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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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Fighting Ocean Pollution and Climate Change Is a Two-Front War

Incoming COP23 President share: Speaking to Pacific island leaders and diplomats in Suva last week, the incoming President of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in November (COP23), Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, said his most important goal was to preserve the multilateral consensus for decisive action on climate change that

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Climate Change and Biodiversity frameworks now require an accelerated implementation

5th annual Plenary session of the IPBES, Bonn, Germany Global body on biodiversity science-policy to address synergies with climate change Efforts to stem global temperature rise may have negative impacts on biodiversity Protecting biodiversity can contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation UN Climate secretariat commits to even closer collaboration

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