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Source: Economic Times - Terming the Indo-US Joint Working Group as an "important platform" for addressing environment and sustainable development concerns, Environment minister Prakash Javadekar today said the group needs to work "very closely" and develop common understanding and balanced package for post 2020 period.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Global food giant General Mills has promised to set targets for its own greenhouse gas emissions and do more to reduce them through its supply chain, while sustainably sourcing its 10 priority ingredients - half its total purchases - by 2020.
Source: Bloomberg - German water supplies will become increasingly threatened this century as climate change raises the risk of droughts and water shortages in the country.
Climate Change: US East Coast Hit Hardest By 'Nuisance Flooding' Amid Sea Level Rise From Climate Change, NOAA Scientists Say
Source: International Business Times - The U.S. East Coast is bearing the brunt of the rise in nuisance flooding minor events that shut down roads and clog storm drains but arent particularly dangerous. Such floods have increased by more than fivefold in the past 50 years as coastal sea levels rise because of climate change, federal scientists say.
Source: Business Insider - Stanford University scientists have produced the first-ever high-resolution carbon geography of Peru, a country whose tropical forests are among the world's most vital in terms of mitigating the global impact of climate change.
Source: Renwable Energy Magazine - The three agencies will support the efforts of Eastern Caribbean states to reduce high energy costs and dependence on fossil fuels by diversifying the regions energy mix and promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Source: Solomon Star News - The Pacific is a vast ocean - but some countries are obviously easier and quicker to get to than others. In recent years it's been in Tonga, Niue, Vanuatu, New Zealand and the Cook Islands. But in the last two years the northern Pacific has taken a turn - in 2013 it was in the Marshall Islands and this year it's the far-flung reaches of Palau.
Source: The Independent - Neil Youngs concern for the environment shows no sign of abating. 44 years after first singing look at Mother Nature on the run in the 1970s, the Canadian legend is following in Stings footsteps by throwing his weight behind a new project to save the rainforest.
Source: TIME - The longer the U.S. holds off action to mitigate climate change, the more costly the effort will become, a new report shows
Source: Reuters - Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to address global warming.
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - THE East African Regional Youth Summit on Climate Change opened in Mwanza last week and participants deliberated on the impact of weather change on the region.
Source: RTCC - Governor Jay Inslee prepares second attempt at developing cap and trade scheme in north west state
Source: Guardian - Study says Southern Alps mountain range has lost 34% of permanent snow and ice since 1977
Pacific leaders to discuss climate change, sustainable fishing during Pacific Islands Forum in Palau
Source: ABC Australia - Hundreds of delegates from across the Pacific are arriving in Koror in Palau to discuss climate change, non-communicable diseases and protecting marine life.
Source: Phys.org - Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the "green ceiling" inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday.
Source: Christian Science Monitor - What would a world powered by solar energy alone look like? According to one study, it would need to be enough solar panels to fill an area about the size of West Virginia.
Source: RTCC - Leaders from Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and other communities to gather ahead of Ban Ki-moon climate summit
Source: The Hindu - Asserting that the solution to climate change is energy policy, Secretary of State John Kerry has fully supported the saffron revolution call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that cooperation between India and the US in the field would kick off a new chapter in bilateral ties.
Source: NZ Herald - The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organiser has said.
Source: Jamaica Observer - Japan is providing US$15 million to help several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries cope with the impact of climate change.