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Governments around the World are Acting to Reduce their Footprints

The sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Cancun is the latest UN effort to get the international efforts to reduce global warming and climate change on political and community agendas. Although COP16 is not expected to produce a binding agreement, many governments have adopted initiatives to diminish their environmental impacts and carbon footprint. Understand the international efforts to reduce global warming […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Obama Puts Climate

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) In his first State of the Union address, President Barack Obama touched on climate issues only briefly. He called on the Senate to pass a climate bill, but did not give Congress a deadline or promise to veto weak legislation. Nor did he mention the Copenhagen […]Read More

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Rise in CO2 Emissions Continues for Developed Nations

According to data released today from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany, greenhouse gas emissions in industrialized nations rose in 2007, continuing the upward trend of the previous six years and underscoring the need for an “ambitious deal in Copenhagen.” Data submitted to the UNFCCC show that greenhouse gas […]Read More

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UK’s Hadley Center Issues Stongest Warning Yet on Climate Change

The British Meteorological Office’s Hadley Centre, the country’s largest (and generally conservative) environmental research organization, has issued its strongest warning to date about the world response to climate change. Research released from the Hadley Centre says that global emissions must be cut 3% per year starting in 2010 if the world has any hope of avoiding an increase in […]Read More