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Global airport industry hard at work to reduce and eliminate its CO2 emissions

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Travel Daily News - Brussels, Hong Kong, Casablanca, Washington DC, Panama and Montreal - With international airline emissions soon to be subject to the CORSIA agreement struck at ICAO last year, the global airport industry today issues a reminder of the progress it has been making in addressing its CO2 emissions, through the independent and voluntary global programme, Airport Carbon Accreditation.

Europe's meat and dairy farming vulnerable as climate change worsens water scarcity - study

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Water scarcity half a world away caused by climate change could push up prices for meat and diary products in Europe by disrupting supplies of soybean, which is widely used as feed for livestock, researchers said Wednesday.

Growing number of pension funds divest from fossil fuels

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Financial Times - Schemes move away from companies that generate revenues from oil, gas and coal

Trump advisers likely to meet again in May to discuss Paris pact

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Reuters - Advisers to President Donald Trump held a meeting at the White House on Thursday to discuss whether the United States should remain in the Paris global climate deal and will likely meet again in May before making a final decision, an administration source said.

California says oceans expected to rise higher than thought

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: AP - California says new climate change findings mean the ocean off the state's coast is expected to rise higher than previously thought.

Fiji Has Access To Climate Finance, Parliament

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Fiji Sun Online - The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday explained ways Fiji could gain access to climate financing

Exclusive: Trump Says U.S. Wants Fair Treatment in Climate Pact

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Reuters - President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that the United States was being unfairly treated in the Paris Climate Agreement and told Reuters he would announce a decision in about two weeks on whether Washington would remain in the accord.

Green growth in Fiji

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Fiji Times - ARGUABLY one of the most beautiful places in the world, Fiji is an archipelago of more than 330 islands with a vibrant culture that proudly celebrates its rich heritage, community life, and national sport, rugby.

With International Solar Alliance, India seeks its place under the sun

28. April 2017 - 15:49
Source: Livemint - By launching International Solar Alliance, India signalled it would use it as a foreign policy tool to cement leadership among developing countries

Manchots: les chercheurs appellent à mieux protéger l'Antarctique

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: L'Obs - Les manchots sont directement menacés par le réchauffement climatique qui modifie très rapidement leur habitat et l'abondance de leurs ressources alimentaires, ont averti mardi des scientifiques à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des manchots.

De plus en plus d’icebergs longent la côte est du Canada, et ce n’est pas une bonne nouvelle…

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Science Post - Si le spectacle des icebergs qui longent la côte est du Canada en cette période est des plus beaux, il n’en est pas moins inquiétant, leur nombre étant en forte hausse. Pour les scientifiques, le changement climatique y est bien pour quelque chose.

Climat: 13 grands groupes pressent la Maison Blanche de rester dans l’accord de Paris

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: AFP - Treize grands groupes internationaux, dont plusieurs géants américains, ont pressé mercredi le président Donald Trump de maintenir les États-Unis dans l’accord de Paris sur le climat.

Assemblée générale d’AXA. Le géant de l’assurance ne sera pas le leader de demain

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Amis de la Terre - Interrogé pendant son Assemblée Générale par les Amis de la Terre et son partenaire polonais « Development Yes, Open-pit Mines No », AXA rate l’opportunité de renouer avec le leadership qu’il avait pris en mai 2015 en annonçant se désinvestir des entreprises qui tirent plus de 50% de son chiffre d’affaires du charbon.

Accord de Paris: les USA pourraient rester

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: 20 Minutes (Suisse) - L'administration du président Donald Trump semble envisager de plus en plus sérieusement de maintenir les Etats-Unis dans l'accord de Paris sur le climat, sous la pression des grandes entreprises et au prix d'un nouveau retournement politique.

Carbon trading experts urge government to stay in EU ETS until at least 2020

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Business Green - The government is facing mounting pressure to clarify its plans for the EU's Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) after Brexit, after the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) wrote to Climate Change Minister Nick Hurd this week to warn businesses in the UK and EU will be put at risk by delaying a decision on the future of the scheme.

China economic upturn threatens emissions gains

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Financial Times - Growth sparks pollution rise after years of improved air quality and falling coal use

China to boost non-fossil fuel use to 20 percent by 2030: state planner

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - China aims for non-fossil fuels to account for about 20 percent of total energy consumption by 2030, increasing to more than half of demand by 2050, its state planner said on Tuesday, as Beijing continues its years-long shift away from coal power.

Perry Says Trump Should Renegotiate, Not Exit, Paris Accord

27. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Bloomberg - Energy Secretary Rick Perry became the latest senior member of President Donald Trump’s administration to publicly advocate for staying in the Paris climate accord, saying the U.S. should renegotiate the deal and push European nations to take on a larger share of emissions reductions.

Climat : la prise de conscience monte chez les grands investisseurs

27. April 2017 - 3:44
Source: AFP - CLIMAT - Selon une étude dévoilée mercredi, une grosse moitié des grands investisseurs mondiaux prennent désormais en compte le changement climatique et le risque que cela fait peser sur leur portefeuille d'actifs. Une nette progression en un an. Les investisseurs d'Europe et d'Australie sont les meilleurs élèves.

Brazil weighs biofuel mandates for fuel distributors to cut emissions

26. April 2017 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - The Brazilian government is evaluating setting biofuel mandates to fuel distributors with the aim of increasing consumption of renewable fuels and cutting carbon emissions, the country’s biofuels director Miguel de Oliveira said on Tuesday.

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