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Obama owes favour to Doha climate change talks

Many observers believe that Hurrican Sandy swung the election for President Obama. With the COP18 climate change talks set to open in Doha, it’s time for a payback.

Will Doha tolerate climate protests at COP18?

Locating the UN climate talks in Qatar may prove controversial if activists are banned from street protest. Greenpeace is in talks with the government. A new Arab Youth Climate Movement will bring a welcome new voice to COP18.

COP18 actors rehearse their lines

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, has been on a roadshow warming up for COP18 in Doha. A parallel conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa also has important messages.

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