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Why Half-a-Degree Matters to the Global Climate - Voice of America;

Why Half-a-Degree Matters to the Global Climate - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaWhy Half-a-Degree Matters to the Global ClimateVoice of AmericaNew research supports claims by small island nations that one-half degree in climate warming makes a difference. The Paris Climate Agreement signed at United Nations headquarters last week (April 22) included two temperature limits: 1.5° and 2.0 ...and more »

South-South cooperation needed to tackle climate change - eco-business.com;

South-South cooperation needed to tackle climate change - eco-business.com

eco-business.comSouth-South cooperation needed to tackle climate changeeco-business.comAs countries came together at the United Nations to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement, partnerships were forged between countries of the global South to support the implementation of the global treaty. Wind turbines generate clean energy in a ...and more »

UN Climate Change Advocate Shares Her Negotiating Secret - TIME;

UN Climate Change Advocate Shares Her Negotiating Secret - TIME

TIMEUN Climate Change Advocate Shares Her Negotiating SecretTIMEChristiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, is no stranger to tough negotiations—she led the climate talks in Paris last year that ultimately produced a long-sought-after agreement to combat global ...and more »

Six Pacific Island nations ratify Paris Accord on climate change - Asia Pacific Report;

Six Pacific Island nations ratify Paris Accord on climate change - Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific ReportSix Pacific Island nations ratify Paris Accord on climate changeAsia Pacific ReportDr Hilda Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, signing the Paris Agreement at the UN in New York. Image: SPREP. The Pacific Islands, among the most vulnerable nations to the impacts of climate change, have displayed global ...and more »

Climate Regulations Cost You - Economics21;

Climate Regulations Cost You - Economics21

Economics21Climate Regulations Cost YouEconomics21This year's Earth Day celebrations, dating from 1972, followed a predictable script: they predicted environmental catastrophe unless developed countries change their profligate life styles and plunder of resources. As icing on the Earth Day cake ...and more »

Paris Agreement sees largest number of countries to sign on during any single day - PolitiFact;

Paris Agreement sees largest number of countries to sign on during any single day - PolitiFact

PolitiFactParis Agreement sees largest number of countries to sign on during any single dayPolitiFactU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry praises the Paris climate change agreement ahead of its signing at the United Nations. Using Earth Day as a backdrop on April 22, 2016, world leaders from 175 countries signed an historic agreement for climate change.and more »

Why is it so hard for capitalism to go green? - People's World;

Why is it so hard for capitalism to go green? - People's World

People's WorldWhy is it so hard for capitalism to go green?People's WorldThis past Earth Day at the United Nations, leaders from around the world signed what is being called a “landmark agreement” to address the climate crisis. Without a doubt, it is a positive step forward and can help create the political momentum to ...and more »

With Paris Agreement signed, can cities become climate solution at Habitat III? - Citiscope;

With Paris Agreement signed, can cities become climate solution at Habitat III? - Citiscope

CitiscopeWith Paris Agreement signed, can cities become climate solution at Habitat III?CitiscopeOn Friday, a record 175 states signed a new global, 15-year accord to work to limit global warming. But it's not clear if their action will come quickly enough to stave off climate change's worst effects. Gregory Scruggs. April 26, 2016. French ...and more »

After Paris, A More Fluid Approach To Climate Change? - Forbes

After Paris, A More Fluid Approach To Climate Change?ForbesBy John H. Matthews & Regina M. Buono. Last Friday, representatives of 175 countries met in New York to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change. Thanks to the agreement, the UN climate change conference in Paris last December has been largely ...and more »

Paris deal is signed and sealed. Now it's time to deliver - The Globe and Mail

Paris deal is signed and sealed. Now it's time to deliverThe Globe and MailLast year, the Paris climate talks rightly drew enormous scrutiny as the world's leaders once again hammered out a deal to try and halt the creeping disaster that is climate change. After the dismal failure of Copenhagen, it was a relief to small ...and more »

Signing of Paris climate accord kicks off race to ratify - ICTSD Bridges News;

Signing of Paris climate accord kicks off race to ratify - ICTSD Bridges News

ICTSD Bridges NewsSigning of Paris climate accord kicks off race to ratifyICTSD Bridges NewsA record-breaking 174 countries and the European Union formally inked a new multilateral deal on climate change on Friday at a special ceremony held at UN headquarters in New York, the largest number of first-day signatures to an international ...and more »

