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Copenhagen, Striving To Be Carbon-Neutral: Part 1, The Economic Payoffs

16. March 2017 - 3:54
Source: Huffington Post -

Here's how engineers are trying to hack climate change

16. March 2017 - 3:54
Source: The Times-Picayune - Much of the public hand-wringing over the effects of climate change centers on altering human, political and industrial behavior to reduce carbon emissions. But engineers are pondering some other, surprising remedies.

White House seeks to cut EPA budget 31 percent as Trump targets regulation

16. March 2017 - 3:54
Source: Reuters - President Donald Trump's administration is proposing a 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, eliminating its climate change programs and trimming back core initiatives aimed at protecting air and water quality, according to budget documents released on Thursday.

Growing algae bloom in Arabian Sea tied to climate change

16. March 2017 - 3:54
Source: CTV - The Gulf of Oman turns green twice a year, when an algae bloom the size of Mexico spreads across the Arabian Sea all the way to India.

Google’s New Tool Says Nearly 80 Percent of Roofs Are Sunny Enough for Solar Panels

16. March 2017 - 3:54
Source: MIT Technology Review - The company’s Project Sunroof lets you look up your house and helps you decide whether to invest in your own clean power plant.

Climate Change Complicates the Whole Dam Debate

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Scientific American - Climate Change Complicates the Whole Dam Debate

British scientists face a ‘huge hit’ if the US cuts climate change research

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: The Guardian - UK scientists are warning they may be unable to carry out crucial research on climate change if Donald Trump cuts climate science funding in the US

Cities Shop for $10 Billion of Electric Vehicles to Defy Trump

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Bloomberg Quint - Dozens of U.S. cities are willing to buy $10 billion of electric cars and trucks to show skeptical automakers there’s demand for low-emission vehicles, just as President Donald Trump seeks to review pollution standards the industry opposes.

Trump to Drop Climate Change From Environmental Reviews, Source Says

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Bloomberg - President Donald Trump is set to sign a sweeping directive to dramatically shrink the role climate change plays in decisions across the government, ranging from appliance standards to pipeline approvals, according to a person familiar with the administration’s plan.

Philippines senate unanimously votes to ratify Paris climate deal

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Climate Home - Argument the UN pact is in vulnerable country’s best interests prevails over doubts expressed by President Rodrigo Duterte last year

Sustainability vital to tackle climate challenges

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Fiji Times - Sustainable land management is vital in tackling the triple challenges we face from climate change, loss of biodiversity and food insecurity.

Kenya mulls plan to combat climate change in counties

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: News Ghana - Kenya has upped efforts to reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate change and has developed strategies to roll out county-specific action plans, officials tasked with implementing the country’s economic blueprint, the Vision 2030, said Monday.

Climate Change Might Increase Fire Risks in Mediterranean Europe, According To Study

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Latin Post - In the Scientific Reports journal, a newly published research that tackles about the climate change might take increases in fire risks across Mediterranean Europe in the coming decades.

COMMENT: Climate change threatens giant panda recovery

15. March 2017 - 3:59
Source: Huffington Post -

Move to regional cap-and-trade system gaining momentum, says environmentalist

14. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: CBC News - Federal government says provinces must adopt some form of carbon price by 2018

Replacing Farms With Fish Farms: The Odd Solution To Both Hunger And Climate Change

14. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Fast Company - Imagine a world where polluting, resource-intensive cow, pig, and chicken farms are replaced with giant tanks of fast-growing salmon. It might be a strange view of agriculture, but a potential huge shift in how we feed the planet.

In the battle over California climate policies, green projects are now in the hot seat

14. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: LA Times - Outdated refrigerators arrive at a Compton warehouse in a funeral procession of defunct appliances. Workers vacuum out the coolants and ship the chemicals halfway across the country, where they’re destroyed instead of allowed to escape into the atmosphere, worsening global warming.

CalPERS plans 17 climate change proxy efforts this year

14. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - The California Public Employees' Retirement System plans to be active in 17 proxy efforts on climate change directed at energy companies this proxy season, the pension fund's Chief Investment Officer Ted Eliopoulos said on Monday.

Climate Change Making Kenya’s Droughts More Severe

14. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: IPS - The Super El Nino of 2015 to 2016 wrought droughts and floods around the world, yet it is its sister La Nina that is now fuelling drought and hunger in East Africa.

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