Source: BBC - Negotiators and campaigners have reacted angrily to the failure of many environment ministers to attend UN talks in Bonn.
Source: RTCC - Poland remains opposed to new goals, saying it would leave poorer nations compensating for over-ambition
Source: Reuters - China led calls by emerging economies on Friday for the rich to raise financial aid to the poor as a precondition for a United Nations deal to combat global warming.
Source: AlertNet - Bangladeshi parliamentarian Saber Hossain Chowdhury is no stranger to U.N. climate change negotiations - he was at the big summits in Copenhagen in 2009 and in Cancún the year after.
Source: Reuters - Rising sea levels have washed the remains of at least 26 Japanese World War Two soldiers from their graves on a low-lying Pacific archipelago, the foreign minister of the Marshall Islands said on Friday.
Source: ENS - Barbados, a small Caribbean island at the forefront of the fight against climate change, today hosted this years World Environment Day, leading United Nations-wide efforts to draw attention to the plight of the worlds small islands at risk of being lost to sea-level rise.
Source: Bloomberg - China is working on how to cap its greenhouse gas emissions for the first time, an effort that would spur the worldwide effort to hold back climate change.
Source: Standard - Kenya is the second largest investor in renewable energy in Africa. It is, however, a distant second, with the investment value standing at a modest Sh21 billion ($249m) last year compared to South Africa.
Source: SF Chronicle - Billionaire Tom Steyer, the leading financial underwriter of campaigns to combat climate change, says he is putting up $2 million to start a fund for victims of wildfires and other "extreme weather events."
Source: Busiiness Standard - Negotiators from 195 countries at Bonn are in the early stages of putting together a draft of a UN agreement that will guide climate change actions over the next decades
Source: Xinhua - Ian Somerhalder, an actor best known for his work on the international hit TV Series, "The Vampire Diaries," has a new role, which is of great importance not only to himself, but also to hundreds of thousands of others.
Source: Reuters - Global warming is causing trillions of dollars of damage to coral reefs, aggravating risks to tropical small island states threatened by rising sea levels, a U.N. report said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters - The world's leading industrialised nations gave their backing on Thursday to a new global deal on climate change in 2015 after promises from the United States at the start of the week galvanised flagging momentum.
Source: RTCC - Guidelines for national contributions presented as countries start to formulate draft agreement
Source: Jamaica Observer - JAMAICA recently played host to government officials as well as scientific and legal experts from across Caricom to discuss the need for an international agreement dedicated to systematic ocean conservation and the sustainable use of areas beyond the jurisdiction of national governments.
Source: Financial Times - China, the worlds largest emitter of greenhouse gases, should impose an absolute cap on its emissions for the first time from 2016, a senior government climate change adviser said on Tuesday.
Source: Deutsche Welle - International negotiators are expected to gather for fresh climate change negotiations in Bonn. However, Christoph Bals of NGO Germanwatch warns the issue of climate change has dropped on Europe's political agenda.
Source: The Hindu - This world environment day, Mumbaiites will have dedicated tools in their hands to keep tabs on and control climate change. A team of inspired and dedicated youngsters have put up a website the citys old and young can use easily.
Source: BBC - Four hundred legislators from 66 countries are taking part in a summit billed as offering a "new vision for an international climate agreement".
Source: RTCC - UN set of targets has been whittled down to 17, but arguments rage over what should be included