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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Source: Business Insider - India is betting big on renewable energy and solar companies are taking notice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Source: Pacific Standard - The veteran civil-society advocate came of political age under the Marcos régime in the Philippines. Today shes one of the busiest organizers in the world.
Source: Fiji Times - EIGHTY per cent of Fiji's total population has access to treated and reticulated water.
Source: Nature - A global network of cap-and-trade systems would deliver greater complexity and fewer emissions cuts, warns Jessica F. Green.
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.