US presidential elections and climate talks

In the global environmental negotiations, US presidential elections are a much talked about subject. US in many ways influences such negotiations, especially the climate change talks. Down To Earth has been closely following the US presidents and their stand on environmental issues. A selection of stories

 
         
  The superstorm has killed 68 so far in North America   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  The Rio+20 UN conference on sustainable development is over. The conference declaration   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  World leaders attending Rio+20 did nothing to tackle the interlinked crises of economy and ecology   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  The United States has always been the climate change renegade   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  In the last two months of 2008, the US presidential election and its aftermath took away the spotlight   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  AS HE made history by becoming the first African-American president to occupy the White House   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  What does Barack Obama's election as president of the us have to do with buses in India   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  There are no more soft options on climate change   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  Will Barack Obama be a radical environmentalist? Or will fossil-fuel lobbies carry him off?   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  USA, Australia Environmental issues As the November 2, 2004 deadline for presidential elections in the us draws near   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  Three months since the Cancun debacle, the collapsed world trade talks still hang in the balance   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  It shows that the environment is no more an issue for electorates in the North   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  In a historic verdict, voters of the Colorado state in the us have approved the mandatory   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  The US senate rejected the country's first climate change bill in the last week of October.   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  Will George W Bush as US president be better than Al Gore for the global environment?   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  He may not have a clean environmental track record. But as president, George W Bush will have to tread carefully   Down To Earth  
 
 
 
  Environmental issues are rapidly coming into focus in the US presidential compaign   Down To Earth  
         
 

 

 

 

 

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