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UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate office
Ban Ki-moon says he will appoint Patricia Espinosa Cantellano as new chief of UNFCCC, as climate talks shift from setting goals to carrying them out
Guardian
 
Environnement et climat : nomination des nouveaux chefs du PNUE et de la CCNUCC
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a annoncé mardi la nomination du nouveau directeur exécutif du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) et de la nouvelle secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC).
Xinhuanet
 
Patricia Espinosa, nominada para liderar la oficina del cambio climático de la ONU
La diplomática mexicana Patricia Espinosa, actual embajadora de México en Berlín, ha sido nominada por el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, para liderar la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC), con sede en Bonn (Alemania).
El Periodico
 
Water scarcity threatens growth and stability, study warns
Worsening water scarcity fuelled by climate change could cost regions such as the Middle East and northern Africa up to 6 per cent of their gross domestic product in less than 35 years, the World Bank has warned.
Financial Times
 
Ex-Mexican foreign minister Espinosa nominated as U.N. climate chief
Former Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa has been nominated to be the new U.N. climate chief, helping to bolster a 2015 Paris Agreement to shift the world economy from fossil fuels, officials said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
Phasing out coal, oil and gas extraction in US would drastically cut emissions
The reduction would slash greenhouse gas emissions by 100m tonnes a year by 2030 and even more after that, comparing well to other proposed measures
Guardian
 
Changement climatique : l’État de Washington condamné après la plainte d’un groupe d’enfants
Un juge a ordonné à l'État de Washington de produire un plan de réduction des émissions de CO2 d'ici la fin de l'année, qualifiant la situation "d’urgente". Le juge a ainsi estimé que l'État a le devoir de "préserver, protéger et améliorer la qualité de l'air pour les générations actuelles et futures".
Novethic
 
 
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