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A Sequel to the Paris Climate Accord Takes Shape in Vienna
When negotiators from nearly 200 countries gathered outside Paris in December for the United Nations summit meeting on climate change, they reached the first agreement to take action on curbing their planet-warming pollution.
NY Times
 
Perú ratifica Acuerdo de París sobre Cambio Climático
El presidente del Perú, Ollanta Humala, suscribió hoy la ratificación del Acuerdo de París sobre Cambio Climático, resultado de la COP21, al que consideró como la alianza mundial más grande que se ha formado en la historia.
AP
 
Deal on cutting greenhouse gases in sight for this year: Vienna delegates
A global agreement on cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - potent greenhouse gases used in aerosols, refrigerants and air conditioning - seems within grasp, delegates said on Sunday after ten days of talks on climate change in Vienna.
Reuters
 
Environment minister meets with African counterparts to prepare for COP22
Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy held a meeting with his counterparts from Gabon, Niger, and Namibia on Sunday in Cairo, in his capacity as the president of the African Ministers Conference on the Environment (AMCEN).
Daily News Egypt
 
Powered by Google, U.N. flexes tech muscle to fight climate change
New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Disney buys up carbon credits in Mondulkiri
The Walt Disney Company has purchased $2.6 million in carbon credits in the forests of Mondulkuri province – marking the largest carbon credit sale to date in Cambodia and breathing life into a carbon-trading program many had written off as all but dead.
Phnom Penh Post
 
G20 ready to take action to support economic growth
The Group of 20 pledged continued cooperation on global issues, including the aftermath of the U.K.’s Brexit vote and international financial reforms in a communiqué following their meeting in China this weekend.
Politico
 
 
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