Growing number of pension funds divest from fossil fuels

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Climate Refugees: Kiribati

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Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warming

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UN secretary general links hurricane devastation to climate change

The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season has been made worse by climate change, UN secretary general António Guterres said on Monday. Guterres was joined at the UN general...

“Women Are Key to Sustainable Development for All”

The 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany made significant progress on gender-related issues with the adoption of the Gender Action Plan....

Shopping centres can play vital role in low-carbon transition, say EU experts

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Earth on track toward 2 degree global warming, researchers say

The title of a study published last week in the journal "Nature Climate Change" does not sound optimistic. "Less than 2 degrees Celsius global warming...

Waning global appetite for coal-fired power raises climate hopes

The world’s hunger for new coal power plants has abruptly and unexpectedly slumped, improving the chance of averting the most dangerous levels of global...

Accord de Paris sur le climat: Trump reporte sa décision

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COMMENT: Carbon Offsetting: Buyers’ Guide 1.0

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