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John Kerry Urges Nations to Back Paris Climate Change Talks

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: AFP - US Secretary of State John Kerry today urged nations to set ambitious goals to curb greenhouse gases, warning climate change deniers that gambling with the Earth's future was a risky business as "there is no Planet B."
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World Council of Churches: "Right to hope" despite climate change challenges

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Agnlicann News - In a high level panel on Climate Change and Human Rights held at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said that despite all negative conditions “we have the right to hope” – not as a matter of passive waiting but as an active process towards justice and peace, in which human rights should play a key role.
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Science ‘has big role in solving desertification issues ’

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: SciDev.net - Science has a major role to play in combating desertification, aiding climate change mitigation and adaptation, and sustainable land management practices, especially in the developing world, a conference has heard
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Shell warns oil demand could fall without climate solution

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Fossil fuel producers must develop ways to curb emissions or face increased scrutiny from regulators, says oil giant
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Sendai: UN disaster risk reduction conference key to future sustainable development agenda

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:49
Source: UN News Centre - Government and civil society leaders from around the world are gathering in the Japanese city of Sendai for a United Nations conference that will take stock of ten years of global work to better prepare for and curb the impact of disasters, and to agree on an updated global response framework.
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Global emissions trading scheme 'should be based on UN carbon budget'

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:49
Source: Carbon Brief - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) carbon budget could provide the scientific basis for a global cap on emissions, suggested Tim Yeo, the outgoing chair of the UK's energy and climate change committee.
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Kerry: 'Energy Policy' the Solution to Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:49
Source: US News & World Report - Nine months away from a U.N. summit in Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday delivered a forceful call to confront and curb global warming.
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Mega-disasters and urbanization spur spike in displacement: reportMega-disasters and urbanization spur spike in displacement: report

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:49
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The number of people forced from their homes each year by disasters has quadrupled over the past four decades, and the risk of being displaced has doubled, said a Norwegian humanitarian group.
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Unprecedented stall of global carbon emissions in 2014 while economy grows

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 08:49
Source: Business Spectator - In what has been described as a real surprise by the International Energy Agency (IEA), annual global emissions of carbon dioxide experienced zero growth in 2014, even as the globe’s economy continued to grow.
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Boris Johnson told to divest £4.8bn pension fund from fossil fuels

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: Guardian - Boris Johnson has been told by the London assembly to pull City Hall’s £4.8bn pension fund out of coal, oil and gas investments, after assembly members voted on Wednesday on a motion in support of the fossil fuel divestment movement.
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Modi pledges climate alliance with small island states

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: RTCC - India PM says India and climate vulnerable countries share same ambitions for UN pact in Paris
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As Climate Wars Heat Up, Some Skeptics Are Targets

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: NPR - Scientists who warn that the earth's climate is changing have been subjected to hacking, investigations, and even court action in recent years. That ire usually comes from conservative groups and climate skeptics seeking to discredit the research findings.
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Germany seeks to boost renewable sources of heating

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: Reuters - Germany's government set out changes to subsidy guidelines on Wednesday to try and boost the renewable sources of energy used to heat buildings and offices as it strives to avoid missing its ambitious climate targets.
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China needs CO2 cap to meet climate pledges: legislator

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: Reuters - China needs to impose a nationwide carbon cap if it is to fulfill a pledge made last year to bring emissions to a peak by around 2030, a legislator said in a proposal submitted to parliament this week.
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Climate one of “top risks” facing insurance industry – Mark Carney

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: RTCC - Bank of England chief defends climate risk investigation against “green claptrap” jibe from climate sceptic Lord Lawson
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Losing paradise: the people displaced by atomic bombs, and now climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: Guardian - People in the Pacific Marshall Islands and Kiribati are facing oblivion as the sea around them rises, and they are already suffering from food shortages, droughts and floods.
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United Nations to Hold Disaster Meeting in Tsunami-Hit Japan

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: NDTV - The UN will hold a once-in-a-decade meeting on disaster risk reduction this weekend, with policymakers gathering in tsunami-struck Japan after warnings that the cost of climate change-related calamities could bankrupt future generations.
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Norway Bets Pollution Abroad an Easier Battle: Carbon & Climate

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:29
Source: Bloomberg - Norway is wagering it will be easier to cut carbon emissions overseas than at home.
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Google-powered map helps fight deforestation

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 09:24
Source: Guardian - The forestry website Mongabay recently reported that United Cacao, a London-listed company that promises to produce ethical, sustainable chocolate, had “quietly cut down more than 2,000 hectares of primary, closed-canopy rainforest” in the Peruvian Amazon
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