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World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland
The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland.
BBC News
 
La France pourrait connaître des pics de chaleur à 50°C à la fin du siècle
C’est une véritable fournaise que nous annonce, à l’horizon de la fin du siècle, une étude publiée mercredi 19 juillet dans la revue Environmental Research Letters. Les températures estivales maximales pourraient alors dépasser en France, par endroits, les 50 °C. Selon les régions, elles surpasseraient de 6 à près de 13 degrés les records historiques.
Le Monde
 
Un “cachalote” aparece varado en París para denunciar el cambio climático
El cuerpo sin vida de un "cachalote" ha aparecido en París, en el borde del río Sena y a pocos metros de la catedral de Notre Dame, encallado por un colectivo de artistas que con esa escultura hiperrealista quisieron concienciar sobre el cambio climático y la pesca intensiva.
EFE Verde
 
Une baleine échouée le long de la Seine pour sensibiliser à la protection de l'environnement
Tellement réaliste que c'en est bluffant. A Paris, la Seine a vu sur ses berges apparaître une oeuvre d'art assez particulière... Une représentation d'un cachalot (aussi appelé baleine à dents) échoué. Un réalisme qui poursuit un but bien particulier : sensibiliser à la protection de l'environnement. Et le choix de la ville n'est pas anodin. Paris, là où fut signé l'accord climatique de la COP21.
RTBF
 
Climate change shifts strawberry farming
Florida strawberry growers already have experienced a dress rehearsal for the impacts of climate change during the past two seasons.
Tampa Bay Times
 
Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice
The Italian city of Venice is prone to frequent flooding because it has sunk five inches over the last century, but it is also grappling with a new challenge: sea-level rise, caused by climate change, which increases the severity.
PBS
 
Mercosur destaca "urgencia" de articular respuesta global a cambio climático
El Mercado Común del Sur (Mercosur) destacó hoy la "urgencia" de articular una respuesta global contra el cambio climático y promover un desarrollo que reduzca la emisión de gases de efecto invernadero, y ratificó su compromiso con el Acuerdo de París de las Naciones Unidas.
Xinhua
 
U.K. Braced for Record-Breaking Wet Winters Blames Climate Shift
Britain faces a future of record-breaking wet winters, potentially leading to more of the widespread flooding seen in recent years, according to new modeling that incorporates changing climate patterns.
Bloomberg
 
A Cheap Fix for Climate Change? Pay People Not to Chop Down Trees
The tropical forests in western Uganda, home to a dwindling population of endangered chimpanzees, are disappearing at some of the fastest rates on Earth as local people chop down trees for charcoal and to clear space for subsistence farming.
The New York Times
 
Scientist spreads the word on climate change — by biking across America
David Goodrich has retired from a career in climate science, but he hasn’t stopped warning about climate change’s catastrophic dangers.
WTOP
 
 
 
Galway wind farm to aid Irish climate targets
Galway wind farm to aid Irish climate targets
BBC
 
In coal-focused Pakistan, a wind power breeze is blowing
Pakistan is beginning to reap the benefits of Chinese investment in renewable energy infrastructure, with the opening of the first wind power project constructed as part of the huge China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, aimed at overhauling the country’s transport and energy systems.
Eco Business
 
La formación de nubes puede aumentar debido al deshielo del Océano Antártico
Según un estudio internacional liderado por científicos del Instituto de Ciencias del Mar del CSIC, el hielo marino antártico se convierte, al deshacerse, en una fuente -desconocida hasta ahora- de nitrógeno atmosférico, un compuesto que favorece la formación de nubes.
EFE Verde
 
Changement climatique: l'agriculture africaine menacée par le réchauffement de la planète
Les très nombreux changements environnementaux observés et répertoriés dans le monde, en particulier en Afrique, se produisent à un rythme beaucoup plus élevé que prévu et appellent à une réaction immédiate de la part des gouvernements, institutions publiques, associations et entités privées. L'un des secteurs les plus touchés par ce phénomène? L'agriculture.
Huffington Post Maghreb
 
Changement climatique : l’"équivalent Fonds vert" débloque 835 millions Fcpf pour la Polynésie
L’équivalent Fonds vert, qui doit aider les collectivités françaises du Pacifique à s’adapter au changement climatique, est en fonction depuis mai. La semaine dernière, le Pays a obtenu un premier financement pour 17 projets.
Tahiti Infos
 
Climat : «Make Our Planet Great Again» attire des chercheurs de 97 nationalités
Après l'annonce du retrait des Etats-Unis de l'Accord de Paris, Emmanuel Macron avait lancé un appel à destination des experts du climat. Pour l'heure, plus de 150 dossiers pour des missions longue durée sont en cours de constitution.
Le Parisien
 
Ciudad forestal, la primera ciudad china que buscará reducir el cambio climático
El barrio de 138 hectáreas es independiente y contará con más de 70 edificios (casas, hospitales, hoteles, escuelas y oficinas) que estarán cubiertos con 40,000 árboles y casi un millón de plantas.
CNN
 
Las ciudades costeras de África están en riesgo
A medida que las temperaturas globales aumentan, el hielo de los Polos se derrite y sube el nivel del mar, las áreas costeras de todo el mundo están cada vez más en riesgo.
El País
 
Por cambio climático, México debe extraer menos petróleo: expertos
México debe poner freno y aportar soluciones alternativas a las extracciones de petróleo y minería si desea protegerse de los efectos del cambio climático, a los que debe combatir limitando la extracción y apostando por energías renovables, afirmaron hoy expertos.
EFE
 
El satélite que "revolucionará"el control de la calidad del aire está listo
Este satélite es el primero dentro del programa Copérnico que se dedicará a "monitorizar la química atmosférica, un parámetro importante para medir la calidad del aire y el cambio climático".
EFE
 
 
 
L'environnement est une opportunité pour l'Afrique et le reste du monde - Ibrahim Thiaw, PNUE
L'environnement est une source d'opportunité pour tous et partout. Tel est le message qu'Ibrahim Thiaw, le Directeur exécutif adjoint du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE), a souhaité transmettre lors de son passage à New York.
Centre d'actualités de l'ONU
 
Robert Redford: To Save the World, Start Small
It’s hard to know at times what the big story is. In a 24/7-news society — and with an Administration that lurches from one controversy to another — it’s easy to get distracted by the story of the moment and ignore the story of the month. Or the year. Or the decade.
Time
 
Climate change will force today’s kids to pay for costly carbon removal technologies, study says
The longer humans continue to pour carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the closer we draw to leaving the next generation with an unmanageable climate problem, scientists say.
The Washington Post
 
Climat: l’appel désespéré des climatologues
Pour les 15 scientifiques, emmenés par James Hansen, point de salut climatique hors l’aspiration du CO2 superflu de l’atmosphère. Une idée déjà inscrite dans l’accord de Paris.
Journal de l'environnement
 
India launches first solar-panelled train in bid to cut down diesel use
India has launched its first solar-powered train, which it is hoped will save around 21,000 litres of diesel a year, as the government attempts to make the country's vast rail network more environmentally friendly.
The Independent
 
Indigenous Students Bring Solar Energy to Rural Costa Rica
Four Indigenous girls introduced solar energy in their hometown, following a scholarship provided by the Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Relations to study solar engineering in India.
Tele Sur TV
 
La Corée vise à produire 20% de son électricité grâce aux énergies renouvelables d'ici 2030
Le gouvernement cherchera à augmenter à 20% la part des énergies renouvelables dans la production d’électricité d’ici 2030 et à bâtir une nation sans risque d’accident nucléaire en faisant table rase des projets de construction de nouveaux réacteurs nucléaires.
Yonhap
 
La plaine de Beijing sans charbon à l'horizon de 2020
Presque toute consommation de charbon disparaîtra dans les zones de plaine de Beijing à l'horizon 2020, a indiqué mardi la commission municipale du Développement et de la Réforme.
Xinhua
 
Paris se munit d'un fonds vert pour la transition écologique
La maire de Paris Anne Hidalgo (PS) et la Caisse des Dépôts ont signé un partenariat le 18 juillet 2017, pour la création d’un fonds d’investissement dédié à la transition écologique.
Environnement Magazine
 
La Plata tendrá la primera sala de cine alimentada con energía solar
Será la sala 2 del Cine Select y funcionará en el Centro Cultural Islas Malvinas (Argentina). La programación contendrá, al menos, un 70% de proyecciones con entrada gratuita.
Infoplatense
 
 
 
Major solar power project to provide electricity at night
A major solar power project in the Middle East will provide electricity during the night, the developers have said.
The Independent
 
Arnold Schwarzenegger talks bipartisanship and climate change
Arnold Schwarzenegger talks bipartisanship and climate change Arnold Schwarzenegger talks bipartisanship and climate change
Los Angeles Times
 
Predicen espectaculares tormentas de polvo en EEUU a partir de 2050
Espectaculares tormentas de polvo, como las que engullieron las llanuras del Medio Oeste de Estados Unidos en la década de 1930, pueden reproducirse por el cambio climático a partir de 2050.
Europa Press
 
Who Pays for the Rising Cost of Natural Disasters: Quick Take Q&A
The force of Mother Nature cost mankind $175 billion in 2016, enough money to rebuild New York’s One World Trade Center 44 times.
Bloomberg
 
'Grow food on Mars': LA startups tackle climate change with inventive solutions
Drought, floods, wildfires and heat waves – climate change and extreme weather events are wreaking havoc in California, especially in Los Angeles. The city has recently baked in record temperatures with a long, hot summer still stretching ahead.
The Guardian
 
Wind Energy Proves To Be Good Fit On New York Farm
A farm owner in New York State is touting the advantages of the two Northern Power wind turbines powering his Sonshine Acres Farm.
North American Wind Power
 
Presentan demanda contra industria petrolera por contaminación en California
Tres comunidades de California presentaron hoy una demanda "histórica" que pretende responsabilizar a 37 de las mayores compañías de gas y petróleo en el mundo por los daños ocasionados al cambio climático.
Hoy Los Angeles
 
Climat : le plus gros fonds britannique tire la sonnette d’alarme
La hausse des températures pourrait dans les décennies à venir atteindre 4°C par rapport au niveau de l’ère préindustrielle. Une catastrophe pour les marchés financiers, prévient le fonds d’investissement Schroders.
Les Echos
 
Global Warming Melts Ice, Alters Fabled Northwest Passage
More than a century has passed since the first successful transit of the treacherous, ice-bound Northwest Passage by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen in 1906.
The New York Times
 
El cambio climático en el patio trasero de la Tierra
El presidente de Palau, Tommy Remengesau, asegura durante la cumbre bienal de la FAO que le cuesta imaginar qué país dejaremos a nuestros hijos y nietos.
El País
 
 
 
South Africa Surviving Drought - What Windhoek Can Show Cape Town
With Cape Town suffering its worst drought in a century, could measures used by Namibia's capital city of Windhoek over the past 50 years promise more effective management of the finite water supply?
All Africa
 
Drifting Antarctic iceberg A-68 opens up clear water
The giant iceberg known as A-68 that was produced in the Antarctic last week continues to drift seaward.
BBC News
 
Sweden blazes trail to electric cars
The growing popularity of electric cars leads one major European manufacturer to a sharp cut in fossil fuel-driven vehicle production.
Climate News Network
 
