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Q&A: Former UN climate chief on its perils
Yvo de Boer discusses global warming, warning that humanity is "hanging by its fingertips".
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 10:11 GMT
Bahrain blocks Al Jazeera team
Government bans Al Jazeera journalists from operating, citing "breach of media norms".
Last updated: 19 May 2010 16:29 GMT
UN climate chief to step down
Yvo de Boer announces resignation ahead of planned talks on emission cuts in Mexico.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 05:01 GMT
UN says climate goals not enough
World body says emission targets set by dozens of countries "not good enough".
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 03:10 GMT
Poor response to climate deadline
Just 19 countries have sent letters of intent to UN before January 31 "soft deadline".
Last updated: 01 Feb 2010 03:41 GMT
Hopes rise for climate deal
UN says Copenhagen summit a "turning point" in battle against global warming.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2009 12:06 GMT
World leaders hope for climate deal
Developing nations angered by calls for non-binding text at Copenhagen meeting.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2009 07:18 GMT
China to take 'bold' emissions step
UN says Hu Jintao expected to announce significant cuts at climate summit.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2009 05:33 GMT
UN climate summit urges action
Delegates in Poland warn financial crisis should not stop measures on climate change.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2008 18:05 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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