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The Alternative Agenda: Cancun Talks Plod Onward, Chinese Solar on a Hot Streak

Cancun talks, week 2: The Apocalypse Commentators are so pessimistic about the odds of success at the United Nations� Cancun climate change talks that they�ve been talking about failure in Mexico since Copenhagen failed. Now the Cancun talks have actually begun� it�s an apocalypse! Negotiators are now hoping for a two-year deadline for industrialized nations…

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Yvo De Boer Quits as Top UN Climate Official

Yvo de Boer, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, will step down on July 1 and work for the global consultancy KPMG.

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COP15: Obama in Copenhagen, Chances for Binding, Meaningful Agreement Slim

President Barack Obama has arrived in frigid Copenhagen for the last day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference as divisions between developed and developing nations remain very real, dampening chances for a substantial binding climate change agreement. Speaking to delegates at the plenary session Obama said: The time for talk is over, this is…

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G77 Countries Walk Out of Copenhagen Talks

Developing nations in the G77 have left the conference over the lack of funding commitments from Western countries.

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