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Cancún: de la tierra a la luna 0

Cancún, 3 de diciembre. Desde hace una semana, representantes de gobiernos de todo el mundo están reunidos en un búnker de superlujo llamado Moon Palace (Palacio de la Luna), supuestamente para discutir el cambio climático. El lugar es lejos de

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La Cumbre del Clima de Cancún comienza sin esperanza de acuerdo 0

Un total de 194 países buscan restaurar la confianza en la ONU tras el fiasco de Copenhague – Los negociadores admiten que no habrá un tratado vinculante  La cosa suele ir más o menos así. Cada año, sobre diciembre, más

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BP had little defence against a disaster, federal investigation says 0

Federal investigation into Deepwater Horizon oil disaster says BP overlooked warning signs BP and other companies overlooked warning signs when drilling the well that lead to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, a federal investigation says. Photograph: Gerald Herbert/AP?? The presidential

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Is the Gulf of Mexico safe? 0

Experts, fishermen and residents disagree with federal agencies’ claims that the Gulf and its seafood are safe. Gulf Coast residents, fishermen, seafood distributors, and scientists believe that living on the coast and eating seafood from the Gulf has become hazardous

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‘Ten years’ to solve nature crisis, UN meeting hears 0

The UN biodiversity convention meeting has opened with warnings that the ongoing loss of nature is hurting human societies as well as the natural world. The two-week gathering aims to set new targets for conserving life on Earth. Japan’s Environment

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La agricultura campesina puede enfriar el planeta

Hay una crisis climática que nos afecta a todos, pero que está golpeando especialmente a los pueblos del campo. Ya casi no es posible predecir las lluvias, llueve cuando no corresponde, pasamos fácilmente de inundaciones a sequías, sufrimos olas de

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Hungary chemical sludge ‘threatens Danube’ 0

Hungary chemical sludge ‘threatens Danube’   Firefighters have poured industrial clay into the Marcal River to bind the toxic chemicals Hungary is racing to prevent red chemical sludge from a huge spill reaching the Danube river, officials have said.The alkalinity

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BP declares deep-sea well ‘sealed’ 0

BP declares deep-sea well ‘sealed’ US officials say energy company has finally sealed oil well that spilled 780 million litres of oil in Gulf of Mexico.  The oil spill has been an economic nightmare for people along the Gulf Coast [GALLO/GETTY]

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BP’s report into the explosion published today 0

BP’s report into the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is published at noon today. The company is expected to admit it is partly to blame for the disaster, but

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BP Releases Report on Causes of Gulf of Mexico Tragedy 0

Here below the Press Release issued by BP BP Releases Report on Causes of Gulf of Mexico Tragedy No single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy. Rather, a sequence of failures involving a number of different parties led to the

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