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Wangari Maathai’s REDD Belt Movement

Elizabeth Baker 12/15/09 649 words Wangari Maathai’s REDD Belt Movement Wangari Maathai, the first environmentalist to win a Nobel Peace Prize, will be honored at Tuesday’s COP15 opening ceremony as a Messenger of Peace with special focus on the environment and climate change, raising the stakes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in developing Countries (REDD) within the climate change agreement by putting …

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IPCC Chairman: ClimateGate a “Recreational Distraction” for Some – No Impact on COP15

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 briefing . Pachauri said the process has stood the …

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Business and COP15

Ahead of Copenhagen’s COP15, some business leaders stood out by standing up for efforts to combat climate change. As reported by the Copenhagen Climate Council, global business leaders assembled in Copenhagen at the World Business Summit on Climate Change. They issued The Copenhagen Call, a concise statement from business leaders about the elements required to forge an effective new global climate treaty. Global business leaders called …

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