You might like
Source: Times of India - Researchers from Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) and Azim Premji University (APU) have initiated an 18-month study on climate change adaptation among farmers in the Manimutharu Irrigation area in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.
Source: Seychelles News Agency - Despite being hardest-hit by the devastating impacts of climate change, finding the funding to battle its effects remains one of the biggest headaches experienced by small island nations.
Source: PTI - In an overwhelming response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for commemorating an International Day of Yoga, about 130 countries have joined as co-sponsors to an India-led UN General Assembly resolution recognising yoga's benefits.
Source: AFP - Lightning has the power to spark wildfires and kill, and scientists said Thursday that climate change may lead to 50 percent more of it by century's end.
Source: Reuters - After this week's carbon deal between the United States and China, No. 3 emitter India faces growing pressure to devise a clear strategy and step out of China's shadow during pivotal global climate talks.
Source: RTCC - The Netherlands has pledged 100 million (US $125m) to the Green Climate Fund. Minister of foreign trade and development cooperation Lilianne Ploumen announced the contribution during a visit to Rwanda on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua - The international conference on 'mountain people adapting to change: solutions beyond boundaries' concluded in Kathmandu on Wednesday, developing a list of actions urgently needed to help the residents of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) deal with severe impacts of climate change
Source: NY Times - When the presidents of China and the United States pledged on Wednesday to reduce or limit carbon dioxide emissions, analysts and policy advisers said, the two leaders sent an important signal: that the worlds largest economies were willing to work together on climate change.
Source: Guardian - Business has long been seen as a barrier to the sustainable use of natural resources but the example of Virunga National Park proves otherwise
Source: Guardian - Carbon mapping by the Carnegie Institute for Science reveals nearly seven billion tonnes of carbon stored in Perus rainforests, in a technique that could help preserve such stores to reduce carbon emissions
Source: Xinhua - United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres on Wednesday hailed a joint announcement by China and the United States on climate change as providing momentum towards a new climate agreement in Paris in 2015.
Source: Bloomberg - Chinas decision to join with U.S. President Barack Obama in reining in greenhouse gases jump-starts the global fight against climate change, removing an excuse for inaction in developing nations.
Source: AP - Don't expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world's rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.
Source: Reuters - Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday wasted no time in criticizing what they called President Barack Obama's "one-sided" climate deal with China, using the announcement to declare war on the administration's plan to use executive actions to combat carbon emissions.
Source: Reuters - A deal between China and the United States to combat global warming is "heartening" although it falls short of the action needed to avert the worst impacts, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists said on Wednesday.
Source: AP - As the U.S. and China - the world's top two polluting nations - turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most populous U.S. state as an example of the costs and challenges of fighting global warming.
Source: Reuters - European carbon prices rose to an eight month high on Tuesday after the new European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy urged nations to agree speedy reforms of the bloc's carbon market.
Source: Peru this Week - Leonardo DiCaprio will be attending COP 20, the Lima Climate Change Conference in December, diplomatic sources have told Peru this Week.
Source: RTCC - Next weeks Green Climate Fund pledging conference gives the US president a chance to show commitment on climate