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No country can be spared impact of climate change: Fijian PM

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said on Monday that no country in the world can be spared the impact of climate change and industrialized countries should be put into action to reduce carbon emissions.

"Climate Chance", la grand-messe des acteurs non-étatiques à Agadir

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: HuffPost Maroc - Coup d’envoi a été donné aujourd’hui de la 2e édition du Sommet "Climate Chance", qui se tient à Agadir jusqu'au 13 septembre. L’événement, organisé par la région Souss-Massa en partenariat avec l’association Climate Chance, réunit plus de 2.000 participants venus de 80 pays différents.

Much more climate finance now!

12. September 2017 - 15:59
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Climate change threatens Latin America coffee producers

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Climate change is threatening the Latin American zones most favorable for growing coffee, according to a study out Monday that warns seed production could drop by nearly 90 percent by 2050.

Africa must call for climate change solidarity at the UN

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: ReliefWeb - The African Union (AU) has developed an insurance mechanism to help member countries in the case of extreme weather conditions and natural disasters caused by climate change. As with many AU initiatives, the African Risk Capacity (ARC) is still poorly supported by member states, but this could change with added backing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and others.

Climate change is getting worse, and so is media’s coverage of it

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Salon - Broadcast networks are decreasing their climate coverage at a time when the case for reporting on the issue is become more and more compelling. By ignoring this serious matter, media are failing to inform audiences about pressing impacts on human migration patterns, women, and the economy.

Africa’s ambitious new biodiversity laws come with teeth

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Conversation - Africa is known for its rich biodiversity. On a continent where people depend on this biodiversity for their daily livelihood, the question of how animals and plants that live on it will be protected, remains crucial.

Canada doubles contribution to UN climate science panel

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - Environment minister Catherine McKenna said she was proud to support the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, after Donald Trump axed US funding

Paris Agreement goals can't be achieved unless everybody takes part: Patricia Espinosa

12. September 2017 - 15:59
Source: Economic Times - With hurricanes and floods wrecking havoc across the world, Espinosa spoke about the challenges posed by Trump Administration in the US to making good on the plan to slow down global warming, and why she continues to be an optimist on climate change action.

Waste to manure: Some housing societies lead the green way

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: Times of India - Even as BMC has set an October 2 deadline for housing societies that produce over 100kg of waste daily or have an area above 20,000 sqm to segregate garbage and compost wet waste on their premises, a few societies seem to be already leading the green way.

Finding Solutions for World Water Shortage

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: Voice of America - Yet more than 700 million people worldwide have trouble getting clean, safe water. That number comes from the Water Project, a non-profit group. It estimates that one in nine people do not have access to safe and clean drinking water.

China mulls going electric with aim to ban petrol and diesel cars

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: Telegraph - The Chinese government has signalled it will join the line of nations queuing up to ban the sale of diesel and petrol vehicles in the coming decades.

Climate Finance Accelerator launches in bid to support Paris Agreement action plans

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: BusinessGreen - Inaugural London-based workshop to help developing countries attract the finance they need to deliver national climate action plans

Gender dimensions of climate change

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: Express Tribune - Climate change is not gender neutral. Women and men have different needs, priorities, and possibilities in mitigating and adapting to climate change.

Climat : 90 entreprises responsables de la moitié des hausses des températures

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: L'Obs - BP, Chevron, Gazprom, Coal India... Les 90 principales entreprises productrices de pétrole, gaz, charbon et ciment sont responsables de 57% de la hausse de la concentration atmosphérique en CO2, de près de 50% de la hausse de la température moyenne mondiale, et d’environ 30% de la hausse du niveau moyen des mers observées depuis 1880. Ce sont les résultats d’une étude publiée jeudi par l’ONG américaine Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) dans la revue "Climate Change".

Opening new frontiers in green finance

11. September 2017 - 3:59
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S. Korea to host general meeting of U.N. body on climate change next year

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: Yonhap - South Korea has been selected to host the general meeting of a United Nations-affiliated body on climate change next year, the government said Monday.

Poland to treat coal addiction by embracing nuclear power

11. September 2017 - 3:59
Source: EurActiv - Poland’s ongoing large-scale investment in three new coal-fired power plants may be the country’s last fossil fuel venture, its energy minister said last week, indicating a possible energy shift in the EU’s largest eastern member amid revived plans to embrace nuclear power.

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