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Christiana-Figueres-World faces decisive decade to fix global warming, former UN climate chief says

World faces ‘decisive decade’ to fix global warming, former UN climate chief says

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The 2020s are the decisive decade for the world to avert the worst impacts of climate change in a peaceful revolution that rejects the type of “short-sighted” pro-coal policies embraced by US President Donald Trump, a key architect of the Paris climate Agreement has said. Christiana Figueres, who headed the UN Climate Change secretariat from 2010 to 2016, urged governments, cities and citizens to halve world greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and cut emissions to net zero by 2050 to tackle what she called a “dire emergency”.

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Coronavirus: Global Rapid Rugby won't travel to China, Fiji to host

Coronavirus: Global Rapid Rugby won’t travel to China, Fiji to host

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No games will be played in China during the first season of Andrew Forrest's Global Rapid Rugby due to the coronavirus. Last month, the China...
Pacific COVID-19 Preparedness

Pacific steps up preparedness against COVID-19

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In the Pacific, countries are scaling up efforts to ensure that they are ready and equipped to rapidly detect and respond to the threat...
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi

Savali newspaper interview with Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi

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