Croatia's lawmakers on Friday unanimously voted for the ratification of the Paris Agreement, a treaty within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation and climate change responses.
US President Donald Trump's "ill-considered" comments about expanding the US nuclear arsenal are among the reasons a group of nuclear scientists on Thursday moved their symbolic doomsday clock 30 seconds closer to midnight.
The Croatian Minister of Environment and Nature Protection, Slaven Dobrovic, said at a meeting of the EU Environment Council in Brussels on Friday that Croatia fully supported the Paris agreement on climate change and had begun preparations for its ratification.
Countries will need to double or triple their commitments made under the Paris Climate Agreement to keep the global temperature increase under the target 2 degrees Celsius, leading climate scientists said Thursday.
All members of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies are expected to join the first universal action plan to mitigate the impacts of climate change, according to a late draft of the G20 summit communique seen by dpa on Sunday.
Countries should quickly make the final push towards a new pact on curbing the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a set of chemicals that have a strong global warming effect, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday in Vienna.
The European Commission said Monday that it would offer 414 million euros (464.5 million dollars) for countries hit by the El Nino weather phenomenon, which is wreaking havoc with food production in parts of Africa and other developing regions.
Croatia recognises the importance of the Paris Agreement and is actively engaged in the document's preparation and adoption, President Grabar-Kitarovic was quoited as saying, according to a press release issued by her office.
A record 175 countries signed the Paris climate agreement during a ceremony Friday at United Nations headquarters, marking the largest number of nations ever signing an international agreement in a single day.
At least 171 countries began signing the Paris climate agreement during a ceremony at United Nations headquarters on Friday, marking the largest number of nations ever signing an international agreement in a single day.
A record 171 countries are set sign the Paris climate agreement on Friday marking the largest number of countries ever signing an international agreement in a single day, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.
Nine central and eastern EU countries are holding back progress on the bloc's climate change ambitions by failing to invest funding from Brussels in green energy sources, according to a study published Tuesday.