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Brazil, South Africa, India and China want Legally Binding Outcome

Ministers from four of the major emerging economies – Brazil, South Africa, India, and China (the “BASIC” group) – met over the weekend and through Monday to discuss the next steps in international efforts to address global warming.  These four countries played a critical role in Copenhagen and collectively account for around 30% of the […]Read More

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80% of the World’s Emissions are Taking Steps to Curb

As I mentioned here by the end of January countries were to register their actions to reduce global warming pollution as agreed under the Copenhagen Accord.  And by deadline countries accounting for over 80% of the world’s global warming pollution (and a bit more) have registered their actions to reduce their pollution.  So what does […]Read More

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Climate Change Accords, Tree Plantations & Human Rights

With organizations and representatives around the world gearing up for key international climate change negotiations in Copenhagen this December, the experience of industrial tree farming in South Africa highlights the perils and pitfalls associated with hammering out a more comprehensive, multidisciplinary and integrated accord.Read More