Heritage at Risk: How Rising Seas Threaten Ancient Coastal Ruins
The shores of Scotland’s Orkney Islands are dotted with ruins that date to the Stone Age. But after enduring for millennia, these archaeological sites – along with many others from Easter Island to Jamestown – are facing an existential threat from climate change.
Yale Environment News
 
UNDP and the Ministry for Environment, Land and Sea of the Republic of Italy partner to support REDD+ implementation in critical countries
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea of the Republic of Italy signed a Third Party Cost-Sharing Agreement today, to undertake a range of climate change and REDD+ forest-related joint and coordinated activities at the global, regional and national level (e.g. Ecuador, Ghana and Myanmar).
UNDP
 
California extenderá su lucha por el cambio climático
Los legisladores de California votaron para extender la histórica ley del estado para combatir el cambio climático después de horas de intenso debate y días de apelaciones directas del gobernador Jerry Brown.
AP
 
California lawmakers extend landmark climate change law
California lawmakers voted Monday to extend a climate change initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model for states and nations looking to lower carbon emissions.
ABC News
 
La Californie prolonge son marché des droits à polluer jusqu'en 2030
La législature de l'Etat de Californie a voté lundi deux lois destinées à combattre le changement climatique, d'une part en prolongeant le marché des droits à polluer jusqu'en 2030, et d'autre part en fixant de nouvelles directives pour mesurer la pollution de l'air.
Belga
 
Indian Railways launches first solar-powered DEMU train
In line with the Indian Railways ‘Solar Mission’ to reduce dependency on fossil fuels, Railways launched its first 1600 HP solar-powered DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit) train from Safdarjung railway station on Friday. The train has six trailer coaches, with 16 solar panels fitted in each of them. The solar panels will power all the electrical appliances inside.
The Indian Express
 
L'Inde lance son premier train solaire
C’est une nouveauté en Inde. Ce train est la première rame électrique fonctionnant en partie à l‘énergie solaire. Avec six wagons, il est équipé de seize panneaux solaires. Son autonomie est d’au moins 72 heures.
Euronews
 
 
 
India estrena primer tren con energía solar
El viernes pasado entró en funcionamiento el primer tren en India que integra paneles solares que alimentan de energía el interior del vehículo, encendiendo las luces, ventiladores y pantallas de información al servicio de los pasajeros.
SDP Noticias
 
En Cumbre Celac - UE en El Salvador discute cambio climático y comercio
El cambio climático y el comercio justo serán los temas principales a tratar en octubre próximo en la III cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) y la Unión Europea (UE), informó este lunes El Salvador, país sede.
AFP
 
G20, world makes huge strides on green finance in just one year
UN Environment research shows moves to mobilize capital behind sustainable development
UNEP Newscentre
 
Financement vert : le G20 et le monde ont accompli d'énormes progrès en un an
L'ONU Environnement a salué vendredi les énormes progrès accomplis en 2016 par les pays du G20 et d'autres Etats dans la mobilisation des milliards de dollars de capitaux publics et privés nécessaires à la réalisation d'un développement durable et à l'action climatique.
ONU Environnement
 
Aumenta financiamiento sostenible: emisión de bonos verdes se duplicó en 2016
Un nuevo reporte de ONU Medio Ambiente registra una tendencia al alza en las inversiones para el desarrollo sostenible.
ONU Medio Ambiente
 
In Chile, Many Regard Climate Change As The Greatest External Threat
Fernando Rojas is holding up a photograph of a pocket of countryside, between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, that has been his home, his livelihood, and his passion for all of his 74 years.
NPR
 
El cambio climático aceleró el desprendimiento del gran iceberg, según una experta
El aumento de la temperatura del mar en la Antártida aceleró el desprendimiento del gigantesco iceberg de unos 5.800 kilómetros cuadrados que se desprendió de la plataforma de hielo Larsen C, según Pamela Santibáñez, investigadora del Departamento Científico del Instituto Antártico Chileno (INACH).
EFE Verde
 
La OMS pone cifras al impacto del cambio climático en la salud
Según la OMS, el número de desastres naturales relacionados con el clima se ha triplicado desde los años 1960, y cada año causan más de 60.000 muertes. El polen y otrras sustancias pueden desencadenar asma, que ya afecta a unos 300 millones de personas.
La Marea
 
‘Because... Climate Change’
When our group of pipeline opponents goes to Washington this week to call on senators to reject Donald Trump’s nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and to investigate the Commission instead, we’ll have no shortage of compelling reasons to provide.
Huffington Post
 
Saudi Arabia looks past oil and pushes ahead with wind energy ambitions
The world’s top oil exporter moves forward wind project after choosing a new location
The National UAE Edition
 
 
 
México y EUA acuerdan trabajo conjunto contra cambio climático
El secretario de la Comisión de Puntos Constitucionales de la Cámara de Diputados, el priista Braulio Guerra Urbiola, se reunió con congresistas de Estados Unidos nacidos en México, con el objetivo de definir acciones encaminadas a legislar en conjunto a favor del medio ambiente.
Notimex
 
How climate change strangled a Jurassic ocean ecosystem
When a warming world depleted the ocean’s supplies of oxygen, extinctions followed and recovery took hundreds of thousands of years.
Cosmos Magazine
 
A Mystery of Seabirds, Blown Off Course and Starving
Hundreds of shearwaters arrived dying and dead on shores around New York City. Scientists suspect weather patterns altered by climate change.
The New York Times
 
Climate change and less federal money may hit states hard
The tornado hit the suburbs east of New Orleans at lunchtime on a mild Tuesday in February.
The Washington Post via Yahoo
 
Climat : la Banque asiatique de développement lance un cri d’alarme
Le changement climatique aura des « effets désastreux » et « sans précédent » dans la région Asie-Pacifique si rien n’est fait pour enrayer le phénomène. Dans une étude effectuée en coopération avec l’Institut de recherches de Potsdam sur l’impact du climat, publiée vendredi 14 juillet, la Banque asiatique de développement (BAD) met en garde contre le risque d’un désastre annoncé et appelle à une mise en application au plus tôt des dispositions de l’accord de Paris.
Le Monde
 
Accord de Paris : pour Macron, Trump "va essayer de trouver une solution"
"Donald Trump m'a écouté. Il a compris le sens de ma démarche", a confié le chef de l'État au "Journal du dimanche" à la suite de la visite du président américain.
AFP
 
La defensa apasionada del medio ambiente del gobernador de California
Jerry Brown suplica a los políticos que mantengan la estrategia contra el cambio climático: “Esto no es por mí, yo voy a estar muerto. Es por vosotros. Y es muy real”.
El País
 
10 Pacific Island Journalists Invited to Cover COP23
As the result of a journalism competition that concluded this week, ten journalists from the Pacific island region have been chosen to travel to and report from this year’s UN climate conference taking place in Bonn, Germany (COP23, 6 – 17 November).
The Jet Newspaper
 
Donald Trump says 'something could happen with the Paris Agreement'
Donald Trump has opened the door to a reversal of his decision on the Paris Agreement on climate change saying that “something” could happen regarding the deal during his trip to France for Bastille Day.
The Independent
 
Accord de Paris : "Quelque chose pourrait se passer", pour Donald Trump
Le président américain est en visite à Paris où il a rencontré son homologue français. Emmanuel Macron a expliqué "respecter" sa décision.
AFP
 
 
 
Trump sugiere ante Macron que "podría pasar algo" con el Acuerdo de París
El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, ha asegurado ante su homólogo francés, Emmanuel Macron, que "podría pasar algo" con el Acuerdo de París y que, si finalmente ocurre, "sería maravilloso", aunque no ha aclarado exactamente a qué se estaba refiriendo y si puede haber algún tipo de revisión a la ruptura de Washington con dicho pacto.
20 Minutos
 
Global Warming Will Lead to More Air Travel Disruptions, Study Finds
Your future travel plans will most likely be affected by rising temperatures and more frequent heat waves, according to a new study released on Thursday.
Fortune
 
Réchauffement climatique: les décollages d'avions seront plus difficiles
Les avions aussi tirent la langue face au réchauffement: de plus en plus d'appareils vont devoir lâcher du lest dans les décennies à venir s'ils veulent décoller aux heures les plus chaudes de la journée, selon une nouvelle étude de l'université Columbia.
AFP
 
El cambio climático podría restringir el tráfico aéreo
El aumento de las temperaturas por el cambio climático podría restringir notablemente el tráfico aéreo en todo el mundo en las próximas décadas, según el estudio del equipo de investigadores de Ethan Coffel, de la Universidad de Columbia, publicado hoy en la revista Climatic Change.
La Voz de Galicia
 
European Union To Meet To Discuss Implementing Paris Climate Agreement
Environment ministers from across the European Union will meet this week in Estonia to discuss recent global developments on climate change and the European Union’s implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Clean Technica
 
Report: Asia facing dire future toll from climate change
A report by the Asian Development Bank says Asia will endure extreme heat, rising sea levels, growing losses from severe weather and increasing food insecurity in coming decades as climate change raises temperatures and alters weather patterns across the globe.
The Washington Post
 
'Chasing Coral' has an urgent message about climate change: The coral reef is dying
While governments and politicians dither about global warming, the world’s undersea coral is moving toward a devastating death. If you don’t believe that, or don’t think it really matters, “Chasing Coral” presents the evidence with beauty, intelligence and a surprising amount of emotion.
Los Angeles Times
 
Stop What You're Doing, Global Warming Is Threatening Wine
Climate change deniers need to wake up and feel the heat, because global warming is affecting something very important: wine.
MSN
 
Climate change and inequality
The rich pollute, the poor suffer
The Economist
 
Climate change deepens threat to Pacific island wildlife
Land mammals and reptiles in the Pacific islands facing extinction due to habitat loss, hunting and other threats could be decimated by climate change, a study published Thursday said.
The Economist Times
 
 
 
Biofuels need 'to be improved for battle against climate change'
Royal Academy of Engineering report backs increased use of biofuels but warns that some have been as polluting as fossil fuels
The Guardian
 
Nuevo récord absoluto de calor en España: 47,3ºC
Nuevo récord histórico de temperatura más elevada en España. La nueva marca es de 47,3º C y corresponde a Montoro, una pequeña localidad de la provincia de Córdoba. La cifra récord fue alcanzada el 13 de julio de 2017, según datos facilitados por la estación meteorológica local y confirmada -a falta de validación definitiva- por la Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (Aemet).
La Vanguardia
 
Chile presenta Plan de Acción Nacional de Cambio Climático
Ante esto se especificó que la iniciativa cuenta con 16 objetivos específicos y 30 líneas de acción que se materializan en 96 medidas divididas en cuatro ejes de acción: adaptación mitigación medios de implementación y gestión del Cambio Climático a nivel regional y communal.
ICN
 
The World's First Power Plant Combining Hydroelectricity and Solar Energy Is Now Open
The world's first hybrid hydroelectric and solar power installation is now operational in Portugal. The station uses floating photovoltaic cells to collect sunlight during the day and makes use of hydroelectric power at night and during peak hours.
Futurism
 
The drowning villages of Indonesia
Bekasi, Indonesia - Rising sea levels have forced people to leave their homes in four villages located in Bekasi, on the Indonesian island of West Java. Those who have remained face difficult living conditions.
Al Jazeera
 
Communities Step Up to Help Save Jamaica’s Forests
Jamaica is the most biodiverse island in the Caribbean with more than 8,000 recorded species of plants and animals and 3,500 marine species.
IPS News
 
