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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
U.N. Copenhagen climate change conference aims high

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U.N. Copenhagen climate change conference aims high

U.N. officials say that the time has come, not only to reduce carbon emission in the developed and developing worlds, but also for wealthier countries to help poorer countries deal with the devastating effects of climate change. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Robert Guest, Washington correspondent for The Economist.

Posted: December 7, 2009 16:15   Comments: 27
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
Opportunities and obstacles await Copenhagen summit

Interview

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
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
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
China and India?  No — just China

Nina Hachigian (blog)

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
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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