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A change of guard has taken place at COP 21 this year with France’s Laurent Fabius acting as the president. As countries meet to work out a new climate deal, Fabius has assured that negotiations will take place with inputs from all parties

‘India could achieve its 2030 climate targets’

In its NDC, India had promised to reduce its emissions intensity— greenhouse gas emissions per unit of GDP—by 33 to 35 per cent …

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EU and France hijacking Africa’s renewable energy initiative, allege civil society groups

19 projects have been approved without meeting the basic principles of the renewable energy initiative

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US energy secretary supports Paris Agreement, wants to renegotiate terms

Rick Perry has not elaborated on what “renegotiate” meant in terms of the Paris Agreement

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CSE welcomes India's decision to ratify Paris Agreement, warns of hard work ahead

By becoming one of the early ratifiers, the country has shown that it is a serious global player in climate negotiations

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Paris Agreement inches closer to entry into force this year

Thirty-one countries deposit their instruments of accession with the UN Secretary General, 14 more pledge to join Paris Agreement

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'Link up public health with the climate change agenda'

The upcoming Conference of Parties on climate change at Marrakesh is expected to have a strong health commitment to use the 2015 Paris climate …

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Talks progress slowly at Bonn, focus shifts to next COP at Marrakesh

Adaptation, finance, pre-2020 actions and loss and damage should remain the core agenda for the next Conference of Parties

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Parties discuss aspects of global stocktake at Bonn climate talks

Talks involved deliberations on the design and technicalities of the global stocktake which will take place in 2023

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Bonn climate talks proceed with formation of contact group

First round of discussions held on matters including Nationally Determined Contributions, transparency framework and global stocktake

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Bonn climate meet kicks off implementation of Paris Agreement

This is the first all-party meet since the Paris Agreement was adopted on December 12, 2015

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Even 0.5°C more global warming can have big climate impacts

A new study has shown that limiting global warming to 2°C instead of 1.5°C would result in longer heat waves and more extreme rainfall …

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Around 155 countries set to sign the Paris Agreement in New York

The new climate change agreement was adopted in Paris on December 12 last year

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