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Climate goals: inside California's effort to overhaul its ambitious emissions plan

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Guardian - In the wake of Trump’s Paris withdrawal, California is taking the lead to fight emissions – and it’s rethinking how to get more out of its cap-and-trade program

Exxon, BP and Shell back carbon tax proposal to curb emissions

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Guardian - Oil giants ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Total are among a group of large corporations supporting a plan to tax carbon dioxide emissions in order to address climate change.

Nordic utilities propose CO2 market 'coherence' mechanism

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Platts - Three Nordic utilities on Tuesday proposed a "Policy Coherence Mechanism" that would adjust the volume of CO2 allowances auctioned by EU governments to take account of other EU climate and energy policies' impact on the EU Emissions Trading System.

Editorial: He Is Back And It’s No Surprise He Is With The People

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Sun Online -

Raura: Fiji Should Lead Less Fossil Fuel Usage

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Sun Online - Serenia Raura is one of the 16 Queen contestants at this August’s Vodafone Hibiscus Festival. Her advocacy message is centred on the use of renewable energy and how we can lessen the use of fossil fuel.

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Senate inquiry starts as report into political, military and humanitarian risks of climate change across Asia Pacific released

Elon Musk’s Simple Message On Why Climate Change Is Real

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Futurism - For Elon Musk, all you need to check for global warming is a simple thermometer. While that may not be entirely correct, Musk points out the real issue isn't thermometers — it's climate change.

Cities conference targets U.S. President Trump’s stance on climate change

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Toronto Star - Mayors from around the world gather to discuss action that can be taken against the spread of global warming.

Look to the sky for SE Asia's energy future, says Thai solar pioneer

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - When Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern was looking for loans to build a solar farm in 2009, bank after bank rejected her.

America’s hungriest wind and solar power users: big companies

21. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions.

A huge part of Antarctica is melting and scientists say that's bad news

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: CNN - Antarctica is experiencing weird weather, and the changes have some scientists worried about the future.

Religious leaders join forces in Oslo to protect rainforests

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Religious leaders around the world met Monday in Oslo to urge further efforts to fight deforestation that is wiping out thousands of square kilometres of rainforests each year.

Myanmar develops resilience to disasters with World Bank financing

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Myanmar Times - A new project financed by the World Bank aims to bolster Myanmar’s capacity to respond to disaster risks.

Climate progress is not dependent on Paris accord

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - A new US bipartisan coalition has effective proposals for emissions reduction

Germany Pledges 15M Euros to Aid Costa Rica Deal With Climate Change

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Costa Rica Star - During a visit to Costa Rica, Minister Barbara Hendricks of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) of the Federal Republic of Germany, announced support in the amount of 15 million Euros to aid Costa Rica work on mitigation and adaptation to climate change, reported the Costa Rican government.

World Bank highlights Jordan’s ‘green growth’ approach

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Jordan Times - Jordan has embarked on a package of measures to encourage "green growth in the environment" aimed at benefiting from local energies and reducing dependence on costly imports, a World Bank (WB) report has underlined.

Climate Change and the Arts

20. June 2017 - 15:59
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PNG urged to quickly access climate fund

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Looppng - Papua New Guinea has been urged to access the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as quickly as possible.

Global warming brews big trouble in coffee birthplace Ethiopia | Environment

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Rising temperatures are set to wipe out half of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing areas, with loss of certain locations likened to France losing a great wine region

Ready to implement Paris Agreement: Narendra Modi to Candian PM

20. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Deccan Chronicle - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday talked to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and reaffirmed India's commitment to take forward the Paris climate agreement.

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