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Poland Climate Change Summit Moves to Activate Paris Agreement
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Poland Climate Change Summit Moves to Activate Paris Agreement
KATOWICE, Poland – The international community managed on Saturday at the climate change summit (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, to establish once and for all the rules that will permit the application of the Paris Agreement on climate change. After some marathon negotiations over the last 13 days, the....Read Full Article ...
 
UN climate change talks end with deal
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
UN climate change talks end with deal
Delegates had worked beyond the scheduled end to the conference to hash out a rule book for implementing and financing the 2015 Paris Climate Accord. The head ...
 
Nations agree global climate pact rules, but seen as weak
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Nations agree global climate pact rules, but seen as weak
Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not...
 
Dutch build artificial islands to bring wildlife back
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Dutch build artificial islands to bring wildlife back
The solution was a bold one in keeping with a country whose people like to boast that "God created the world, but the Dutch created the Netherlands". Eight kil...
 
Yemen peace drive must maintain its momentum
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Yemen peace drive must maintain its momentum
Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al Yaman and head of the Houthi delegation Mohammed Abdul-Salam shake hands next to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gut...
 
Iran says missile program defensive, not up for negotiations
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Iran says missile program defensive, not up for negotiations
Iran Press TV. Sat Dec 15, 2018 03:36PM. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country's missile program is solely for defensive purposes and ...
 
At COP24, world nations agree on a concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
At COP24, world nations agree on a concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life
15 December 2018 - After two weeks of crunch negotiations with overtime the almost 200 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-w...
 
Yemen's Houthis dismiss UN claims about final truce in Hudaydah
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Yemen's Houthis dismiss UN claims about final truce in Hudaydah
Iran Press TV. Sat Dec 15, 2018 09:23PM. The spokesman of Yemen's ruling Houthi Ansarullah movement has expressed doubts about United Nations' assertions about...
 
Nations agree on milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty
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Sunday, 16 December 2018
Nations agree on milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty
KATOWICE: Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition...
 
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