NEW GLOBAL ANALYSIS SHOWS 400 PERCENT INCREASE IN CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS GROWT
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2006 @ 17:55:02 GMT
November 10 - The global growth in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels
was 4 times greater in the period between 2000 to 2005 than in the preceding 10
years, say scientists gathering in Beijing today for an international conference
on global environmental change.
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CRITICS SAY U.N. CLIMATE TALKS LAGGING, November 10
Environmentalists complained Friday that negotiators for industrial nations are
moving too slowly at a U.N. conference to set controls on global-warming gases
after the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012.
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BOXER PLEDGES SHIFT ON GLOBAL WARMING, November 10
(AP) -- Sen. Barbara
Boxer on Thursday promised major policy shifts on global warming, air quality
and toxic-waste cleanup as she prepares to lead the U.S. Senate's environmental
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Commissioner Piebalgs meets top climate
change expert, Sir Nicholas Stern, with a view to the preparation of the
Strategic EU Energy Review
Brussels, 10 November 2006 - Commissioner Piebalgs meets top climate change expert, Sir Nicholas Stern, with a view to the preparation of the Strategic EU Energy Review
Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs met today Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the UK Government Economics Service, and one of the top world specialists on the economics of climate change. Commissioner Piebalgs, and the author of the “Stern Report” discussed the contribution of the European Energy Policy in the fight against climate change in view of the preaparation of the European Strategic Energy Review that the Commission will adopt early next year. “Climate change is a global threat that demands a urgent action. A responsible energy policy should consider ambitious goals at a European level to promote carbon free energy sources. It is not only essential to save the planet but is also economically sound. This is the basis of the Energy Review”, Commissioner Piebalgs said.
Source: Press Release/ Rapid/ Europa