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Germany to pressure rich countries to pledge new climate cash

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The 2017 Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin (Photo: Axel Schmidt/OECD)

The Petersberg Climate Dialogue will start a replenishment drive for the Green Climate Fund and focus on protecting jobs in the shift to clean energy

June 15, 2018 — Germany is expected to start a drive to replenish the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at a meeting of ministers and climate negotiators in Berlin next week. Continue reading Germany to pressure rich countries to pledge new climate cash

Saudi Arabia, Germany to ratify UN climate deal in 2016

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Angela Merkel on Petersberg Climate Dialogue

Europe’s top economy and world’s second-largest oil producer signal plans to ratify global pact to limit warming to sub 2°C

July 6, 2016 — Leaders in Berlin and Riyadh are planning to ratify the UN’s new pact to slash greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the year,1 it was announced today.  Continue reading Saudi Arabia, Germany to ratify UN climate deal in 2016