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'Lima Call for Climate Action' Falls Short of What Science Urges and People Demand

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:04
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The new climate denialism: More carbon dioxide is a good thing (opinion)

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:04
Source: Washington Post -
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Coal demand set to break 9bn tonne barrier this decade

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:04
Source: Guardian - Global coal use is on an upwards march despite calls to halt fossil fuels demand at a UN climate summit in Peru and will hit a record 9bn tonnes by 2019, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Developing states left in dark on 2020 climate finance goal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:04
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Major questions persist over how rich countries will boost funding for poorer nations to tackle climate change in the next five years, after U.N. climate talks failed to decide on clear plans.
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Climat : une question de méthode (editorial)

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:44
Source: Le Monde -
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‘Monsters’ line road to Paris climate deal with rich-poor divide

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:44
Source: Bloomberg - The path to a climate deal in Paris a year from now is littered with obstacles, foremost among them how to differentiate between what industrialized nations led by the U.S. will do to cut fossil-fuel pollution, and what commitments developing ones such as India, Brazil will take on.
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China climate negotiator says Lima deal ‘balanced’

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:44
Source: Guardian - Chinese media coverage of the Lima climate change talks included comments by the country’s top climate negotiator who described the deal reached as “balanced”.
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Lima deal leaves ominous climate questions

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:44
Source: Politico - The U.S. and other nations were applauding this weekend’s climate change agreement on Monday, but the deal’s difficult negotiations showed all too clearly the major hurdles that lie ahead as officials try to reach a much more sweeping pact next year in Paris.
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New Climate Treaty Struggles to Reconcile Rich and Poor

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:44
Source: ClimateWire - They fought about money, categories and assessments. They skirmished over scopes and road maps and timetables.
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The long road from Lima to a global climate deal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:44
Source: Financial Times - Just weeks after Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping breathed unexpected life back into the Paris climate change talks, unveiling a bilateral pact on reducing emissions, another slightly fainter puff has come from the direction of Lima.
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UN climate change deal in Peru attacked by environmental activists as 'weak' and 'ineffectual'

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:19
Source: The Independent - The UN climate deal agreed between nearly 200 countries in the early hours of Sunday morning was welcomed by politicians – but environmentalists and climate activists denounced it as both weak and ineffectual.
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Fossil-Fuel Limits in All Nations Closer After UN Deal

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: Bloomberg - A plan to limit fossil-fuel pollution in all nations for the first time came a step closer as envoys from more than 190 countries agreed on the key parts of a deal they plan to adopt next year to fight global warming.
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Lima climate change talks avert a disaster

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: Business Standard - It is so decided,” said Peruvian Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, his gavel hitting the table. And, the torturous 13 days of UN climate change negotiations ended with 196 countries adopting the ‘Lima call to climate action’ document at around 1 am on Sunday morning.
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Paris climate summit faces tougher job after modest Lima deal

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: Reuters - A Paris summit in 2015 will face a tougher task to agree a U.N. deal to slow climate change after the hopes of many that cooperation between Washington and Beijing would be a magic key to end global gridlock dissolved in chaotic preparatory talks in Lima.
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Climate Talks Yield Plan to Spread Burden of Emission Cuts

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: Wall Street Journal - The U.S. and other wealthy countries persuaded their developing-nation peers to advance a framework that for the first time would spread the burden of economically painful emission cuts across all nations.
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Late deal in Lima saves UN climate talks from collapse

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: RTCC - UN talks in Peru have concluded with agreement on a pathway towards a deal to address climate change in Paris next December.
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COP20: Ban Ki-moon hails delegates for paving way to 'meaningful' climate agreement

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: UN News Centre - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the outcome of a United Nations-backed climate conference recently concluded in Lima, Peru, praising delegates for setting the groundwork for a more conclusive agreement to be reached in 2015, a spokesperson for the Organization today announced.
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UN climate deal in Peru ends historic North-South split

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: BBC - Unexpectedly, for a city that is in a desert area, rain drizzled from the night-time sky over Lima early on Sunday. Just as unexpectedly, the gavel came down on UN climate talks that had almost collapsed because of wide gaps between the positions held by rich and poor nations
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At UN climate talks, a crack in rich-poor barrier

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:54
Source: AP - A last-minute deal that salvaged U.N. climate talks from collapse early Sunday sends a signal the rich-poor divide that long held up progress can be overcome with a year to go before a landmark pact is supposed to be adopted in Paris.
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