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Canada Puts Oil Exploitation Before Forests

Aug 10, 2014
Having repudiated the Kyoto Protocol on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Canada is still exploiting tar sands for oil -- despite accepting that climate change is destroying its forests.

Poorest Nations Say Yes to Emissions Cuts

Mar 30, 2013
The Group of Least Developed Countries, a key partner in the long-running United Nations climate talks, is willing to agree to the industrialized world's core demand on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Bin Laden Hearts the Environment

Jan 30, 2010
Osama bin Laden has found a new cause -- the environment. Criticizing the U.S. and other industrial economies, bin Laden has released an audiotape that blames former President George W. Bush for not signing the Kyoto treaty and global corporations for their environmental degradation.

Forecast Uncertain at Copenhagen Conference’s End

Dec 19, 2009
The world leaders who showed up for the final stretch of the Copenhagen climate summit, perhaps assuming that their lesser representatives would have paved the way for a relatively easy finale, were in for some long hours and tough talks lasting into the night. Things didn't go as planned, it seems, and rifts between countries weren't being resolved in time Friday to strike the deals they sorely needed to make. Updated