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Post Carbon: October 10, 2010 - October 16, 2010

Maldives President Nasheed seeks a low-carbon path

Few countries in the world face as immediate a threat from climate change as the Republic of Maldives, a low-lying group of atolls in the Indian Ocean whose coastline is eroding and whose water supplies are now being infiltrated by saltwater from the sea. Unusually high ocean temperatures damaged the coral reefs off the Maldives' shores this year, signaling the start of a global bleaching event that now spans from the Pacific to the Caribbean.

By Juliet Eilperin  | October 11, 2010; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tianjin climate talks sputter ahead of UN conference

As the last round of preliminary negotiations for this year's United Nations climate talks wrap up in Tianjin, China, one thing is clear: the path toward a comprehensive climate pact remains as uncertain as ever.

By Juliet Eilperin  | October 11, 2010; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
 
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