News tagged with global agreement

UN talks: Rich nations must make big emission cuts

(AP) -- Wealthy nations would commit to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, and the world should strive to nearly eliminate them - or at least cut them in half - by 2050 under a draft agreement ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Environment
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Fair burden-sharing for global climate protection

( -- Discussions on a global climate agreement always centre on the transfer of money to developing and emerging countries. Scientists from ETH Zurich have now examined what fair transfer payments might look like ...

dateJun 05, 2012 in Environment
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Success of climate talks vital for 2 C target

This is shown by the first comprehensive multi-model-based assessment of so-called Durban Platform scenarios, conducted by a team of international scientists led by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) ...

dateNov 15, 2013 in Environment
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3Qs: Game theory and global climate talks

Last week, China and the United States announced an ambitious climate agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions in both countries, a pledge that marks the first time that China has agreed to stop its growing emissions. ...

dateNov 21, 2014 in Environment
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Far more displaced by disasters than conflict

Disasters last year displaced three times more people than violent conflicts, showing the urgent need to improve resilience for vulnerable people when fighting climate change, according to a study issued Wednesday.

dateSep 17, 2014 in Environment
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