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Emissions Punted to Durban, Breakthrough Seen on Forests

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

CANCĂšN, Dec 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – If success is measured by delaying difficult decisions, then the CancĂşn climate meeting succeeded by deferring crucial issues over financing and new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the next Conference of the Parties meeting a year from now in Durban, South Africa. Continue Reading

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Cambio climático, un drama que aún no entendemos

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

La playa se hunde y la arena se va en el "paraíso" de la zona hotelera de Cancún- Crédito: Diana Cariboni/IPS

Por Diana Cariboni, enviada especial *

CANCĂšN, 11 dic (TierramĂ©rica/TerraViva) – “Somos el paĂ­s más frĂ­o del mundo…, asĂ­ que el calentamiento global es bueno para nosotros. Cuanto más tibio, más cosechas… Se habla de detener la deforestaciĂłn de las selvas tropicales para combatir el cambio climático, pero nosotros no tenemos selvas tropicales”. Continue Reading

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En el aire nuevo tratado climático

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

Manifestantes indígenas en el lobby del hotel Moon Palace. Crédito: Nastasya Tay/IPS

Por Emilio Godoy *

CANCĂšN, MĂ©xico, 11 dic (IPS/TerraViva) – “El pan tambiĂ©n se puede quemar en la puerta del horno”, fue el comentario del canciller ecuatoriano Ricardo Patiño al referirse al crucial cierre de la cumbre climática celebrada en MĂ©xico. Continue Reading

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Political Will Needed to Travel Last Mile

Posted on 10 December 2010 by admin

Hammer in VĂ­a Campesina march. Credit: Renee Leahy/IPS

By Nastasya Tay

CANCĂšN, Dec 10, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Countries must redouble their efforts, to “travel the last mile to a successful outcome,” says U.N. climate chief Christina Figueres. Continue Reading

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India Ups Ante with Offer for Binding Targets

Posted on 09 December 2010 by admin

By Darryl D’Monte

CANCĂšN, Dec 9, 2010, (IPS/TerraViva) – A rough yardstick for identifying which Asian countries make the biggest ripples in CancĂşn is the number of journalists who crowd around the spokesperson immediately after a press conference. Continue Reading

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