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UN Human Rights Council declares climate a priority

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: Climate Change News - At the beginning of this month, the Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a new resolution on Human Rights and Climate Change,1 emphasising the links between UN climate negotiations and the protection of human rights.
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Global warming implicated in dinosaur extinction

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: The Guardian - New technique for measuring ancient temperatures finds two pulses of climate warming at the end of the Cretaceous
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Denmark’s Tourism Industry Is About To Get A Big Boost From Global Warming

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: The Daily Caller - Denmark’s typically cold, wet climate is about to turn into a coastal paradise this summer thanks in part to global warming, according to a report from Danish magazine Fagbladet 3F.
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DiCaprio's foundation grants USD 15.7 M to stop climate change

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: Business Standard - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation is set to donate USD 15.7 million to help solve environmental issues, such as climate change.
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Loss and damage, here and now

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: Eco Business - Despite strenuous efforts by many rich governments, loss and damage due to climate change is evident everywhere; UN environment and climate bodies suggest some ways to deal with it.
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Vancouver to eliminate new greenhouse gas building emissions by 2030

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: CBC News - The proposal is part of the City's plan to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world
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Extreme measures are needed': Namibia's battle with drought comes to its cities

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: The Guardian - Two weeks ago, the President of Namibia officially declared the country to be in a state of emergency. The country is facing its most severe drought in more than 25 years.
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Ireland currently imports 85 percent of its energy, 35 percent above the European average, just behind Malta, Cyprus and Luxembourg.

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: Energy Digital - In the first six months of 2016, wind energy has ‘saved’ Ireland €70 million in foreign energy imports.
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COP 22 : Les pays africains souhaitent parler d’une même voix en faveur de l’eau à Marrakech

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: Guinee News - Les rideaux sont tombés sur la conférence internationale de l’eau et du climat, ce mardi 12 juillet 2016 à Rabat, la capitale administrative marocaine, a remarqué sur place votre quotidien en ligne, Guinéenews.
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Financements verts : L’Afrique veut un traitement particulier

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:54
Source: Le Soleil - L’eau apparait comme un élément clé en Afrique eu égard au fait que dans les différents plans d’adaptation et d’atténuation, 92 % ont trait à elle.
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With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Climate Home - Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground?
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Climate change could trigger 'tipping point' for East Antarctic Totten Glacier

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: ABC Australia - The Totten Glacier in East Antarctica has an unstable area that could collapse and contribute to more than two metres of sea level rise beyond what is generally predicted if climate change remains unchecked, researchers say.
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Patricia Espinosa: Mexikanerin wird Chefin des Uno-Klimasekretariats

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Spiegel - Von der Botschafterin in Deutschland zur Klimachefin der Uno: Die Mexikanerin Patricia Espinosa wird Nachfolgerin von Christiana Figueres.
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Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Guardian - Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental study ever undertaken by the UN has found.
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In Last Months In Office, Here's How Obama Seeks To Cement Paris Climate Accord

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Forbes - The multi-year effort to secure a new international climate agreement reached a crescendo last December when the world came together to strike the Paris climate agreement
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OPINION: Climate Change Mitigation - Africa Must Be At the Forefront

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: The New Times -
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Warming far outpacing climate action, as UN negotiators meet in Bonn

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: mongabay.com - The opening of the United Nation’s annual mid-year climate conference in Bonn Germany offered up dramatically contrasting messages this week: national leaders and political negotiators congratulated themselves, proudly celebrating the “historic Paris Agreement,” while environmentalists warned somberly that the Earth is far worse off than most people realize, with the political will for climate action still falling far behind the fearfully rapid pace of warming.
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Transport Emissions Must Peak Soon to Hit Paris Targets

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Environmental News Service - International shipping and aviation will have to cap their greenhouse gas emissions soon for the world to meet the ambitious goals in the Paris Climate Agreement, participants at a side event at the Bonn climate change conference heard today.
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Canada’s most populous province passes climate change law

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Climate Home - Carbon trading and a green investment fund underpin Ontario plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050
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Vers une hausse majeure de la consommation mondiale d’énergie ?

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 07:09
Source: Connaissance des energies - L’EIA américaine a rendu public la semaine dernière son dernier « International Energy Outlook » où l’organisme gouvernemental y expose ses prévisions d’évolution de la consommation énergétique dans le monde d’ici à 2040. En voici les principaux enseignements.
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