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Category: United Nations on Climate
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The Bali Summit and American SabotageThe US is trying to sound constructive at the latest climate talks, but its aim is to put the boot in 13.12.2007 Common Dreams: Views
Alongside the more familiar themes here at the Bali climate talks are some quite new ones. Perhaps the most surprising is the apparent constructive cooperation of the Bush administration. Unlike previous climate negotiations I have attended, at this one the Americans say they want a deal, that they want to talk and that new negotiations [...]
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Al Gore Lambasts US Climate Obstructions 13.12.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
Al Gore, the former US Vice-President, launched a very public attack on Washington today blaming American officials for the failure of this week’s United Nations climate change conference. The United States refused to sign up to emissions targets as the Bali conference on global warming limped to an acrimonious conclusion today. Mr Gore, who was awarded the [...]
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Daphne Wysham | Hoodwinked in Bali on Carbon Credits 13.12.2007 Truthout.com
Daphne Wysham writes for The Nation: "When money is on the table, there can be plenty to fight about. And right now there is a hefty wad of cash being dangled before governments and NGOs that comes with a catch: accept carbon trading as the deal or get nothing at all. Even so-called adaptation funding, arguably the largest piece of the pie, if done correctly, is being proffered to cash-poor countries--but only as a percentage of the carbon-trading budget. The message: accept carbon trading or your poor will starve."
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Gore blames US for blocking progress at UN climate conference in Bali 13.12.2007 Star Tribune: Latest
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Gore blames US for blocking progress at UN climate conference in Bali 13.12.2007 Star Tribune: World
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Gore blames US for blocking progress at UN climate conference in Bali 13.12.2007 Star Tribune: World
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Climate Report Confirms Fears as Talks Stall 13.12.2007 NYT: Home Page
With governments at a global warming summit divided, the United Nations released an alarming new report.
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Booman: Why the Pope is an idiot 13.12.2007 Raw Story
I don't try to offer my opinions regarding the theological questions of Catholicism. First I'm not a theologian, and I'm not Catholic. So why, pray tell, is Pope Benedict preaching to the world from his bully pulpit in Vatican City that global climate change resulting from human generated emissions of greenhouse gases has been "overhyped" by environmentalists?

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Human rights and Bali; Russia's role; A trade-based approach 13.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
Human rights and Bali; Russia's role; A trade-based approach
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Bali climate talks find focus in fund for poor nations 13.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Protecting the neediest countries from the effects of a warming world has now become a central theme of the gathering in Indonesia.
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Focus at Climate Talks Shifts 12.12.2007 NY Times: World
With little progress on the primary goal of United Nations climate talks a secondary quest to help poor countries cope with global warming has now become a central theme of the gathering.
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Indigenous Peoples Shut Out of Climate Talks, Plans 12.12.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
UNITED NATIONS - Global initiatives to reduce carbon emissions are bound to fail if the interests of indigenous communities are not taken into account, leaders of the world’s 370 million indigenous peoples are warning. “The success of efforts to lower carbon emissions from deforestation hinges primarily on whether indigenous peoples will throw their support behind [...]
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UN to offset Bali conference emissions 12.12.2007 New Scientist: News
The UN is to pay $100,000 to offset the CO generated by its delegates attending the climate summit in Indonesia
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US-led bloc trying to scuttle Kyoto Protocol: G-77 12.12.2007 Earth Times
Bali, Dec 12 - Some industrialised countries led by the US are trying to scuttle the entire Kyoto Protocol and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Group of 77 countries said Wednesday as the Dec 3-14 Bali summit to address climate change appeared to lose all ...
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While the West protects itself against global warming, the poor beg for help 12.12.2007 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
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Time to act on climate change is now, says Ban - 3rd Update 12.12.2007 Earth Times
Bali Island, Indonesia - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday the time to act is now to set an agenda for a more secure climate future, as environment ministers from around the world gathered in Bali to reach a mandate for negotiations ...
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Governments preventing industry from going green: Brundtland 12.12.2007 Earth Times
Bali, Dec 12 - Gro Harlem Brundtland, the UN secretary general's special envoy on climate change, Wednesday said here that industrialists are ready to work towards reducing carbon emissions but government regulations are making it difficult for them to adopt cleaner ...
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Time to act is now to save environment: Ban Ki-moon 12.12.2007 Earth Times
Bali, Dec 12 - Climate change is the defining challenge of our age and the eyes of the world are upon the delegates gathered for the climate change conference here, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday at the opening of the high-level segment of the ...
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Twin bombs kill dozens in Algiers 12.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The two explosions, near United Nations offices and an Algerian government building, made up one of the deadliest attacks in the Algerian capital in a decade.
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Gore Urges Bold Moves in Nobel Speech 12.12.2007 Truthout.com
Reporting for The New York Times, Sarah Lyall says, "He has said it again and again, with increasing urgency, to anyone who will listen. And on Monday, former Vice President Al Gore used the occasion of his 2007 Nobel Peace Prize lecture ... to tell the world in powerful, stark language: Climate change is a 'real, rising, imminent and universal' threat to the future of the Earth."
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