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Carbon Brief: How to better align climate goals with sustainable development

May 12, 2016

The use of CO2 equivalent is a significant barrier to reaching the goal of the Paris Agreement of keeping warming “well below 2C”. read more

 


Reducciones de dióxido de carbono conforme el Acuerdo de Paris no son suficientes para alcanzar los objetivos críticos de límite de temperatura global

April 27, 2016

Reducciones rápidas de los ‘ grandes contaminantes’, el metano y el hollín, son necesarios para prevenir consecuencias calamitosas a corto plazo. El Acuerdo del Clima de Paris, que representantes de 175 países firmaron el viernes, es importante pero no es suficiente. La velocidad es primordial en la protección ambiental. Reducciones inmediatas de los cuatro contaminantes […] read more

 


Les réductions d’émissions de carbones au terme de l’Accord de Paris ne permettent pas d’atteindre l’objectif nécessaire pour sauver le climat

April 27, 2016

L’Accord de Paris sur le climat signé vendredi 22 avril est important, mais pas suffisant. En terme de protection climatique, il faut agir vite. Une réduction immédiate de quatre super polluants pourrait aider à faire la différence entre un climat raisonnablement sécurisé et un climat qui aurait des coûts humains et financiers ahurissants. Les scientifiques […] read more

 


USA Today: Paris deal’s carbon cuts miss critical warming target

April 22, 2016

The Paris climate agreement that nearly 200 nations signed on Friday is important, but it’s not enough. Speed matters in climate protection. Immediate action to cut four “super pollutants” could make the difference between a reasonably safe climate and one that carries staggering human and financial costs. read more

 


OEWG37 Side Event: Amendment Design Options and Examining Patents for HFC Alternatives in India

April 7, 2016

The side event “Amendment Design Options For Resolving HFC Amendment Concerns & Examining Patents for HFC Alternatives in India” was held on 7 April by IGSD, NRDC and CEEW during the Montreal Protocol Open-ended Working Group (OEWG37). read more

 


OEWG37 Side Event: The Newest Business Case for an HFC Phasedown

April 4, 2016

“The Newest Business Case for an HFC Phasedown,” held by IGSD and NRDC on 4 April 2016 at OEWG37, outlined the emerging consensus on cost-effective, immediately available, technical alternatives to high-GWP HFCs. The presentation demonstrated the findings of government justification for national regulations, industry support for national and international phasedown of HFCs, US EPA SNAP listing of allowed […] read more

 


Ações Climáticas Rápidas: Achim Steiner e Christiana Figueres

April 1, 2016

UNFCCC News Room EDITORIAL / 29 de março de 2016 BONN/ NAIROBI – Em dezembro passado, em Paris, os líderes mundiais se reuniram e concordaram em um conjunto de metas e caminhos para a descarbonização da economia global e aumentar a nossa capacidade de adaptação às mudanças climáticas. Essa conquista foi um marco, mas era […] read more

 


UNFCCC News Room: Fast-Tracking Climate Action

March 24, 2016

The need for urgent, concerted action cannot be emphasized enough. Any delay will cause negative consequences to continue to accumulate. This will not only cause tremendous suffering, especially to the world’s most vulnerable people; it will reverberate for decades to come, making the key goal of keeping the increase in global temperature below 2º Celsius (relative to pre-industrial levels) increasingly costly. read more

 


Montreal Protocol Amendment Essential to Meeting Paris Climate Commitment

February 1, 2016

According to a new report by the Rhodium Group, implementing an HFC amendment under a “newly reinvigorated Montreal Protocol” will help boost the gap between the US emissions reduction pledge and its trajectory under current policies. read more

 


Acuerdo en Paris y el futuro de la Tierra

December 12, 2015

Luego de años de negociaciones intensas, por primera vez en la historia los Estados de todo el mundo acuerdan trabajar de manera conjunta para evitar el daño irreversible de nuestra casa común. El acuerdo es sin duda histórico y es crucial en la construcción de un mundo más justo. read more

 

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