AP – The Associated Press-Stanford University Environment Poll on global warming was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media from Nov. 17-29, 2009. It is based on landline telephone and cell phone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,005 adults. Interviews were conducted with 705 respondents on landline telephones and 300 on cellular phones.
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AP – A historic U.N. climate conference ended Saturday with only a nonbinding “Copenhagen Accord” to show for two weeks of debate and frustration. It was a deal short on concrete steps against global warming, but signaling a new start for rich-poor cooperation on climate change.
AFP – The prime minister of Bangladesh, one of the nations worst-hit by global warming, said she was satisfied with the Copenhagen summit’s outcome, and hoped rows over thorny issues would be ironed out soon.
AFP – Global temperatures could rise substantially more because of increases in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than previously thought, according to a new study by US and Chinese scientists released Sunday.
AP – An unlikely source of energy has emerged to meet international demands that the United States do more to fight global warming: It’s cleaner than coal, cheaper than oil and a 90-year supply is under our feet.
AFP – Bangladesh, one of the nations most vulnerable to global warming, will seek 15 percent of a 30-billion-dollar climate change fund committed at the Copenhagen summit, the environment minister said Tuesday.