Governments meeting in Morocco are expected to produce action plans on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to slow global warming and one of them is the need to develop Africa, a continent that continues to pay the price for the industries of developed nations. In Paris, they spoke about the need to electrify African countries among other actions but this conference is expected to show how they will do that despite the funding and technical challenges behind implementation.
After two weeks of discussion and further delays, global leaders have adopted a historic agreement at COP21. The deal was agreed by nearly 200 nations and has been hailed as a truly global.
Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower lit up with the message “no plan B” for climate change, as global climate talks north of the capital are extended.
Climate change sceptics deny any climate crisis, calling on world leaders to dedicate funds to adapt to climate change rather than try to fight it.
The climate change conference officially opens as France’s Laurent Fabius is officially elected President of the United Nations Conference of the Parties or COP21.
Some 2,000 climate change events take place in cities across the globe on the eve of the Paris climate talks, making this the biggest ever day of climate action in history. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading
NASA scientists use a new satellite to track rising carbon dioxide levels and urge policy leaders to reduce emissions ahead of the Paris climate summit.
President Barack Obama formally unveils his administration’s ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and declares climate change the greatest threat facing the world.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says climate change is an “urgent moral imperative” as he meets the pope at the Vatican.