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COP21: UN Delegates Set for 10 Days of Crunch Climate Talks

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: TeleSUR - The meetings follow the COP21 Earth Day ceremony in New York where 177 countries signed an historic climate change accord.

Bonn: Todo lo que debe saber de la conferencia sobre cambio climático

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: El País de Costa Rica - Del 16 al 26 de mayo se llevará a cabo en Bonn, Alemania, la reunión de negociación previa a la COP22, en la que se espera se pongan las reglas para que el Acuerdo de París se implemente de manera exitosa. Latinoamérica enfocará sus esfuerzos en incrementar la ambición, negociar adecuadamente la transparencia y seguir promoviendo la adaptación.

COP22: le Maroc signe l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU, ce lundi à Bonn

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Le 360 - Le Maroc signera, ce lundi 16 mai à Bonn, l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU pour l’organisation de la 22ème conférence des parties à la convention cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP22) prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech. Le Maroc signera, ce lundi 16 mai à Bonn, l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU pour l’organisation de la 22ème conférence des parties à la convention cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP22) prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech.

World needs action on forest land rights to meet climate goals: Helen Clark

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters - Clark has warned that goals cannot be achieved without a united push to secure land rights for the world's indigenous communities.

Pampa Energía invertirá USD 400 millones en proyectos de energía renovable

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Infobae - El grupo argentino Pampa Energía informó este jueves que invertirá USD 400 millones en proyectos de energía térmica y eólica, por hasta 320 megavatios, de ser el ganador en la primera licitación que realizará Argentina a mediados de mayo para obras de energía renovable.

Accord de Paris : premier test à Bonn - Sauvegarde de l’environnement et des droits de l’homme

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Témoignages - Les signataires de l’Accord de Paris sur le climat sont sur le point de rencontrer un premier obstacle la semaine prochaine, lorsqu’ils se réuniront à Bonn, en Allemagne, pour négocier un nouveau mécanisme de financement des projets d’adaptation au climat, a mis en garde vendredi un expert des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies.

Paris climate agreement has ‘failed’ poor countries, report says

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: The Independent - 'If global cooperation on climate change is to be inclusive, durable and fair, it must leave no one behind'

Lessons from Clean Development Mechanism Critical to Implementation of Paris Agreement

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: UNFCCC Newsroom - Experience gained with the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will be critical to the success of the new universal climate change agreement adopted with much excitement in Paris last year, said the United Nations’ top climate change official, Christiana Figueres.

Environment ministers to urge trading of greenhouse gas cuts

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: The Japan News - A joint statement of environment ministers of the Group of Seven major countries will encourage popularization of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (see below), which is a scheme implemented by Japan for bilateral trading of credit for greenhouse gas emission reductions, after their meeting to be held Sunday and Monday in Toyama, it was learned Saturday.

Gespräche in Bonn zur Umsetzung des Pariser Klima-Abkommens

16. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Deutsche Welle - In Bonn findet die erste Runde der UN-Klimagespräche nach dem Vertrag von Paris statt. Nachdem das Wetter in den ersten Monate des Jahres alle Wärmerekorde gebrochen hat, steigt der Druck, Schutzmaßnahmen umzusetzen.

Obama and Nordic leaders: Economic activity in the Arctic must pass climate test

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Washington Post - President Obama and the leaders of five Nordic nations agreed Friday to apply strict environmental standards and climate goals to commercial activities in the Arctic, a pledge that could have major implications for everything from future energy exploration to fishing and shipping in the region.

G-7 environment meeting in Toyama kicks off with call to action

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Kyodo - Environment ministers and representatives from Group of Seven nations began a two-day meeting Sunday, with host and chair Japan calling for “concrete action” to implement the landmark climate deal reached in Paris last year.

Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Quartz - Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes, he explains why.

Climate activists in New York, Washington state protest fossil fuels

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - Hundreds of climate change activists in Washington state and New York mobilized on Saturday as part of a global protest against fossil fuels, event organizers said.

Philippines climate body urges new president to ditch coal

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Climate Home - As the Philippines elected Rodrigo Duterte president this week, its Climate Change Commission urged a review of energy policy.

Some 1,000 protest against climate change in S. Africa

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Xinhua - South African environmentalists converged in Johannesburg on Saturday to demonstrate against climate change.

Climate change badly affecting agriculture in Pakistan

15. May 2016 - 15:54
Source: Daily Times - Climate change is impacting adversely the agriculture sector of Pakistan and it is need of hour that measures be taken on fast track basis to create awareness about climate change among the farming community.

More cities — of all sizes — taking the plunge to use 100% renewable energy

14. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: CNBC - When Superstorm Sandy hit eastern Long Island in October 2012, virtually every resident of East Hampton lost power for days, some for weeks.

G-7 ministers to push for Paris climate deal’s early entry into force: draft

14. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Kyodo - Environment ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will agree at their meeting in Toyama to push for the early entry into force of a landmark climate deal reached in Paris last year and express their resolve to show leadership in slashing greenhouse gas emissions, a draft communique of the talks said Friday.

Small nations lead ratification of Paris climate agreement

14. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Radio New Zealand - Small nations keep leading the charge on ratification of the Paris Climate Change Agreement which opened for signing on April 22nd according to a climate change specialist.

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