UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is an international environmental treaty negotiated at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. UNFCCC is the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Both treaties aim to "stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system."

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29 April 2020

Netherlands: The Hague Court orders Dutch government to reduce emissions

Author: Jonathan Watts, Guardian (UK)

"Dutch officials reveal measures to cut emissions after court ruling", 24 Apr 2020...

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21 April 2020
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Author: Agrupación de Ingenieros Forestales por el Bosque Nativo, en Biodiversidadla

“Contraloría ha determinado incompatible cortar bosque nativo para habilitación agrícola” - 18 de abril de 2020...

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25 March 2020

Commentary: A post-pandemic world provides an opportunity to promote a new social contract & increase global sustainability

Author: Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC, via Medium

“Climate and Employment Proof our Future - a vision for a post-pandemic world”, 19 March 2020...

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4 March 2020
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Author: Jake Spring, Reuters (Brazil)

“Ministério do Meio Ambiente demite principais autoridades de combate à mudança climática”, 27 de Fevereiro de 2020...

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2 March 2020

Republic of Congo: A new report reveals that the world’s largest tropical peatlands are under threat from oil drilling - with company comments

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2 March 2020
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24 February 2020

Japan: Investors encourage govt. to increase 2030 emissions reduction target under Paris Agreement

Author: Asia Investor Group on Climate Change

"Investors encourage Japanese Government to lift climate ambition with revised Paris pledge", 17 Feb 2020...

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23 February 2020
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Author: Martine Orange en Sin Permiso

“El BCE de Lagarde sueña con liderar la transición ecológica” – 23 de febrero de 202...

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14 February 2020

Norway: Government announces new target to reduce 50-55% carbon emissions by 2030

Author: Department of Climate Change, Norway

"Norway steps up 2030 climate goal to at least 50 % towards 55 %", 02 February 2020...

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17 January 2020

Microsoft pledges to remove more carbon than it produces by 2030

Author: Jay Green, Washington Post

Microsoft... announced plans to remove more carbon than it emits by [2030]... “The scientific consensus is clear. The world today is confronted with an urgent carbon crisis,” Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said... “Each of us is going to need...

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