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UK leads 45 govts in new pledges to protect nature, keep 1.5 alive

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Forty-five governments, led by the UK, on Saturday, November 6, 2021, in Glasgow pledged urgent action and investment to protect nature and shift to more sustainable ways of farming at the COP26 Nature and Land-Use Day. British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: Freddi Mitchell / No 10 Downing Street Approximately one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, ...

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Climate report a code red for humanity, alarm bells deafening – Guterres

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, speaking on the IPCC Working Group I Report on the Physical Science Basis of the Sixth Assessment, says that the world is at risk of hitting 1.5 degrees and that, to prevent exceeding the threshold, efforts must be stepped up to pursue the most ambitious path António Guterres. UN Secretary General Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report ...

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Patricia Espinosa urges G20 to provide leadership in path to 1.5°C

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Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, has called on countries to provide the necessary leadership to achieve the central goal of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC Ms. Espinosa, who made the submission while speaking to the Environment and Energy Ministers of G20 nations in Naples, Italy, on ...

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Benefits of limiting global warming to 1.5-degree

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The recent streak of record-breaking temperatures has shown that climate change is not waiting for the world to take decisive action. But the adoption of the Paris Agreement was a clear signal that the world is ready to take climate change seriously. 175 countries signed and 15 of these ratified the climate deal during the signing ceremony. Now there is every indication the agreement could ...

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Electric cars rally towards zero emissions for 1.5-degree

Michael Moller

Europe’s largest electric vehicle rally, bringing 75 teams from 13 nations, entered its finishing phase at Geneva, Switzerland on Friday on the Place des Nations, part of a 1,300km traverse from Bremerhaven, Germany with a simple objective: zero emissions for 1.5 degrees. Michael Moller, Director-General of United Nations Office at Geneva, said the world’s leaders agreed to pursue efforts to limit global ...

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1.5-degree still defines ambition for Paris Agreement implementation

Emmanuel M. De Guzman

Climate Vulnerable Forum leaders on Thursday urged a ministerial gathering of the “High Ambition Coalition” in New York to take the concrete steps needed to accelerate global climate action, on the eve of the signature ceremony for the Paris Agreement on climate change at UN Headquarters where over 165 countries are expected to participate. Speaking at the gathering, Secretary Emmanuel ...

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