Source: Malta Today -
Source: Bloomberg BNA - President Barack Obama views addressing the problem of climate change as a key part of his legacy and remains staunchly committed to implementing as much of his climate action plan as possible prior to leaving office, a senior aide said May 13.
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Source: CNSNews.com - The world has 500 days to avoid climate chaos, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said alongside Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department on Tuesday.
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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Indonesias widely publicised commitment to cut carbon emissions is likely to be maintained by its next president, an environmental law expert says, even as activists push for long-term protection for the countrys forests and greater recognition of the conservation efforts of forest people.
Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Earlier this year, 77 Minnesota churches joined a "National Preach-In on Climate Change" -- twice as many as the year before. The event, organized by the group Interfaith Power & Light, drew 1,500 congregations nationwide.
Source: ITAR-TASS - The EU funding will accelerate investment in missing cross-border links by leveraging the necessary private and public funding
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer - The Climate Change Commission (CCC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are scheduled to sign on Wednesday an agreement for the wider use of renewable energy in local governments, particularly in communities without electricity.
Source: BusinessDay - IT IS STILL early days for South Africas green economy, but clears signs are evident of the overall commitment to shift our business-as-usual economy towards a low-carbon, resource efficient, resilient and inclusive sustainable economy.
Source: NY Times - The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.
Source: Prensa Latina - Las negociaciones internacionales sobre cambio climático contribuyen a un proceso global de justicia ambiental, afirmó hoy Raquel Lejtreger, viceministra uruguaya de Medio Ambiente.
Source: BusinessGreen - Trade bodies urge energy ministers to increase green energy ambition, after Ukraine crisis highlights EU's fossil fuel dependence
Source: Reuters - Norway wants to let oil and gas companies drill in Arctic seas that were frozen as recently as the 1980s even though some climate experts say it is too early to trust global warming to keep the ice away.
Source: América noticias - Christiana Figueres, secretaria Ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CCNUCC), responsabilizó a los gobiernos como entidades encargadas de definir las políticas nacionales e internacionales que contribuyan en favor de la naturaleza.
Source: Financial Times - As prices languish in the largest carbon market in the EU and Australia ditches plans for a carbon tax, environmental activists have seized on Chinas efforts as proof that action to tackle climate change is far from dead.
Source: Yahoo! News - The catastrophic collapse of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet is underway, researchers say.
Source: RTCC - One of NATOs most senior officials says militaries could find themselves overwhelmed by the scale of natural disasters if a global agreement to tackle climate change is not reached in Paris next year
Source: RPP Noticias - El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar Vidal, reconoció que Lima tiene serios problemas en calidad de aire, aunque evitó polemizar sobre la total certeza del estudio realizado por la Organización de la Salud (OMS) que así lo advirtió.
Source: El Peruano - La vigésima Conferencia de las Partes (COP20) representa una gran responsabilidad y oportunidad para el Perú, afirmó la secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, quien llegó a Lima para sostener reuniones con autoridades de alto nivel.