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When Women Have Land Rights, the Tide Begins to Turn

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: IPS - In Meghalaya, India’s northeastern biodiversity hotspot, all three major tribes are matrilineal. Children take the mother’s family name, while daughters inherit the family lands.

London Mayor, Ford, Open Cleantech Hubs in U.K. Capital

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - The Mayor of London and Ford Motor Co. have both launched new cleantech hubs in the U.K. capital, as the city seeks to cement its place as a tech investment center one year after the Brexit vote.

Climate change, the US and Europe: OECD chief

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: euronews - Climate change, the US, Brexit and Europe were all up for discussion when euronews interviewed Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Lady of the light

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - HER mornings start before dawn. At the foothills of the Nadarivatu mountain range where the village of Waikubukubu lies, 4am is still a pretty dark time to be up.

Turning to renewable energy to combat climate change

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - The energy and water utilities are working on a number of projects to boost Fiji’s vision of reducing our carbon footprint.

The Larsen C ice shelf collapse hammers home the reality of climate change

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Very soon, a large portion of an ice shelf in Antarctica will break off and collapse into the ocean. The name of the ice shelf is Larsen C; it is a major extension from of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and its health has implications for other ice in the region, and sea levels globally.

Oil giants need to invest heavily in renewables by 2035, says analysis

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Slowing demand for oil and forecasts of rapid growth in green power pose risk to core business, says analyst

US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

13. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - The United States refused Monday to sign on to a Group of Seven pledge that calls the Paris climate accord the "irreversible" global tool to address climate change.

Shopping centres can play vital role in low-carbon transition, say EU experts

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Business Green - Recommendations from EU-funded research project suggest shopping centres could prove a 'unique trigger point' for wider decarbonisation - if policy levers hit the right note

Macron Seeking Stiff Carbon Costs to Avert Climate Change

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - Emmanuel Macron reached out to Germany to establish a common price floor for carbon dioxide emitted by power utilities as the French president seeks to strengthen his alliance with Angela Merkel after the U.S. decided to exit the Paris climate accord, according to people familiar with the matter.

Macron wants American researchers to move to France to fight climate change

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: USA Today - The new leader of France won't let go of President Trump's decision to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

'Positions on Paris accord are far apart and will remain like that' - Italy says as US leaves G7 climate meeting a day early

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Independent.ie - Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are destined to stay that way, Italy's environment minister Gian Luca Galletti said on Sunday, as Washington's environment chief left a Group of Seven meeting a day early.

Converting to circular economy is irreversible process: Italian minister

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - Converting to a circular economy is "a truly irreversible process" and the circular economy is no longer just environmental policy but economic policy as well, Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti said Sunday.

U.S., G7 Partners Remain at Odds on Climate at Environment Meeting

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday.

African Groups demand increased ambition at 2018 Facilitative Dialogue

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Africa Science News - Ahead of the writing of the Paris Rule Book and preparations for the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue, Major Groups attending this year’s Pre-AMCEN sessions have called on African governments to take stock of the current status of implementation of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and identify barriers that need to be addressed with a view to enhancing ambition beyond what currently exists as NDCs.

OPINION: Merkel visit offers Latin America an alternative to Trump

12. June 2017 - 15:59
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Finland tackles climate change with circular economy

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Nation - COMMITTED TO tackling climate change, Finland has set the stage for creating a value chain through by pursuing a circular economy with both public and private companies starting to implement projects aimed at minimising the use of virgin resources and maximising their value.

Give us an African Rule Book for Paris Agreement, Groups urge African Ministers

12. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Africa Science News - African Climate change activists urged their governments on Saturday to kick-start the process of designing an African Rule Book for the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Faced with more drought, Zimbabwe’s farmers hang up their plows

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Preparing his three-hectare plot of land for planting each year used to take Musafare Chiweshe – or the laborers he hired – two weeks. Now it takes just hours.

France launches website to lure foreign brainpower on climate change

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - The French presidency launched on Thursday a website to lure international scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to France following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of a global climate change deal.

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