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GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations warned on Wednesday of the dangers posed by hot weather, especially to children and the elderly, as much of Europe sweltered in a heatwave whose intensity it blamed on climate change.
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2015-07-01 06:51:38
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Brazil pledged on Tuesday to increase their share of renewable energy in electricity generation from sources other than hydro-power to 20 percent by 2030 in an effort to show commitment to fighting climate change.





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2015-06-30 11:47:41
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China seeks a fair, global system to tackle climate change and will deliver its pledge to the United Nations by the end of Tuesday on how much it will cut emissions, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said after talks with top European Union officials.



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2015-06-29 13:45:01
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It will cost China over $6.6 trillion (41 trillion yuan) to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it will lay out later this month in its strategy for United Nations climate negotiations, the country's lead negotiator for the talks said Tuesday.
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2015-06-23 16:25:35
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Some U.S. scientists are expressing hope that Pope Francis' encyclical on global warming embracing the view that it is mostly caused by human activities will change public opinion in the United States, where the issue is highly politicized.
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2015-06-17 06:17:50
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Almost 80 percent of people worldwide are perturbed about global warming and most want tough action to fix the problem, according to a new study that the United Nations touted as a spur to an international climate deal later this year.
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2015-06-10 13:28:42
Saturday, June 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The high seas should be given a seat at the United Nations to help to deal with issues such as piracy, overfishing and oil exploration outside national waters, according to a former Commander-in-Chief Fleet of the Royal Navy.







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2015-06-06 15:35:59
Friday, June 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - A new United Nations fund set up to help developing nations tackle climate change will take bigger risks than many international lenders to promote innovative green technologies, the head of the fund said on Friday.







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2015-06-05 09:51:45
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON/BONN (Reuters) - A global carbon emissions pricing system pushed by top energy companies is unlikely to be a big part of any United Nations' deal to curb global warming, some experts say, because many countries have little faith in such cross-border initiatives.



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2015-06-02 10:44:37
Monday, June 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
Scientists and economists have joined forces to launch a global research initiative to make green energy cheaper than coal within 10 years, a target they believe is critical to avoid dangerous climate change. They have compared the goal to the Apollo programme of the 1960s when the United States stated that it would put a man on the Moon by the end of the decade
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2015-06-01 18:00:00
Sunday, May 31st, 2015      Leave a Comment
Six major energy companies have written to the United Nations asking for help in setting up a carbon pricing scheme to help tackle climate change.







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2015-05-31 16:56:22
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Over 20 hydroelectric projects proposed for the main trunk of the River Maranon would have devastating impactsWho said large-scale hydropower was out? As an article published by Climate Central recently noted, it has now been omitted from the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) annual reports on renewable energy for eight years running, and “may be seen as a risky bet” for investors
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2015-05-26 11:45:22
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Responding to climate change in the next 15 years is the world's "mega development project", given the need to invest trillions of dollars in infrastructure, creating jobs and economic stability, the United Nations' top climate change official said on Tuesday
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2015-05-26 11:10:22
Monday, May 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OTTAWA (Reuters) - North American energy ministers said on Monday they had set up a working group on climate change and energy, a partnership designed to help Canada, the United States and Mexico harmonize policies.
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2015-05-25 16:48:08
Monday, May 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Americans are likely to have six times more days above 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) by 2100, partly because of climate change, scientists said on Monday, with heat already linked to hundreds of deaths a year in the United States.
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2015-05-18 11:58:25