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BRICS meeting highlights climate change, trade, terrorism

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - Climate change, trade and terrorism were highlighted Monday at a Beijing meeting of foreign affairs officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known collectively as the BRICS nations.

Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe.

Merkel: Pope wants her to fight to save Paris climate deal

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the historic Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal from it and shared her goal to "bring down walls" between countries, not build them.

Sweden Passes Ambitious Climate Law to Be Carbon Neutral by 2045

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Pacific Standard - Sweden passed a new Climate Act on Thursday, legally binding the country to reach net-zero emissions by the year 2045

Carbon capture needed in climate change fight, IEA says

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Carbon capture and storage is gradually gaining government attention after being overtaken by investment in wind and solar energy, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) saying the technology will be crucial to limiting global warming.

Sovereign investors tweak portfolios for environmental risk

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk.

Interview: We've restored 850k hectares of degraded forests by involving communities

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Star - Kenya’s natural resources play a critical role in not only helping Kenya achieve her goals but also in meeting some of the international protocols and obligations. Environment PS Margaret Mwakima outlines to the Star the steps her ministry is taking to make natural resources sustainable.

Climate change thwarts Canadian climate change study

19. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: CTV - A $17-million research expedition to study the impact of climate change in Canada’s Arctic was halted off the coast of Newfoundland, and ultimately cancelled earlier this month, when an icebreaker carrying the 40 scientists was diverted to break up hazardous sea ice that floated south, due in part to climate change.

Food shortages due to climate change could fuel violence, unrest - research

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Eco-Business - Climate change as an issue would not just cause floods and other massive calamities, it could also cause food riots in some parts of the world, researchers say.

Vietnam commits to Paris agreement on climate change

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Vietnam Plus - Experts gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on June 15 to discuss activities to adapt to climate change in the agricultural sector to implement the Paris Agreement

Climate Change Effects: Louisiana's Coast Is Sinking More Rapidly Than Anyone Thought, According to Study

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Newsweek - From Antarctica, where a research expedition was canceled due to rising temperatures, to the Arctic Sea, where ice continues to melt, the effects of climate change are being felt around the globe.

Climate change is causing sea turtles to cook in the sand

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Mic - The dangerous effects of climate change are no longer a far-off possibility. Just ask the baby sea turtles

Climate Change News: Ice Area The Size of Texas Melts In Antarctica

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: International Business Times - As the climate has been changing, Antarctica has started to see some strange and out of the ordinary events take place in the typically cold, icy and snowy environment.

Why India's renewable energy revolution is racing ahead

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: USA Today - In 2015, at the climate talks in Paris, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi spearheaded the launch of an international solar alliance to raise $1 trillion to light up the developing world. Nearly two years later, Modi has turned promise into action.

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The New York Times - The Energy Department is closing an office that works with other countries to develop clean energy technology, another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on climate-related activities after its withdrawal from the Paris agreement this month.

Cities fight climate change through ecosystem restoration

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Phys.org - Flooding and extreme heat are projected to increase over the next few decades and will be extremely costly for cities to manage.

Mongolia: New Project to Deliver Reliable Electricity and Scale-Up Renewables

16. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Financial - In the context of rapidly growing energy demands, a new project will support Mongolia’s efforts to improve the reliability and sustainability of electricity services.

Climate change study in Canada's Hudson Bay thwarted by climate change

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Guardian - Warm temperatures create perilous ice conditions off Newfoundland, trapping fishing boats and tankers: ‘It’s not something you would expect to see there’

Marine expert warns of climate emergency as fish abandon tropical waters

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Guardian - Daniel Pauly is calling for a new plan to manage fishing levels as the industry’s expansion combines with global warming

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