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UN urges countries to remain committed to Paris climate deal

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Nation - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for governments and business, senior United Nations officials said Thursday.

Al Gore: Congressional Republicans could help defeat Donald Trump's anti-environmentalist agenda

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Independent - A group of Republicans in the US Congress are about to commit to taking action on global warming with only “a few more” needed to create a working majority on the issue, Al Gore has said.

Global Warming: Climate Scientists Propose 'Carbon Law' To Achieve Zero Emissions By 2050

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: International Business Times - The long-term, and what many say is somewhat unrealistic, goal of the Paris climate agreement ratified last year is to achieve zero global greenhouse gas emissions latest by 2080. Doing so, climate scientists argue, is a crucial prerequisite to limiting the rise in global temperatures to within 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels.

Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: AFP - For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.

President Trump may ‘decide not to pull the US out of Paris agreement’

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: CNBC - President Donald Trump may yet decide not to pull the U.S. out of the Paris agreement, the international accord to reduce the impact of climate change, according to Al Gore, the former U.S. Vice President.

OPINION: Why the World Economy Has to Be Carbon Free by 2050

24. March 2017 - 15:54
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Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal – UN

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: UN News Centre - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for Governments and business, senior United Nations officials said today.

There's about to be a solar 'boom' in India and companies are lining up to profit

24. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Business Insider - India is betting big on renewable energy and solar companies are taking notice.

Nubes: ¿pueden ayudar a predecir el cambio climático?

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: DW - Aunque las veamos todos los días, las nubes siguen siendo un misterio para los científicos, porque hasta ahora impiden las predicciones del cambio climático. Pero un nuevo atlas podría cambiar dicha situación.

Un apagón mundial por la “hora del planeta”

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: El Día - El próximo sábado, en todo el planeta se apagará la luz. Será durante una hora y no se debe a ninguna falla eléctrica, sino a que ese día se celebrará la “Hora del Planeta”, una iniciativa global que convoca a un apagón eléctrico de una hora en casas, empresas y dependencias públicas para protestar y concientizar sobre el cambio climático y que se realizará en cientos de ciudades del mundo.

Uno de cada cuatro niños carecerá de agua en 2040, alertó Unicef

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: El Tribuno - La agencia de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (Unicef) advirtió que en poco más de dos décadas casi 600 millones de niños estarán viviendo en áreas con fuentes de agua potable severamente limitadas, ya que el crecimiento demográfico y la creciente demanda de agua chocan con los efectos del cambio climático.

Bill would bar discrimination toward climate change doubters

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - Maine laws protect people from discrimination based on factors such as race, disabilities and sexual orientation, and a Republican lawmaker wants to add a person's beliefs about climate change to that list.

China blames climate change for record sea levels

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Chinese coastal sea levels hit record highs in 2016, driven by climate change as well as El Nino and La Nina events, the country's sea administration said.

Debaten en ONU sobre cambio climático y desarrollo sostenible

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Prensa Latina - La Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas celebra hoy un foro de alto nivel para abordar la relación entre el cambio climático y la Agenda 2030 de Desarrollo Sostenible.

‘Pakistan seventh among countries vulnerable to climate change’

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Dawn - Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid on Wednesday said Pakistan was among the top five countries having a dedicated law on climate change which would help the country progress and achieve sustainable growth.

Women Saving the Planet: Lidy Nacpil of the Philippines

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Pacific Standard - The veteran civil-society advocate came of political age under the Marcos régime in the Philippines. Today she’s one of the busiest organizers in the world.

President Konrote addresses UN World Water Day

23. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - EIGHTY per cent of Fiji's total population has access to treated and reticulated water.

COMMENT: Don't link carbon markets

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Nature - A global network of cap-and-trade systems would deliver greater complexity and fewer emissions cuts, warns Jessica F. Green.

Provinces considering carbon pricing keep eye on Ontario's 1st cap-and-trade auction

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: CTV News - Ontario's cap-and-trade system aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions begins in earnest Wednesday with its first auction, which other provinces said they will be watching closely as they consider their own carbon pricing plans.

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