Paris climate agreement - updates

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Kerry launches US bipartisan group addressing climate 'like a war'

Dec 02, 2019 - 3:35 PM

Former US secretary of state John Kerry says his new group World War Zero includes admirals and generals as well as celebrities including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rock legend Sting

US Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the high level signature ceremony for the Paris Agreement at the United Nations General Assembly Hall April 22, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Scott Morrison sworn in as new Australian PM after bitter coup

Aug 24, 2018 - 10:55 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, wins a party vote 45-40

OATH-TAKING. New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison takes part in an oath-taking ceremony to become the nation's new leader at Government House in Canberra on August 24, 2018. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Paris climate deal bound to fail with current commitments

Dec 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With the current emission reduction targets set us on a pathway to 2.7-3.1 degrees Celsius, the report illustrates the urgent need for country leaders to step up their efforts to reach the targets set in the Paris climate agreement

Conférence des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques - COP21 (Paris, Le Bourget)

The week in photos: May 27-June 2, 2017

Jun 03, 2017 - 12:43 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Copenhagen's world famous statue of The Little Mermaid is pictured after it has been exposed to vandalism and was painted red on May 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Scanpix Denmark / Ida Marie Odgaard / Denmark OUT

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May 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM

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#ClimateActionPH: How citizens stopped a coal plant from rising in Cebu City

Nov 27, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Cebu environmental advocates share their experiences in community organizing at a ClimateActionPH workshop

PH one of 10 most vulnerable countries to climate change

Nov 16, 2016 - 1:01 PM

The Philippines has been included because of both a single catastrophic event and the constant climate impacts that hit the country

Delegates walk outside the COP22 Climate Change Conference in Marrakech on November 14, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

Australia ratifies climate pact amid Trump fears

Nov 10, 2016 - 11:47 AM

UPDATED With its heavy use of coal fired power and relatively small population of 24 million Australia is considered one of the world s worst per capita greenhouse gas polluters

Climate diplomats push back against Trump victory

Nov 09, 2016 - 6:34 PM

Trump cannot prevent the implementation of the landmark Paris pact inked in the French capital last December says Segolene Royal France s environment minister and outgoing head of the UN climate forum

THE CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT. French Environment Minister Segolene Royal delivers a speech during the opening session of the COP22 climate talks in Marrakesh on November 7, 2016. Photo by Fadel Senna/ AFP

Déjà vu: Why I am strongly against our signing the Paris climate deal

Nov 06, 2016 - 5:25 PM

The reality is that this is a deal crafted to suit the United States China and other big emitters

Children swim at the sea near houses constructed on the breakwater at Manila Bay on March 14, 2016. Families living beside the shore are vulnerable to storm surges during a typhoon. Former US vice-president Al Gore, who is visiting the Philippines as part of his crusade against climate change, has warned that storms will hit the Philippines with more strength and frequency due to the rising temperature of the atmosphere, leaving the archipelagic nation as one of the most vulnerable to typhoon-spawned waves and rising water levels. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

IN PHOTOS: Paris streets festive, call for climate justice

Dec 13, 2015 - 4:55 AM

Take a look at how Parisians took over the streets in the name of climate justice

RED LINES. Advocates carry a long trail of red cloth to represent 'red lines' or climate issues that cannot be compromised

#COP21: Paris pact draws cheers, but what's next?

Dec 13, 2015 - 3:42 AM

Various sectors praise the Paris deal But the clock is ticking they warn

Meeting in PH: 20 countries hardest hit by climate change

Nov 09, 2015 - 3:33 PM

These 20 countries stand to lose the most if the UN climate talks in December fail to reach an ambitious climate agreement

GOAL FOR ALL. Climate Commissioner Emmanuel de Guzman speaks in behalf of the Philippines and other vulnerable countries on urgent climate action during the Bonn climate talks in October 2015. File photo from Renee Juliene Karunungan

Philippines commits to reduce carbon emissions by 70%

Oct 01, 2015 - 6:24 PM

In its submission to the United Nations the Philippines says the carbon emission reductions by the year 2030 will be taken from the energy transport waste forestry and industry sectors But this target is conditional on aid

PH to submit 'initial' climate pledge to UN by end-September

Sep 16, 2015 - 1:32 PM

The country s pledge so far includes only a promise to cut carbon emissions from the energy and transport sectors