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OPINION: Guess Who’s for a Carbon Tax Now

12. April 2017 - 3:59
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Chilean president highlights installed capacity of renewable energy

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Xinhua - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday that 14 percent of the South American country's installed electricity generation capacity is derived from renewable energy.

China Urges U.S. to Uphold Paris Deal (video)

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Bloomberg - China led developing nations in calling on the U.S. to stick with the Paris agreement on climate change.

Fiji listens to world leaders

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Fiji Times - AS the incoming president of the United Nations Conference of Parties 23rd meeting (COP 23), Fiji is listening to world leaders and understanding the issues they want to bring to the fore.

Fiji and Germany holds more talks on COP23

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Fiji and Germany will continue to work together in the lead up to the climate change negotiations in Bonn, Germany in November.

United Nations gives leaders 10 years to curb climate-harming emissions

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: The Globe and Mail - Global leadership is urgently needed to ensure greenhouse gas emissions peak within 10 years, or the future costs of reining them in and adapting to a changing climate will rise dramatically, the head of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Monday.

East Africa: Scientists Link El Nino to Increase in Cholera

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Voice of America - Researchers are reporting a link between a climate phenomenon know as El Nino and the number of cholera cases in eastern Africa. Predicting when there’s going to be an El Nino event could improve public health preparedness.

New biodiversity chief to UN Secretary-General wants biodiversity mainstreamed

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Africa Science News - Achieving global biodiversity targets will be a strong contribution to realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, said Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer, newly appointed Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in a meeting held last Friday.

California's solar energy set power supply record in March

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: AP - California met its goal to produce about half the state's electricity from renewable sources for three hours on March 11, a new estimate from the U.S. government shows.

Emerging nations urge rich countries to honour climate finance pledges - statement

12. April 2017 - 3:59
Source: Reuters - China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged industrialised countries to honour financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change, they said in a statement on Tuesday.

COP23 logo send clear message to the world: Fiji PM

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - The COP23 logo unveiled today sends a strong clear message of climate change to the international community says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.

Kenya learns to cook with solar power – even when the sun doesn’t shine

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - In this sunny part of Kenya, solar cookers – which trap sunlight to heat food – have surged in popularity in recent years. But a big problem remains: How to cook when the sun doesn't shine?

U.S. scuppers G7 bid to find joint stance on energy and climate

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - The U.S. administration of Donald Trump on Monday scuppered efforts by the Group of Seven industrialized countries to reach a common stance on energy when it asked for more time to work out its policies on climate change.

G7 fails to agree Paris climate statement as US turns spoiler

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - All G7 nations, except the US, expressed support for the Paris climate accord, but the Trump administration did back an end to fossil fuel subsidies

Former UN climate chief sets sights on 2020 deadline for rapid emissions cuts

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: BusinessGreen - Global policymakers should set their sights on 2020 as the deadline for delivering the rapid emissions cuts needed to save the world from dangerous global warming, according to a new campaign spearheaded by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres.

India's solar power capacity crosses 12 GW

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Economic Times - India added 5,525 MW solar power generation capacity last fiscal, taking the total from this clean source to 12,288 MW.

Flying Drones That Generate Power From Wind Get Backing From EON

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg Quint - Technology that uses flying drones to generate electricity from the wind is getting a boost from the Germany utility EON SE, which is backing a test project that may show if it can help cut the costs of producing power offshore.

CEOs go under the ocean to brainstorm on global warming

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Hindu - Five honchos swim 150 metres away from Kovalam, dive five metres down and pledge to protect sea and marine lives

Climate Change Will Thaw 20 percent More Permafrost than We Thought

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Newsweek - Permafrost is far more sensitive to rising global temperatures than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Models now indicate that for every one degree Celsius of global warming, four million square kilometers of frozen soil could thaw—around 20 percent higher than previously estimated.

Legendary Climate Scientist Likes a GOP Proposal on Global Warming

11. April 2017 - 15:59
Source: Scientific American - James Hansen, the “father of climate change awareness,” wants the same carbon fee–and-dividend strategy proposed by Republicans

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