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Corporate CO2 targets will fail to deliver on 2C target, report warns

Business Green, May 20, 2015

By Jessica Shankleman

CDP and WWF analysis shows just a few companies have greenhouse gas targets in line with scientific recommendations

California Joins 12-State Climate Change Agreement Ahead Of 2015 UN Conference In Paris

International Business Times, May 19, 2015

By Maria Gallucci 

California has joined a pact with 11 other states and countries to slash greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change. Gov. Jerry Brown signed an agreement Tuesday as part of a broader effort to pressure global leaders to adopt an aggressive emissions treaty at a United Nations-led summit in Paris later this year.

Merkel, Hollande commit to global climate protection

Associated Press, May 19, 2015

By Kisten Grieshaber

BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande confirmed their commitment to fighting global warning Tuesday, gathering with others in Berlin to prepare for this year's U.N. Climate Change Conference.

China's reduction in CO2 emissions in just four months totals the entire greenhouse gases emitted by the UK over the same period

The Independent, May 19, 2015

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China has dramatically cut its carbon dioxide emissions since the beginning of the year, with its reduction equalling the UK’s total emissions for the same period.

Progress on sustainable energy improving, but 'world must move faster' – UN backed-report

UN News Centre, May 18, 2015

18 May 2015 – Renewable energy generation and energy efficiency improvements will need to accelerate dramatically if the world is to achieve universal access to sustainable energy by 2030, according to a United Nations-backed report released today as senior leaders from government, business, finance, civil society and global institutions are gathering in New York for the second annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum.

Will the Paris business summit mobilise support for climate action?

RTCC, May 18, 2015

By Megan Darby

Business chiefs will showcase low carbon plans this week, but concerns persist they are giving cover to polluting sectors

Al Gore confident in global climate deal at Paris conference

AP, May 18, 2015

PARIS (AP) -- Environmentalist and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is optimistic that world leaders will reach a crucial deal this year on fighting climate change.

France calls for prompt climate declarations at Berlin talks

Deutsche Welle, May 18, 2015

France has urged world nations to publish their climate-saving targets by October, well ahead of crucial December treaty talks in Paris. France issued its call in Berlin at preparatory talks involving 35 nations.

Fighting Climate Change Will Take Economic Innovation, Too

TIME, May 17, 2015

If any of us want to make a dent in the adverse effects of climate change in our lifetimes, we’ll need all hands on deck. That, in fact, is one of the core tenants of the contemporaryenvironmental justice movement.

Paris climate deal to boost global economic growth, says Figueres

RTCC, May 14, 2015

By Ed King

Head of UN climate convention rejects notion carbon curbs will slow growth, admits 2015 deal will not be a “silver bullet”