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Paris One Planet Summit to Galvanize Climate Finance for Developing Nations

On 12 December 2017, two years after the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement was adopted, Heads of State, governments, civil society and the private sector are gathering in Paris to drive forward climate action. Convened at the request of French President Emmanuel Macron, World Bank President Jim Kim and UN Secretary-General António Guterres,

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COP23 Edition – Patricia Espinosa’s Advocacy (UNFCCC)

About the COP23 Edition  The COP23 Edition E-Zine is now live and is available by clicking here.    About CCTNE Since 2008, CCTNE - ‘CLIMATE CHANGE - the New Economy’ has been promoting independent and informed discussion on issues related to climate change and sustainable development, through high quality publications aimed at political business

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From COP23 to a Sustainable 21st Century

At the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany, which ended last week, the nations of the world agreed to launch the next steps towards higher climate action ambition before 2020. And they made progress towards completing the guidelines necessary to fully and rapidly implement the Paris Climate Change

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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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Philips Lighting delivers one billion LED lights as part of Global Lighting Challenge

November 16, 2017 First company to break through the one billion LED milestone says it is on track to meet commitment of two billion LED lamps and luminaires ahead of 2020 target Savings realized equivalent to the energy generated by 30 medium-sized coal-fired power stations and CO2 emissions from 12

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Progress on Assessing Adaptation at the Global Level is Needed to Meet Paris Goals

Bonn, 8 November 2017 – Progress needs to be made towards assessing adaptation at the global level to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement, according to a new UN assessment. The Paris Agreement established the global goal on adaptation of enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability to climate change, with a

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