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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.

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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?
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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
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30.10.2017

Life is about mouvement - COP23

Video produced in cooperation with the Airports Council International, the only institutionally-endorsed, carbon management certification standard for airports.
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26.10.2017

Climate Change & Pacific Islands - Getting Ahead of the Weather

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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...
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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...
Electronic document
11.4.2018

Climate Finance Shadow Report 2016 / Tracy Carty, Jan Kowalzig, Annaka Peterson

International climate finance is vital in the global effort to combat climate change. It offers a lifeline to the world's poorest countries and communities that are struggling to cope with a changing climate, and provides crucial support to help them develop in a low carbon way. [Summary]

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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.
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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.
Article AS news
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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