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UNFCCC Identifying Policy for Effective Climate Technologies

New Delhi (ABC Live): UNFCCC : UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee: This month, international experts will meet in Bonn, Germany, to identify policies that can support countries in accelerating the deployment of technologies for reducing greenhouse gases and adapting to climate change – from LED Lighting to climate-smart agriculture. Once identified, the policies will be presented to governments d uring the UN …

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Your Subsidized Fridge is Full of Dead Trees : UNFCCC

New Delhi (ABC Live): UNFCCC : Something is destroying our forests. In tropical regions alone, we lose an area of forest the size of Austria every year. It is not demand from the forestry sector that is doing this. It is demand for commodities like beef, soy and palm oil. Most of our forests are being felled because of what’s …

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Global Food Prices Remain Touches New Height

New Delhi (ABC Live): Global Food Prices: Driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations, global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, according to the United Nations agriculture agency. “The FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] Food Price Index […] averaged 179.1 points in July, its highest value since January 2015, marking a 2.3 per cent increase from …

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India, France Group Together for COP-21 to UNFCCC

New Delhi (ABC Live):A bilateral meeting was held here today between India and France under the leadership of Minister, Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of France shri Laurent Fabius to discuss the upcoming session of 21st Conference of Parties (COP-21) to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to be …

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UNFCCC Releases India’s Submission on Robust and Transparent National Forest Monitoring System to SBSTA

Bonn (ABC Live):United Nations Framework Convention for  Climate Change on Tuesday released official documents of Methodological guidance for activities relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries: Following is the true copy of document submitted by India by 28 February 2012 …

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Global Climate Change Treaty Mandatory Countdown Begins in 2014

New Delhi (ABC Live):A draft text for a global climate change treaty set to be agreed in 2015 will be presented to governments as early as November 2014, according to the UN official in charge of negotiations. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) expects work on what is guaranteed to be a controversial …

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Ban Ki-moon Bats for New Global Climate Change Agreement by 2015

Warsaw(ABC Live):20 November 2013 – The top United Nations official today called on foreign ministers to prioritize the environment in domestic politics and contribute to climate financing as a way of moving towards a new global climate change agreement by 2015. “This can do more than anything to unlock the huge investment necessary for climate change adaptation and mitigation,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a …

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Warsaw to Host Climate Change Conference in November 2013

ABC Live: The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will take place from 11 to 22 November. The conference will be held at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland. Provisional agenda and annotations Note by the …

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