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Archive : November 2012

November 30, 2012

The Week Ahead: U.N. Climate Summit in Qatar Draws to a Close

U.N. climate negotiators from more than 190 countries are expected to wrap up two weeks of talks Dec. 7 in Doha, Qatar, with no major action on a 2015 global agreement.

November 23, 2012

The Week Ahead: 2020 Global Agreement, Fate of Kyoto Protocol in Hands of U.N. Climate Negotiators

Climate delegates from more than 190 nations will begin two weeks of negotiations Nov. 26 in Doha, Qatar, to hammer out a plan for a 2020 agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions and, for countries that remain committed to the Kyoto Protocol, to decide on a second commitment period.  

November 16, 2012

The Week Ahead: Clean Development Mechanism Board to Meet; Results of California's GHG Auction Expected

The executive board for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change will meet Nov. 19-23 in preparation for two weeks of international climate negotations that begin Nov. 26 in Doha, Qatar.  

November 16, 2012

What a Difference a Storm Makes: Assessing Hurricane Sandy's Damage

A series of aerial photographs showing the Atlantic Coast before and after Hurricane Sandy reveals dramatically changed portions of shoreline extending hundreds of miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

November 9, 2012

The Week Ahead: Focus Turns to California Cap-and-Trade Program

California on Nov. 14 will hold its first auction of greenhouse gas emission allowances under its cap-and-trade program.

November 2, 2012

The Week Ahead: Will Climate Change Influence the Presidential Election?

Hurricane Sandy's blow to New Jersey and New York has sparked renewed debate in the climate change arena, raising questions over whether it will be a factor in the Nov. 6 presidential election. ..