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Climate change: Could melting Antarctic ice actually help to combat it?

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: ABC News - A team of scientists has found evidence that ancient volcanoes in Antarctica played a role in global climate and could help combat climate change now.

Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Independent - Poverty and conflict mean the nation is struggling to deal with rising temperatures

Ex-UN Chief says Trump must rethink on climate

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Associated Press - Donald Trump should stand "on the right side of history" by reconsidering the decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change accord, former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday.

Replacing trees with bamboos halves the carbon storage capacity of forests

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Phys.org - Subtropical forests are among the most important ecosystems in terms of carbon sinks, fixing carbon from the atmosphere.

Marshall Islands leader appeals for help on climate change

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: News 24 - The president of the Marshall Islands is appealing for help to convince US President Donald Trump of the need to fight global warming following his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: National Geographic - Temperature changes around the globe are pushing human pathogens of all kinds into unexpected new areas, raising many new risks for people

Wind, solar produce 10 percent of US electricity for first time

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Hill - Wind and solar produced 10 percent of the electricity generated in the United States for the first time in March, federal energy officials said Wednesday.

European Parliament criticizes U.S. withdrawal from Paris agreement

15. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua Net - The European Parliament, after debating the United States withdrawal from the Paris agreement, adopted a resolution Wednesday in Strasbourg to reinforce the European Union (EU) commitment to the climate deal with plans for new carbon reduction rules, and criticized American backpedaling.

BP: Global carbon emissions flat for third year in a row

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Business Green - Global carbon emissions remained flat for the third consecutive year during 2016, as a sharp fall in coal use, rapid growth in renewables, and energy efficiency improvements all combined to hold down emissions levels.

Ontario’s second cap-and-trade auction sells out of current allowances

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Global News - Ontario’s second cap-and-trade auction sold out of its current allowances this month, bringing the program’s total revenue so far to nearly $1 billion.

Tropical peat forests can become carbon emitters

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Manila Times - Peat bogs in tropical forests, long key outlets for greenhouse gases, could dry up from farming and global warming, further accelerating climate change and putting more pressure on wetlands, a study out on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) found.

European airports double their pledge: 100 carbon neutral airports by 2030

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Travel Daily News - As the 27th ACI Europe Annual Congress formally kicked off in Paris, the European airport industry renewed its commitment to reducing airports’ impact on Climate change, announcing it was doubling its carbon neutrality target for 2030.

Host of next United Nations climate conference turns to California in the global warming battle

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: LA Times - As the president of this year’s United Nations conference on climate change, Fiji’s prime minister is responsible for rallying countries to battle global warming.

California governor named adviser for UN climate conference

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - California Gov. Jerry Brown was named Tuesday as a special envoy to states at the next United Nations Climate Change Conference, further elevating his international profile as a leader on the issue as President Donald Trump backs away from a key international agreement.

Climate change: Apple shows Trump the way, issues $1 bn 'green' bond

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: IANS - Apple move comes just weeks after Trump announced the US will pull out of the Paris climate accord.

Tropical peat forests risk turning from carbon 'drains' to emitters

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Peat bogs in tropical forests, long key outlets for greenhouse gases, could dry up due to farming and global warming, further accelerating climate change and putting more pressure on wetlands, a study out Monday found.

EU leaders to back closer defense ties, Paris climate accord - summit draft

14. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - European Union leaders meeting next week will agree to boost cooperation in the areas of security and defense and express support for global trade and the Paris agreement on fighting climate change, according to a draft joint statement.

Emperor penguins may not cope with climate change: study

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Deccan Herald - The iconic Emperor penguins may see devastating decline in their populations by the end of this century, if projections for melting Antarctic sea ice are correct, a new study suggests.

Study reveals where climate change is most likely to induce food violence

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: inhabitat - A new study published in the Journal of Peace Research is the first to take into account the effects of changing weather patterns on violence and the strength of governments around the world – and certain locations will be more susceptible to food violence than others.

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