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PM updates Australian Govt on Fiji’s preparations leading up to COP23
Prime Minister and Conference of Parties 23 President, Voreqe Bainimarama has updated the Australian Government on Fiji’s extensive preparatory works in the lead‑up to COP23 at a meeting in Suva with Australia’s lead climate negotiator and Ambassador for Environment, Patrick Suckling.
Fijivillage.com
 
Island states need better data to manage climate losses
In the Caribbean and Pacific, islanders are already hit by climate change, but lack tools to measure the damages for leverage in international negotiations
Climate Home
 
Renewable energy projects to reduce carbon emissions: minister
Alternative and renewable energy projects have potential to achieve sustainable development goals and reduce the country’s carbon emissions from energy sector, which accounts for nearly 50 percent of the total annual carbon emissions, climate minister said on Monday.
The News
 
Where’s the kelp? Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests
When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster.
AP
 
India to have 155 GW non-hydro renewable capacity by 2026: BMI
A Fitch Group Company BMI Research today revised upward the non-hydro renewable energy capacity in India to 155 GW from 130 GW by 2026 on the back of higher than expected solar installation and successful wind auctions.
Economic Times
 
Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains
For Nel Jayaraman, the realization that hybrid seeds, chemical fertilisers and pesticides were making farmers more vulnerable to extreme weather came slowly.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Climate resilience core part of govt economic growth mode
Climate Change Minister, Mushahidullah Khan, Monday, said that climate change-resilience and sustainable development have been recognised as core components of the economic growth model being pursued by the present government.
Pakistan Observer
 
 
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