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Source: Reuters - Nineteen countries, including Germany, Britain and France, have so far handed out a total of around 500 million free European Union carbon permits to industry to cover their 2015 emissions, European Commission data showed on Tuesday.
Source: Boston Globe - In a new chapter in Congresss battle over climate change and how to address it, senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee are dueling over scientific conflicts of interest and academic freedom.
Source: Sun-Sentinel - To raise awareness about climate change, Wellington resident Kathe Thompson walked for eight months across 3,000 miles, from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., with the Great March for Climate Action.
Source: Guardian - Green technology should be as much a focus of tackling climate change as the United Nations negotiations leading up to a crunch conference in Paris this December, the UKs top foreign office adviser on climate said on Tuesday.
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Source: The Australian - A PUSH for Harvard University to divest its massive $36bn endowment of interests in 200 fossil fuel companies is building ahead of two days of civil disobedience scheduled for April.
Source: Bloomberg - China, the worlds biggest carbon emitter, is in discussions to determine a top negotiator for climate talks in Paris at the end of this year.
Source: SciDev.net - More South-East Asian countries are adopting the 2050 Pathways Calculator, a web-based tool to help determine how their energy and related economic strategies will impact on greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris later this year.
Source: BusinessGreen - India is set to double tax on coal production and use the revenues to promote clean energy and electric vehicles
Source: International Business Times - In a blink, trillions of dollars in investments become worthless. Stock markets reel as banks play "hot potato" with once-lucrative assets they now can't unload quickly enough.
Source: RTCC - UN climate chief says visit to typhoon-hit Philippines demonstrates why a deal to curb global warming in Paris is essentia
Source: Gulf News - The first solar flight on a global trip may take off from Abu Dhabi on Saturday (March 7), subject to weather conditions.
Source: Solarenergy.net - Unlike many of its Middle Eastern neighbors, Jordan is not blessed with copious oil and gas resources
Source: Xinhua - Egypt seeks to benefit from the highly-advanced Chinese expertise in various environmental issues, Egyptian Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy told Xinhua in an interview on Monday.
Source: Philippine Star - The Philippines may tap foreign funding to help address the effects of climate change, especially in vulnerable areas, as the Department of Budget and Management has released P1.15 billion to the Department of Public Works and Highways to boost infrastructure projects in areas affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda.
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Source: Zawya - How the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working with the Government of Dubai to train the future low-carbon leaders to facilitate green economic development.
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Source: NY Times - Drawing one of the strongest links yet between global warming and human conflict, researchers said Monday that an extreme drought in Syria between 2006 and 2009 was most likely due to climate change, and that the drought was a factor in the violent uprising that began there in 2011.
Source: RFI - LAfrique commémore ce 3 mars la Journée africaine de lenvironnement, rebaptisée depuis 2012 Journée Wangari Maathai.