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Shell bows to investor pressure on climate risk
In a rare move, oil major Shell on Thursday backed a resolution proposed by activist investors to force the company to recognize climate change risks by improving its transparency.
Reuters
 
Urban heatwaves getting worse, study confirms
Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
AFP
 
China 2014 coal output seen down 2.5 pct, first drop in a decade
China's coal production is estimated to have fallen 2.5 percent in 2014, the first annual drop in more than a decade, hit by a war on pollution and government efforts to tackle a supply glut as demand from industry and the power sector weakens.
Reuters
 
Study flags carbon concern from melting glaciers
Glaciers melting as a result of climate change release soot into the seas, scientists find, with unknown impacts on marine life
RTCC
 
For green, comfortable homes, Mali turns to mud
Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Climate concern 'linked to floods'
Public belief in the reality of climate change has risen in Britain, partly because of the 2013 winter floods, according to a report.
BBC
 
Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO
The UN is mooting the inclusion of genetic resources in guidelines for national climate change adaptation plans to support food security in developing countries.
SciDev.net
 
 
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