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Source: Chatham House - The recent EU summit showed how the Ukraine crisis has put security of supply at the top of Europes energy agenda. But member states should balance this with policy objectives on competitiveness and environmental sustainability.
Source: IPS - Can Caribbean governments take legal action against other countries that they believe are warming the planet with devastating consequences?
Source: UN News Centre - Seeking to increase awareness among young people about climate change and mobilize them as champions for action, the United Nations is marking this year's World Meteorological Day with a call for more young people especially women to become meteorologists, a profession which makes a vital contribution to the safety and well-being of society.
Source: NY Times - Ms. McCarthy is the chief architect and emissary of President Obamas plan to fight climate change.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - The Obama administration will closely monitor how nations such as Australia tackle climate change, as the US President makes greenhouse gas emission cuts one of his signature policies, according to the White House's former top climate adviser.
Source: AFP - UN scientists are set to deliver their darkest report yet on the impacts of climate change, pointing to a future stalked by floods, drought, conflict and economic damage if carbon emissions go untamed.
Source: Reuters - A 29-page draft by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will also outline many ways to adapt to rising temperatures, more heatwaves, floods and rising seas.
Source: Reuters - The countries are aiming to set up a so-called Methane Abatement Facility with pledges of $100 million under the auspices of the World Bank to buy and cancel carbon credits, initially from projects that cut emissions at landfill waste sites.
Source: The Herald - World Meteorological Day run-up commemorations were held last Wednesday at Cresta Hotel which saw school students and junior parliamentarians gather, the celebrations were organised by the Met Dept in partnership with the Zimbabwe junior Council.
Source: AP - If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming.
Source: Livemint - The meeting of the BASIC group on 23-24 March in New Delhi follows the conference of parties (CoP) on climate change held in Warsaw last year.