This week in climate news - 26 July 2015

The most popular articles from the past week.

At Vatican conference, world mayors urge action on climate change

Mayors and governors from major world cities on Tuesday will urge global leaders to take bold action at this year's U.N. climate change summit, saying it may be the last chance to tackle human-induced global warming. »
21 July 2015, 17:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Act on climate change now, top British institutions tell governments

Joint letter by 24 scientific, medical and engineering bodies say mitigation will also bring economic and health benefits An unprecedented coalition of the UK’s most eminent scientific, medical and engineering bodies says immediate action must be taken by governments to avert the worst impacts of climate change. »
21 July 2015, 04:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Natural disasters forced 20 million from their homes in 2014: report

Nearly 20 million people were forced to flee their homes due to floods, storms and earthquakes last year, a problem likely to worsen due to climate change, but which could be eased by better construction, a report said on Monday. »
20 July 2015, 19:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Ministers in Paris to boost flagging climate talks

Foreign and environment ministers and other high-level officials from 45 countries are set to gather in Paris Monday seeking to re-energise climate talks mired in technical details and political squabbling. »
20 July 2015, 12:10 - timesofindia - Search similar - Email

Mayor Bill de Blasio pledges to cut New York carbon emissions by 40% by 2030

De Blasio among several US mayors at Vatican climate change summitMayor says papal encyclical ‘is not a call to arms, it is a call to sanity’ Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, has pledged to reduce his city’s carbon footprint by 40% by 2030 in a speech in which he praised Pope Francis – who he called the “highest moral authority” – for calling on the world to take bold... »
21 July 2015, 20:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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