This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source. Video: What needs to happen to make the COP15 Global Biodiversity Framework a success? By Daisy Dunne, Orla Dwyer, Yanine Quiroz (Carbon Brief) In this video, 10 people – including activists, delegates and stakeholders – discuss what they believe needs to happen to make the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework a success. COP15: historic deal struck to halt biodiversity loss by 2030 By Patrick Greenfield and Phoebe Weston (The Guardian) Governments appear to have reached a once-in-a-decade agreement on a ’30 by 30’ target to halt the destruction of Earth’s ecosystems, but it seems to have been forced through by the Chinese president, ignoring the objections of some African states. How to achieve a just transition for fossil fuel workers By Oliver Gordon (Energy Monitor) The energy transition threatens to leave the world’s 32 million fossil fuel workers out in the cold, but there are examples of how to integrate them into tomorrow's workforce. European Union reaches deal on critical climate policy after marathon talks By Federica Di Sario (Politico) The agreement is crucial to the bloc meeting its target of cutting CO2 emissions by 55 percent by the end of the decade. Climate goal of 1.5C is ‘gasping for breath’, says UN Secretary General By Damian Carrington (The Guardian) The goal of limiting global heating to 1.5C is “gasping for breath”, the UN secretary general has said as he announced a “climate ambition summit” for September. About the Digest: Articles included here are selected from several organizations which consolidate climate change related news from many sources around the world. These organizations include Carbon Brief and Inside Climate News. Accessing the full articles from the links provided here may sometimes not be possible due to access restrictions of the originating publications.
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