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  • Major Economies Forum will be an important stepping-stone on the way to Copenhagen

    Date
    29 April 2009

    Initial comments by ministers and special envoys attending the 1st meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF) in Washington DC earlier this week suggest that, while there is still much headway to be made on a range of key issues, the Forum is serving its primary purpose of building trust and confidence between the major protagonists on the road to the major UN Climate Summit in December.

    Major Economies Forum will be an important stepping-stone on the way to Copenhagen
  • UK's first 'low carbon' Budget and clean coal pledge

    Date
    24 April 2009

    <strong>Mark Kenber</strong>, Policy Director of The Climate Group, welcomes the UK's first low carbon budget and assesses the next steps needed to keep the UK on track for a prosperous low carbon economy....

    UK's first 'low carbon' Budget and clean coal pledge
  • The Climate Group launches Hong Kong Carbon Reduction Commitment Campaign

    Date
    20 April 2009

    The ┬░Climate Group, an international non-profit organisation that works to advance climate change solutions and accelerate a low carbon economy, today launched the Hong Kong Carbon Reduction Campaign (HKCRC).

    The Climate Group launches Hong Kong Carbon Reduction Commitment Campaign
  • Update: Breaking the Climate Deadlock

    Date
    17 April 2009

    The Climate Group's Breaking the Climate Deadlock April 2009 details key priorities and action in the run-up to Copenhagen.

    Update: Breaking the Climate Deadlock
  • Finance institutions support a low carbon future for India

    Date
    16 April 2009

    What role might banks play in supporting a low carbon economy in India? The Climate Group's Rajeev Palakshappa and Damandeep Singh in the The Times of India.

    Finance institutions support a low carbon future for India
  • Airlines tell UN, include us in a post-Kyoto deal on climate change

    Date
    06 April 2009

    The Aviation Global Deal (AGD) Group will today present UN climate change negotiators with a draft policy framework for addressing CO2 emissions from international aviation. The framework will set out an "ambitious, equitable and effective" way of tackling these emissions under a global climate change deal to be agreed in Copenhagen in December.

    Airlines tell UN, include us in a post-Kyoto deal on climate change
  • Blair: Climate talks may be toughest of a lifetime, yet must succeed

    Date
    02 April 2009

    Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said this week that, despite the current economic crisis, world leaders must stay committed to tackling global warming at crucial UN climate talks in Copenhagen at the end of the year.

    Blair: Climate talks may be toughest of a lifetime, yet must succeed
  • London meeting of 'Big Emitters' to set stage for Copenhagen

    Date
    01 April 2009

    China President Hu Jintao and US President Barack Obama will meet tomorrow on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in London. The meeting is the first time the current leaders of the world's two biggest emitting countries have met. Hammering out agreements on the economy and climate change will be central to discussions and the outcome may well determine the level of international ambition and pace of international co-operation ahead of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen in December.

    London meeting of 'Big Emitters' to set stage for Copenhagen
  • European and African regions commit to strengthening co-operation on climate change

    Date
    01 April 2009

    Decentralising and strengthening co-operation between the European and African regions can play a vital role in tackling climate change. This was the main message from the conference organised by the Assembly of European Regions (AER) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 31st of March.

    European and African regions commit to strengthening co-operation on climate change
  • Steve Howard writes for The Guardian on climate change at the G20

    Date
    01 April 2009

    It is time to act on climate change. The science is clear: greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by over 60% below current levels by 2050. And the reductions must start now. The greatest barriers to achieving this reduction are political.

    Steve Howard writes for The Guardian on climate change at the G20

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