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In Cancun, Negotiators Search For Agreement While Their Nations Push In Different Direction, Climate Action Hotline 11.22.10

In Cancun, Negotiators Search For Agreement While Their Nations Push In Different Direction, Climate Action Hotline 11.22.10

November 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director November 22, 2010 In Cancun, Negotiators Search For Agreement While Their Nations Push In Different Direction On November 29 representatives from 190 countries will be in Cancun, Mexico for the 16th Conference of the Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Late last week, following a two-day Major […]

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In Cancun, Negotiators Search For Agreement While Their Nations Push In Different Direction

In Cancun, Negotiators Search For Agreement While Their Nations Push In Different Direction

November 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On November 29 representatives from 190 countries will be in Cancun, Mexico for the 16th Conference of the Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Late last week, following a two-day Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate in Washington, the Obama administration’s chief climate negotiator told reporters not to expect too […]

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Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success

Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China — On Monday, two days after the UNFCCC climate conference ended after six days of grudging negotiation, the sky above this busy city turned blue, the sun appeared for the first time in a week, and Tianjin’s angled skyline, not visible previously in the thick smog, appeared like a gleaming glass and steel […]

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Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success, Climate Action Hotline 10.12.10

Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success, Climate Action Hotline 10.12.10

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

October 12, 2010 Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success TIANJIN, China — On Monday, two days after the UNFCCC climate conference ended after six days of grudging negotiation, the sky above this busy city turned blue, the sun appeared for the first time in a week, and Tianjin’s […]

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Talk of Tianjin Climate Conference: China and U.S. Companies Are Electrifying The Car

Talk of Tianjin Climate Conference: China and U.S. Companies Are Electrifying The Car

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China – Whatever the differences that irked delegates from China and the United States during the six days of climate negotiations that ended here on Saturday, divisions principally defined by how each would control carbon emissions and measure progress, the unmistakable conclusion reached by most of the delegates and participants is how closely tied […]

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Two Senior Diplomats Frustrated By Pace of Tianjin Climate Conference

Two Senior Diplomats Frustrated By Pace of Tianjin Climate Conference

October 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

TIANJIN, China — Two of the significant participants in the UN climate change conference here, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres and chief U.S. negotiator Jonathan Pershing, have made it known they are increasingly unhappy with a tangled negotiating process that seems unable to move beyond producing more snags. Over the last 18 hours or so, […]

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Coal Is King In China, And Top Priority For Engineers Determined To Lower Climate Risks

Coal Is King In China, And Top Priority For Engineers Determined To Lower Climate Risks

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China – This industrious nation’s allegiance to construction projects of massive scale are as familiar to the world as the 2,500-year-old, 5,500-mile Great Wall of China, which protected the country’s northern frontier, and as imposing as the wide moats and towering red stone walls of the 600-year-old Forbidden City at the heart of Beijing. […]

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In Tianjin, China and U.S. Similarities Overshadow Differences

In Tianjin, China and U.S. Similarities Overshadow Differences

October 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On opposite sides of the Pacific, leaders of the world’s two biggest carbon polluters are plainly thinking about clean energy to power up their economies and cool the climate. In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced their intention to extend vehicle efficiency standards that went into effect in […]

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In Tianjin, China and the U.S. Similarities Overshadow Differences, Climate Action Hotline 10.5.10

In Tianjin, China and the U.S. Similarities Overshadow Differences, Climate Action Hotline 10.5.10

October 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

October 5, 2010 In Tianjin, China and the U.S. Similarities Overshadow Differences On opposite sides of the Pacific, leaders of the world’s two biggest carbon polluters are plainly thinking about clean energy to power up their economies and cool the climate. In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced […]

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Behind The Great Wall of Climate Change An American Artist Gaining Global Distinction

Behind The Great Wall of Climate Change An American Artist Gaining Global Distinction

October 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China – In almost every way – timing, media coverage, official attention, and spirited engagement  –  the stamping of the Great Climate Wall of China with a Chinese proverb this morning was a triumph for its organizers — the Global Campaign For Climate Action (GCCA), Tck tck tck, and Greenpeace. It also was another […]

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