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May Jeong

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Climate Deal Sealed. Sort Of.

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2009 | 3:18 PM

COPENHAGEN - A deal of sort has been sealed in Copenhagen. At 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon - 21 full hours past the original deadline on Friday at 6 p.m. - the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference officially came to a close.

This comes after a full around-the-clock day,...

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Copenhagen Climate Change Marathon: Leaders and Lawmakers Negotiate in the Final Hours

(28) Comments | Posted December 18, 2009 | 9:23 AM

COPENHAGEN - The Copenhagen game of tag-in-the-dark enters its eleventh hour. With over 100 heads of states arriving in the next few hours, negotiators of some 200 countries are gearing up for the last remaining miles of this two week marathon.

The Copenhagen wish list has shrunken slightly, down...

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Copenhagen Leadership Tally?

(0) Comments | Posted December 14, 2009 | 8:53 AM

COPENHAGEN - Good news in Hopenhagen yesterday was the bold and binding proposal tabled by a group of small island countries in a last minute scrum against the backdrop of youth activists who had turned up to show support for what is deemed the only ambitious and equitable proposition...

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Despite Stern Rejection, Leak, and Protest: Climate Talks Continue

(2) Comments | Posted December 10, 2009 | 3:19 PM

COPENHAGEN - At a news conference on Wednesday, Todd Stern, Climate Envoy to the United States, dismissed the notion of developed countries owing financial reparations - otherwise known as climate debt - from CO2 emissions currently responsible for the current state of climate affairs.

"I reject the notion of debt...
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Copenhagen Climate Talks Still Retains Hope

(0) Comments | Posted December 7, 2009 | 6:54 PM

The much-talked about United Nations Climate Change Conference opened this Monday to the tune of 15,000 negotiators, activists, and journalists. Taking place in Copenhagen, where the weather is gloomy but the mood still hopeful, COP15 - as the climate change conference is officially known - has been billed as...

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