nguyenl on December 17th, 2009

In my last entry, I pointed to the argument that the committed fund for climate change mitigation and adaptation is nowhere near what is needed to meet the target of limiting temperature rise to 20C by 2030. Within the past few days of negotiation here at COP15, Africa Union has lowered its requested financial support […]

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Maria Mei on December 17th, 2009

Low carbon economy represents the general trend, and cap and trade systemem is going to be a future international trade form which has a huge potential. For a long time, cap and trade system has been thriving in developed countries, especially in EU. In the current system, the whole process is mostly decided by the buyers, […]

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ramosj on December 16th, 2009

According to the IIED Times, Environment and Urbanization published research disproved the belief that population growth leads to increases in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In reality, developing countries have growing populations, while developed countries have growing GHG emissions. The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) states that low income nations had 52.1% of the world’s […]

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munnd on December 16th, 2009

We are all stakeholders of global climate change, albeit to varying degrees. And, for the most part, this conference has been open to incorporating a host of different peoples.  In addition to the official country delegates and party members, individuals and organizations from business and civil society have influenced the negotiations through their indirect participation. […]

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Kelly Rogers on December 16th, 2009

  Last night I was fortunate enough to attend a cocktail reception hosted by the United Nations Foundation and Deutsche Bank. A Dickinson College senior from Stroudsburg, PA, I was sipping champagne with a former US Senator, international business executives, and other “high level” leaders in a beautiful Danish palace. Bill Clinton even made a […]

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