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12.4.2018

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

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Online article
12.4.2018

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

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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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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.
Web documentary
22.3.2018

The countries most likely to survive climate change

Of course, all of us will be affected in different ways. How will your country fare? The folks at Eco Experts put together a great infographic in June based on data from the Notre Dame Global Adaptation (ND-Gain) Index , an annual ranking of which...

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12.4.2018

4° : turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal / World Bank Group

Dramatic climate changes and weather extremes are already affecting millions of people around the world, damaging crops and coastlines and putting water security at risk. Across the three regions studied in this report, record-reaking temperatures are occurring more frequently, rainfall has...
Electronic document
12.4.2018

Das Pariser Klimaabkommen : Auftrag für eine klimagerechte Zukunft / Brot für die Welt (Hg.)

«Es ist nur ein kleiner Hammer, aber ich glaube, er kann eine grosse Aufgabe erledigen.“ Mit diesen Worten liess Laurent Fabius, Präsident der 21. Vertragsstaatenkonferenz der Klimarahmenkonvention und damals französischer Aussenminister, am Abend des 12. Dezember 2015 in Paris seinen Hammer fallen...
Article
6.4.2018

Globale Politik von unten / Gesine Kauffmann... [et al.]

Diman Tuxa bringt die Nöte seines Volkes aus Brasilien auf die internationale Bühne: Er demonstriert vor der Klimakonferenz 2017 gegen die Missachtung der Landrechte der Tuxa. Indigene, aber auch viele ­Städte und Regionen treten als Antreiber für mehr Klimaschutz und weltweite Zusammenarbeit auf...

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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.
Political article
12.1.2018

Where misunderstandings abound

Development cooperation is expected to prevent migration and guard against terrorism. This is too short-sighted. An overdue clarification of the limits and possibilities of development cooperation.
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23.10.2017

COP 23 in Bonn – Foretaste of climate migration

It is no wonder that the COP 23 will focus on the theme of loss and damage. For the Pacific Island-State of Fiji, which will be presiding over the conference this year, climate change has long been a matter of life and death.

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