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‘Imperative we take climate road to Paris’ (by Heherson T. Alvarez)

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:19
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer -
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Members of €32bn Danish pension funds to vote on fossil fuel divestment

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:19
Source: Guardian - Series of resolutions asks six of Denmark’s pension funds to drop their ‘black money’ investments in coal, oil and gas projects that cause climate change
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Doctors should take lead in push to curb climate change: experts

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:19
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Doctors should take the lead in supporting political efforts to cut the pace of climate change and encouraging more people to see the problem as a crucial issue for public health, experts say.
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Switzerland first to submit climate plan for Paris U.N. deal

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:19
Source: Reuters - Switzerland became the first nation on Friday to submit a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2020 as a basis for a U.N. deal to limit climate change due to be sealed in December.
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Zhang Yong favourite to replace Xie as China climate envoy in Paris

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:19
Source: RTCC - Veteran Communist Party official set to take control of Beijing’s negotiating team as talks enter critical phase
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SE Asia has central role in global climate fight

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:19
Source: Straits Times - Southeast Asia's huge and growing demand for energy will set the tone for the global fight against climate change, the United Nations climate chief said yesterday, and the region needs to plan energy investments carefully or risk higher health costs, more damage from extreme weather and loss of competitiveness.
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France’s Hollande visits ‘Yolanda’-hit Eastern Samar town

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: Inquirer.net - Guiuan, Philippines–French President Francois Hollande on Friday visited a remote Philippine town devastated by one of the world’s strongest typhoons, seeking to sound a global alarm on climate change ahead of a crucial UN summit.
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Planet Earth is a sick patient due to climate change, says Prince Charles

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: Press Association/Guardian - Speaking at Royal Society event on health and climate change, prince says that failure to act on global warming would be ‘death sentence’ for the planet
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Pope Francis Climate Change Poll 2015: Where America Stands On Controversial Issue Now

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: International Business Times - Right after Christmas in 2014, many were surprised when Pope Francis said people should take “action on moral and scientific grounds,” which wasn't surprising considering the Catholic Church isn’t generally considered to be forward-thinking when it comes to science
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Aquino, Hollande launch Manila call to action on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: philstar.com - President Benigno Aquino III and visiting French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on the rest of the world to act on climate change.
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Cooler Pacific has slowed global warming, briefly - study

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: Reuters - A natural cooling of the Pacific Ocean has contributed to slow global warming in the past decade but the pause is unlikely to last much longer, U.S. scientists said on Thursday.
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World Bank seeks $500 million for African weather services

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The World Bank is working with other development finance institutions to raise some $500 million to modernise weather and flood forecasting services in Africa.
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France and Philippines call for “ambitious” UN climate deal

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: RTCC - Presidents Hollande and Aquino joined forces to urge all countries to sign up to “universal” deal in Paris this December
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Indigenous carbon farming project still burning bright despite market uncertainty

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: ABC Australia - One of the Northern Territory's longest running carbon farming projects is gearing up for another season, but for the first time it is not working with a fixed price on carbon.
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Failure in Paris would be grave, warns US climate envoy

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: Financial Times - Failure to agree an international deal in Paris this year would have grave consequences for UN negotiations to counter global warming, the US special envoy for climate change has warned.
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Climate Finance Tops $35 Billion a Year, U.S. Envoy Says

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:54
Source: Bloomberg - Industrial nations are delivering more than a third of the $100 billion in annual aid they’ve pledged by 2020 for climate-related projects in developing nations, a senior U.S. State Department envoy said.
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European Parliament hopes to revive carbon market in 2019

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 09:19
Source: EurActv - The European Parliament's Environment Committee has called for the withdrawal of 1.7 billion carbon quotas in 2019. This proposal must be negotiated in the Council before being adopted.
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Polish PM says no case for early reform of EU carbon market

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 09:19
Source: Reuters - Poland's prime minister has asked the European Commission to stick to the original start date for reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), a day after members of the European Parliament backed earlier action.
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How Indigenous philosophy could help us understand climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 09:19
Source: Guardian - Cut the Sky, a new dance work premiering at the Perth festival, draws on Indigenous Australian traditions to help audiences apply emotion, rather than cold logic, to climate change
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What Do Apple, Citi and Shell Have in Common?

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 09:19
Source: Huffington Post -
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