Day: December 21, 2010

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UNFCCC Chief Figueres Urges Nations to Step Up Their Commitments

When Christiana Figueres took over the reigns as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), she emphasized lowered expectations for the COP16 climate talks. In comments made last summer, Figueres predicted that a full and binding climate treaty, if ever reached, would “certainly not happen in my lifetime” Now that […]Read More