VOA News: Environment Sun, 30 Aug 2009 13:32:51 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America World Climate Conference to Focus on Adaptation to Climate Change Sun, 30 Aug 2009 13:32:51 +0200 Sun, 30 Aug 2009 13:32:51 -0400 Sun, 30 Aug 2009 13:32:51 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-30-voa10.cfm?rss=environment Head of World Meteorological Organization says countries must be able to respond to a world that is likely to experience more extreme weather events "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-30-voa10.cfm?RSS=Environment" Experts Say Better Information Will Help Nations Adapt to Climate Change Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:00:52 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:00:52 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:00:52 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa39.cfm?rss=environment About 2,500 decision makers and scientists from 150 nations are studying environmental issues at third World Climate Conference "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa39.cfm?RSS=Environment" UN Report Calls for More Funds to Combat Global Warming Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:48:00 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:48:00 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:48:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa41.cfm?rss=environment 'Promoting Development, Saving the Planet' calls for major spending of nearly $600 billion by governments to deal with impact of global warming "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa41.cfm?RSS=Environment" Carbon-Absorbing Algae Boost Australia's Fight Against Climate Change Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:17:15 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:17:15 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 12:17:15 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa13.cfm?rss=environment Australia preparing to introduce technology that allows algae to capture half or more of greenhouse gases emitted by power station "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa13.cfm?RSS=Environment" Global Warming Adding Fuel to Wildfires Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:52:36 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:52:36 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:52:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa42.cfm?rss=environment Scientists say as the earth continues to heat up, more wildfires break out. "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa42.cfm?RSS=Environment" New Process Uses Algae to Produce Alternative Fuel Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:54:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:54:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:54:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa59.cfm?rss=environment One US company may have found partial solution to problems by using carbon dioxide to grow algae, which can be used to produce fuel "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa59.cfm?RSS=Environment" Argonne National Laboratory Hosts Public Open House Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:50:56 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:50:56 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:50:56 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa17.cfm?rss=environment Originally established for study of nuclear technology, facility is now on cutting edge of research on alternative energy "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa17.cfm?RSS=Environment" UN Secretary-General Issues Stark Warning On Climate Change Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:58 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:58 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:58 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa27.cfm?rss=environment Ban Ki-moon says planet faces environmental, social and political disaster if world's climate is not stabilized "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa27.cfm?RSS=Environment" Indonesia Proposes Ambitious Emissions Target Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:01:39 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:01:39 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:01:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa36.cfm?rss=environment Country plans to cut emissions by protecting forests, replanting trees and maintaining peat lands "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa36.cfm?RSS=Environment" Africa to Demand Legally-Binding Reparations at Climate Summit Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:12:58 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:12:58 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:12:58 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa50.cfm?rss=environment Continent's chief climate negotiators are signaling there will be no compromise on core issues "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa50.cfm?RSS=Environment"