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Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres: Slower economic growth from Coronavirus ‘may be good for climate’ – ‘There is less trade, less travel, less commerce’ —

Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has declared that the coronavirus “may be good for climate” since it may cause a global recession and thus lower emissions. Figures, who was a key figure crafting the 2015 UN Paris climate pact, also warned that the world should expect more disease outbreaks “if we continue to deny,…

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Christiana Figueres: Heavy Industry Dragging Down Green Progress — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Paris Agreement Architect and Former UNFCCC head Christiana Figueres is disappointed at the ongoing failure of heavy industry to reduce their dependency on vast amounts of reliable energy. INTERVIEW-Dirty industry undermines push to curb global warming – ex-UN climate chief by Sophie Hares | @SophieHares | Thomson Reuters Foundation Friday, […]

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Paris Agreement Architect Calls the End of Coal – in the Middle of a Coal Rush — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Former UNFCCC secretary Christiana Figueres, architect of the Paris Agreement, has called Australia’s planned giant new coal mine a “Kodak moment”, a doomed investment in a superseded technology, right in the middle of an unprecedented global rush to new coal capacity. The ‘Kodak moment’ for coal, and why the Adani […]

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Exclusive Video: Fmr. UN Climate Chief tries to laugh off her call for UN ‘centralized transformation’ —

Exclusive Interview BONN, Germany — Climate Depot’s Marc Morano conducted an exclusive sidewalk interview with former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres as she was getting into a taxi during the UN climate summit in Bonn Germany on November 13, 2017. Morano asked her about her message to President Trump and her own calls for a UN…

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Fmr. UN climate chief Christina Figueres to Vatican – ‘We need to be clear that Fossil Fuels Kill’

Marie Venner | Mar. 14, 2017Eco Catholic 4 PrintemailPDF VATICAN CITY In late January, I had the opportunity to attend a small conference at the Pontifical Lateran University on Catholic actions, financial and otherwise, to resolve the climate crisis. The tagline for the Jan. 27 conference — titled “Laudato Si’ & Catholic Investing: Clean Energy…

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