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Paris Agreement Archive

EU (and others) will ratify Paris deal this week

3 Oct 16 - EU ministers this week are expected to ratify the Paris Agreement, along with India and Cananda, meaning enough countries will have signed up for the deal to come into legal force.

Russia in the slow lane on road to Paris

29 Sep 16 - What’s holding Russia back from ratifying the Paris climate agreement?

Poland threatens EU plan to ratify pact

29 Sep 16 - Poland has demanded the EU protect its plans to build new coal-fired power plants if it wants fast-track its ratification of the Paris climate agreement.

IPCC chair: We can meet 2deg target if we act fast

Hoesung Lee

28 Sep 16 - INTERVIEW: Hoesung Lee was elected chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just one month before the landmark Paris climate talks of 2015.

Mali boosts Paris numbers

28 Sep 16 - Mali is the latest country to ratify the Paris Agreement – bringing the total number of countries to have ratified to 61, together responsible for 47.79 per cent of global emissions.

PARIS PACT: Morganists say NZ must sell units

23 Sep 16 - The Government must cancel all surplus carbon units it’s sitting on in 2020 as part of ratifying the Paris Agreement, says the group that wrote the Climate Cheats report.

PARIS PACT: Farmers play it short and sweet

23 Sep 16 - Federated Farmers has surprisingly little to say about the Paris Agreement – and that’s possibly a good sign for the climate.

PARIS PACT: Gen Zero does the job for MPs

23 Sep 16 - A group of twenty-somethings has fronted up to hardened politicians and told them not to worry, they’re drafting a Zero Carbon Act for them.

Countries rush to ratify Paris Agreement

22 Sep 16 - A host of countries has ratified the Paris Agreement overnight, pushing the climate change treaty past one of the thresholds that need to be met to bring it into force.

Three ways Trump could abandon Paris pact

Donald Trump

20 Sep 16 - The possibility that a climate science denier could soon become America’s president is serving as an urgent motivator for diplomats in New York this week for United Nations meetings.

UN expects 20 nations to join pact this week

19 Sep 16 - At least 20 countries have indicated they will join the Paris climate change agreement at a United Nations event this week, raising hopes the deal will enter into force by the end of the year.

Brazil ratifies Paris Agreement (with promises)

14 Sep 16 - The Brazilian government has ratified its participation in the Paris Agreement on climate change, a significant step by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases that could spur other...

Amazon burns as Brazil signs Paris pledge

12 Sep 16 - Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, will this week sign up to the Paris Agreement on climate change by committing Brazil to a reduction of 37 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, and...

Paris pact submissions will be heard this month

9 Sep 16 - Submissions on New Zealand’s plans to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change will be heard in Wellington on September 22.

Here’s what China and US just committed to on climate

Barack Obama hands over climate documents to Ban Ki-moon

9 Sep 16 - The leaders of the US and China committed their nations to the fight against global warming last weekend when they handed arcane but momentous documents to the United Nation’s top official.

Paris pact signing could be only weeks away

6 Sep 16 - New Zealand is likely to ratify the Paris Agreement in the next couple of months, the Government says.

China, US show the way but others must follow

It's a deal ... Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping

5 Sep 16 - The decision by China and the US, the world’s two biggest greenhouse gas emitters, to ratify the landmark Paris accord on climate change heralds a new era of global cooperation on limiting emissions.

Ratification good news for carbon markets

5 Sep 16 - Ratification of the Paris Agreement by China and the United States is good news for the development of carbon markets, says the International Emissions Trading Association.

UN chief tolls bell for climate change sceptics

Ban Ki-moon

5 Sep 16 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that climate change scepticism is over, the day after the United States joined China to ratify the Paris agreement to curb climate-warming emissions.

Major nations not far off ratifying Paris pact

30 Aug 16 - The Bahamas is the latest country to ratify the Paris Agreement – and the United States, China and Brazil might not be far behind.

30 Aug 16  WHAT'S COOKING: Paris isn't the only game in town

29 Aug 16  So the Paris deal enters into force, then what?

23 Aug 16  Special report to scrutinise feasibility of 1.5deg

19 Aug 16  Paris Agreement set to become law this year

9 Aug 16  Global climate deal likely to enter into force this year

19 Jul 16  Philippines turns back on Paris Agreement

19 Jul 16  UK, Germany betraying Paris deal, says UN

15 Jul 16  Brexit will force EU to make deeper cuts

4 Jul 16  Paris pledges fall short on emissions

1 Jul 16  Paris targets aren’t enough, but we can close the gap

30 Jun 16  Moody's will use Paris to assess corporate risk

29 Jun 16  Paris climate deal approval on course

27 Jun 16  UK commitment to Paris agreement in doubt

20 Jun 16  Big players' threats might force NZ to sign early

17 Jun 16  UN says ratify; Government says not yet

16 Jun 16  Big banks still fund polluting industries

16 Jun 16  Hollande ratifies Paris climate deal for France

15 Jun 16  How low oil prices could weaken Paris pact

15 Jun 16  Paris agreement needs carbon prices to be coordinated

17 May 16  Fairness key as UN begins strengthening Paris deal

26 Apr 16  PARIS PACT: New Zealand's world, according to Bennett

26 Apr 16  PARIS PACT: What happens now

26 Apr 16  PARIS PACT: How should we compensate the poor countries?

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