|Paris 2015: Two degrees warming a 'prescription for disaster' says top climate scientist James Hansen|
The aim to limit global warming to two degrees of pre-industrial levels is "crazy" and "a prescription for disaster", according to a long-time NASA climate scientist.
|Sydney Morning Herald|
|Meet the woman leading the charge on solving climate change|
A large Sydney audience will tonight hear from the woman leading the charge on solving one of the world’s most pressing issues – climate change.
|The world needs to triple its investments in clean energy innovation|
The world needs to triple its investments in clean energy research, suggests a new study by the Paris-based International Energy Agency, if we’re to have a chance of keeping the world below 2 degrees Celsius of warming above pre-industrial levels — a level beyond which truly dangerous climate change might set in.
|Europe's top carbon emitters swap 255 million UN offsets for EU permits|
Firms in Europe’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) have swapped a total of 255 million U.N.-backed carbon offsets for European Union emissions allowances (EUAs) from April 2013-2014, data published by the European Commission showed on Monday.
|Carib stakes out ‘Red Lines’ for Paris climate talks|
When the international climate change talks ended in Peru last December, the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM), a political and economic union comprising small, developing, climate-vulnerable islands and low-lying nations, left with “the bare minimum necessary to continue the process to address climate change.”
|Qatar’s efforts on climate change mitigation lauded|
French ambassador Eric Chevallier has said that the recently-inaugurated Jetty Boil-off Gas Recovery (JBOG) project in Ras Laffan serves as one of Qatar’s vital contributions to global climate change mitigation efforts.
|Pakistan pushes to put stalled climate policy into action|
Pakistan's provinces will create committees to oversee reductions in carbon emissions and support climate change adaptation, in a push to implement a long-stalled national climate policy.
|Thomson Reuters Foundation|
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