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National interests hinder climate accord attempt

(AP) -- Delegates attending a 194-nation climate conference agree the world needs to send less carbon into the atmosphere, but national interests and economic worries have so far hindered attempts to reach an agreement that ...

dateDec 08, 2011 in Environment
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Climate talks eye revenue from shipping

With nations facing gaping shortfalls meeting pledges on climate change, several governments and activist groups are pushing to put a price on shipping emissions to fund aid to poor countries.

dateOct 06, 2011 in Environment
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New faultlines widen at UN climate talks

Fraught UN climate talks revealed growing frustration this week among vulnerable nations and observers with the political stance of emerging economies like China and India in the battle to stave off dangerous ...

dateNov 24, 2013 in Environment
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Environmentalism is not about being rich or poor

Higher and lower incomes make little difference to people's concern about the natural environment, according to new research from the University of Bristol. A paper published today in the European Sociological Re ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Environment
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