Mexico’s House of Representatives Passes Landmark Climate Law

April 16, 2012 by  
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Mexico is poised to become the second nation in the world (behind Great Britain) to pass sweeping climate change legislation that calls for dramatically reducing carbon emissions over the next four decades. Last week, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies (its House of Representatives) voted to approve a new General Law on Climate Change by an overwhelming margin of 128-10. To become law, which appears quite likely now, the law must pass the Mexican Senate and be signed by President Felipe Calderón. Read the rest of Mexico’s House of Representatives Passes Landmark Climate Law Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: binding climate law , carbon emissions , climate bill , Climate Change , climate talks , energy policy , General Law on Climate Change , global warming , Mexican congress , Mexican government , mexico , President Felipe Calderón , renewable energy , United Nations

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Oxfam Policy Director: Fair Climate Deal Threatened by Industry

December 15, 2009 by  
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When I sat down to talk with him at the Fresh Air Center in downtown Copenhagen this afternoon, Phil Bloomer looked like he’d been to hell and back. The director of campaigns and policy at Oxfam has been working hard to get developed countries to stop their lengthy “assing about” and heed the call of the world to bring about a fair and binding climate deal. Specifi..

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