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  • A Conversation With: British Climate Economist Lord Nicholas Stern

    November 19, 2013 4:37 PM 127

    WARSAW, Poland — Even as the annual United Nations climate change conference is nearing its end on Friday, negotiations are obstructed by longstanding disputes over responsibilities of combating the crisis. Developing countries want rich countries to shoulder the burden of reducing greenhouse gases and providing finances in view of their historical emissions

  • Scotland can still take climate change lead says minister

    November 18, 2013 10:30 AM 122

    Scotland's environment minister has insisted the country can still provide global leadership on climate change. Paul Wheelhouse is in Warsaw attending the United Nations climate change conference, with heads of state and ministers from almost 200 countries. His vow comes despite Scotland failing to meet its own targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions