The planet has already warmed 1°C from the pre-industrial period. But the question many people still ask is why does it matter? Isn’t 1 degree just small a number to … Continue reading Why even 1°C of global warming matters
Manila, Philippines — Ministers of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), a group of developing countries susceptible to the negative effects of climate change, addressed the Philippine Senate on August 16 … Continue reading PH, other vulnerable countries to pursue 1.5-degree climate goal
Given the overwhelming and seemingly almost uncontrollable amount of greenhouse gases pouring into the world’s atmosphere, it is starting to seem impossible to meet the 1.5C rise limit in temperatures … Continue reading Global Climate Change: Impossible Goals?
BONN, Germany – The Philippines announced on Wednesday, May 18, during the third day of climate negotiations that it will review and revise its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to align … Continue reading PH to revise UN climate pledges to align with 1.5-degree target
BONN, Germany – The climate intersessional negotiations began on May 16 as countries prepare for the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) in Marrakech, Morocco in November. During the plenary early … Continue reading Post Paris: PHL, other countries call for higher ambition for planet
Some 140 countries are now supporting the call for a more ambitious global warming target of 1.5°C from pre-industrial times. In an unprecedented move, Canada and Australia have now voiced … Continue reading More countries rally behind 1.5°C climate target
PARIS – The developing and least developed nations are fighting for their right to life with a new global warming ceiling target of 1.5 degrees Celsius. In the Climate Vulnerable … Continue reading 1.5 to stay alive