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Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris

Independent, April 22, 2015

Steve Connor

There is a one-in-ten chance of the world being 6C warmer than it is today by 2100 which would lead to cataclysmic changes in the global climate with unimaginable consequences for human civilisation, leading climate researchers have warned in an “Earth Statement”.

US envoy Stern urges Canada to deliver UN climate pledge

RTCC, April 21, 2015

By Alex Pashley

Be like Mexico, John Kerry’s lead diplomat tells North American neighbour as it errs in posting pollution-reduction targets

G7 agrees greater role for climate change in foreign policy

Business Green, April 20, 2015

Foreign ministers back report describing climate change as one of the biggest global security threats of the 21st century

Obama says 'no greater threat to planet than climate change'

AFP, April 18, 2015

Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat.

Climate deals make 2015 ‘biggest year since 1945’, says UN envoy

RTCC, April 17, 2015

By Alex Pashley

Need to update development goals and finalise global CO2 pact make 2015 most important in 70 years, says Mary Robinson

France backs fight against fossil fuel subsidies ahead of Paris climate change conference

RFI, April 17, 2015

France on Friday endorsed an eight-nation call for fossil fuel reform ahead of this year's international conference on climate change. Governments spent more than 500 billion euros in 2013 on subsidising fossil fuels thus boosting global warming, a statement issued on Fruday claimed.

Company bosses pledge emission cuts, call for strong Paris climate deal

Reuters, April 16, 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Bosses from more than forty global companies called on negotiators to agree a United Nations climate change deal in Paris in December and pledged to make their own emission cuts, they said in an open letter published on Thursday.

Over-consumption, climate change threaten food security, water supply: FAO

Reuters, April 15, 2015

Magdalena Mis

There will be enough water to produce food for 10 billion people in 2050, but over-consumption and the impact of climate change threaten food security and water supplies in many regions, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday.

Art and Climate Change - Inspiring a Sustainable Future

Huffington Post, April 14, 2015

"Huh?" That was my initial reaction when I heard about the idea of art inspired by climate change. After some reflection, however, I get it.

UN chief to open Vatican Climate Change Conference

AP, April 14, 2015

BY RACHEL ZOLL 

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.