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This story about international climate negotiations was published by EurActiv on 8th June 2010. Countries negotiating to deliver an international climate deal are back in business and both Denmark and Mexico, the outgoing and incoming chairs of the UN-led talks, are developing a “GPS system” to successfully reach their destination on time by December, Danish… » read more

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This story about the EU 2020 climate targets was published by EurActiv on 16th April 2010. Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), said the EU has failed to convince the developing world that it is serious about global warming. Speaking in an unusually candid manner during… » read more

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This story about the Kyoto Protocol was published by EurActiv on 9th February 2010. The Kyoto Protocol represents an international commitment to fulfil developed countries’ historical responsibility for climate change and its elaborate compliance mechanism is difficult to replicate, the Indian ambassador to the EU, Dr. J. Bhagwati, told EurActiv in an interview. India, which… » read more

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To celebrate his 400th blog post on Blogactiv, EurActiv’s Managing Editor, Daniela Vincenti Mitchener, interviewed Stanley Crossick. She asked him about the outcome of Copenhagen, the EU’s strategy and the ‘new world order’ that is emerging. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/jUJWFlyky9g” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Uu_qdqeJzsY” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The following interview was published on Moday 14th December by EurActiv.com. The United States succeeded in bringing people to the moon: a dream that nobody thought would be realised. Perhaps we should think of climate protection as the new Apollo programme, the vice-chair of the European Parliament’s delegation in Copenhagen, Karl-Heinz Florenz, told EurActiv in… » read more

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The following article was published by EurActiv.com on 10th December 2009. The European Union should equip itself with an “ambitious” social plan by spring 2010 in order to fight growing unemployment, EU leaders are expected to state at the conclusion of a two-day summit which opens in Brussels today (10 December). Leaders will confirm the… » read more

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The following article has been published by EurActiv.com on 25th November 2009. While agriculture and food production have long been considered untouchable in international climate talks, calls to make the sector contribute to greenhouse gas mitigation efforts have been growing louder. Food is strategic and agricultural production is a vital sector of many national economies.… » read more

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The following interview has been published by EurActiv.com on 6th October 2009. With only 70-or so days to go before leaders meet to agree on a post-Kyoto climate deal in Copenhagen, there is a need to speed up negotiations and “make political choices,” Danish Climate Change and Energy Minister Connie Hedegaard told EurActiv in an… » read more

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