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Source: New Yorker - The shrinking of the countrys ice sheet is triggering feedback loops that accelerate the global crisis. The floodgates may already be open.
Source: Climate News Network - Solar power in India will be cheaper than imported coal by 2020, but replacing the subcontinents fossil fuels with renewable energy is an enormous task.
Source: ABC Australia - Enough wind energy is being generated in Spain to power more than 29 million homes every day, according to one of the country's biggest renewable energy companies.
Source: Fiji Times - THE Pacific Framework for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also addresses disaster risk management as one of its key goals.
Source: Bloomberg - Climate change could spark the worlds next financial crisis, according to Paul Fisher, who retired this year as deputy head of the Bank of England body which supervises the countrys banks.
Source: The Monitor - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that Uganda could lose Shs260 billion to rising temperatures by 2050 due to climate changes.
Source: Financial Times - Research shows 94 of 900-plus groups have strategy to meet Paris climate accord goals
Source: ANI - Today is United Nations Day. The day marks as the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945.
Source: Gulf News - Country to push for access to global funds for developing countries at meeting at Marrakesh
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Effort to cut child deaths includes new construction standards for schools, evacuation drills and putting climate risks into the curriculum
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Source: Climate Home - Top climate scientists have just under two years to deliver assessment of dangers and avoiding strategies for warming of 1.5C
Source: NZ Herald - Researchers have created a model to reveal how climate change could combine the same weather patterns that led to a $1.3 billion drought.
Source: Reuters - Governments gave the green light on Thursday for a U.N. scientific study on how to meet an ambitious global warming target, despite growing worries by some scientists that the goal may be unrealistic.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The United Nations formally adopted a global road map to grapple with rapid urbanization on Thursday, capping nearly two years of behind-the-scenes international negotiations aimed at designing development priorities for cities and towns over the long term.
Source: UN News Centre - A major conference on the future of the worlds cities and towns, known as Habitat III, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting a new framework that will set the world on a course towards sustainable urban development by rethinking how cities are planned, managed and inhabited.
Source: Daily Nation - One of East Africa's (EA) most important sources of water is drying up due to the impact of climate change on Mt Kilimanjaro, the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) warned on Wednesday.
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Source: CNBC - A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power.
Source: Energy Matters - Wind power could provide 20 percent of the worlds electricity supply by 2030 as nations begin curbing carbon emissions in line with commitments made at last years Paris Climate Summit.