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South Korea's Lee to head U.N. panel of climate scientists

Reuters, October 7, 2015

By Alister Doyle

OSLO (Reuters) - South Korea's Hoesung Lee, chosen on Tuesday to head the U.N.'s panel of climate scientists, favours wider pricing of carbon dioxide output to curb emissions of the greenhouse gases the group blames for global warming.

China's green economy could create enormous business opportunities

Xinhua, October 7, 2015

BEIJING - China's march toward a low-carbon economy and establishing a global energy network will bring more opportunities than risks, experts said.

The Global South Will Make Its Contribution to Fighting Climate Change

IPS, October 7, 2015

By Diego Arguedas Ortiz

SAN JOSE, Oct 5 2015 (IPS) - Seen for years as passive actors in the fight against global warming, more than 100 countries of the Global South have submitted their national contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonising their economies.

UN unveils first draft agreement ahead of climate talks

RFI, October 5, 2015

By Rosslyn Hyams

The agreement on global action against climate change, due to be signed in Paris in two months time at the COP21, has reached an important stage. It was made public and presented to governments on Monday.

Draft climate text released - but what about the emission gap?

Deutsche Welle, October 5, 2015

Hilke Fischer

Implementation of the 146 national climate action plans submitted in preparation of the Paris climate summit would result in global warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius - which is still above the target of 2 degrees Celsius.

Climate change is a global problem. Climate action is a local solution

Guardian, October 5, 2015

Bhavya Reddy

The issue is too pressing to wait for action at federal and international levels. Small communities can – and must – act

UN battle looms over finance as nations submit climate plans

BBC News, October 2, 2015

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Divisions over money between rich and poor countries re-emerged as nations submitted their plans for tackling climate change to the UN.

Modi calls for climate change agenda that helps developing countries

Reuters, September 29, 2015

David Brunnstrom and Jeff Mason

(Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi met U.S. President Barack Obama and France and Britain's leaders on Monday, and called for a climate change agenda from upcoming global talks in Paris that helps developing countries with access to finance and technology.

United Nations: 'Too late' for world if no climate deal in Paris, French president Francois Hollande says

AFP/Reuters, September 29, 2015

Reaching a successful climate deal in Paris at the end of the year is the last chance to save the planet, France's president Francois Hollande has warned.

Limited Progress Seen Even as More Nations Step Up on Climate

NY Times, September 28, 2015


The pledges that countries are making to battle climate change would still allow the world to heat up by more than 6 degrees Fahrenheit, a new analysis shows, a level that scientists say is likely to produce catastrophes ranging from food shortages to widespread extinctions of plant and animal life.