Archiv: 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)


17.07.2021 - 18:10 [ Tagesschau.de ]

„Fit for 55“-Paket: Wie die EU-Klimaziele erreicht werden sollen

(14.07.2021)

Von Jakob Mayr, ARD-Studio Brüssel

Das Podium war voll, und es gab nicht genügend Stehpulte für alle Anwesenden: Gleich fünf EU-Kommissarinnen und -Kommissare erschienen mit Kommissionspräsidentin Ursula von der Leyen und ihrem zuständigen Stellvertreter Frans Timmermans, um das Maßnahmenpaket „Fit for 55“ vorzustellen. Schließlich betreffen die Vorschläge unterschiedliche Bereiche der Lebens- und Wirtschaftsweise von 450 Millionen Menschen in Europa.

17.07.2021 - 17:54 [ New York Times ]

‘It Is All Connected’: Extreme Weather in the Age of Climate Change

(today)

The question is, how much did climate change affect this specific storm and the resulting floods?

A complete answer will have to await analyses, almost certain to be undertaken given the magnitude of the disaster, that will seek to learn if climate change made this storm more likely, and if so, by how much.

But for many scientists the trend is clear. “The answer is yes — all major weather these days is being affected by the changes in climate,” said Donald J. Wuebbles, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Illinois.

15.07.2021 - 06:18 [ ZDF ]

Neuer EU-Klimaschutzplan : Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung

20 Jahre zu spät, aber jetzt passiert es: Europa soll klimaneutral werden. Erster Schritt: 55 Prozent weniger Treibhausgase bis 2030. Ein Kommentar.

12.01.2021 - 12:13 [ PBS.org ]

Leaders at One Planet summit focus on protecting biodiversity

(11.01.2020)

The one-day summit will focus on four major topics: protecting terrestrial and marine ecosystems; promoting agroecology, a more sustainable way to grow food; increasing funding to protect biodiversity; and identifying links between deforestation and the health of humans and animals.

About 30 leaders, government officials and heads of international organizations were to attend, including U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. China will be represented by Vice Premier Han Zheng.