Updated: 16 weeks 4 days ago
Source: New Yorker - Has climate change made it harder for people to care about conservation?
Source: Globe and Mail - Montreals Biothermica Technologies Inc. clinched a deal earlier this month to sell $860,000 worth of carbon credits generated by reducing methane emissions at a coal mine in Alabama to an unnamed California buyer who needed them to meet the states climate regulations.
Source: The Hindu - Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya, which is teaching music to children from downtrodden families, has emerged as a campus fully dependent on solar energy.
Source: The Age - The Abbott government has committed Australia to joining the next big global climate pact.
Source: Reuters - The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating work on a global climate deal due in December.
Source: AP - The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
Source: AP - Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging Friday to cut greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutants 25 percent by 2030.
Source: eco-business.com - Its time to get serious about compensation for loss and damage from climate change, lobal lead on issues of climate change and resilience for ActionAid international, Harjeet Singh.
Source: Greentech Lead - The Asian Development Bank has become the first multilateral development bank accredited to get financing from the Green Climate Fund.
Source: Khaleej Time - Hours after switching off lights for Earth Hour, Dubai on Sunday announced its decision to switch to green concrete to make its ever-expanding built-up areas healthier and more sustainable.
Source: AFP - Hundreds of landmarks from Paris' Eiffel Tower to the Seattle Space Needle will dim their lights on Saturday, as people around the world go briefly off-grid to mark Earth Hour with candlelight and barbecues.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - An increase in strong thunderstorms could be responsible for greater rainfall in the tropics as a result of climate change, new research says.
Source: Reuters - Satellite data from 1994 to 2012 reveals an accelerating decline in Antarctica's massive floating ice shelves, with some shrinking 18 percent, in a development that could hasten the rise in global sea levels, scientists say.
Source: RTCC - Leading scientist warns the worlds poor are not safe under internationally agreed limit on temperature rise
Source: RTCC - National bodies in Senegal and Peru, non-profit investors Acumen and the Pacifics SPREP approved to disburse funds
Source: Guardian - Representatives of 30 cities gather in Paris to sign declaration that will also commit them to use their 10bn purchasing power to buy eco-friendly
Source: Le Monde - « Je vous demande de vous mobiliser autant que possible pour que la pression puisse être exercée autant que nécessaire », a lancé, jeudi 26 mars, à quelques mois de la conférence sur le climat, le président François Hollande aux élus de 32 capitales et grandes agglomérations européennes réunies à Paris à linitiative de la maire Anne Hidalgo, et du maire de Rome Ignazio Marino. Lenjeu : arriver à un « accord global et contraignant » en décembre.
Source: Fairfax Media - Australia is facing a crisis, headed towards a future where beer will be decidedly average and climate change will literally leave us with a bad taste in our mouths. A time when artificial supplements are the norm and water restrictions a way of life.
Source: Guardian - The biggest fall in emissions since 1990 saw carbon dioxide output drop by almost a tenth while energy from renewable sources rose to a record high of almost 20% of electricity, government figures show
Source: Ghana News Agency - Ghana has inaugurated a cross-sectoral REDD+ Gender sub-working group to enhance womens participation and contribution to the forestry sector.