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Polish environment minister to preside over COP24 conference
Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko has been chosen to preside over the COP24 climate summit which will be held in Poland in 2018.
Radio Poland
 
Trump treading water over climate change deal, says deputy UN chief
Amina Mohammed says president seems to be avoiding making decision on whether US will renege on historic agreement
Guardian
 
NATO lawmakers warn climate change may worsen Middle East security risks
Climate change will worsen food and water shortages in the Middle East and north Africa, and risk triggering more conflict and mass migration, with serious implications for the wider world, lawmakers from NATO's Parliamentary Assembly said Monday.q
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
China Urges Balance on Environment, Economy in Antarctica
A Chinese leader on Tuesday urged international representatives to strike a "proper balance" between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica, as the frozen continent's vulnerability to climate change raises worries that some nations could seek to exploit its natural resources.
AP
 
Trump told he risks ‘lasting damage’ to ties between U.S. and Europe
The Trump administrations risks causing “lasting damage” to relations with key European allies if the the United States abandons the Paris climate agreement, a key German official has warned.
Washington Post
 
California Engages World, and Fights Washington, on Climate Change
The environmental ministers of Canada and Mexico went to San Francisco last month to sign a global pact — drafted largely by California — to lower planet-warming greenhouse pollution.
NY Times
 
Island nations on front line of global struggle to build disaster resilience Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
 
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