Paris et Berlin lancent un programme de recherche sur le climat
L'Allemagne et la France ont annoncé jeudi la mise en place d'un programme de recherche conjoint dans les domaines du climat, de l'énergie et du système terrestre, qui sera soutenu par Berlin à hauteur de 15 millions d'euros et par Paris à hauteur de 30 millions d'euros.
Reuters
 
Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica
One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up.
Reuters
 
Un gigantesco iceberg del tamaño de Cantabria se desprende de la Antártida
Un iceberg, de un billón de toneladas se acaba de separar de la Antártida. El desprendimiento ha reducido en un 12 % el tamaño de la plataforma Larsen C.
El Confidencial
 
Un iceberg 55 fois plus grand que Paris s'est détaché de l'Antarctique
D'une surface de 5800 km², c'est-à-dire celle du département du Gard, le morceau de banquise de 350 m de haut pourrait être un danger pour la circulation maritime.
L'Express
 
 
 
Cities and states solidify their plan to move forward on climate without Trump
More proof that local governments will move forward with the Paris agreement even if the federal government won’t.
Think progress
 
‘Expect more turbulence’: Five ways climate change will affect air travel
It’s an inconvenient truth that jetting off to foreign shores for your holidays directly contributes to the very climate change that, according to some scientists, could have a considerable impact on aviation.
The Telegraph
 
Empresas se comprometen a reducir su huella de carbono
Un total de 16 empresas y dos fundaciones se comprometieron ayer (en El Salvador) a medir y reducir su huella de carbono con su adhesión a la alianza ECCO+, liderada por la Fundación Empresarial para la Acción Social (Fundemas).
El Mundo
 
'The island is being eaten': how climate change is threatening the Torres Strait
Torres Strait residents face being forced from their homes by climate change, as their islands are lost to rising seas.
The Guardian
 
Trump set for climate confrontation in Paris
President Trump’s visit to Paris this week will put him face-to-face with French President Emmanuel Macron, perhaps Europe’s loudest critic of his climate agenda.
The Hill
 
Piden millonario recorte al presupuesto del medioambiente en Estados Unidos
Los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos quieren incluir un recorte de $528 millones en el presupuesto para 2018 de la Agencia de Protección Medioambiental (EPA), la rama del Gobierno encargada de asuntos de medioambiente y salud.
EFE
 
Cities And States Take The Lead With New Paris Agreement Pledge
Good news and real leadership are here, just when we need them most, as a massive trillion-ton iceberg breaks away from the Larsen ice sheet in Antarctica and an apocalyptic viral climate article in New York Magazine captivates (and terrifies) the internet.
Huffington Post
 
Solar Expert Predicts Tesla Will Be a “Game-Changer” for Clean Energy
Sistine Solar co-founder Senthil Balasubramanian predicts Tesla's battery technology will be a "game-changer" for the solar energy industry. The tech has the potential to provide power completely independent of the utility grid, giving homeowners the ability to take control of their energy needs.
Futurism
 
La megabatería de Tesla que revolucionará el mundo
Tesla construirá en Australia la batería de litio más grande del mundo y tendrá una capacidad de almacenamiento de 129 megavatios/hora, suficiente para suministrar luz a 30.000 hogares.
Híbridos y eléctricos
 
'Solar trees' sprout across Florida in push to promote solar energy
Florida Power & Light is planting large devices across Florida that look like trees and harness the power of the sun to create electricity.
Sun Sentinel
 
 
 
Why a Warming Arctic May Be Causing Colder U.S. Winters
A new study shows how a warming Arctic could negatively impact regions thousands of miles away.
National Geographic
 
Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play
Windborne microbes shifting in the snows of the great ice sheet of Greenland may be able to neutralize some of the industrial contaminants oozing out of the melting ice.
Invisiverse
 
El mercurio contamina el Ártico a través de la tundra
El mercurio que contamina el océano Ártico llega a sus aguas principalmente a través de la tundra de Alaska, y no directamente por vía atmosférica como se ha defendido hasta ahora, según un estudio difundido hoy por el Centro Nacional francés de Investigaciones Científicas (CNRS).
EFE Verde
 
Científicos recopilan los datos climáticos del mundo entre los siglos I y XIX
Un equipo de la Universidad de Tasmania en Australia ha recopilado la mayor base de datos climáticos en todo el mundo entre los siglos I y XIX de nuestra era, informó hoy el centro educativo.
EFE Verde
 
Quand le réchauffement climatique cause plus de réchauffement climatique
Le réchauffement climatique est l’une des grandes problématiques du vingt-et-unième siècle. La température mondiale et le niveau des mers augmentent chaque année. En cause notamment la pollution. Les dirigeants du monde tentent d’aboutir à des accords afin de garantir le respect de l’écologie. Et ils feraient bien de se dépêcher, car une étude de juin dernier montre que le réchauffement climatique pourrait bien s’accélérer de lui-même. Une recherche réalisée en collaboration entre l’université de Bristol (Angleterre) et l’ULG (université de Liège).
RTBF
 
Investissements : l'électricité dépasse (pour la première fois) les énergies fossiles
Les dépenses dans les réseaux et la production électrique ont atteint 718 milliards de dollars en 2016, contre 650 milliards pour le pétrole, le gaz et le charbon, selon l'AIE.
Les Echos
 
Climate Cities: Can Urban America Save Paris Agreement?
When President Donald Trump announced on June 1 that the United States would exit the Paris climate accord, U.S. cities mounted a massive response: Hundreds of mayors pledged to remain committed to reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
Live Science
 
ONU: América Latina debe impulsar alianza público-privada para combatir cambio climático
La salida de Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París plantea a América Latina el reto de impulsar sus programas contra el cambio climático mediante alianzas público-privadas y con políticas gubernamentales más fuertes, aseguró a Efe el Oficial Superior de ONU-REDD en América Latina, Gabriel Labbate.
EFE
 
Top four ways to shrink your carbon footprint are often overlooked
Researchers in Sweden have identified the top four things people can do to reduce their carbon footprint, but warned on Tuesday these steps are rarely promoted in the public sphere.
AFP
 
Réchauffement climatique : quatre actions pour réduire son empreinte carbone
Les gestes individuels les plus efficaces seraient un régime alimentaire végétarien, éviter de voyager par avion, ne pas avoir de voiture et surtout, faire moins d'enfants.
AFP
 
 
 
RE100 hailed by global climate leaders after reaching 100 members milestone
The Climate Group's RE100 initiative has been praised by global climate leaders today after reaching its 100 members milestone, with Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describing it as “part of an alliance of inspiring actions flourishing across the globe.”
The Climate Group
 
100% d'énergies renouvelables: l'initiative RE100 rassemble désormais 100 groupes
L'initiative RE100 de l'ONG Climate Group, qui réunit de grandes entreprises ayant promis d'utiliser 100% d'énergies renouvelables à long terme, a franchi mardi la barre symbolique de 100 membres en étant rejointe par quatre grands groupes, dont l'assureur français Axa.
AFP
 
Colorado joins 'climate alliance' of states fighting global warming
Colorado's governor signed an executive order on Tuesday making his state the latest to join a "climate alliance" of U.S. states and governors seeking to meet the goals of the Paris accord after President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the pact.
Reuters
 
La Eurocámara pide que la absorción de C02 exceda las emisiones en los 28 en 2030
La Comisión de Medio Ambiente de la Eurocámara ha respaldado este martes (por 53 votos a favor, nueve en contra y seis abstenciones) la nueva propuesta normativa en virtud de la cual los Estados miembros deberán compensar por las emisiones de C02 derivadas de la deforestación ya sea con nuevas plantaciones o mejorando la gestión de su masa forestal, de cultivos y dehesas de forma equivalente.
Europa Press
 
Coca-Cola fomentará la reducción de la huella ambiental en la hostelería
Coca-Cola y la Comunidad #PorElClima han presentado esta mañana la plataforma Hostelería #PorElClima, destinada a ayudar a los establecimientos hosteleros a aplicar acciones que les conviertan en espacios más sostenibles y a reducir su huella ambiental, contribuyendo así a frenar el cambio climático.
Revista Técnica de Medio Ambiente
 
El 60% de los océanos muestra signos negativos del impacto del cambio climático
El 60% de los océanos ya muestra signos del impacto negativo del cambio climático, como la acidificación por gases, el aumento de la temperatura del mar y el deshielo polar, según un informe de la Universidad de Oxford.
EFE
 
El riesgo de Los Ángeles o Londres por la subida del nivel del mar
El aumento del nivel del mar supone un grave riesgo para una gran parte de la población mundial que vive en zonas costeras, como Los Ángeles o Londres, pudiendo ocasionar inundaciones, pérdida de hábitats naturales, infraestructuras e incluso la desaparición de islas.
EFE Verde
 
Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play
Windborne microbes shifting in the snows of the great ice sheet of Greenland may be able to neutralize some of the industrial contaminants oozing out of the melting ice.
Invisiverse
 
Reclaiming History: Oahu’s Last Hawaiian Fishing Village
Tiny Mokauea Island is threatened by pollution and rising sea levels, while the handful of residents face uncertainty about their long-term lease with the state.
Civil Beat
 
Kiribati confronts climate upheaval by preparing for ‘migration with dignity’
High tide keeps getting higher on the islands of the Republic of Kiribati – 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean that rest only a few feet above sea level.
Mongabay News
 
 
 
New standard launched to accelerate and measure progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals and climate targets
Gold Standard today launches Gold Standard for the Global Goals, a new standard to quantify, certify and maximise the contributions of climate and development interventions toward the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Eco Business
 
JICA, another Japanese entity accredited to Green Climate Fund
Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has been approved as an accredited entity for Green Climate Fund (GCF).
Fiji Sun
 
Apple Plans to Open 2nd Eco-Friendly Data Center in Denmark
Apple Inc. AAPL is planning to spend $921 million to open a new data center in Denmark that will run entirely on renewable energy, per media reports.
Nasdaq
 
Hazte vegetariano, deja el coche y ten menos hijos si quieres luchar contra el cambio climático
Las medidas más eficaces para reducir las emisiones exigen grandes cambios en el estilo de vida occidental.
El País
 
How to save the planet: cut holidays, sell the car and don't have as many children, say scientists
Jetting off on just one summer holiday is so bad for global warming that it wipes out the benefits of 20 years of recycling, a new study has shown.
The Telegraph
 
Is Climate Change Real? EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Wants Scientists To Debate It On TV
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief is challenging scientists to engage in a televised debate in which they defend climate change as a serious threat to the planet.
Internation Business Times
 
Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent
Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transparency in financial markets, the Organization’s environment wing said today.
UN News Centre
 
Gaz à effet de serre, 100 entreprises responsables de 71 % des émissions industrielles
Un rapport de l’organisation britannique Carbon Disclosure Project pointe la responsabilité de quelques entreprises productrices de pétrole, gaz et charbon dans l’émission des gaz à effets de serre et le changement climatique.
La Croix
 
Las 100 compañías que más contaminan en el mundo
En los últimos 27 años, tan solo 25 compañías son las responsables del 50% de la contaminación del planeta. Si aumentamos la lista, tan solo 100 empresas han generado el 71% de las emisiones de gases invernadero durante las últimas tres décadas.
Science Alert
 
