Climate justice not on the menu in Bonn

By |november 20th, 2017|adaptation, Bonn, climate action, Climate Change, climate change mitigation, climate justice, climate negotiations, climate talks, COP23, Frank Bainimarama, human rights, indigenous people, Mary Robinson, News, Paris Agreement|

Climate activists and indigenous leaders gathered last week (16 November) to raise awareness about the human rights aspect of climate action. They lamented the lack of substance in climate talks, while people are already dying due to the direct effects...

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Climate finance, the sticking point in COP23

By |november 20th, 2017|adaptation, Africa, Bonn, climate action, Climate Action Tracker, climate ambition, climate change mitigation, climate finance, climate justice, climate negotiations, climate talks, COP23, EU, EU Commission, indigenous people, LDCs, loss and damage fund, News, Poland, Talanoa dialogue|

Rich countries had pledged to raise $100 billion each year in climate finance for developing countries by 2020. As of September 2017, they had pledged just $10.3 billion. And the question of who should pay remains unanswered. EURACTIV reports from the ...

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France and the Netherlands call on EU to up climate action

By |november 17th, 2017|Bonn, Climate summit, COP23, Emmanuel Macron, Erik Wiebes, Estonian Presidency, France, Judith Garber, Netherlands, News, Nicolas Hulot, Paris Agreement|

As COP23 draws to a close, non-state actors were the few offering hope. The Netherlands and France also want to revise upward European ambition on climate action for 2030. EURACTIV France reports.

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Financing the IPCC: How Macron got away with spending so little

By |november 17th, 2017|Bonn, COP23, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Green Climate Fund, IPCC, News, UN, United States|

France has made no announcements at COP23, except for financing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, whose operating budget varies between €5 and 8 million. EURACTIV France reports.

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UN chief: Migration ‘highly desirable’ if managed humanely and responsibly

By |november 16th, 2017|Bonn, Climate Change, climate migraiton, climate refugees, COP23, EU, forced migration, IMO, Juncker plan, Libya, News, Niger, UN|

For the first time, the Paris Agreement acknowledged climate change causes migration. At COP23 in Bonn, the big question is how to address it, William Lacy Swing said in an interview with EURACTIV.com.

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COP23 in search of a leader

By |november 16th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Bonn, Climate Change, climate finance, Climate summit, coal phase-out, COP23, emission cuts, emission reduction, Emmanuel Macron, EU, European Parliament, France, Germany, MEPs, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Paris Agreement, World Climate Summit|

Between coal-addicted Germany, and France that brings ideas but no new commitments, and the EU entangled in its contradictions, the political weight of this COP turned out lighter than expected. EURACTIV France reports.

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Former COP president becomes UN environment rep

By |november 15th, 2017|Bonn, Climate Change, climate negotiations, climate talks, COP21, COP23, environment, News, Paris Agreement, UNEP|

Former president of COP21 Laurent Fabius has been named UN high representative for environmental governance, two years after chairing the Paris Agreement negotiations. EURACTIV France reports.

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COP23 ups pressure on climate finance

By |november 14th, 2017|Bonn, climate, Climate Change, climate finance, COP23, European Parliament, News, polluter pays principle|

A week after the start of COP23, which is taking place until November 17 in Bonn, the thorniest issue has come to the fore during the day dedicated to climate finance. EURACTIV France reports.

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Franco-German tandem under pressure to lead climate action

By |november 13th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Bonn, climate action, climate and energy framework, climate leadership, coal phase-out, COP23, emission trading system, Emmanuel Macron, ETS, France, Franco-German relations, Franco-German tandem, Germany, News|

French and German NGOs have asked Brune Poirson and Jochen Flasbarth – state secretaries for the environment in France and Germany, respectively - to make the tandem “the engine of an ambitious European climate policy.”

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