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Source: Wall Street Journal - Long-running efforts to curb the impact of commercial aviation on climate change face a crucial test starting this week when representatives from almost 200 countries debate whether to establish the first-ever global cap on carbon emissions from international flights.
Source: Reuters - The worlds first deal to curb pollution from commercial flights is expected after United Nations-led talks kick off this week in Montreal, although European lawmakers remain skeptical that it would be tough enough.
Source: Climate Home - Grupa Televisa, Petrobras and Banco Santander Brasil are among the major South American companies waking up to carbon risk, survey shows
Source: Indian Express - In an announcement which will cheer the global community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that India would ratify COP21 Paris agreement on climate change, which binds each country to cut down on carbon emissions.
Source: Guardian - Making the accord legally binding is not enough to guarantee the world keeps warming within agreed limits. That will take much more - not least ending our reliance on fossil fuels
Source: EurActiv - Societal change will prove just as important as financial investment in the effort to improve air quality. But air quality monitoring is central to this effort, Bernard Garnier told EurActivs partner Journal de lEnvironnement.
Source: Morocco World News - Set to take place in Marrakech during November, the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP22) will discuss some of the most pressing climate change concerns
Source: La Tribune - Mark Carney, gouverneur de la banque dAngleterre et président du conseil de stabilité financière du G20, voit dans un accroissement des investissements bas-carbone une solution pour éviter la déflation et relancer la croissance.
Source: Novethic - La production attendue des champs dhydrocarbure et des mines de charbon en activité ne permettent pas, sur toute leur durée de vie restante, de limiter le réchauffement de la planète à 1,5°C, comme le souhaite lAccord de Paris sur le climat.
Source: Guardian - The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has thrown his weight behind the fledgling market in green investments to help cut carbon emissions and boost global economic growth.
Source: Climate Home - Climate commissioner says European Union cannot be left as a mere observer as member states agree to fast-track ratification
Source: Guardian - Ice cap is disappearing far more rapidly than previously estimated, and is part of a long-term trend, new research shows
Source: IPS - The Paris Climate Agreement is on the verge of coming into force after 31 nations officially deposited their instruments of ratification here Wednesday, more than doubling the number of countries which have joined so far to reach 60.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The planet could pass a key target on world temperature rise in about a decade, prompting accelerating loss of glaciers, steep declines in water availability, worsening land conflicts and deepening poverty, scientists said this week.
Source: The Conversation - The Paris climate agreement is getting closer to coming into force. This week 31 countries ratified the deal, including Brazil (the worlds 12th-largest greenhouse gas emitter), the United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh.
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Source: Morocco World News - Morocco is strongly committed to implementing the Paris Agreement which will make the Marrakech conference the COP of action, said, on Wednesday in New York, COP22 president Salaheddine Mezouar.
Source: Radio New Zealand - Governments that permit or profit from the expansion of the fossil fuel industry are like people selling cigarettes in a cancer ward, says a US think tank.
Source: Reuters - Japan plans to rush through a bill to provide more financial muscle for its companies to compete for global energy assets, just as other resource-hungry Asian economies such as China and India are also looking to snap up depressed oil assets.