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Source: NPR - Morocco has officially turned on a massive solar power plant in the Sahara Desert, kicking off the first phase of a planned project to provide renewable energy to more than a million Moroccans.
Source: Times of India - At a time when the country is looking to tap renewable energy, city scientists have developed an atlas of potential wind energy sites, including offshore ones, along the 7500-km coastline.
Source: Carbon Pulse - Kenyas stock market will launch an emissions trading platform that it hopes will help local companies sell their carbon credits to foreign buyers, local media reported.
Source: Carbon Pulse - EU carbon prices ended just one cent lower on Thursday in a relatively calm session that contrasted with volatile recent days that have seen carbon extend 20-month lows.
Source: Times of India - Global warming and climate change are the biggest threats to the blue economy and marine resources of the country, said Ola M Johannessen, executive chairman of the board and founding director of the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre in Bergen, Norway .
Source: Lloyd's List - The secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has told the International Maritime Organization it has an important role to play in translating landmark agreements such as the Paris climate agreement into tangible improvements in peoples lives.
Source: Huffington Post - The United States has to reduce greenhouse emissions to less than a quarter of what they were in 2005 to meet its commitment under the Paris climate agreement.
Source: Reuters - An expansion of Europe's forests towards dark green conifers has stoked global warming, according to a study on Thursday at odds with a widespread view that planting more trees helps human efforts to slow rising temperatures.
Source: Climate Home - Crisis talks on the future of the UNs flagship green investment bank are taking place in Cape Town this week after key donors expressed concern it lacks focus and direction.
Source: Huffington Post - Despite oil prices plummeting in the past year, fuel remains a considerable cost for airlines around the world, and especially so for low-cost carriers that operate on wafer thin margins.
Source: Reuters - French President Francois Hollande has sounded out an environmentalist to join the government in a cabinet reshuffle widely expected soon, a source said on Wednesday.
Source: AP - Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.
Source: El Economista - Una idea revolucionaria para frenar el cambio climático ha saltado de las aulas al debate público: en vez de atacar sólo por el lado del consumo energético, vayamos también a por el responsable de emitir un tercio del total del CO2 -el principal gas de efecto invernadero- y la mayor parte del metano: la ganadería intensiva.
Source: EFE - El secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, afirmó este 3 de enero en una visita a la sede de la Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI) en Londres que los países deben tomar medidas para cumplir los objetivos contra el cambio climático en el ámbito marítimo.
Source: AP - Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday.
Source: TIME - Scallop and salmon are among the species of fish most vulnerable to the warming of ocean waters due to climate change, according to new research.
Source: Huffington Post - The shipping industry gets blamed for its share of environmental ills, from air and water pollution to collisions that kill whales and other marine animals.
Source: Climate Home - Taxing the carbon footprint of food could slow global warming and stave off heart disease, UK policy makers have been told.