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Source: EFE - El Consejo de Ministros de Perú aprobó hoy el proyecto de ley que acoge la creación del Instituto Nacional de Investigación en Glaciares y Ecosistemas de Montaña (INIAGEM) para el diseño de políticas que defiendan su vulnerabilidad ante el cambio climático.
Source: UN News Centre - Investing in ways to adapt to climate change will promote the livelihood of 65 per cent of Africans, the United Nations environmental agency reported, warning also that failing to address the phenomenon could reverse decades of development progress on the continent.
Source: Climate Central - By the end of this century, summers in most of the 1,001 cities we analyzed will feel like summers now in Texas and Florida (in temperatures only, not humidity), the report reads. And in Texas, most cities are going to feel like the hottest cities now in the Lone Star State, or will feel more like Phoenix and Gilbert in Arizona, among the hottest summer cities in the U.S. today.
Source: Reuters - The Tibetan plateau, whose glaciers supply water to hundreds of millions of people in Asia, were warmer over the past 50 years than at any stage in the past two millennia, a Chinese newspaper said, citing an academic report.
Source: Cameroon Tribune - Journalists from countries in the Central African sub-region have been reminded that if they do not broadcast enough information to help communities adapt to the effects of climate change then the latter's nefarious effects will be disastrous in all domains of human life.
Source: Takepart.com - Sea otters arent just unbearably cute; theyre also emerging as key players in keeping the oceans healthy in a warming world, according to new scientific research.
Source: RTCC - Latest meeting of leading emerging economies ends with leadership challenge to developed world
Source: RTCC - Fears over a funding crunch are affecting trust ahead of 2015 Paris deal, says Ecuadors chief climate negotiator
Source: GreenBiz - Forests cover nearly half of Oregons 62 million acres, and while wood product markets have faced challenges in recent years, the forest sector employs more than 76,000 people in Oregon and accounts for nearly 7 percent of Oregons economic base
Source: RTCC - Not all youths protest. Some have become part of official government delegations. What can they achieve?
Source: Reuters - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flagged cooperation on tackling climate change during a brief stop in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, where he emphasised ties dating back to World War Two.
Source: Reuters - A year ago, U.S. President Barack Obama sought to mobilize the nation behind a grand plan: fight climate change by slashing carbon pollution at home, while prodding other countries to follow.
Source: Reuters - The Pacific Ocean has warmed in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, renewing signs of the development of an El Nino weather pattern.
Source: The New Times - Women, youth and other vulnerable groups are set to benefit from a newly proposed project that seeks to address challenges caused by climate change in the country.
Source: BBC - Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.
Source: GreenBiz - An elite group of leaders in cities, buildings and technology will convene in New York City next month to explore the trends and technologies leading to next-gen buildings and cities
Source: Cleantechnica - The rise of the electric vehicle has been predominantly centered in North America and Europe, but new figures from Navigant Research predict that the Asia Pacific region will soon become the largest market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs).
Source: Reuters - Brazil's state-owned development bank BNDES will offer loans to power companies to cover up to 65 percent of the cost of new solar generation projects in the country, part of the government's plan to rapidly develop a local solar energy industry.
Source: Philippine Information Agency - "Climate Change is a real issue now that calls of us to work together from the barangay to the municipalities to the province and the national level. To survive climate change, we have to build a betternation by taking care of our environment and natural wealth."
Source: Prensa Latina - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for greater support to young people on the occasion of the International Youth Day to be celebrated tomorrow August 12th.