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Climate Plans Remain Insufficient: More Ambitious Action Needed Now | UNFCCC

  2023-09-26 (or before) in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UN Climate Change News, 26 October 2022 – A new report from UN Climate Change shows countries are bending the curve of global greenhouse gas emis...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | United Nations | Climate Change Mitigation


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UN nuclear watchdog head urges development banks to fund new projects

  2024-03-04 (or before) in Financial Times

Rafael Grossi says World Bank and Asian Development Bank ‘out of touch’ with modern attitudes to atomic energy

  Tagged under: Finance | Nuclear Power | United Nations


Not such a bright idea: cooling the Earth by reflecting sunlight back to space is a dangerous distraction

  2024-02-29 by in The Conversation

A UN meeting this week considered a motion on a suite of technologies known as ‘solar radiation modification’, but no consensus could be reached on the controversial topic.

  Tagged under: Regulation | United Nations | Geoengineering


'Insufficient ambition and not enough action': UN warns world is on track for 3C of warming

  2023-11-20 in Business Green

UN's latest Emissions Gap Report warns that even if governments' decarbonisation goals are met the world is still facing around 2.5C of warming this century

  Tagged under: Global Warming | United Nations | COP28 | Decarbonisation


Climate Plans Remain Insufficient: More Ambitious Action Needed Now | UNFCCC

  2023-09-26 (or before) in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UN Climate Change News, 26 October 2022 – A new report from UN Climate Change shows countries are bending the curve of global greenhouse gas emis...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | United Nations | Climate Change Mitigation


Why is the Paris climate agreement important for COP26? - BBC News

  2019-10-24 (or before) in The BBC

Nations are under pressure to improve on environmental commitments made six years ago in Paris.

  Tagged under: United Nations | Climate Change | The Paris Agreement | COP26


Greta Thunberg, 15 kids file UN complaint to force nations to fight climate change

  2019-09-23 in Climate Liability News

print By Karen Savage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people from around the world have filed a human rights complaint against  five countries for continuing to promote fossil fuels and failing to reduce carbon emissions. The group has asked the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to …

  Tagged under: Litigation | Climate Change | United Nations | Greta Thunberg | Activism


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