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Climate Change, a risk for Fijian Economy

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Climate change, natural disasters and the withdrawal by global banks of correspondent banking relationships remain an important risk to the small states and Pacific island countries, including Fiji.

Clean as in Silana

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - IF there is one thing the villagers of Silana can teach their fellow Fijians across the country, it would be how to keep their village clean

Rising conservative voices call for climate change action

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: PBS Newshour - Climate change is one of many issues seen as dividing Democrats and Republicans.

New Queen to advocate on climate change

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Sun Online -

Tesco turns to solar in Paris climate accord pledge

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - Grocery chain seeks to secure all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030

U.S. economic growth and security outweigh climate policy review, envoy tells U.N. conference

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: LA Times - The Trump administration will stay focused on economic growth and national security no matter the outcome of its climate change policy review, a U.S. official told delegates at a United Nations convention in Germany on Saturday.

India, Sweden to further use of renewables to fight climate change

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Economic Times - Sweden, one of the top 20 investors in India, is keen to partner Delhi to further the goal of use of renewables to combat challenges of climate change in keeping with the Paris Accord.

Defying Trump, these state leaders are trying to impose their own carbon taxes

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Washington Post - While the Trump administration continues to consider a withdrawal from the Paris agreement, climate action in the United States is increasingly falling to the state and local level. And now, a handful of states, mainly clustered in New England, are turning to the concept of carbon pricing with a renewed sense of urgency.

COMMENT: The carbon conundrum

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: CIM Magazine - Is the current model of carbon pricing the best way forward?

Au Guatemala, une lagune disparaît, victime du changement climatique

15. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: L'Obs - Atescatempa (Guatemala) (AFP) - Des coquillages asséchés qui émergent du sol craquelé par le soleil : c'est tout ce qui reste de la lagune d'Atescatempa au Guatemala, autrefois vaste plan d'eau turquoise, victime du changement climatique.

US signs treaty to protect Arctic, giving some hope for Paris agreement

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, signs a commitment to curb greenhouse gas emissions and to extend scientific cooperation in the Arctic region

#ClimateClass: Reports and reflections from the Bonn climate talks

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Daily Climate -

India's 2030 All-Electric Car Target Seen `Ambitious' by IEA

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Bloomberg - India’s potential plan to sell only electric cars by the end of next decade would require nearly eight times the global stock of such vehicles, according to the International Energy Agency.

UN report assesses ‘huge benefits’ and challenges of green energy revolution

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: UN News Centre - The latest United Nations report on energy-efficiency technologies shows that low-carbon technologies apparently aid clean air, save water and cut land use, and could reduce 25 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions and 17 million tonnes of particulates a year.

UN chief: Climate-aware businesses will dominate economy of tomorrow

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: edie.net - Antonio Guterres, who took over the reins from Ban Ki-Moon at the start of the year, described climate change as the “defining element of our time”. In an interview with Channel 4 news this week, the former Portuguese Prime Minister warned the world could ill-afford to waste any more time on reversing the impacts of global warming.

Climate negotiators rally to protect IPCC science funding

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Cleantechnica - National delegates in Bonn rejected a proposal by UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to stop funding science reports from its core budget

'Indigenous people are stabilizing the global climate'

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Deutsche Welle - Candido Mezua is an indigenous leader from Panama who was present at the recent violent protests in Brazil. At the climate conference in Bonn, he tells DW why it's crucial for indigenous peoples to defend forests.

‘Sustainable insurance’: Seven takeaways from the first-ever summit of insurers and city leaders

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Citiscope - For the insurance industry, the global trend toward urbanization means a lot of new business.

LA CAISSE DES DÉPÔTS VEUT POUSSER SHELL VERS UNE TRAJECTOIRE 2°C

13. May 2017 - 15:54
Source: Novethic - Faire pression sur les entreprises pour diminuer l’empreinte carbone de leurs portefeuilles, telle est la stratégie des investisseurs qui ont pris des engagements sur le climat. Les Assemblées générales sont l’occasion d’accentuer cette pression en soutenant des résolutions qui poussent les compagnies à avoir plus d’ambition. Analyse de ce jeu d’influence.

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