Source: Washington Post - The Ebola outbreak is out of control in parts of West Africa, says the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Could climate change hasten the spread of the deadly virus? Perhaps, but the linkages are complicated, according to limited scientific literature on the topic.
Source: RTCC - 20 women who are set to play a vital role in shaping the conversation and structure around a proposed emissions reduction treaty.
Source: IPS - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be Its complicated, according to Clionadh Raleigh.
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Source: Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (Addis Ababa) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn calls on African leaders to launch climate smart agricultural initiatives to combat effects of climate change that affect agricultural productivity.
Source: Xinhua - Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activity in Latin America doubled in the past 50 years and will continue to worsen if nothing is done to reverse the trend, a United Nations (UN) agency said Tuesday.
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Two scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory have been included in Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Research list for the thousands of citations of their work by fellow researchers over the past decade.
Source: Xinhua - The United States on Monday kicked off its first ever summit with 50 African leaders with a series of fora on more traditional development issues like food security, and a meeting on the worsening Ebola epidemic that has cast a shadow over the three-day event.
Source: NPR - An unprecedented gathering of African leaders opened in Washington, D.C. The U.S.-Africa Leader's Summit is covering topics including food security, climate change, regional stability and expanded business opportunities between the U.S. and Africa.
Source: NZ Herald - Almost all carbon units NZ emitters used last year were cut-price imports, but they cant be used next year.
Source: Al-Jazeera - As the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak continues its spread in West Africa, evidence suggests that human impact on the environment may have played a role in the latest epidemic.
Source: INFOREGION - La Amazonía y el Cambio Climático articulación de la sociedad en la COP 20, es el título del III Encuentro Pan-amazónico que se realizará en Lima, este miércoles y jueves, con el objetivo de promover una mirada amplia y compartida sobre la Pan-Amazonía y fortalecer el protagonismo de la región en las negociones y acuerdos de la Conferencia de las Partes, evento que se realizará en la capital en diciembre del presente año.
Source: AlertNet - A global summit on women and climate, the first of its kind, opened on Sunday, bringing together some 80 activists working on women's rights, climate change and natural resources, in a bid to build alliances and raise the profile of female environmental leaders.
Source: RTCC - Climate change will increase inequality between men and women without action, says Finlands former climate chief
Source: Cleantechnica - MIT scientists and engineers have a new twist on phase-changing renewable technology. It combines the most efficient generation of solar steam to date by our favorite energy machine, the sun, and a new graphite-based collection system.
Source: Business Standard - The disparity between countries with unequal responsibility for causing climate change could get deeply embedded in the 2015 agreement if Equity Reference Framework is applied to measuring the justness of countries contributions.
Source: Forbes - With boundaries generally falling, U.S. firms are trying to sell their wares around the globe. But just how that expansion is financed is up for question with a movement now afoot that seeks to extract the U.S. government from the equation.
Source: GreenBiz - Professional sports leagues are not known to be green champions. But that is starting to change. Just recently, the National Hockey League presented its first sustainability report, sizing up its carbon footprint and showing ways to improve it.