Climate change policy
An Extra Half Degree of Global Warming Could Displace 5 Million People
A half-degree increase in the planet's average temperature may not seem significant, but new research suggests the increment could be the difference between 5 million people having a home or not, according to News Agency UPI.
Bulgarian Minister for the Presidency Lilyana Pavlova signs key EU legislation to ensure its timely entry into force
Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, and Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, today signed four key pieces of EU legislation to make possible its timely entry into force.
German automakers 'biggest spenders on electric cars'
Germany's massive car industry is the biggest investor worldwide in electric vehicles, a study published on March 12 found, as it scrambles under increasing pressure to adopt low-emissions technology.
Working towards climate-smart development
Climate change is taking place, and in many parts of the world at a pace that contributes to more frequent and intense extreme weather phenomena. The way we organize our society, and make use of natural resources, affects the earth's ecosystems.
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Dangerous Climate Change is the Greatest Risk to the World in 2018
Dangerous climate change and natural disasters are the most likely global risks in 2018, according to a study by the World Economic Forum, quoted by CNBC.
Nearly 1000 specialists have been interviewed for their projections for the current year. The listed risks are from different spheres - economic, environmental, geopolitical, social and technological.
Big investors press major companies to step up climate action
More than 200 institutional investors with $26 trillion in assets under management said on Dec. 12 they would step up pressure on the world’s biggest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to combat climate change.
2 Years After Paris, the One Planet Summit Aims to Galvanize New Action on Climate Change
On 12 December 2017, the anniversary of the adoption of the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the world is meeting again in the French capital with the goal of fast forwarding action on climate change.
Head of State Will Take Part in the Summit "One planet", Dedicated to Climate Change
Head of State Rumen Radev will take part in the summit "One planet", dedicated to climate change, which will be held on December 12 in Paris, reported BGNES.
The Bulgarian President will present our country to the high-level forum at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
Small Steps Forward as UN Climate Talks End in Bonn
UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved, reported BBC.
Delegates say they are pleased that the rulebook for the Paris climate agreement is finally coming together.
But these technical discussions took place against the backdrop of a larger battle about coal, oil and gas.
15,000 researchers issue doomsday warning: Time is running out
More than 15,000 researchers from around the world have signed an update to a 1992 'doomsday' document, warning that "time is running out" in the battle to sustain the future health of the planet.