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December 2009

A Message to World Leaders from Global Youth. 24 December 2009. About 2 mins.
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A Message to World Leaders from Global Youth

November 2009

  • Scientists: Snow on Mt. Kilimanjaro to melt in twenty years, November 3 [1] place

October 2009

  • Environmental impact of the lifecycle and supply chain of animals raised for food has been vastly underestimated, and in fact accounts for at least half of all human-caused greenhouse gases, October 20 [2]
  • Greenhouse gas emissions of the 40 industrialised countries that have reporting obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) rose by 1% from 2006 to 2007. There was overall a 3% growth in emissions in the period from 2000 to 2007. 21 October [3]

September 2009

  • Study shatters myth that population growth is a major driver of climate change, September 28 [4]
  • UK scientists say the global average temperature could rise by 4C as early as 2060, September 28 [5]
  • "Climate change: European Commission sets out global finance blueprint for ambitious action by developing nations", September 10 [7] place
  • Japan vows 25% reduction by 2020 compared with 1990 levels, but dependent on other nations agreeing targets at December's climate talks in Copenhagen, September 7 [8]

August 2009

July 2009

  • Alliance of Small Island States reaffirms its call for short- and medium-term greenhouse gas emissions targets that would limit temperature increases to below 1.5 degrees Celsius, July 10 [11] place
  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges developed countries in particular to lead by example by making firm commitments to reduce their emissions by 2020 on the order of 25-40 per cent below 1990 levels, July 10 [12]
  • G8 silent on interim targets for carbon emissions reduction and delivery details, July 9 [13]

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Climate change negotiations update - June 2009. 15 June 2009. About 5 mins.
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Dr. Saleem Huq's Climate Change Video Blog, June 2009

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References

  1. Wikinews, November 3, 2009
  2. Worldwatch Institute, October 20, 2009
  3. www.sealthedeal2009.org, 21 October 2009
  4. International Institute for Environment and Development, September 28, 2009
  5. BBC news, September 28, 2009
  6. United Nations Environment Programme, September 24, 2009
  7. Europa, September 10, 2009
  8. BBC news, September 7, 2009
  9. International Institute for Environment and Development, August 27, 2009
  10. Global Voices Online, August 20, 2009
  11. United Nations, July 10, 2009
  12. United Nations Environment Programme, July 10, 2009
  13. BBC news, July 9, 2009

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