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Pope to blame profiteers for killing the planet

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Pope Francis will call Thursday on the world's leaders to pull together to fight global warming, publishing his hotly-anticipated thesis on the environment which slams profiteers and slaves to progress.

Record year for renewable power; heat, transport stay fossil

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: AP - The growth of renewable energy outpaced that of fossil fuels in the electricity sector last year, with a record 135 gigawatts of capacity added from wind, solar, hydropower and other natural sources, a new study shows.

Faith Leaders Stand With Pope Francis on Climate Change

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: TIME - Pope Francis is expected to take a strong stand on climate change in a major new papal document to be released Thursday. But faith leaders from other religions are already stating their support.

EU calls for efforts to make Paris climate change talks successful

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Wednesday called for efforts to make the global climate change talks in Paris successful.

EU ambassadors visit Green Knesset ahead of COP-21 climate summit

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Jerusalem Post - The Green Knesset project, a comprehensive plan that aims to transform the house of parliament into a sustainable building, was launched in January 2014.

Nitin Desai: What we need from Paris (opinion)

18. June 2015 - 15:59
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National carbon market may start by end of 2016

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - China's long-awaited nationwide carbon trading scheme is likely to be ready by the end of 2016 or early 2017, an official with the country's top economic planner said on Wednesday.

Asia must invest more in clean energy to cope with climate change, says ADB

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Asian Development Bank tells governments to seize the chance low oil prices present to eliminate fuel subsidies and level the playing field for renewables

Cambio climático: la cita de París, vital para el futuro

18. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Milenio - En la COP21, que se realizará a fin de año en Francia, se buscará alcanzar un acuerdo que permita contener el calentamiento por debajo de los 2°C.

Pope takes climate to papacy’s heart

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - Shortly after Pope Francis was elected as leader of the Catholic Church two years ago, he invited a leader of the cartoneros — the waste collectors and recycling specialists of Buenos Aires — to attend his inauguration in Saint Peter’s Square.

La France dévoile sa stratégie bas carbone

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Le Monde - Quelle trajectoire suivre, dans les différents secteurs économiques, pour atteindre les objectifs que se fixe la France en matière d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre, soit une réduction de 40 % en 2030 et une division

Will India phase out fossil fuels as pledged by G7 nations?

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: The Hindu - After G7 countries committed to phase out fossil fuel consumption by 2100 in Germany recently, is it time that India also pursued this goal?

Campaigning for the climate: activism, arrests and hopes

17. June 2015 - 15:59
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White House secures $4 billion in investments for clean energy

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - The White House has secured more than $4 billion to boost clean energy and fight climate change from foundations, institutional investors and philanthropies, doubling a goal set in February, administration officials said.

Funds lacking to help poor tackle climate impacts, says World Bank

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Funding to help developing countries prepare for future climate impacts lags well behind carbon cutting initiatives, a report published today reveals.

Peru climate pledge hinges on forests wager

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Peru, a country three-fifths covered by Amazon jungle, is setting itself up for a fall in staking its UN climate pledge on exacting aims to tackle deforestation, according to experts.

‘Children can change the world for sure’

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Khaleej Times - Getting the right message to children today will definitely shape the future: A two-day event on the importance of sustainability and renewable energy underlined this belief, as the programme concluded on Tuesday.

Mombasa draws up master plan to combat worsening flooding

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Flooding is nothing new in Mombasa County, on Kenya’s coast. Some areas are inundated each year, and the region has seen big floods every few decades, including most recently in 1997.

Ahead of pope's climate message, U.S. Catholics split on cause of global warming

17. June 2015 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Ahead of Pope Francis' much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, a poll released on Tuesday found that U.S. Catholics are divided on the causes of global warming, mirroring the views of the general public.

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