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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.
Due to the winter weather conditions forecasted for tomorrow, the Colorado High School Science Bowl has been cancelled. It is unknown at this time if the event will be rescheduled.
Source: RTCC - Ahead of key European Parliament vote next Tuesday, researchers urge early reform to flagship climate policy
Source: International Business Times - Increased coastal flooding, more intense heat waves and lots of rain are on the horizon for New Yorkers as global greenhouse gases drive manmade climate change and alter weather patterns, a report from the New York City Panel on Climate Change predicts.
Source: PTI - With the post-2015 development agenda set to be adopted later this year at the UN, India has said developing nations must be given the "necessary space" to pull their people out of poverty while pursuing socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth.
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Source: Hindustan Times - As the United Nations gears up for a major global summit on climate change in Paris in December, EcoSikh, a US-based organisation, has appealed to Sikhs to focus on climate change when they celebrate Sikh Environment Day on March 14 this year.
Source: Wall Street Journal - As an island nation, Japan controls large swaths of ocean territory, about the sixth-greatest expanse of any country in the world, according to government data. That is stark contrast to its relatively meagre land area, which ranks near the middle of list, in 60th place. So it makes sense for Japan to look to the seas for renewable energy something it hasnt done so far.
Source: Reuters - A compromise date of the very end of 2018 for reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has run into opposition from some legislators, EU sources said, ahead of a vote next week that will be closely watched by the world's biggest carbon market.
Source: Trade Arabia - The UAE has inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that will bring clean energy to some of Fijis outer islands.
Source: France bleu - À dix mois du Sommet climat de Paris qui va réunir la plupart des pays du monde pour plancher sur les mesures à prendre pour limiter le réchauffement climatique, des étudiants venus de plusieurs pays européens se retrouvent à Toulouse toute cette fin de semaine pour "leur"sommet climat.
Source: Reuters - Global carbon emissions from energy use will grow at 25 percent between 2013 and 2035, a slightly slower rate than previously estimated, BP said on Tuesday, but still above the rate scientists say would avoid the worst effects of climate change.