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The Cost of Curbing Climate Change

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: US News & World Report - On average, every ton of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere imposes damages equal to about $40.

Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation News - Villagers make money by selling carbon credits they earn for not cutting down trees, but most buyers are foreign companies and Zimbabwean companies show little interest

Paris Agreement is the main message

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - WHEN the Conference of the Parties meet for the 23rd time in Bonn in November, the chairperson of the event, Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, will push for the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Buhari ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian (Nigeria) - Nigeria has become the latest country to ratify the Paris Climate agreement, which aims to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change by cutting carbon emissions.

UK breaks solar energy record on sunny March weekend

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Amount of electricity demanded by homes and businesses one afternoon was lower than it was during night for first time ever

Only Sweden, Germany and France among EU are pursuing Paris climate goals, says study

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - UK ranks fifth in table assessing EU actions to cut carbon emissions by 40%, with most countries gaining wiggle room via loopholes

California, NY vow to fill climate-change void left by Trump

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - The governors of California and New York said Tuesday that they will push ahead with their aggressive climate change policies despite President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to boost the coal industry.

China Poised for Leadership on Climate Change After U.S. Reversal

29. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: National Geographic - President Trump’s executive order to dismantle Obama-era climate policy is unlikely to stall global momentum on the issue, as China’s growing role comes into focus.

Kofi Annan: lutter contre le changement climatique, même sans les Etats-Unis

29. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: RTL.be - Le reste du monde poursuivra l'élan donné à Paris à la lutte contre le changement climatique, même si les Etats-Unis de Donald Trump devaient se mettre en retrait, a estimé l'ancien secrétaire général de l'ONU Kofi Annan, invité mardi à Bruxelles.

« Les migrations liées aux aléas climatiques sont de courte distance et de courte durée »

29. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Le Monde Afrique - Le démographe de l’INED Chris Beauchemin réfute le lien entre famine et départ migratoire vers l’Europe, au regard de l’histoire récente de l’Afrique.

Understanding climate change for enhanced reporting

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Fiji Times - STRENGTHENING relations and networks and getting a better understanding from climate change stakeholders can to an enhanced reporting, which results in a well-informed public.

Renewables are the way forward for the UAE to cut emissions

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The National - The UAE has ambitious plans in place to cut emissions and increase the amount of energy it generates from clean sources as the threats from climate change grow.

Are policy makers ready to prioritise climate resilience for the poorest?

28. March 2017 - 15:54
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Climate change: ‘human fingerprint’ found on global extreme weather

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - Global warming makes temperature patterns that cause heatwaves, droughts and floods across Europe, north America and Asia more likely, scientists find

Top US coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring mining jobs back'

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - The founder and chief executive of Murray Energy supports Donald Trump’s move to roll back Obama’s clean power plan but cautions the president to go easy on talk of a jobs revival

A building boom and climate change create an even hotter, drier Phoenix

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: LA Times - This sprawling metropolis morphed in a matter of decades from a scorching desert outpost into one of the largest cities in the nation.

Poor farmers – unlike rich - face uphill battle with Pakistan’s climate extremes

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Since his father died in 2011, Moeez Assadullah has been looking after his family’s farm alone.

A new report summarizes how climate change is affecting the water cycle in Germany

28. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Phys.org - Climate change not only involves rising temperatures – it also causes changes in the hydrological balance.

Earth Hour: When lights were turned off around the world

27. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories took part in the annual bid to highlight global warming caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas to drive cars and power plants.

Iconic Jamaican beach vanishing as pollution, climate change take a toll

27. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Hellshire Beach, one of Jamaica’s cultural icons, has appeared in countless documentaries, movies and travelogues about the island nation. The strip of sand, a half-hour drive from the capital and backed by seafood restaurants, is a weekend favorite for Kingstonians, a place to kick back and “lyme” – the local term for “chill”.

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