November 4th sees the application of the Paris COP21 agreement on fighting climate change, but will polluting nations take the necessary steps and live up to their promises?
Countries agree to reduce emissions of Hydrofluorocarbon greenhouse gases in a major milestone for combating climate change.
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Governments began work on Monday on seeking ways to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming. It’s the first time experts have meet
Carbon emissions increased in the EU last year, new data published just months after the COP21 climate deal has revealed. Green campaigners say it is
Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “Christiana Figueres, many thanks for being with us. My first question, why do you think this climate deal is going to
In eastern Germany some members of a little-known group claim they are being ethnically cleansed, not by militia groups, but by the coal mining
The COP21 climate deal is not prefect but could be effective say experts if it is not watered down by big business lobbyists like the fossil fuel industy's
The hottest year on record draws to a close, and with it four years of hard negotiating, which produces, at long last, an international agreement to
The Paris pact on climate change, agreed over the weekend, has been hailed as ‘historic’ in political and diplomatic circles. But what do the
The reaction overall to the Paris climate deal has been positive, in particular from the summit delegates. They claim it heralds the beginning of a
The best chance to save our planet, a lifeline for future generations. There has been a flurry of global reaction to the landmark climate deal
Nightfall in Paris has brought the promise of a new dawn in the bid to arrest global warming. One hundred and ninety five countries have agreed a
“We are nature defending itself,” was one chant which echoed around the streets of the French capital as delegates discussed the landmark proposed
An historic deal, sustainable and for life. The enthusiasm from leaders at the COP 21 climate change conference has been effusive after reaching a
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has presented a landmark climate deal in Paris. The accord, which he described as “historic and ambitious” was
Climate campaigners laid out a red line at the COP21 venue in Paris on Saturday – to pile pressure on leaders to reach the right deal. After all of
Negotiators at the UN-sponsored climate summit in Paris have come up with a draft agreement that will be presented to ministers at 1030 GMT, a French
IRAN NUCLEAR BREAKTHROUGH On 14th July, after negotiating for 12 years, Iran and the P5+1 major powers signed an agreement aimed at ensuring a
Some of them are the most powerful people on Earth, others are bursting with knowledge — envoys and delegates from 195 countries. What can they do at
A climate change deal won’t be agreed at the global COP21 meeting in Paris until at least Saturday, according to the French minister in charge of the
The heat is on to seal a deal on the final day of the COP21 climate conference in Paris. After lots of talking in the French capital, a new draft
Many activists at the COP21 are now worried that the summit may decide to go for a deal everyone can agree on rather than the deal the planet needs
Climate negotiations are entering their final stages at the COP 21 in Paris. Delegations at the UN-sponsored talks worked through the night into