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Twist on carbon footprinting ‘could unblock’ UN climate talks

NEWS: Scientists hope proposed new method of carbon accounting will bridge divisions between rich and poor countries

Green Climate Fund looks to crowdfunding for cash boost

NEWS: Innovative platform could attract wider range of investors as GCF seeks to expand private sector links, say officials

UNA-UK applauds UK Government for passing aid bill

The UK is the first G7 country to enshrine in law the UN-agreed target of spending 0.7% of Gross National Income on overseas aid.

Florida governor Scott denies banning phrase ‘climate change’

NEWS: Rick Scott says claims climate was censored are "not true" but declines to expand on his views on causes of global warming

Nature is the 300+ billion euro investment plan to kick-start Europe

Columban JPIC at climate service and march

Columban Peter Hughes has called for politicians to be made accountable for the promises they make regarding climate change.

UNA-UK leads delegation on R2P to the United States

A delegation of UNA-UK travelled to New York and Washington last week to investigate the UN’s perspective on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) an

African ministers back 1.5C warming goal for Paris summit

NEWS: Climate vulnerable nations call for ambitious carbon cuts and more emphasis on adaptation in proposed 2015 deal

Finland passes Climate Act ahead of election

NEWS: Law sets target to cut emissions 80% by 2050 on 1990 levels and promotes transparency in climate policy

North-South climate finance lower than advertised – UN

NEWS: Experts say confusion over what does and does not qualify as green funds must be clarified by UN summit in Paris later this year


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