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Looking beyond the Kyoto Protocol

Ten years ago, on 16 February 2005, the Kyoto Protocol came into force. The aim of this international agreement was to reduce the annual emissions of greenhouse gases. Targets and expectations were high, ...

Feb 18, 2015
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Rare ray of hope in UN climate talks

The detente achieved at UN talks that concluded with a framework for a world climate pact is only temporary, achieved by kicking the difficult decisions down the road, parties and observers say.

Feb 14, 2015
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UN negotiators plot route to climate pact

Negotiators haggled on the penultimate day of UN climate talks in Geneva Thursday over how best to streamline the bloated draft of a long-awaited pact the world's nations must sign in December.

Feb 12, 2015
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