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G7 2018 Series – How can reducing food waste combat climate change?

The food we waste contributes roughly 8 per cent of total anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Ranked with countries, food would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases globally, just behind the United States and China. When you uncover the uncomfortable truths, the stats become more startling still: -          Agriculture is a major

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Angela Merkel and Donald Trump head for clash at G20 summit

German chancellor plans to make climate change, free trade and mass migration key themes in Hamburg, putting her on collision course with US A clash between Angela Merkel and Donald Trump appears unavoidable after Germany signalled that it will make climate change, free trade and the management of forced mass global

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We all Need to Be Sustainability and Climate Action Heroes

Speech by Patricia Espinosa at R20 Austrian World Summit Speaking at the conference “Austrian World Summit: From Sustainable Goals to Real Action”, organized by the group R20 Regions of Climate Action, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said that it is the collective responsibility

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G7 Environment Ministers Commit to Paris Agreement

Call for Increase in Sustainable Financing The Environment Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, and European Commissioners responsible for environment and climate, have reaffirmed their strong commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. In a communique issued at the end

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Mike Bloomberg Sends Statement to the United Nations Following Unprecedented Outpouring of Support for Paris Agreement

Launches “America’s Pledge” to quantify contribution of U.S. cities, states and businesses to Paris goals Today, Mike Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, submitted an unprecedented statement of unity from hundreds of U.S. mayors, governors, state attorneys general, CEOs and others to achieve and eventually

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UNFCCC Statement on the US Decision to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement

The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) regrets the announcement by the President of the United States that his government will withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The Secretariat also notes the announced intention to renegotiate the modalities for the US participation in the agreement.

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