Global climate protests peak in San Francisco

Global climate protests peak in San Francisco

A climate protest rolling across the world's time zones on Saturday (Sep 8) peaked in San Francisco, where thousands marched in a bid to shame political leader into stepping up action on global warming.
US accused of blocking UN climate talks amid protests

US accused of blocking UN climate talks amid protests

The United States, despite withdrawing from a landmark accord aimed at curbing climate change, is stonewalling vital UN talks over how to fund poorer nations as they battle against global warming, sources told AFP Saturday.
Bangkok climate conference sounds alarm ahead of UN summit

Bangkok climate conference sounds alarm ahead of UN summit

Time is running out to save the Paris Agreement, UN climate experts warned on Tuesday (Sep 4) at a key Bangkok meeting, as rich nations were accused of shirking their responsibility for environmental damage.
Air New Zealand launches world’s coolest safety video

Air New Zealand launches world’s coolest safety video

Air New Zealand is shining a global spotlight on Antarctica, launching its latest safety video, which showcases the frozen continent.
Climate change costs Viet Nam $14 billion yearly

Climate change costs Viet Nam $14 billion yearly

In the monthly meeting of Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) on January 10, 2012, a representative of DARA International announced the results of the Climate Vulnerability Monitor study on Viet Nam’s specific case.
Bayer colours fresh green development

Bayer colours fresh green development

German-invested Bayer Vietnam is eager to cultivate solutions to root out agriculture climate change issues in Vietnam.
Sun shines on climate change initiatives

Sun shines on climate change initiatives

A key international community-backed legal framework will help Vietnam effectively respond to climate change.
Corporates commit to combat climate change

Corporates commit to combat climate change

WWF-Vietnam and the German embassy today launched the Mekong Delta Business Forum to engage the business sector in initiatives to respond to climate change in the Mekong Delta.
Japan inks $1.2bn in ODA for Vietnam

Japan inks $1.2bn in ODA for Vietnam

The vice president of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed off on $1.2 billion in ODA loan agreements.
Public awareness of climate change issues improves

Public awareness of climate change issues improves

Public interest in climate change issues has been considerably improved over the past few years thanks to increased communications but it will take time to make everyone have a proper attitude towards the topic.
EU urges roadmap this year on climate action

EU urges roadmap this year on climate action

The European Union urged all nations Sunday to make clear how they will tackle climate change, saying the world needs a roadmap this year on future action even if a treaty appears out of reach.
UN talks start in Panama on climate deadlock

UN talks start in Panama on climate deadlock

Climate envoys from around the world opened talks Saturday in Panama in a bid to help break the deadlock on key sticking points ahead of a closely watched year-end conference in Durban, South Africa.
Low carbon development appealing

Low carbon development appealing

Some countries have developed green development plans and are actively pursuing new investments.
The Climate for Change

The Climate for Change

The ice-sheets in Greenland and the Antarctic will continue to melt and sea levels will keep on rising as a consequence of global warming, regardless of whether the world’s leaders can reach a consensus at the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen this December, an important cornerstone for international climate negotiations.
A green pathway to change

A green pathway to change

Global efforts to combat anthropogenic climate change are already leading to significant changes both in aid/financial assistance and investments flows as well in the nature of these flows.
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