COP 21: Paris climate change conference 2015

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Cop26 targets too weak to stop disaster, say Paris agreement architects
Figueres, Tubiana and Fabius warn that leaders must improve plans next year if world is to stay within crucial 1.5C limit

Fiona Harvey in Glasgow

11, Nov, 2021 @8:56 PM

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Rich countries not providing poor with pledged climate finance, analysis says
Developed country governments will reportedly fail to provide $100bn a year for the next four years

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

19, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report
Support for coal, oil and gas remains high despite pledges to tackle climate crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate
Financial aid ‘critical’ to help developing countries limit fossil fuels – and make Cop26 a success, says UN

Toby Helm & Robin McKie

20, Jun, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Last hope over climate crisis requires end to coal, says Alok Sharma
President-designate of Cop26 talks says tackling the fossil fuel is ‘a personal priority’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Rich nations’ climate targets will mean global heating of 2.4C – study
Rise is a 0.2C improvement on previous forecast but still substantially above goal of Paris climate agreement

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

04, May, 2021 @9:30 AM

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UK banks’ support for coal industry has risen since 2015 Paris climate pact
Lenders including Barclays and HSBC provided services and loans worth £21.9bn in 2019

Jasper Jolly and Kalyeena Makortoff

03, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK students sue government over human rights impact of climate crisis
Three claimants in their 20s say their rights to life have been breached because of inadequate roadmap to solve emergency

Isabella Kaminski

30, Apr, 2021 @9:54 AM

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Global alliance for phasing out coal not fit for purpose, says NGO
Powering Past Coal Alliance accused of failing to follow up on pledges as many countries expand use of coal

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

27, Apr, 2021 @8:53 AM

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Biden’s pledge to slash US emissions turns spotlight on China
World leaders will be unable to halt climate breakdown without strong action from biggest emitter

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

23, Apr, 2021 @5:31 PM

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US 2030 goals will take world closer to holding global heating below 2C
Joe Biden’s target is strongest contribution yet towards meeting 2015 Paris climate agreement, say scientists

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

22, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Joe Biden to reveal US emissions pledge in key climate crisis moment
President will also call on major economies to join him in bold action at virtual summit of 40 world leaders

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

19, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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