• China, India Rule Out Binding Emission Cuts, International Verification

    • Date: 07/12/09

    ANI News: Chinese officials have said that their country’s pledge to reduce its carbon emissions relative to the growth of its economy will not be binding or subject to international verification, thereby casting doubts on the effectiveness of any agreements expected to be reached this week in Copenhagen, Denmark. China, the leading global carbon emitter, […]

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  • Copenhagen Divisions Widening?

    • Date: 07/12/09

    BBC Earth Watch: In the hours before the Copenhagen talks officially open, it appears that if anything, the paths of the industrialised and developing country blocs are moving away from each other. Last week, the BASIC group of countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – put forward proposals (originating from China) detailing some principles […]

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  • Climate Sceptics Win Australian By-Elections

    • Date: 05/12/09

    Sydney Morning Herald: Tony Abbott is defying those who think he could be a hard sell with voters after the Liberals comfortably retained the two federal seats of Bradfield and Higgins on Saturday. Just days after Mr Abbott won the Liberal leadership from Malcolm Turnbull, the party coasted to victory in the Melbourne seat of […]

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  • Blue Dogs’ Climate Revolt: No Climate Bill Without China, India

    • Date: 05/12/09

    The New York Times: A group of Senate Democrats who are considered swing votes on pending climate change and energy legislation sent a letter to President Obama Thursday morning detailing their conditions for supporting any domestic bill or international treaty to address global warming. The senators, most from industrial states or regions heavily dependent on […]

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  • Even Before Climategate, U.S. Public Suspected Fraud

    • Date: 04/12/09

    Financial Post: 59% of Americans say it’s at least somewhat likely that some scientists have falsified research data to support their own theories and beliefs about global warming, according to a Rasmussen survey released yesterday. 35% say it’s Very Likely and just 26% say it’s not very or not at all likely that some scientists […]

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  • GWPF Sceptical About IPCC Investigation

    • Date: 04/12/09

    The Times: The United Nations panel on climate change has promised to investigate claims that scientists at a British university deliberately manipulated data to support the theory of man-made global warming. Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said that the allegations raised by leaked e-mails in the so-called “climategate” controversy […]

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  • IPCC To Probe CRU Data Affair

    • Date: 04/12/09

    BBC News: The United Nations panel on climate change is to probe claims UK scientists manipulated global warming data to boost the argument that it is man-made. The allegations emerged after e-mails written by members of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia were posted on the internet. Robert Watson, one of […]

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  • Rising Partisanship Sharply Erodes U.S. Public’s Belief in Global Warming

    • Date: 03/12/09

    The New York Times: On the eve of major international climate change negotiations in Copenhagen, belief in global warming in the United States has slipped to the lowest point in 12 years of measuring, according to a poll from New York-based Harris Interactive Inc. As U.S. negotiators fly to the Danish capital to forge a […]

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