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Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea.

June 25, 2013 9:45 PM0 comments
Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea.

Songdo, South Korea – This week, the governing Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meeting for the fourth time in Songdo, South Korea. Though the Board has met three times previously, and the Transitional Committee that designed the Fund’s governing instrument met four times in 2011, there are […]

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Obama Climate Change 2013 Policy Speech Outlines Executive Orders

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Obama Climate Change 2013 Policy Speech Outlines Executive Orders

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday invoked his executive authority to undertake a slew of measures aimed at curbing climate change and preparing America for its costly impacts. The speech was hailed by environmentalists who’ve seen their policy priorities largely ignored since the president promised to address climate change […]

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Obama Climate Change Speech Best ‘By Any President Ever’

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Obama Climate Change Speech Best ‘By Any President Ever’

Former Vice President Al Gore hailed President Barack Obama’s climate change speech at Georgetown University on Tuesday as “historic” and “the best address on climate by any president ever.” “I applaud the new measures announced by President Barack Obama this afternoon to help solve the climate crisis — particularly the […]

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France threatens Google with privacy fines

June 20, 2013 5:16 AM0 comments
France threatens Google with privacy fines

PARIS — France is giving Google three months to be more upfront about the data it collects from users — or be fined. Other European countries aren’t far behind. Now it’s up to Google to decide whether the relatively small fines are enough of an incentive to rethink its privacy […]

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Obama takes economic, foreign policy agenda to UK

June 17, 2013 12:03 PM0 comments
Obama takes economic, foreign policy agenda to UK

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking a security, foreign policy and economic agenda to Northern Ireland for a meeting with heads of the leading industrial nations. He’s looking for consensus on Syria while pushing for common ground on trade, economic growth and tax policies. Obama left Washington on Sunday […]

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