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Seven Things You Should Know About the IPCC 1.5°C Special Report and its Policy Implications
Our children and grandchildren’s futures depend on the choices we make today.
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UN Climate Chief: Investment in Fossil Fuels Becoming 'More and More Risky'
Increasingly diverse chorus of individuals and institutions are publicly stating what world's fossil fuel companies simply do not want to hear
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Only a Few Drops of Water at the Lima Climate Summit
MEXICO CITY - Although it is one of the victims of global warming, water will not be given a place of importance at the COP20 climate change conference to be held Dec. 1-12 in Lima, Peru. Climate change already threatens water supplies for agriculture due to the reduction in the availability of...
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Climate Justice Is Only Way to Solve Our Climate Crisis
A climate-safe, sustainable energy system which meets the basic energy needs of everyone and respects the rights and different ways of life of communities around the world is possible.
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Rich Countries Pony Up (Some) for Climate Justice
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
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'Drop in the Bucket': Experts Say Obama Climate Fund Pledge Far Short of What Is Owed
'The U.S. has a historical, ecological, and climate debt, and a moral responsibility to pay for the mitigation and adaptation of the climate crisis.'
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The Big US/China Climate Deal: What It Is, and What It Isn’t
1) It is historic. John Kerry was right to use the phrase in his New York Times oped announcing the deal: for the first time a developing nation has agreed to eventually limit its emissions, which has become a necessity for advancing international climate negotiations. 2) It isn’t binding in any...
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US/China Emission Targets Should 'Be Floor, Not Ceiling' of Climate Action
Agreement announced in Beijing is a positive sign, say campaigners, but "a drop in the ocean" compared to what's need from the world's two largest polluters
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Before a Global Climate Deal, Many Hurdles Still Ahead
The latest United Nations report on the threat of global warming – by far the most serious warning ever of possible environmental disaster – faces a string of serious hurdles to overcome during the next 13 months if the world’s nations are to sign a new, binding climate pact at the end of 2015. The...
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