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Campaigners call for swift action after UN Climate Conference in Marrakech

At the end of the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech, Stop Climate Chaos Scotland welcomes the strong momentum behind the global climate agreement and calls for countries to build on the talks with urgent action.

The Marrakech conference settled some of the ways countries will work together to implement last year’s landmark Paris Agreement, but there was little urgency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and very little extra cash put on the table to help the most affected countries.

Blog: The world needs to try three times harder to cut emissions

Dr Richard Dixon blogs from the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech

Yesterday (Friday 11 November) at the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech a broad coalition of development, union, faith and environment groups laid out their analysis of where the world is heading and the urgent action that is needed to meet the targets agreed at last year’s conference in Paris.

Campaigners welcome Scotland Environment Secretary's attendance at UN Climate Summit

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland welcomes the announcement made today in the Scottish Parliament that Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform will be attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech.

Climate campaigners welcome Paris Agreement coming into force

Photo: Scotland's party leaders show their support for action on climate change at a Stop Climate Chaos Scotland event. Maverick Photo Agency

 

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland welcomes the Paris agreement coming into force today (4 November 2016), setting the global legislative framework for countries to increase efforts in tackling climate change.

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