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Source: UPI - A report from FiveThirtyEight using data from the Pew Research center found that non-white voters were more concerned than white voters with climate change as an important policy issue in this year's polls.
Source: The Local - French President François Hollande, whose country will host global climate talks next year, told Canadian lawmakers on Monday that he is counting their oil-exporting country to help in the fight against warming.
Source: Economic Times - The message from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is loud and unequivocal: the window of opportunity for the world to stave off the severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts of global warming is limited.
Source: CNN - The cost of fighting climate change will only climb if industrialized nations don't take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the United Nations' panel on the matter warned Sunday in its wrap-up report.
Source: Guardian - Most important assessment of global warming yet warns carbon emissions must be cut sharply and soon, but UNs IPCC says solutions are available and affordable
Source: BBC - The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN-backed expert panel says.
Source: AFP - France and the United States headed a chorus of alarm on Sunday after a major UN report on climate change warned that the Earth was on track for potentially disastrous global warming.
Source: RTCC - World leaders are ready to sign an international agreement to combat climate change, says UN secretary general Ban
Source: AP - The United Nations' expert panel on climate science on Saturday finished a report on global warming that the UN's environment agency said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth's climate system.
Source: Reuters - Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit risks of irreversible damage, a U.N. report said on Sunday
Source: Reuters - Denmark should ban coal use by 2025 to make the Nordic nation a leader in fighting global warming, adding to green measures ranging from wind energy to bicycle power, Denmark's climate minister said on Saturday.
Source: South China Morning Post - Spiritual and religious leaders will gather for an interfaith forum today to examine what climate change means to the faith community and kick off Asia's chapter of an online "prayer petition".
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald - The Abbott government has reluctantly agreed to discuss climate change at the G20 summit in Brisbane, but the G20 group will not make any new commitments to act on emissions.
Source: BBC News - Scientists and officials are meeting in Denmark to edit what's been termed the "most important document" on climate change. The IPCC Synthesis Report will summarise the causes and impacts of - and solutions to - rising temperatures. It will be the bedrock of talks on a new global climate deal.
Source: RTCC - Malta has proposed a new climate law, creating a legal obligation for the country to hit its emission reduction targets.
Source: EurActiv - Global warming will affect the whole of the world's water supplies over the coming century, but it will not affect them equally. Hundreds of millions of people will experience new or aggravated forms of water scarcity by 2100.
Source: Phys.Org - Wright State University researchers have discovered a formula that accurately predicts the rate at which soil develops from the surface to the underlying rock, a breakthrough that could answer questions about greenhouse gases and has potential applications in agriculture.
Source: World Politics Review - While poverty and violence have pushed thousands of Central Americans to take the long and dangerous trek to the United States, the embattled region now faces another challenge: Droughts and torrential rains have all but ruined the harvests of hundreds of thousands of impoverished farmers in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. And even though climate extremes were exacerbated in recent years by temporary weather phenomena, ill-prepared governments and climate change have put food security in the region permanently at risk.
Source: RTCC - Commercial banks poured record sums of money into coal last year, despite mounting evidence of the climate risks.
Source: RTCC - African countries have moved closer to a cleaner, greener system of cars and public transport after ministers adopted a continent-wide sustainability strategy today.