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World 13 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan should set mid-term emissions targets - envoy

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan should show leadership by setting mid-term targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the European Commission's top climate change negotiator said on Friday.

Community 10 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Go green to celebrate this Valentine’s Day

Green is the new 'red' this coming Valentine's Day. This is the message that conservation group Wild Asia is attempting to drive home to couples: that, instead of buying fresh red roses which might wither after a day or two, they should plant trees to symbolise their romance!

Lifestyle 03 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Outstanding innovator

Architect and researcher Neri Oxman is the winner of the inaugural The Earth Awards for her groundbreaking work which combines the principals of biomimicry with the design and construction of built environments.

Lifestyle 03 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Indigenous rights ignored

One event on the sidelines of the climate talks in Poland dealt with the negative effects of the proposed forestry solution to climate change called Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD).

Letters 21 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Split over climate change policy

The federal government's bold step to begin cutting carbon pollution in the atmosphere in 2010 - irrespective of the actions of other nations - is facing some stiff opposition for various reasons.

Business 13 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Brokers' Call

Brokers' comments on Axis,LPI Capital and Asia File.

World 04 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

FACTBOX - What Asia's top players want from U.N. climate talks

REUTERS - Nearly 190 nations are meeting in Poland as part of U.N. talks to hammer out a broader pact to fight global warming.

World 29 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

U.N., aid groups urge climate cash boost for poorest

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Nations and aid groups are pushing for an urgent increase in international funding to help the world's poorest countries cope with climate change, even as the global credit crunch strains rich nations' budgets.

World 29 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

U.N., aid groups urge climate cash boost for poorest

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Nations and aid groups are pushing for an urgent increase in international funding to help the world's poorest countries cope with climate change, even as the global credit crunch strains rich nations' budgets.

Lifestyle 25 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Blitz poser

Nations see REDD in rush for carbon credits.