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17 Ambitious Goals That Literally The Entire Planet is Working Towards in 2017

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Daily Planet - You’ve probably decided on one or two new year’s resolutions for 2017. But did you know more than seven billion people have agreed on 17 common goals?

Climate change: Fresh doubt over global warming pause

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: BBC News - A controversial study that found there has been no slowdown in global warming has been supported by new research.

As islands disappear, climate change urgency grows

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Solomon Star News - For most Americans, it’s easy to wave off climate change as a distant threat, one that poses more danger to future generations than to the Earth’s current inhabitants.

Ireland sets out transport resilience framework

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Construction Index - The Irish government has published a draft framework for how to improve the transport sector’s resilience to climate change.

Cambio climático, amenaza del Patrimonio de la Humanidad Mundial

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Diario de Huila - Que el cambio climático afecte a los lugares que la UNESCO considera Patrimonio Mundial, no es más que otro ejemplo de la diversidad de daños que vamos a sufrir en los próximos años.

India Creates Two Important Breakthroughs In CO2 Capture And Solar Power

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Latin Post - Two substantial breakthroughs in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in the Indian subcontinent is sure to bring a smile on the face of climate technologists.

Nomads no more: why Mongolian herders are moving to the city

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Guardian - In Altansukh Purev’s yurt, the trappings of a herder’s life lie in plain sight. In the corner are his saddle and bridle. By the door, he has left a milk pail.

Los líderes de opinión y el cambio climático

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Tiempo - A principios de noviembre, casi 200 países se reunieron en las sesiones de la Conferencia de las Partes en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CP-22) en Marrakech para reafirmar su compromiso con el histórico Acuerdo de París. Si el tema central de la CP-21 era firmar este acuerdo, el eje de la conferencia de este año es el siguiente paso fundamental: transformar los compromisos en acciones.

What to expect for rainforests in 2017

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Mongabay - Will deforestation continue to rise in Brazil? Will Indonesia continue on a path toward forestry reform? What effect will Donald Trump have on rainforest conservation?

China to invest £292bn in renewable power by 2020

5. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Guardian - World’s largest energy market looks to move from coal towards cleaner fuels

Cornish village marks 25 years of UK wind power

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Guardian - The UK’s first commercial windfarm in Delabole has produced enough energy to boil 3.4bn kettles since it began in 1991, when people dismissed the idea.

India emerged as key player in 2016 on climate issues

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Jantaka Reporter - India positioned itself as a major player in 2016 in the fight against global warming, ratifying the historic Paris agreement and also playing a ‘constructive’ role in the Marrakesh climate summit to ensure actions are based on principles of ‘equity and climate justice’.

For China, Climate Change Is No Hoax; It’s a Business and Political Opportunity

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Inertia - In mid-November, while Americans were preoccupied with election returns, China sent some of its clearest signals yet that it will continue to pursue an international leadership role on issues including climate.

Firm uses captured CO2 to make baking soda, marking carbon capture breakthrough

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The West Side Story - A company in southern India has made an important breakthrough in towards successful carbon capture technology.

How Tropical Deforestation and Land-Use Change Are Driving Emerging Infectious Diseases

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Truth Out. - There's already ample evidence of the ways environmental degradation can contribute to the spread of infectious diseases, and now a recent study provides an example of how the disruptions to an ecosystem caused by deforestation and other land-use change can help spread a bacterial pathogen.

Record number of oil and gas firms go bust as renewable energy revolution begins to bite

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Independent - The world’s largest private power production company warns the sector that renewables could drive the oil price as low as $10 a barrel

Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Fox News - Other investors are wary of Brazil, but when Duke Energy wanted to sell 10 hydroelectric dams there, a Chinese utility shrugged off the country's economic turmoil and paid $1.2 billion to add them to an energy empire that stretches from Malaysia to Germany to the Amazon.

De Tokyo à Hambourg, les villes mènent l’innovation face aux changements climatiques

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: The Conversation - Un an après la COP21 et l’adoption de l’Accord de Paris, les décideurs internationaux peinent à transformer leurs objectifs en actes concrets.

Turkey invests 10 billion dollars in wind energy in past 10 years

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Daily sabaH - urkey's installed wind power capacity of 146 megawatt in 2007 increased about 37 times to 5,500 megawatt thanks to 10 billion dollar worth of investments made in the past 10 years, the Turkish Wind Energy Association (TÜREB) has announced.

Ministry of Ecology Sustainable Development and E : Lancement de la première obligation verte de l’Etat français

4. January 2017 - 15:54
Source: Zone Bourse - Mardi 3 janvier, Ségolène Royal et Michel Sapin, ministre de l'Economie et des Finances, ont présenté le cadre de la première obligation verte souveraine de l'Etat français

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