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Source: Reuters - Future global warming could lead to a significant increase in malaria cases in densely populated regions of Africa and South America unless disease monitoring and control efforts are increased, researchers said on Thursday.
Source: RTCC - Nepals Prakash Mathema tells RTCC opportunity to address climate impacts is closing fast
Source: Bloomberg - Germany said an overhaul of the European Unions carbon market to automatically tighten supply should begin at the latest in 2016, five years earlier than proposed by the blocs regulatory arm.
Source: Economist - ENVIRONMENTAL pollution has become a major problem, which is natures red-light warning. Those green-tinged words do not come from an activist. Rather, they come from Chinas leaders, who gathered this week in Beijing for a big annual meeting. On March 5th Li Keqiang, the prime minister, vowed to declare war on pollution.
Source: IPP News - Speaking at the Fifth Conference on the Tanzania National Reference Group of the PACT-EAC in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday, permanent representative at the Mission of the Republic of Tanzania in Geneva, Modest Mero said weather changes are more likely to worsen not only in Tanzania but also in the East African region as a whole, urging that to contain this, the gap between trade policy and climate change has to be removed.
Source: Telegraph - Vivienne Westwood's newly cropped hair was hard to spot when she took her bow at Paris Fashion Week last weekend; sporting a feathered headdress, the moment was very much about her show and her models.
Source: Guardian - Coalitions Direct Action policy criticised as not investment grade, meaning funding for low-carbon projects is going abroad
Source: AP - Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obamas strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administrations plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
Source: Reuters - China, the top greenhouse gas emitter, urged rich nations on Thursday to do more to lead the fight against climate change and help avert heatwaves, floods and rising sea levels.
Source: DeSmogBlog - The U.S. Department of Defense released the 2014 version of its Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) yesterday, declaring the threat of climate change impacts a very serious national security vulnerability that, among other things, could enable further terrorist activity.
Source: Business Recorder - Germany has launched a second call for projects that cut carbon emissions in poor countries to get finance from its 10 million euro ($13.77 million) fund to help them start generating carbon credits
Source: Guardian - Devastating extreme weather including recent flooding in England, Australia's hottest year on record and the US being hit by a polar vortex have a "silver lining" of boosting climate change to the highest level of politics and reminding politicians that climate change is not a partisan issue, according to the UN's climate chief.
Source: Independent - The battle against climate change is being undermined by the use of weirdo words by scientists and United Nations staff that is alienating the general public and confusing policymakers, the UNs top climate official warned yesterday.
Source: TIME - Energy harvested from the Sun was the second-biggest source of new electricity generation capacity in 2013, but there are clouds on the horizon as a trade war between the U.S. and China stands to throw a monkey wrench in the works
Source: Reuters - Closer cooperation between China and the United States, the top two greenhouse gas emitters, on combating global warming is boosting prospects for a U.N. deal meant to be agreed next year, the U.N.'s climate chief said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters - Britain's low-carbon energyinvestment is currently running at less than half of the 200billion pounds needed over the next decade to meet national andinternational emissions reduction targets, British lawmakerssaid in a report on Thursday.
Source: BBC - The role of business is to "supply the scale and the speed" to initiatives promoting a low-carbon economy, a top UN climate change official has said.
Source: Forbes - In an interview with Mike Bloomberg, philanthropist and 108th Mayor of New York City, we discussed his involvement with the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, his recent appointment as UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, what he thinks about President Obamas efforts to tackle the climate crisis, and much more.
Source: New Straits Times - Time is running out for Australias iconic Great Barrier Reef, with climate change set to wreck irreversible damage by 2030 unless immediate action is taken, marine scientists said Thursday.