News tagged with climate change summit

New York gears up for historic climate march

Celebrities, activists and political leaders were mobilizing Sunday to join tens of thousands of people to march through New York in what organizers hope will be the largest climate change protest in history.

dateSep 19, 2014 in Environment
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Obama readies climate change push at UN summit

President Barack Obama will seek to galvanize international support in the fight against climate change on Tuesday when he addresses the United Nations, with time running out on his hopes of leaving a lasting ...

dateSep 22, 2014 in Environment
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UN summit to test commitment to climate fund

A global fund created to spearhead climate change financing faces a key test at a UN summit this week when it looks to the leaders of the industrialised world to stump up billions of dollars to fill its underflowing ...

dateSep 21, 2014 in Environment
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Tens of thousands join London climate march

Tens of thousands of people in London joined a global day of protest Sunday to demand action on climate change, among them British actress Emma Thompson who said the challenge to save the planet was like ...

dateSep 21, 2014 in Environment
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Destruction of Brazil's Amazon jumps 28 percent

Brazil's government reported Thursday that annual destruction of its Amazon rainforest jumped by 28 percent after four straight years of declines, an increase activists said was linked to recent loosening ...

dateNov 14, 2013 in Environment
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UN to get report on climate panel August 30

A UN-requested review of the world's top panel of climate scientists, accused of flaws in a key assessment on global warming, will be unveiled on August 30, the investigating committee said on Friday.

dateAug 20, 2010 in Environment
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