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Fossil fuel lobby could be forced to declare interests at UN talks

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Developing countries score significant victory for greater transparency from outside parties at UN climate negotiations

China’s Xi promises green ‘belt and road’ investment strategy

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - At summit with 29 government leaders in Beijing, China’s president Xi Jinping proposed an “international coalition for green development”

Data drive to help farmers cope with climate change via their smartphones

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - As smartphones spread to rural areas, an initiative backed by tech giants aims to help small farmers in poor countries access data on crops, weather and soil, helping them boost production in the face of climate change, a farming group said on Monday.

U.N. disaster forum to push for risk-cutting plans, finance

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The conference in Cancun is the first opportunity to review progress on a global plan to reduce the threat of disasters, agreed in Japan in 2015

Global growth up in line with forecasts, with poorest regions lagging behind: UN report

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - Growth in the global economy has picked up in the last six months in line with expectations, but in many regions, growth remains below the levels needed for rapid progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a UN report said here Tuesday.

‘Vulnerable Voices’ Lash Out as Companies Sway Climate Talks

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: NY Times - Developing nations and environmental groups are challenging some of the world’s biggest companies and wealthiest countries over the role corporate lobbyists play in United Nations climate change negotiations.

Africa calls for funding to restore degraded forests, land

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: The New Times - Investing in forest and landscape restoration as well as ensuring their sustainability will improve livelihoods of African people, experts have said.

Surprising developments in China, India could blunt Trump's climate rollbacks

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Mashable - Stop me if you've heard this one: The U.S. shouldn't act to cut its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions because it would harm the economy while China and India are building coal plants and emitting whatever they want.

Indigenous Leaders Find Voice In Global Climate Talks

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Ecosystem Marketplace - For years, it seemed that Juan-Carlos Jintiach was the lone indigenous voice speaking for the people of the Amazon at global climate talks. As leader of an indigenous organization called COICA (Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin), he seemed to be on every panel that needed indigenous participation.

Climate policy heats up during Bonn talks

17. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: GreenBiz - From Bonn to Fairbanks, Vienna to Washington, last week was surprisingly active for climate action.

California governor wants cap-and-trade deal by June

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Argus - California governor Jerry Brown (D) says there is a "very good chance" state lawmakers will pass legislation next month to extend the state's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program.

UK exit from EU ETS 'would not have significant impact on surplus CO2 allowances'

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Platts - The surplus of CO2 allowances in the EU's Emissions Trading System would not change significantly were the UK to leave it, a new report from climate campaign think-tank Sandbag said Monday.

Reducir los riesgos ambientales de los polos, nuevo programa de la OMM

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: EFE Verde - La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) puso hoy en marcha una campaña para mejorar la observación y la predicción en las regiones polares, con el propósito de reducir los riesgos medioambientales futuros y potenciar las oportunidades ante el aumento de la actividad económica registrada en los polos.

Cambio climático: ganan las encinas, pierden los pinos

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: La Razón - La falta de gestión de los bosques y el cambio climático están acelerando la sustitución de pinos por encinas y otros árboles de hoja ancha en España, según un estudio liderado por el Centro de Investigación Ecológica y Aplicaciones Forestales (CREAF-UAB).

Cambio climático hace estragos en corredor seco de Centroamérica

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: La Prensa - "El cambio climático nos vino a afectar en todo: el café, la milpa y el cultivo del frijol, por eso hemos sufrido mucho en cuanto a la desnutrición".

Jujuy obtuvo en Pekín fondos para desarrollar las energías renovables

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: La Nación - El Eximbank financiará la construcción de una planta solar; el proyecto cuesta unos US$ 400 millones.

Argentina y Chile firmaron convenio para monitorear recursos naturales renovables

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bariloche Opina - El acuerdo busca la aplicación de actividades técnicas, científicas, de desarrollo y transferencia tecnológica, relacionadas con el uso eficiente y sustentable de los recursos naturales renovables y la innovación productiva.

Precios de energía solar han bajado 70% en cinco años

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Milenio - Tras el crecimiento de la industria ésta se enfrenta a un Nuevo problema como lo es la información acudiendo con personas que no están cien por ciento capacitados

Climat: l'Europe, une pionnière devenue élève moyenne

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Paris - L'Union européenne, troisième émetteur de gaz à effet de serre (10%), est-elle une si bonne élève de la lutte climatique? Tour d'horizon de ses engagements, progrès et marges de manoeuvre alors que se déroulent à Bonn (Allemagne) des négociations sur l'application de l'accord de Paris.

Nomination d'un nouveau secrétaire exécutif adjoint de l'agence climatique de l'ONU

16. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU Antonio Guterres a nommé Ovais Sarmad au poste de secrétaire exécutif adjoint de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC), a annoncé lundi un porte-parole.

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