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Shell sells Canadian oil sands, ties bonuses to emissions cuts

10. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell most of its Canadian oil sands assets for $8.5 billion, the latest international oil major to withdraw from the costly and carbon-heavy projects.

Investment key in adapting to climate change in West Africa

10. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Phys.org - Climate projections for West Africa show that crop yields and grass for livestock grazing are likely to decline in the future. But a new study in the journal Global Environmental Change shows that when ineffective institutions and political instability limit investment in agriculture climate change would have greater impacts on regional food security.

Great Barrier Reef witnessing second year of mass bleaching

10. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Business Standard - Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef is experiencing an unprecedented mass coral bleaching for the second consecutive year, scientists said today, adding that the corals do not have enough time to fully recover from last year's extreme heat event.

India, China, EU to lead if US withdraws from Paris Pact: UNEP chief

10. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: SME Times - Even if the US pulls out of the Paris Agreement, as President Donald Trump has threatened to do, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will bank on India, China and the European Union (EU) and India for the success of the accord, which aims to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius, if now below 1.5 degrees Celsius, above pre-industrial levels by 2100 its top administrator has said.

G-20 Poised to Signal Retreat From Climate-Change Funding Pledge

10. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - Finance ministers for the U.S., China, Germany and other members of the Group of 20 economies may scale back a robust pledge for their governments to combat climate change, ceding efforts to the private sector.

China floats split with EU over carbon trading

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Climate Home - Government official tells Climate Home that carbon trading is “big challenge” for China. “We would like to use a different kind of economic instrument”

EU sees ‘strategic advantage’ of biofuels in aviation

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: EurActiv - In sectors like aviation where decarbonisation options are limited, there is a strategic advantage in encouraging the use of biofuels, a European Commission official has said.

COMMENT: States Lead on Carbon Pricing Amidst Federal Uncertainty

9. March 2017 - 15:49
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Climate change may drive more migration in future, Europeans say

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Reuters - Climate change is not a driving force behind migration today – but it could be in the future, residents in four European countries believe.

For a more resilient world, promote women's leadership - expert

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Understanding better how women are affected by disasters, economic shocks and other crises is key to helping their communities ride out pressures including climate change, a top resilience expert says.

OPINION: Getting climate finance to where it is needed most

9. March 2017 - 15:49
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Ocean management crucial for sustainable Pacific future

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Fiji Times - CAREFUL management of essential global resources like the oceans is a key feature of a sustainable future in the Pacific region.

ADB, WB highlight PH climate change actions - The Manila Times Online

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Manila Times - THE World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday highlighted what the Philippines has done so far to enhance its economic and financial response to climate change at the kickoff of the three-day Vulnerable 20 Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation held at the ADB headquarters.

German Embassy to hold forum on climate-friendly industry

9. March 2017 - 15:49
Source: Arab News - The German Embassy will host a presentation on climate friendly industry on March 12 at the residen2ce of German ambassador in the Diplomatic Quarters of the Saudi capital.

Kangaroo island will host the Islands of the World conference in July

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Islander - Kangaroo Island is set to hold the 15th Islands of the World Conference in July – the first to be held on South Australian soil.

PM meets European Government Reps

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Fiji Sun Online - Fiji and Norway have explored mutual co-operation in the renewable energy sector at a meeting in Suva

Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - The citizens of four major European countries think the impacts of climate change such as severe floods and storms are already affecting them, according to a major new polling study.

Solar power growth leaps by 50% worldwide thanks to US and China

8. March 2017 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - The amount of solar power added worldwide soared by some 50% last year because of a sun rush in the US and China, new figures show.

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