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Indian bags UN honour for corporate sustainability initiative

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Business Standard - An Indian social entrepreneur has been named among 10 "champions and pioneers" by UN Chief Ban Ki-moon under the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative that calls on companies to align with universal principles of human rights, environment and anti-corruption.

EU countries meet 2020 carbon-cutting targets 'six years early'

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Independent - The European Union has hit its carbon-cutting targets six years early, according to new data, prompting praise from some quarters but also criticism that the goals were not tough enough.

Bangladesh vulnerable to climate change as coastal residents are getting displaced

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Hans India - Bangladesh is vulnerable to climate change and many people are getting displaced because of it in the coastal areas, says noted economist Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, who was Bangladesh's lead negotiator in the Paris climate conference.

Zimbabwe: Trade Unions Embrace Climate Change

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Financial Gazette (Harare) - TRADE unions in Africa are moving to embrace climate change and green collar jobs that preserve or restore the environment in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency.

One year later, how a Pope's message on climate has resonated

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Christian Science Monitor - Catholics worldwide are showing a new zeal for combatting climate change since Pope Francis highlighted the issue in 2015, experts say.

Christiana Figueres agradece el Premio Princesa de Asturias de Cooperación Internacional

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Europa Press - La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, ha agradecido este miércoles al comité del Premio Príncesa de Asturias 2016 y a los jueces "por otorgar el Premio Princesa de Asturias a la Cooperación Intercional 2016 a nuestro trabajo y contribución".

La próxima COP22 de Marrakech deberá centrarse en mecanismos de transparencia

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: EFEVerde - La próxima cumbre sobre el cambio climático de Marrakech (COP22) está prevista para el próximo mes de noviembre.

El arma secreta de Colombia contra el cambio climático

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: BBC Mundo - Más ingresos, más producción y todo eso con un impacto menor en el cambio climático. Esos logros ya son realidad en una iniciativa pionera en Colombia, impulsada por el Centro de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), y la universidad UniCauca

Climat : une nouvelle méthode de stockage du CO2 découverte en Islande

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: L'energeek - Malgré la progression fulgurante des énergies renouvelables, le nombre de centrales thermiques en activité et en projet à l’heure actuelle reste très important à l’échelle internationale, et impose la mise en œuvre de technologies de purification des fumées.

Naissance d'un grand groupe énergétique en Afrique

24. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Africanews - Une nouvelle entité à même de booster la capacité de production d‘énergie électrique en Afrique vient de voir le jour.C’est le fruit du rapprochement de deux institutions financières panafricaines spécialisées dans le financement des infrastructures sur le continent.

EU, UN create largest coalition of mayors to combat climate change

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Examiner - Wednesday marked the creation of the new Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, the world’s largest coalition of mayors, spanning six continents, representing 7,100 cities and 119 countries.

Climate Change In NYC: Hot Summers Could Cause Over 3,000 Deaths A Year By 2080

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Medical Daily - New York City summers bring to mind images of children running through open fire hydrants, free concerts in the park, and a feeling of carefreeness not associated with any other season

Climate Change: India Plans Women-Friendly Agricultural Equipment

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: IANS - Men are migrating to cities, leaving behind women in villages. That's impacting agriculture as women find it difficult to use heavy equipment used for farming. But that is going to change as the government plans to develop women-friendly equipment to sustain agriculture.

Arctic’s red algae speeding up global warming, causing glaciers to melt fast

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: International Business Times - A study has revealed that fields of red-coloured algae are forming on world’s glaciers and it is accelerating global warming.

U.S. On Track To Achieve 2030 Emissions Goals In 2016

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Forbes - A dramatic slump in coal production has pushed U.S. carbon emissions so low that, were the trend to continue, the U.S. would achieve its 2030 emissions goals this year, according to one professor’s analysis of data from the Energy Information Administration.

Cities forge world's largest alliance to curb climate change

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Cities in six continents joined up to form the world's largest alliance to combat climate change on Wednesday, a move intended to help making ground-level changes to slow global warming.

Three amigos summit seen as rare chance for big moves on climate change

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: CBC - The North American leaders should seize their rare moment of political agreement on climate when they meet next week in Ottawa, says a new report.

UN climate accord panel wins major Spanish prize

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: AP - The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Accord panel have been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation.

UN boss: Brexit would mean rewriting Paris Agreement on climate change

23. June 2016 - 15:54
Source: EurActiv - Christiana Figueres, one of the architects of the historic deal struck last December to limit warming to no more than two degrees above pre-industrial levels, said the international pact, “would require recalibration”. It is currently in the process of ratification.

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