Climate Change Headlines
Updated: 11 hours 44 min ago
Source: Clean Technica - The European Investment Bank has partnered with the Caribbean Development Bank to sign a financing agreement for $110 million that will support climate change mitigation, adaptation, and resilience projects across the Caribbean.
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Minister for Local Government Parveen Kumar will reveal the climate change adaptation program in the next two weeks. - See more at: http://www.fbc.com.fj/fiji/51131/fijians-to-engage-in-climate-change-activities#sthash.IZ8Sol8Y.dpuf
Source: Independent - More than eight out of 10 British people want Theresa May should use her influence to persuade Donald Trump to keep the United States within the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a new poll.
Source: Malaysiandigest - Fossil fuel plants, particularly coal-fired and natural gas plants, still make up a majority of the worlds energy sources. As such, they remain the largest contributor of climate-warming greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, the most notable of these being carbon dioxide.
Source: ABC - Australian farmers have spent years battling droughts, with dry years becoming more common in the face of climate change.
Source: University of Oxford - With rain forests at risk the world over, a new collaboration is equipping conservationists with the tools to predict and plan for future forest loss.
Source: The Health Site - Researchers have found a link between deforestation and increasing malaria rates across developing nations.
Community practices often relegate women's tenure rights solely to land access and use rather than full control over customarily governed land and natural resources
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mumbai, May 25 - Inadequate rights for indigenous and rural women are jeopardising forests and common lands across the globe as demand for land and resources grows, underlining the urgent need for legal reforms, researchers said on Thursday.
Source: International Supermarket News - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Tesco, one of the worlds largest supermarket chains, is converting more than 1,200 stores across the United Kingdom to Honeywells Solstice® N40 refrigerant in order to meet its carbon reduction commitments. The conversion will take place over the next three years, with the first 60 stores already converted.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - CANCUN, Mexico - The United States must not backtrack on the Paris climate change agreement, as its participation sends a vital signal to other nations that the pact is critically needed, a top United Nations official said on Thursday.
Source: Metro - The latest Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sold out of its current allowances, a stark improvement from the previous one in which only 18 per cent of its offerings sold.
Source: NRDC - Since 2005, the Group of Seven (G7) countries have recognized the threat of climate change and the need for a global agreement to address the issue.
USD 110 million of new support for climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience projects across the Caribbean as EIB and CDB sign new financing agreement
Source: ReliefWeb - The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed a USD 110 million financing agreement to support investment projects in the Caribbean under CDBs climate action policy
Source: RENewEconomy - How clean are Australias clean coal power stations?
Source: MILTech - The report provides a detailed analysis and forecast of the activated carbon market on a global as well as regional level. The demand forecast is given for the period ranging from 2013 to 2019, based on volume (kilo tons) as well as revenue (USD million).
Source: Eco-business - Are you willing to change your standard of living to contribute to a more resilient future? An increasing number of people who now recognise that climate change is a global catastrophic risk say yes.
Source: Pagesix - Al Gore got partying out of the way early at the Cannes Film Festival dancing with girlfriend Elizabeth Keadle at Vanity Fair/HBOs bash before he switched gears and screened his climate change movie An Inconvenient Sequel on Monday.
Source: The nation on line - Nigerias national efforts towards Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) received a boost this week as its proponents intensified the initiative, enjoying the support of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).
Source: Global Research - RSPO Ruling Condemns Plantaciones de Pucallpa for Its Destruction of Over 5000 Hectares of the Peruvian Amazon but Deforestation and Threats to Community Leaders Continue
Source: GreenBiz - What do HSBC, China, LafargeHolcim and California have in common? Despite the continuing debate in some corners about the ways and means of climate change, they are getting down to business assigning a price to carbon pollution and then letting the market uncover profitable emissions reductions opportunities.