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UN publishes draft of slimmed-down Paris climate change deal
A new draft of the potential global agreement on climate change, to be negotiated this December in Paris, has been published by the United Nations.
UN unveils first draft agreement ahead of climate talks
The agreement on global action against climate change, due to be signed in Paris in two months time at the COP21, has reached an important stage. It was made public and presented to governments on Monday.
El borrador de acuerdo de París propone poner fecha al fin de las emisiones
El documento reduce a menos de un cuarto el texto existente hasta ahora y concreta qué estará en el futuro tratado y qué en la Decisión acordada que lo desarrolle.
Draft climate text released - but what about the emission gap?
Implementation of the 146 national climate action plans submitted in preparation of the Paris climate summit would result in global warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius - which is still above the target of 2 degrees Celsius.
Deutsche Welle
Toughen climate action every five years, U.N. draft suggests
All nations should agree to toughen curbs on greenhouse gas emissions every five years under a U.N. accord to combat global warming due in December, according to a first suggested text of a U.N. agreement on Monday.
Leaders ‘will not negotiate’ at Paris climate talks
Summit organizers want them to show up at the start, not the end, to avoid a repeat of the Copenhagen disaster.
India leads Asia's dash for coal as emissions blow east
Deep in the thickly forested hills in its east, India last month started production at what it hopes will in five years be Asia's biggest coal mine.
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