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At the IPCC’s twentieth birthday party Sunday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon urged the diplomats present to get moving – now – on the post-Kyoto climate treaty. “We must fight the urge to postpone everything until Copenhagen,” where the treaty is to be finalized in 2009, ”http://www.reuters.com/article/homepageCrisis/idUSLV184554.CH.2400″>he said. “Surely we can make concrete progress on some issues.” How much progress? The glass-half-full view is that the latest talks, wrapping up in Accra, Ghana, last week, already took some modest but visible steps forward – particularly on reducing emissions from deforestation and heavy industry. On the other hand, the major 

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