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'Donald Trump forest' climate change project gains momentum

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC - A campaign to plant trees to compensate for the impact of President Trump's climate policies has 120,000 pledges.

Trump infrastructure push rolls back environmental rules

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back rules regarding environmental reviews and restrictions on government-funded building projects in flood-prone areas as part of his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix aging U.S. infrastructure.

China to launch carbon emissions market this year

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: China Daily - China's National Development and Reform Commission plans to establish a national carbon-trading system and launch a carbon emissions market this November, according to a report by Scientific American.

Methodist Church continues advocating on Climate Change

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - The Methodist Church of Fiji will reach out to the grassroots level to advocate and raise awareness on Climate Change.

Bolivia Announces Plan to Mitigate Climate Change

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Telesur - The new programs are part of a broader effort to prepare Bolivians for worsening climate conditions.

Journal on public health and the My Kana App launched

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fijivillage.com - The National Food and Nutrition Center has today launched their first journal on public health and the My Kana App.

Bainimarama: We Share The Same Challenges

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Sun Online - Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji and landlocked Kazakhstan may differ in location but we share the same challenges on climate change.

The push for faster aid to developing countries

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - In late September and early October last year Hurricane Matthew smashed through the Caribbean.

Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Rules on Infrastructure

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: NY Times - President Trump announced on Tuesday that he had signed a sweeping executive order to eliminate and streamline some permitting regulations and to speed construction of roads, bridges and pipelines, declaring that the moves would fix a “badly broken” infrastructure system in America and bring manufacturing jobs back to the country.

Le changement climatique va réduire les rendements agricoles

16. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Le changement climatique va faire baisser les rendements de cultures comme le riz, le blé ou encore le maïs, selon les conclusions d’une équipe de chercheurs rendues publiques mardi.

Vanguard seeks corporate disclosure on risks from climate change

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Vanguard Group on Monday said it has urged companies to disclose how climate change could affect their business and asset valuations, reflecting how the environment has become a priority for the investment industry.

Pacific Islands most vulnerable to impacts of climate change

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Matangi Tonga Online - In the Pacific region many of the natural disasters experienced are related to water and climate, Hon. Samuel Manetoali told the opening meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council on August 14 in the Solomon Islands.

‘Climate change may reduce rice output in Punjab’

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Times of India - While the global climate change is expected to reduce production of rice in Punjab and Haryana, at the same time it is likely to increase potato output in the two states.

Ministries, FAO brainstorm national strategy to adapt to climate change

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Jordan Times - The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has organised a brainstorming session between stakeholders and several ministries to discuss Jordan’s adaptation strategy to climate change, an FAO statement said.

Countries urged to start bargaining over negative emissions

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - There is an emerging consensus CO2 needs to be sucked out of the air to meet climate goals, but no discussion of which countries are responsible for acting

In Egypt, A Rising Sea — And Growing Worries About Climate Change's Effects

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: NPR - On Egypt's Mediterranean coast, August should be prime tourist season. But the seaside restaurants in Alexandria are almost empty.

Loans for solar systems make power affordable in rural Kenya

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - It is early evening in Ndabibi village in Naivasha, and there are threatening clouds overhead. Kenneth Njoroge quickly parks his motorcyle by the mud structure that serves as his kitchen and rushes into the main house before the rain starts pounding.

Shell and Exxon face censure over claim gas was 'cleanest fossil fuel'

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Dutch advertising watchdog’s ruling prompts company to change line to ‘least polluting fossil fuel’ as campaigners welcome action over ‘misleading’ ad

‘Nigeria will surpass Africa’s renewable energy target by 2020’

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian (Nigeria) - With surveys showing the adoption of solar and inverter technologies by Nigerians have increased, experts believe the development could enable Nigeria surpass Africa’s renewable energy target of 2020.

Pakistan’s billion tree tsunami surpasses Bonn challenge commitment

15. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Pakistan Observer - The Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has not only successfully achieved but now significantly, surpassed its target by restoring and planting trees in 348,000 hectares of degraded forest landscapes.

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