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Morocco Unveils A Massive Solar Power Plant In The Sahara

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: NPR - Morocco has officially turned on a massive solar power plant in the Sahara Desert, kicking off the first phase of a planned project to provide renewable energy to more than a million Moroccans.

Potential wind farm atlas ready

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Times of India - At a time when the country is looking to tap renewable energy, city scientists have developed an atlas of potential wind energy sites, including offshore ones, along the 7500-km coastline.

Kenya stock market to launch carbon trading platform

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Carbon Pulse - Kenya’s stock market will launch an emissions trading platform that it hopes will help local companies sell their carbon credits to foreign buyers, local media reported.

EU Market: Carbon ends flat in rare stable session

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Carbon Pulse - EU carbon prices ended just one cent lower on Thursday in a relatively calm session that contrasted with volatile recent days that have seen carbon extend 20-month lows.

`Climate change a major threat to blue economy'

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Times of India - Global warming and climate change are the biggest threats to the blue economy and marine resources of the country, said Ola M Johannessen, executive chairman of the board and founding director of the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre in Bergen, Norway .

UN's Ban Ki-moon calls on IMO to 'translate' Paris Agreement into tangible results

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Lloyd's List - The secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has told the International Maritime Organization it has an important role to play in translating landmark agreements such as the Paris climate agreement into tangible improvements in people’s lives.

Renewable Energy Is Trouncing Fossil Fuels

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Huffington Post - The United States has to reduce greenhouse emissions to less than a quarter of what they were in 2005 to meet its commitment under the Paris climate agreement.

Confronting Climate Change: Policies And Opportunities

5. February 2016 - 15:54
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Europe's shift to dark green forests stokes global warming-study

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - An expansion of Europe's forests towards dark green conifers has stoked global warming, according to a study on Thursday at odds with a widespread view that planting more trees helps human efforts to slow rising temperatures.

Green Climate Fund holds Cape Town ‘crisis’ talks over future

5. February 2016 - 15:54
Source: Climate Home - Crisis talks on the future of the UN’s flagship green investment bank are taking place in Cape Town this week after key donors expressed concern it lacks focus and direction.

Political economy of climate finance

4. February 2016 - 15:59
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Hydrogen fuel cell makes easyJet flights greener

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: Huffington Post - Despite oil prices plummeting in the past year, fuel remains a considerable cost for airlines around the world, and especially so for low-cost carriers that operate on wafer thin margins.

France's Hollande sounds out environmentalist to join government in reshuffle

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - French President Francois Hollande has sounded out an environmentalist to join the government in a cabinet reshuffle widely expected soon, a source said on Wednesday.

Climate Change and Pets: More Fleas, More Heartworm

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: AP - Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

La última idea contra el cambio climático: un impuesto a la carne roja

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: El Economista - Una idea revolucionaria para frenar el cambio climático ha saltado de las aulas al debate público: en vez de atacar sólo por el lado del consumo energético, vayamos también a por el responsable de emitir un tercio del total del CO2 -el principal gas de efecto invernadero- y la mayor parte del metano: la ganadería intensiva.

Ban Ki-moon pide medidas contra el cambio climático

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: EFE - El secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, afirmó este 3 de enero en una visita a la sede de la Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI) en Londres que los países deben tomar medidas para cumplir los objetivos contra el cambio climático en el ámbito marítimo.

NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: AP - Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday.

These Fish Species Are Most Vulnerable to Climate Change

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: TIME - Scallop and salmon are among the species of fish most vulnerable to the warming of ocean waters due to climate change, according to new research.

The Surprising Way Ships' Wakes Could Help Ease Global Warming

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: Huffington Post - The shipping industry gets blamed for its share of environmental ills, from air and water pollution to collisions that kill whales and other marine animals.

Tax high carbon food, sugar for climate and health gains – study

4. February 2016 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - Taxing the carbon footprint of food could slow global warming and stave off heart disease, UK policy makers have been told.

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