Connie Hedegaard

Type: Person
Name: Connie Hedegaard
Title: EU Comissioner - Climate Action (27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Date of Birth: 1960-09-15
Nationality: Denmark
Fact Sheet: Biography for Connie Hedegaard
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Australian PM to skip UN climate summit of more than 120 world leaders

The European Union's climate chief says she's surprised Australia's Prime Minister won't attend a major United Nations climate summit next week.More than 120 world leaders will gather in New York to tackle what the UN's Secretary-General says is one of ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Tony Abbott to skip UN climate summit

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who recently abolished a carbon tax on greenhouse gas emissions, said today he would skip a United Nations climate change summit attended by 125 other world leaders.Abbott will be in New York soon after the ... [Published New Straits Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Abbott defends skipping UN climate meet

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he won't be joining 125 other world leaders at a United Nations climate change summit because he has important business in parliament.Mr Abbott will travel to New York next week to participate in UN talks on Iraq and terrorism, ... [Published Sky News Australia - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Abbott to miss UN climate summit in New York – by one day

Tony Abbott has once again nailed his colours to the mast on climate change, confirming that he would not be attending a major United Nations climate summit in New York next Tuesday, despite the fact he was arriving there for a UN Security Council meeting ... [Published Renew Economy - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

EU surprised PM Abbott won't attend climate summit

Related Story: Pro-fossil fuel interests behind RET review: FlanneryThe European Union's climate chief says it is a pity Prime Minister Tony Abbott will not attend a major UN climate meeting in New York next week.World leaders including US president Barack ... [Published ABC Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

EU climate chief calls for constructive talks on CBDR

While accepting Common But Differentiated Responsibility (CBDR), the world should look to a new climate treaty which is binding but also reflect the ground realities, according to Connie Hedegaard,... ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

India, EU stress need for global pact on climate change

India and the European Union today stressed the need for a global agreement on climate change at the UN Conference in Paris next year.During their meeting, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and European Union Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

EU cites J-K floods to root for strong climate agreement

Sounding alarm bells over Jammu and Kashmir floods and other environmental disasters, European Union today said governments should work "seriously" towards a meaningful and "strong" climate agreement in Paris next year to keep the goal of limiting global ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change: 'Review common but differentiated responsibility principle'

European Union wants a shift in the principle of "common but differentiated responsibility" in tackling climate change related issues to one where developing countries, including India, too make higher contributions, Connie Hedegaard, European Union Climate ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

EU climate commissioner arrives in India

European Union (EU) Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard Thursday arrived here on a two-day visit to discuss climate cooperation between the grouping and India, a statement said here.Hedegaard will be discussing the preparations for the UN Climate Summit ... [Published Siasat Daily - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Daily News of 2014-09-11

EXME 14 / 11.09DAILY NEWS11 / 09 / 14Call for proposals: €11.9 billion in funding to improve transport infrastructureThe European Commission has today opened the bidding for €11.9 billion of EU funding to improve European transport connections. The funding ... [Published European Commission - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

EU climate chief aims for binding climate deal even if Obama won't

Connie Hedegaard, the EU's climate chief, said she wasn't ready to settle for a mix of voluntary...The European Union plans to pursue a legally binding international deal on climate change even as speculation mounts that the Obama administration is shooting ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 03 2014]

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"...i think that we can really do work together and we have also agreed that we will work even closer together at experts level and also ministerial level to ensure that we have a good dialogue" Hedegaard said

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Australian PM to skip UN climate summit of more... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 1 hour ago]
Tony Abbott to skip UN climate summit [Published New Straits Times - 3 hours ago]
Abbott defends skipping UN climate meet [Published Sky News Australia - 3 hours ago]
Abbott to miss UN climate summit in New York – ... [Published Renew Economy - 4 hours ago]
PM snubs UN climate summit [Published Herald Sun - 6 hours ago]
Abbott defends skipping UN climate meeting [Published WA Today - 7 hours ago]
EU surprised PM Abbott won't attend climate summit [Published ABC Online - 9 hours ago]
EU climate chief calls for constructive talks o... [Published The Hindu - Sep 13 2014]
EU Dismantles Its Climate Commission Amid Econo... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 12 2014]
India, EU stress need for global pact on climat... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
India, EU stress need for global pact on climat... [Published Press Trust of India - Sep 12 2014]
Developing nations should do more to tackle cli... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
EU cites J-K floods to root for strong climate ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
Climate change: 'Review common but differentiat... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 12 2014]
Juncker's plan would 'shut down environmental p... [Published European Voice - Sep 11 2014]
How new EU climate chiefs can make a green ener... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 11 2014]
EU climate commissioner arrives in India [Published Siasat Daily - Sep 11 2014]
Daily News of 2014-09-11 [Published European Commission - Sep 11 2014]
Slovak candidate Šefčovič nominated as next Tra... [Published All About Shipping - Sep 10 2014]
Top EU climate jobs go to Slovenia and Spain [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 10 2014]
EU efficiency push could counter Russian energy... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 09 2014]
EU Commission - Greens criticise possible merge... [Published Greens EFA - Sep 08 2014]
When she says no - no it is! [Published Copenhagen Post - Sep 05 2014]
This Month's U.N. Climate Summit Will Help Seal... [Published Mashable! - Sep 05 2014]
CALENDRIER du 8 au 14 septembre 2014 [Published European Commission - Sep 05 2014]
Parliament reacts to Juncker’s plan to merge en... [Published EurActiv.com - Sep 05 2014]
Australia Repeals Carbon Tax [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Sep 04 2014]
UK and Latvia tipped for top EU climate jobs [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 04 2014]
EU climate chief aims for binding climate deal ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 03 2014]
Climate Change: Envoy tasks world leaders on cl... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 03 2014]
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