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Humans have already used up 2015's supply of Earth's resources – analysis

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Earth ‘overshoot day’ – the day each year when our demands on the planet outstrip its ability to regenerate – comes six days earlier than 2014, with world’s population currently consuming the equivalent of 1.6 planets a year

It's only August and we've already used a year's worth of natural resources

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: CBS - When it comes to the Earth's resources, humanity is doing a pretty dismal job of balancing its checkbook.

Zambia to Host Climate Change Indaba

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Zambia Reports - Zambia will in November this year host a high level board meeting of the Worldwide Green Climate Fund (GCF), according to a report by ZANIS.

Getting women actively involved in climate change mitigation (opinion/analysis)

14. August 2015 - 15:59
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We need a miracle on climate change (opinion)

14. August 2015 - 15:59
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If global warming really did pause, the planet just pressed ‘play’ again

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Washington Post - In June, in a bombshell study in Science, federal researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) took away climate skeptics’ number one favorite argument — the notion that in recent years, global warming had slowed down or hit a “pause.”

1st presidential visit to Arctic to focus on global warming

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: AP - President Barack Obama says he'll use his upcoming trip to the Arctic region to press world leaders to do more to fight climate change.

Tree loophole casts shadow over EU carbon action

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - European environment law provides more financial incentives to fell a tree than to plant one, campaigners say.

Move over MoMA, New York’s new climate change museum is about to be the hottest place in town

14. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Grist - For many, climate change is not yet personal, but Miranda Massie is trying to change that. Massie is the executive director of the forthcoming Climate Museum in New York City, a project that seeks to make the impacts of and solutions to a changing climate intimate and tangible

Modi economic advisor urges India climate talks rethink

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Arvind Subramanian says calls for finance from rich countries should be moderated and emission cuts made a priority

Something is happening here

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: BusinessGreen -

Arab world vulnerable to global warming

13. August 2015 - 15:59
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Islamic leaders to release climate change declaration

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Istanbul summit will issue statement urging Muslims to treat action on global warming as a religious duty

A New Evangelical Band Bangs the Drum on Climate Change

13. August 2015 - 15:59
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How climate change is putting your investments at risk

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Telegraph - Investors can no longer ignore the effect that climate change will have; direct exposure to energy companies is endangering portfolios

Haunted by Copenhagen

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Jamaica Observer - Six years later, and as preparations for the 21st summit scheduled for Paris in December get into high gear, the situation still haunts people like climate negotiator on behalf of the Government of Grenada Dr Spencer Thomas

Kirbati's President Tong calls for global moratorium on coal mining

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: Matangi Tonga Online - Kiribati President Anote Tong today called for a global and immediate moratorium on all new coal mines and coal mine expansions, and has called on all State leaders to back his call to action, in the lead up to the Paris climate talks in December

Wind and solar surge sends EU emissions tumbling

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: eco-business.com - Many countries that promised to cut GHG emissions under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol are now exceeding their targets, bringing new hope for success at the Paris climate talks

Think local, act global: Sharjah schoolgirl spreads environmental message through culture

13. August 2015 - 15:59
Source: The National - A 16-year-old girl from Sharjah is motivating citizens to become more environmentally-aware through her tailored audience approach. Environmental communications experts say this may be the best strategy we have.

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