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    Tuna Stock In Pacific Dangerously Low

    Pacific Bluefin and BigEye tuna stocks have fallen sharply, forcing regulatory bodies to enforce fishing restrictions to help stocks recover.
  • Kiribati

    New Zealand Man Says He Is A Victim Of Climate Change

    A New Zealand man is saying he is a "refugee" and wants to stay in the country after climate change has made his village in Kiribati uninhabitable.
  • 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Solomon Islands

    A tsunami warning has been issued for South Pacific islands after a 8.0 magnitude quake struck off the Solomon Islands.
  • Startling the Global Community, Canada Withdraws from the Kyoto Convention

    Canada has announced its intention to withdraw from the Kyoto treaty on greenhouse gas emissions (GGE), sandbagging the other signatories to the convention. The Kyoto protocol, initially adopted in Kyoto, Japan in 1997, was designed to combat global warming with the agreement allowing countries like China and India take voluntary, but non-binding steps to reduce their greenhouse gas carbon emissions.
  • Queen Elizabeth

    The royals plan global tour for queen's jubilee

    The royal family will embark on a global tour next year as part of celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth's 60th year on the throne, Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday.
  • Canada Roundly Criticized for Exiting Kyoto Protocol

    Canada is the first nation to exit the Kyoto treaty, which was adopted in 1997 as a coordinated international effort to battle global warming.
  • Fiji leader Bainimarama

    Pacific Island countries in fiscal difficulty: ADB

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is concerned about the fiscal health of several Pacific Island countries.
  • U.S. must step up to rescue climate talks :Tuvalu

    U.N. climate talks face a crisis unless the U.S. Senate passes a climate control bill and failure to do so further risks the future of vulnerable countries such as small island states, Tuvalu said on Wednesday.
  • U.S.-led climate deal under threat in Copenhagen

    Several developing nations rejected on Saturday a climate deal worked out by U.S. President Barack Obama and four major emerging economies, saying it could not become a U.N. blueprint for fighting global warming.
  • U.N. climate talks resume, U.S. backs aid fund

    Danish hosts revived climate talks on Thursday and Washington backed a $100 billion (62 billion pound) fund to aid poor countries as world leaders gathered on the eve of a U.N. deadline to reach a deal to slow global warming.
  • World leaders try to save troubled climate talks

    World leaders took the stage at the largest ever climate talks on Wednesday as ministers scrambled to rescue troubled negotiations on a pact to avoid dangerous global warming.
  • Draft deal gives lift to flagging climate talks

    A draft climate pact unveiled on Friday revived hopes that U.N. talks might be able to pin down an international deal to fight global warming, but developing nations said they needed more cash from the rich.
  • FACTBOX: Tiny Tuvalu in spotlight at climate talks

    The tiny Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu got the world's attention this week in Copenhagen when its proposal for strong, legally binding emissions pacts for all nations held up the work of international climate talks.
  • Draft deal gives lift to flagging climate talks

    A draft climate pact unveiled on Friday revived hopes that U.N. talks might be able to pin down an international deal to fight global warming, but developing nations said they needed more cash from the rich.
  • Obama calls for climate deal

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Thursday to break the deadlock at climate change talks in Copenhagen, even though many nations accused the United States of lacking ambition.
  • Soros sees $100 billion for climate talks

    Billionaire financier George Soros outlined a way to unlock $100 billion (61.5 billion pounds) to help slow global warming on Thursday as talks on a new U.N. climate deal slowed over tough demands by the Pacific island state of Tuvalu.
  • Midday Minute - July 20 - Energy

    Halliburton Co., the second largest oil services firm in the world, reported its second quarter net profit fell $262 million. Nissan said it will invest near $700 million in two plants to make batteries for EVs. Tuvalu said it will power its economy hundred percent with renewable energy sources by 2020.
  • At risk from rising seas, Tuvalu seeks clean power

    The Pacific island state of Tuvalu set a goal Sunday of a 100 percent shift to renewable energy by 2020, hoping to set an example to industrialized nations to cut greenhouse gases it blames for rising sea levels.