Archive for December, 2009
PARIS, Dec 30 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Economics, rather than politics, will be the main driver of the fight against global warming in 2010.
Dec 30 (Reuters) – Some 385 million tonnes in controversial Kyoto Protocol carbon emissions rights sales were announced in 2009, more than 10 times the total amount traded in the seven years prior, according to data compiled by Reuters.
BRASILIA, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Brazil will make its ambitious 2020 greenhouse gas emissions targets legally binding even though global climate talks failed this month, the country’s environment minister said on Monday.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 18 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama forged a climate deal with emerging economic powers on Friday, breaking a deadlock at U.N.-led talks, but said the world still had “much further to go” in the fight against global warming.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 19 (Reuters) – U.N. climate talks avoided a total collapse on Saturday by skirting bitter opposition from several nations to a deal championed by the U.S. President Barack Obama and five emerging economies including China.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 18 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to “act together” on an accord to fight climate change, but he did not offer new U.S. commitments to cut emissions that some see as crucial to a deal.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 18 (Reuters) – World leaders tried to rescue a global climate agreement on Friday but the failure of leading greenhouse gas emitters China and the United States to come up with new proposals blocked chances of an ambitious deal.
BRUSSELS, Dec 11 (Reuters) – European leaders promised on Friday to provide developing countries with 7.3 billion euros ($10.8 billion) over three years to try to win their support for a climate change deal in Copenhagen.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 11 (Reuters) – The world should at least halve world greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 with rich nations taking the lead, according to a first draft text on Friday seeking to break deadlock on a new climate pact at U.N. talks.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The biggest climate talks in history opened on Monday with a stark U.N. warning about risks of rising seas and desertification and a prediction by hosts Denmark that a deal to combat climate change was “within reach”.