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Clean Energy for All Europeans: EU Parliament adopted a new regulatory framework

New rules on renewables, energy efficiency and the governance of the Energy Union have been signed off by the European Parliament – an important step in enabling the European Union and its Member States to embrace the clean energy transition, follow up on the already adopted 2030 climate legislation and meet the Paris Agreement.

Climate Week NYC 2018

UNFCCC Executive Secretariat Patricia Espinosa will deliver a keynote speech today, September 24th, to kick-off the 10th annual Climate Week NYC, where government ministers, investors,

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Uneven progress in Bangkok casts shadow over COP24 climate talks

The extra round of negotiations to define the rules of the Paris climate agreement closed in Bangkok without satisfactory steps forward on the rulebook due to be adopted at COP24 in December. “We cannot allow Katowice to remind us of Copenhagen”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.

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The bumpy road to action of the Paris climate deal

The end of 2018 is a crucial date for the implementation of the climate agreement adopted in Paris in 2015 and currently ratified by 178 countries. At COP24 in Katowice, Poland, countries are due to finalized and adopt the operational guidelines of the treaty, also known as “the Paris rulebook”.

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In the name of the law: climate action goes to court

Over the last few years, an ever-increasing number of lawsuits have seen citizens and associations bringing their governments to the courts to enforce climate change commitments or to push for more ambitious policy goals to reduce emissions and adapt to impacts of the changing climate.