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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

EU should approve UN climate deal in 2016, Segolene Royal

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Pic: Petersberg Dialogue

France’s influential environment chief says she wants heads of state to agree on backing the Paris deal before the next UN summit in November

July 6, 2016 — The European Union could formally approve the UN’s new greenhouse gas slashing deal by the close of 2016, France environment minister Segolene Royal told a meeting of climate envoys on Monday.  Continue reading EU should approve UN climate deal in 2016, Segolene Royal

Climate victims and investors need Paris deal ratification

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UN headquarters, New York (UN Photo/Evan Schneider)
Strong support for the COP21 deal in April is vital to ensure momentum and confidence in a low carbon transition is maintained, argues Christian Aid’s top climate advisor

March 3, 2016 — After more than twenty years of global climate change negotiations, last December the world agreed to a historic pact in Paris.

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