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Source: Daily Times - Trees and other vegetation take longer than expected to recover from extreme drought, thus storing less carbon dioxide and accelerating global warming, a study said on Thursday.
Source: The Gleaner - In the pursuit of techno-logical advances, small island developing states such as Jamaica are being urged to minimise the high environmental costs associated with such progress.
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Source: Straits Times - More than a dozen small island nations made an urgent appeal to the UN Security Council on Thursday for help in combatting climate change, which they said poses a threat to their very existence.
Source: Herald - They have been travelling through the depths of the North Atlantic, out of sight, out of mind, to better our understanding of climate change.
Source: Digital Journal - Emissions of nitrous oxide ('laughing gas') generated from agriculture in the U.S. has been underestimated by 40 percent, according to a recent study.
Source: SciDevNet - African rivers emit a vast amount of greenhouse gases, a major paper on this understudied topic reveals.
Source: 20 Minutes - Paris-Madagascar, Tokyo-Bali, Istanbul-Téhéran... en apparence, jamais voyager n'a été aussi simple. Pourtant, le bilan carbone du transport aérien est particulièrement montré du doigt.
Source: BFM Business - Les eaux européennes accueillent de plus en plus d'éoliennes offshores. En 2014, elles ont produit l'équivalent de 10.393 mégawatts-heure.
Source: Radio Habana Cuba - Liliana Peña, directora regional adjunta del Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (Pnuma) aseguró este jueves 30 de julio en Panamá, que América Latina es una de las regiones que más estrategias legislativas implementó para enfrentar el cambio climático.
Source: El Comercio - La Tierra estaría próxima a ser azotada por un diluvio de grandes proporciones. Así lo han asegurado científicos rusos, quienes han vaticinado que dicho fenómeno se haría presente en el planeta cerca del año 2050.
Source: Página siete - De 3,5 millones de hectáreas de superficie cultibable, en la frontera agrícola, 2,1 millones de hectáreas de cultivos -el 60%- están en proceso de degradación o desertificación, según el Viceministerio de Tierras
Source: RTCC - States could face two-year grace period to ensure they can meet new power plant emission standards
Source: UN News Centre - A United Nations-backed plan to develop and pilot disaster risk management standards for the hotel industry in Asia and the Pacific, home to 80 per cent of the world's disaster events, has been announced today.
Source: Guardian - Ticks are spreading further north in the US and Canada with the potential to transmit diseases to dogs and humans, reports Earth Island Journal
Source: BusinessGreen - A global deal on climate change could yet include ambitious language to encourage countries to put a price on carbon emissions, even though the latest text remains sparse on details when it comes to the potential use of market mechanisms.
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Source: Politico - With only 10 days of negotiations left before the summit, cash commitments cause concern.
Source: Times of India - Heads of state may not be part of concluding round of talks during the crucial Paris climate summit in December unlike the Copenhagen conference which failed to clinch a deal despite presence of almost all top political leaders there during final leg of negotiations six years ago.
Source: Washington Times - A new Pentagon report says that climate change is an urgent and growing threat to our national security and blames it for increased natural disasters that will require more American troops designated to combat bad weather.