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Cities, regions, demand bigger climate say
Lyon (AFP) - Leaders of city and regional governments gathered Wednesday in the French city of Lyon, in the grips of a western European heatwave, to demand a bigger stake in the global push to curb global warming.
AFP
 
U.N. warns of risks as Europe enjoys scorcher
The United Nations warned on Wednesday of the dangers posed by hot weather, especially to children and the elderly, as much of Europe sweltered in a heatwave whose intensity it blamed on climate change.
Reuters
 
INTERVIEW: "Climate change is in everybody's backyard" – Robert Redford
1 July 2015 – Actor and environmental activist Robert Redford paid his first visit to the United Nations Headquarters in New York this week.
UN News Centre
 
1,700 cities stress local action key to UN climate deal
Holding half of the world’s population and releasing 70% of its greenhouse gases, cities are vital players in fighting climate change.
RTCC
 
Fossil heavy FTSE 100 threatens UK economic stability – report
The UK’s FTSE 100 stock market index is exposing investors to unacceptable levels of risk due to the high level of listed fossil fuel companies.
RTCC
 
Scientists predict polar bear population crash
Salmon: Imperilled polar bears will see a population crash in most parts of the Arctic if global greenhouse gas emissions continue at current rates, thereby causing accelerated melting of the sea ice the animals depend on for survival, a study has found.
Brisbane Times
 
Alaska’s Glaciers Melt Faster as Climate Change Speeds Up
LONDON—The glaciers of Alaska are melting and retreating: the chief cause is climate change and the loss of ice is unlikely to slow, according to a new study by US scientists.
Truthdig
 
 
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