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European cities sign climate change agreement

BRUSSELS – Mayors from more than 350 cities across Europe signed an EU climate change agreement Tuesday pledging to cut carbon dioxide emissions by more than 20 percent by 2020. The pact covers urban areas across 23 EU countries and

Agreement on 2020 emissions target eludes G8 ministers

KOBE, Japan – Under pressure to boost talks on a new global warming pact, Group of Eight environment ministers on Monday endorsed slashing greenhouse gas emissions in half by mid-century, but failed to agree on much more contentious near-term targets.

Global Greenhouse Gas emissions ‘will double by 2020

GLOBAL greenhouse-gas emissions will almost double by 2020, a rate much faster than previously predicted, according to a paper co-written by the Federal Government’s top climate change adviser. A draft of the unpublished paper co-written by Professor Ross Garnaut says