Climate Change Headlines
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Source: AFP - Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories took part in the annual bid to highlight global warming caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas to drive cars and power plants.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Hellshire Beach, one of Jamaicas cultural icons, has appeared in countless documentaries, movies and travelogues about the island nation. The strip of sand, a half-hour drive from the capital and backed by seafood restaurants, is a weekend favorite for Kingstonians, a place to kick back and lyme the local term for chill.
Source: Climate Home - As Trump reverses the US climate stance, Germany touts its Energiewende as a matter of national pride regardless of who wins the upcoming election
Source: Climate Home - Study released on Thursday shows a 2016 drought was made worse by climate change but with March rains predicted to fail, the Met Office has warned of worse to come
Source: Pacific Standard - COP16 [in Cancun] changed my life. Of course I was aware of climate change problems before then, but my depth of knowledge increased so much that I realized we could not ignore the problems. It needed to be a priority.
Source: Business Mirror - In our new paper for the National Bureau for Economic Research, we argue that the presence of climate skeptics reduces the aggregate demand for products that help with climate adaptationwhich means that innovative companies are less likely to devote their efforts to solving these challenges.
Source: Le Monde - De nombreux monuments ont été temporairement éteints, samedi, dans le monde entier. Une initiative lancée voilà dix ans pour faire évoluer les mentalités sur lenjeu énergétique.
Source: NZ Government - Minister for Climate Change Issues Paula Bennett has announced details of a climate change action plan to be put in place with China.
Source: National Geographic - Voices - President Donald Trump is not considering a national carbon tax proposal that a group of Republicans discussed in February. A White House official told GreenWire in an e-mail that although the group of Republican leaders visited the White House to discuss their proposal that the Trump Administration is not considering a carbon tax.
Source: CIWM - Journal - Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain have officially opened a new waste management plant onset at the airport, mining it the first airport in the world to turn airport waste, such as food and packaging, into energy on-site.
Source: Economic Times - The second biennial report on India's green house gas emissions will be released soon, a top Environment Ministry official said today.
Source: IBNS - Speaking on Thursday at a United Nations forum to invigorate political momentum on climate change, the head of a major UN panel on climate change underlined that human influence on the climate system cannot be disputed.
Source: The Nation - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for governments and business, senior United Nations officials said Thursday.
Source: The Independent - A group of Republicans in the US Congress are about to commit to taking action on global warming with only a few more needed to create a working majority on the issue, Al Gore has said.
Source: International Business Times - The long-term, and what many say is somewhat unrealistic, goal of the Paris climate agreement ratified last year is to achieve zero global greenhouse gas emissions latest by 2080. Doing so, climate scientists argue, is a crucial prerequisite to limiting the rise in global temperatures to within 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels.
Source: AFP - For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.
Source: CNBC - President Donald Trump may yet decide not to pull the U.S. out of the Paris agreement, the international accord to reduce the impact of climate change, according to Al Gore, the former U.S. Vice President.
Source: NY Times -
Faced with clear science, real threats, countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal UN
Source: UN News Centre - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for Governments and business, senior United Nations officials said today.
Source: Business Insider - India is betting big on renewable energy and solar companies are taking notice.