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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

Columbans at Flame 2

Columban missionaries were out in force last Saturday at the Flame 2 youth event, organised by CYMFED – the Catholic Youth Ministry Federation.

Doubts raised over Europe’s ability to meet 2030 climate target

NEWS: Europe has made progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, but long-term reduction aims look unachievable, says report

Under the Dome: Is this China’s version of Silent Spring?

COMMENT: Chai Jing's film about Chinese pollution could have a long lasting impact, despite government efforts to delete it from the internet

Bath International Schools' Model United Nations Conference

This speech was delivered at the opening ceremony of the 25th Bath International Schools' Model United Nations Conference that took place at King

Consumers are undercharged for fossil fuels – study

NEWS: Vehicle fuel and electricity from fossil fuels would be more expensive if the social costs were included, say US researchers

Major free conference for local climate activists

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund - £70m released for home energy efficiency


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