Tackling climate change is ‘global responsibility of our time,’ dominica foreign minister tells un assembly un photo/cia pak foreign minister francine baron of the commonwealth of dominica addresses the seventy-third session of the united nations general assembly. Tackling climate change to be key talking point at un summit superstorms and a year-end deadline to firm up the paris climate deal makes combating climate change a key issue at this year's un. Tackling climate change when trump won’t talk about it illustration: rebecca zisser / axios president trump and his administration have gone to extreme lengths to wipe climate change from the us federal government’s lexicon and question whether it’s a real issue at all. For climate change, 2016 was a milestone year in november, the paris agreement entered into force and representatives of 195 countries discussed topics ranging from ways to cut industrial pollution to adapting coastlines to rising seas levels at the unfccc conference of the parties in marrakesh, morocco.
Tackling climate change is too big an issue: hewson after a deplorable week in canberra – the consequences of which will be felt for years if not decades – past liberal leader john hewson affirmed that climate policy stands at the centre of the deep political malaise. Tackling climate change it is an issue that requires solutions that need to be coordinated at the international level and it requires international cooperation to help developing countries. Maurice strong: godfather of climate change issues ever since the man credited to be the godfather of the global climate change issues, maurice strong, founding director of united nations environment programme or unep, started to talk about these issues in early 1970s, it became the hot topic at many international forums. Political agency: the key to tackling climate change karen o'brien department of sociology and human geography, university of oslo, 0317 oslo, norway the key to tackling climate change by karen o'brien science 04 dec 2015: vol 354, issue 6318 feature some like it hot.
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