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‘Planet at a crossroads’: climate summit makes progress but leaves much to do

The world’s nations were confident they were making important progress in turning continued political commitment into real world action, as the global climate change summit in Bonn was drawing to a close on Friday. The UN talks were tasked with the vital, if unglamorous, task of converting the unprecedented global agreement sealed in

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Opening Speech by Patricia Espinosa at COP23

Welcome to Bonn, and welcome to this year’s United Nations Climate Change conference. Let me begin by thanking our COP 22 President from Morocco, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, for your leadership and service to the process. Your contribution is particularly important, as you took on the challenge to preside over the first Conference

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CCTNE’s COP23 Edition

“.. ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and Sustainable Development goals together…represents the one chance the world has to avoid the worst” Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC CLIMATE CHANGE – the New Economy (CCTNE), is the leading climate change publication supporting the COP23 Summit. CCTNE’s COP23 Edition – is

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CCTNE’s COP23 Edition

“.. ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and Sustainable Development goals together…represents the one chance the world has to avoid the worst” Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC CLIMATE CHANGE – the New Economy (CCTNE), is the leading climate change publication supporting the COP23 Summit. CCTNE’s COP23 Edition – is

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Political Priorities Outlined for COP23 by In-Coming Fijian Presidency

Unity of Purpose Displayed as Nations Make Important Progress on Paris Agreement’s Implementation Guidelines and Other Key Issues Fiji Outlines ‘Talanoa’ as its Guiding LightBonn, 18 May 2017 – The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) May conference closed in Bonn today with Fiji Prime Minister Mr. Frank Bainimarama, the

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More countries are backing their Paris pledges with national laws

Bonn, 9 May 2017–A rise in the number of countries that have introduced legislation to support their ‘nationally determined contributions’ (NDCs) to the Paris Climate Change Agreement, is unveiled in a new analysis presented today by experts and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Analysis by the Grantham

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