United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP23

appeared 17 November 2017

The challenges of greening the world’s most populous nation are daunting. An estimated USD 247 billion-USD 468 billion of annual investment is needed between 2014 and 2020 to shift China’s economy toward the government’s vision of a more sustainable future. However, the opportunities are enormous too: up to 90% of the funding will have to come from the private sector.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP23

appeared 16 November 2017

UN Climate Change News, Bonn, Nov 10 – Airports have been taking a lead role in reducing the emissions from aviation and can help further to bring down the carbon footprint of a sector which is still growing rapidly, airport managers said at a UN Climate Change secretariat’s Climate Neutral Now event at COP23.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP23

appeared 16 November 2017

Ethanol has existed as a motor fuel for over a century, but it is only in the last decade that its overall greenhouse gas (GHG) profile has been studied with any rigor to assess its role as a tool to reduce emissions.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP23

appeared 15 November 2017

UN Climate Change News, 15 November 2017 – At the UN climate change conference in Bonn (COP23, to 17 November), COP23 President and Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama called on governments to make swift progress on taking forward climate action and finalizing the rulebook of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP23

appeared 15 November 2017

Bonn, 15 November 2017 —The NDC Partnership is in the process of establishing a new regional hub to support implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the Pacific. This initiative responds to the needs expressed at the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference in July 2017 by the Pacific Small Island Developing States.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP23

appeared 15 November 2017

UN Climate Change News, Bonn, Nov 15 – The Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to cut greenhouse gas emissions and which celebrates its 20th anniversary next month, remains an essential vehicle for developed countries to make more rapid and urgent cuts in their emissions, UN Secretary General António Guterres said today.

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