News tagged with global trade

International ban on polar bear trade rejected

A major meeting of governments on threats to endangered species on Thursday rejected a ban on international trade in polar bears amid fears it would distract from the bigger threat of global warming.

Mar 07, 2013
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EU hails China's commitment to climate change

The European Union said Wednesday that China, the world's largest carbon emitter, was willing to cooperate more closely to address climate change worldwide ahead of a key global pact due in 2015.

Jul 17, 2013
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New photos reveal Taiwan shark fishing

A US-based environmental group on Wednesday expressed concern over new photos that seem to show the killing of large numbers of "biologically vulnerable" sharks by fishermen in Taiwan.

Oct 19, 2011
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China to appeal WTO ruling on book, movie imports

(AP) -- China will appeal a World Trade Organization ruling that ordered it to ease restrictions on imports of movies, music and books in a case brought by Washington, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said Monday.

Aug 17, 2009
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Australia's Parliament defeats global warming bill

(AP) -- Australia's plans for an emissions trading system to combat global warming were scuttled Wednesday in Parliament, handing a defeat to a government that had hoped to set an example at international climate change ...

Dec 02, 2009
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