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South-South cooperation needed to tackle climate change -

On Thursday, the eve of the signing of the Paris agreement, UN member States, UN officials and civil society representatives met to discuss how South-South cooperation can help developing countries tackle climate change. “South-South cooperation is a ...and more »

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

Using Earth Day as a backdrop on April 22, 2016, world leaders from 175 countries signed an historic agreement for climate change. Named for the city of Paris, the agreement was signed at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Senior adviser to ...and more »

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

World 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. SHARE; TWEET. "I'm ...and more »

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

At least 34 countries representing 49% of greenhouse gas emissions formally joined the agreement, bringing it 'within striking distance' of entering into force. Suzanne Goldenberg · @suzyji. Mon 25 Apr 2016 17.21 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 12 ...and more »

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

The Pacific Islands, among the most vulnerable nations to the impacts of climate change, have displayed global leadership last weekend when the Paris Agreement opened for signing on April 22. Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa ...and more »

President Kiska signs climate agreement, meets UN Secretary - The Slovak Spectator

Slovak President Andrej Kiska inked the Paris climate change agreement in New York and met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Slovak President Andrej Kiska with Ban Ki-moon(Source: SITA). Font size:A-|A+ 0. During the plenary session held in ...and more »

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

UNITED NATIONS — When 175 states signed on to the Paris Agreement on climate change here on Friday, it shattered the U. N.'s one-day record for a signing ceremony. For some, the high threshold for implementation of the accord also underscored the ...and more »

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

A 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 »

Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal meet John Kerry on the sidelines of Paris agreement ceremony - The Indian Express

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Power Minister Piyush Goyal met US Secretary of State John Kerry in New York and discussed “a range of issues” including how India and the US can continue to work together on the issue of climate change as ...and more »

India Seeks Time To Implement Paris Climate Agreement - NDTV

New York: India has sought time to implement the Paris climate agreement, saying it should not be done in "haste" and all countries should be allowed to follow their national processes. "A debate about early entry into force of the Paris Agreement is ...and more »