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Climate change 02-12-2010

Exorcising Copenhagen’s ghost

The EU was ''traumatised'' by being excluded from last-minute negotiations at the Copenhagen climate summit last year and will need to work hard in Cancún to regain its influence in climate diplomacy, writes Richard Youngs, director of Madrid-based think-tank FRIDE.
Climate change 29-11-2010

Why bother going to 30%? Fatih Birol surely knows the answer

More investments in energy efficiency and low-carbon technologies, more jobs, better health, some regained climate leadership on a global level and an increased chance of keeping global temperature rises below 2°C by the end of the century are among the reasons why the EU should adopt a target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020, writes Stephen Boucher, programme director for EU climate policies, in an exclusive commentary for EURACTIV to mark the beginning of the Cancún climate negotiations. 
Climate change 10-11-2010

Funding the low-carbon revolution

Fighting world poverty cannot be separated from managing climate change, write Trevor Manuel, South Africa's minister for planning and Nicholas Stern, a member of the UK House of Lords and author of the Stern Report on the economic impact of climate change.
Trade & Society 22-07-2003

Prospects for the Cancun Trade Ministerial

Participants at this EPC evening debate agreed that although most previously set deadlines had not been met, the current situation did allow for a cautiously positive outlook on negotiations at the Cancun Ministerial meeting in September 2003.