Author Archives: Casper ter Kuile

Leaked G20 document reveals more handouts to ‘big oil’

A G20 communiqué indicates that eliminating the estimated $250 billion to $500 billion countries pay to make fossil fuels cheaper will now be made “voluntary” and “member specific.”

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Don’t let Bin Laden discredit climate change

Osama Bin Laden has called for the world to boycott US goods & the US dollar, blaming them for climate change, according to a new audiotape released last week.

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Emissions targets aren’t tough enough, says Commons committee

A new report by the Environmental Audit Committee warns that domestic emission reductions will be futile without a global climate deal. It calls for 42% reductions.

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Copenhagen diary: Arrests, anarchists and Arnie

Riot police, firing tear gas, have made 194 arrests after the Naomi Klein presentation, with random passers by among those brought in, and Arnie has spoken.

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Britain and France push through EU aid deal but anger remains at lack of urgency

Good news from Brussels but activists still unhappy at the slow pace of negotiations.

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Copenhagen day four: Tuvalu shows the way as G77/China group starts to fracture

All the latest from day four of the climate change summit from our man in Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen day three: Leaked draft text increases North-South divide

The leaked draft text has greatly upset delegates from developing countries, Left Foot Forward reports live from the climate change summit.

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Copenhagen praise for PM but EU still showing “an overwhelming lack of ambition”

Gordon Brown praised by delegates at the Copenhagen summit, but European Union still has more to do.

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