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Germany’s G-20 Presidency May Prevent Backsliding on Climate Actions

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED about Germany’s G-20 Presidency May Prevent Backsliding on Climate Actions

Originally published on Center for American Progress

By Gwynne Taraska, Pete Ogden, Nancy Alexander, and Howard Marano

This column previews a forthcoming report from the Center for American Progress and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung North America.

To date, 17 countries of the G-20—which account for 67 percent of global greenhouse gas pollution—have officially joined the Paris Agreement, bringing it into effect far sooner than anyone expected. If these countries follow through with their commitments to reduce emissions, it will represent unprecedented progress in the global effort to curb climate change.

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Canada, Mexico & the US Formulate Climate Strategies

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED: As their nation’s leaders prepare for the for the North American Leaders’ Summit, 6 NGOs in Canada, Mexico & the US Formulate Climate Strategies

Originally Published on the Pembina Institute

TORONTO – More than ever before, the United States, Mexico, and Canada are politically aligned on the topic of climate change. This alignment creates a unique opportunity for the three countries to launch a coordinated climate strategy to propel the shift to clean energy across the continent.

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The Geopolitics of Climate Change

The Geopolitics of Climate Change have changed. China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, and Mexico are now among the 10 largest emitters of greenhouse gases

Originally Published on Center For American Progress 

By Gwynne Taraska | Friday, October 2, 2015

The geopolitics of climate change is shifting. As a recent series of climate pledges from developing countries has clearly demonstrated, climate action is no longer in the purview of developed countries alone.

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