Global Climate Meeting Will Forge Ahead, Despite Trump’s Contempt

Posted In Climate Change, News
Nov
3


The UN Climate Change Conference – November 2017 will take place 6-17 November in Bonn, Germany and will be presided over by the Government of Fiji. Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

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Countries will map out how to meet their carbon-reduction pledges; U.S. governors and mayors will step up

The 23rd Conference of the Parties, or its shorthand, COP 23, begins Monday in Bonn, Germany.

It commences just five months after Pres. Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, which aims to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius—or ideally, 1.5 degrees C.

The international community strongly reprimanded the Trump administration for its decision, and it has vowed to disregard that setback and forge ahead at COP23. No other countries have reneged on the accord…

Read Full Article, Scientific American (11-03-2017)

As Trump Retreats, States Are Joining Forces on Climate Action; Yale E360 (10-09-2017)

The fight against climate change: four cities leading the way in the Trump era; Guardian UK (06-12-2017)

Al Gore: Trump has failed to knock Paris climate deal off course; Guardian UK (08-11-2017)

Climate Progress, With or Without Trump; The New York Times (03-31-2017)

Trump won’t stop Americans hitting the Paris climate targets. Here’s how we do it; Guardian UK (08-11-2017)

UN Climate Change Conference – November 2017
The UN Climate Change Conference – November 2017 will take place 6-17 November in Bonn, Germany and will be presided over by the Government of Fiji.

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