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Financing battle emerges at climate change talks

(AP) -- International climate negotiators were at odds Tuesday on how to raise billions of dollars to help poor countries cope with global warming. A major shipping group is willing to help, endorsing a proposal for a carbon ...

dateNov 29, 2011 in Environment
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UN weather agency: scorching heat soon routine

(AP) -- The brutal heat waves that killed thousands of Europeans in 2003 and that choked Russia earlier this year will seem like average summers in the future as the Earth continues to warm, the U.N. weather agency said ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Environment
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Leaked document stirs anger at climate summit

(AP) -- A leaked Danish document at the U.N. climate conference provoked angry criticism Tuesday from developing countries who feared it would shift more of the burden to curb greenhouse gases on poorer countries.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Environment
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UN seeks better data on hurricanes, droughts

(AP) -- The United Nations opened talks Monday on setting up a better weather surveillance system worldwide so all nations can get earlier, more accurate warnings about hurricanes, droughts and floods.

dateAug 31, 2009 in Environment
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