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Source: eco-business.com - The head of the Philippines Climate Change Commission says extreme weather events that have devastated the country are validating what science has long warned and that climate change remains the biggest risk for governments and businesses.
Source: Reuters - Nearly 90 percent of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect, the environment ministry said on Monday.
Source: Reuters - President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes $7.4 billion to fund clean energy technologies and a $4 billion fund to encourage U.S. states to make faster and deeper cuts to emissions from power plants, officials told Reuters.
Source: Reuters - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earths soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
Source: RTCC - Diplomats must complete draft text in Geneva next month, or risk undermining legal basis for a global accord in December
Source: RTCC - Geopolitical tensions could complicate the path towards UN climate deal set to be signed in December, an advisor to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has warned.
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - Climate change has an image problem. And its not socks, sandals and floral pattern hemp shirts. Typical depictions of the issue, such as homeless polar bears, steaming smoke stacks and swirling storms, are failing to provoke meaningful engagement.
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Source: ABC News - The mysteries of the most isolated island in the world, Rapa Nui, commonly known as Easter Island, have baffled anthropologists and other scientists for generations, and one question about the curious inhabitants who erected those great, strange heads is what happened to the people who made them.
Source: Hindustan Times - The world is set to take a call on new climate treaty in Paris and sustainable development goals (SDGs) in New York this year. What can be expected from the talks in New York?
Source: BusiinessGreen - With rows over fracking dominating the headlines and the United Nation's Paris Summit fast approaching, it would be easy to forget politicians are currently debating reforms to the world's biggest carbon market that could have an equally dramatic impact on green investment over the next five years.
Source: Reuters - In a rare move, oil major Shell on Thursday backed a resolution proposed by activist investors to force the company to recognize climate change risks by improving its transparency.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.
Source: Reuters - American scientists and the general public hold vastly different views on key scientific issues including the role of people in causing climate change, the safety of genetically modified food, and evolution, a poll released on Thursday showed.
Source: AFP - Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
Source: RTCC - Glaciers melting as a result of climate change release soot into the seas, scientists find, with unknown impacts on marine life
Source: BBC - Public belief in the reality of climate change has risen in Britain, partly because of the 2013 winter floods, according to a report.
Source: SciDev.net - The UN is mooting the inclusion of genetic resources in guidelines for national climate change adaptation plans to support food security in developing countries.
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Source: USA Today - Extreme La Niñas could become more frequent because of global warming, according to a study out this week in the British journal Nature Climate Change.