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Making climate promises count

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This year will be one of the warmest on record. Over the last decade, greenhouse-gas emissions have accelerated, and the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide has increased in the past year at the fastest rate in nearly three decades, reaching a level that is 15 percent higher than in 1990. As the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) emphasizes, the disconnect between an intensifying climate crisis and stalled international negotiations has never been greater.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Building global climate ambition

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At no other time has a global deal on climate change looked more likely than it does today. In October, EU leaders agreed on ambitious climate and energy targets for 2030, including a binding domestic greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of at least 40 percent.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Carbon mitigation or climate catastrophe

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Last September, the United Nations reflected the growing anxieties of the world by sponsoring the leaders’ summit on climate change, the central issue of human survival in the 21st century.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

More needed to reduce climate change risks and impacts

The first anniversary of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) reminds us that the Philippines is already suffering from the effects of climate change.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Climate hope

The joint announcement in Beijing by US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the first time ever that the world’s two largest emitters of greenhouse gases have agreed on a specific timetable for cutting down on those emissions.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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