Source: SciDev.net - The UNs Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in Apia, Samoa, on 1-4 September, will aim to identify the unique needs and vulnerabilities of island nations and opportunities for international support.
Source: BusinessGreen - Climate commissioner maintains 2030 framework talks are on track as reports suggest Australian leader is to snub September summit
Source: Australia Network News - Pacific leaders have criticised Australia's moves to form a conservative international climate change alliance, saying it will only isolate Australia further in the Pacific.
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - In US politics, global warming has grown more divisive than abortion, gun control, or the death penalty. What's a concerned company to do?
Source: mongabay.com - Despite decades of attention and advocacy, tropical forests are still falling at rapid rates worldwide.
Source: LiveScience - Since the last ice age, penguins have basked in warmer Antarctic climates because less ice makes it easier for the birds to breed and hunt for food, a new study reveals.
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Source: BBC - As UN climate talks continue in Bonn, money is emerging as a critical element in getting the world to agree on a new deal by the end of next year.
Source: Blue&Green Tomorrow - Warren Buffett has said his Berkshire Hathaway holding company could invest a further $15 billion (£8.9 billion) in solar and wind projects in the US.
Source: Reuters - China's hints that it will cap its soaring greenhouse gas emissions and a U.S. plan to cut emissions in the power sector, while representing a shift, do not add up to a strong cure for global warming by the world's top two emitters.
Source: RTCC - Countries of Caucuses and Central Asia are the unsung heroes in the fight against global warming
Source: The Australian - GLOBAL talks on climate change will go ahead in September without Tony Abbott as he deals with domestic pressures that prevent him attending the United Nations summit.
Source: AFP - Beyond the spectacle of 32 nations battling for the greatest prize in football, the World Cup is also a test bed for tackling climate-damaging carbon emissions from major events.
Source: Carbon Brief - Bonn's hotels are full of climate officials this week. They're in town to complete another step toward a deal to cut global emissions that can replace 1997's Kyoto Protocol.
Source: Irish Times - World leaders will need to show real political commitment if an international treaty to tackle global warming is to be concluded in Paris before the end of next year, according to the Climate Action Network
Source: The Tablet - The French Catholic Church has joined local Orthodox, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist religious leaders in supporting the Fast for the Climate interfaith campaign.
Source: Hindu Business Line - Tata Power has crossed the 500 MW mark in renewable energy capacity with the commissioning of a solar plant at Palaswadi, Maharashtra.
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Kiribati President Anote Tong says it is already too late to save many small island states from being swamped by rising seas.