We will be posting the latest reports, news and goings-on related to climate change and the G20, so check back here often in the run-up and during the G20 Summit being held November 15 and 16 in Antalya, Turkey.
By Fran Dinshaw, National Observer: People in the heart of Turkey’s coal country are demanding a fossil fuel-free future as the G20 summit gets underway in Antalya. Residents of the coal city of Zonguldak and the surrounding region are protesting against the high levels of local air pollution and resulting ill effects on human health
Climate Central/Reuters: The G20 countries spend almost four times as much to prop up fossil fuel production as they do to subsidize renewable energy, calling into question their commitment to halting climate change, a think tank said. The G20 spent an average $78 billion on national subsidies delivered through direct spending and tax breaks in
AFP: ANTALYA — Leaders of the world’s top economies vowed to seek a deal to stave off catastrophic global warming at the upcoming UN conference in Paris, according to a draft statement drawn up Monday, November 16, at a summit in Turkey. Negotiators at the Group of 20 summit haggled through the night on the
The Straits Times: ANTALYA, Turkey (AFP) – Leaders of the world’s top economies on Monday (Nov 16) vowed to seek a deal to curb climate change at an upcoming UN conference in Paris, according to a draft statement drawn up in tough, all-night talks. Negotiators at a Group of 20 summit in Turkey haggled into
Turkey: 16 November, 2015: Turkish civil society and climate groups from across Turkey and the world have responded to today’s G20 Leaders Communiqué with a mix of shock and disappointment. “Coming right before the Paris Climate Summit, the G20 was an opportunity for Heads of State from a range of countries to show their commitment