Monthly Archives: December 2010

Cancún condemns ocean acidification to footnote

The Cancún climate change agreement pays little attention to the threat of ocean acidification. Environmental campaigners should do more to redress the balance.

Cancún path to climate compensation culture

Global economic recession prevented the Cancún climate change conference from achieving any meaningful progress. But the small print may contain significant acceptance that global warming causes “loss and damages”.

How to get high on ambition in Cancún

Climate change negotiations in Cancún appear to be deadlocked. But what do ministers really think? What do their children think? A truth drug would transform the conference result.

The US Emperor brings no clothes to Cancún

The US position in the Cancún climate change conference is that “nothing is agreed until everything is agreed.” Can it deliver its own side of this bargain?

I am no longer a climate change sceptic

Climate change sceptics should watch Michel Jarraud talk about the Russian heat wave of 2010. The Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization told the Cancun climate conference that the temperatures were “off the scale.”

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