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David Fogarty

Indonesia approves landmark forest protection project

Dec 05 2012

SINGAPORE Indonesia on Wednesday approved a rainforest conservation project that sets aside an area roughly the size of Singapore and rewards investors with tradable carbon credits in the first of its kind to win formal backing in the country.

Indonesia approves landmark forest protection project

Dec 05 2012

SINGAPORE Indonesia on Wednesday approved a rainforest conservation project that sets aside an area roughly the size of Singapore and rewards investors with tradable carbon credits in the first of its kind to win formal backing in the country.

India, China power CO2 emissions growth in 2012 - study

Dec 02 2012

SINGAPORE Carbon dioxide emissions from industry rose an estimated 2.6 percent in a weak global economy this year, a study released on Monday showed, powered by rapid emissions growth in China and India, which may add urgency to U.N. climate talks in Doha.

Despite weak economy, CO2 emissions to grow 2.6 percent in 2012: study

Dec 02 2012

SINGAPORE Carbon dioxide emissions from industry rose an estimated 2.6 percent in a weak global economy this year, a study released on Monday showed, powered by rapid emissions growth in China and India, which may add urgency to U.N. climate talks in Doha.

China at the center of global illegal timber trade, NGO says

Nov 29 2012

SINGAPORE China's insatiable appetite for timber is driving a growing illegal trade that is stripping forests in Africa and Asia and fuelling conflict, underscoring the urgency for Beijing to enact laws to crack down, an environment group said on Thursday.

China at the centre of global illegal timber trade, NGO says

Nov 29 2012

SINGAPORE China's insatiable appetite for timber is driving a growing illegal trade that is stripping forests in Africa and Asia and fuelling conflict, underscoring the urgency for Beijing to enact laws to crack down, an environment group said on Thursday.

China at the centre of global illegal timber trade, says NGO

Nov 29 2012

SINGAPORE China's insatiable appetite for timber is driving a growing illegal trade that is stripping forests in Africa and Asia and fuelling conflict, underscoring the urgency for Beijing to enact laws to crack down, an environment group said on Thursday.

As nations haggle, global carbon cut targets get impossibly deep

Nov 28 2012

As the nations of the world struggle in Doha to agree even modest targets to tackle global warming, the cuts needed in rising greenhouse gas emissions grow ever deeper, more costly and less likely to be achieved.

As nations haggle, global carbon cut targets get impossibly deep

Nov 28 2012

As the nations of the world struggle in Doha to agree even modest targets to tackle global warming, the cuts needed in rising greenhouse gas emissions grow ever deeper, more costly and less likely to be achieved.

Global investors call for action on serious climate danger

Nov 20 2012

SINGAPORE A coalition of the world's largest investors called on governments on Tuesday to ramp up action on climate change and boost clean-energy investment or risk trillions of dollars in investments and disruption to economies.

World News

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done

Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.