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Source: ClimateWire - Renewable energy could economically provide China the majority of its energy by midcentury, according to a new report.
Source: Forbes - What will it take for humanity to listen to scientists? That was the question a panel of Nobel Laureates asked at Hong Kongs Asia Society Center on April 22nd as they urged quick global action on climate change.
Source: Gulf News - Industry experts, as part of Earth Day celebrations, lauded the UAEs concrete push for low-carbon growth by increasing its focus on renewables.
Source: Reuters - Economic output by the world's oceans is worth $2.5 trillion a year, rivaling nations such as Britain or Brazil, but marine wealth is sinking fast because of over-fishing, pollution and climate change, a study said on Thursday.
Source: Guardian - The fast-food giant announced it will work with its suppliers to end deforestation in its global supply chain. But do the super-sized claims stack up?
Source: Washington Post - President Obama will visit an ecologically sensitive national park on Wednesday in a politically sensitive state
Source: Reuters - The former head of Australia's respected Climate Commission, which was disbanded by conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2013, on Thursday challenged the government to explain its recent decision to fund a controversial new climate institute.
Source: UN News Centre - Humanity is well aware of the devastating damage and pollution it have wrought on planet Earth, and even with this knowledge, we have yet to change our ways, United Nations Secretary-General said today urging people to reset their relationship with nature and every living being it sustains.
Source: EurActv - France's climate action bill could be larger than usual this year, with the international climate negotiations (COP 21) taking place in Paris in December.
Source: Latin Times - Since the Industrial Revolution, human activity has destroyed the natural environment and is responsible for climate change. While not everyone blames mankinds actions, a 2013 report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded with 95 percent certainty that people are to blame for at least half the climate change in the last half-century.
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
Source: The Independent - There is a one-in-ten chance of the world being 6C warmer than it is today by 2100 which would lead to cataclysmic changes in the global climate with unimaginable consequences for human civilisation, leading climate researchers have warned in an Earth Statement.
Source: PTI - Talking tough, India today asked developed nations not to view climate change as "a business opportunity" and asserted that it would not allow "bullying" tactics as the days of "bulldozing" were over.
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Source: Guardian - Australia should aim to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2025, compared with 2000 levels, in order to catch up to other countries efforts and prove it is a good global citizen, according to a Climate Change Authority review.
Source: Bloomberg - Pity the trees. For U.S. newspapers and television, celebrity articles and gossip trump stories about the environment by a wide margin.
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Source: Forbes - For many companies, Earth Day is a time for releasing corporate sustainability reports, unveiling new environmental initiatives or sponsoring community festivals honoring the day.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Australia has been urged to rapidly accelerate its cuts to greenhouse gases, with the independent Climate Change Authority recommending the Abbott government adopt an ambitious 30 per cent reduction target on 2000 levels by 2025.
Source: BBC - Scientists are calling on world leaders to sign up to an eight-point plan of action at landmark talks in Paris.