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All Posts Tagged With: "climate change"

Ban Ki-moon: Climate change more important than Iran

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Ban Ki-moon: Climate change more important than Iran

Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon held a special press briefing in New York about climate change. Rafael Pi Roman of WNET.org joins Martin Savidge to discuss Ban Ki-moon's comments.

Posted: September 30, 2009 09:26   Comments: 0
Obstacles to a climate change agreement in Copenhagen

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Obstacles to a climate change agreement in Copenhagen

As world leaders gather at the United Nations to discuss the global environment, Kumi Naidoo of Tck Tck Tck discusses the major obstacles to getting an agreement during upcoming talks in Copenhagen.

Posted: September 22, 2009 13:56   Comments: 7
Worldfocus reporting from the U.N.

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Worldfocus reporting from the U.N.

Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Ben Piven report from the United Nations on the first day of the 64th session of the General Assembly.

Posted: September 22, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
As world leaders talk, climate change ravages Tasmania

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As world leaders talk, climate change ravages Tasmania

World leaders gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday to discuss the global environment. To hear them talk about climate change behind the walls of the United Nations is one thing. To actually see how it is affecting the environment, as is happening in Tasmania, is quite another.

Posted: September 22, 2009 08:41   Comments: 0
China and India?  No — just China

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China and India? No — just China

In the run up to international negotiations about climate change in Copenhagen, Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian argues that lumping India and China together is a tactical misstep, and offers China political cover to avoid committing to binding carbon emission targets.

Posted: September 18, 2009 10:12   Comments: 3
In the Newsroom: Africa and climate change

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In the Newsroom: Africa and climate change

Worldfocus associate producer Connie Kargbo shares her opinion on climate change and policy in Africa.

Posted: September 17, 2009 12:47   Comments: 1
Scientists discover new species in Mozambique rain forest

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Scientists discover new species in Mozambique rain forest

Jeffrey Barbee of Global Post traveled to Mozambique to explore a pristine rain forest discovered only four years ago. Scientists are now scouting the forests to discover species of plants and animals unknown to science until now.

Posted: September 3, 2009 16:46   Comments: 6
Greener governments, businesses address climate change

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Greener governments, businesses address climate change

Michael Allegretti of The Climate Group addresses how business and governments can address the challenges and economic opportunities of climate change in anticipation of the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen later this year.

Posted: September 3, 2009 16:01   Comments: 4
Deforestation threatens the environment in Borneo

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Deforestation threatens the environment in Borneo

Environmental concerns are in conflict with the Malaysian government's economic interests on the island of Borneo. Large swaths of tropical forest are being cleared for the timber and palm oil industries.

Posted: September 3, 2009 14:52   Comments: 1
Sugar prices spike during Ramadan holiday

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Sugar prices spike during Ramadan holiday

Almost halfway through the month-long fast holiday of Ramadan, Pakistan is reeling from a major sugar shortage. Anita McNaught of Al Jazeera English reports on the sugar shortage.

Posted: September 3, 2009 11:44   Comments: 3

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