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Combating climate change could boost G20 economies, OECD says

By : SustainabilityO..., May 24, 2017

Tackling climate change could boost the world's 20 biggest economies by nearly 5 percent in 2050, compared to a continuation of current policies, the Paris-based OECD said on Tuesday....

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US ‘forces G20 to drop any mention of climate change’

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

Financial officials from the world’s biggest economies have dropped from a joint statement any mention of financing action on climate change, reportedly following pressure from the US and Saudi...

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UN climate conference to conclude with a resolve to raise ambition of emission cut

By : SustainabilityO..., Nov 18, 2016


Amid reports that six G20 nations - Argentina, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States - have failed to take action in line with their Paris Agreement pledges, the...

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Subject Tags: climate change , COP 22 , G20

Opposed by India, G20 skips climate change deadline

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 6, 2016

US-China pressure notwithstanding, the final G20 communique has skipped mentioning a December 2016 deadline for its 20 member countries to ratify the Paris Agreement. It has also avoided...

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Subject Tags: climate change , G20

Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 5, 2016

The United States and China, the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, have announced they will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement in a move campaigners immediately...

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G20 summit: India to oppose China, US proposals

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 2, 2016

INDIA will oppose two key proposals — one from the G20 Summit host China on setting up a research centre for information on corrupt persons and another from the United States on specifying a...

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