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Durban Climate Talks: What’s At Stake?

Yes, it’s true that according to Kyoto, China is considered a developing country, and as such, is exempted from making the same kind…
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UN Report Says Developing Countries Will See Reverse Economic Growth by 2050

The United Nations recently released a Human Development Report that brings to light the global challenges of sustainability and equity. The report points out…
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Delhi Metro is First in the World to Earn Carbon Credits

India has always boasted the longest rail network in the world.  That network is also the fourth most heavily used in the world,…
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UN Shipping Group Moves on Vessel Emission Reductions

An International Maritime Organization panel adopted what it calls mandatory design and operational measures to reduce greenhouse gases from international shipping. According to…
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UN Secretary General Announces Creation of the Global Compact LEAD

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon announced the creation of the Global Compact LEAD on January 28, 2011 at the World Economic Forum in…
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CSR Secrets the Government Isn’t Telling

The following is part of the Crowds of Ratings series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and…

World Future Energy Summit Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, may be overflowing with oil, but the Emirate is also brimming with ideas and commitments to a green energy future.…

Greening the Blue Helmets: the UN Goes Green

The United Nations might be the body long responsible for hosting the forum for international agreement on climate change, so it’s about time…
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Jump-Starting Fast Start Finance for Climate Change

A new website launched this month by the United Nations, FastStartFinance.org, is designed to track climate change funding commitments from industrialized countries. The…
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John Viera Interview: Ford Targets 80% CO2 Emissions Reduction by 2050

Ford is doing a lot of things right. Their Ford Fusion was just named Motor Trend’s 2010 Car of the Year and their…

Bonn Climate Talks Wrap Up, Some Progress Made

Originally published on Global Warming is Real The “Road to Cancun” moves haltingly forward with the conclusion last Friday of the United Nations…

Dispatch From Bonn: Success, Failure and Something in Between

By Joshua Wiese There’s a trickle of news coming out of yesterday’s opening meetings in the Bonn Climate Change Talks, the first since…

Report: Environmental Cost of Corporations in the Trillions

A recent UN study by the British consulting firm Trucost, as reported in the Guardian, assessed the environmental impact that the three thousand…

Meltdown Over Himalayan Glacier Melt

A funny thing happened on the way to the great Himalayan glacier meltdown. It turns out that that yes, the glaciers are receding…

Maldives Underwater Meeting Catches Media Attention

Few people appear better positioned for Blog Action Day 2009 than Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed – and it’s been a busy year since…