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EU sticks to 20-percent carbon cuts

The European Union on Friday gave notice it was not prepared to go beyond a planned 20-percent cut in greenhouse-gas emissions ahead of next month's UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico.

dateOct 29, 2010 in Environment
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Climate talks end with eye on next year

(AP) -- A historic U.N. climate conference ended Saturday with only a nonbinding "Copenhagen Accord" to show for two weeks of debate and frustration. It was a deal short on concrete steps against global warming, ...

dateDec 19, 2009 in Environment
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UN: Fight climate change with free condoms

(AP) -- The battle against global warming could be helped if the world slowed population growth by making free condoms and family planning advice more widely available, the U.N. Population Fund said Wednesday.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Environment
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