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Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May has scrapped the UK’s climate ministry and appointed a climate skeptic as environment minister. In a post-Brexit world, Europe’s climate protection policy could be in trouble.
The Munduruku indigenous people are resisting hydroelectric dams on the Tapajós River, a major Amazon tributary. The hydropower, touted as green, would destroy forests – and could even increase greenhouse gas emissions.
A newly leaked TTIP draft plays into fears that the the free trade deal will force Europe to lower its regulatory standards – sparking renewed worry for climate protection and development of renewable energy.
French Foreign Ministry organised a session to review renewable energy strategies
The agreement is “balanced”, says Fahmy
After negotiations on a global climate agreement hit a wall early on Friday morning, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, presiding over the event, postponed the release of a new text to Saturday
How do journalists know that crunch time really has started COP21? Toilets get closed off at short notice and negotiators start looking pretty beat. DW reporter Andrea Rönsberg lets you in on a few more giveaways
One of the things we are hearing more and more about here in Paris is so-called “climate aid”. There has been a huge push from climate NGOs to convince rich countries to spend a fortune to help poor countries adjust to global warming. This term is a catch-all for money being given from rich countries …
150 countries attend climate change talks in Paris to reach common agreement
The Egyptian president will deliver a speech on the behalf of African countries to express their support for achieving an agreement on climate change
Five more died due to nationwide heat wave
US President Obama has released a video highlighting the problems of climate change as he prepares to unveil a major plan to fight global warming. Opponents have said they will immediately contest the plan in court.