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Climate negotiators focus on carbon credits, underplay human rights

3 hours 29 min ago
Source: Mongabay - Finding a workable compromise that allows a long-lived UN program to both reduce carbon emissions while also protecting the lives and lands of indigenous and impoverished people in the developing world ought to be an achievable goal, says John Knox.

Chili: soleil et vent feront rouler le métro de Santiago en 2018

3 hours 29 min ago
Source: Swissinfo - Le métro de Santiago du Chili deviendra en 2018 le premier au monde à tirer plus de la moitié (60%) de son énergie du soleil et du vent. La présidente chilienne Michelle Bachelet l'a annoncé lundi.

Migration climatique: Une notion en quête de cadre juridique

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: Aujourd’hui - Selon Anis Birou, la migration est engendrée par la pauvreté causée à son tour par les conditions climatiques. D’où l’intérêt, à ses yeux, de créer «un équilibre dans les sociétés».

Le Maroc à Nairobi pour soutenir les efforts en faveur du développement durable

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: Le Matin - À l'approche de la COP 22 de Marrakech, du 7 au 18 novembre, les réunions internationales sur le climat se succèdent avec différents ordres du jour.

Debaten en Chile futuro de la Antártica con foco en cambio climático

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: AFP - "Hay un patrimonio que hay que cuidar porque hay un creciente turismo antártico, se ha multiplicado la cantidad turística que va por aire y por tierra", obligando a más controles, acotó el canciller Muñoz.

‘If young people act over climate change, our leaders will listen’

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: AsiaPacific Report - Fiji was the first country in the Pacific to ratify the United Nations climate change deal agreed on in Paris on February 12, and fulfilling the promise by signing the agreement on April 22

Metro de Santiago de Chile, el primero en moverse con energía solar y eólica

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: El Espectador - Para ello, antes de 2018 se construirán una planta fotovoltaica y un parque eólico, ambos en el desierto de Atacama.

La ONU alerta de que el cambio climático avanza más rápido de lo previsto

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: El País - Naciones Unidas insta a asegurar el acceso a agua potable y pide a los Gobiernos que tomen medidas para paliar las consecuencias del calentamiento

UN Climate negotiations update - how to raise and allocate $100 billion

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: ENN - The UN intersessional negotiations on climate change (UNFCCC) which started in Bonn last week enter their second week with the big question - how to find and allocate by 2020 the $100bn as agreed in the Paris Agreement. Delegate Pavlos Georgiadis reports.

Exxon, Shell, Total, Statoil renew clean energy drive

3 hours 30 min ago
Source: Climate Home - The big oil companies’ on-off affair with renewable energies seems to be back on track.

Carbon trading fails to take root in Korea

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: The Korean Herald - Korean companies have rarely traded their carbon emission rights on the South Korean main bourse this year due to a weak supply, data showed Sunday.

EU Carbon Has First Weekly Gain This Month as Crude Advances

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - European Union carbon allowances rose for the first week since March as crude oil extended gains and nations evaluated a French idea to introduce a floor price.

India inaugurates one of the world's biggest solar rooftop power plants

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Mashable - The north Indian state of Punjab has inaugurated what it claims is the world's largest rooftop solar power plant. Spread over eight rooftops across 82 acres, it can produce up to 11.5 MW of electricity.

Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: ABC News - A new report published by North American Bird Conservation Initiative says that 37 percent of all migratory bird species on the continent are at risk of extinction due to a myriad of harmful environmental factors including climate change, sea-level rise, land development and oil spills.

Climate-adapted “super coral” could help revive the world's ailing reefs

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Newsweek - Gates intends to use the results to breed—and eventually introduce—climate-adapted “super coral” to the ocean to help bring the world’s ailing reefs back to life.

On International Day, UN highlights biodiversity's role in underpinning development

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - Biodiversity and the ecosystem services it supports are the foundations for life on Earth and the livelihoods and well-being of people everywhere, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today on the International Day for Biological Diversity, as he urged the international community to preserve and sustainably manage the variety of life on the planet.

Ban appoints Special Envoys to help UN 'sound the alarm' on El Niño and Climate

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointments today of Mary Robinson of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya as his Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate.

From agreement to action: Singapore’s climate pledge

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: eco-business.com - The Eco Action Day campaign, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, galvanises citizens and businesses to pledge environmental action on World Environment Day to help Singapore achieve its climate targets.

World Bank launches first insurance market for pandemic risk

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - Outbreaks of diseases such as ebola will trigger a $500m fund to help countries and health agencies fight infection after the World Bank launched the first insurance market for pandemic risk.

Prince Charles pans fund managers over responsible investment

23. May 2016 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - The Prince of Wales has become one of the highest-profile figures to call on asset managers to invest responsibly, warning that the industry’s “reticence to embrace sustainable investment” puts the world at risk.

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