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Japan pledges climate change aid to Pacific island nations

May 23, 2015 1:36:03 pm

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the pledge at a meeting with Pacific island nations in Iwaki in northern Japan.

UN climate chief says technology has changed carbon politics

May 7, 2015 5:17:03 pm

Figueres said technological advances were the first of several factors that had created "a very changed political environment."

Obama says ‘no greater threat to planet than climate change’

April 18, 2015 4:47:14 pm

US President Barack Obama said today that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat.

Japan to pledge 20 pc greenhouse gas cut: report

April 9, 2015 9:20:25 pm

Tokyo will set a target of cutting gas emissions "by at least 20 per cent by 2030, from 2005 levels."

EU report calls for more effort to meet environmental goals

March 3, 2015 3:38:30 pm

It said that the health impact of climate change on the EU's 500 million citizens is "expected to worsen.''

The big melt: Antarctica’s retreating ice may re-shape Earth

February 27, 2015 2:00:12 pm

Water pours into the sea- 130 billion tons of ice per year for the past decade, according to NASA.

Ensure resources to developing nations on climate change: India

February 10, 2015 1:14:26 pm

"It is important to ensure that the enhanced provision of resources to developing countries for climate change and environmental concerns is additional."

Volcanic eruptions partly behind ‘warming hiatus’

January 12, 2015 2:06:44 pm

Volcanoes may have caused cooling of 0.05 degrees to 0.12 degrees Celsius since 2000.

100 million will die by 2030 if world fails to act on climate: report

September 26, 2012 12:07:52 pm

Conducted for govts of 20 developing countries,study says growth will be cut by 3.2% of GDP by 2030.