COP21: Selected Media Coverage

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and its New Climate Economy project had one of the best months for pressing the momentum for a low-carbon future to media outlets around the world. This is thanks to the worldwide attention on COP21. Altogether, our coverage generated over 3,500 media articles in over 68 countries. Here are the highlights by country or region.

United Kingdom

BBC World Service - Climate Countdown: Big Business in Debate with Activists and Stakeholders

The Financial Times (US and Europe print editions), Cut Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Benefit Both Rich and Poor, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The Economist - Latin America Economies Should Show Leadership on Climate Negotiations, Felipe Calderón and Ricardo Lagos

Reuters - A La Carte Action on Climate Change, Bruce Wallace

The Guardian - Felipe Calderón: Developing Countries Should Not be Seen as Single Bloc at Climate Talks, Fiona Harvey

The Economist - Local Policies Can Combat Emissions Where International Ones Fall Short

Climate TV - Tackling Climate Change Doesn’t Mean Sacrificing Economic Growth: Felipe Calderón

 

United States

USA Today (print edition) A low-carbon future, Felipe Caldeón

CNN International - Climate Change Deal Delayed in Paris

Associated Press – The latest: France: Final Climate Text Expected Within Hours

The Huffington Post - For Mayors, the “Road to Paris” began more than a decade ago, Eduardo Paes

Wired - At Paris Climate Talks, Negotiators Agree to Save the World, Nick Stockton

National Geographic Historic New Climate Deal: Surprises, Snubs, and What it Really Means, Craig Welch

 

France

AFP After Paris: Now what for world climate?, Mariette Le Roux

AFP - Lutter contre le réchauffement: Les forêts et l'agriculture, leviers puissants

 

India

The Indian Express - In Paris, A Chance to Lead, Naina Lal Kidwai

The Economic Times – Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris Climate Talks

Deccan Chronicle - Pollution Vs. Development, CB Ramkumar

 

Africa

The Nation Nigeria needs off-grid solution to power problems – Okonjo- Iweala, Seun Akioye

The Nigerian Voice - Shaping Global and National Economies to Better Respond to Climate Challenges in Landscape, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Architect Africa - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Just Said Africa Can Lead On Climate Change. Here’s how.

News Express Okonjo-Iweala suggests ways to meet climate change challenges

African Development Bank Green growth can turn Africa’s problems into opportunities, experts say

 

Spain and Latin America

El País - Felipe Calderón: “Es absurdo que se siga subsidiando la explotación petrolera,” Manuel Planelles

EFE - Así se forjó el acuerdo climático de París

EFE - El “”crecimiento verde”: ¿ilusión o realidad?

Enfoque - Focus 1st Edition

 

Germany

DPA - Talks and patience frayed at climate summit, but hopes remain high, Jessica Camille Aguirre

DPA - US congressional panel fires salvo on Paris climate talks, Pat Reber

 

Netherlands

Het Financieele Dagblad Bedrijven moeten in Parijs een verschil kunnen maken, Paul Polman

 

Canada

The Globe and Mail - Negotiators toil past deadline to forge historic climate deal, Eric Reguly and Shawn McCarthy

Le Devoir - Quel avenir pour la croissance économique?

 

Turkey

Hurriyet Daily News - Reinforce climate protection, create jobs, and improve competitiveness