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Investors urge G20 on Paris accord commitments

Stephanie Pfeifer  Investors urge G20 on Paris accord commitments Stephanie Pfeifer

Long-term institutional investors – 390 representing more than $22 trillion in assets – have written to G20 heads of state urging governments to stand by their commitments to the Paris Agreement at their upcoming Summit in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, 2017. Underscoring the urgency of action by G7 and G20 nations to implement the global climate pact and deliver their emissions ...

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G7 environment ministers commit to Paris Agreement

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The Environment Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, and European Commissioners responsible for environment and climate, have reaffirmed their strong commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. In a communique issued at the end of the G7 Environment Ministers Meeting in Bologna, Italy, on Monday, June 12, 2017, they ...

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Why all government ministries should take up climate campaign, by Espinosa

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Speaking at the G7 Bologna Environment Ministers’ Meeting on Sunday, June 11, 2017, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, said that the national climate action plans (“Nationally Determined Contributions”, or “NDCs”) governments have put forward under the Paris Climate Change Agreement are as much sustainable development plans as they are climate action ...

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G7 must steer capital towards global climate action, says Espinosa

Patricia Espinosa  G7 must steer capital towards global climate action, says Espinosa PATRICIA ESPINOSA

In an article published recently in “Climate Change – The New Economy”, Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the UN’s top climate change official, calls on G7 leaders to heavily invest in ventures aimed at tackling the climate change scourge Less than two years following the adoption of the Paris Climate Change ...

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Over 200 investors urge Paris Agreement implementation

Mindy Lubber  Over 200 investors urge Paris Agreement implementation Mindy lubber e1494266460728

Long-term institutional investors representing more than $15 trillion in assets have written to G7 heads of state, urging governments to stand by their commitments to the Paris Agreement at their upcoming Summit in Taormina, Italy on May 26-27, 2017. Underscoring the urgency of action by G7 nations to implement the global climate pact and deliver their emissions reduction commitments (nationally-determined ...

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