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In two years solar energy for residential sector would be cheaper than electricity grid: Solar players

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Economic Times - In the next two years, solar power will be cheaper than the electricity grid in the residential sector, says solar energy provider SunSource Energy which on Monday successfully implemented the first two phases of a 100 MW solar project in South East Asia.

New DC program puts solar panels on homes of low-income families

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: WTOP - A new program touted by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser aims to install solar panels on nearly 300 homes of low-income D.C. families.

Protein From Solar Energy & Carbon Dioxide Could Slow The Pace Of Climate Change

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Clean Technica - Humans need protein to survive, but growing the food that supplies the much needed protein adds carbon dioxide and methane to the atmosphere, speeding up the pace of climate change. Agriculture has many other negative environmental effects.

How Mongolia's nomads are adapting to climate change

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Deutsche Welle - Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia's nomadic herders.

Romans threatened with water rationing as Italy's heatwave drags on

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Guardian - Half of capital’s 3 million residents could have water switched off for eight hours a day after Italy’s driest spring for 60 years

Sécheresse : Rome va fermer le robinet d'eau huit heures par jour

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Libération - En raison de la sécheresse qui s'abat sur l'Italie, les autorités de la capitale ont décidé de priver les habitants d'eau courante pendant un tiers de la journée. Une mesure qui prendra effet dès vendredi.

Ouganda : contre le réchauffement climatique, freiner la déforestation

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Et si le versement de modestes sommes d'argent incitait de petits propriétaires à ne pas couper les arbres de leurs domaines. Illustration en Ouganda.

La sequía deja el río Tíber sin agua y los grifos con recortes

25. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: EFE Verde - Hoy se decide en Roma si se aplica un programa de restricción del suministro en la capital italiana tras la decisión de las autoridades regionales de detener la captación en el lago de Bracciano ante la preocupante sequía.

Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: PBS - The Italian city of Venice is prone to frequent flooding because it has sunk five inches over the last century, but it is also grappling with a new challenge: sea-level rise, caused by climate change, which increases the severity.

Climate change shifts strawberry farming

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Tampa Bay Times - Florida strawberry growers already have experienced a dress rehearsal for the impacts of climate change during the past two seasons.

La France pourrait connaître des pics de chaleur à 50°C à la fin du siècle

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Le Monde - C’est une véritable fournaise que nous annonce, à l’horizon de la fin du siècle, une étude publiée mercredi 19 juillet dans la revue Environmental Research Letters. Les températures estivales maximales pourraient alors dépasser en France, par endroits, les 50 °C. Selon les régions, elles surpasseraient de 6 à près de 13 degrés les records historiques.

U.K. Braced for Record-Breaking Wet Winters Blames Climate Shift

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - Britain faces a future of record-breaking wet winters, potentially leading to more of the widespread flooding seen in recent years, according to new modeling that incorporates changing climate patterns.

Un “cachalote” aparece varado en París para denunciar el cambio climático

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: EFE Verde - El cuerpo sin vida de un "cachalote" ha aparecido en París, en el borde del río Sena y a pocos metros de la catedral de Notre Dame, encallado por un colectivo de artistas que con esa escultura hiperrealista quisieron concienciar sobre el cambio climático y la pesca intensiva.

Une baleine échouée le long de la Seine pour sensibiliser à la protection de l'environnement

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: RTBF - Tellement réaliste que c'en est bluffant. A Paris, la Seine a vu sur ses berges apparaître une oeuvre d'art assez particulière... Une représentation d'un cachalot (aussi appelé baleine à dents) échoué. Un réalisme qui poursuit un but bien particulier : sensibiliser à la protection de l'environnement. Et le choix de la ville n'est pas anodin. Paris, là où fut signé l'accord climatique de la COP21.

Mercosur destaca "urgencia" de articular respuesta global a cambio climático

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - El Mercado Común del Sur (Mercosur) destacó hoy la "urgencia" de articular una respuesta global contra el cambio climático y promover un desarrollo que reduzca la emisión de gases de efecto invernadero, y ratificó su compromiso con el Acuerdo de París de las Naciones Unidas.

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

24. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC News - The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland.

A Cheap Fix for Climate Change? Pay People Not to Chop Down Trees

21. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: The New York Times - The tropical forests in western Uganda, home to a dwindling population of endangered chimpanzees, are disappearing at some of the fastest rates on Earth as local people chop down trees for charcoal and to clear space for subsistence farming.

Scientist spreads the word on climate change — by biking across America

21. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: WTOP - David Goodrich has retired from a career in climate science, but he hasn’t stopped warning about climate change’s catastrophic dangers.

Galway wind farm to aid Irish climate targets

21. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: BBC - Galway wind farm to aid Irish climate targets

In coal-focused Pakistan, a wind power breeze is blowing

21. July 2017 - 15:59
Source: Eco Business - Pakistan is beginning to reap the benefits of Chinese investment in renewable energy infrastructure, with the opening of the first wind power project constructed as part of the huge China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, aimed at overhauling the country’s transport and energy systems.

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