Todd Stern

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Dec 12th, 2011
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Countries from around the globe agreed on Sunday to forge a new deal forcing all the biggest polluters for the first time to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but critics said the plan was too timid to slow global warming. A package of accords agreed after marathon U.N. talks in South Africa extended t...
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Dec 8th, 2011
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There is a tiny remaining hope for COP17, but only if we soon see a 1999 Seattle-style move by African delegates who know their constituents will be fried if the rich countries and South Africa have their way,’ cautions Patrick Bond. What, now, are the prospects for a climate deal by Friday? The bigg...
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Dec 8th, 2011
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Thursday, December 08, 2011 12:00 AMDURBAN, South Africa,  December 8, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Todd Stern Special Envoy for Climate Change Durban, South Africa December 7, 2011 MR. STERN: Thanks, I have very brief remarks at th Great Advise About Getting Your Ex...
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Dec 7th, 2011
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Only a binding global accord on cutting greenhouse gases will spare Africa, the world’s poorest continent, more devastating floods, droughts and famine, a senior African climate change official said on Tuesday. Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu said legal force was the only way to make polluters take the necess...
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Dec 7th, 2011
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The world’s three biggest polluters China, the United States and India refused to move towards a new legal commitment to curb their carbon emissions on Tuesday, increasing the risk that climate talks will fail to clinch a meaningful deal this week. The European Union is leading efforts to keep ...