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11/25/15 - Climate Home

Paris climate summit set to be greener than Lima

Next month’s UN climate summit plans will have lower greenhouse gas emissions than last year’s record-breaking Lima summit.

11/25/15 - The Guardian

Greg Hunt describes analysts’ focus on expected rise in emissions as ‘desperate’

Focusing on the fact that Australia’s actual greenhouse emissions are set to increase by 2020 is “one of the oddest and strangest and I’ve got to say … desperate arguments”, says the environment minister, Greg Hunt, because under internationally accepted accounting rules Australia is allowed to claim a 5% decrease.

11/25/15 - Carbon Pulse

News Corp Australia announces climate news website closure days before Paris COP

News Corp-owned The Australian newspaper has announced that it will shut down the Climate Spectator website, just days before the crucial UN climate conference in Paris kicks off.

11/25/15 - The Guardian

Greg Hunt confirms Australia has ‘officially’ met its 2020 climate goal

Australia has already met its 2020 greenhouse emissions reduction target, an outcome the government claims enhances its credibility ahead of the Paris climate summit next week, but analysts and climate campaigners say is proof the target was always far too low.


11/24/15 - UNESCO

Launch of the COP 21 official stamp and the 3 stamps issued by UN

Six days before the beginning of the COP 21 conference, Pierre-Henri Guignard, Secretary-General in charge of the preparation and organization of COP21, Eric Falt, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information, and Patrice Idier, head of private and corporate sales at La Poste, launched the official COP 21 stamp and unveiled three stamps issued by the UN on 24 November at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris.

11/24/15 - climate-l.iisd

CGRFA Issues Guidelines for Integrating Genetic Resources in Adaptation Planning

24 November 2015: The Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a set of voluntary guidelines for integrating the conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources for food and agriculture (GRFA) into national climate change adaptation planning, in accordance with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) principles.


11/24/15 - climate-l.iisd

ICAO, IMO Report to SBSTA on Aviation and Maritime Fuel Emissions

24 November 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has issued a document (FCCC/SBSTA/2015/MISC.5) containing the submissions of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA). ICAO and IMO submitted the reports, which focus on emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport, at the request of SBSTA at its 42nd session (SBSTA 42).


11/24/15 - Biofuels DIgest

11 top low-carbon fuel players, WCSBD publish COP 21 guide to slashing transport-based greenhouse gas emissions

In Switzerland, 11 leading low carbon fuel companies present a comprehensive guide that identifies a variety of available and accessible low carbon fuel solutions.

11/24/15 - PR Newswire

CFACT delegation headed to Paris to challenge UN climate pact

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CFACT, a Washington, D.C.-based public policy organization that is a leading international voice for sound science and climate skepticism, is sending a delegation of science and policy experts to the UN summit on climate change in Paris, COP 21.  The summit runs November 30 to December 11.

11/24/15 - The Guardian

As waves crash ever closer to our doors in Grenada, will Paris talks stem the tide?

In the Caribbean island of Grenada, people know the ocean is rising. Water is about to reach houses in the coastal villages of Soubise and Marquis. Climate change is happening and it is affecting us, and in particular our female farmers. Will world leaders in Paris be able to do what it takes to protect our communities and our world?

11/24/15 - PVTECH

COP 21: Any deal in Paris is a good deal for solar

Forget the obscure language of international climate diplomacy and disregard the failures of Copenhagen. The result of a successful conclusion to the Paris climate talks as far as the solar industry is concerned is cheaper finance, and more of it.

11/24/15 - Market Wired

Prime Minister to Travel to the United Kingdom, Attend Commonwealth Meeting in Malta, and Climate Conference in France

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Europe for various bilateral and multilateral meetings.

11/24/15 - climate-l.iisd

Bahrain, Cuba, the Federated States of Micronesia, Kuwait, South Sudan, Yemen Submit INDCs

24 November 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Bahrain, Cuba, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kuwait, South Sudan and Yemen have formally submitted their intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs), bringing the total number of Parties that have made their submissions to 177.


11/24/15 - El País

Cambio climático: 12 claves de la cumbre de París

Los representantes de 195 países, la mayoría de los Estados del mundo, se reúnen en la cumbre del Clima de París entre el 30 de noviembre y el 11 de diciembre. En este encuentro se tratará de cerrar el primer acuerdo global para intentar frenar el cambio climatico.

11/23/15 - UNESCO

Indigenous peoples on the front lines of climate change: Conference at UNESCO, 26 and 27 November

Resilience in a time of uncertainty: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change is the title of a conference at UNESCO Headquarters on 26 and 27 November, when participants will take stock of the impact of climate change on indigenous peoples and examine ways to reinforce their resilience.

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