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Ocean management crucial for sustainable Pacific future

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Fiji Times - CAREFUL management of essential global resources like the oceans is a key feature of a sustainable future in the Pacific region.

ADB, WB highlight PH climate change actions - The Manila Times Online

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Manila Times - THE World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday highlighted what the Philippines has done so far to enhance its economic and financial response to climate change at the kickoff of the three-day Vulnerable 20 Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation held at the ADB headquarters.

German Embassy to hold forum on climate-friendly industry

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Arab News - The German Embassy will host a presentation on climate friendly industry on March 12 at the residen2ce of German ambassador in the Diplomatic Quarters of the Saudi capital.

Kangaroo island will host the Islands of the World conference in July

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Islander - Kangaroo Island is set to hold the 15th Islands of the World Conference in July – the first to be held on South Australian soil.

PM meets European Government Reps

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Fiji Sun Online - Fiji and Norway have explored mutual co-operation in the renewable energy sector at a meeting in Suva

Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - The citizens of four major European countries think the impacts of climate change such as severe floods and storms are already affecting them, according to a major new polling study.

Solar power growth leaps by 50% worldwide thanks to US and China

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - The amount of solar power added worldwide soared by some 50% last year because of a sun rush in the US and China, new figures show.

Finance sector could face climate-risk testing, says Australian watchdog

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - Australia’s financial institutions could be required to test climate-risk scenarios as international regulators continue to warn of the economic dangers posed by climate change.

E.P.A. Head Stacks Agency With Climate Change Skeptics

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: NY Times - Days after the Senate confirmed him as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt appeared at the Conservative Political Action Conference and was asked about addressing a group that probably wanted to eliminate his agency.

Can the Sámi survive climate change and logging?

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Reindeer herding is central to the Sámi people’s survival and culture - but climate change and logging threaten an ancient way of life

Enhancements to Energy Conservation Act to include better reporting of greenhouse gas emissions

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Channel News Asia - Large industrial emitters in Singapore will need to improve how they measure and report greenhouse gas emissions, in order for them to better understand and manage emissions.

L'ONU appelle à mettre en œuvre des stratégies de réduction des risques de catastrophes

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Xinhua - l'ouverture mardi de la cinquième Plateforme régionale sur la réduction des risques de catastrophes des Amériques à Montréal, au Canada, le chef du Bureau des Nations unies pour la réduction des risques de catastrophes (UNISDR), Robert Glasser, a souligné la nécessité de rapidement mettre en œuvre des stratégies nationales et régionales sur le continent américain.

COMMENT: The myths and realities of carbon pricing in Canada and beyond

7. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Globe and Mail -

Reform of the EUETS Has at Last Made Significant Progress

7. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Energy Collective - The effective limit on the size of the MSR proposed by Council is an extremely welcome strengthening of the EUETS. However it will still take a long time for the EUETS to become fully effective.

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

7. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Guardian - State of the Environment report says heritage and economic activity are being affected and the disadvantaged will be worst hit

Under 10 percent of international climate fund cash reaching local projects, study shows

7. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation News - Less than 10 percent of finance from international climate funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change impacts and adopt clean energy is reaching local-level projects, finance researchers say.

Arctic sea ice could disappear even if world achieves climate target

7. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Guardian - Goal of limiting rise in average global temperatures to below 2C may not prevent ice-free Arctic, scientists warn

EU says to beef up climate diplomacy to save Paris agreement

7. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - EU foreign ministers on Monday said the bloc would strengthen diplomacy to promote the fight against climate change in the face of a possible U.S. exit from the Paris agreement.

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