News tagged with climate treaty

A new approach to making climate treaties work

(Phys.org) —Why can't global leaders agree on a broad, effective climate change pact? More than 20 years after they began, international negotiations based on the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Environment
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Acid oceans: the 'evil twin' of climate change

(AP) -- Far from Copenhagen's turbulent climate talks, the sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters reposing along the shoreline and kelp forests of this protected marine area stand to gain from any global ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Environment
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Scientist: Leak of climate e-mails appalling

(AP) -- A leading climate change scientist whose private e-mails are included in thousands of documents that were stolen by hackers and posted online said Sunday the leaks may have been aimed at undermining next month's ...

dateNov 23, 2009 in Environment
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US sets new carbon standard for power plants

The United States said Tuesday it was setting the first national standards on carbon emissions from power plants, taking aim at the burning of coal which is considered a top culprit in climate change.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Environment
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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 ...

dateDec 11, 2010 in Environment
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