California Dems reach deal on cap and trade
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) and state legislative leaders said Thursday that they have reached a deal to extend the state’s landmark cap-and-trade program aimed at dramatically reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
The Hill
 
 
 
Does the European public understand the impacts of climate change on the ocean?
The oceans are our lifeline and the lungs of our planet producing 70% of the oxygen we breathe. They regulate our climate and provide us with food, new medicines, and energy.
Phys Org
 
Report: The U.S. Will Exceed Its Paris Accord Goals Despite Trump’s Official Withdrawal
A report by analysts from Morgan Stanley confirms a bright future for renewable energy.
Futurism
 
Climat : et si les Etats-Unis respectaient malgré tout l’Accord de Paris ?
D'après une étude de la banque Morgan Stanley, les énergies renouvelables deviendront l’option la moins chère d’ici à 2020 pour plusieurs pays.
Les Echos
 
La electricidad renovable será la más barata en el G-20 antes de 2030, según GP
La semana pasada, en vísperas del comienzo de la reunión del G20 en Alemania, Greenpeace publicó un estudio que demuestra que la electricidad renovable será la más barata en todos los países del G-20, como muy tarde en el año 2030. De hecho, desde 2015, en casi la mitad de los países del G-20, la energía renovable ha generado electricidad a un precio igual o inferior al del carbón o las nucleares, asegura.
Energy News
 
The world is facing a 'biological annihilation' of species, researchers warn
'Earth’s sixth mass extinction episode has proceeded further than most assume'
The Independent
 
Senegal launches its programme for Green Climate Fund
Senegal’s preparatory programme for the Green Climate Fund (FVC) was launched Monday in Dakar by the secretary general of the ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Ramatoulaye Dieng Ndiaye.
APA News
 
Le Sénégal lance son Programme de préparation au Fonds Vert Climat
Le Programme de préparation du Sénégal au Fonds Vert Climat (FVC) a été lancé lundi à Dakar, par la secrétaire générale du ministère de l'Environnement et du Développement durable, Ramatoulaye Dieng Ndiaye.
APA
 
Strengthening of West African Monsoon during Green Sahara period may have affected ENSO
Accounting for a vegetated and less dusty Sahara reduces the variability of El Niño during the Mid-Holocene to closer to that which is observed in several paleoclimate records.
Eureka Alert
 
The Man Who Coined the Term ‘Global Warming’ on the Worst-Case Scenario for Planet Earth
This week, to accompany our cover story on worst-case climate scenarios, we’re publishing a series of extended interviews with climatologists on the subject — most of them from the “godfather generation” of scientists who first raised the alarm about global warming several decades ago.
New York Magazine
 
Kenya: Smallholder Farmers in Kenya in the Race Against Climate Change
By adopting agroforestry and improved agricultural practices, a community in western Kenya has increased their income and improved their living standards. They are now training other farmers to do the same.
All Africa
 
 
 
Treasure, Space coast centers part of FPL solar energy expansion project
Indian River County — Florida Power & Light installed the first of 1 million solar panels planned for the Treasure and Space coasts on Monday as part of a major statewide solar expansion.
TC Palm
 
Cheap Solar & Wind Energy Means US Will Meet Paris Targets Despite Trump
Donald Trump’s determination to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord has been described as a major blow to the global carbon reduction effort.
Clean Technica
 
Villes : le réchauffement climatique suscite l’inventivité
Plus la température monte et plus urbanistes, architectes, bâtisseurs et ingénieurs font preuve de créativité. Dans les outils pour détecter les îlots de chaleur, dans la conception de l’habitat ou dans la maîtrise de l’énergie. Quelques exemples, d’Amsterdam à Paris, en passant par Taïwan.
Le Monde
 
2040: Más de la mitad de los coches nuevos serán eléctricos
Esa es la nueva conclusión de BNEF.
Hace un par de días, VOLVO anunciaba que, a partir de 2019, todos sus modelos tendrían motor eléctrico. Noruega, Holanda han anunciado la prohibición de matricular coches a gasolina o gasóleo a partir de 2025.
Expansión
 
Apple construirá nuevo centro de datos operado con energía renovable en Dinamarca
Apple Inc dijo el lunes que invertirá 6.000 millones de coronas danesas (809 millones de euros) en un nuevo centro de datos en Dinamarca, el segundo que abre en el país nórdico en funcionar completamente con energía renovable.
Reuters
 
Tecnología vs la pobreza: así convirtieron a Puertecitos, BC, en un poblado de energía renovable
Un día ingenieros de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) tuvieron la decisión de convertir a la comunidad de Puertecitos en la primera del país (México) que cuenta en su totalidad con energía limpia, renovable, solar y eólica.
Animal Político
 
G20 - World Leaders Move Forward on Climate Change, Without U.S.
World leaders struck a compromise on Saturday to move forward collectively on climate change without the United States, declaring the Paris accord “irreversible” while acknowledging President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agreement.
New York Times
 
Le G20 trouve un accord pour une déclaration commune sur le climat
Le communiqué final "prend acte" de la sortie des Etats-Unis de ces accords visant à lutter contre le réchauffement climatique, qui sont qualifiés d'"irréversibles".
AFP
 
El G20 se alinea contra Trump en el cambio climático
Las potencias mundiales reafirmaron su apoyo a los esfuerzos para combatir el calentamiento global, alineándose contra el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump en esta materia.
The Associated Press
 
Africa: Major Leap for Africa At G20 Summit
Pretoria — The G20 Leaders' Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for global development, with significant benefits for the African continent.
South African Government News Agency
 
 
 
Just 100 companies are responsible for 71pc of greenhouse gases since 1988, report finds
The Chinese coal industry and stock market debutant Saudi Aramco have been named as the world’s biggest emitters of carbon dioxide.
The Telegraph
 
Climate Change Could Cut Southern U.S. Incomes by 20%
Without a significant reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions, the southern portion of the United States will likely suffer broad economic devastation from the effects of climate change by the end of the 21st century, according to a new study.
Fortune
 
Why Trump Pulling Out of the Paris Agreement Led to a Stronger Global Climate Change Plan
As President Trump mulled pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change earlier this year, supporters of bold policies to address global warming around the world feared that the U.S. withdrawal would hinder action on the issue.
Time
 
Erdogan Says Turkey Will Respond to Any Threats on Its Border
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would not watch passively as weapons are sent to Kurdish fighters on its southern border, saying his country would respond to any threats to national security.
US News
 
Turquía amenaza con no ratificar el Acuerdo de París por la salida de EEUU
El presidente turco, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ha anunciado la suspensión del proceso de ratificación del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático por parte de Turquía a causa de la salida de Estados Unidos de este acuerdo.
Europa Press
 
In Power-short Pakistan, Switch to Solar Power Hit by Rumors
Mohammad Aslam has finally found a way to give his family relief from extended power cuts. In February this year he installed a 300-watt solar power generating system on the roof of his house.
VOA News
 
California Invites World Leaders to 2018 Climate Summit
Jerry Brown plans to issue a call Thursday for a global summit on "climate action" to be held in San Francisco in the fall of 2018.
Newburgh Gazette
 
Peru: WBG to donate US$400,000 to stem deforestation in Ucayali
The World Bank Group (WBG) approved US$400,000 in support of pre-investment studies of a forest management project to prevent deforestation and illegal logging in Atalaya province (Ucayali region).
Andina
 
Motorists driving to France this summer could face a fine of up to €135 (£119) if they fail to display a sticker on their windscreen showing how much pollution it emits.
The most polluting cars have been banned from the streets of the capital
The Independent
 
France's Macron to host climate summit in Paris on Dec. 12
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Paris will host a summit on Dec. 12 to make further progress on the 2015 Paris climate agreement and to address its financing issues.
Reuters via Yahoo News
 
 
 
Emmanuel Macron says he still hopes to convince Donald Trump to change his mind on climate change
Emmanuel Macron has announced he still hopes to convince an isolated Donald Trump to change his mind on the Paris Climate Agreement.
The Independent
 
Macron annonce un sommet le 12 décembre sur le climat
Emmanuel Macron a annoncé samedi, à l'issue d'un G20 marqué par l'isolement des Etats-Unis sur la question du climat, la tenue le 12 décembre d'un sommet en France, qui portera notamment sur les questions de financement des mesures climatiques, deux ans après la conclusion de l'accord de Paris.
Reuters
 
Macron convoca una nueva cumbre sobre el cambio climático el 12 de diciembre
El presidente francés, Emmanuel Macron, ha convocado una nueva cumbre mundial sobre el cambio climático el próximo 12 de diciembre, dos años después de la histórica aprobación del Acuerdo de París.
EFE Verde
 
Hagamos un turismo verde y limpio
Para reconocer a los emprendedores, empresas, individuos y comunidades que hacen posible estas iniciativas, la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) celebra este 2017 el Año Internacional del Turismo Sostenible para el Desarrollo.
El País
 
UN calls on G20 leaders to stick with Paris Agreement
After US President Donald Trump decided to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement, the UN's climate chief has called on G20 leaders to address climate change at the upcoming Hamburg summit in northern Germany from July 7 to 8.
CGTN
 
Living Planet: Cycling for the climate
Young climate ambassadors Inka Vogt and Fabian Beveridge are cycling across Europe to raise awareness about climate change.
Deutsche Welle
 
U.S., other G-20 nations near compromise on climate
The United States and other major economies are nearing a compromise on climate change, one of the thorniest issues facing world leaders at the G-20 summit in Germany.
Politico
 
G20 not yet doing enough to prevent dangerous climate change - campaigners
Of the world's 20 leading economies, Italy, Brazil, France and Germany are closest to meeting international targets to keep global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius, with Saudi Arabia and the United States trailing at the bottom, according to an index released ahead of this week's G20 summit.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
G20 : les États-Unis isolés sur le climat
La déclaration finale du sommet, qui s'ouvre vendredi en Allemagne, pourrait constater les désaccords sur l'accord de Paris sur le climat.
AFP
 
Climate change action needs to go beyond Paris accord, Macron says
Climate change action need to go beyond the 2015 Paris agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, in comments reinforcing his earlier position on an international deal hit by U.S President Donald Trump's decision to pull out.
Reuters
 
 
 
Trudeau pedirá a Trump que lidere las iniciativas contra el cambio climático durante la cumbre del G-20
El primer ministro de Canadá, Justin Trudeau, ha declarado al diario alemán 'Bild' que pedirá de viva voz al presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, durante el encuentro que ambos mantendrán a partir de hoy en la ciudad de Hamburgo con motivo de la cumbre del G-20, que lidere la lucha contra el cambio climático, un fenómeno "indudable".
Europa Press
 
Paris et la Banque Mondiale défendront l'Accord sur le climat au G20
Le président Emmanuel Macron et le président de la Banque Mondiale Jim Yong Kim ont réaffirmé jeudi leur engagement à défendre les Accords de Paris sur le climat, dossier qui sera sur la table du G20 de Hambourg vendredi et samedi.
AFP
 
Global Warming Might Be Speeding Up
When it comes to climate change, the Earth doesn’t cook evenly. But as cooler areas catch up, a study says things will get hotter faster.
Bloomberg
 
France to ban gas-powered and diesel cars by 2040
Environment minister Nicolas Hulot announced the move away from traditionally-powered vehicles during a press conference Thursday as part of his climate plan, which also includes raising the country’s carbon tax and banning new drilling for oil and gas in France.
VICE News
 
