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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

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

Germany: Climate meeting "broke the ice"
Posted on 4 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - (AP) Some 40 nations at a high-level climate meeting have made headway toward a pact to curb global warming, but the most important issues remain unresolved, Germany's environment minister said Tuesday. Many delegates agreed... Read More

'Climategate' inquiry mostly vindicates scientists
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (AP) An independent British report into the leak of hundreds of e-mails from one of the world's leading climate research centers has largely vindicated the scientists involved, a finding many in the field hope will calm the global uproar... Read More

Rich countries pledge $4B to stop deforestation
Posted on 28 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

OSLO, Norway - (AP) Developed nations pledged more than $4 billion Thursday to finance a program meant to help poor countries protect their forests and slow global warming. An agency monitoring the aid will be up and running before U.N. climate talks... Read More

Climate talks could pick up from failed summit
Posted on 8 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

AMSTERDAM - (AP) Climate change negotiators convening this weekend are hoping to renew momentum on a new global warming treaty after setbacks at the Copenhagen summit four months ago but the talks could easily turn into a round of recriminations. Delegates... Read More