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Source: CNBC - Amazon has struck a deal to fund the construction of a wind farm in rural Indiana, as part of plan announced by the company in November to power its massive cloud computing business with renewable energy.
Source: Guardian - Celebrities to front ambitious climate campaign, as army of diplomats is mobilised for an emissions-cutting push ahead of a crunch UN summit in Paris in December
Source: RTCC - The World Coal Association has hit back against the growing campaign to persuade investors to withdraw their money from the fossil fuel industry.
Source: Financial Times - The Environment Agencys pension fund has urged BP and Royal Dutch Shell to invest in renewable energy and do more to tackle climate change
Source: Tribune - THE College of the Bahamas Climate Change Initiative group is calling on The Bahamas to forcefully put forward its position on protecting the countrys rights and interest in global climate change negotiation meetings.
Source: Economic Times - The sharp fall in oil prices has boosted sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs and in some cases eased pressure to improve public transport, but some climate experts also see a positive side as cheap crude has made exploration of new oil reserves in challenging regions non-viable.
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Kiribati has told a United Nations review of its human rights that the basic right of its people to survive climate change is a high priority.
Source: Reuters - European politicians are expected this week to back by a narrow majority early action to bolster prices on the EU carbon market and sharpen a weapon against climate change that recession has blunted.
Source: Economic Times - In what may be a strong signal of its approach towards future climate deal, India on January 19, 2015 called for a "paradigm shift" in global attitude towards climate change and urged nations of high solar potential to join hands so that they can provide low-cost clean energy to their citizens without being arm-twisted by rich nations who have been closely guarding their patented cutting-edge technology.
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Source: AP - Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change and to do so through a document traditionally used for the most important papal teachings.
Source: Reuters - China beat a key energy efficiency target in 2014, cutting its energy intensity by 4.8 percent from a year earlier, the State Council said on Tuesday, as it tries to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Climate change threatens the genetic diversity of the world's food supply, and saving crops and animals at risk will be crucial for preserving yields and adapting to wild weather patterns, a U.N. policy paper said on Monday.
Source: Zambia Daily Mail - For Zambia, like many other countries where economies depend on agriculture as the chief sector, climate change is emerging as one of the major threats to sustainable development.
Source: eco-business.com - Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme, identifies the key requirement for achieving a global green economy and calls for strong political leadership for a successful agreement on climate change in Paris
Source: Guardian - Despite the new Republican majority and the oil industry gunning for the presidents agenda on emissions cuts and the Keystone XL pipeline, Barack Obama will show hes no lame duck on climate change, White House officials insisted ahead of his second-to-last State of the Union Address.
Source: Khaleej Times - Costs of renewable energy have fallen by as much as 75 per cent in the last five years, especially for solar and wind energy.
Source: Reuters - Pope Francis waded into the global debate on climate change and the environment on Sunday, saying in the text of a speech that man was destroying nature and betraying God's calling to be stewards of creation.
Source: Reuters - Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.