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The Dangers of Delay, Climate Action Hotline, 6.13.11

The Dangers of Delay, Climate Action Hotline, 6.13.11

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director June 13, 2011 The Dangers of Delay In Bonn, Germany last week diplomats and climate advocates gathered to build on the international framework for climate cooperation. As the UNFCCC nears its 20th birthday, this annual session was marked by difficulties sorting out the wording and scope of the agenda of its […]

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Strong Voices and Influential Reports, Climate Action Hotline 6.6.11

Strong Voices and Influential Reports, Climate Action Hotline 6.6.11

June 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director June 6, 2011 Source: http://ostseis.anl.gov/ Strong Voices and Influential Reports Last Tuesday, President Obama nominated John E. Bryson to head the Commerce Department as the Commerce Secretary. This announcement brought praise from both environmental groups and businesses. Notably, Mr. Bryson helped co-found the Natural Resources Defense Council in 1970 and has […]

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Small Steps Forward…, Climate Action Hotline 12.13.10

Small Steps Forward…, Climate Action Hotline 12.13.10

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director December 13, 2010 Small Steps Forward… World attention turned to global warming last week as governments came together around some cooperative efforts in Cancun, Mexico, while back in DC, both Congress and the Courts took important steps to curb climate change and pave the way for a clean energy economy. Two […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 11.29.10

Climate Action Hotline, 11.29.10

November 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director November 29, 2010 Climate Action Hotline According to a study published in Nature Geoscience, world carbon dioxide emissions fell 1.3% between 2008 and 2009, with increased coal use limiting this decrease. In the U.S., emissions fell 7% because of the sinking economy, better energy efficiency, and cleaner energy according to the […]

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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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