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Divert 80 pc fund to local components: 'Mountain people farmers and the marginalised should be first beneficiaries '
Source: Himalayan Times - UN Assistant Secretary General Christiana Figueres today said Nepal must divert eighty per cent of its climate change budget to local components to help grassroots people adapt to climate change.
Source: Gulf News - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised the efforts made by the UAE in the face of the implications of climate change.
Source: Gulf Daily Mail - Ban Ki-moon will urge world leaders in Abu Dhabi to work togetherto drive solutions that combat climate change
Source: Guardian - Oil and gas companies are starting to disclose their emissions data, but they are still on a collision course with global security
Source: Reuters - China is developing plans to expand its pilot carbon trading schemes into more of its key industrial regions, a top climate official said, as the country continues its drive to curb emissions.
Source: RTCC - Communities perched on the edge of the Himalaya battle climate change on a daily basis but with help they can flourish
Source: BusinessGreen - Richard Kinley, deputy director of the UNFCCC, explains why he is holding out hope for a climate deal in Paris in 2015
Source: Ecosystem Marketplace - Actions must be taken to clarify land tenure in forest-rich developing countries, and to improve the economic viability of REDD+ or risk jeopardizing efforts to reduce deforestation and mitigate climate change, a new study based on 23 forest carbon initiatives suggests.
Source: Brunei Times - BRUNEI officials are meeting with their Singapore counterparts to discuss environmental issues, including air quality management and climate change
Source: República - The eighth International conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA8) to Climate Change is being held in the capital from April 24.
Source: Independent - The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has stepped up his battle against climate change after announcing plans for eight giant renewable power projects that will deliver enough green electricity for three million homes.
Source: Forbes - Google and SunPower said Wednesday they are going in on a $250 million fund to finance residential solar leases, in which homeowners pay for solar electricity rather than the solar panels on their rooftops.
Climate change already causing extreme weather, disappearing islands and less productive workdays, say experts
Source: Tico Times - Amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory, Costa Ricans already are feeling the damage of extreme weather changes that come with climate change, experts said on Wednesday, at the Climate Vulnerability Forums regional workshop, held this week in San José.
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - TANZANIA will soon sign an emission reduction purchase agreement with the World Bank which allows villagers to get compensation for climate friendly actions including conservation of forests.
Source: RTCC - ADB says focus will be on finance readiness, so countries can apply for Green Climate Fund backing later this year
Source: Nature - Off the coast of American Samoa, the tropical sun beats down on a shallow tidal lagoon, heating the water to a sizzling 35 °C for a few hours each day. Such temperatures would kill off most coral reefs, and yet the Samoan lagoon hosts courtyards of antler-like branching corals and mound corals the size of refrigerators.
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Source: GreenBiz - The White House has revealed fresh support for the solar power sector, promising to promote the installation of new generation in federally subsidized housing and on military bases.
Source: Xinhua - Senior Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday expressed concerns over the country's low energy efficiency and high emissions, as a recent report suggested that China is lagging behind its energy conservation and emission reduction targets.
Source: AP - South Florida officials testified Tuesday before a U.S. Senate subcommittee that they're already shouldering the burdens of rising sea levels and they need state and federal partners to do more to help adapt their coastline to the effects of climate change.