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|Current carbon pledges won't stop dangerous global warming, says Lord Stern |
Commitments already made by world governments to cut carbon emissions aren’t enough to keep global warming below the crucial 2C target – but a strong deal is still possible in Paris, says economist
|UN climate chief meets Labor environment ministers|
State and territory Labor environment ministers will meet with United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change executive secretary Christiana Figueres today in Adelaide
|Fossil fuel divestment gathers momentum|
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling on ABP, the $360bn Dutch pension fund, to drop its holdings of oil, gas and coal stocks, in a further demonstration of the momentum behind fossil fuel divestment.
|Paris climate summit: Carbon pledges to fall short of warming goal, Stern warns|
This year's Paris climate summit will leave the world on course for dangerous climate change unless nations offer much deeper carbon emissions cuts than already pledged or signalled, according to researchers including the UK's Lord Nicholas Stern.
|Sydney Morning Herald|
|China says climate change threatens major projects|
Climate change threatens some of China's most important infrastructure projects, China's top meteorologist warned in a state newspaper, adding the country's rate of warming was higher than the global average.
|The Pope’s climate message will extend his advocacy for the poor|
Last week, Pope Francis hosted a historic meeting of scientists, religious figures and policymakers to discuss the science of global warming and the danger it poses to the world’s poorest people.
|Limiting global warming to 2 degrees 'inadequate', scientists say|
Holding global warming to a 2-degree Celsius temperature rise – the cornerstone of an expected new global climate agreement in December – will fail to prevent many of climate change's worst impacts, a group of scientists and other experts warned Friday.
|Thomson Reuters Foundation|
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