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Climate Conference: Before Paris, there’s Bonn

The Economic Times, August 31, 2015

No real investments in energy are possible in India with its high interest rate, says France's special representative for climate change Laurence Tubiana prior to this week's Bonn meet 

Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in Bonn

AP, August 30, 2015

PARIS – Diplomats will gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate pact to be adopted at a U.N. conference in Paris in December.

Climate negotiators urged to up pace at Bonn session

RTCC, August 28, 2015

By Megan Darby

As politicians converge on substantive issues, interim talks next week must address the legal structure of a global deal

Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030-report

Reuters, August 26, 2015

BY CHRIS ARSENAULT

 

TORONTO, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya and Turkey have exceeded forecasts for harnessing geothermal energy, but other developing countries, including Indonesia and the Philippines, are lagging behind on leveraging the renewable power source, a new analysis shows.

Tutu, Klein and Chomsky call for mass climate action ahead of Paris conference

Guardian, August 26, 2015

Emma Howard

Artists, journalists, scientists and academics among 100 signatories calling for mobilisation on scale of slavery abolition and anti-apartheid movements

As momentum builds for December climate talks in Paris, Ban looks ahead to ‘bold’ outcome

UN News Centre, August 26, 2015

 

26 August 2015 – Commending France’s “exemplary leadership” on efforts to tackle climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today affirmed that the international community is now at a stage where the final elements of the new climate agreement are being negotiated.

Interview With UN Climate Change Report Author: "Avarice Has Overcome Fear"

Huffington Post, August 26, 2015

Aiko Stevenson

 

"In September, a few decades from now, our rich, colorful planet will display to a traveler in space only one white polar ice cap instead of two. There could hardly be a more portent symbol of what human beings are doing to our climate than the destruction of one of the Earth's ice caps."

You can fight climate change and grow the economy, says Lord Stern

BusinessGreen, August 26, 2015

By Madeleine Cuff

Countries should not create an 'artificial horse race' between climate change and economic growth, says eminent economist

COP21 accord 'impossible without financial commitments': French president

RFI, August 25, 2015

There will be no agreement at the international climate conference in Paris in December if industrialised countries do not pay the 100 billion euros needed annually to finance the transition to renewable energy in developing countries, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.

India says rich world has responsibility to curb climate change

Reuters, August 24, 2015

By Tommy Wilkes

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's environment minister said on Monday that the rich world could not wish away its responsibility for man-made global warming, as he urged developed nations to do more to help his country deal with the impact of climate change.