The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C. Written by 91 authors from 40 countries, with 133 contributing authors and 1,113 reviewers, is a “final call” on global warming, urging ‘rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society’ in order to stay below 1.5°C
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s branding of a senior United Nations expert and hundreds of others as terrorists leaves an axe hanging over the heads of all indigenous people and forest defenders in the country and potentially in other countries if this despotic act is followed
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The first post-Paris climate conference promised to make headway on devising a means to implement the Paris Agreement. Hopes were high for these talks to make progress but just into the first week both delegates and observers were sideswiped by arch-climate sceptic Donald Trump winning the US presidency.
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is a legally binding multilateral measure which mandates concrete, sector-wide greenhouse gas emission reductions for both developed and developing countries. It represents the largest near-term climate mitigation measure from a single agreement
As more than 160 world leaders gather today in New York for the agreement’s signing ceremony, climate action has perhaps never been higher on the global governance agenda – but there’s more to be said and done to avert billions of tonnes of greenhouse gases from damaging our precious climate
Our new report, Pathway to Adoption of a Global HFC Phase-Down in 2016, has been released to the 37th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of Parties to the Montreal Protocol. This Climate Campaign report urges early and enhanced action to reduce emissions of non-CO2 gases, with a focus on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)