Nicolas Hulot annonce la fin de la vente des voitures diesel et essence d'ici 2040
Nicolas Hulot a présenté jeudi son plan climat, qui est en fait "un programme" décliné tout au long du quinquennat. Par les objectifs affichés : arrêter les ventes de véhicules diesel et essence d'ici à 2040 pour les remplacer par des voitures électriques et fermer les centrales à charbon à l'horizon 2022.
Le JDD
 
Francia dejará de vender coches de gasolina y diésel en 2040
Francia intentará poner fin a la venta de vehículos de gasolina y diésel en 2040 y se convertirá neutra en carbono 10 años más tarde, ha anunciado este jueves el ministro de ecología, Nicolas Hulot, durante la presentación de medidas para mantener el impulso del acuerdo climático de París.
Reuters
 
China just built a 250-acre solar farm shaped like a giant panda
A new solar power plant in Datong, China, however, decided to have a little fun with its design. China Merchants New Energy Group, one of the country's largest clean energy operators, built a 248-acre solar farm in the shape of a giant panda.
Business Insider
 
China estrena granja solar con forma de panda
La ciudad de Datong, ubicada al noreste de China acaba de inaugurar una granja solar que además de ser una de las primeras en su tipo en cuanto a capacidad, tiene un diseño muy divertido.
El Pulso de Colima
 
Reduce emissions, stakeholders reminded
ORGANISATIONS within the forestry, land and agricultural sector were yesterday reminded to help to reduce global warming.
Fiji Times
 
Can the Caribbean’s Tourism Economy Survive Climate Change?
 Rising sea levels, ocean acidification, catastrophic storm surges—the threat is dire, and requires a rapid transition to renewable energy
The Nation
 
 
 
Development Finance 2.0: Improving Conditions for Local Currency Financing
Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will require very large investments measured in the trillions until 2030.
Development Matters
 
COMMENT: A new approach to emissions trading in a post-Paris climate
Despite the US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, other countries, including New Zealand, remain committed to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions.
The Conversation
 
OPINION: Paris Agreement: It is time for action Himalayan Times
 
La mitad de las capitales del país (Colombia) en alto riesgo por cambio climático
En las próximas décadas, no sólo se hablará de cambio climático cuando ocurran emergencias como deslizamientos o inundaciones, sino cuando en el plato de los colombianos empiecen a faltar algunos alimentos o incluso haya escases de ciertos productos por largas temporadas. También, cuando el suministro de agua no sea tan fácil como simplemente abrir la llave.
El Tiempo
 
Cambio climático hará que caiga la producción cafetera este año: FedeCafeteros
Como consecuencia del cambio climático, la producción cafetera colombiana se ha visto seriamente golpeada y ahora la proyección de este gremio es que se producirán menos de 14 millones de sacos para este año.
RCN Radio
 
La agricultura sostenible puede mitigar el cambio climático y la migración involuntaria
El cambio climático supone una grave amenaza para la población rural de los países en desarrollo, lo que a menudo conduce a la migración pornecesidad. Frente a ello, las políticas que fomenten la agricultura sostenible son parte esencial de una respuesta eficaz, afirmó hoy el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva.
FAO
 
Pacific States pressure G20 on climate change
Pacific Small Island Developing States have urged G20 countries to reaffirm their commitment to the Paris climate agreement.
Radio New Zealand
 
Hopes of mild climate change dashed by new research
Planet could heat up far more than hoped as new work shows temperature rises measured over recent decades don’t fully reflect global warming already in the pipeline
Guardian
 
Jerry Brown to Announce a Climate Summit Meeting in California
Even before President Trump took office, Gov. Jerry Brown of California let it be known he was ready to do battle over climate change, vowing in December that California would launch its own satellite if Mr. Trump cut funding for federal space missions.
NY Times
 
All Volvo cars to be electric or hybrid from 2019
Landmark move as first big manufacturer says it will stop making vehicles solely powered by internal combustion engine
Guardian
 
 
 
Pacific states urge shipping industry to reduce emissions
A coalition of Pacific Island ministers has launched a joint call for the global shipping industry to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Radio New Zealand
 
Climate-friendly air travel - say what?
Air travel is bad for the climate - but it doesn't have to be.
Deutsche Welle
 
Las ciudades remotas del amazonas son más vulnerables al cambio climático
Casi un millón de personas viven en 68 ciudades de la parte brasileña de la cuenca del Amazonas y son vulnerables al cambio climático al ser casi totalmente dependientes de los ríos para realizar movimientos de población, servicios y la gran mayoría de los bienes comerciales.
Servimedia
 
Artificial leaves hold the promise of a clean energy future
Scientists’ efforts to emulate the process of photosynthesis are flourishing
Financial Times
 
Indian renewable firms plan $2.5b in offshore dollar bond issues
Four Indian renewable power producers are planning to raise up to $2.5 billion via dollar bonds offshore because of caution among domestic lenders, banking sources said.
Reuters
 
India plants millions of trees after reaffirming Paris agreement pledge
A month after India's prime minister reaffirmed its commitment to the Paris climate agreement, more than a million people in the country planted a possibly record-breaking number of trees to help fight climate change
CBS
 
It's Not Easy, But Aspen Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy
Since President Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, hundreds of U.S. mayors have said they're committed to significantly cutting their cities' carbon emissions.
NPR
 
UniFiji Takes Lead Role On Climate Change Seminars
In a bid to support the Government’s initiatives on climate change, the University of Fiji is holding COP23 seminars in their Saweni campus in Lautoka.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Former Abbott minister says carbon price is 'probably' inevitable
A carbon price in Australia was probably inevitable, Queensland Resources Council chief Ian Macfarlane said in Brisbane as he addressed a business luncheon.
Brisbane Times
 
El G20 da cuatro veces más dinero público a combustibles fósiles que a energías limpias
La financiación pública que las naciones del G20 han proporcionado en los últimos años a los combustibles fósiles multiplica por cuatro las subvenciones que los mismos gobiernos han ofrecido a las energías limpias. Así lo revela un informe firmado por varias organización ecológicas que acusan a las mayores potencias mundiales de “financiar el desastre climático”.
El Boletín
 
 
 
Le climat pourrait faire venir des pluies diluviennes sur le Sahel
Les pluies diluviennes pourraient se multiplier "abruptement" au Sahel avec le dérèglement climatique et la modification du régime de la mousson africaine, selon une étude publiée mercredi.
AFP
 
Volvo híbridos y eléctricos para 2019, adios a los motores de gasolina
La compañía sueca no fabricará ningún motor propusado solo por gasolina después del 2019.
AS Betech
 
Google comenzará a operar con energía eólica en Noruega
Desde hace algunos años el llamado de organizaciones ambientales para que empresas utilicen energías verdes comenzó a materializarse cuando algunas marcas comenzaron a tomar una iniciativa que más adelante se convertiría en tendencia.

Merca 2.0
 
Climate change? What climate change? Nigerian farmers not being reached on awareness
Everyone’s heard of climate change, right? Global warming, stranded polar bears, droughts, floods, and pestilence – a terrifying prospect imprinted on all our minds.
IRIN
 
Climate and the G20 summit: Some progress in greening economies, but more needs to be done eco-business.com
 
OPINION: The G-20 should put climate change at the top of its list Washington Post
 
Climat: un G20 pour resserrer les rangs autour de l'accord de Paris
Un mois après la décision des Etats-Unis de sortir de l'accord de Paris, l'enjeu du sommet du G20 de Hambourg sera, pour le climat, d'éviter tout nouveau recul en s'assurant que les autres grands pollueurs réaffirment clairement leur adhésion à ce pacte.
AFP
 
Japan's Abe urges G20 to work together on climate change
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged the G20 states in a newspaper article to work together on continuing climate protection policies such as the 2015 Paris agreement from which the United States is withdrawing.
Reuters
 
Primer ministro Japón insta al G-20 a trabajar unido sobre cambio climático
El primer ministro de Japón, Shinzo Abe, instó a los miembros del G-20 en un artículo de un periódico a trabajar juntos para continuar con las políticas de protección del ambiente, como el acuerdo de París de 2015 del que Estados Unidos ya anunció que se retirará.
Reuters
 
Fiji pleads for climate lobby support from Aus and NZ
Fiji's Prime Minister has pleaded with Australia and New Zealand to work side by side with Pacific nations in persuading the world to tackle the causes of climate change.
Radio New Zealand
 
 
 
Los líderes del Pacífico acuerdan acelerar políticas contra cambio climático
Los líderes de una decena de países del Pacífico Sur, donde ya se sufren las consecuencias de la subida de nivel del océano, acordaron la necesidad de acelerar las reformas políticas que combatan el cambio climático, informan hoy medios locales.
EFE
 
Big banks fail to clear climate test
The world's biggest banks are continuing to fuel climate change through the financing of "extreme" fossil fuels at a rate that will push the planet beyond the climate change limit agreed upon at the Paris Climate Change Conference in 2015, a new report has found.
Economic Times
 
New EU Green Securities Steering Committee to Promote Climate Finance Opportunities
Ambitious agenda to grow green securitisation, green bonds, ABS & covered bond markets in Europe.
Climate Bonds Inititaive
 
City council unanimously approves $60B climate change plan TransformTO
City council voted unanimously to move ahead with TransformTO, a major plan to tackle climate change, on Tuesday afternoon.
CTV
 
La Plataforma medioambiental F20 pide al G20 poner en marcha el Acuerdo de París
La plataforma internacional F20, integrada unas 45 fundaciones de doce países dedicadas a combatir el cambio climático, apeló hoy en Hamburgo a la responsabilidad de los países que integran el G20, ante la próxima cumbre que se celebrará en esa ciudad, y subrayó que el Acuerdo de París "no es negociable".
EFE Verde
 
African countries must unite on climate action plans
African countries must work closer together when implementing national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
Ghana Business News
 
Germany produced record 35 percent of power from renewables in first half
Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association.
Reuters
 
Énergies renouvelables : l’Allemagne bat un nouveau record
Pour la première fois de l’histoire, au premier semestre 2017, 35 % de la consommation allemande d’électricité étaient issus de sources renouvelables.
Consoglobe
 
Companies have to open up about climate risks: Shell CEO
Climate change poses one of the biggest long-term risks to the global economy and companies, including big oil and gas firms such as Shell, have to be open about how the risks will affect them, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
United Church of Christ speaks out on climate change
The biennial national gathering of the United Church of Christ approved an emergency resolution on climate change Monday, denouncing President Trump’s plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord and urging the church to take action.
Boston Globe
 
 
 
Sick of waiting, poor countries prepare to fight climate change alone
Developing countries have been promised $100bn per year by 2020, with no sign of it arriving some are taking matters into their own hands
Climate Home
 
Climate change threatens nomadic life in Morocco
For generations, they were known as “rain nomads,” herders who moved constantly along the western rim of the Sahara Desert in search of a patch of green where their goats and camels could graze.
USA Today
 
Maroc : Les nomades menacés par le changement climatique
Le nombre de nomades a chuté de 63% au cours de la dernière décennie, selon le Haut Commissariat au Plan. A l’origine de ce déclin, le changement climatique, entre autres. Le site américain USA Today a d’ailleurs consacré un reportage à ce sujet dans le village de M’Hamid EL Ghizlane (province de Zagora) au plus près des anciens nomades.
Yabiladi
 
