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Charities in new climate change challenge to Scottish government

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC - Campaigners have challenged the Scottish government to go further and faster to tackle climate change.

Climate change requires most urgent mitigation measures, African leaders tell UN Assembly

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - Citing the spate of recent devastating hurricanes, African leaders – from small island States to larger landlocked countries – mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to call for urgent measures to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Climate-hit Bangladesh struggling to access UN green funds

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - Developing country institutions lack capacity to meet the Green Climate Fund’s heavy paperwork demands, experts say at Dhaka conference

Japan fires up biomass energy, but fuel shortage looms

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - As the sun sets on Japan’s solar energy boom, companies and investors are rushing into wood-burning biomass projects to lock in still-high government subsidies.

Who should pay for damage associated with climate change and who should be compensated?

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: MENAFN - The Conversation -

At UN Assembly, Pacific small islands urge collective action against climate change impacts

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - Addressing the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from Pacific small Island developing states highlighted the growing impact of climate change on the lives of their people and called for concerted action to address the threat.

Youths must prepare for climate change

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - YOUNG people should learn more about conserving and managing their natural resources and therefore adopt a culture of preparedness.

Hurricanes: A perfect storm of chance and climate change?

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC - The succession of intense and deadly tropical cyclones that have barrelled across the Atlantic in recent weeks have left many people wondering if a threshold of some sort has been crossed. Is this chain of hurricanes evidence of some significant new frontier in our changing climate?

Russia wants to protect itself from climate change—without reducing carbon emissions

22. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Science - When a squall tore through Moscow at the end of May, the toll was unusually high: The fierce gales killed 18 people and injured scores more, officials say, and inflicted about $3.5 billion in damages in Russia's capital region.

El cambio climático pondría en peligro las zonas de cultivos de café

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Infobae - Según un estudio, hacia 2050 la producción de este grano en Latinoamérica se vería afectada por el calentamiento global. Los investigadores también explicaron las consecuencias de este fenómeno en las especies polinizadoras

Leonardo DiCaprio dona US$ 20 millones para combatir el cambio climático

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: La Tercera - El actor Leonardo DiCaprio, una de las celebridades reconocidas por su activismo en materia medioambiental, anunció la donación de US$ 20 millones para combatir el cambio climático. El artista entregará esta millonaria ayuda a través de su fundación The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, creada justamente para proteger el medio ambiente.

La solar eclipsa a todas las demás formas de generación de electricidad en 2016

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Energías Renovables - La energía solar se ha convertido en el nuevo tipo de generación de electricidad favorito del mundo, con más capacidad fotovoltaica instalada que cualquier otra tecnología de generación, según la última actualización del informe GlobalData Power Attractiveness Index (GPAI) GlobalData.

Paraguay pide la implicación en Acuerdo de París a los países "más responsables"

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: EFE - El presidente de Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, pidió hoy en la Asamblea General de la ONU que los países con "mayor responsabilidad" en la producción de gases de efecto invernadero se impliquen en el Acuerdo de París.

La France pose les jalons d’un Pacte environnemental à l’ONU

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Libération - L’initiative vise à terme à unifier le droit international de l’environnement, afin de dépasser la portée essentiellement symbolique des textes actuels.

Création par le Danemark d'une alliance mondiale pour le climat

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Une alliance mondiale visant à lutter contre le changement climatique sera officiellement formée mercredi à l'initiative du Danemark, deux jours après que Washington eut une nouvelle fois fait part de sa volonté de se soustraire à l'Accord de Paris sur le climat.

Le Nicaragua va signer l'accord de Paris sur le climat, ce qui isole encore un peu plus les États-Unis

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: France 24 - Le Nicaragua était l’un des seuls pays à hésiter à signer l’accord de Paris sur le changement climatique. Mais après avoir pu observer les scènes de désastres naturels qui ont frappé les Antilles et d’autres régions du monde ces dernières semaines, le pays a décidé de rejoindre le pacte.

Climate Change Is Already Making People Sicker

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: TIME - Climate change is a central issue at this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with multiple high-level meetings on the issue happening amid several devastating natural disasters.

California, with alliance of states, pledges to keep pushing climate policies despite lack of federal progress

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: LA Times - California and a growing alliance of states committed to fighting global warming said Wednesday that they're slashing greenhouse gas emissions at the rate required by the Paris climate agreement

Despite Trump, States Still on Pace to Reach Paris Climate Goals

21. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - A coalition of states that vowed to fight global warming is on track to meet its share of U.S. targets set under the Paris Climate Agreement, even as President Donald Trump guts federal environmental efforts.

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