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Megan Rowling

UPDATE 1-Where is the money? Climate finance shortfall threatens global warming goals

Sep 17 2021

* Rich nations under pressure to deliver unmet $100-billion pledge

ANALYSIS-Where is the money? Climate finance shortfall threatens global warming goals

Sep 16 2021

* Rich nations under pressure to deliver unmet $100-billion pledge

COP26 summit urged to prioritise adaptation as 'climate emergency' surges

Sep 06 2021

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the heels of last month's warning from the U.N. climate science panel that extreme weather and rising seas are hitting faster than expected, leaders called on Monday for more money and political will to help people adapt to the new reality.

UPDATE 1-Global South climate activists doubt COP26 participation over vaccine delay

Sep 01 2021

* UK offer to vaccinate COP26 delegates has yet to be implemented

Global South climate activists doubt COP26 participation over vaccine delay

Sep 01 2021

* UK offer to vaccinate COP26 delegates has yet to be implemented

Analysis-U.N. climate report depicts fast-warming world where 'nobody is safe'

Aug 09 2021

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A flagship U.N. science report on Monday showed no one is safe from the accelerating effects of climate change and there is an urgent need to prepare and protect people as extreme weather and rising seas hit harder than predicted.

U.S. envoy Kerry says Biden committed to meeting climate finance goal

Jul 20 2021

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. President Joe Biden is committed to ensuring rich countries will deliver a promised $100 billion a year in climate finance to help poorer nations adopt clean energy and adapt to a warmer planet, his special climate envoy said on Tuesday.

Developing nations, UN seek clear plan for promised climate finance

Jul 08 2021

DHAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pressure is growing on rich countries to set out exactly how they will deliver a promised $100 billion a year in funding to help poorer nations tackle climate change, with the U.N. chief and Britain on Thursday calling for a clear plan.

Boost to clean energy investment could drive 10 million new green jobs

Jul 06 2021

BARCELONA, July 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From offshore wind farms in Britain to floating solar power plants in Vietnam, about 13,000 renewable energy projects in nearly 50 countries are waiting for finance - and could create up to 10 million green jobs, consultancy EY-Parthenon said on Wednesday.

As some farmers hit climate limits, bolder steps needed to survive

Jun 23 2021

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmers in Ethiopia are moving maize and teff fields to higher ground as temperatures rise, while in Bangladesh rice is being swapped for fish ponds in coastal areas where encroaching seas have turned water and soils salty.

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