April 17, 2012
by Michael Davidson
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Challenge to Young Thought Leaders: Can You Silence the World at Rio+20 this June?

Michael Davidson, US-China Climate Policy Coordinator, Washington, DC
I’ve blogged extensively about why my generation has a crucial stake in the outcomes of Earth Summit 2012 this June (here, here, here…). If young people don&r… Continue reading

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July 11, 2011
by Shravya Reddy
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India Environmental News Compilation June 29th – July 5th, 2011

Shravya Reddy, India Analyst, New York Climate  
UN official lobbied for private biofuel firms during India visit
“Executive secretary Christiana Figueres is mandated by the UN Secretary General to steer tough climate negotiations and help build c… Continue reading

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June 6, 2011
by Carolina Herrera
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Latin America: Racing to Rio+20 and Beyond

Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC A year from now, in early June 2012, all eyes will be on Latin America when world leaders will convene in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Rio+20 Earth Summit.  This is an opportunity for Latin… Continue reading

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February 14, 2011
by Shravya Reddy
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India Climate Change and Energy News – January 30 to February 5, 2011

Climate Change
We Expect Leadership From India: UN Climate Chief 
“India played an ‘exceedingly helpful role’ in the last climate summit and ‘we expect the same this year and beyond’, UN climate chief Christiana Figue… Continue reading

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January 28, 2011
by Greenlaw from NRDC China
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China to create largest mega city in the world with 42 million people and other environmental news

NRDC has been working in China for fifteen years on such issues as climate, energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy, governance and law, health, and green supply chain issues. This China Environmental News Alert is a weekly compilation of news… Continue reading

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October 5, 2010
by Barbara Finamore
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The Tianjin Climate Talks: A Dose of "Conventional" Chinese Wisdom

At the outset of this new round of UN climate negotiations in Tianjin, it seems that no high-level speech is complete without a dose of traditional Chinese wisdom.  The UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, sprinkled proverbs in her spe… Continue reading

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