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Source: Ecosystem Marketplace - Earlier this week, the US Executive Office issued final guidance instructing all federal agencies to fully consider global warming and its impacts when making decisions and implementing activities. The guidances clear mention of land-based mitigation measures leads some practitioners to see market opportunity.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Innovative ways to pay for solar power systems could make clean energy affordable for many of Zimbabwe's 1.5 million households that lack electricity, campaigners say
Source: Huffington Post - The Opening Ceremony at the Rio Olympics Friday evening was filled with celebrations of Brazilian culture and unity. But for a few brief moments, the message was polarizing and crystal clear: The world must do whatever it can to stop climate change.
Source: Japan Times - Travel to anywhere in Japan today and one of the first things youre likely to see, especially in rural areas seeking more tourists, are stores and farmers markets selling local agricultural products based on a locally famous fruit or vegetable.
Source: Bloomberg - Athletes at the Olympic Games may struggle to break world records as they compete with Brazils rising temperatures caused by climate change.
Source: Climate Home - The Paris climate deal is a hairs breadth away from meeting the criteria to enter into force in 2016.
Source: El Salvador.com - El cambio climático ha causado estragos no solo en las cosechas de granos básicos, sino que también en el sector pesquero. Este sector en Nicaragua mantiene la tendencia de exportaciones en negativo hasta el 31 de julio, según lo indican los datos del Centro de Trámites de las Exportaciones (Cetrex)
Source: La Estrella de Panamá - Representantes de más de 20 países se comprometieron a establecer Red de Cambio Climático, durante una reunión celebrada en Panamá
Source: IANS - It's not just the marauding Islamic State which poses a great threat to the heritage sites like Palmyra, but climate change too can wreak havoc in cities like Venice, says Mechtild Rossler, Director of the Unesco World Heritage Centre.
Source: Stuff - Carbon credits for forestry are too complicated for most farmers to take advantage of, according to former NZ Farm Forestry Association president and South Canterbury farmer Ian Jackson.
Source: Deutsche Welle - With temperatures soaring and drought increasing, many in Africa are losing their livelihoods.
Source: edie.net - A record 533 of cities, representing 621 million citizens, across the globe are now measuring environmental data and disclosing climate action plans, a new update from CDP has revealed
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Residents of Mali's capital, Bamako, and surrounding areas will find it easier to switch on power in their homes thanks to local banks that have begun offering credit to buy solar energy equipment.
Source: SciDev.Net - Researchers in Abu Dhabi are testing a pilot device that can store solar energy in sand to improve the efficiency of power plants and provide energy at night.
Source: USA Today - Global warming is slowly thawing out a once top-secret subterranean U.S. nuclear base in northern Greenland, potentially exposing the environment to radioactive coolant, PCBs, and raw sewage that the military originally believed would stay entombed for millennia.
Source: L'Usine Nouvelle - Energies renouvelables, cleantechs, recyclage de leau ou des déchets
le Maroc séveille aux enjeux environnementaux. A lapproche de la COP22, la grande conférence sur le climat qui débute le 7 novembre à Marrakech LUsine Nouvelle explore les nouvelles facettes et initiatives de ce nouveau Maroc "vert".
Source: Journal du Cameroun - Le Cameroun a déposé le 29 juillet 2016, auprès des autorités compétentes des Nations Unies à New York, ses instruments de ratification de lAccord de paris sur les changements climatiques
Source: Médias24 - A loccasion de la 22e Conférence sur le climat qui se tiendra en novembre prochain à Marrakech, des figures mondiales de lenvironnement ont été invitées