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19.7.2018

Emissions impossible : how big meat and dairy are heating up the planet / GRAIN, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)

The world's biggest meat and dairy companies could surpass Exxon, Shell and BP as the world's biggest climate polluters within the next few decades. At a time when the planet must dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, these global animal protein giants are driving consumption by...

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Online article
12.4.2018

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing | Inter Press Service

Online article
12.4.2018

As we prepare for the UN climate talks, a look at what’s changed since Copenhagen

Is the world better suited for an agreement than it was in 2009?
Online article
12.4.2018

Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate deal pledge

RTCC: Swiss government says it will cut greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030 as part of a UN deal on global warming later this year

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22.3.2018

Jack Black and Lil Bub Help Save the World...Again! #EarthToMarrakech

Help Jack Black and Lil Bub send an urgent message to world leaders that the time to put their climate commitments into action is now! Join Our Global Coalition to Help Save the World: http://EarthTo.org | #EarthToMarrakech
Web documentary
22.3.2018

Climate Get the Big Picture

This guide seeks to provide a starting point for newcomers to help them see the ‘big picture’ of the United Nations (UN) climate change regime, which is at the forefront of international action to combat climate change with its three major legal...
Web documentary
22.3.2018

Six graphics that explain climate change

A breakthrough deal to attempt to limit global temperature rises was agreed at a conference of world nations in December 2015. These charts from the time show how and why the Earth’s climate is changing.

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Electronic document
19.7.2018

Emissions impossible : how big meat and dairy are heating up the planet / GRAIN, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)

The world's biggest meat and dairy companies could surpass Exxon, Shell and BP as the world's biggest climate polluters within the next few decades. At a time when the planet must dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, these global animal protein giants are driving consumption by...
Article
9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...
Article
5.7.2018

Das Klima reparieren? : Geoengineering : Irrweg statt Ausweg / Anika Schroeder... [et al.]

In der Klimapolitik zeichnet sich eine neue Debatte ab: Neben Klimaschutz, der Anpassung an die Folgen des Klimawandels und dem Umgang mit nicht mehr vermeidbaren Schäden und Verlusten rückt die Reparatur des Klimasystems immer stärker in den Fokus. Durch neue Techniken sollen Emissionen aus der...

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Press release
23.4.2018

Climate stress test for the Swiss financial centre

The Swiss National Bank’s investments contribute to a catastrophic temperature rise of 4-6 degrees. On the occasion of the General Assembly on 27 April, the Climate Alliance calls for a climate stress test and publishes concrete recommendations.
Article as analysis
5.4.2018

Switzerland's swindle: now officially confirmed

«More than 60 per cent of the greenhouse gas footprint originates abroad». This is the title of the February 2018 edition of Federal Statistical Office's News. Thus, official Switzerland at last acknowledges its climate responsibility in the world.
Political article
12.1.2018

An impoverished Bangladesh forges ahead

This cash-strapped country, already being severely impacted by climate change, does not plan to wait for overdue climate payments from the North. Interview with Saleemul Huq, Climate and Development Researcher.

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