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Christiana Figueres: We need a climate deal for the people of Guiuan
UN climate chief says visit to typhoon-hit Philippines demonstrates why a deal to curb global warming in Paris is essentia
Interview: Egypt aims to benefit from China expertise in environmental issues
Egypt seeks to benefit from the highly-advanced Chinese expertise in various environmental issues, Egyptian Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy told Xinhua in an interview on Monday.
EU's 2050 green goals will need radical policy shifts: report
The European Union will need radical new policies to reach goals for safeguarding the environment by 2050 after limited progress in curbing pollution and climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Tuesday.
Researchers Link Syrian Conflict to a Drought Made Worse by Climate Change
Drawing one of the strongest links yet between global warming and human conflict, researchers said Monday that an extreme drought in Syria between 2006 and 2009 was most likely due to climate change, and that the drought was a factor in the violent uprising that began there in 2011.
NY Times
First global solar flight plans to take off on Saturday
The first solar flight on a global trip may take off from Abu Dhabi on Saturday (March 7), subject to weather conditions.
Gulf News
PH may seek int'l aid to address climate change
The Philippines may tap foreign funding to help address the effects of climate change, especially in vulnerable areas, as the Department of Budget and Management has released P1.15 billion to the Department of Public Works and Highways to boost infrastructure projects in areas affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda.
Philippine Star
La Francophonie face aux défis environnementaux en Afrique
L’Afrique commémore ce 3 mars la Journée africaine de l’environnement, rebaptisée depuis 2012 Journée Wangari Maathai.
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