Cincuenta grandes empresas piden al Gobierno (español) una hoja de ruta de lucha contra el cambio climático
Cincuenta grandes empresas han planteado al Gobierno sus demandas para la Ley de Cambio Climático y Transición Energética entre las que reclaman un sistema de transparencia y comprobación de la evolución del cumplimiento de objetivos, un sistema de gobernanza climática, incentivos y fomento de criterios climáticos en la compra pública responsable, así como establecer objetivos ambiciosos de 2030 y 2050 y una hoja de ruta clara.
Europa Press
 
Ecologistas europeos evalúan la presidencia de Malta en la UE: "Buena en biodiversidad, pobre en energía y clima"
La European Environmental Bureau (EBB) ha advertido de que Malta, que ha ostentado durante los últimos seis meses la presencia de la UE, no ha hecho "lo suficiente" para luchar contra el cambio climático y reformar el sistema energético, aunque valoran sus esfuerzos en materia de biodiversidad.
Europa Press
 
Climate change to hurt wheat, rice crop yields
The global warming-induced by rising global temperatures can badly affect the country's food production system in shape of crop yield losses and reduced growing cycles in the various climatic zones of the country.
The Nation
 
Accord de Paris : Stiglitz fustige la décision de Trump
Joseph Stiglitz a dénoncé d'un point de vue économique la décision de Donald Trump de sortir de l'accord de Paris. Pour le célèbre Nobel d'économie, les embauches dans le secteur du charbon tant promues par le président américain seraient un véritable "retour vers le passé".
La Tribune
 
Congreso de Cambio Climático alerta desde Cuba sobre peligros reales
El Congreso de Cambio Climático de la XI Convención Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo, inaugurado en el Palacio de las Convenciones de La Habana con la presencia de 90 expertos, alertó sobre la urgencia de actuar para mitigar los peligros que entraña este fenómeno para la humanidad.
Sputnik
 
Sommet du G20 : le climat, une question qui divise
L’Allemagne s’apprête à accueillir vendredi le sommet du G20 à Hambourg. Et ce, dans un contexte de désaccords sur des problématiques globales actuelles, notamment sur les enjeux climatiques.
Deutsche Welle
 
UN chief: US may meet Paris climate goals despite exit
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United States may meet the Paris climate agreement's targets despite pulling out of the deal.
AP
 
 
 
"Sursaut mondial" après la sortie des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Antonio Guterres a estimé lundi que la sortie des États-Unis de l'accord de Paris sur le climat avait donné lieu à un "sursaut à l'échelle mondiale", amenant les autres pays signataires à "réaffirmer leur engagement".
AFP
 
Guterres confía en que EEUU cumplirá las metas de París pese a dejar el acuerdo
El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, se mostró hoy confiado en que Estados Unidos cumplirá las metas medioambientales a pesar de abandonar el Acuerdo de París porque parte de la sociedad estadounidense está comprometida.
El Diario
 
PM to G20: Don't abandon Pacific
PRIME Minister and incoming COP23 President Voreqe Bainimarama has put G20 leaders on notice as they prepare to meet this week, saying nations affected by the climate crisis expect them to keep to the Paris Agreement.
Fiji Times
 
Ahead of G20, Donald Trump discusses climate change with Angela Merkel
Ahead of the G20 Summit in Germany, US President Donald Trump has held “extensive discussions” with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the key issues of climate change and trade.
Livemint
 
Trump s'est entretenu avec Merkel sur le G20 et le climat
Le président des Etats-Unis Donald Trump a évoqué lundi la question du climat avec la chancelière allemande Angela Merkel, à qui il a souhaité la réussite du sommet du G20 qui s'ouvre vendredi en Allemagne, selon la Maison Blanche.
AFP
 
Trump y Merkel mantienen conversación telefónica sobre cambio climático y comercio antes del G20
El presidente de EEUU, Donald Trump, mantuvo el lunes una conversación telefónica con la canciller alemana, Angela Merkel, antes de la cumbre del G20 en Hamburgo, Alemania, dijo la Casa Blanca.
Xinhua
 
US called on to give permanent rights to Marshallese climate migrants
Their colonial, nuclear past means the US must guarantee full rights to the Marshallese, says Frank Bainimarama, who also launched a broadside at the G20
Climate Home
 
Tuvalu's PM says relocating is not answer to climate change
Tuvalu's Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga strongly believes that relocating to another country is not the answer to climate change.
Radio New Zealand
 
El hambre aumenta de nuevo en el mundo, advierte la FAO
La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) dio a conocer que la cifra de personas que padecen hambre en el mundo ha aumentado desde 2015, revirtiendo los progresos alcanzados durante años.
Apro
 
Le changement climatique renforce la faim dans le monde, selon l'ONU
Le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim dans le monde a augmenté à cause de l'effet combiné du changement climatique et des guerres, a annoncé lundi l'Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO).
ATS
 
 
 
Jobs in renewable energy sector see sharp spike in India
India's ambitious aim to install 160 GW of renewable energy by 2022 will have a positive impact on the country's jobs market, a new study has predicted.
Economic Times
 
San Fran Man Proposes Huge New California EV Incentives
California governor Jerry Brown has called for 1.5 million electric vehicles on the state’s roadways by 2025, but there are only 300,000 of them in the state at this moment.
Clean Technica
 
UN body provides new farming techniques for Myanmar to address climate change
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is providing new farming techniques for Myanmar as part of a project to address climate change risk on water resources and food security in the dry zone, official report said Tuesday.
Xinhua
 
A look into ADB's future climate change work
The Asian Development Bank is finalizing its climate change operational framework for the period 2017-2030.
Devex
 
Hawking says Trump's climate policies could turn Earth into Venus
British physicist Stephen Hawking said U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement could lead to "irreversible" climate change and turn the Earth into a hothouse planet like Venus.
Xinhua
 
Stephen Hawking: "Trump podría transformar a la Tierra en un planeta como Venus”
Uno de los científicos más reconocidos del mundo criticó la política climática de EE. UU.: “La temperatura de la Tierra podría llegar a 250 °C y con lluvias de ácido sulfúrico”.
La República
 
Stephen Hawking: "Trump pourrait entraîner la Terre vers un point de non retour"
"Le retrait de l'accord de Paris pourrait faire basculer irréversiblement la Terre, qui deviendrait aussi chaude que Vénus", prévient le physicien et cosmologiste britannique.
L'Express
 
Climate and the G20 summit: some progress in greening economies, but more needs to be done Bizcommunity
 
Grupos latinos de EE.UU crean la plataforma “Sigo en París”
Varios grupos hispanos de EE.UU. se unen para lanzar "Sigo en París" la versión en español de la petición "I Am Still In" contra la decisión de Trump.
EFE Verde
 
EE.UU. modificará el ADN de las vacas para que resistan el cambio climático
El Instituto de Alimentos y Ciencias Agrícolas de la Universidad de Florida (UF / IFAS, EE.UU.) ha propuesto un plan para que las vacas sean más resistentes al aumento de la temperatura causado por el calentamiento global. La propuesta ha recibido una subvención federal de tres años, consistente en 733.000 dólares estadounidenses.
N+1
 
 
 
Un Tribunal tumba otra decisión de Trump sobre emisiones de las petroleras
El Gobierno del presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump no podrá demorar una norma de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) que limita la contaminación por metano por perforaciones petroleras y de gas natural, según una sentencia de un tribunal federal.
EFE Verde
 
Eolien flottant : l’Ecosse démarre, la France suit
Le pétrolier norvégien Statoil installe actuellement cinq éoliennes flottantes au large de la côte est de l’Ecosse. C’est le premier parc en production pour une technologie qui se développe également en France avec la mise à l’eau cet été du pilote du projet EolMed.
Sciences et Avenir
 
En Californie, la mutation vers le solaire
Plus de 4,9 millions de foyers s'alimentent à l'énergie solaire en Californie, un nombre qui va continuer de grossir dans un État qui s'est engagé à ce que la moitié de son électricité provienne des énergies renouvelables, à l'horizon 2030.
AFP
 
Pacific Island countries gather in Fiji to promote anti-climate change actions
About 300 leaders and experts from Pacific Island countries gathered in Suva Monday to discuss enhancing cooperation in the fight against climate change.
Xinhua
 
Fiji hosts inaugural Climate Action Pacific Partnership in Suva from today
Fiji is hosting the inaugural Climate Action Pacific Partnership in Suva from today.
fijivillage.com
 
Países islas Pacífico se reúnen en Fiyi para promover lucha contra cambio climático
Unos 300 líderes y expertos de los países de las islas del Pacífico están reunidos este lunes, en la capital fiyiana, Suva, para analizar maneras de reforzar la cooperación en la lucha contra el cambio climático.
CRI
 
Les Etats insulaires d'Océanie réunis aux Fidji pour renforcer la lutte contre le changement climatique
Quelque 300 dirigeants et experts venus des Etats insulaires d'Océanie se sont réunis lundi à Suva pour discuter du renforcement de la coopération dans la lutte contre le changement climatique.
Xinhua
 
Merkel stresses sustainable growth ahead of G20 summit
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has emphasized sustainable growth ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg this week.
Xinhua
 
Primeras manifestaciones contra cumbre G20 se centran en cambio climático
"El planeta tierra primero", ha sido uno de los lemas que aparecían en las pancartas de los manifestantes en alusión irónica al eslogan de del presidente Donald Trump, y su decisión de abandonar el acuerdo de París.
EFE
 
As Beijing Joins Climate Fight, Chinese Companies Build Coal Plants
When China halted plans for more than 100 new coal-fired power plants this year, even as President Trump vowed to “bring back coal” in America, the contrast seemed to confirm Beijing’s new role as a leader in the fight against climate change.
NY Times
 
 
 
Could climate risk disclosure be the new bottom line for Australian companies?
A new global report is putting pressure on publicly listed companies to disclose their risk to climate change
Guardian
 
These stunning murals show the disastrous effects of climate change
A large sweeping mural in the far north of Canada says all you need to know about a new climate change awareness project: "Know I'm Here" is painted in big white letters across a squat gray building.
Mashable
 
90% de la energía sería renovable en 2050 en Chile
Para 2050, el 90% de toda la energía producida en Chile será de fuentes renovables. Esa es la nueva apuesta del Estado chileno y muy ambiciosa, considerando que hoy las fuentes no convencionales abarcan el 17% de la matriz. La meta para el 2025 es que este porcentaje suba al 20%.
CNN en Español
 
El ciclista Peter Sagan, embajador de las ciudades contra el cambio climático
El ciclista eslovaco Peter Sagan, campeón del mundo en ruta en 2015 y 2016, fue nombrado embajador de buena voluntad del grupo de ciudades contra el cambio climático C40, con el objetivo de promover el uso de la bicicleta en las grandes urbes.
EFE
 
La sociedad civil de Nicaragua impulsa una ley contra el cambio climático
El anuncio de la retirada de Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París ha puesto en el punto de mira del plano internacional a Nicaragua, ya que que al igual que Siria, el país centroamericano está fuera del pacto internacional sobre cambio climático. “Nicaragua no firmó el acuerdo en un gesto de protesta, por considerarlo demasiado débil.
El País
 
Tres municipios de Quintana Roo sufren sequías por cambio climático
El Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua dijo que esta falta de agua pone en riesgo a la población maya que consta de más de 10 mil personas.
Milenio
 
