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Japan targets about 20 percent emissions cuts by 2030: media

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:39
Source: Reuters - Japan is considering reducing emissions of greenhouse gases by around 20 percent by 2030 as its contribution to a global summit on climate change in Paris later in the year, Japanese media reported on Thursday.
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Losing the forest in Papua New Guinea

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:19
Source: Washington Post - Papua New Guinea is the second largest island in the world. It is inhabited by diverse tribes that depend on nature to provide them with food and medicine.
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The Carbon Brief interview: Jean-Pascal van Ypersele

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:19
Source: Carbon Brief -
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India and the Paris Climate Summit

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 07:44
Source: International Policy Digest - With less than nine months until the Paris Climate Summit, countries are developing their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC). India is among those countries that are not in a hurry to make any national climate commitments that could be internationally binding.
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Top development banks agree definition for climate finance

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 07:44
Source: RTCC - Financial institutions with over US$ 2,100 billion in assets publish principles to guide future investments in clean energy
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France backs India’s stand on climate in pre-2020 period

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 07:44
Source: Economic Times - India's demand for a global agreement that will address intensified efforts to tackle climate change between 2015 and 2020 has not gone unheard.
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Govt reviews emission targets for Paris talk

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:39
Source: jakarta Post - The government is currently reviewing a national action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (RAN GRK) before making an official emissions cut commitment at a Paris climate conference.
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Working hard for progress on Jaitapur: France ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:39
Source: Economic Times - Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Paris, France today said the two sides are "working hard" to make progress on setting up Jaitapur nuclear power plant, a project which has been stuck because of differences over cost of power to be produced.
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Ben & Jerry’s Tesla Road Trip for Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:39
Source: Triple Pundit - In the late 1980s, Ben & Jerry’s authored a social mission that, among other things, established “a continuing commitment to incorporating wholesome, natural ingredients and promoting business practices that respect the Earth and the environment.”
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Are we reaching a positive climate change tipping point?

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:39
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Top academics ask world's universities to divest from fossil fuels

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:39
Source: Guardian - It is unethical and untenable for universities, that seek to advance global development and health, to invest in the fossil fuels that cause climate change, say a group of 2,000 researchers at Academics Stand Against Poverty
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Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:39
Source: AP - Global warming isn't just affecting the weather, it's harming Americans' health, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he announced steps government and businesses will take to better understand and deal with the problem.
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‘Climate change has arrived’ warns Marshall Islands foreign minister

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:39
Source: RTCC - Intense tropical storms are the “new norm” in the Pacific, according to Marshall Islands foreign minister.
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New interactive map plots public opinion on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:39
Source: UPI - A new interactive map, developed by researchers at Yale and Utah State universities, reveals localized opinions on climate change throughout the United States.
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Why the Paris climate talks won’t be another Copenhagen (opinion)

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 06:39
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Modi says India to strike own path in climate battle

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:19
Source: Reuters - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signaled on Monday he would not bow to foreign pressure to commit to cuts in carbon emissions, instead pledging to use more clean energy and traditional methods to lead the fight against climate change.
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Canada passed on U.S.-Mexico climate announcement: sources

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 07:59
Source: Reuters - Canada declined a U.S. invitation last week to jointly announce climate policy cooperation with Mexico, with Ottawa saying it has not yet finalized its own domestic strategy, sources from both countries familiar with the discussions said on Thursday.
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