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UN Climate Change Conference Reaches Deal

Posted December 11th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from 194 countries at a U.N. climate conference in South Africa have agreed to negotiate an accord that will legally bind countries to take action to slow the pace of climate change. Under the agreement reached Sunday, industrial countries will have to adhere to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol for at least another five years […]

UN Climate Change Conference Reaches Deal

Posted December 11th, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from 194 counties to a U.N. climate conference meeting in South Africa have agreed to negotiate an accord that will legally bind countries to take action to slow the pace of climate change. Under the agreement reached Sunday, industrial countries will have to adhere to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol for at least another five […]

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UN Climate Change Conference Reach Deals on Combating Global Warming

Posted December 11th, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from 194 counties to a U.N. climate conference meeting in South Africa have agreed to an accord that would force countries to take action to slow the pace of climate change. Under the agreement, industrial countries will have to adhere to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol another five years after it expires in 2012. The […]

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UN Conference Reaches Agreement on Action to Reduce Global Warming

Posted December 11th, 2011 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from 194 counties to a U.N. climate conference meeting in South Africa have agreed to an accord that would force countries to take action to slow the pace of climate change. Under the agreement, industrial countries will have to adhere to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol another five years after it expires in 2012. The […]

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Agreement Reached On Course of Future Global Warming Talks

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Delegates from 194 countries meeting in South Africa have reached a hard-fought agreement on a complex plan to fight global warming in coming decades. Countries agreed early Sunday to a new round of talks on ways to protect the environment. The talks will also establish conditions for an extension of the Kyoto Protocol environmental agreement […]

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Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Change

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from nearly 200 countries are working overtime Saturday at a climate conference in South Africa, trying to reach a deal on fighting global warming. Representatives are negotiating well past Friday’s scheduled end to the two-week U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Durban. Delegates are evaluating a European Union proposal that calls for a […]

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Climate Talks in Overtime in South Africa

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from nearly 200 countries continue to work Saturday at a climate conference in South Africa, trying to reach an agreement on how to fight global warming. Representatives worked long into the night, well past Friday’s scheduled end to the two-week U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Durban. Negotiators are concerned they will not […]

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Climate Change Talks Continue Through the Night

Posted December 9th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A United Nations climate conference continued through the night Friday with nations still facing deep divisions on how to cut greenhouse gases. After two weeks of negotiations in Durban, South Africa, delegates struggled with the details of a European Union proposal to create a binding pact to fight global warming. Observers say the world’s biggest […]

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US Lawmakers Call for Review of Pakistan Relations

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 10:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Two influential U.S. lawmakers are calling for the United States to “fully review” its relationship with Pakistan, including reconsidering all security and economic aid. Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham said in a statement Monday the U.S. has been, in their words, “incredibly patient” with Pakistan. But they said future relations with the country […]

Afghan Allies Pledge Long-Term Support

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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World leaders have pledged long-term support to war-torn Afghanistan as international combat troops prepare to leave the country by 2014. Some 100 nations and international organizations attended Monday’s international conference, in the Germany city of Bonn, which was aimed at charting the course for the country’s future. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the […]

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