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U.S., Canada and Mexico create new climate change partnership
North American energy ministers said on Monday they had set up a working group on climate change and energy, a partnership designed to help Canada, the United States and Mexico harmonize policies.
Reuters
 
UN chief seeks ‘global action’ on climate change this year
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon on Monday called for "global action" this year to limit climate change as international weather experts began a quadrennial congress in Geneva.
AFP
 
Axa to divest from high-risk coal funds due to threat of climate change
The insurance company Axa has said it will remove around €500m (£355m) of coal investments from its portfolio, in a move that reflects long-term concerns in the insurance industry over climate change.
Guardian
 
At UN meteorological forum, experts meet to discuss post-2015 action plan, climate change
With a welcoming 'tweet' from the International Space Station and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's renewed appeal for “bold climate action,” the United Nations-backed World Meteorological Congress opened its seventeenth session today as international delegates will seek to address continuing concerns over global warming.
UN News Centre
 
French president revives political duo with his ex
A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children.
AP
 
World leaders missed chance to tackle climate change, says economist
Nicholas Stern tells the Hay festival the global economic crisis was a perfect opportunity to make progress on climate change – and we missed it
Guardian
 
UN Secretary General urges Ireland to lead on climate change
On the second day of his visit to Ireland, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Ireland to "to align its climate efforts with its admirable engagement on hunger".
RTE
 
 
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