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Oxfam Australia calls for stronger climate action amid GDP risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... haven't seen developed countries engaging meaningfully within the [United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] UNFCCC space," she said. "We need to start to see the dial turn on finance. You're starting to see it on emissions reductions ...

Australia, EU Free Trade Agreement includes SDGs, climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019  |  NEWS
... commitments will not "prejudice" agreements made in other fora, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - ie, the Paris Agreement and subsequent commitments. "The thing with the EU introducing Paris Agreement provisions to the ...

Australian cities disclose emissions data to CDP cities program

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2016  |  NEWS
... Climate Change Agreement and work to implement it in full,' said Patricia Espinosa, the new Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC. 'On NAZCA, the UNFCCC's online climate action portal, many cities have registered their climate action pledges and are blazing ...

Mercer speaks on managing future risks, climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2015  |  NEWS
... sector - companies and investors. This has happened over the last year or two, in part driven by the COP process and the UNFCCC. Government can't get us there on their own - we need companies and investors to a.) understand, or have a better understanding ...

Experts warn of trustees' climate change litigation risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2015  |  NEWS
... expected to understand that it's an issue - and one that is only going to receive greater prominence in the lead up to the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Paris this December. It doesn't mean they have to be an expert on the topic, but to know it's ...

Catholic Super makes case for global climate policies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 SEP 2014  |  NEWS
... Nuttall (moderator), head of communications and outreach and spokesperson for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); Georg Kell, executive director of the UN Global Compact; Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil; Jose Manuel Entrecanales CEO of ...

United Nations recognition for Pollinate Energy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 NOV 2013  |  NEWS
... hope, demonstrating what happens when innovation and passion come together to address the biggest challenge of our time," UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres said in a statement. "There are thousands of examples of people taking action to ...

Climate change realities necessitate superannuation response

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2012  |  NEWS
... far out front." Hueston noted that despite the failure of the 2009 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference in Copenhagen to reach an international agreement on addressing climate change, governments made pledges and ...

Durban agreements to impact Australia's ETS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 DEC 2011  |  NEWS
... comprehensive treaty, the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) did result in extensions to programs that generate carbon offset credits and in an agreement on the design and function ...

ICMM releases climate change policy paper

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2011  |  NEWS
... developed its climate change policy in 2006 for use as input in the 2009 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference in Copenhagen. Post-Copenhagen, the likelihood of achieving a global agreement on climate change seems ...
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