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Latest National Climate Plans Still Fall Far Short, U.N. Report Warns

If those targets are met, the U.N. report found, that could nudge down expected future emissions further, though the world would remain sharply off track from its Paris agreement goals. Environmentalists have called on China to do far more to…

Divestment Is Pushing Money Away From Fossil Fuels

And by this point, divestment has spread way beyond colleges and universities. Enormous pension funds serving New York City and state employees have announced that they will sell stocks; earlier this year, the Maine legislature ordered the state’s retirement fund…

The Rich World’s Promise of $100 Billion in Climate Aid Inches Forward

Money that was supposed to be on the table last year will most likely be on the table next year. That’s the upshot of diplomatic efforts, announced Monday, to shore up $100 billion a year to help poor countries address…

Yes, There Has Been Progress on Climate. No, It’s Not Nearly Enough.

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for aUnited Nations climate summit next week, the focus will be on one crucial number: How many degrees hotter will the Earth get? And how do we keep that number as small as possible?…

The Glasgow Climate Change Summit’s Global Stakes

In 1992, more than 150 countries agreed in Rio de Janeiro to stabilize emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases at a level that would “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system” — United Nations-speak for global warming….

Biden Crafts a Climate Plan B: Tax Credits, Regulation and State Action

WASHINGTON — After losing the centerpiece of his climate agenda just a week before heading to a major global warming summit, President Biden intends to make the case that the United States has a new plan that will still meet…

Is COP26 the last hope for limiting global warming? – swissinfo.ch

Climate activists Vanessa Nakate of Uganda and Greta Thunberg of Sweden gather with other young people during a ‘Fridays for Future’ protest in Milan, Italy, on October 1 Lapresse The United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) is seen by many as…

Climate change – Nature.com

NEWS 22 October 2021 Poll shows that 80% of respondents are more concerned in the run-up to the COP26 climate meeting than they were ahead of the Paris conference 6 years ago. Quirin Schiermeier Quirin Schiermeier You have full access…

¿Qué es la COP26? Y otras preguntas sobre la gran cumbre climática de la ONU

¿Quiénes asistirán a la COP26? Hace poco, Biden señaló que iba a “estar ahí en cuerpo y alma”. Biden es uno de los 100 jefes de Estado que han confirmado su asistencia, entre ellos la reina Isabel, el primer ministro…

Why Australia Won’t Commit to Slashing Carbon Emissions

SYDNEY, Australia — At a time when climate change and those who fight it demand that coal be treated like tobacco, as a danger everywhere it is burned, Australia is increasingly seen as the guy at the end of the…

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