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Worldfocus Radio: Small Islands, Big Climate Changes

Worldfocus Radio

Worldfocus Radio: Small Islands, Big Climate Changes

While no full-scale agreement was reached in Copenhagen, a non-binding political accord emerged from the conference, which China and India just endorsed last week. We look deeper at the immediate consequences of climate change on small islands. Ronald Jumeau and May Boeve join Martin Savidge to discuss how to stop global warming.

Posted: March 17, 2010 15:46   Comments: 12
Acute problem of deforestation threatens Indonesia

Interview

Acute problem of deforestation threatens Indonesia

Deforestation in Indonesia is responsible for much of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. Indonesia's failure to slow the destruction could impact global warming. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses the acute problem of deforestation in Indonesia.

Posted: January 4, 2010 11:20   Comments: 0
In India, growth-first advocates battle progressives, cynics

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In India, growth-first advocates battle progressives, cynics

There is not much consensus on climate policy in India, which is the fourth-largest aggregate emitter of greenhouse gases worldwide. Navroz K. Dubash of the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi explains Indian climate change politics.

Posted: December 15, 2009 14:09   Comments: 1
Bangladesh reels from the impact of climate change

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Bangladesh reels from the impact of climate change

Addressing the effects of rising seas, a Bangladeshi man created "school boats" to bring school to children. Producer Steve Sapienza of the Pulitzer Center reports on how social entrepreneurs, NGOs and governments in poorer countries are trying to deal with climate change today.

Posted: December 8, 2009 15:55   Comments: 3
Copenhagen climate change conference: what’s at stake?

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Copenhagen climate change conference: what’s at stake?

Worldfocus producer Connie Kargbo interviews Columbia University's Scott Barrett on the UN Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. He explains what the United States -- and other nations both rich and poor-- might hope to accomplish.

Posted: December 8, 2009 14:17   Comments: 15
Maldives underwater meeting to address climate change

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Maldives underwater meeting to address climate change

This December, representatives of around 200 nations will gather in the Danish capital to seal a deal on climate change. Small island nations such as the Maldives have much at stake at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

Posted: October 16, 2009 13:02   Comments: 2
Warming Greenland moves towards independence

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Warming Greenland moves towards independence

Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen has proclaimed that Greenland can declare full independence from Denmark. But even as Greenland moves towards independence, it must contend with the growing effects of climate change and wean itself off Danish financial support.

Posted: July 28, 2009 07:24   Comments: 2
G-8 leaders grapple with climate change

Interview (video)

G-8 leaders grapple with climate change

The issue of climate change has been a contentious one at the G-8 summit. The major industrialized countries have reached an agreement among themselves to cut greenhouse gases, but a group of developing countries have balked. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses the implications.

Posted: July 9, 2009 16:15   Comments: 1
Side-stepping catastrophe with China over climate, currency

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Side-stepping catastrophe with China over climate, currency

China and the United States have thus far been able to avoid a train wreck over climate and energy conservation issues, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but the real test is still to come.

Posted: June 30, 2009 10:58   Comments: 3
The game of chicken with China over global warming ends

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The game of chicken with China over global warming ends

Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian writes that under the Obama administration, the U.S. and China are finding a shared cause in the fight against global warming, and each nation has stopped waiting for the other to act first.

Posted: May 29, 2009 17:26   Comments: 5
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