Benjamin Legendre
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ICC prosecutor wants court to try 'environmental crimes'
by Benjamin Legendre - February 8, 2024 - 8:14am
Karim Khan said chemical attacks or assaults on nuclear plants could come under the existing terms of offenses the court is authorized to prosecute: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity or crimes of ag...
2023 to be hottest year on record after 'extraordinary' November
by Benjamin Legendre - December 6, 2023 - 2:31pm
This year will be the hottest in recorded history after an "extraordinary" November became the sixth record-breaking month in a row, Europe's climate monitor said Wednesday, piling pressure on the COP28 talks to...
COP28 president 'cautiously optimistic' on success of key climate conference
by Benjamin Legendre - November 27, 2023 - 4:27pm
The UAE's Sultan Al Jaber, the president of the forthcoming UN climate conference in Dubai, is "cautiously optimistic" that the pivotal talks will be successful, he told AFP in an interview on Saturday.
The four battles to follow during COP28
by Benjamin Legendre - November 2, 2023 - 3:09pm
Reduce emissions, eliminate fossil fuels, supply developing nations with the means for a just energy transition... Here's a look at four highly contested issues of this year's COP28 climate negotiations in Dub...
Climate change, El Niño drive hottest June on record
by Benjamin Legendre - July 6, 2023 - 4:49pm
The world saw its hottest June on record last month, the EU's climate monitoring service said Thursday, as climate change and the El Nino weather pattern looked likely to drive another scorching northern...
UN aims to deliver draft plastics treaty by year's end
by Benjamin Legendre - June 3, 2023 - 9:27am
The world should see the first draft of a highly anticipated and much needed international treaty to combat plastic pollution by the end of November, 175 nations gathered in Paris decided Monday after five...
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