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Vanuatu: The Grief Of Islands (opinion)

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: Fiji Sun -
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Seychelles president calls emergency meeting for Vanuatu

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: RTCC - Small island states show solidarity with Cyclone Pam victims, call for recognition of vulnerability to climate disaster
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Business leaders call for low carbon EU energy union

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
Source: RTCC - Unilever, Heathrow and GSK are among 22 companies urging European heads of state to promote green investment
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Following Shakespeare’s lead on climate change (opinion)

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:34
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Prince Charles Presses Climate-Change Agenda With Obama

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:14
Source: Bloomberg - While Prince Charles’s visit to the White House lacks the buzz created when his son called on the U.S. president in December, President Barack Obama still cares enough to time a climate-change announcement to the British royal’s arrival.
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Obama sets emission cut goals for government

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:14
Source: USA Today - President Obama ordered the federal government Thursday to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% over the next decade, and said he hopes private businesses and other nations will follow suit.
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EU carbon market emissions fell 3.7 percent in 2014: analysts

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Emissions capped by Europe's carbon market fell 3.7 percent in 2014, driven by higher output from renewable power producers and lower electricity consumption, analysts at Thomson Reuters Point Carbon said on Wednesday.
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U.N. forum adopts seven goals to mitigate disaster risks

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Kyodo - The U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction ended Thursday, making the first move to set specific goals and a time frame to mitigate the risks and damage of disasters amid the increasing threat posed by climate change.
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Is it really a folly to divest from fossil fuels?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: BusinessGreen - Campaigners were geared up for a vote on Monday, hoping Oxford would follow the lead of several top universities including Stanford and Glasgow. But instead the university said it needed more time to consider "serious issues" involved in the investment change, and would instead delay the decision until May.
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While promoting climate policies in Washington, Jerry Brown weathers fire at home

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Sacramento Bee - One reason Gov. Jerry Brown flew to Washington last week was to promote California’s environmental policies in the run-up to international climate talks in Paris in December.
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Eiffel Tower shrouded in smog as Paris pollution spikes

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: AFP - Paris and much of northern France suffers spike in pollution, leading authorities to introduce measures including a 20kph speed limit on motorways
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U.S. Catholics lead in concern about climate change: Yale study

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Pope Francis might be preaching to the choir on climate change when he releases his environmental- and sustainability-focused encyclical later this year.
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Amazon rainforest soaking up less carbon as trees die young: study

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - The Amazon rainforest's ability to soak up greenhouse gases from the air has fallen sharply, possibly because climate change and droughts mean more trees are dying, an international team of scientists said on Wednesday.
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New global disaster plan sets targets to curb risk, losses

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Governments set targets to substantially reduce deaths and economic losses from disasters at a U.N. conference in Japan on Wednesday, but critics were disappointed by the lack of a firm goal to ramp up financial support for poor countries.
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Caribbean Community Climate-Smarting Fisheries, But Slowly

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: IPS - Caribbean nations have begun work on a plan to ‘climate smart’ the region’s fisheries as part of overall efforts to secure food supplies.
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L'avion solaire Solar Impulse 2 a décollé d'Inde pour la Birmanie

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: AFP - Le SI2, parti d’Abou Dhabi le 9 mars, doit parcourir au total 35 000 kilomètres à la seule énergie solaire en survolant deux océans.
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Op-Ed: The Arctic's big year - save it now or be sorry later

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: LA Times -
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Heavy storm damage to small island nation will affect Paris talks, diplomats say

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: ClimateWire - The mounting death toll and devastation in Vanuatu since Cyclone Pam smashed the Pacific island nation this weekend have heightened calls for a global climate change compensation fund.
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Humanity at 'five to midnight' on climate: EU official

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: AFP - Time is running out for the world to achieve a climate change agreement, the president of the European Parliament said Tuesday ahead of a key United Nations meeting in Paris later this year.
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Analysis: How market forces are winning the climate change battle

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: CBC - Despite the stereotype of a business lobby warning about the prohibitive costs of cutting back on greenhouse gases, there are increasing signs that capitalism and market forces are actually rescuing us from climate change.
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