IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, will cover the Meeting of Senior Government Officials Expert in Environmental Law on the Midterm Review of the 4th Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law, from 7 to 11 September 2015, from Montevideo, Uruguay
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Source: Andina - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala held a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, within the framework of the preparation for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) to be held in Paris in December.
Source: Guardian - Former European commissioner Connie Hedegaard agrees with Tony Abbott that wind turbines are not beautiful, but calls power plants visually awful
Source: RFI - There will be no agreement at the international climate conference in Paris in December if industrialised countries do not pay the 100 billion euros needed annually to finance the transition to renewable energy in developing countries, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.
Source: AP - U.S. and China officials took a major step Tuesday toward an agreement to advance "clean coal" technologies that purport to reduce the fuel's contribution to climate change - and could offer a potential lifeline for an industry that's seen its fortunes fade.
Source: Reuters - Climate change is "adding fuel to the fire" of worsening political instability and unrest around the world, an expert told a security forum.
Source: The Daily Observer (Banjul) - The minister of Environment, Climate Change, Water, Forestry and Wildlife said The Gambia has completed the preparation of her Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) ahead of many countries, thus making the country among the few African countries to do so.
Source: Daily Trust - Hajiya Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki Moon, on the MDGs/SDGs, has said that extravagant lifestyle was partly responsible for the impact of climate changes affecting people across the globe.