Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

New ILO-SPREP partnership to promote green jobs as a driver of sustainable development in the Pacific

Suva : The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) join forces to promote a just transition towards a greener economy ...
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ADB raises € 600 million in green bonds to fund climate change mitigation projects

Manila: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised €600 million to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of a 7-year green bond. “Since ...
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IFC, PNG power to expand renewable energy sources in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: IFC (International Finance Corporation) and PNG Power are in consultations with business on a draft rooftop solar policy, before finalising and implementing the ...
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EU renewables deal will hurt climate and forests

Brussels: EU decision-makers reached agreement in the middle of the night on an unambitious Renewable Energy Directive with rules on bioenergy that put both the climate and forests ...
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MDB climate finance hit record high of $35.2 billion in 2017

MANILA: Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a 7-year high of $35.2 billion in 2017, up 28% from the previous year. ...
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US could stay in Paris accord under right conditions: Tillerson

Washington, Sep 18 : US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the US could stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change under right conditions. “Under the ...
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No change in US position on Paris Agreement: White House

Washington, Sep 17 🙂 The US government has not changed its position on withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the White House said. “As the President ...
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Russian says US exit from Paris pact ‘terrible mistake’

Moscow, Aug 6 : Russian on Saturday criticized the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement as “terrible mistake”. “It is a terrible mistake!!! President Trump will ...
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Merkel, Macron to defend Paris accord at Hamburg G20

Berlin, June 30 : German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Emmanuel Macron vowed to defend an international climate change agreement at an upcoming G20 summit, in spite of ...
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G7 summit kicks off in Italy

Rome, June 12 : A two-day environmental summit of the Group of Seven (G7) nations plus the European Union and four invited countries kicked off in the Italian city ...
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Top executives slam Trump’s withdrawal from Paris accord

Washington, June 2 : Top American executives have voiced their anger and displeasure after President Donald Trump announced that he will pull the US out of the historic Paris ...
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