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From Obama’s Top Scientist, Words of Caution on Climate

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Yale Environment 360 - As President Obama’s chief science adviser, John Holdren has been instrumental in developing climate policy.

Polluting Industries Could Receive €230 Billion In Subsidies From EU Emissions Trading Reform

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: blue & green tomorrow - Energy intensive industries could be given more than €230 billion in subsidies from the reform to the EU Emissions Trading System, suggests a new report by the Corporate Europe Observatory.

Report helps scientists communicate how global warming is worsening natural disasters

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: The Guardian - Climate scientists have done a great job winning the scientific arguments about climate change.

DiCaprio se reúne con Trump para hablar del cambio climático

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: El País - El actor mantuvo un encuentro con el equipo del presidente electo de EE UU en Nueva York y les presentó un borrador que detalla cómo promover el crecimiento económico sostenible

How Climate Change Is Leading to an ‘Ecological Recession’

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Time - Scientists have published a number of studies observing how plants and animals shift their range slightly toward cooler temperatures in response to global warming.

Climate change is already causing widespread local extinction in plant and animal species

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Science Daily - Extinctions related to climate change have already happened in hundreds of plant and animal species around the world. New research shows that local extinctions have already occurred in 47% of the 976 plant and animal species studied.

Making locals equal partners in forest management

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Daily Express - The European Union-Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (EU-REDD+) project in Kampung Gana here is set to demonstrate how the lives of forest-dependent communities can change for the better when they are fully engaged in forest management as equal partners.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Trump talk climate change

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: CNN - Leonardo DiCaprio, Trump talk climate change

Sudán podría ser el primer país inhabitable del mundo por culpa del cambio climático

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: CNN en Español - Las temperaturas suben, las fuentes de agua son escasas, la fertilidad del suelo es baja y las sequías severas son comunes. Después de muchos años de desertificación, la rica biodiversidad de este país africano está amenazada y la sequía hace que sea cada vez más difícil luchar contra el hambre.

Opinion: Sobre represas y cambio climático

9. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: El País - "Nuestro clima se está calentando a un ritmo alarmante y sin precedentes al que tenemos que responder con urgencia", concluyeron el 22 de noviembre pasado los representantes de casi 200 Estados del mundo, reunidos en Marruecos, para la décimosegunda Conferencia de las Partes (COP 22) de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC), y la primera reunión de las Partes del Acuerdo de París.

Pass offsets onto consumers? It works for Amazon, Netflix and Uber

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: GreenBiz - Reducing the carbon footprint of what we buy isn’t easy, but the opportunity for impact is substantial

Indigenous corporation awarded carbon credit contract over fire management program

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/dec/07/indigenous-corporation-awarded-carbon-credit-contract-over-fire-management-program - An Aboriginal corporation in the Northern Territory has been awarded a carbon credit contract with the federal government for its fire management program.

Drought in southern Africa points to urgent need for climate change plans

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Mail & Guardian - It is expected that temperatures in southern Africa will rise by between 1.5°C and 3°C due to climate change by the year 2050.

Climate change could render Sudan 'uninhabitable'

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: CNN - Sudan's ecosystems and natural resources are deteriorating. Temperatures are rising, water supplies are scarce, soil fertility is low and severe droughts are common. After years of desertification, its rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger.

Pacific contributes

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Fiji Times - FIFTY island state nations and organisations were represented in the Pacific Dialogue on (Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for the Pacific Islands in Nadi.

Addressing the gender issue in climate change

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Dhaka Tribune -

Peni's finest artwork

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Fiji Times - PENI Fong delights in the unpredictability of his metal sculptures. It's the art of making people ask questions about his work that he revels in.

Mexico jumps on the 'big reserve' trend of ocean conservation

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: Christian Science Monitor - On Monday, Mexico established 160 million acres in biological reserves, surpassing UN targets three years early.

Internet access: Vital to addressing poverty, climate change – Ban ki-Moon

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: The Nation - Access to information and communications technology has ben termed necessary to address the challenges of poverty and climate change.

Formula E gets fan boost from pioneering explorer Bertrand Piccard

8. December 2016 - 15:54
Source: CNN - He is a pioneering aviator and environmentalist with two record-breaking round-the-world trips to his name -- one aboard a balloon and most recently in the solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2.

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