Leonardo DiCaprio's Plea to World Leaders on Climate Change: “No More Talks, No More Excuses” [Video] - Nature World News;

Leonardo DiCaprio's Plea to World Leaders on Climate Change: “No More Talks, No More Excuses” [Video] - Nature World News

Nature World NewsLeonardo DiCaprio's Plea to World Leaders on Climate Change: “No More Talks, No More Excuses” [Video]Nature World NewsActor/activist Leonardo DiCaprio speaks during the Paris Agreement For Climate Change Signing at United Nations on April 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo : Jemal Countess/Getty Images). Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio has once again voiced out his ...and more »

Zhang Gaoli Meets with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - MFA China;

Zhang Gaoli Meets with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - MFA China

MFA ChinaZhang Gaoli Meets with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonMFA ChinaOn April 21, 2016, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, who was attending the high-level signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change as the special envoy of President Xi Jinping, met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the UN at the UN ...and more »

Zhang Gaoli Meets with Foreign Leaders Attending High-level Signing Ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate ... - MFA China;

Zhang Gaoli Meets with Foreign Leaders Attending High-level Signing Ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate ... - MFA China

MFA ChinaZhang Gaoli Meets with Foreign Leaders Attending High-level Signing Ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate ...MFA ChinaOn April 22, 2016, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, as special envoy of President Xi Jinping, met respectively in New York with President Francois Hollande of France and Secretary of State John Kerry of the US, who were attending the high-level signing ...and more »

Southeast Asian countries must act to tackle climate change: Experts - Jakarta Post;

Southeast Asian countries must act to tackle climate change: Experts - Jakarta Post

Jakarta PostSoutheast Asian countries must act to tackle climate change: ExpertsJakarta PostSoutheast Asian countries must act to tackle climate change: Experts A model poses in one of the booths at the Indonesia Climate Change expo at Jakarta Convention Center on April 14. (Antara/Sigid Kurniawan) ...and more »

The Original Climate Solution - Huffington Post;

The Original Climate Solution - Huffington Post

Huffington PostThe Original Climate SolutionHuffington PostJust as the world gets to grips with the urgency of limiting global warming to beneath 2°C, the official UN body charged with climate science (the IPCC) has been charged with understanding potential impacts if temperatures rise 1.5°C above pre ...and more »

Paris climate deal: countries with about half of global emissions to join this year - The Guardian;

Paris climate deal: countries with about half of global emissions to join this year - The Guardian

The GuardianParis climate deal: countries with about half of global emissions to join this yearThe GuardianUS secretary of state John Kerry holds his granddaughter as he signs the Paris climate agreement. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Paris climate agreement. Paris climate deal: countries with about half of global emissions to join this year. At ...and more »

175 Countries Sign Paris Agreement and Many Announce They Will Formally Join This Year - Huffington Post;

175 Countries Sign Paris Agreement and Many Announce They Will Formally Join This Year - Huffington Post

Huffington Post175 Countries Sign Paris Agreement and Many Announce They Will Formally Join This YearHuffington PostAt the United Nations, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement signaling their intent to join. This is by far the largest number of countries that have signed an international agreement on the first day it was open for signature. And countries that ...and more »

Implementing The Paris Climate Agreement, Achievable By 2030? - Nature World News;

Implementing The Paris Climate Agreement, Achievable By 2030? - Nature World News

Nature World NewsImplementing The Paris Climate Agreement, Achievable By 2030?Nature World NewsLast November 11, 2016, Pakistan authorities released a statement detailing their ratification of the Paris Agreement as reported by the Economic Times. The ceremony was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. To date, Pakistan is the 14th ...and more »

So We Signed the Paris Agreement. Now What? - Motherboard;

So We Signed the Paris Agreement. Now What? - Motherboard

MotherboardSo We Signed the Paris Agreement. Now What?MotherboardWorld leaders have finally signed a historic climate agreement. Now all we have to do is fundamentally reshape the global economy. Secretary of State John Kerry speaking before world leaders Friday. Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images. "I'm on the front ...and more »