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Bonn – The Road to Copenhagen

Posted by in World News & Events on 14th June, 2009 | 1 Comment

Delegates from around the world met in Bonn during the first two weeks of June to work on preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this December. At the closing plenary of those meetings, Lim Li Lin of the Third World Network assessed the negotiating position of the developed countries. We already posted […]

GX’s Campaign for Climate Equity

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Reality Tours, World News & Events on 14th June, 2009 | 7 Comments

Two years ago, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fourth Assessment Report, detailing the world scientific community’s consensus on the status of climate change. The IPCC report was frightening, predicting between 2 and 6 degrees Celsius of temperature rise by 2100 without action to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But events have […]

The Politics of Climate Change

Posted by in World News & Events on 14th June, 2009 | 3 Comments

For the last several weeks, environmental groups have been struggling with how to respond to the Waxman-Markey climate bill now working its way through the House of Representatives. H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES) is a huge and complex piece of legislation, running almost 1,000 pages in length. Waxman […]