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Japan set to stun UN talks by scrapping climate target

Japanese government is expected to reduce its emissions targets to 3.1% above 1990 levels, backtracking from previous climate commitments

China set to commit to tougher climate targets in 2015

Deputy climate chief says government will push for further carbon cuts in next Five Year Plan due out in 2015

Carbon market ‘toolbox’ – precursor to a global deal, or a waste of time?

Negotiators in Warsaw will look to establish guidelines to create a standardised global carbon trading market

US envoys told to block UN’s climate compensation plans

Leaked cable details opposition to loss and damage and stress on voluntary nature of 2015 climate change deal

US envoys told to block climate compensation plans at UN

Leaked cable details opposition to loss and damage and stress on voluntary nature of 2015 climate change deal

'Dear Vladimir...': Paul McCartney writes to Putin calling for Arctic 30 release

All rights reserved. Credit: MPL Communications / MJ Kim Sir Paul is standing firm for the Arctic 30 Image caption...

Dire Need for Substantial Progress at Warsaw Climate Conference

What more has to happen to concentrate the minds of the officials from 174 countries who are currently in Warsaw, Poland, for the Conference of the

UN sets environmental ‘guidelines’ for business to adopt

First-of-its-kind guide from UN Global Compact calls on companies to align corporate sustainability initiatives and climate policy

Amazon destruction could cut US rainfall by 50%

Over 1.4 billion acres of dense forest make up the Amazon basin producing one quarter of the world’s oxygen supply

‘Conflict and Climate Change’

‘Conflict and Climate Change A trailer for an 18 minute DVD’ which was produced in October 2013 and which Columban JPIC has supported and helped pr


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Responding to Climate Change:

NEWS: Carbon cuts of 30% by 2025 possible under existing laws, finds WRI report, with tightening...

Winchester Action on Climate Change:
Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland:

I caught up with the Edinburgh students at Wednesday’s rally for the climate outside the...

Columban JPIC:

“China has 80 million people living at sea level so of course it is interested in tackling...

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