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|Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study|
A warmer world will release vast volumes of carbon into the atmosphere, potentially triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.
|Women4Climate, le manifeste des femmes maires unies contre le réchauffement climatique|
Les femmes sont les premières victimes du réchauffement climatique. Elles sont aussi, souvent, les premières à agir pour protéger l’environnement. C’est pourquoi les maires réunies au sommet de Mexico ont signé le manifeste « Women4Climate » qui vise à soutenir toutes les femmes du monde qui travaillent sur des politiques locales pour le climat.
|Bloomberg optimistic at start of climate change summit|
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that even if President-elect Donald Trump pulls the United States back from the climate goals pledged a year ago in Paris, action by major American cities can continue advancing toward those goals.
|World states and regions 'on track' with 2020 climate goals|
CDP report finds emissions targets of regional governments are on track for 2020 but ambition needs stepping up in the long-term
|Germany makes climate change G20 priority|
Agenda for Hamburg summit submitted by chancellor Angela Merkel to cabinet calls for global push on climate and development goals
|Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops|
Vietnam is the world’s largest producer of Coffea canephora, or Robusta coffee, which is mainly used to make instant coffee and other lower-quality products
|Secretary-General Appoints Cristiana Paşca Palmer of Romania Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity|
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultation with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announced today the appointment of Cristiana Paşca Palmer of Romania as Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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