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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

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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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Climate Action Heats Up as Summer Wanes, Climate Action Hotline 9.14.10

Climate Action Heats Up as Summer Wanes, Climate Action Hotline 9.14.10

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

September 14, 2010 Climate Action Heats Up as Summer Wanes Congress resumes after a long August recess and the concerted influence of the climate community will focus this month on protecting EPA’s authority to act on global warming and pushing the agency to be more aggressive. First order of business: blocking rogue proposals this week […]

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Rockefeller Delay Measure Would Give Air Polluters A Free Pass

Rockefeller Delay Measure Would Give Air Polluters A Free Pass

September 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Keith Schneider U.S. Climate Action Network More than 1 billion tons of coal are mined and burned in the United States each year, almost all of it to generate electricity in the nation’s more than 600 coal-fired utilities. Those utilities pour 2.67 billion tons of climate changing carbon emissions into the atmosphere every year, […]

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