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Energy giants launch 'Make Power Clean' campaign to cut subsidies for polluting plants

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Business Green - Some of Europe's most powerful players in the energy sector joined forces yesterday to launch a new drive to set an emissions cap for future energy projects that benefit from public subsidies.

COMMENT: A fair EU carbon market: but for whom?

27. June 2017 - 15:59
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Virgin Atlantic Drops CO2 Emissions 22% in 9 Years

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Environmental Leader - Virgin Atlantic successfully dropped its CO2 emissions from more than 5.2 metric tons to slightly over 4 metric tons from a series of carbon savings initiatives including purchase of a multi-billion dollar fleet investment in Boeing 787 aircraft, single-engine taxiing, real-time weather technology to optimize flight planning, and rigorous weight management of all products on the aircraft, the company says.

Art installation near U.S. Bank Stadium tells the story of Minnesota's birds and climate change

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Star Tribune - Two unusual sculptures have landed at the Commons Park in downtown Minneapolis.

Looking Ahead At Climate Resiliency Following Paris Aftermath

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Forbes - Josh Sawislak is the global director of resilience for the infrastructure services firm AECOM.

US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.

The race to save Florida’s devastated coral reef from global warming

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Washington Post - The Paris climate agreement is a key factor in preventing further damage to the ecosystem, and the tourism and seafood industries dependent on it

China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: inhabitat - A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province.

At food trading 'chokepoints', climate change could disrupt supplies - report

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - International trade in food relies on a small number of key ports, straits and roads, which face increasing risks of disruption due to climate change, a report said on Tuesday.

EU ministers agree on energy savings targets after 2021

27. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - EU ministers on Monday reached a compromise on energy saving targets after 2021, taking a first hurdle toward implementing the Paris Agreement on lowering carbon emissions and limiting the worst effects of a warming planet.

Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: New York Times - As other countries look to China to take the lead in fighting global warming after President Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate agreement, President Xi Jinping is pushing ahead with an ambitious plan to build the world’s largest market for carbon emissions permits.

China-California Pacts Show How States And Nations Can Win On Climate Under Trump

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Energy Collective - The Paris Agreement is an overwhelming global consensus to fight climate change—with only Syria and Nicaragua failing to sign on—but Donald Trump’s announcement he intends to withdraw America from the accord threatens climate action.

Can Hawaii sell tourists on sustainability?

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: GreenBiz -

The invisible revolution making planes lighter

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Politico - Technology could cut carbon footprint of flying.

Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle.

Climate change could devastate the birthplace of the arabica coffee bean

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Quartz - The world’s most popular coffee bean, arabica, is under threat in the country where it was first found.

A success story in eco conservation

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Hindu - The Kolayad grama panchayat here could not have done a better job for its biodiversity conservation and environmental protection than firm enforcement of decisions to ensure compliance.

Fiji top executives call for more efforts to tackle climate change

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - Top executives in Fiji on Friday called for more efforts to tackle climate change.

Top executives in Fiji on Friday called for more efforts to tackle climate change.

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - WITH the Top Executives (TOPEX) Conference commencing today, the event will focus on the overarching theme of "Responsible Businesses in a Green Economy".

White House shows no sign of reopening Paris talks

23. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Politico - Three weeks after Trump announced he's pulling the U.S. out of the climate accord, everyone is waiting for the White House to move forward.

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