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Trade & Society 16-05-2013

Lamy: EU should put China, Africa at the centre of its radar

China and Africa will be an important engine for economic growth in the next 20 years and Europe should seize the opportunity to engage with them strategically and not see them as a threat, WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy said Wednesday (15 May) in Brussels, where he attended the European Business Summit.
Climate change 10-12-2012

Doha climate change deal clears way for ‘damage aid’ to poor nations

Poor countries have won historic recognition of the plight they face from the ravages of climate change, wringing a pledge from rich nations that they will receive funds to repair the "loss and damage" incurred.
Climate change 29-11-2012

UN: Methane released from melting ice could push climate past tipping point

The United Nations sounded a stark warning on the threat to the climate from methane in the thawing permafrost as governments met for climate change negotiations in Doha, Qatar.
Climate change 26-11-2012

Climate cash debate rages as Doha summit opens

The EU will not commit to renew climate funding which runs out at the year's end ahead of talks at the Doha climate summit, which opens today (26 November). But new climate aid may be announced in the conference’s second week.  
Climate change 20-11-2012

World Bank: Climate change will hit poorest hardest

All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but the world's poorest countries will suffer most from food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank’s new report on climate change says.
Climate change 16-11-2012

Washington weighs moving climate politics beyond UNFCCC

EXCLUSIVE / The US is considering a funnel of substantive elements of the Doha Climate Summit away from the UN framework and into the Major Economies Forum (MEF), a platform of the world’s largest CO2 emitters, EURACTIV has learned.
Climate change 25-10-2012

Poland’s veto on EU climate laws ‘has no legal basis’

EXCLUSIVE: Poland’s use of a veto to block EU climate goals for 2050 has no legal basis, according to internal legal documents from the Council of the European Union, obtained by EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 11-10-2005

US and EU farm subsidy proposals fail to impress

US and EU proposals to make substantial cuts in their farm subsidies to save the Doha Round have been rejected by Japan, India and Brazil and by development NGO Oxfam.