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Hope and Pessimism Converge in Cancún

Posted on 25 November 2010 by admin

By Kanya D’Almeida

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – On Nov. 29, the 190-member Conference of Parties (COP) will flock to the Moon Palace Hotel, an all-inclusive luxury coastal resort in Cancún, Mexico, to discuss governments’ progress on climate change.
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Forests Rescue Plan Riddled with Uncertainties

Posted on 23 November 2010 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Nov 23, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Deforestation rates have slowed in Brazil and elsewhere in expectation of a windfall of green gold from billions of dollars of carbon credits being mobilised for climate protection, some experts believe. Continue Reading

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Cancún, impensable sede de una cumbre climática

Posted on 08 November 2010 by admin

Vista aérea del hotel Moon Palace, sede oficial de la COP 16, donde se pretende instalar un aerogenerador sin estudio de impacto ambiental. / Crédito:Cortesía CEMDA

Por Emilio Godoy

MÉXICO, nov (Tierramérica/TerraViva) – Las bellezas de la ciudad oceánica mexicana de Cancún pueden haber sido una razón para elegirla como sede de la próxima cumbre mundial de cambio climático. Pero nada indica que sea un modelo de adaptación a los rigores del recalentamiento.
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