Day: December 13, 2009

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IPCC Chairman: ClimateGate a “Recreational Distraction” for Some – No

At a press conference saturday afternoon, IPCC Chairman Dr. Rajendra K Pachauri made clear the “robustness” of the organization’s process, reiterating the findings of it’s Fourth Assessment Report, namely that warming is “unequivocal” and “very likely” caused by human activity – beyond naturally occurring climate variation which are also ongoing and was acknowledged at the […]Read More

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Tuvalu’s Ian Fry Gives Impassioned Plea at COP15 for the

As has been widely reported, plenary sessions where suspended last Wednesday when Tuvalu’s chief negotiator Ian Fry pleaded for consideration of the “Tuvalu Protocol” calling for strengthening of the Kyoto Protocol and sharply limiting greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of containing global temperature rise to within 1.5 degrees Celsius – far more than developed nations […]Read More

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Good Intentions Plus 20 Kroner Gets a Cup of Coffee

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer’s 6:30PM press briefing was postponed nearly forty minutes last night due to his meeting with demonstrators and activists standing vigil in the cold outside the Bella Center. When later asked what took place to cause the postponement, de Boer only said he had “met with representatives outside.” UN Minister […]Read More