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The Washington Post: The world is about to install 700 million air conditioners. Here’s what that means for the climate

May 31, 2016

As countries boom in wealth and population, and extend electricity to more people even as the climate warms, the projections are clear: They are going to install mind-boggling amounts of air conditioning, not just for comfort but as a health necessity. read more

 


Líderes do G7 se comprometem a reduzir os super poluentes e cortar o aquecimento de curto prazo

May 31, 2016

Além de se comprometerem a liderarem os esforços para fazer o Acordo de Paris entrar vigor em 2016, a declaração de 27 de maio dos líderes do G7 promete pela primeira vez a cortar o aquecimento de curto prazo por meio da eliminação progressiva de super poluentes de vida curta como carbono negro, metano, e HFCs. read more

 


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

 


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

 


New York Times: As U.S. and Europe Pass the Hat at Climate Talks, China Clings to Developing-Nation Status

December 9, 2015

A crucial issue at the climate negotiations now taking place in Le Bourget, a northeast suburb of Paris, lies in who will foot the bill for $100 billion a year in long-promised assistance for developing countries, starting in 2020. read more

 

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