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Source: Globe and Mail - Wind-power projects around the world accounted for almost half of the new electrical generating capacity installed in 2015, as the cost of turbines fell and pressure mounted to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: IPS - Over 150 countries are expected to sign the Paris climate change agreement on April 22 but the historic treaty will not come into force until it has been ratified by 55 countries.
Source: AP - Earth's record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row - a record in itself.
Source: Reuters - Indigenous people in the Philippines are calling on the government to authorise a force of tribal rangers to help preserve the country's forests and curb climate change.
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Source: AFP - The Paris Agreement to try to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was a stunning political victory for poor countries threatened by climate change.
Source: China Daily - China's enhanced efforts to curb pollution through market mechanisms could risk failure without appropriate emission permit allocation and market liquidity, according to analysts.
Source: Huffington Post - When government agencies analyze energy projects, they dont consider the long-term costs of pollution
Source: Carbon Pulse - The EU should impose a minimum EU ETS price to create more certainty for investors and counter a recent trend that has allowed it to become a betting shop for policy decisions, German researchers recommended.
Source: IBNS - As Fiji and Governments of more than 100 other United Nations Member States are preparing this week for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, back in Fiji, residents of the South Pacific country are clearing debris and trying to recover from one of the region's fiercest storm.
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Source: BusinessGreen - Ahead of this Friday's official signing ceremony in New York, global investor groups today urged world leaders to quickly sign and ratify the Paris Agreement, in a bid to kick-start the full decarbonisation of the global economy.
Source: Guardian - Transitioning Australia to 100% renewable energy by 2050 would cost less than continuing on the current path, according to a new report.
Source: Economic Times - India has surpassed its solar energy target for 2015-16 more than one and a half times, commissioning 3018 MW during the year against the 2000 MW it had set itself.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - When ministers and climate change negotiators from the world's poorest countries gathered in Kinshasa recently, they were dismayed at a proposal from the Third World Network (TWN) urging them not to rush into signing the new Paris climate agreement at a U.N. ceremony this week.
Source: Carbon Pulse - Panama has submitted its UN climate pledge, making it one of the last nations to hand in their contributions to the Paris Agreement and coming a week before world leaders reconvene to sign the global pact.
Source: Carbon Pulse - New Zealands heavy reliance on dodgy ERUs to meet its emissions targets up to 2020 makes it party to fraud and could spark serious repercussions from other nations, according to a report released Monday.
Source: PhilStar - Amid the scorching El Niño phenomenon, the Philippines led an expanded group of climate-vulnerable nations to agree in charging each other for the amount of carbon they emit beginning the next decade.