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17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Posted November 29, 2011

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17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 
DURBAN, SUD AFRICA
NOVIEMBRE 28 – DICIEMBRE 9, 2011
Conference of the Parties Official Page
http://www.cop17-cmp7durban.com/
The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol, will be held in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa.
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http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/energy-and-environment 
U. S. Department of State. Climate Change
http://www.state.gov/g/oes/climate/ 
U.S. AID. Environment
http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/environment/climate/index.html 
EPA.  Climate Change
http://epa.gov/climatechange/ 
A student’s Guide to Global Climate Change
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U.S. Global  Climate Change Research Program
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NASA. Global Climate Change
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U.S. Department of Energy
http://www.energy.gov/environment/climatechange.htm 
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