• Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Disclosure is key to unlock more ‘green’ financing
    THE NEW York Climate Week took place last week with the world at a critical juncture in its response to climate change. The contrast with two years ago is stark. The Paris Agreement had just been signed, and the stage seemed set for accelerated action against climate change.
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Weathering the cost of climate change mitigation challenge
    Thailand is getting more serious with the new climate mitigation obligation under the UN framework.
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    Rich countries ‘must do more’ for climate
    CLIMATE justice advocates are calling on global leaders, especially those in wealthy countries, to step up their commitment and contribute to the international climate-change mitigation effort, as the Bangkok climate talks ended on a discouraging note.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Principle of voluntary cooperation not helping tackle climate change
    "Building on the progress made so far, countries now need to take a decisive step forward in preparing the ambitious and balanced outcome that we need in Katowice [Poland],” executive secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said at a press conference in Bangkok on Monday, ahead of the week-long Climate Conference in Bangkok, which ended on Sunday.
  • Sun, 09 Sep 2018 14:50
    Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble
    Paris - From Bangkok to Paris and San Francisco, tens of thousands of people across the world took to the streets on Saturday to demand governments take action against climate change, as key UN talks attempt to breathe life into the Paris Agreement.
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  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 13:31
    Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble
    Thai fishermen and labourers whose livelihoods are threatened by rising sea levels kicked off an international day of protests in Bangkok Saturday, where key UN talks are attempting to breathe life into the Paris Agreement on climate change.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    UN climate talks ‘flawed’, could sabotage efforts
    Activists say inequality is built into negotiation system, smaller countries being drowned out
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00
    A chat in Bangkok about an ‘unpleasant experience’ with Trump
    Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, has been actively involved in negotiating for the launch of the Paris Agreement. When Donald Trump became president, he announced that he was pulling the United States out of the pact. 
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:05
    UN climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump
    Negotiations to bolster the climate-saving Paris Agreement, crafted over two decades, closed in Bonn Saturday, deflated but not derailed by Donald Trump's rejection of the treaty and defence of fossil fuels.
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  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:35
    UN climate talks enter extra time, unnerved by pro-coal Washington
    UN negotiations to bolster the Paris Agreement, crafted over more than two decades to avert climate catastrophe, dragged into extra time Friday, unnerved by Washington's rejection of the process and defence of fossil fuels.
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  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:00
    Still hope US will join hands to combat climate change
    With a new round of the UN Climate Change Conference being held in Bonn, Germany, until November 17, and with US President Donald Trump’s recent visit to China, many people feel nostalgic about those days when Beijing and Washington took the lead in pushing for, and formally signing, the 2015 Paris Agreement.
  • Sat, 03 Jun 2017 01:00
    US exit ‘won’t deter world’
    Thailand remains committed to goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 20 per cent by 2020; Al Gore calls Trump move threat to humanity, says no one can stop clean energy revolution
  • Fri, 02 Jun 2017 01:00
     Climate science: Bad news gets worse
    Paris - As President Donald Trump prepares to announce whether he will pull America out of the 2015 Paris Agreement sanctioned by his predecessor and nearly 200 other world leaders, the stakes on climate change have never been higher.
  • Tue, 09 May 2017 12:46
    Climate envoys meet in Bonn, but all eyes on Washington
    BONN - Climate negotiators return for talks in Bonn Tuesday under the cloud of Donald Trump's threats to pull America from the hard-fought Paris Agreement, as the president prepares to hold a special meeting to discuss US participation.
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  • Sat, 06 May 2017 10:31
    Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over UN meeting
    PARIS - For the first time since Donald Trump's ascent to the White House, UN negotiators gather next week to draft rules to take forward the climate-rescue Paris Agreement he has threatened to abandon.
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