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India's first solar satellite television service brings 'magic' to villages

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - An Indian social business has launched the country's first solar satellite television service, bringing clean energy powered entertainment to households and businesses through a pay-as-you-go payment scheme.

Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Conversation - Of the 186 countries assessed in a recent survey of climate vulnerability, Chad was rated most in peril.

Presidents Kuczynski and Macron Emphasize Paris Climate Accord

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Andean Air Mail & Peruvian Times - President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, standing on the steps of the Elysee Palace after a meeting that included discussion on climate change and on democracy in Latin America, particularly the situation in Venezuela.

Green bonds channel private-sector funding to the climate

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Economist - WHEN Donald Trump announced America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement on June 1st, he spelled out that it would no longer contribute to the Green Climate Fund.

EBRD approves US$ 500 million for private renewable projects in Egypt

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Financial - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has taken a major step forward in the rollout of renewable energy with the approval of a US$ 500 million framework to finance renewable energy in Egypt.

Corporate America Is Committing To Carbon Cuts Through Science-Based Targets

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Forbes - Kellogg Company is on a mission to increase its share of world markets while also keeping its greenhouse gas emissions in check.

COP23 President Backed Up By Experienced Team

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Sun Online - Supporting Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during his presidency of COP23 will be a team of experienced Fijians who will lead negotiations intended to go a long way in saving this planet.

A promise on Paris agreement emerges as world 'wavers' on climate action

9. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - EU’s new consensus sets out vision for European development policy, reinforcing the global goals, but critics say commitments do not go far enough

Carbon tax more cost-effective than electric-car subsidies, report says

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: CBC - Federal and provincial governments should abandon some long-standing environmental policies, such as rebates for electric cars, as carbon pricing is put in place across the country starting next year, argues a new report from the Ecofiscal Commission.

COMMENT: The G20 must govern the shift to low-carbon energy

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Nature -

Record 'green' energy capacity added in 2016 as cost for renewables plunges – UN-backed report

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - The world is now adding more green energy capacity each year than it adds in new capacity from all fossil fuels combined, a United Nations-backed report revealed today, showing that the “renewables train has already left the station” and those who ignore this will be left behind.

California, Tsinghua set up U.S.-China climate change institute

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - The state of California and China's Tsinghua University will establish the U.S.-China Climate Change Institute to cooperate on technology and research in the battle against global warming, the two sides announced on Friday

Fiji to invite the 'Terminator' to Suva for climate talks

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Radio New Zealand - Fiji is to invite the former governor of California, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, to visit Fiji in October for a meeting ahead of the COP 23 climate summit in Bonn.

PM urges Pacific leaders to present a strong case at COP23

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fijivillage.com - Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has urged leaders from the Pacific region to unite to present a strong case at COP23, the UN Conference on Climate Change, in Germany in November.

Act now to protect our oceans: Abreu

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - A French ship dedicated to studying the seas, Tara Pacific Exhibition’s Head of International Policy, Andre Abreu, says they have discovered significant coral bleaching and are afraid that the degradation of our oceans is worsening.

India's Rising Temperatures Are Already Deadly, Study Shows

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: NY Times - India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows.

Musician Cody Simpson to be named 'Ocean Advocate' for UN development agency

8. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: IBNS - To mark World Oceans Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will name Australian musician Cody Simpson as its first-ever Ocean Advocate to help raise awareness of the crucial role the ocean plays in the health of the planet and people.

China CO2 market launch set for November at earliest: government researcher

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest", a government researcher said on Tuesday.

'Spectacular' drop in renewable energy costs leads to record global boost

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling

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