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Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: ABC News - Hawaii has become the first state to enact a law that aligns with the Paris agreement after its governor signed two bills into law Tuesday that "support the commitments and goals" of the accord, Gov. David Ige's office announced Tuesday.

Bainimarama urges global crusade to save oceans

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji seeks the commitment of all 7.5 billion people on planet Earth to ensure the health of the oceans is improved.

"Save Our Ocean" exhibition opens at United Nations

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - The world's Ocean takes center stage this month with new exhibitions now on display at United Nations Headquarters and across the five boroughs of New York City.

French envoy: US climate exist may signal multipolar world

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - U.S. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord may be perceived as "the birth certificate of the multipolar world," France's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday.

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - More than a dozen governors representing nearly 40 percent of the U.S. economy have signed new climate change pledges since President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord.

U.S. airlines affirm aviation emissions deal after Trump's Paris pullout

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - U.S. airlines on Tuesday affirmed their support for a plan to curb emissions from flights, under review by the administration of President Donald Trump who recently decided to take the country out of Paris climate change accord.

Oslo is Europe's Green Capital 2019 - finally

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Deutsche Welle - After Stockholm and Copenhagen, another Scandinavian city has won the title European Green Capital, honoring green urban achievements. It is the third time Norway's capital Oslo was shortlisted.

UN turns attention to water problems

7. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: xin - The United Nations was inundated on Tuesday by water issues: The Ocean Conference focused on rising, polluted seas while the Security Council examined the threat to international peace and security by conflicts involving fresh water that crosses borders.

Bloomberg Delivers US Pledge to Continue Paris Climate Goals to UN

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Voice of America - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg submitted a statement to the United Nations on Monday that over 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, universities and others will continue to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement abandoned by President Donald Trump last week.

Bound by climate change

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Fiji Times - PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says New Yorkers are bound with Fijians in tackling climate change after the dual natural disasters of New York's Cyclone Sandy in 2012 and Fiji's Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016.

Save our seas and oceans – PM opens World Oceans Conference

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama opened the UN Oceans Conference today is calling to act now to reverse the damage done to our seas.

California, China defy U.S. climate retreat with new cleantech tie-up

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Reuters - California said it will cooperate with China on clean technology, emissions trading and other "climate-positive" opportunities as it bids to fill the gap left after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord last week.

California, China sign agreement on climate, cleantech

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Reuters - Partnership designed to drive innovation in carbon capture and storage, as well as advanced information technology to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Norway’s $960bn fund wants banks to disclose carbon footprint of loans

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Reuters - Norway’s $960 billion sovereign wealth fund will ask the banks in which it has invested to disclose how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday.

California Gov. Brown says US will stay in climate fight

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: AP - California Gov. Jerry Brown predicts that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord will prove temporary because of the urgency of the issue.

UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before'

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: AP - Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the first U.N. conference on oceans Monday with a warning that the seas are "under threat as never before," noting one recent study warns that discarded plastic garbage could outweigh fish by 2050 if nothing is done.

Coal to solar switch could save 52,000 US lives per year

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: Daily Climate - Swapping out coal energy for solar would prevent 52,000 premature deaths in the United States every year, according to a new analysis from Michigan Technological University.

UN official warns of costly effects of climate-change

6. June 2017 - 3:59
Source: The Globe and Mail - Failure in the battle to restrain global climate change will entail more costly and devastating impact than any effort to transition off fossil fuels, the head of United Nations Environment Programme warned Sunday.

EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal

2. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - China and the European Union will show unity in fighting global warming at a summit in Brussels on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from an international climate pact.

Apple, Facebook among tech giants to reject Paris pullout

2. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - The heads of some of the largest and most influential American technology companies expressed their “deep disappointment” at Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord.

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