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U.N. climate conference reached a hard-fought agreement Sunday on a far-reaching program meant to set a new course for the global fight against climate change.
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Diplomats debated into the early hours of Sunday at a U.N. conference over a complex and far-reaching program meant to set a new course for the global fight against climate change for the coming decades…
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Some ministers and top climate negotiators left Durban without an agreement Saturday, with time running out and the prospect of an inconclusive end jeopardizing new momentum in the fight against global warming…
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An unusually hot melting season in 2010 accelerated ice loss in southern Greenland by 100 billion tons, and large portions of the island’s bedrock rose an additional quarter of an inch in response.
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Leaders who wait for further evidence about the perils of greenhouse gases are flirting with escapism, the head of the UN’s Nobel-winning climate scientists says.
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The Rio+20 summit next year should focus on reshaping the world economy to better “manage the planet, a UN’s top environment official said at climate talks in Durban.
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Climate change is causing many glaciers worldwide, to melt in increasingly unstable ways, and there are concerns about the long term viability of the ice in a warmer world.
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