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Global warming to breach 2C limit by 2050 unless tougher action: study
Global warming is on track to breach a 2 degrees Celsius threshold by 2050 unless governments at least double their efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said on Thursday.
Reuters
 
Scientists: World likely won't avoid dangerous warming mark
A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years.
AP
 
UN officials optimistic of Paris climate accord’s entry into force by year’s end
Senior United Nations officials today announced that the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change signed by world leaders this past April is closer to entering into force, as India – a country that produces more than four per cent of global emissions – plans to submit its ratification at the end of the week.
UN News Centre
 
EU Lawmakers Divided on Post-2020 Emissions-Market Reform
European Parliament lawmakers presented differing visions for Europe’s carbon-market reform in a signal to investors that an overhaul of the ailing cap-and-trade program after 2020 will likely require months of further political bargaining.
Bloomberg
 
ICAO’s Market-Based Measure Critical To Next Steps On Emissions
Adoption of a global scheme to offset carbon emissions is the key issue facing the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal Sept. 27-Oct. 7. Industry expects agreement will be reached on the landmark measure, but not without opposition from some countries and several environmental groups.
Aviation Week & Space Technology
 
COP22: Voici les principales initiatives qui seront lancées par le Maroc
Afrique, finance climat, négociations autour du prix carbone, création de partenariats public-privé;, ... les grandes lignes de la feuille de route du Maroc pour la COP22 viennent d'être dévoilées par Nizar Baraka.
Medias24
 
Moroccan Fog-Water Harvesting Project Wins United Nations Award
The United Nations has awarded on Thursday in Bonn (Germany) a climate change prize to a Moroccan fog-water harvesting project, considered to be The world’s largest operational fog-water harvesting system.
Morocco World News
 
 
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