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UN Climate Negotiations Wrap Up in Warsaw, Climate Action Hotline, 11.25.13

UN Climate Negotiations Wrap Up in Warsaw, Climate Action Hotline, 11.25.13

November 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UN Climate Negotiations Wrap Up in Warsaw

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Update: Week Two of the UN Climate  Negotiations in Warsaw, Climate Action Hotline 11.22.13

Update: Week Two of the UN Climate Negotiations in Warsaw, Climate Action Hotline 11.22.13

November 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  Update: Week Two of the UN Climate Negotiations in Warsaw   The second and final week of the 19th annual international climate negotiations is well underway in Warsaw, Poland. These meetings are meant to put the world on the path to the next international climate agreement, which countries aim to complete in 2015 and put […]

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Updates from the International Climate Negotiations in Warsaw, Hotline 11.15.13

Updates from the International Climate Negotiations in Warsaw, Hotline 11.15.13

November 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Updates from the International Climate Negotiations in Warsaw Photo credit: flickr.com/photos/minamperu/ The 19th annual UN climate negotiations kicked off earlier this week in Warsaw, Poland. The aim of this year’s meeting is to put the world on a path to the next international climate agreement, to be finalized in 2015 and go into effect in […]

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Bonn Climate Talks Conclude Amid Projections of Record High Atmospheric CO2 Levels, Hotline 5.8.13

Bonn Climate Talks Conclude Amid Projections of Record High Atmospheric CO2 Levels, Hotline 5.8.13

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Bonn Climate Talks Conclude Amid Projections of Record High Atmospheric CO2 Levels Photo credit: Flickr, Creative Commons: Adopt a Negotiator The second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP2)—the latest intersessional of the international climate change negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)—concluded […]

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How Did Your Senators Vote On Climate Amendments Last Week? Hotline 3.28.13

How Did Your Senators Vote On Climate Amendments Last Week? Hotline 3.28.13

March 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

All through the night on Friday and into the wee hours of Saturday morning (March 22-23)—while many of us were sleeping—the US Senate voted on dozens of amendments and finally passed a blueprint for next year’s federal budget (S. Con. Res. 8). ICYMI: There were some important climate-related votes you should know about.

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Take Action: Tell Congress Not to Sequester, Hotline 2.22.13

Take Action: Tell Congress Not to Sequester, Hotline 2.22.13

February 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Take Action: Tell Congress Not to Sequester Clean Energy and Climate Action Without Congressional action, drastic, automatic across-the-board budget cuts are due to take effect on March 1, 2013. These cuts, also known as the ‘sequester,’ were punted back from their original start date of January 1, 2013. The action earlier this year provided no […]

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Moving the Nation Forward on Climate, Hotline 2.8.2013

Moving the Nation Forward on Climate, Hotline 2.8.2013

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  Moving the Nation Forward on Climate We could call 2012 the ‘Year of Climate Impacts.’ In twelve short months, the nation weathered Hurricane Sandy, overwhelming heat waves, calamitous drought, and watched the Southwest burn. As President Obama said in his second Inaugural Address, “…none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling […]

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Deciphering the Doha Outcome, 12.10.12

Deciphering the Doha Outcome, 12.10.12

December 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

  Deciphering the Doha Outcome Arabs lead the first ever climate march in Qatar, calling on nations to lead in UN climate negotiations. (Photo credit: flickr.com/photos/adoptanegotiator) In a dramatic twist, the Doha climate talks came to an abrupt end a little more than 24 hours after their scheduled conclusion. Many participants were surprised to see […]

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An Uneven Playing Field In the Face of Superstorms, Hotline 11.1.12

An Uneven Playing Field In the Face of Superstorms, Hotline 11.1.12

November 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

An Uneven Playing Field In the Face of Superstorms As Hurricane Sandy headed to the East Coast, a group of activists with 350.org, a global climate campaign, unfurled a giant parachute banner with the words “End Climate Silence.” For more info, visit 350.org. (Photo credit: flickr.com/photos/350org) By Ryan Patterson, USCAN Operations Director Both Presidential campaigns […]

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Bangkok Round-up, Hotline 9.13.12

Bangkok Round-up, Hotline 9.13.12

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Bangkok Climate Talks (Photo credit: Adopt A Negotiator, Creative Commons/Flickr) Last week, the latest round of climate talks concluded in Bangkok, Thailand. The talks were held in preparation for the next UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP 18), which will begin November 26, 2012 in Doha, Qatar. The Bangkok sessions set out to resolve and […]

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