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Island in Denmark produces more energy than it consumes

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Island in Denmark produces more energy than it consumes

John Larson travels to Denmark's Samso Island to report on its efforts to eliminate fossil fuel use. In 1998, Samso, population 4,000, devised a bold plan to completely switch to renewable energy. Today, the island is 100% carbon-neutral.

Posted: December 7, 2009 17:06   Comments: 17
Greenhouse gas emissions soaring around the globe

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Greenhouse gas emissions soaring around the globe

As part of its coverage of this week's Copenhagen climate change summit, the Center for Public Integrity's International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published an interactive graphic depicting emissions. View four different maps showing global emissions totals, produced by data graphic designer Stephen Rountree.

Posted: December 7, 2009 16:09   Comments: 4
Reaping the benefits of Obama’s East Asia tour

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Reaping the benefits of Obama’s East Asia tour

Worldfocus contributing blogger Nina Hachigian argues that President Obama's East Asia trip produced important results, particularly on climate: an electric car initiative, a joint clean-energy research center and a partnership on developing clean coal technologies.

Posted: December 3, 2009 13:40   Comments: 0
Opportunities and obstacles await Copenhagen summit

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Opportunities and obstacles await Copenhagen summit

Just four days remain until the long-anticipated summit on climate change in Copenhagen, Denmark. Today India announced a target to reduce harmful CO2 emissions, after similar offers by the U.S., China and the E.U. Daljit Dhaliwal discusses the upcoming climate conference with Annie Petsonk, International Counsel for the Environmental Defense Fund.

Posted: December 3, 2009 11:55   Comments: 28
Tonga’s traditional ways threatened by climate change

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Tonga’s traditional ways threatened by climate change

Producer Megan Thompson traveled around the globe to report on the effects of climate change for small island nations. She writes about the beauty and culture of the island of Tonga -- where global warming may threaten a way of life that has endured for centuries.

Posted: November 5, 2009 13:44   Comments: 3
Converting religious groups into climate change crusaders

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Converting religious groups into climate change crusaders

Climate change activists are often stymied by skeptics who doubt how much humans can do to reverse global warming. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Olav Kjorven, director of the UNDP's Bureau for Development Policy about why the organization is turning to world religions to fight climate change.

Posted: October 26, 2009 16:41   Comments: 6
Maldives leaders seize democracy to save their country

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Maldives leaders seize democracy to save their country

In the Maldives, the country's new president has initiated a series of high-profile events to publicize the potentially devastating effects of climate change. But as producer Megan Thompson writes, behind the public relations lies a serious -- and hopeful -- story of a remarkable political transformation.

Posted: October 26, 2009 15:06   Comments: 0
Message in a bottle: reporting from Antigua and Grenada

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Message in a bottle: reporting from Antigua and Grenada

Megan Thompson is traveling around the world for a series on climate change and small island nations. She filed this report about the ill effects of climate change in Antigua and Grenada.

Posted: October 19, 2009 14:14   Comments: 4
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
Around the world in 18 days

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Around the world in 18 days

Producer Megan Thompson is traveling the globe for Worldfocus to report on the effects on climate change on small island nations. Megan will take 16 flights and log 35,000 miles on the trip.

Posted: October 15, 2009 10:52   Comments: 3

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