Brandon McCall on December 10th, 2009

The effort to combat climate change is often tackled from a public policy perspective.  Although this approach is crucial to the negotiations, it is only part of the solution.  Today, I attended a lecture titled “Green Building U.S. Technology,” which focused largely on programs within the United States and their efforts to go green.  One […]

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Bettina Cerban on December 10th, 2009

Transportation is currently one of the major contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions, and it is different from other kinds of emissions in that it is highly prevalent across countries. Projections indicate that emissions from the transportation sector will double by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. In order to curtail these increasing emissions, important structural […]

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Sarah Brylinsky on December 10th, 2009

U.S. Negotiator Dismisses Reparations for Climate COPENHAGEN — The top American envoy to climate talks here flatly rejected arguments Wednesday by diplomats from poor lands that the United States owes a debt to developing nations for decades…. Read Full Post Here.

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hoffmand on December 9th, 2009

After the Fossil of the Day awards yesterday, I was wandering around the conference center center, when I noticed a gathering of people. I wasn’t sure what was going on, but two words drew me in… Africa Unite. I shuffled my way into the crowed and tried to figure out what was going on. The people […]

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Brandon McCall on December 9th, 2009

The United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark, has the goal of reaching a policy consensus that lowers greenhouse gas emissions and ultimately addresses the issue of climate change.  In order to do that, it is imperative that all nations play a role in the policy proceedings.  Thus far, the conference has allowed […]

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