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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.
Source: AAP - Climate change is the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef, according to a major new report.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The worlds 52 small island developing states (SIDS), some in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth because of sea-level rise triggered by climate change, will be the focus of an international conference in the South Pacific island nation of Samoa next month.
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Tuvalu's Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga has been appointed co-chair of a one-day UN climate summit, to be held in New York.
Source: INFOREGION - Este jueves 14 se iniciará la Semana COP20 Loreto, una serie de talleres y actividades destinados a informar a la población sobre la Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático (COP20) que se desarrollará en diciembre de este año en Lima.
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Source: Cleantechnica - Germanys renewables did it again, a new record! According to the Fraunhofer institute, renewable energy produced about 81 TWh, or 31% of the nations electricity during the first half of 2014.
Source: Reuters - Grappling with its worst energy crisis in more than a decade, Brazil is making its first big move to develop a local solar power industry that could help reduce its dependence on a battered hydro power system
Source: Rappler - A global scientific organization lists 20 people including Filipinos Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Naderev Saño they want to hear talk at the upcoming 2015 climate talks in Paris
Source: CBS News - Climate change may be playing a role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes, a new study suggests.