News & Public Affairs12/16/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday) Listen to this entire show:
Representatives from nearly 200 nations spent nearly two weeks at a United Nations climate conference in Cancun, Mexico, seeking a new agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. They finished last Friday with one concrete result: they will meet again next December in Durban, South Africa.
The Cancun conference was supposed to make progress toward a new emissions treaty with targets to be enforced by international treaty on all nations.
This treaty was supposed to replace the 1997 K...Be the first to comment
12/06/10 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
The UN climate talks in Cancun are heating up this week with a clear division emerging on the issue of Forests and Indigenous Rights
WMNF´s Kelly Benjamin is at summit in Mexico and files this report.
You’re listening to the sound of a Machete held by a Mayan villager chopping the bark of off of a several hundred year old sapodilla or chicle tree … or as we would call it in the US, a bubble gum tree.
I'm about 4 hours south of Cancun in the jungle outside the Mayan village o...28 comments
11/24/10 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
The 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference begins next week in Cancun, Mexico. WMNF’s Kelly Benjamin will bring us daily reports from Mexico on the progress towards an agreement at this year's summit. Today, we bring you part 2 of a special report on climate change and what we can expect from the United Nations process.
Last year's highly anticipated UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen resulted in the Copenhagen Accord, an agreement that began a process of creating climate chang...37 comments