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Source: RTCC - World leaders will gather in New York in September for a much hyped Climate Summit. Are they ready?
Source: Arab Times - As local demand for oil increased by 67% over the past decade, Kuwait has pushed to implement a strategic sustainability initiative that seeks to generate 2,000MW of renewable energy by 2030.
Source: Independent - The United Nations top climate change official is calling on the political right to see global warming as a huge business opportunity.
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Source: PTI - Global warming could be responsible for unprecendent heavy rains that is being witnessed this summer in Kerala and wreaked havoc there, a top scientist said on Thursday.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Could a peace and reconciliation process between big climate polluters and their victims be one way to move forward action on climate change?Could a peace and reconciliation process between big climate polluters and their victims be one way to move forward action on climate change?
Source: Treehugger - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced that Fatin Chowdhury, a 21-year-old environmental activist and student from Canada, is the winner of the 2014 video blogging competition.
Source: Jamaica Gleaner - AS THE 2015 deadline for a new international climate-change agreement nears, Jamaica is continuing its lobby for one that is legally binding and gives special consideration to small-island developing states (SIDS), concerning emissions reduction
Source: Reuters - Polar scientists who retrieved ice samples from the Antarctic say they are on the verge of unlocking 2,000 years of climate records offering clues to how global warming will affect our future.
Source: IPS - The rural communities of San Miguel and Santo Tomás Ajusco, to the south of Mexico City, are preserving 3,000 of their 7,619 hectares of forest in exchange for payment for environmental services. But the inequality in the communities is far from ecological.
Source: YLE - A new survey indicates that nearly 80% of voters back proposed legislation aimed at massive cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases over the next few decades.
Source: Irish Times - Irelands greenhouse gas emissons fell in 2013, largely because of an 11.5 per cent drop in emissions fom the electricity sector, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Source: BusinessGreen - Pope Francis is preparing to call for the Catholic church to step up measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions, in a move that could help rally wider action to tackle climate change ahead of a planned international agreement next year.
Source: Christian Today - UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres has condemned climate change as "one of the great humanitarian issues of our time", arguing that faith leaders must take a stronger stance against it and encourage their followers to do the same.