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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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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

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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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China’s First UN Climate Conference Explores Urgency, Stirs Fresh Hope For Climate Progress

China’s First UN Climate Conference Explores Urgency, Stirs Fresh Hope For Climate Progress

October 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China – In a gesture that signaled more urgent engagement to cool the planet, the United Nation’s chief climate negotiator today opened this nation’s first international climate conference by sealing a symbolic Great Climate Wall of China with an ancient proverb. Christiana Figueres, a Costa Rican diplomat and climate expert, who in May was […]

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Before Big China Climate Conference, New Senate Support For Clean Energy, Climate Action Hotline 9.28.10

Before Big China Climate Conference, New Senate Support For Clean Energy, Climate Action Hotline 9.28.10

September 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

September 28, 2010 Before Big China Climate Conference, New Senate Support For Clean Energy On September 22, 12 days before China hosts its first UN climate conference in Tianjin, a group of Republican and Democratic Senators sent a rare bipartisan signal to the world that the United States has not abandoned the hard work of […]

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Before Big China Climate Conference, New Senate Support For Clean Energy

Before Big China Climate Conference, New Senate Support For Clean Energy

September 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On September 22, 12 days before China hosts its first UN climate conference in Tianjin, a group of Republican and Democratic Senators sent a rare bipartisan signal to the world that the United States has not abandoned the hard work of reducing climate emissions and speeding the clean energy transition. The group introduced a bill […]

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U.S. Charm Offensive at Copenhagen Climate Conference: Will it Work?

U.S. Charm Offensive at Copenhagen Climate Conference: Will it Work?

December 10, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

By Keith Schneider US Climate Action Network COPENHAGEN — Lisa Jackson, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, pushed through a crush of visitors at the U.S. Center yesterday, stepped to the podium in front of a packed meeting room, and became the first of President Obama’s senior advisors to appear at the UN Climate […]

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CAN-I Press Conference, Dec 9

CAN-I Press Conference, Dec 9

December 10, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Today’s COP 15 CAN-I press conference featured Kim Carstensen (WWF), Raman Mehta (ActionAid), and Alden Meyer (UCS).

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