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Japan pledges $10.6 bn for climate policies in developing nations

AFP, November 26, 2015

Tokyo (AFP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday pledged to give $10.6 billion more to developing nations in 2020 to help them implement policies against global warming, ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris next week.

Jeremy Rifkin: ‘What’s missing from UN climate talks is a new economic vision’

EurActiv, November 25, 2015

by Frédéric Simon

SPECIAL REPORT / The UN climate change summit (COP21), which opens in Paris next week, “will be meaningless” if it doesn’t include a positive agenda for economic growth, warns Jeremy Rifkin.


AP, November 25, 2015


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.

Year of Paris climate talks is likely to be the hottest on record

Nature, November 25, 2015

Quirin Schiermeier

World Meteorological Organization says that a record-breaking temperature in 2015 underscores the need for a global climate deal.

Factbox: Many hurdles to Paris deal on climate change

Reuters, November 23, 2015


Almost 200 nations will meet in Paris from Nov. 30-Dec. 11 for a summit on climate change, seeking a turning point away from an increasing reliance on fossil fuels since the Industrial Revolution.

Yes, the Paris climate change conference can save the planet

Guardian, November 22, 2015

Ed Miliband

Earth’s temperature is heading towards its highest for three million years. We must move to zero emissions – and it can be done without closing down our economy

New UN report cites huge positive policy potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions

UN News Centre, November 19, 2015

18 November 2015 – A new report packed with best practice climate policies from across the world was released today by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), revealing a wealth of existing opportunities to immediately scale up reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while powering up ambition to keep the global average temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius.

COP21 will end a decade of failed climate finance

EurActiv, November 18, 2015

by Aline Robert translated by Samuel White

With 8,000 projects in developing countries, the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is still clinging to life. But the Paris agreement might spell the end for the ineffective system.EurActiv France reports. 

Barack Obama optimistic of reaching climate change deal at Paris summit

Guardian, November 18, 2015

But US president warns there is still ‘a lot of work to do’ at UN climate summit which he said will send signal to businesses to go ‘all-in on renewable power

Rockefeller Fund: 'The oil age is coming to an end'

Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2015

Stephen Heintz, president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, explains to DW how it makes perfect sense that a fund which got rich on oil is now divesting from fossil fuels.