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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.
Women's Agenda
 
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.
Washington Post
 
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.
Reuters
 
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.”
IPS
 
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.
Gulf Times
 
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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