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Hard exit from EU emissions trading could damage global climate action, experts warn

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Business Green - MPs have today heard stark warnings of the risks associated with withdrawing the UK from the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), with one expert arguing continued membership of the scheme post-Brexit is crucial to global efforts to tackle climate change.

Waning global appetite for coal-fired power raises climate hopes

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - Freeze on 100 plants in China and India boosts chances of averting dangerous warming

Climate change threatens to cut harvests in Uganda's hungriest region

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Higher temperatures and more erratic rainfall caused by climate change threaten to cut harvests in the poorest and hungriest region of Uganda that already depends heavily on food handouts, a study showed on Monday.

Climate change 'makes deadly China pollution worse'

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Global warming has boosted the frequency and severity of deadly air pollution peaks in northern China, scientists said Monday.

Trump administration not considering a carbon tax: White House official

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is not considering a carbon tax, a White House official said on Tuesday.

La ONU insiste en aplicar el acuerdo climático de París, pese a los recortes de Trump

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: EFE - La secretaria general de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas para el Cambio Climático, Patricia Espinosa, reiteró hoy la voluntad de implementar el Acuerdo de París sobre el cambio climático, pese al recorte de fondos anunciado por el presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump.

Peru floods in line with climate change models, says climatologist Mojib Latif

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Deutsche Welle - Peru is being hit by devastating flooding. Is it a natural weather cycle or an impact of climate change?

The World's Appetite for Coal Is Shrinking. That's Raising Hopes for Climate Progress

22. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: TIME - Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday.

2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic "heatwaves", are continuing this year, after 2016 topped the global temperature charts and saw shrinking sea ice and surging sea levels.

Why global warming could lead to a rise of 100,000 diabetes cases a year in the U.S.

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: LA Times - If the average temperature rises by 1 degree Celsius, sea levels will rise, crop yields will fall and vulnerable species will see their habitat shrink or disappear.

Last year's weather proves climate change is real with 'no room for doubt', say scientists

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Independent - There is “no room for doubt”. The astonishing weather experienced by the world last year and advances in climate science demonstrate conclusively that fossil fuel emissions are causing global warming – and something must be done about it.

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows

G20 report shows competing visions of a clean energy future

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - The IEA and IRENA issued separate press releases for their joint report, reflecting a gulf in expectations on the relative roles of renewables, nuclear and carbon capture

Plant a tree for the future

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - FORESTS play an important role in the world and March 21 has been set aside by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as International Day of Forests.

Meet 9 badass women fighting climate change in cities

21. March 2017 - 15:59
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The Women on the Front Lines of Climate Change

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Pacific Standard - Women around the globe are disproportionately affected by climate change, but this gives them an edge in preparing for an uncertain future.

Call for UN to recognise impact of climate change on women

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Radio New Zealand - The Pacific Islands Forum has called on the United Nations to recognise the threat climate change and natural disasters pose to the livelihoods of women in the region.

This treaty has a massive, $19 trillion upside, but Trump may walk away anyway

21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Mashable - The Paris Climate Agreement may global boost the economy by $19 trillion over the next three decades as countries invest in renewable energy, energy efficiency and zero-emissions transportation, according to a report by two global energy agencies.

Stakeholders chart roadmap for Nigeria’s climate action

20. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian (Nigeria) - Emerging from a successful participation at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) in Marrakech, Morocco, stakeholders have begun a fresh effort to ascertain Nigeria’s obligations under the new global agreement in Paris and effective strategies for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) targets

OPINION: Why I think there's still hope for the climate in 2017

20. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian -

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