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Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres honored for UN climate work
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Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres honored for UN climate work

Jill Replogle - December 17, 2015

Costa Rican Christiana Figueres was awarded the Medal of Paris on Wednesday for helping broker the historic, 195-nation deal to avert climate change that was sealed in the French capital…

Anatomy of a deal: How the Paris climate accord was won — and nearly lost
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Anatomy of a deal: How the Paris climate accord was won — and nearly lost

Joby Warrick | The Washington Post - December 14, 2015

PARIS - The proposed accord was just hours from a final vote when the glitch was spotted. Someone had changed a single word in the draft text…

Costa Rica to sign ‘Under 2’ climate change pledge
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Costa Rica to sign ‘Under 2’ climate change pledge

Zach Dyer - December 2, 2015

Costa Rica became a darling of environmentalists when it announced in 2008 its goal of becoming the world’s first carbon neutral country by 2021. Despite seeming to back…

Costa Rica backs away from 2021 carbon neutrality goal
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Costa Rica backs away from 2021 carbon neutrality goal

Zach Dyer - November 30, 2015

Costa Rica appears to be distancing itself from an ambitious goal to become the world’s first carbon neutral country by 2021, according to a statement from Casa…

51 countries just released their climate plans – and they’re still not strong enough
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51 countries just released their climate plans – and they’re still not strong enough

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - October 3, 2015

When it comes to slowing climate change, it takes more than a village. On Wednesday and Thursday, 51 countries filed their climate action plans with the United…

World failing to meet emissions level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts say
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World failing to meet emissions level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts say

Mariette Le Roux and Marlowe Hood | AFP - September 2, 2015

BONN, Germany -- Inadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be "far above" the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned…

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