Tag Archives: Climate change policy

10Nov/16

Morocco climate change conference sheds bright light on Africa

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.

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13Dec/15
Paris Agreement on climate change

Talking Climate COP21

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.
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11Dec/15
Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower lights up with message saying “no plan B” for climate change

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.

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07Dec/15

Sceptics deny ‘climate crisis’ as international climate talks continue in Paris

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.

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30Nov/15

Leaders gathered for climate summit pose for family photo

World leaders gathered for the United Nations-sponsored climate summit pose for family photo as the 2-week meeting gets underway.

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30Nov/15

Climate change conference officially opens

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.

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29Nov/15

Biggest day ever of climate action, scuffles in Paris

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

27Nov/15

World Bank sets out plan to bolster Africa against climate change

The World Bank Group has unveiled a new plan that calls for 16 billion U.S. dollars in funding to help African people and countries adapt to climate change and build up the continent’s resilience to climate shocks.

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21Nov/15

NASA uses new tool to track rising carbon dioxide levels

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.
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03Aug/15

Obama says no challenge greater threat to U.S. future than climate change

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.

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