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OSLO (Reuters) - Plans submitted by 140 nations to limit their greenhouse gases would go some way towards tackling climate change, but not enough to prevent the planet from warming by well over 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times, experts say.
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2015-10-01 08:36:00
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazil has reduced deforestation in the Amazon by 82 percent, the country's president, Dilma Rousseff, said at the United Nations on Sunday, as she announced Brazil's contribution to an anticipated new global deal to curb climate change.
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2015-09-30 02:32:45
OSLO (Reuters) - Six African nations have agreed with donors on a plan to protect the tropical forests of the Congo basin, the second biggest in the world after the Amazon's, to help ease poverty and combat climate change.
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2015-09-29 18:02:39
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi met U.S. President Barack Obama and France and Britain's leaders on Monday, and called for a climate change agenda from upcoming global talks in Paris that helps developing countries with access to finance and technology.
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2015-09-28 18:08:48
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday praised India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his commitment to clean energy and said Indian leadership on climate change would be critical for decades to come.

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2015-09-28 11:57:00
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Peru will confront the deforestation of its Amazon region by issuing a decree next month putting palm oil plantations under federal rather than local authority, Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said on Sunday.

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2015-09-27 20:08:39
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Sunday he was encouraged by promises made by leaders at the U.N. General Assembly to reach a climate change deal in Paris in November, but said those words now had to be turned into concrete action.
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2015-09-27 16:26:21
(Reuters) - Brazil pledged on Sunday to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 43 percent by 2030 as its contribution to a United Nations climate agreement, but said it will include reductions from past efforts against deforestation to help it reach the target.
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2015-09-27 11:33:05
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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Luxembourg will not consider changing its fuel pricing system that opponents say amounts to a big fossil fuel subsidy until after global climate talks in Paris later this year, the nation's environment minister said on Monday.

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2015-09-21 15:11:24
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
MONACO (Reuters) - Politicians must act to cap global warming when they meet at a United Nations summit at the end of the year as the financial and humanitarian consequences of natural catastrophes become ever clearer, reinsurers meeting at an industry conference said.
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2015-09-16 12:39:53
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015      Leave a Comment
We, the undersigned, believe that global warming can be addressed without adding significant economic costs or burdening taxpayers with more debt. A sensible approach to tackling climate change will not only pay for itself but provide economic benefits to the nations of the world.The aspiration of the Global Apollo Programme is to make renewable energy cheaper than coal within 10 years
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2015-09-15 13:36:32
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - National promises to cut emissions as part of preparations for a United Nations summit at the end of the year would cap global warming at the unacceptably high level of 3 degrees Celsius, the U.N.'s climate boss said on Tuesday.
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2015-09-15 11:26:26
Monday, September 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Rich nations are stubbornly divided ahead of talks in Paris on Thursday to seek a deal to phase out coal subsidies in a foretaste of the difficulty of agreeing on action to curb global warming at a U.N. summit later this year.
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2015-09-14 05:59:35
Monday, September 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande warned on Monday that climate change talks in Paris later this year could fail especially if the issue of financing for emerging nations was not resolved.

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2015-09-07 12:02:14
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - A slowdown in the Chinese economy that has alarmed global stock markets won't cast a "dark cloud" over U.N. efforts to reach an accord to slow global warming by December, the United Nations' climate chief predicted on Thursday.

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2015-09-03 12:59:11