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Decarbonisation risks sidetracking Paris pact, says ex-UN climate chief

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: Climate Home - Fossil fuel phase-out this century is an ‘impressive sound bite’ but could harm chances of an agreement, says Yvo de Boer
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Scientists Study Links Between Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: The New York Times - Did climate change cause that heat wave? That hurricane? That drought? A new collection of studies examined extreme weather events last year, including drought, floods and storms, to look for signs that climate change was a cause or contributor — and found mixed results.
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El cambio climático elevó en 2014 la intensidad de 14 desastres naturales

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: El País - La Administración Nacional Oceánica y Atmosférica de EE UU (NOAA, por sus siglas en inglés) ha difundido este jueves su informe sobre los fenómenos climáticos extremos de 2014.
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Walking tall: Expect tears as UN climate chief eyes Paris prize

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: Climate Home - Christiana Figueres has led the UN’s climate body for five turbulent years – and finally the diminutive Costa Rican has a global deal in her sights
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Quand le réchauffement climatique inquiète la finance

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: Les Echos - La nécessité de lutter contre le réchauffement climatique commence à impacter les stratégies des fonds d’investissement.
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New York is investigating Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading the public about climate change

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: The Washington Post - The state of New York is investigating whether Exxon Mobil misled the public and investors about the risks of climate change, a move sought by environmentalists that could signal a broader reckoning with the conduct of big energy companies.
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Centroamérica y el Caribe apuestan por energías renovables

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: Forbes - Cada vez más los países están encontrando problemas para abastecerse de energía, y Centroamérica y el Caribe no son la excepción.
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The man who would be the first climate change refugee

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: BBC - With waves breaking at his feet, Ioane Teitiota holds his hand more than a metre above his sea wall to demonstrate how high the water gets during a king tide.
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Le double langage de la Corée du Sud sur le climat

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: Le Monde - D’où vient le nouveau président du Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) ? Où siège le Fonds vert, l’institution créée en 2010 pour drainer des flux financiers nord-sud vers des plans d’actions contre le réchauffement ? Quel est le premier pays d’Asie à avoir mis en place en janvier un marché national du carbone ? A ces trois questions, une même réponse : la Corée du Sud.
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Climate change threatens mega dam project

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 06:54
Source: Newsroom - Zimbabwe’s planned Batoka Gorge power project on the Zambezi River is expected to generate 2 400 megawatts (MW) of electricity, up from an initial 1 600 MW, but the worsening power cuts, blamed on low water levels have renewed concerns about the effects of climate change on mega dams.
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