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Climat : octobre 2015 explose le compteur

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: Challenges - Avec 1,04°C de plus que la référence climatologique (calculée sur 1951-1980) le mois d'octobre 2015 explose le compteur des températures planétaires.
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Paludisme, dengue, stress... Le changement climatique devient une urgence médicale

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: Challenges - Le changement climatique sera responsable de 250.000 décès supplémentaires par an, avertit l'OMS. Paludisme, dengue, sous-alimentation, maladies respiratoires, stress, sont autant de conséquences du réchauffement.
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BNP Paribas va arrêter à son tour le financement de l'extraction de charbon

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: Les Echos - La banque va doubler ses financements des énergies renouvelables d'ici à 2020.
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Permafrost: hiding a climate time bomb?

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: AFP - Umiujaq (Canada) (AFP) - On the front line of climate change in the Canadian Arctic, scientists hunt for clues to a potentially catastrophic global warming trend: melting permafrost.
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Indigenous peoples’ voices must be heard at Paris climate change conference, UN agency says

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: UN News Centre - Indigenous peoples own, occupy or manage up to 65 per cent of the Earth’s land surface
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Ahead of UN conference, Reykjavik and businesses sign declaration on climate change

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: UN News Centre - A declaration on climate issues has been signed in Iceland by the city of Reykjavik and more than one hundred businesses and institutions, all pledging to take active measures to cut global warming by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and cut waste.
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More Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas Sanctions Carbon Capture and Storage

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: Forbes - “CCS must be deployed to make deep cuts in CO2 emissions,” International Energy Agency
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UK heritage hit by climate change, warns National Trust

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: The Guardian - Rising temperatures and more extreme weather posing new challenges for National Trust properties’ gardens, rare books and tapestries
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139 Countries Could Get All of their Power from Renewable Sources

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: Scientific American - Energy from wind, water and sun would eliminate nuclear and fossil fuels
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Study Urges New York Buildings to Upgrade Heating Systems to Cut Emissions

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:44
Source: The New York Times - Mayor Bill de Blasio has set an ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050.
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Arctic experts optimistic about Paris climate conference, COP21

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: CBC - Arctic experts say they expect the upcoming Paris climate summit to achieve more than previous climate talks and put indigenous issues at the forefront.
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Clean energy in refugee camps could save millions of dollars

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: Guardian - Stretched humanitarian agencies could save millions of dollars – and reduce carbon emissions, deforestation and violence against women and girls – if solar power and other clean energy sources were installed at refugee camps, according to new analysis released today.
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Climate change and cities: a prime source of problems, yet key to a solution

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: Guardian - Ahead of the COP21 UN climate summit, Nicholas Stern and Dimitri Zenghelis argue that the choices cities make today on transport and industry will determine whether the world can benefit from resource-efficient growth
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Rockefeller Fund: 'The oil age is coming to an end'

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: Deutsche Welle - Stephen Heintz, president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, explains to DW how it makes perfect sense that a fund which got rich on oil is now divesting from fossil fuels.
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Obama 'optimistic' of Paris climate summit success

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: AFP - US President Barack Obama said Wednesday he was "optimistic" a crucial summit in Paris aimed at securing a deal to contain global warming change would be a success.
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Paris steps up security for United Nations climate change conference

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: LA Times - The popular gathering places – a concert hall, a sports stadium, busy bars and cafes – hit last week by shooting and bomb attacks presented extremists with ideal opportunities to inflict major casualties.
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Paris Climate Conference Represents 'Best Chance' For World To Act

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: NPR - NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Todd Stern, the U.S. special envoy for climate change, ahead of the Paris Climate Conference. Negotiators from nearly 200 countries will discuss how to slow climate change.
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In Asia, Obama says climate action will be good for business

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: AP - Weeks away from a deadline, President Barack Obama sought to build momentum Wednesday for a potentially legacy-burnishing global climate change agreement by arguing that bold climate action will be a boon for businesses in Asia and around the world.
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France to decide on Paris climate rally by Thursday

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: Reuters - France will decide in the next couple of days whether to let climate change activists stage a rally in Paris on Nov. 29, the eve of a U.N. summit, amid worries about security after attacks that killed 129 people, an organizer said on Tuesday.
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OECD agrees deal to restrict financing for coal technology

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 06:59
Source: Reuters - Members of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) struck a deal on Tuesday to restrict subsidies used to export technology for coal-fired power plants, ending months of wrangling.
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