News tagged with climate treaty

UN climate meeting OKs Green Fund in new accord

(AP) -- A U.N. conference on Saturday adopted a modest climate deal creating a fund to help the developing world go green, though it deferred for another year the tough work of carving out deeper reductions in carbon emissions ...

dateDec 11, 2010 in Environment
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Compromise spirit at climate talks in last days

(AP) -- It may not last, but a spirit of compromise seems to have settled over the annual U.N. climate conference as negotiators enter its final days looking for agreements on secondary tools for coping with global warming.

dateDec 07, 2010 in Environment
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Plodding climate talks stepping up to higher level

(AP) -- The slow-moving U.N. talks on combating global warming took a step forward Saturday with revised proposals for a $100 billion-a-year climate aid fund and other issues for debate by the world's environment ministers ...

dateDec 05, 2010 in Environment
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Climate science chief sees 'huge gaps' in research

(AP) -- From the methane-laden tundra of the far north to the depths of the oceans, world governments need to spend more on cutting-edge research to "get a handle" on how much and how quickly the world will warm in decades ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Environment
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UN: No comprehensive climate deal this year

(AP) -- Outgoing U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer shot down expectations of a climate treaty this year, saying Monday that a major U.N. conference in December would yield only a "first answer" on curbing greenhouse gases.

dateMay 03, 2010 in Environment
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