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LDC group demands ambitious action, commitments from G20 leaders

Gebru Jember Endalew

As G20 leaders prepare to meet in Hamburg, Germany from Friday, July 7 to Saturday, July 8 2017, the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group has called on heads of state and government to reaffirm their commitments to tackling climate change by committing to ambitious climate action and support for the most vulnerable countries. The theme of Germany’s G20 presidency is ...

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Trump Paris Agreement rejection described as ‘call to action’

Scott Vaughan

U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change puts the United States at odds not just with the international community, but with overwhelming scientific evidence and the publicly expressed wishes of hundreds of American companies, from Apple to Exxon. These are part of sentiments expressed by Scott Vaughan, President and CEO of International Institute for Sustainable ...

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Bonn climate talks: LDC group to push for ambitious action

Gebru Jember Endalew

Another round of the United Nations climate change negotiations commences on Monday, May 8, 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Observers have underlined the need for the 10-day international conference to advance substantive progress on the rules and processes that will fully operationalise the Paris Agreement. The session marks the half-way point to the finalisation of this process by 2018. Chair of ...

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