Political will “absolutely” exists to implement climate agreement

The political will to implement an international climate agreement “absolutely” exists, according to the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy.

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Agriculture “fundamental” to fighting climate change

Agriculture is a fundamental part of global efforts to combat the impacts of climate change, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Small islands push for implementation of climate pledges

Small island states are pushing for the implementation of a UN-backed international climate agreement aimed at keeping global temperature rises to below 2 degrees Celsius; that’s according to the Minister of Environment and Energy in the Maldives archipelago.

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Countries benefiting from south-south cooperation

Collaboration between developing countries, or south-south cooperation as it’s known, has been hailed as “a powerful way” to support vulnerable nations.

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Buildings can play “transformative” role in fighting climate change

Buildings can play a “transformative” role in fighting climate change in cities, according to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

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Time to work on climate change agreement: Moroccan Minister

Countries have given life to the UN-brokered Paris Agreement on climate change and it is now time to work on meeting its goal of limiting global temperature rises, Morocco’s Environment Minister has said.

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Weather presenters trained to become climate presenters

Weather presenters worldwide are learning how to make climate change cool.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has been training these experts to better educate the public about extreme weather and its impact on the planet.

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African nations are ready to step up ahead of COP22

African nations are ready to step into a greater role to fight climate change ahead of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP22.

That’s according Said Mouline, in charge of public and private partnerships for the COP22 planning committee.

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