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New York – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised the outcome of the climate meeting that ended last Sunday in Lima, Peru, as one that advanced the effort to stem global warming on several fronts.
The growth in demand for coal has been slowing in recent years, and that trend will continue over the next five years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said this week.
Coal demand globally will grow […]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered an impassioned plea on Thursday to climate negotiators meeting in Lima, Peru, to put aside their concerns over individual responsibility, and to focus instead on pitching in […]
Press release from the United Nations Environment Programme:
Lima — A coalition launched Wednesday at the climate talks in Lima aims to boost efforts to save billions of dollars and billions of tonnes of CO2 emissions […]
8 December—The limelight shifted today to higher-level officials. Conference President and Peruvian Minister of the Environment Manuel Pulgar-Vidal opened the session saying that the signals were good for the Conference to conclude with a […]
Lima—With the announcement of new pledges to the Green Climate Fund, bringing the total to more than $10 billion, negotiators at the Lima Climate Conference said Wednesday they were optimistic that a successful outcome […]