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The Allianz Knowledge Newsletter looks into the UN Climate Summit and Greenhouse Gases

Published 12-08-08

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The Top Ten Sources for Greenhouse Gases: Find out more about the sources of the anthropogenic greenhouse gases that heat up our world.

- December 8, 2008 -

Dear Reader,

President-elect Barack Obama will take office on January 20. Delegates at the UN Climate Summit that is currently taking place in Poland, however, will have to do without him. Can the world's governments advance without the new political superstar? Find out more in our lead article.

With the financial crisis developing into a global recession, many are calling for smaller cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Time to take a fresh look at the greenhouse gases that threaten our future. Our greenhouse gas profiles explain why CO2, methane, and nitrous oxide can be lifesavers and lifetakers.

Enjoy our newsletter, and don't miss next month's issue on deforestation and the outcome of the crucial UN climate summit.

Your Allianz Knowledge Team

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