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With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Climate Home - Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground?
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Climate change could trigger 'tipping point' for East Antarctic Totten Glacier

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: ABC Australia - The Totten Glacier in East Antarctica has an unstable area that could collapse and contribute to more than two metres of sea level rise beyond what is generally predicted if climate change remains unchecked, researchers say.
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Patricia Espinosa: Mexikanerin wird Chefin des Uno-Klimasekretariats

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Spiegel - Von der Botschafterin in Deutschland zur Klimachefin der Uno: Die Mexikanerin Patricia Espinosa wird Nachfolgerin von Christiana Figueres.
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Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Guardian - Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental study ever undertaken by the UN has found.
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In Last Months In Office, Here's How Obama Seeks To Cement Paris Climate Accord

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Forbes - The multi-year effort to secure a new international climate agreement reached a crescendo last December when the world came together to strike the Paris climate agreement
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OPINION: Climate Change Mitigation - Africa Must Be At the Forefront

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: The New Times -
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Warming far outpacing climate action, as UN negotiators meet in Bonn

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: mongabay.com - The opening of the United Nation’s annual mid-year climate conference in Bonn Germany offered up dramatically contrasting messages this week: national leaders and political negotiators congratulated themselves, proudly celebrating the “historic Paris Agreement,” while environmentalists warned somberly that the Earth is far worse off than most people realize, with the political will for climate action still falling far behind the fearfully rapid pace of warming.
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Transport Emissions Must Peak Soon to Hit Paris Targets

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Environmental News Service - International shipping and aviation will have to cap their greenhouse gas emissions soon for the world to meet the ambitious goals in the Paris Climate Agreement, participants at a side event at the Bonn climate change conference heard today.
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Canada’s most populous province passes climate change law

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Climate Home - Carbon trading and a green investment fund underpin Ontario plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050
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Vers une hausse majeure de la consommation mondiale d’énergie ?

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Connaissance des energies - L’EIA américaine a rendu public la semaine dernière son dernier « International Energy Outlook » où l’organisme gouvernemental y expose ses prévisions d’évolution de la consommation énergétique dans le monde d’ici à 2040. En voici les principaux enseignements.
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