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UN chief calls for urgent action on climate change

(AP) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that urgent action was needed on climate change, pointing to the famine in the Horn of Africa and devastating floods in northern Australia as examples of ...

dateSep 08, 2011 in Environment
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UN talks: Rich nations must make big emission cuts

(AP) -- Wealthy nations would commit to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, and the world should strive to nearly eliminate them - or at least cut them in half - by 2050 under a draft agreement ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Environment
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