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Carbon Markets See Positive Signal In New US Climate Guidance, But No Game Change

8. August 2016 - 15:54
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 guidance’s clear mention of land-based mitigation measures leads some practitioners to see market opportunity.

Affordable Solar Schemes Light Way to Energy for All in Zimbabwe

8. August 2016 - 15:54
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

The Rio Opening Ceremony Put Climate Change Front And Center

8. August 2016 - 15:54
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.

Climate change threatens nation’s agriculture

8. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Japan Times - Travel to anywhere in Japan today and one of the first things you’re 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.

Olympic Records Won’t Come Easy in Rio Because of Climate Change

8. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Bloomberg - Athletes at the Olympic Games may struggle to break world records as they compete with Brazil’s rising temperatures caused by climate change.

Paris climate deal on cusp of entering into force this year

8. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Climate Home - The Paris climate deal is a hair’s breadth away from meeting the criteria to enter into force in 2016.

OPINION: Espectáculo en Maracaná

8. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: El País -

El cambio climático afecta pesca nicaragüense

8. August 2016 - 15:54
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)

Se fortalece la cooperación para mitigar el cambio climático

8. August 2016 - 15:54
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

'Climate change can destroy world heritage sites'

8. August 2016 - 15:54
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.

Farmers failing to take advantage of carbon credits

5. August 2016 - 15:54
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.

How climate change fuels conflict

5. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Deutsche Welle - With temperatures soaring and drought increasing, many in Africa are losing their livelihoods.

City-level climate disclosure increases by 70% in wake of Paris talks

5. August 2016 - 15:54
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

Mali's banks woo clients with hire-purchase solar power kits

5. August 2016 - 15:54
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.

Abu Dhabi project uses sand to store solar power

5. August 2016 - 15:54
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.

Global warming could "unfreeze" waste buried in old Greenland military base

5. August 2016 - 15:54
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.

Comment le Maroc passe au vert : green business au Maroc : "c'est le secteur privé qui vient investir" selon Said Mouline

5. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: L'Usine Nouvelle - Energies renouvelables, cleantechs, recyclage de l’eau ou des déchets… le Maroc s’éveille aux enjeux environnementaux. A l’approche de la COP22, la grande conférence sur le climat qui débute le 7 novembre à Marrakech L’Usine Nouvelle explore les nouvelles facettes et initiatives de ce nouveau Maroc "vert".

Paris: les instruments de ratification du Cameroun déposés

5. August 2016 - 15:54
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 l’Accord de paris sur les changements climatiques

Des invités VIP de l’écologie seront présents à la COP22

5. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Médias24 - A l’occasion de la 22e Conférence sur le climat qui se tiendra en novembre prochain à Marrakech, des figures mondiales de l’environnement ont été invitées

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