20 November 2019


How the fossil fuel "production gap" hinders climate goals (8)
The new Production Gap Report - produced by SEI, IISD, ODI, CICERO, Climate Analytics and the UN Environment Programme - shows that the world is on track to produce 120% more fossil fuels than can be burned under 1.5°C warming. Photo: Sebastian Sander / EyeEm / Getty Images The world is awash in fossil fuels.
Fossil fuel polluters from U.S. to China far off climate targets - U.N (4)
Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019 1:36 PM MYT By Nina Chestney FILE PHOTO: Activists of the environmental organisation Greenpeace project a slogan that reads "No Future in Fossil Fuels" on the cooling tower of RWE coal power plant, one of Europe's biggest electricity companies in Neurath, north-west of Cologne, Germany, November 10, 2017.
Biegun Says Would Support Designating Russia, China Over North Korea Sanctions Violations (3)
© AP Photo / Jonathan Ernst 19:56 20.11.2019 Subscribe WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Deputy Secretary of State nominee Stephen Biegun said during his nomination hearing on Wednesday he would support designations against Russia and China over violations of sanctions against North Korea. When asked whether the United States should continue its efforts to sanction third parties in Russia, China and beyond over violations of North Korea sanctions, Biegun stated, "We do."
Direct flights between Stockholm and Tokyo to launch next year (2)
19 November 2019 07:24 CET+01:00 Visitors to the Senso-ji temple in Tokyo's Asakusa district. Photo: J'er'emy Stenuit/Unsplash TT/The Local 19 November 2019 From 2020, it will be possible to fly direct between Stockholm's Arlanda airport and Tokyo for the first time in decades. Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) will start a direct route between the Swedish and Japanese capitals next summer. "The new direct route is desired by Swedish export companies and will
Fossil fuel output to greatly exceed Paris climate pledges (3)
Production of coal, oil and gas is set to outstrip carbon budgets required to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius. There's a huge gulf between ambition and reality. The world is on track to produce far more fossil fuels than permissible to meet its target of limiting global warming to at most 2 degrees Celsisus, and ideally 1.5 degrees C. That's the conclusion of the Production Gap Report, created from leading
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