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Posts Tagged / Environmental Crisis and Natural Disaster

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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North America

Paris Climate Talks Conclude With Landmark International Agreement

MICHEL MARTIN: And my thanks to Lynn Neary for sitting in for me last weekend. We begin today with news that negotiators in Paris have agreed to an ambitious, historic plan to curb global warming. The agreement is intended to fundamentally alter the way just about every country in the world uses energy, and it [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Statement on the Draft Climate Agreement at COP 21

LE BOURGET—The leadership of Interfaith Power & Light made the following statement from Paris on the release of the proposed final text of the Paris Agreement at COP 21: “The world witnessed a breakthrough in Paris today, with all countries acknowledging that climate change is a common concern of humankind requiring immediate action. The stated [...]

  • May 13 / 2008
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North America

International community has a responsibility to protect Myanmar; Canada, other nations should follow UN’s R2P mandate

Once again, the world is faced with the serious question of how far the international community should go in challenging the right of national sovereignty when a government denies its most basic responsibility to protect citizens faced with mass suffering and loss of life during a humanitarian catastrophe. There has been a long litany of [...]