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Up to 155 Countries Set to Sign Paris Agreement

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Up to 155 Countries Set to Sign Paris Agreement

A record number of countries have said they intend to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change at a high-level ceremony at the United Nations headquarters on Friday, 22 April 2016, on Mother Earth Day. “The number of countries that have indicated their intentions to attend and sign the Paris Agreement on 22 April is now up to 155”, said UN Secretary General’s spokesperson Farhan Haq, in a press conference on Friday. (altro…)

Next Steps and National Climate Plans

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Next Steps and National Climate Plans

On 12 December 2015, countries under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement. The legal nature of this new, international agreement requires the following actions and steps to bring it into force. How the large number of national climate plans will be handled in relation to the agreement is also explained below.  (altro…)

COP21: Final push for climate deal amid ‘optimism’

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COP21: Final push for climate deal amid ‘optimism’

Negotiators at the Paris summit aim to wrap up a global agreement to curb climate change on Saturday – a day later than expected. “We are nearly there. I’m optimistic,” said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who is chairing the summit. Efforts to forge a deal faltered on Friday, forcing the talks to overrun. (altro…)

Paris climate change deal: new draft cuts through key sticking points

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Paris climate change deal: new draft cuts through key sticking points

egotiators in Paris are within reach of a global agreement to curb greenhouse emissions to 2030 and beyond, with the French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, saying the meeting was “extremely close to the finishing line” as he presented a draft text that cut through many key sticking points. After reading the draft and chairing a meeting of the so-called “umbrella group” of developed nations, the Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, said she thought the text was “about 80% there”. (altro…)

Chinese Glacier’s Retreat Signals Trouble for Asian Water Supply

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Chinese Glacier’s Retreat Signals Trouble for Asian Water Supply

Over the years, Qin Xiang and his fellow scientists at a high and lonely research station in the Qilian Mountains of northwest China have tracked the inexorable effects of rising temperatures on one of China’s most important water sources. “The thing most sensitive to climate change is a glacier,” said Dr. Qin, 42, as he slowly trod across an icy field of the Mengke Glacier, one of the country’s largest. (altro…)

Sticking points remain over climate talks in Paris

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Sticking points remain over climate talks in Paris

A day after most of the world’s leaders delivered a powerful call for action to stop global warming, the challenge of turning their rhetoric into a new climate accord has become painfully clear. Negotiators from the 195 countries taking part in UN talks in Paris confronted a host of divisive issues on Tuesday as they began work trying to convert an unwieldy draft text into a crisp agreement for ministers to finalise next week. (altro…)

Perchè alla Cop21 molto dipenderà dall’India?

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Perchè alla Cop21 molto dipenderà dall’India?

Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power, President Obama has not missed many opportunities to convey what a warm rapport he has forged with the Indian leader. There was the admiring essay about Mr. Modi that Mr. Obama wrote in Time magazine, and the image of them tête-à-tête at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, their entourages left behind. (altro…)

Cop21 i protagonisti: L’Unione Europea

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Cop21 i protagonisti: L’Unione Europea

di Davide Triacca

L’Unione Europea è, da sempre, in prima linea nella lotta al cambiamento climatico. È un fatto. Per l’Europa, tuttavia, la transizione dall’essere un “Campione dell’agenda climatica globale”     -come molti storicamente l’hanno considerata- all’essere uno dei tanti “non protagonisti” della Conferenza sul Clima di Parigi (COP21) rischia di essere troppo breve. (altro…)

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change

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Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change

The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. Predictions about the fate of the planet carry endless caveats and asterisks. We get it. And so, as the Paris climate talks get underway, we’ve provided quick answers to often-asked questions about climate change. You can submit your own questions here.

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Grandi speranze sul clima

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Grandi speranze sul clima

di Galeotti e Lanza

Dal 30 novembre all’11 dicembre a Parigi si discuterà di clima. Le speranze sono molte, ma la possibilità di un accordo dipende dalla soluzione della dicotomia tra responsabilità storiche ed emissioni attuali. La Conferenza segnerà al massimo l’inizio di un processo lungo e ancora irto di difficoltà. (altro…)

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