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Source: The New Times - Sir David King is the UK Foreign Secretary Special Representative for Climate Change
Source: Hindustan Times - With regard to the Paris climate conference, the environment ministry has started its inter-ministerial consultation, which would be on five essential pillars climate finance, mitigation, adaptation, equity and innovation.
Source: Gulf Times - Plans for the worlds biggest offshore windfarm have been given the green light by the energy secretary, with planning permission for an array of up to 400 turbines 80 miles off the Yorkshire coast on the Dogger Bank.
Source: CNN - With Republicans in control of both houses of Congress, the odds of passing a climate change bill this year are virtually non-existent. But Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, plans to reintroduce legislation to cap carbon emissions this week, anyway, due in part to the impact it could have on the 2016 election.
Source: SKY News - John Prescott is to return to frontline politics ahead of the General Election after Ed Miliband appointed him a climate change adviser.
Source: Radio New Zealand International - The Government has rejected forest owners' claims that New Zealand is going to miss its greenhouse gas reduction targets.
Source: Daily Times - Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan on Sunday said that efforts are being made at various levels in the light of policy recommendations proposed in the National Climate Change Policy of Pakistan to cope with the negative impacts of climate change.
Aviation Emissions Projects Soon Clear For Take-off Under Kyoto Protocols Clean Development Mechanism
Source: Caribbean News Service - The aviation sector will soon have a new way to measure, account for and reward reductions in the gases that contribute to climate change thanks to work agreed to this week by the Board that runs the Kyoto Protocols Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Source: Les Echos - Le défi du changement climatique reste en bonne place dans lagenda du chef de lEtat.
Source: Rappler - The French leader's state visit from Thursday to Friday, February 26 to 27, will focus on climate change, but the recent attacks in Paris have also brought security to the forefront, said Aquino spokesman Herminio Coloma.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - The southward shift of cyclones under climate change will force planners to demand stronger building standards as far south as Coffs Harbour on the NSW North Coast, Cairns climatologist Steve Turton says.
Source: New Kerala - Scaling up investment to tackle leprosy, dengue fever, sleeping sickness and other neglected tropical diseases will improve the health and well-being of more than 1.5 billion people, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday
Source: Deutsche Welle - A Mongolian government study suggest a quarter of the country has become desert over the past three decades. Paris-based artist Daesung Lee uses art to highlight a problem threatening the traditional nomadic way of life
Source: Radio New Zealand International - A workshop in Auckland today is aiming to help Pacific Island countries develop their responses to climate change.
Source: The Namibian - The FNB Global United Climate Kick will be held for the sixth successive year with a match between Global United and a Kunene All Stars team in Outjo on 28 March.
Source: IPS - Not far above Trinidads capital, Port-of-Spain, in a corner of the St. Anns valley in the Northern Range, the community of Fondes Amandes have come together since 1982 to respond to the climate change.
Source: AP - Four times more sick and dying sea lion pups have gotten stranded on California beaches this year, and experts say unusually warm ocean water along the West Coast is to blame.
Source: Cleantechnica - Private sector project developers in Indias rapidly growing renewable energy would be happy to have the backing of the countrys largest bank as they get ready to participate in cut-throat competitive bidding.
Source: jakarta Post - Indonesia will miss the informal deadline for setting national emissions reduction targets ahead of the December 2015 UN climate conference in Paris, as it wants to ensure it can follow through on what it promises.
Greek Orthodox Patriarch to attend Philippines climate change forum on French presidents invitation
Source: Hurriyet - Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew will attend a climate change forum in the Philippines on Feb. 26-27, on the invitation of French President François Hollande.