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UN calls for action as global water crisis looms

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: Deutsche Welle - The UN has warned that the world will soon face a crisis of huge dimensions if water management does not improve. Population growth and climate change are among the factors fueling the problem.
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Forest conservation key to combating climate change, say UN officials

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: Jamaica Observer - THE sustainable management and conservation of forests must be considered in the design and implementation of the new sustainable development goals and the new climate change agreement to be adopted this December in Paris, according to UN officials and forest experts in messages for the International Day of Forests, which will be observed tomorrow.
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Faith Leaders Hope to Sow Seeds of Change for Climate

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: Voice of America - The United States was the 25th nation to join the fast. Theologians and lay activists from different religious traditions joined in Washington on Monday to proclaim climate change as a moral, ethical and spiritual issue
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Rich Nations Criticized Following UN Disaster Risk Agreement

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: Voice of America - Delegates meeting in Japan have agreed on a new framework for reducing the human and economic toll of disasters around the world. But critics say rich countries are shirking their responsibilities to help poorer nations deal with climate change.
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Vanuatu: The Grief Of Islands (opinion)

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
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Seychelles president calls emergency meeting for Vanuatu

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: RTCC - Small island states show solidarity with Cyclone Pam victims, call for recognition of vulnerability to climate disaster
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Business leaders call for low carbon EU energy union

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: RTCC - Unilever, Heathrow and GSK are among 22 companies urging European heads of state to promote green investment
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Following Shakespeare’s lead on climate change (opinion)

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
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Prince Charles Presses Climate-Change Agenda With Obama

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:14
Source: Bloomberg - While Prince Charles’s visit to the White House lacks the buzz created when his son called on the U.S. president in December, President Barack Obama still cares enough to time a climate-change announcement to the British royal’s arrival.
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Obama sets emission cut goals for government

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:14
Source: USA Today - President Obama ordered the federal government Thursday to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% over the next decade, and said he hopes private businesses and other nations will follow suit.
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EU carbon market emissions fell 3.7 percent in 2014: analysts

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Emissions capped by Europe's carbon market fell 3.7 percent in 2014, driven by higher output from renewable power producers and lower electricity consumption, analysts at Thomson Reuters Point Carbon said on Wednesday.
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U.N. forum adopts seven goals to mitigate disaster risks

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Kyodo - The U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction ended Thursday, making the first move to set specific goals and a time frame to mitigate the risks and damage of disasters amid the increasing threat posed by climate change.
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Is it really a folly to divest from fossil fuels?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: BusinessGreen - Campaigners were geared up for a vote on Monday, hoping Oxford would follow the lead of several top universities including Stanford and Glasgow. But instead the university said it needed more time to consider "serious issues" involved in the investment change, and would instead delay the decision until May.
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While promoting climate policies in Washington, Jerry Brown weathers fire at home

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Sacramento Bee - One reason Gov. Jerry Brown flew to Washington last week was to promote California’s environmental policies in the run-up to international climate talks in Paris in December.
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Eiffel Tower shrouded in smog as Paris pollution spikes

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: AFP - Paris and much of northern France suffers spike in pollution, leading authorities to introduce measures including a 20kph speed limit on motorways
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U.S. Catholics lead in concern about climate change: Yale study

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Pope Francis might be preaching to the choir on climate change when he releases his environmental- and sustainability-focused encyclical later this year.
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Amazon rainforest soaking up less carbon as trees die young: study

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - The Amazon rainforest's ability to soak up greenhouse gases from the air has fallen sharply, possibly because climate change and droughts mean more trees are dying, an international team of scientists said on Wednesday.
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New global disaster plan sets targets to curb risk, losses

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Governments set targets to substantially reduce deaths and economic losses from disasters at a U.N. conference in Japan on Wednesday, but critics were disappointed by the lack of a firm goal to ramp up financial support for poor countries.
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Caribbean Community Climate-Smarting Fisheries, But Slowly

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: IPS - Caribbean nations have begun work on a plan to ‘climate smart’ the region’s fisheries as part of overall efforts to secure food supplies.
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L'avion solaire Solar Impulse 2 a décollé d'Inde pour la Birmanie

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: AFP - Le SI2, parti d’Abou Dhabi le 9 mars, doit parcourir au total 35 000 kilomètres à la seule énergie solaire en survolant deux océans.
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