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Climate change 15-04-2011

Europe can make 30% emissions cuts, EU figures show

A 30% cut in greenhouse gas emissions is possible by 2020 if Europe meets its efficiency targets, according to the maths used by Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard.
Climate change 06-04-2011

Europe, California discuss harmonised carbon market

Carbon markets in Europe and California could soon be working in synch, after a meeting between EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard and California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday (April 5).
Climate change 10-12-2010

Cancún summit delegates battle clock for climate deal

Delegates from 193 nations are struggling to strike a deal on steps to fight global warming before the UN Cancún climate conference's scheduled deadline of Friday 10 December. If they fail, it will herald a damaging setback for the multilateral process after the Copenhagen summit ended in disarray last year.
Development Policy 19-02-2010

New era for climate diplomacy as UN chief resigns

A new era of climate diplomacy is about to start after the Copenhagen summit fell short of agreeing a new legally-binding agreement, UN climate chief Yvo de Boer said, announcing his resignation yesterday (18 February). Meanwhile, the EU's commissioner for climate action, Connie Hedegaard, will embark on a world tour to reinvigorate talks. 
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