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Source: Jamaica Observer - Japan is providing US$15 million to help several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries cope with the impact of climate change.
Source: Reuters - The nearly 200 firms in Shanghai's emissions trading scheme cut their CO2 output by 5.3 million tonnes in 2013 compared with 2011, government officials said Monday, according to state-owned media.
Source: Guardian - Bigger people consume more energy, say researchers, who are proposing that reducing the size of humans could mitigate climate change
Source: Des Moines Register - The odds of a major production slowdown of corn and wheat are as much as 20 times greater with climate change, according to researchers at Stanford University and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Source: Fiji Times - REPRESENTATIVES from the food and agriculture sectors from 14 Pacific island countries are meeting in Nadi to share notes and discuss lessons learnt from a five-year pilot project designed to find adaptations to climate change issues faced by their respective communities
Source: AP - President Barack Obama will attend a United Nations summit on climate change in September.
Source: Reuters - The new U.S. representative to the United Nations body that oversees civil aviation said on Friday he is hopeful the organization's members will be able to agree on a global system to curb carbon emissions from airlines.
Source: The Hindu - India, China and other countries in the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group on Tuesday took the position formally that the new climate agreement must not force developing countries to review their volunteered emission reduction targets
Source: Cleantechnica - Kiva is a world leader in microlending and has helped many people pull themselves out of poverty by lending them money to start small businesses. What may not be known as much is that Kiva also supports renewable energy projects.
Source: Cameroon Tribune - Rural women in Cameroon are facing the adverse effects of climatic changes which continuously affect household's food security, health, and the general well being of women and Families.
Source: almomento.net - El Consejo Nacional para el Cambio Climático y el Mecanismo de Desarrollo Limpio (CNCCMDL) y el Ministerio de Economía, Planificación y Desarrollo (MEPyD) participaron en un taller internacional que se realizó en Lima, Perú, sobre cómo incorporar la adaptación al cambio climático en la inversión pública.
Source: El Peruano - Empieza una nueva etapa. El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, expresó el respaldo de su portafolio a la reforma del transporte que emprende la Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, al considerarla urgente en las tareas para mitigar los efectos del cambio climático.
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Source: BBC - Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.
Source: RTCC - Two weeks ago environment ministers and envoys met in Paris to discuss how to move talks on a climate change deal forward
Source: National Geographic - Twenty African nations have banded together to build a monumental Great Green Wall of Africa - a forest of drought-resistant trees stretching across the edge of the Sahara Desert.
Source: SciDev.net - Activities traditionally carried out by women are closely linked to the environment. They are often tied to ecosystem goods and services, such as clean water, and influence and maintain ecosystem resilience.
Source: RTCC - Study suggests US and China coal curbs could make future investments in sector risky
Source: NY Times - The wind is so relentless that a week can go by before it is calm enough for a crane operator to install the 30-ton blades atop the 260-foot towers at the Panhandle 2 wind farm here. Its worth the wait; a single turbine at the farm can produce 40 percent more energy than an average one.