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Climate change moving world into ‘uncharted territory’: UN

November 9, 2015 4:55:56 pm

In its annual report, the World Meteorological Organization said concentrations of CO2, methane and nitrous oxide once again broke records in 2014.

Now ‘right moment’ for carbon tax: IMF chief

October 8, 2015 8:32:20 am

"It is just the right moment to introduce carbon taxes," Lagarde said at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Lima, Peru.

After ‘Like Minded Developing Countries’ meet, prospects for climate change negotiations ‘minimalist’

September 17, 2015 1:47:46 pm

The Like Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs) is a formal negotiating group that includes China, India, Malaysia and Indonesia

Germany and Brazil join forces on climate change action

August 21, 2015 10:15:25 am

Merkel and Rousseff focused mainly on environmental cooperation during a 24-hour visit by the German leader that was also aimed at boosting trade and investment in Brazil's stagnant economy.

Climate change: UN chief Ban Ki-moon welcomes Barack Obama’s plan

August 4, 2015 9:45:22 am

"President Obama's leadership by example is essential for bringing other key countries on board and securing a universal, durable and meaningful agreement in Paris in December."

World mayors at Vatican urge ‘bold climate agreement’

July 22, 2015 9:31:04 am

The climax of Tuesday's session was the afternoon audience with Francis, who has become a hero to the environmental movement, to focus world attention on climate change and its effects on the poor.

Global warming may eat up USD 200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study

July 13, 2015 10:21:27 pm

The study also warned around 750 million people in South Asia could face extreme water shortage, or 1.8 billion people could face chronic water shortage by 2050, due to population growth.

Paris climate summit: France wants a pre-meet on deal outline

June 22, 2015 1:46:57 am

France is also acutely conscious of the fact that the previous such move had backfired and Copenhagen meeting had ended in a failure.

Before Francis, long line of popes voiced environment alarm

June 11, 2015 6:01:36 pm

On the whole, the church's environmental message has been articulated for years, though it has gotten lost in other issues.

Scientists warn of a vicious global warming cycle, raise permafrost alarm at UN climate talks

June 9, 2015 9:50:35 pm

"By 2100 we expect 130 to 160 gigatonnes of carbon released into the atmosphere," Natali told journalists in Bonn.

Merkel wants G7 to commit to 2-degree global warming goal

June 6, 2015 4:33:08 pm

Climate is one of the key topics on the agenda at a G7 meeting in a Bavarian castle starting on Sunday.

UN climate deal in Paris may be graveyard for 2C goal

June 1, 2015 12:23:56 pm

Achieving the 2C target has been the driving force for climate negotiators and scientists, who say it is the limit beyond which the world will suffer ever worsening floods, droughts, storms and rising seas.