Source: BERNAMA - Malaysia has been experiencing erratic weather patterns of late, some of which have never before been witnessed.
Source: BERNAMA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today warned that climate change and global warming could no longer be viewed lightly.
Source: AFP - President Francois Hollande arrived in the Philippines on Thursday, accompanied by two of France's leading actresses, to promote the fight against climate change ahead of a crucial summit of world leaders.
Source: RTCC - Brussels climate chief Canete says US and China must follow EU and reveal commitments to a 2015 UN pact
Source: Rappler - The head of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be in the Philippines to join French President Francois Hollande's call for global action in curbing climate change.
A new study from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates the conversion of lignin-derived compounds to adipic acid, an important industrial dicarboxylic acid produced for its use as a precursor to nylon, plasticizers, lubricants, polyesters, and other popular products and chemicals.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Floods and landslides linked to climate change have battered parts of Sri Lanka in the past two years, disrupting food output, but scientists believe a new program to install low-cost weather stations based on open-source technology could help farmers adapt to increasingly wild weather.
Source: RTCC - In the first of a series of columns, poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner reflects on the cultural dimensions of climate change
Source: RTCC - Adding huge carbon sinks to UN climate pledge could let other sectors face lighter carbon cuts and weaken 2030 goal
Source: Guardian - Engineers are creating giant pyramids of ice in the drought-hit Indian Himalayas to see if the melt water they release can help solve water shortages during the regions dry season
Source: UN News Centre - Top United Nations officials today underlined the importance of ongoing review and reform of the Organizations development system as Member States met to begin the UN Economic and Social Councils (ECOSOC) Operational Activities Segment.
Source: CBS - The Eiffel Tower has gone green. As part of an ongoing facelift of the iconic structure, a New York company this month installed two wind turbines about 400 feet up on the tower, above the second level.
Source: Guardian -
Source: Rappler - President Benigno Aquino III and his French counterpart François Hollande are expected to initiate a call in Manila for other countries to sign a climate deal in December 2015
Source: Huffington Post -
Source: BusinessGreen - The Green Investment Bank should finance early stage renewable energy technologies to ensure they can make a cost-effective contribution to Britain's energy sector, the OECD has said.
Source: RTCC - Commission wants UN to target global goal of cutting carbon emissions 60% below 2010 levels by 2050
Source: Reuters - European Union leaders want to enshrine in international law a goal to cut global emissions by 60 percent by 2050, according to a draft document that puts the bloc on a collision course with the biggest polluters.