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Source: EurActiv - Europe will benefit as much as Africa, if it uses its public purse to fund climate mitigation and adaptation measures in the developing world, the UN Environment Programmes executive director has told EurActiv.
Source: Guardian - US president's call for action in US TV interview stands in stark contrast to the attitude of the Australian prime minister
Source: Nyasa Times - Youths from Malawi's Southern Region Lake Chilwa Basin districts have asked for inclusive participation from policy makers and non-governmental organizations when making plans on environment and climate change.
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Source: CBC - While Stephen Harper was congratulating Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday for ending a carbon tax, the head of the IMF was in Montreal urging energy powerhouses like Canada to come to grips with the economics of climate change.
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - THE negative impact of climate change on Zanzibar can be mitigated should all people on the Islands support the implementation of the recently launched Zanzibar National Climate Change Strategy (ZNCCS).
Source: Irish Times - Upbeat tone at climate talks as global cities and German regions commit to tight targets
Source: AP - The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday, framing the plan as a way to deal with destructive wildfires and floods that have ravaged the region in recent years.
Source: IPS - Ramanjareyulu, a 55-year-old farmer from the southern India state of Andhra Pradesh, has been struggling to find his feet ever since inadequate rainfall dealt a blow to his harvest of groundnut and red gram (a pulse crop that grows primarily in India).
Source: Reuters - Any near-term regulation of China's greenhouse gas emissions would likely allow for future emissions growth, a senior government official said on Monday, discounting any suggestion of imminent carbon cuts by the biggest-emitting nation.
Source: RTCC - Caracas government to focus on social impacts of climate change ahead of UN Lima conference
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Source: IPS - You can count the inhabitants of this isolated, tidy village of multi-coloured houses and flower bushes among global warmings first victims but not in the usual sense.
Source: India Tribune - The UN has urged the international community to commit itself to keeping the oceans healthy and productive for current and future generations.
Source: Gulf Times - Doha Bank hosted a knowledge sharing session on Sustainable Development in the Global Arena yesterday with Dr R K Pachauri as key resource speaker.
Source: Guardian - A new report shows a direct link between disappearing habitats and the loss of languages. One in four of the world's 7,000 spoken tongues is now at risk of falling silent for ever as the threat to cultural biodiversity grows
Source: Financial Times - A number of US states are starting to consider carbon trading schemes to meet limits on greenhouse gas emissions put forward in President Barack Obamas latest climate change initiative.
Source: ClimateWire - Climate change legislation is blazing a path across Latin America in what analysts say is one of the most promising trends on the horizon for action against global warming.
Source: Latin American Herald Tribune - Some 300 lawmakers from close to 60 countries are focused on achieving legislative changes in each of their nations that will help limit the rise of world temperatures, according to legislators consulted by Efe.
Source: The Hindu - One of the many consequences of global warming could be dramatic changes in the annual southwest monsoon, Govindswamy Bala, associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), has said.