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.
Source: CNN - As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting up miniature speedways on the living room carpet so that he could race his favorite slot cars up and down the electric tracks.
Source: Radio FmBolivia - En apego a la Ley Marco de la Madre Tierra y Desarrollo Integral Para Vivir Bien, el Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua convocó a la población a generar políticas nacionales sobre temas enmarcados en el cambio climático, informaron el lunes fuentes oficiales.
Source: Travel Daily Media - The UNWTO has hailed the success of a project in Indonesia designed to support tourism and fight climate change.
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Source: NY Times - A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday.
Source: ABC Australia - Economic growth may struggle to meet the needs of a global population set to hit 9.5 billion by 2050.
Source: The Hindu - The total forest cover in India has grown from 20.2 per cent to 21.3 per cent, said S.K. Khanduri, Inspector-General of Forests, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).
Source: Xinhua - Swedish Energy Agency has committed itself to acquiring Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from eight Clean Development Mechanism programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Agency's latest press release.
Source: Philippine Information Agency - As each region, province, city or municipality has distinct landscape and vulnerability, forging stronger ties between the national government and local government units is the best disaster risk reduction strategy for the country.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer - Given that powerful storms have become the new normal, President Aquino on Sunday urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to deal with climate change as one community.
Source: Bernama - When it comes to dealing with the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, Caribbean countries are letting it be known that the "one size fits all "strategy is not for them.
Source: Reuters - President Barack Obama on Friday will announce executive orders to increase the use of solar panels, boost energy efficiency in federal buildings and train more people to work in the renewable energy field, the White House said.
Source: RTCC - World leaders will gather in New York in September for a much hyped Climate Summit. Are they ready?