Source: IPS - You can count the inhabitants of this isolated, tidy village of multi-coloured houses and flower bushes among global warmings first victims but not in the usual sense.
Source: India Tribune - The UN has urged the international community to commit itself to keeping the oceans healthy and productive for current and future generations.
Source: Gulf Times - Doha Bank hosted a knowledge sharing session on Sustainable Development in the Global Arena yesterday with Dr R K Pachauri as key resource speaker.
Source: Guardian - A new report shows a direct link between disappearing habitats and the loss of languages. One in four of the world's 7,000 spoken tongues is now at risk of falling silent for ever as the threat to cultural biodiversity grows
Source: Financial Times - A number of US states are starting to consider carbon trading schemes to meet limits on greenhouse gas emissions put forward in President Barack Obamas latest climate change initiative.
Source: ClimateWire - Climate change legislation is blazing a path across Latin America in what analysts say is one of the most promising trends on the horizon for action against global warming.
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) projects would add additional value of 5 or 6 cents per kilowatt hour to utility-scale solar energy in California where 33 percent renewables will be mandated in six years, a new report by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found.
Source: Latin American Herald Tribune - Some 300 lawmakers from close to 60 countries are focused on achieving legislative changes in each of their nations that will help limit the rise of world temperatures, according to legislators consulted by Efe.
Source: The Hindu - One of the many consequences of global warming could be dramatic changes in the annual southwest monsoon, Govindswamy Bala, associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), has said.
Source: Independent - Environmental campaigners spend too much time targeting global conferences on the issue of "melting ice caps" and not enough on encouraging people to become activists in their own neighbourhood, a report will claim tomorrow.
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Source: Xinhua - China's chief climate negotiator has called for enhanced political mutual trust among all parties in climate negotiations.
Source: AP - U.S. senators from Massachusetts and Rhode Island are among at least five Democratic lawmakers calling on their Republican counterparts to come up with solutions to climate change.
Source: Gulf Times - World Heritage sites are testimonies to and links between the past and present, as well as being places that contribute to a sustainable future.
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Source: UN News Centre - As the global farming community continues to curb climate change and food insecurity, the United Nations agriculture agency today spotlighted the best practices of its climate-smart approach to tackle those challenges and spark rural renewal.
Source: AFP - The clock is ticking for countries to lay the foundations of a 2015 deal to tackle dangerous climate change, ministers warned in Bonn yesterday.
Source: Bloomberg BNA - Private-sector carbon credit reduction donations have already offset 30 percent of the estimated carbon emissions to be generated by the upcoming 2014 World Cup soccer tournament, an Environment Ministry official told Bloomberg BNA.