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A choice for humanity: Need wide-spectrum strategies for reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) to tackle climate c – Times of India

On November 6, addressing global leaders assembled at Red Sea resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh for COP27, the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, didn’t mince any words that’s usually the norm in the genteel world of diplomacy. “It is…

The year extreme weather events seeped into international law – Axios

This aerial view shows a flooded residential area in Jaffarabad district, Balochistan Province of Pakistan on August 30. Photo: Fida Hussain/AFP via Getty Images The ties between human-caused climate change and extreme weather events became even more obvious in 2022…

What’s Next for Climate Change Policies in 2023? – Northeastern University

2022 was a landmark year for climate change action—and repercussions. President Biden signed the historic Inflation Reduction Act to boost clean energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the midst of the hottest August on record for North America and…

Climate Change Is Fueling Migration. Do Climate Migrants Have Legal Protections? – Council on Foreign Relations

Susan Hayward, associate director of the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative at Harvard Divinity School, leads the conversation on religious literacy in international affairs.   FASKIANOS: Welcome to the final session of the Fall 2022 CFR Academic Webinar Series….

Warfare and Global Warming – New Security Beat

The world has plenty of reasons to avoid conflict already. Yet attendees at the recently-concluded COP27 climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt were presented with another compelling argument: Warfare is bad for global warming. So much so, in fact, that…

The United States Finally Joins a Global Climate Treaty That Phases Down HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Projections of ozone layer depletion had the Montreal Protocol not been signed It worked: In 1987, countries came together and signed the Montreal Protocol, which began phasing out production of CFCs from the marketplace and replaced them with readily available,…

What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? – CounterPunch

Photograph Source: U.S. Department of State – Public Domain As President Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping arrived on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia, for their November 14th “summit,” relations between their two countries were on a hair-raising…

Explainer: How far has COP27 inched beyond past climate deals? – Reuters

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Beyond the headlines from the annual U.N. climate conference, progress in advancing the global climate agenda relies on the behind-the-scenes efforts of technocrats over years. Below are some of the steps forward at this…

Biden agrees to pay climate reparations: US will compensate developing countries for global warming – Daily Mail

Joe Biden says the US will sign-up to a UN-backed fund to pay reparations to developing countries worst-affected by climate change.   The creation of the fund was announced Saturday. It was negotiated at the United Nations‘ COP27 Summit in Egypt,…

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