United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

 
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The IPCC’s latest climate report on 1.5°C holds implications for African countries
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is the United Nations-backed body of scientists reviewing climate science, released a special...
Trump doesn’t change Africa’s climate change calculus
Trump doesn’t change Africa’s climate change calculus
Africans and people from many other poorer nations will die because of United States President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris...
UN climate official resigns over sexual harassment claims
UN climate official resigns over sexual harassment claims
The head of the United Nations's climate science panel, Rajendra Pachauri, has stepped down, amid claims that he sexually harassed a subordinate,...
UN off base on climate change
UN off base on climate change
In the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference just completed in Bonn, Germany, the underlying assumption was the...
Green power to overtake dirty energy
Green power to overtake dirty energy
Renewable energy could account for almost 80% of the world's energy supply within four decades -- but only if governments pursue the policies...
Independent body to review controversial UN climate panel
Independent body to review controversial UN climate panel
A respected international scientific body will review the United Nations's Nobel prize-winning climate panel, under fire for errors in a key report...
Al Gore takes aim at climate-change sceptics
Al Gore takes aim at climate-change sceptics
Former United States vice-president Al Gore has taken aim at sceptics who doubt the reality of human-caused climate change, saying he wished it...
UN defends climate panel after Himalaya blunder
UN defends climate panel after Himalaya blunder
The United Nations on Friday defended its panel of climate scientists from criticisms that an error about the thaw of Himalayan glaciers undermined...
Gordon Brown attacks 'flat-earth' climate-change sceptics
Gordon Brown attacks 'flat-earth' climate-change sceptics
Gordon Brown on Friday led a chorus of condemnation against "flat-earth" climate change sceptics who have tried to derail the Copenhagen summit by...
Climate change already a reality in Africa
Climate change already a reality in Africa
From prolonged droughts to melting ice caps to heavy flooding and unpredictable weather patterns, climate change effects are already wrecking lives...
Global warming rigged? Here's the email I'd need to see
Global warming rigged? Here's the email I'd need to see
It's no use pretending this isn't a major blow. The emails extracted by a hacker from the climatic research unit at the University of East Anglia...
SA hopes for favourable deal at climate conference
SA hopes for favourable deal at climate conference
It was unrealistic for developing countries such as South Africa to commit to carbon emission targets, because of their economic status, said...

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