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Climate change: South Africa phases out halogen bulbs

South Africa is phasing out inefficient lighting in place of energy efficient lighting as part of concerted efforts to tackle climate change.

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COP17 ejects protesters

Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent was ‘shamed’ by six Canadian Youths as they displayed  their shirts revealing a message   “Turn your back on Canada” prominently displayed on their shirts, ...

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African Ministers position paper on COP 17

African demand Ministers from over 50 African countries attending the COP17 in Durban South Africa have demanded an ambitious second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, effective action under the ...

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COP 17 news

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu signs the We Have Faith — Act Now at the on going COP17 yesterday in Durban Several youths from all over the world in a Youth ...

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COP 17 kicks off with calls for climate justice

COP17 starts today, 28 November, in Durban, South Africa with Archbishop Desmond Tutu reiterating the need to keep the earth from all forms of degradation because in his words;  “This is the only home ...

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Protests may mar COP 17

As the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17)  begins in Durban, tommorow,  diplomats form some developing countries are threatening to stage  “occupy”  sit-ins and boycotts over the lack of urgency ...

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COP 17 updates

The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the ...

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