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    Leaked U.N. climate report slammed for citing WWF

    Critics are slamming a leaked draft U.N. climate report that features global warming advocacy groups like the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace made appearances alongside scientific studies.

  • Wildlife group dumps the king of Spain

    The World Wildlife Fund's branch in Spain has ousted King Juan Carlos as its honorary president — a title he'd held since 1968 — after deciding his recent elephant hunting safari was incompatible with its goal of conserving endangered species.

  • About 5000 candles arrange to a globe lights in front of the Brandenburg Gate prior to the landmark switched off the lights to mark "Earth Hour" in Berlin, Saturday, March 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    World landmarks dimmed for Earth Hour

    Hundreds of world landmarks from Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to the Great Wall of China went dark Saturday, part of a global effort to highlight climate change.

  • Illustration by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    LANGER: Defund the World Wildlife Fund

    Alexander Hamilton once quipped, "Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of 50." One could make a similar observation about the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which just entered its fifth decade of existence. In the past few days, WWF has become embroiled in one of the largest scandals to hit the organization since its inception, raising serious questions regarding its accountability, integrity and, most significant, trustworthiness.

  • Charities seek levy on shipping fuel for climate

    U.N. climate negotiators should consider a fuel surcharge on international shipping to partly finance a $100 billion annual pledge to help developing countries meet the challenges of global warming, environmental groups proposed in a report released Thursday.

  • WWF, Oxfam punished for anti-Saudi act at UN talks

    The U.N. sanctioned two activist groups Monday after a Saudi Arabian nameplate was vandalized at a recent climate change conference.

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