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Source: Guardian - Final data confirms record-breaking temperatures for third year in a row
Source: Climate Home - Researchers bring warnings of a rapidly melting North Pole to world leaders in Davos
Source: CNN - Last year was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s, the World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday morning.
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Source: NY Times - Is there a more environmentally conscious state than California? It has been at the forefront of climate policy for decades from demanding stringent fuel economy and emissions standards to wholeheartedly embracing renewable energy from the sun and wind.
Source: AP - Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements.
Source: Guardian - Fulfilling pledge to boost fossil fuels will mean US misses out on huge market for clean energy, experts say
Source: Utilities-me.com - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a landmark new $50 million grant fund for renewable energy projects in Caribbean island countries.
Source: Forbes - The Business and Sustainable Development Commission report released this week estimates that $12 trillion will be added to the global economy when the new economy, that is to say, sustainably operated companies that are quietly outperforming in all markets, reach their peak.
Source: Orgeon Business - In Oregon environmental advocates hope a market-based program will help accelerate climate leadership.
Source: AP - Donald Trump's choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect's claim that climate change is a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world's temperature and human activity is a major reason.
Source: El Comercio - Donald Trump con frecuencia se mofa del calentamiento global y ha prometido retirar a Estados Unidos del acuerdo suscrito en París en 2015. No obstante, pese al cambio de ambiente político en Washington, los líderes empresariales y bancarios reunidos en Davos esta semana pasarán mucho tiempo hablando sobre el cambio climático
y cómo ganar dinero con él.
Source: AFP - The outgoing Barack Obama administration announced Tuesday a contribution of half a billion dollars to the UN Green Climate Fund, just three days before Donald Trump takes over the White House.
Source: Guardian - A new study shows the Northeast USA will reach the dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than most of the rest of the planet
Source: Phys.org - A focus on policies to conserve tropical forests for their carbon storage value may imperil some of the world's most biologically rich tropical forests, says new research.
Source: China Daily - BYD Co Ltd has vowed to harness solar energy from deserts in the Middle East, with the construction of a 200 megawatt photovoltaic power station in the region, mainly focusing on energy storage projects.
Source: The Guardian - Aircraft are gradually becoming more fuel efficient, but thats not happening fast enough to keep up with the boom in flying
Source: Fiji Times - THE Fiji Government, in its efforts to become a global champion of environmental stewardship, was the first to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change in February 2016, followed by signing the Agreement's Instrument of Ratification, at the United Nations in April last year.
Source: Fiji Times - WHEN taking stock of the scale of security risks the Pacific region faces, none compares with the threat climate change poses to many low-lying nations, says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.
Source: BusinessGreen - Addressing delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Chinese premier Xi Jinping says tackling climate change is a "responsibility" countries must assume to protect future generations