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Source: AFP - Philippine climate change envoy Naderev Sano will on Saturday reach ground zero of the strongest typhoon ever to hit land, completing an epic march he believes will help spur global warming action.
SABIC wins CDM registration for innovative carbon reduction project; demonstrates commitment to low carbon economy
Source: Zawya - An innovative carbon reduction project initiated by SABIC at its manufacturing affiliate, Al-Jubail Fertilizer Company (Al-Bayroni), has been registeredby the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Source: Arab News - The undersecretary of Meteorology and Environment Protection for Environment and Sustainable Development Affairs, Abdul Bassette Al-Sairafi, has urged all Arab countries to take a unified stance against the high pollution rates and develop a clear strategy to face environment challenges.
Source: UPI - The icebergs are melting and the sea levels are rising. Studies show droughts could become longer and more frequent, coastal storms more damaging, and forest fires more expansive. Now, researchers say climate change is also likely to bring about more pollen-induced sneezing.
Source: Guardian - A year after typhoon Haiyan devastated central areas of the Philippines, aid workers and officials are warning that millions of people are still living in temporary shelters and evacuation centres.
Source: AFP - The next 20 years must see a "critical" investment shift from high- to low-carbon energy sources to limit damaging global warming, Nicholas Stern, an authority on the economics of climate change, said Thursday.
Source: UN News Centre - From the contamination of land to the plundering of natural resources, the environment has long been a silent casualty of war, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon affirmed today as he warned that the fast-changing dynamic of contemporary conflict required steadfast solutions for future peacebuilding and sustainable development.
Source: IPS - Carlos Menjívar has been ferrying people in his boat for 20 years in this fishing village in western El Salvador surrounded by ocean, mangroves and wetlands, which is suffering the effects of environmental degradation.
Source: El Sol de Margarita - Luego de una ardua jornada de trabajo, los movimientos sociales y representantes ministeriales de 47 países del mundo se sentaron este jueves en una misma mesa a debatir sobre el cambio climático.
Source: HNGN.com - Solar technology continues to evolve, as next Wednesday, Nov. 12, will see the opening of the first bike path in the world to run on solar energy in the Netherlands.
Source: International Business Times - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, has been a leading voice in discussions about global warming since the panel was formed 26 years ago, and it has devoted countless hours and resources to understanding the planets complex and ever-changing environment.
Source: AFP - "Je suis un climato-volontaire", a déclaré le ministre, en rappelant que la France accueillerait fin 2015 la conférence de l'ONU sur le climat où un accord déterminant pour l'avenir de la planète doit être scellé.
Source: El Peruano - El distrito más verde de Lima, San Borja, es el espacio reservado para ser la sede oficial de la COP20: 90,000 metros cuadrados diseñados en el Cuartel General del Ejército exclusivamente para la cita mundial, que se realizará del 1 al 12 de diciembre.
Source: Economic Times - Barely three weeks before crucial negotiations in Lima, the government has reconstituted the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, reducing its size and dropping members, including sole industry representative Ratan Tata and Centre for Science and Environment director general Sunita Narain.
Source: Wall Street Journal - Many governments in developing Asia, including Indonesia and the Philippines, continue to under invest in projects that would improve their resiliency to climate change, despite the devastation they suffer from extreme weather events, a study by global development group Oxfam shows.
Source: Helsinki Times - Energy and climate policy are key issues for the whole of humanity because of global warming and climate change. They are important for me as well. I have worked around them as an engineer and for the last 18 years as politician.
Source: AP - Brazil's environment minister said Wednesday that her nation will be a protagonist at an upcoming climate change conference in Peru and will hold developed nations accountable for strong commitments to reduce carbon emissions.
Source: Reuters - India is hoping a new China-backed multilateral lender will fund coal-based energy projects, an official said, putting it in direct conflict with the World Bank, whose chief has maintained that it would stick to its restrictions on such lending.
Source: Reuters - France has made up some lost ground against its neighbors with the start to construction of what will be Europe's biggest photovoltaic solar power plant.
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