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Decisiones climáticas difíciles quedan para después

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

Vigilia por el Protocolo de Kyoto en las escalinatas del Moon Palace. Crédito: Nastasya Tay/IPS

Por Stephen Leahy *

CANCÚN, 11 dic (IPS/TerraViva) – Si el éxito se logra dejando para después las decisiones difíciles, entonces la reunión climática de Cancún fue exitosa porque pospuso la adopción de metas cruciales sobre reducción de gases invernadero, financiación y bosques para la próxima conferencia, dentro de un año en Sudáfrica. Continue Reading

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Emissions Punted to Durban, Breakthrough Seen on Forests

Posted on 11 December 2010 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

CANCÚN, Dec 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – If success is measured by delaying difficult decisions, then the Cancún 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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Political Will Needed to Travel Last Mile

Posted on 10 December 2010 by admin

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

By Nastasya Tay

CANCÚN, 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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‘Education Can Change the Climate’

Posted on 02 December 2010 by admin

Dr Lucia Mybo Mommers makes a point at a side event. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi/IPS/TerraViva

Dr Lucia Mybo Mommers makes a point at a side event. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi/IPS/TerraViva

By Mantoe Phakathi

CANCÚN, Dec 2 (IPS/TerraViva) – Hammering out a deal on climate change that responds to the science, satisfies the economics, and offers support to the most vulnerable… sometimes it seems there are too many competing interests to make real progress. What role might education play in bridging the gaps? Continue Reading

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Ártico: Fuente potencial de conflictos

Posted on 29 November 2010 by admin

Maurice Strong

Por Maurice Strong *

BEIJING, 29 nov (IPS/TerraViva) – Como el Ártico se convirtió en preocupación de la opinión pública mundial recientemente, nos falta mucho para comprender la verdadera naturaleza y la magnitud de los cambios que están afectando al Ártico. Continue Reading

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CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO-CANADÁ: Vox populi no es vox Dei

Posted on 19 November 2010 by admin

Por Stephen Leahy

UXBRIDGE, 19 nov (IPS/TerraViva) – El público de Canadá está totalmente en contra de la actitud de su propio gobierno frente al cambio climático, según una encuesta divulgada este viernes. Continue Reading

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