Bastan 0,5°C grados de más para multiplicar los efectos del cambio climático
El hecho de que la temperatura media se elevara solo medio grado Celsius bastó para que en los últimos años se multiplicaran e intensificaran las canículas -períodos en el que calor es más fuerte- y las lluvias torrenciales en varias regiones del mundo, revela un estudio recientemente publicado.
El Comercio
 
Aux Etats-Unis, la « guerre du charbon » fait rage
Un documentaire diffusé ce dimanche sur National Geographic explore les impacts économiques, climatiques et sanitaires de cette énergie fossile en déclin
Le Monde
 
Desde Ecuador, embajadores de la Unión Europea alertan sobre el cambio climático
A los pies de un glaciar que se derrite rápidamente en Ecuador, varios embajadores de la Unión Europea llamaron este jueves a combatir el calentamiento global, en un simbólico acto abiertamente crítico con el retiro de Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París sobre el clima.
AFP
 
Réchauffement climatique: l’UE sonne l’alerte depuis un glacier andin
Au pied d’un glacier andin victime d’une fonte rapide en Equateur, des ambassadeurs de pays de l’Union européenne ont lancé jeudi un appel à lutter contre le réchauffement climatique.
AFP
 
 
 
Free, open and green trade Helsinki Times
 
As Climate Changes, Southern States Will Suffer More Than Others
As the United States confronts global warming in the decades ahead, not all states will suffer equally.
New York Times
 
'Very strong' climate change signal in record June heat
The June heat waves that impacted much of the UK and Western Europe were made more intense because of climate change say scientists.
BBC
 
House panel wants to know how climate change impacts the military
U.S. lawmakers on the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee asked the Pentagon on Wednesday to produce a report on climate change and its effects on the military.
Reuters
 
G20: l'Europe réaffirme son engagement pour l'accord climat de Paris
Les responsables européens appelés à participer la semaine prochaine au sommet du G20 ont réaffirmé jeudi à Berlin leur engagement "très fort" en faveur de l'accord de Paris sur le climat, a indiqué le président français Emmanuel Macron.
RTBF
 
Los europeos del G-20 se unen frente a Trump y a favor del libre comercio y el Acuerdo de París
Los países europeos que participarán en la próxima cumbre del G-20, liderados por Alemania, se aliaron este jueves en favor del libre comercio y del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático, en un frente unido ante el proteccionismo de EE UU.
EFE
 
L’humanité a trois ans pour limiter le réchauffement climatique
Selon des chercheurs, l’humanité n’aurait que trois ans pour limiter le réchauffement climatique en deçà de 2°C, comme prévoit l’Accord de Paris sur le climat.
Paris Match
 
Tenemos tres años para salvarnos de lo peor del cambio climático
Un artículo en ‘Nature’ hace un llamado a los líderes mundiales a que se guíen por la evidencia científica y no escondan la cabeza bajo la arena, afirmando que ecosistemas completos ya están empezando a colapsar, como los hielos que desaparecen en el Ártico y los arrecifes de coral que mueren por causa de las temperaturas del océano.
El País
 
Forum Afrique Carbone: le rideau tombe sur le forum ce jour après le segment de haut niveau
Les travaux de la 9ème édition du Forum Afrique Carbone qui se tient depuis le Mercredi 28 Juin 2017 au Palais des Congrès de Cotonou (Bénin) vont s’achever ce jour vendredi 30 Juin 2017 après les travaux du segment de haut niveau qui va réunir les ministres africains en charge de l’environnement et du plan et les partenaires techniques et financiers présents au forum de Cotonou.
Benin Web TV
 
Climat : des experts soulignent un risque de creusement des inégalités aux Etats-Unis
Une étude, publiée jeudi dans la revue Science, indique qu’en l’absence de mesures pour combattre le réchauffement climatique, les Etats-Unis s’appauvriront, particulièrement les Etats du sud.
Le Monde
 
 
 
EE.UU.: Cambio climático reduciría en 20% los ingresos de un tercio de hogares más pobres
Ante la ausencia de medidas para combatir el cambio climático, las desigualdades aumentarán en Estados Unidos, especialmente en los estados sureños, según un estudio dado a conocer el jueves en la publicación científica Science.
El Comercio
 
Bloomberg tiene esperanza en que Trump cambie de opinión sobre el Acuerdo París
El enviado especial de la ONU para las Ciudades y el Cambio Climático, Michael Bloomberg, ha dicho tener "esperanza" en que el presidente de EEUU, Donald Trump, pueda cambiar de parecer todavía y sumarse al acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático
EFE Verde
 
Gobierno uruguayo impulsa transporte público eléctrico contra el cambio climático
El Gobierno de Uruguay trabaja en varias iniciativas para crear un transporte público eléctrico que permita disminuir las emisiones contaminantes vinculadas al cambio climático, dijo a Sputnik la ministra de Industria, Energía y Minería, Carolina Cosse.
Sputnik
 
Solar energy revolution hits barrier: Air pollution
Solar energy is running into a pesky problem: air pollution worldwide. Researchers from Duke University found that air pollution — specifically airborne particles, which accumulate on solar cells — is cutting solar energy output by more than 25 percent in certain areas of the world, causing billions of dollars of losses.
CBS News
 
Strange 'sea pickles' keep washing ashore in the Pacific Northwest -- and scientists are baffled
There are strange sea creatures known as "sea pickles" invading the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon Live
 
G20 stage set for climate change battle
The environment is expected to get unprecedented attention at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg next week - as the resolve of 19 countries is put to the test following Trump's rejection of the Paris Agreement.
Deutsche Welle
 
G20 task force issues framework for climate-related financial disclosure
A global task force set up by the G20 has developed a voluntary framework for companies to disclose the financial impact of climate-related risks and opportunities, drawing support from more than 100 companies with $11 trillion of assets.
Reuters
 
Merkel: la lucha contra el cambio climático no puede esperar a los escépticos
La canciller alemana, Angela Merkel, aseguró hoy que el cambio climático es un "reto existencial" para la humanidad y que el mundo no puede esperar para empezar a afrontarlo a que todos los países se convenzan de su importancia.
Terra Chile
 
Merkel: l'Europe «déterminée» à combattre le changement climatique
L'Europe est "plus déterminée que jamais" à combattre le changement climatique après le retrait des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris, a déclaré aujourd'hui la chancelière allemande Angela Merkel, en vue du prochain G20.
Le Figaro
 
Task force report puts ‘material risks’ of climate change in focus
Momentum is growing for energy companies and other corporations to formally and clearly spell out the risks that climate change poses to the value of their assets and their future profitability, even as the Trump administration seeks to play down the threat.
The Globe and Mail
 
 
 
Banks should disclose lending to companies with carbon-related risks, says report
International climate task force says companies should disclose all of their direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions
Guardian
 
House panel wants to know how climate change impacts the military
U.S. lawmakers on the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee asked the Pentagon on Wednesday to produce a report on climate change and its effects on the military.
Reuters
 
Better market information can help combat climate change
Clarity would allow businesses to benefit from the transition to a low-carbon economy
Financial Times
 
Antarctica: Decline in biodiversity expected as climate change leads to growing ice-free areas
Areas of Antarctica that are permanently without ice could increase by up to 25 per cent by the end of the century because of climate change.
ABC Australia
 
Millennials, reducing carbon emissions by 2020 is our last chance to save Earth
If the Earth keeps heating up,we will face devastating impacts ranging from deadly heatwaves to mass migration caused by rising seas, say experts.
AFP
 
Réchauffement climatique : il ne reste que 3 ans pour inverser la tendance
Un groupe de scientifiques et dirigeants sonne l'alerte : nous n'aurions plus que jusqu'en 2020 pour réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre si l'on veut espérer atteindre les objectifs de l'accord de Paris.
L'Obs
 
Officials question climate change while praising carbon cuts
Energy Secretary Rick Perry was emblematic yesterday of an administration that questions the science behind climate change while at the same time it praises America's ability to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Climatewire
 
Rwanda: Ministers Explain Rwanda's Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change
The Ministers in charge of environment, disaster preparedness, and agriculture yesterday held a consultative meeting with lawmakers that revolved around the effects of Climate Change.
The New Times
 
China Focus: Evolving forest policies breed greener growth
Walking along the shady zigzagging mountain paths, village head Deng Wenshan recalls a decision made 19 years ago that transformed the mountains and his village.
Xinhua
 
Garcetti and Schwarzenegger urge cities and states to lead fight against climate change in Trump era
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday called on cities and states to lead the nation's fight against global warming as the federal government begins to reverse its climate change policies.
LA Times
 
 
 
OPINION: Climate change, our biggest threat, can't be stopped at the border LA Times
 
COMMENT: Three years to safeguard our climate (Christiana Figueres, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Gail Whiteman, Johan Rockström, Anthony Hobley & Stefan Rahmstorf) Nature
 
The Planet Needs a Real Price on Carbon Now Huffington Post
 
Faut-il exploiter davantage la forêt pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique ?
Le rôle de la filière forêt-bois dans l’atténuation du changement climatique devrait s’accentuer d’ici à 2050, estime une étude de l’Inra et l’IGN.
Le Monde
 
Les savoirs autochtones pourraient servir à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
Une nouvelle organisation développe un guide pour compiler les savoirs autochtones et pour aider les communautés à faire face aux changements climatiques.
CBC News
 
Changement climatique: le forum africain du carbone débute à Cotonou, au Bénin
Le Forum africain du carbone démarre ce 29 juin à Cotonou, au Bénin. Décideurs politiques, porteurs de projets et financeurs se réunissent pour parler de la lutte contre le changement climatique en Afrique.
RFI
 
¿Cuáles son los efectos de cambio climático en el Caribe?
La Asociación de Laboratorios Marinos del Caribe (ALMC) es una confederación internacional de instituciones académicas sin fines de lucro que tiene el objetivo de fomentar el desarrollo de proyectos de investigación en red, así como la cooperación y el intercambio entre investigadores y estudiantes de los 33 países que se encuentran en la zona geográfica del mar Caribe.
CONACYT
 
¡Conozca puertos clave de que depende la seguridad alimentaria!
La distribución mundial de alimentos depende de 14 puertos o puntos clave, lugares de gran sensibilidad al cambio climático.
HISPANTV
 
EU calls on all cities to join Global Covenant of Mayors
The Commission’s Energy Union chief on Tuesday (27 June) urged all cities to join the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, an initiative which has gained more weight since Donald Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
EurActiv
 
COMMENTARY: Mayors can outpace national leaders in fight against climate change CNN
 
 
 
Nordics consider alternative to EU emissions trading system
If the European emissions trading system is not reformed to work efficiently, a Nordic carbon price floor could be introduced to secure future green investments in the region, according to a new strategic review of energy co-operation by the Nordic Council.
euobserver
 
China launches five 'green finance' pilot zones
China has launched five pilot zones to promote "green finance" and help pay for a war on pollution that is expected to cost at least 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) a year, according to notices published by the central bank on Monday.
Reuters
 
Menon represents 2Day FM in Bula festival
Eighteen-year-old Ashika Menon will represent Fiji Broadcasting Corporation as Miss 2Day FM at this year’s Samsung S8 Bula Festival in Nadi.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
 
