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Don't let Chrysler bail on its electric vehicle promises

Nov. 13, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Chrysler, the recipient of $15.3 billion in taxpayer-funded bailout money -- granted in part because of its promise to invest in electric vehicle technology -- has just announced it is scrapping its plans for producing large volumes of electric ca...

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Rich countries scheme to ditch Kyoto targets

Nov. 6, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

The final negotiating days before Copenhagen just wrapped up today in Barcelona. At this point, prospects for reaching a meaningful international climate agreement in December are dim. Wealthy countries continue to refuse to make strong commitment...

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Africa stands up for binding targets

Nov. 3, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

African negotiators at the UN climate talks in Barcelona refused to continue formal discussions about all other issues until wealthy countries live up to their legal and moral responsibility to commit to deep emissions reductions.

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