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Poorer countries seeking more resources to fight climate change: MEP

Delegates from across the world are meeting in Lima, Peru, to work towards a global deal on climate chage. Giovanni La Via is an Italian MEP and the

Delegates from across the world are meeting in Lima, Peru, to work towards a global deal on climate chage. Giovanni La Via is an Italian MEP and the

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Climate summit - will New York succeed where Copenhagen failed?

There have been lots of upbeat and rousing statements about the UN climate summit in New York on Tuesday, September 23. UN secretary-general Ban

There have been lots of upbeat and rousing statements about the UN climate summit in New York on Tuesday, September 23. UN secretary-general Ban

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Last-minute deal at UN climate talks

After two weeks of talks widely slammed as lacking urgency, international delegates in Warsaw have paved the way for a global deal in 2015 to fight

After two weeks of talks widely slammed as lacking urgency, international delegates in Warsaw have paved the way for a global deal in 2015 to fight

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China and India sign up to Copenhagen accord

China has formally signed up to the climate accord agreed at the Copenhagen summit, the last major emerging nation to endorse the deal reached last

China has formally signed up to the climate accord agreed at the Copenhagen summit, the last major emerging nation to endorse the deal reached last

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India aligns itself more closely with Copenhagen Accord

India has agreed to formally associate itself with the Copenhagen climate accord. India’s decision leaves China, the world’s biggest greenhouse gas

India has agreed to formally associate itself with the Copenhagen climate accord. India’s decision leaves China, the world’s biggest greenhouse gas

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Copenhagen : An EU failure?

Chaotic, laborious and disappointing are the words some critics use to describe talks at the Copenhagen climate summit in December. Some point the

Chaotic, laborious and disappointing are the words some critics use to describe talks at the Copenhagen climate summit in December. Some point the

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The Pope denounces Copenhagen failure

Pope Benedict XVI has denounced the failure of world leaders to agree to a new climate change treaty in Copenhagen last month, saying that world

Pope Benedict XVI has denounced the failure of world leaders to agree to a new climate change treaty in Copenhagen last month, saying that world

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No 2050 emissions target in Copenhagen Accord, say critics

Before delegates headed home from the conference, the best thing some world leaders could say about the Copenhagen Accord was that it was a “modest

Before delegates headed home from the conference, the best thing some world leaders could say about the Copenhagen Accord was that it was a “modest

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Salvaged climate deal fails to impress

The breakthrough in Copenhagen came when President Obama gathered together the leaders of the main developing nations, China, India, Brazil and South

The breakthrough in Copenhagen came when President Obama gathered together the leaders of the main developing nations, China, India, Brazil and South

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COP 15 ends one chapter, open another say critics

Delegates, protestors and personalities are streaming away from Copenhagen, many with heavy hearts. Many are feeling failure after two weeks of

Delegates, protestors and personalities are streaming away from Copenhagen, many with heavy hearts. Many are feeling failure after two weeks of

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World expresses anger at Gang of Five

After the US-led gang of five had their way, the Climate text went to the rest of the world sitting in plenary session. And there pandemonium broke

After the US-led gang of five had their way, the Climate text went to the rest of the world sitting in plenary session. And there pandemonium broke

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Copenhagen Accord - insufficient or modest success?

The deal struck between the US, India, China, South Africa and Brazil at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen has been variously described as

The deal struck between the US, India, China, South Africa and Brazil at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen has been variously described as

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Climate summit falls short of expectations

The emergence of a deal in Copenhagen – albeit one not satisfactory to smaller developing nations – came after hours of tough negotiations. A US- led

The emergence of a deal in Copenhagen – albeit one not satisfactory to smaller developing nations – came after hours of tough negotiations. A US- led

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Sudan compares climate deal to the Holocaust

The watered-down climate change text sparked angry reactions among delegates. Poorer nations denounced it as a death warrant. Sudan said the

The watered-down climate change text sparked angry reactions among delegates. Poorer nations denounced it as a death warrant. Sudan said the

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Compromise climate deal sparks fury at Copenhagen

It is a meaningful agreement for some – Barack Obama included. But the last minute climate deal clinched in Copenhagen has been widely criticised as

It is a meaningful agreement for some – Barack Obama included. But the last minute climate deal clinched in Copenhagen has been widely criticised as

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Climate campaigners denounce "sham" deal

There has been anger in Copenhagen at the end of a summit that promised so much and, for climate campaigners, delivered so little. They had wanted

There has been anger in Copenhagen at the end of a summit that promised so much and, for climate campaigners, delivered so little. They had wanted

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Climate conference tiptoes towards a deal

The faltering world climate conference has come up with a new draft text, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Copenhagen. Two weeks of talks

The faltering world climate conference has come up with a new draft text, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Copenhagen. Two weeks of talks

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Cash still king at COP 15

The burning of fossil fuels produces greenhouse gases, which are the main cause of climate change. In the Danish capital it appears that is the

The burning of fossil fuels produces greenhouse gases, which are the main cause of climate change. In the Danish capital it appears that is the

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Kiribati risks drowning in higher temperatures

One of the island nations living the climate drama most keenly is tiny Kiribati — in the central Pacific Ocean. The rising of the sea level because

One of the island nations living the climate drama most keenly is tiny Kiribati — in the central Pacific Ocean. The rising of the sea level because

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China "committed to reining in emissions"

China rebuffed criticism that it was partly to blame for the lack of progress in Copenhagen. Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing is committed to meeting

China rebuffed criticism that it was partly to blame for the lack of progress in Copenhagen. Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing is committed to meeting

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Are the UN climate talks about science or money?

In this edition of Talk Planet we asked Ragendra Pachauri, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change if he thought the Copenhagen

In this edition of Talk Planet we asked Ragendra Pachauri, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change if he thought the Copenhagen

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Brazil ready to make climate 'sacrifices'

Rich and poor nations must work together and leave the Copenhagen climate summit with heads held high the Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da

Rich and poor nations must work together and leave the Copenhagen climate summit with heads held high the Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da

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Climate summit: nothing but 'hot air'

The climate change summit is being accused of producing nothing but hot air, as two weeks of talks in Copenhagen stood on the brink of failure

The climate change summit is being accused of producing nothing but hot air, as two weeks of talks in Copenhagen stood on the brink of failure

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Obama Speaks at Copenhagen

The final day of the Copenhagen summit began with a morning of speeches by top politicians. However, as leader of the country with the world’s

The final day of the Copenhagen summit began with a morning of speeches by top politicians. However, as leader of the country with the world’s

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Clock ticking to strike Copenhagen climate deal

Can they make a difference? With hours to go to strike a deal on climate change, the pressure is mounting on world leaders to save the Copenhagen

Can they make a difference? With hours to go to strike a deal on climate change, the pressure is mounting on world leaders to save the Copenhagen