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|California governor orders country’s most aggressive emission cut goals|
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is ordering his state to cut harmful carbon emission levels more aggressively than any other government in North America, as an historic drought grips the Western United States.
|Climate change will significantly affect Australians’ health, report finds|
Climate change will have significant repercussions for Australians’ health as warming temperatures fuel extreme weather events, help spread disease and disrupt food and water supplies, according to a report backed by the country’s peak scientific and medical bodies.
|In Paris, Ban discusses Mediterranean crisis and climate change with President Hollande|
29 April 2015 – During his visit to Paris, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday met with French President François Hollande, to discuss, among other issues the crisis in the Mediterranean, climate change and sustainable development.
|UN News Centre|
|US State dept labels climate change “strategic priority” |
Climate change will be one of four foreign policy priorities for the US up to the end of the decade, secretary of state John Kerry announced on Tuesday.
|BRICS to push cooperation on climate change|
BRICS environment ministers met in Moscow last week to deliberate on climate change. BRICS has emphasized the need for a just and fair global order based on multi-polarity and has sought urgent reform of international financial bodies. But, in a first, environment ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) met to discuss the crisis of climate change.
|Russia & India Report|
|G20 to assess ‘carbon bubble’ threat – media reports |
G20 countries are investigating the financial risks posed by investments in fossil fuels that cannot be burnt if the world is to avoid dangerous levels of warming.
|Prospective Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Scores High In New 'Climate Hawk' Ranking|
WASHINGTON -- A new ranking of U.S. senators based on their climate activism puts soon-to-be presidential candidate Bernie Sanders among the top "climate hawks."
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