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Greenland Is Melting

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: New Yorker - The shrinking of the country’s ice sheet is triggering feedback loops that accelerate the global crisis. The floodgates may already be open.

India’s solar power set to outshine coal

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: Climate News Network - Solar power in India will be cheaper than imported coal by 2020, but replacing the subcontinent’s fossil fuels with renewable energy is an enormous task.

Spain aiming for 100 per cent renewable energy, company director says

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: ABC Australia - Enough wind energy is being generated in Spain to power more than 29 million homes every day, according to one of the country's biggest renewable energy companies.

Climate change and disability

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: Fiji Times - THE Pacific Framework for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also addresses disaster risk management as one of its key goals.

Climate Change May Trigger Next Financial Crisis, Fisher Says

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: Bloomberg - Climate change could spark the world’s next financial crisis, according to Paul Fisher, who retired this year as deputy head of the Bank of England body which supervises the country’s banks.

Uganda: Government to Lose Shs260 Billion Due to Climate Change - UN

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: The Monitor - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that Uganda could lose Shs260 billion to rising temperatures by 2050 due to climate changes.

Big companies not doing enough to meet carbon goals

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: Financial Times - Research shows 94 of 900-plus groups have strategy to meet Paris climate accord goals

United Nations Day being observed today

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: ANI - Today is United Nations Day. The day marks as the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945.

UAE raises clean energy target to 27% by 2021

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: Gulf News - Country to push for access to global funds for developing countries at meeting at Marrakesh

Pakistan's plan to cut disaster risk aims at a new target: schools

24. October 2016 - 15:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Effort to cut child deaths includes new construction standards for schools, evacuation drills and putting climate risks into the curriculum

UN approves plans for new IPCC global warming report

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - Top climate scientists have just under two years to deliver assessment of dangers and avoiding strategies for warming of 1.5C

Climate change could recreate horror drought

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: NZ Herald - Researchers have created a model to reveal how climate change could combine the same weather patterns that led to a $1.3 billion drought.

Governments agree U.N. study of tough climate limit, despite doubts

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Governments gave the green light on Thursday for a U.N. scientific study on how to meet an ambitious global warming target, despite growing worries by some scientists that the goal may be unrealistic.

Nations agree on global road map to steer breakneck urbanization

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The United Nations formally adopted a global road map to grapple with rapid urbanization on Thursday, capping nearly two years of behind-the-scenes international negotiations aimed at designing development priorities for cities and towns over the long term.

HABITAT III: UN conference agrees new urban development agenda creating sustainable, equitable cities for all

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - A major conference on the future of the world’s cities and towns, known as Habitat III, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting a new framework that will set the world on a course towards sustainable urban development by rethinking how cities are planned, managed and inhabited.

Climate change killing East Africa’s water resources, UN warns

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: Daily Nation - One of East Africa's (EA) most important sources of water is drying up due to the impact of climate change on Mt Kilimanjaro, the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) warned on Wednesday.

Big US businesses are embracing solar power, according to new report

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: CNBC - A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power.

Wind Power To Feature Heavily In World’s Energy Mix

21. October 2016 - 15:59
Source: Energy Matters - Wind power could provide 20 percent of the world’s electricity supply by 2030 as nations begin curbing carbon emissions in line with commitments made at last year’s Paris Climate Summit.