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Thursday, November 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's threat of pulling the United States out of a global agreement to curb climate change could place the United States in a tiny club with just one other nation - Nicaragua.
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2016-11-17 12:57:58
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Australian businesses can take action on climate change by supporting Indigenous carbon farming while contributing to sustainable development goals There’s a touch of irony in the fact the Australian government has invested $200m in the international Green Climate Fund, a United Nations fund to assist developing countries in adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change
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2016-11-15 17:31:00
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - France and the United Nations on Tuesday stepped up warnings to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about the risks of quitting a 2015 global plan to combat climate change, saying a historic shift from fossil fuels is unstoppable.
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2016-11-15 10:28:06
Sunday, November 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States would become "a kind of rogue country" if it pulls out of an international agreement to combat global warming, leaving the world more vulnerable to droughts and other climate extremes, warned Mary Robinson, a former Irish president and human rights advocate
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2016-11-13 18:11:23
Friday, November 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Donald Trump's plan to drop out of world cooperation on slowing climate change would be "absolutely catastrophic" and weaken the United States, France's environment minister said on Friday.
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2016-11-11 13:34:04
Tuesday, November 8th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - The past five years were the hottest on record with mounting evidence that heat waves, floods and rising sea levels are stoked by man-made climate change, the United Nations weather agency said on Tuesday.
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2016-11-08 08:47:23
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 will exceed by 12 billion to 14 billion tonnes what is needed to keep global warming to an internationally agreed target, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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2016-11-03 09:47:48
Monday, October 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A major summit on cities taking place in Ecuador this week must consider setting targets to measure progress on an ambitious 20-year plan for urban development, the United Nations' environment chief said on Monday.
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2016-10-17 13:33:34
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, formally joined the Paris agreement on tackling climate change on Sunday, the United Nations said, taking the global pact a step closer to its enactment.
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2016-10-02 11:16:41
Thursday, September 29th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Glencore Plc's bunker fuel unit has agreed to pay a $27-million penalty and retire over $71 million worth of credits for compliance with the U.S. biofuels program to resolve charges it violated the policy, the U.S. government said on Thursday.
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2016-09-29 15:43:31
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment.
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2016-09-22 16:32:25
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An agreement to fight global warming came one step closer to taking effect on Wednesday when dozens of countries deposited their ratification of the deal at the United Nations, taking the total to 60, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
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2016-09-21 08:57:44
Friday, September 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least 20 countries have indicated they will join the Paris climate change agreement at a United Nations event on Sept. 21, adding to the 27 that have already done so and raising hopes the deal will enter into force by the end of 2016, U.N. officials said.
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2016-09-16 05:41:02
Thursday, September 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday joined more than 20 countries in creating 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world to protect oceans from the threat of climate change and pollution.
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2016-09-15 11:42:48
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday will join more than 20 countries to announce the creation of 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world to protect the world's oceans from the threat of climate change and pollution.
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2016-09-14 23:08:53