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Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change Ronny Jumeau Challenges Guam to Branch Out to Other Islands for Solutions
Source: Pacific News Center - rofessionals and experts gathered this morning for the UOG Sustainability Conference to dicuss issues regarding climate change. Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing States Issues Ronny Jumeau was the keynote speaker whose presentation focuses on islands reaching out to other islands finding island solutions to island problems.
Source: Harvard Crimson - During an address at the Business School on Monday, former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon argued that although private sector companies are often hesitant to adopt climate change initiatives, minimizing carbon emissions may prove extremely profitable.
Source: Brown Daily Herald - The United States needs to wake up to the issue of climate change, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told approximately 75 students, faculty members and community members Monday afternoon.
Source: CNN - Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.
Source: Guardian - Catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards according to a UN report, which concludes that the transformation required to a world of clean energy is eminently affordable.
Source: Reuters - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air.
Source: Washington Post - Facing a potential climate catastrophe, the worlds governments agreed in 2009 to limit a global rise in mean temperature by the end of this century to avert the frightening effects of global warming.
Source: TIME - A group of experts appointed by the U.N. has said immediate action is necessary to halt the worst effects of climate change
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Source: AFP - The UN climate chief on Sunday called on governments to take bold steps to tame carbon emissions after a landmark report said the worldwide aim to limit global warming was still attainable.
Source: Financial Times - Disastrous effects of global warming can still be avoided, the worlds leading climate scientists say, but only by making a concerted international effort to cut carbon emissions through heavy investment in renewable and nuclear energy sources.
Source: AP - The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
Source: AFP - European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard today threw down the gauntlet to major carbon emitters after a UN panel pointed to options to brake surging greenhouse gases in line with global ambitions.
Source: AP - The United Nations' expert panel on climate change is highlighting the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what's actually being done to attain them.