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South Asian leaders to talk climate change
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

THIMPHU Bhutan - (APINTL) Climate change, launching a $300 million development fund for infrastructure and a trade agreement topped the agenda Wednesday as leaders of eight South Asian nations prepared to meet for an annual summit, officials said. ... Read More

2009 sees no growth in CO2; first time since 1992
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

AMSTERDAM - (AP) The world's industrial emissions of climate-changing carbon dioxide held steady last year, as recession slowed production in rich countries while growth in China and India made up the difference, a leading monitoring agency reported... Read More

Critics slam new climate change proposal in Bonn
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BONN, Germany - (AP) A new round of climate talks ended Friday with rich and poor countries both sharply criticizing a new text meant to pave the way toward a deal to halt global warming. Still, the United Nations said progress was made at the two... Read More

Germany, Mexico trying to push climate talks ahead
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN- (AP) Five months after the troubled United Nations conference in Copenhagen, Germany and Mexico are teaming up in an effort to break the deadlock in negotiations on a global climate deal. They will co-host a three-day meeting in Bonn starting... Read More

UN reminds rich countries of climate promises
Posted on 25 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (AP) As another difficult round of climate talks approached, the United Nations urged rich countries Tuesday to live up to their promises of help for poor nations in the fight against global warming. Outgoing U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer... Read More

Maldives: UN climate summit must make big cuts
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

SEOUL South Korea - (APINTL) The president of the Maldives warned Friday that the world is running out of time to stall climate change and said he hoped a U.N. climate summit in Mexico this year would put the international community on track to adopting... Read More