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Source: Reuters - EU member states agreed on Wednesday to start negotiations on a legal text for reforming the Emissions Trading System (ETS) from 2021, EU diplomats said.
Source: Commodities Now - A new report released by IETA and CDC Climat Research today finds that China has made significant advances on establishing a national emissions trading system, expected to start next year.
Source: Bloomberg - European Union member states agreed on a compromise to seek the start of automatic supply cuts in the worlds biggest carbon market in 2021, giving up plans to push for an accelerated introduction of the fix.
Source: AFP - Imagine you are Sherlock Holmes bent on solving a mystery but the evidence is starting to crumble and eventually you will be left with worthless dust.
Source: ANI - Researchers have revealed that continuous slowdown of the Gulf Stream system, which has been caused by the man-made global warming, can have a negative impact on the marine ecosystems and sea level as well as weather systems in the US and Europe.
Source: ClimateWire - The global pool of issued green bonds, which are designed to fund environmentally friendly projects, tripled from $12 billion in 2013 to a little more than $36 billion last year.
Source: RTCC - Revelations Japan is using climate funds to invest in coal put UNs flagship fund under pressure to agree fossil fuel ban
Source: SciDev.net - France plans to lobby for a deal on farming during the international climate negotiations it is hosting in December a move that could boost funding for agricultural research in developing countries.
Source: Cleantechnica - Eleven Native American communities are planning to implement renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands, thanks to competitively bid acceleration grants from the US Department of Energy.
Source: Le Matin - «Le Maroc uvre pour intégrer la composante du changement climatique dans toutes les politiques publiques», Hakima El Haite, Intervenant, à Paris, lors de la 6e édition du colloque international «Regards croisés des administrations»
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Scientists have bred 30 new varieties of "heat-beating" beans designed to provide protein for the world's poor in the face of global warming, researchers announced on Wednesday.
Source: RTCC - UN climate envoy and former president of Ireland says clean energy access for the poorest must be a priority
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Source: Guardian - The United Nations climate chief appealed to her alma mater, Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, to withdraw from fossil fuels, in an important symbolic show of support for the campus divestment campaign.
Source: Irish Times - It is our grandchildren who will benefit from applying the brakes today to bring the momentum of climate change to a slow halt
Source: Guardian - Climate change is a moral challenge threatening the rights of the worlds poorest people and those who deny it are not using Gods gift of knowledge, says presiding bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
Source: Reuters - Academics that advise the government on carbon trading in China have proposed linking two emissions exchanges in the southern province of Guangdong as a first step towards integrating all seven of the country's pilot markets.
Source: Telegraph - Global emissions have been static, but there's no recession to explain it. Are we finally decoupling pollution from economic growth?
Source: EurActv - For months, the German government has been working on a bill that would legalise fracking. But environment and health advocates warn that it sends the wrong message ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Paris.
Source: Reuters - EU nations are poised on Wednesday to back a compromise put forward by the European Union presidency to set up a reserve by "no later than 2021" to remove surplus permits that have depressed Europe's carbon market, EU sources said.