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'Green' mutual funds bounce back after Trump-induced retreat

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - After U.S. President Donald Trump's election last November, investors pulled nearly $68 million from so-called "green" mutual funds, reflecting fear that his pro-coal agenda would hurt renewable energy firms.

UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it is "absolutely essential" that the world unite to combat the threat from climate change.

Gujarat: Government constitutes panel to set up renewable projects at Kandla port, says Nitin Gadkari

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Express - The Centre has constituted a panel to explore setting up 200 MW solar and wind energy project on the land at Kandla port in Gujarat, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.

Exxon Facing Off With Shareholders in Climate Showdown

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - Presiding over his first annual meeting since predecessor Rex Tillerson left to become U.S. secretary of state, Woods will be tested Wednesday on everything from climate change to his own paycheck.

Renewables grow to 17% of electricity mix as sector calls for certainty

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Clean Energy Council report says while Australia is on track to deliver the 2020 renewable energy target, ‘clear policy direction and support is required beyond 2020’

Amid U.S. doubt, U.N. chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Climate change is undeniable and it is "absolutely essential" the world fight the problem together, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres argued on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump considers pulling out of the Paris climate deal.

U.S. resists plan to link climate change, ocean health: U.N. co-chair

31. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - The United States is resisting plans to highlight how climate change is disrupting life in the oceans at a U.N. conference of almost 200 nations next week, Sweden's deputy prime minister, who will co-chair the talks, said on Tuesday.

Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Guardian - Economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, say taxes of $100 per metric tonne could be needed by 2030

Steel CEOs say EU carbon reforms threaten jobs, investment

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Steelmakers in Europe have written to EU leaders urging them not to burden the industry with extra carbon emissions costs they say would make them uncompetitive against foreign rivals and raise the risk of job losses and plant closures.

Climate change could make cities 8C hotter – scientists

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Under a dual onslaught of global warming and localised urban heating, some of the world’s cities may be as much as 8C (14.4F) warmer by 2100, researchers have warned.

Insomniac? Climate change could make that worse

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Zee News - The researchers said if climate change is not addressed, warmer temperatures could cause six additional nights of insufficient sleep per 100 individuals by 2050 and approximately 14 extra nights per 100 by 2099,.

King Tides are just more evidence of climate change reality for Maui

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Maut Time - The fact that the ocean is creeping up ever further on Maui and Hawaii shores is a reality anyone here can see.

Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: CNN - The heat is on: President Trump says he will decide this week whether to stick with the landmark Paris climate accord.

GIS NEWS: Caribbean considers new climate change approaches

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: St. Lucia News Online - Recently, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland welcomed high commissioners and climate change innovators to a Commonwealth-facilitated conference in London, calling on all to work together on technologies and approaches that have the potential to reverse climate change.

Carbon cap rule in Washington state faces legal challenge

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - Even as the Trump administration seeks to roll back Obama-era rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, Washington state is forging ahead with its own rules to cap carbon pollution from big industrial facilities.

Urban 'heat islands' seen doubling city costs for climate change

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Heat trapped by dark-colored roads and buildings will more than double cities' costs for tackling global warming this century by driving up energy demand to keep citizens cool and by aggravating pollution, scientists said on Monday.

Morocco capitalises on early lead in renewables

30. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - Nation’s expertise in local solar and wind technology counts in sub-Saharan market

G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues

29. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.

Island nation Kiribati says in dire need of cash to combat climate change

29. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The Pacific island nation of Kiribati is in dire need of aid as drought pushes it closer to declaring a state of emergency and it struggles with rising seas and other effects of climate change which could cost "billions", said President Taneti Mamau.

Climate change agreement 'will survive' - Antonio Guterres

29. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC - Speaking to the BBC, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who is also in Sicily for the meeting, said that the accord would survive regardless of Mr Trump's position.

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