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Boosting Action – Alliances and Coalitions Forum

In order to maintain the positive "spirit of Paris", where the historic universal Climate Change Agreement was clinched, the incoming Moroccan Presidency of COP 22 is organizing the first Alliances and Coalitions Global Forum in collaboration with the French Presidency of COP 21, the United Nations Secretary-General, the UNFCCC and

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G7 Leaders’ Declaration Addresses Paris Agreement

Includes Agreement to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies by 2025 At a meeting in  Ise-Shima, in Japan, G7 countries said they would take the necessary steps to secure rapid ratification, acceptance or approval of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement. In their joint statement, the leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France,

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IEA: Governments Not on Track for Paris Goals

Key Actions to Peak Emissions Around 2020 According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), governments can only reach the climate goals they set themselves at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris last year if they drastically accelerate climate action and make full use of existing technologies and policies set out

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Global investors must mobilise $660bn for clean energy

In international news, United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday advised a gathering of more than 500 global investors to mobilise $660 billion of clean energy investments by 2020. The gathering held at the UN headquarters in  New York was aimed at kickstarting funds needed to help the world shift to clean

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Scientists Warn Against Economic Disruption from Climate Change

Impacts Will Be With Us for Many Decades,Says WMO Head The trend for increasingly extreme and frequent weather matching climate change forecasts has been put into stark perspective by the latest data while the economic impact of one of the strongest El Nino's on record is acting as a red warning

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How to help your company prepare for climate change in 2016

With the Paris agreement on the books, it’s time to look at how climate change – and its mitigation – will impact businesses, and how they can adapt. World leaders celebrate the adoption of a climate agreement during the Paris talks earlier this month. Photograph: Zhou Lei/Xinhua Press/Corbis As 2015 comes to

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