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Rappler's latest stories on climate change talks


A story of stars: The rights of Lumad and the Paris Agreement

Apr 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM

By including a provision on human rights protection the Paris Agreement provides a holistic approach to addressing climate change

Aquino at COP21 Paris, France, photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA ; Lumad photo by Derek Alviola/Rappler

Climate change, post-Paris: Writing the next chapter

Dec 14, 2015 - 10:46 PM

Here s a challenge to the media and other sectors after Paris

Protesters attend a climate change march on a highway in Manila on November 28, 2015. Thousands turned out for climate change marches in Manila and Brisbane on November 28, part of a weekend of action across the globe to demand results from next week's historic Paris summit. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / AFP / NOEL CELIS

#AnimatED: Beyond Paris

Dec 14, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The Paris Agreement is still a flawed imperfect document But now is the time to walk the talk

Bearing the cost of climate adaptation: Hollande's historic opportunity

Mar 02, 2015 - 12:21 PM

How much does it really cost to adapt to climate change in the Philippines? After 2 3 years of working with local governments and vulnerable communities in Mindanao we now have an answer

Bid to break gridlock as climate talks face last day

Dec 12, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Progress in the talks is hampered by the revival of a years old squabble over sharing responsibility for cutting greenhouse gas emissions

FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE. A file pictured dated 23 January 2013 shows a large statue of a giant panda darkened by heavy smog in Beijing, China. File Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA

Don't wreck deal, US warns, as climate talks jam

Dec 12, 2014 - 9:25 AM

Kerry on the negotiations : If they fail future generations will judge our effort not just as a policy failure but as a massive collective moral failure of historic consequence

CLIMATE CHANGE. The pristine waters which surround Tepuka Islet on Funafuti Atoll, 22 February 2004, are now threatening to engulf it as rising sea levels inundate many of the low islands. Photo by Torsten Blackwood / AFP

Ban Ki-Moon: US-China targets boost Paris climate deal

Nov 12, 2014 - 7:47 PM

The UN chief says the world s two biggest polluters have demonstrated the leadership that the world expects of them

Optimism after Bonn climate talks

Jun 24, 2014 - 9:00 AM

The midyear talks showed how essential trust was in a process that could potentially steer nations into creating new norms of policies and practices

Struggling climate talks look to UN summit for push

Jun 16, 2014 - 12:22 AM

With not much progress at the Bonn talks negotiators look to the New York climate change summit in September for more concrete commitments

CLIMATE TALKS. UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres briefing the media on the last day of the June Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, June 14, 2013. Frame grab from UNFCCC video

2013 in green: Top 10 PH environmental news

Dec 27, 2013 - 9:00 AM

From devastated coral reefs to renewable energy 2013 was a rollercoaster ride for Mother Nature to say the least

UN climate talks falter in extra time

Nov 23, 2013 - 10:14 AM

UPDATE Hampered by disagreements between developed and developing countries the UN climate talks in Poland go on overtime

CLIMATE CONFERENCE. A view of the conference hall as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the High-level Segment of the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP19/CMP9) in Warsaw, Poland, 19 November 2013. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

'Stop this climate crisis madness'

Nov 11, 2013 - 11:28 PM

We refuse to accept a future where typhoons like Haiyan become a way of life

Troubled UN climate talks spill over

Dec 08, 2012 - 11:04 AM

UN talks seeking to slow the destructive march of global warming spilled over into the early hours of Saturday paralysed by a standoff between rich and poor nations on funding

STICKY POINTS. The UN climate change talks in Doha are about to wrap up with delegates not yet agreeing on extending the greenhouse gas-curbing Kyoto Protocol and funding for poor countries. COP18/CMP8 Pool Photo.

Troubled UN climate talks enter final day

Dec 07, 2012 - 10:32 AM

The UN climate change talks in Doha are about to wrap up after a passionate appeal from the Philippines for action