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Climate change takes centre stage

Amid the political horse trading at the Doha conference Lord Ashdown argues that politicians ignore climate change at their peril As Ed Davey arrived yesterday in Qatar’s futuristic conference centre at the UN Climate Change talks, he would have been keenly aware that parts of Britain are still underwater. He would also have been aware […]

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Posted on: Dec 5 2012

A climate change agreement for children

As governments meet in Doha this week for the latest round of UNFCCC climate negotiations , often the focus on the technical and the political aspects of the negotiations can overshadow the fact that the underpinnings of the process is quite simply to build a safe and better future for today’s children and future generations. […]

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Posted on: Dec 4 2012

Climate change – four reasons to be hopeful

 As things stand, the world is plainly not on track to keep the global temperature increase from climate change below two degrees centigrade, which is generally regarded as global warming’s danger threshold. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said last week that at best, current commitments would take us somewhat short of half way towards a […]

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Posted on: Dec 3 2012

The UK sets out efforts to tackle global deforestation

It has been a big week in the UK for energy and climate change with launch of the Green Investment Bank in Edinburgh and the publication of the Energy Bill in Westminster.  With the climate talks in Doha well underway, the week ahead looks to be an important one internationally. The Coalition’s Energy Bill is […]

The last day in Bangkok

It’s the last day of the UNFCCC Intersessional and after a full week of meetings, there’s no sign of the work letting up. I am sat in the coffee shop in the UN Centre and although the meetings don’t start for another half an hour it’s already full and there’s a buzz about the place. […]

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Posted on: Sep 6 2012

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