Senators petition SecState to freeze climate bailout money

Climate-related appropriations grew from $315 million in fiscal 2009 to $1.3 billion in fiscal 2010. CLIMATE: GOP senators decry ‘bailout’ for developing countries Gabriel Nelson, E&E reporter http://www.eenews.net/eenewspm/print/2010/12/02/4 Top-ranking Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee have asked Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to freeze all future requests for climate-related spending, saying…

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Breaking: Japan refuses to extend Kyoto treaty at Cancun

Japan in 1997: Japan today: Cancún climate change summit: Japan refuses to extend Kyoto protocol Talks threatened with breakdown after forthright Japanese refusal to extend Kyoto emissions commitments * John Vidal guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 1 December 2010 18.16 GMT Japan refuses to extend Kyoto protocol. ‘The forthrightness of the statement took people by surprise,’ said one…

Climate Craziness Cools In Cancun

The weather isn’t so hot, either. Editorial from: The Washington Times, 29 November 2010 Today, U.N. negotiators will begin two weeks of meetings in Cancun, Mexico, looking for a way to move the climate action agenda forward, impose global carbon emissions caps and compel countries to pay a series of new international taxes to underwrite environmental programs.…