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U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change

New Obama State Dept Top Energy Diplomat Amos Hochstein a Former Marathon Oil Lobbyist

Steve Horn | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The U.S. State Department recently announced that Amos Hochstein, currently the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, will take over as the State Department's top international energy diplomat.

56 Countries Seek Carbon Capture Incentives In Next UN Climate Deal

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green

GENEVA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Fiscal incentives for carbon capture should be part of the global climate change agreement that replaces the Kyoto Protoc...

Climate Conference Delegates Hope For Greater Ambitions For CO2 Cuts

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green

* Reluctance to take on more ambitious CO2 cut targets * Pressure is on as climate risks grow By Nina Chestney ...

Climate Change Chronicles: Caravan Journalists Don't Lack for Adventure

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 02.06.2012 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

I thought my trip to the UN Framework on Climate Change Conference took a long time before I met some of the journalists who traveled with the We Have Faith Caravan.

Cancun Agreements: What Pakistan Can Get?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Saad Khan

Here's hoping that better sense prevails in Pakistan and they forge alliances with global environmental experts to sort this mess out. Otherwise, we have another disaster in the making.

Bonn Summit: Climate Talks Renewed, But Suffer Early Setbacks

AFP | Richard Ingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BONN (AFP) -- Hopes of hoisting the UN process for tackling climate change out of the mire after December's flawed Copenhagen summit suffered early se...

Global Warming Fight: Saudi Kingdom Wants Countries To Pay For Drop In Oil Revenue

New York Times | AD MOUAWAD and ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saudi Arabia is trying to enlist other oil-producing countries to support a provocative idea: if wealthy countries reduce their oil consumption to com...

It Doesn't Get Bigger Than This

Fernando Henrique Cardoso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fernando Henrique Cardoso

The world has forged a seminal agreement once before on climate, in Rio. We can -- and must -- do it again in December in Copenhagen.