What’s Next on the Road to Rio

December 15, 2011 by  
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As the world works to make sense of what happened at COP17, it’s time to start planning how to make the Rio+20 conference a truly world-changing event.

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What the Heck Happened in Durban?

December 13, 2011 by  
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With COP17 wrapped up after a marathon negotiation, now it’s time to make sense of what went down in the final hours, and what it means for the global effort to minimize climate change.

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COP17 UPDATE: Durban’s Last Day and No Agreement is Signed

December 9, 2011 by  
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As the COP17 conference in Durban winds to a close today, we’re still left without a major global agreement on how to reduce emissions and stall global climate change. The focus today has been on a proposed “roadmap” for future discussions on emissions reductions drawn up by the European Union that is vague enough that there are hopes it could be signed by many of the delegates in attendance in Durban. Even then, the United States, China and India are saying that this so-called “roadmap” goes against their personal demands. Read the rest of COP17 UPDATE: Durban’s Last Day and No Agreement is Signed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon market , carbon markets , carbon solutions , Climate Change , climate change talks , cop17 , durban , durban climate conference , durban climate talks , global warming , international agreement , largest emitters , un climate change , un climate conference , unfccc , united nations framework conference on climate change

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Pressure Mounts on US, India, China to Seal COP17 Deal

December 9, 2011 by  
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A standoff is continuing in Durban as diplomats prepare to extend summit into Saturday, while the three countries face intense pressure to sign on to an ambitious global climate deal.

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How Women Are Affected By, and Can Shape, Climate Policy

December 9, 2011 by  
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Even as the U.N. climate summit is underway, a discussion is happening in the United States about how women worldwide are disproportionately affected by climate change, and how they can be instrumental in shaping policy.

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COP17 DURBAN UPDATE: Developing Countries Snag Talks on Issue of Carbon Markets

December 8, 2011 by  
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On this second to last day of COP17, a new piece of the puzzle that explains why this year’s United Nation Climate Talks are likely to end in a stalemate tomorrow , has emerged. Developing nations from around the world are whole-heartedly resisting the notion that a carbon market could be part of their individual solutions. In a media conference with Jeff Hayward, director of the ClimateProgram at the Rainforest Alliance , the issue of developing nations buying into a system of measuring, reporting and marketing carbon has just manifested as one of the many cruxes of the debate. Though in the press the big players like the United States and China have been getting all of the negative light, it seems that everyone at the table is looking to cool the Earth in a way that suits their own personal demands. Read the rest of COP17 DURBAN UPDATE: Developing Countries Snag Talks on Issue of Carbon Markets Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon market , carbon markets , carbon solutions , Climate Change , climate change talks , cop17 , durban , durban climate conference , durban climate talks , global warming , international agreement , largest emitters , un climate change , un climate conference , unfccc , united nations framework conference on climate change

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COP17 Launches a New Leader for the Climate Community

December 8, 2011 by  
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Among the many gracious, insightful and charismatic leaders among the South African hosts of the latest UN climate summit, perhaps none has made a bigger impression than Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the president of COP17.

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6 Glaring Unanswered Policy Questions Raised at COP17

December 7, 2011 by  
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There are still many unresolved issues at the U.N. climate change conference in Durban, but the business community is seeing some signs of progress.

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Global Emissions Grow at Record Rate as Nations Seek Climate Treaty

December 5, 2011 by  
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New data suggests worldwide emissions surged in 2010 following a small dip during the economic downturn. The news comes as world leaders attempt to find common ground on the fate of the Kyoto Protocol.

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5 Highlights from the World Climate Summit

December 5, 2011 by  
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This weekend, about 600 global executives gathered for an industry-focused side event to the UN’s COP17 negotiations. here are some of the top-level takeaways.

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