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Media melee at Copenhagen

By Darryl D'Monte

As many as 3,500 unruly and undiscerning journalists were covering the climate summit

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Bangladesh is ready with a climate change strategy

By Darryl D'Monte

Bangladesh fares better than India on many human development indicators. Now, knowing that they are nature’s laboratory for disaster, they’ve beaten us to a climate change action plan

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Himalayan disasters

By Darryl D'Monte

Island nations are getting all the attention while no attention is being paid to the climate change crisis brewing in the Himalayan regions, said representatives of South Asian nations in Copenhagen

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Voices from the frontlines of climate change

By Darryl D'Monte

In sharp contrast to the jargon and red-tape of the climate negotiations so far, victims of climate change from Tuvalu, Bangladesh, Peru and other affected places, called for urgent action

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Sticking points at Copenhagen summit

By Darryl D'Monte

There are various sticking points in the climate talks at Copenhagen, including the $10 billion a year that leaders of industrial countries have offered as short-term financing to cope with climate change, when the need is for $200 billion

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It all boils down to 'climate adequacy' and 'climate justice'

By Darryl D'Monte

India’s stand at Copenhagen is that “every human being has an equal right to the atmosphere”. Failure to recognise this right could lead to a situation where there are haves and have-nots in the climate sphere

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Follow the leaders in clean energy technologies

By Darryl D'Monte

A new WWF report released at the Copenhagen climate summit puts Denmark and Brazil at the top of countries leading in clean energy technologies. Clean energy technologies will be the third largest industry by 2020, after automobiles and electronics

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