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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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 Peters Square.
Source: Le Monde - Quelle trajectoire suivre, dans les différents secteurs économiques, pour atteindre les objectifs que se fixe la France en matière démissions de gaz à effet de serre, soit une réduction de 40 % en 2030 et une division
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?
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.
Source: RTCC - Funding to help developing countries prepare for future climate impacts lags well behind carbon cutting initiatives, a report published today reveals.
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.
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.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Flooding is nothing new in Mombasa County, on Kenyas coast. Some areas are inundated each year, and the region has seen big floods every few decades, including most recently in 1997.
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.