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Earth Hour: When lights were turned off around the world

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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.

Iconic Jamaican beach vanishing as pollution, climate change take a toll

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Hellshire Beach, one of Jamaica’s 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”.

In Germany, a clean energy shift is politics-as-usual

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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

Kenyan Met Office predicts rains to fail sparking crisis worse than 2011

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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

Women Saving the Planet: Patricia Espinosa of Mexico

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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.

The more climate skeptics there are, the fewer climate entrepreneurs

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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 adaptation—which means that innovative companies are less likely to devote their efforts to solving these challenges.

Earth Hour : une heure d’obscurité pour éclairer le changement climatique

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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 l’enjeu énergétique.

Climate action plan with China

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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.

Carbon Tax Not on Agenda for Trump

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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.”

Gatwick Turns Airline Waste Into Energy On-Site With New Waste Plant

Mon, 2017-03-27 22:09
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.

2nd report on India's green house gas emissions out soon

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

Research shows link between temperature rise and human influence, says head of UN climate panel

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

UN urges countries to remain committed to Paris climate deal

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

Al Gore: Congressional Republicans could help defeat Donald Trump's anti-environmentalist agenda

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

Global Warming: Climate Scientists Propose 'Carbon Law' To Achieve Zero Emissions By 2050

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

President Trump may ‘decide not to pull the US out of Paris agreement’

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

OPINION: Why the World Economy Has to Be Carbon Free by 2050

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal – UN

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
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.

There's about to be a solar 'boom' in India and companies are lining up to profit

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:54
Source: Business Insider - India is betting big on renewable energy and solar companies are taking notice.

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