Impressive Panel Lineup At Climate Meeting
There is an expectation that through our presidency of COP23, the voices of the Pacific would be heard, said Minister for Agriculture and Climate Champion Inia Seruiratu.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Calling China’s carbon market ‘ambitious’ shows how low the bar has fallen
China is planning the world’s biggest carbon market, but with little detail given for its design, praise for the scheme is premature
Climate Home
 
Modi and Trump avoid climate change tension on state visit
Trade and migration are dominated the Indian prime minister’s visit to the White House, with differences on the Paris Agreement side-stepped
Climate Home
 
Climat : les femmes s’engagent
De l’experte Laurence Tubiana à la présidente de Malte, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, les personnalités du Women’s Forum ont rédigé, mardi, à Rome, un manifeste pour soutenir l’accord de Paris.
Les Echos
 
Le Canada nomme une ambassadrice pour le climat
Confronté au délicat équilibre entre l'exploitation polluante des sables pétrolifères et la lutte contre les changements climatiques, le Premier ministre Justin Trudeau a nommé mardi une ambassadrice pour le climat chargée de mettre en oeuvre l'accord de Paris.
AFP
 
Los alcaldes “punta de lanza” de la política contra el cambio climático
La Conferencia de Alcaldes de Estados Unidos aprobó por "unanimidad" una resolución de apoyo para que el cien por cien de la energía que se consume a nivel local sea renovable y llenar así el "vacío" del Gobierno federal en temas ambientales
EFE Verde
 
Cambio climático derrite Groenlandia a un ritmo récord
El nivel de los océanos aumentaba en 2014 un 50% más rápido que en 1993, siendo el deshielo del casquete glaciar de Groenlandia la causa del 25% de este incremento, frente al 5% hace 20 años, según un estudio publicado el lunes.
AFP
 
 
 
Climat : la fonte des glaces du Groenland accélère la montée des eaux
Une étude publiée le 26 juin montre que la fonte des glaciers du Groenland contribue pour 25% à la montée du niveau des océans et l’accélère : 3,3 mm par an contre 2,2 mm vingt ans auparavant
Sud Ouest
 
Perú: el gobierno lleva la fotovoltaica a comunidades aisladas de las Amazonas
El Ministerio de Energía y Minas (MEM) de Perú ha anunciado que la empresa Ergon Perú S.A.C. ha completado la instalación de 6.000 paneles fotovoltaicos en las localidades de San Martín, Huánuco, Huancavelica y Puno, en la región de Amazonas.
PV Magazine
 
Cada euro invertido ahora en cambio climático ahorra 6 en el futuro
“Cada euro invertido en cambio climático en la UE permite ahorrar unos 6 euros en el futuro, ha dicho hoy en Murcia Jochen Müller, analista político de la Comisión Europea (CE) y representante de esa institución en España”.
EFE Verde
 
Global sea level rise accelerates since 1990, study shows
The rise in global sea levels has accelerated since the 1990s amid rising temperatures, with a thaw of Greenland's ice sheet pouring ever more water into the oceans, scientists said on Monday.
Reuters
 
EU ministers agree on energy savings targets after 2021
EU ministers on Monday reached a compromise on energy saving targets after 2021, taking a first hurdle toward implementing the Paris Agreement on lowering carbon emissions and limiting the worst effects of a warming planet.
Reuters
 
L'UE s'accorde sur des objectifs d'économie d'énergie après 2021
Les ministres de l'Union européenne ont trouvé lundi un compromis sur les objectifs d'économie d'énergie après 2021 proposés par la Commission européenne, un premier pas en direction de la mise en oeuvre de l'Accord de Paris sur le climat de novembre 2016.
Reuters
 
Los países de la UE logran un acuerdo sobre ahorro energético en edificios
Los ministros de Energía de los países de la Unión Europea (UE) lograron hoy consensuar una postura sobre la futura legislación comunitaria relativa a la eficiencia energética de los edificios entre 2020 y 2031, a costa de rebajar las ambiciones de la propuesta inicial de la Comisión Europea (CE).
EFE
 
US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy
A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.
AP
 
Secretaria de cambio climático de ONU destaca papel de ciudades en esa lucha
La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas (ONU) sobre Cambio Climático, la mexicana Patricia Espinosa, destacó hoy el "papel central" de las ciudades en la lucha por el clima, en un encuentro con alcaldes de diferentes partes del mundo.
EFE
 
Alcaldes del mundo piden luchar contra el cambio climático
‘Líderes del G20, ¿listos para salvar nuestro planeta?’. Así titularon una carta conjunta los 46 alcaldes de las principales capitales del mundo, incluido el de Bogotá, que forman parte de Cities 40, y con la que instaron a las potencias del G20 (entre ellas Rusia, Estados Unidos y el Reino Unido) a no abandonar el Acuerdo de París.
El Tiempo
 
 
 
Disclosing climate-related risk: Let’s get it right the first time
Germany will host the world's largest economies at the G20 summit in Hamburg in a few weeks. The global response to climate change was always going to be a key agenda topic—even before President Trump's recent decision to leave the Paris Agreement—and now probably even more so.
CNBC
 
At food trading 'chokepoints', climate change could disrupt supplies - report
International trade in food relies on a small number of key ports, straits and roads, which face increasing risks of disruption due to climate change, a report said on Tuesday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Green finance: The hunt for pennies on the pavement
Fret not about America’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. The capital markets have already spoken and sustainable finance will change the world - even in Asia, where uptake has been slow
eco-business.com
 
Energy giants launch 'Make Power Clean' campaign to cut subsidies for polluting plants
Some of Europe's most powerful players in the energy sector joined forces yesterday to launch a new drive to set an emissions cap for future energy projects that benefit from public subsidies.
Business Green
 
Virgin Atlantic Drops CO2 Emissions 22% in 9 Years
Virgin Atlantic successfully dropped its CO2 emissions from more than 5.2 metric tons to slightly over 4 metric tons from a series of carbon savings initiatives including purchase of a multi-billion dollar fleet investment in Boeing 787 aircraft, single-engine taxiing, real-time weather technology to optimize flight planning, and rigorous weight management of all products on the aircraft, the company says.
Environmental Leader
 
Art installation near U.S. Bank Stadium tells the story of Minnesota's birds and climate change
Two unusual sculptures have landed at the Commons Park in downtown Minneapolis.
Star Tribune
 
Looking Ahead At Climate Resiliency Following Paris Aftermath
Josh Sawislak is the global director of resilience for the infrastructure services firm AECOM.
Forbes
 
The race to save Florida’s devastated coral reef from global warming
The Paris climate agreement is a key factor in preventing further damage to the ecosystem, and the tourism and seafood industries dependent on it
Washington Post
 
China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution
A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province.
inhabitat
 
Seychelles Puts Climate Change Higher On National Agenda
Seychelles is putting climate change issues higher on the national agenda through strengthened cooperation and increased involvement with all partners in the process, a top official said.
Seychelles News Agency
 
 
 
OPINION: G20 summit offers 'test run' for climate governance in Trump era EU Observer
 
Climat : les maires des grandes villes lancent un appel aux dirigeants du G20
Après l’annonce du retrait des Etats-Unis de l’accord de Paris, les maires de 45 métropoles mondiales, de Paris à Washington, de Madrid à Sydney, lancent un appel, publié dans Les Echos et d’autres publications dans le monde, aux dirigeants du G20 pour les exhorter à « tenir [leurs] engagements » pour lutter contre le changement climatique. Un sommet du G20 aura lieu à Hambourg les 7 et 8 juillet.
AFP
 
Any Way to Help Slow Down Climate Change… Individually? IPS
 
COMMENT: A fair EU carbon market: but for whom? EurActiv
 
Climat. 130 présentateurs météo s’engagent hors des plateaux
La présentatrice météo belge Jill Peeters lance la plateforme Climate Without Borders, avec 130 consœurs et confrères. Ces visages connus du "temps qu’il fera demain" s’engagent pour décrypter le climat, lutter contre son réchauffement et faire connaître les dernières trouvailles des experts de la météo.
Ouest France
 
La canicule de juin pourrait coûter jusqu’à 12 milliards d’euros
Au-delà des conséquences humaines et sanitaires, les vagues de chaleur ont un effet néfaste très important sur l’activité économique. Par Florent Baarsch (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research), Bill Hare (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research) et Michiel Schaeffer (Wageningen University).
La Tribune
 
Fiji top executives call for more efforts to tackle climate change
Top executives in Fiji on Friday called for more efforts to tackle climate change.
Xinhua
 
Rechazo de pacto climático crea temor en naciones insulares
Para las pequeñas naciones insulares, cuya geografía está a merced de las olas a su alrededor, el rechazo estadounidense al acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático podría dejarlas tan frágiles y pasajeras como un castillo de arena.
AP
 
Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market
As other countries look to China to take the lead in fighting global warming after President Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate agreement, President Xi Jinping is pushing ahead with an ambitious plan to build the world’s largest market for carbon emissions permits.
New York Times
 
Top executives in Fiji on Friday called for more efforts to tackle climate change.
WITH the Top Executives (TOPEX) Conference commencing today, the event will focus on the overarching theme of "Responsible Businesses in a Green Economy".
Fiji Times
 
 
 
China-California Pacts Show How States And Nations Can Win On Climate Under Trump
The Paris Agreement is an overwhelming global consensus to fight climate change—with only Syria and Nicaragua failing to sign on—but Donald Trump’s announcement he intends to withdraw America from the accord threatens climate action.
Energy Collective
 
White House shows no sign of reopening Paris talks
Three weeks after Trump announced he's pulling the U.S. out of the climate accord, everyone is waiting for the White House to move forward.
Politico
 
La UE le recuerda a Trump que el Acuerdo de París "no es negociable"
Los jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Unión Europea han reafirmado "firmemente" este jueves su compromiso para implementar con rapidez y de forma completa el Acuerdo de París para combatir el cambio climático y han recordado al presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, que el tratado no es negociable.
Huffington Post
 
La ola de calor y el cambio climático
Uno de los mayores problemas para comunicar los efectos del cambio climático es cómo relacionar sucesos puntuales, en cualquier lugar del mundo, con los efectos globales y a largo plazo del calentamiento global.
Tiempo
 
ECUADOR: El Acuerdo de París fue aprobado por unanimidad en la Asamblea Nacional
La Asamblea Nacional aprobó la mañana de este jueves 22 de junio de 2017 la aplicación del Acuerdo de París.
El Comercio
 
Alcaldes de México, EE.UU, Canada celebrarán cumbre climática en Chicago para apoyar el Acuerdo de Paris
Alcaldes de Estados Unidos, Canadá y México se reunirán en Chicago (EE.UU.) para abordar "nuevos programas e iniciativas" sobre cambio climático que permitan cumplir con el Acuerdo de París, del que se retiró este mes el presidente Donald Trump.
EFE Verde
 
La ira del cambio climático apunta a los Pirineos
De los registros climáticos más extensos hasta la fecha para esta cordillera se concluye que desde 1970 el aumento de las temperaturas en los Pirineos se ha acelerado sobre todo durante los meses de primavera y verano
National Geographic
 
Las viviendas eficientes energéticamente salvan vidas
Un informe de WWF asegura que el 30% de la inversión en rehabilitación energética se puede recuperar en ahorro en gasto sanitario.
Europa Press
 
Y a-t-il un lien entre canicule et réchauffement climatique ?
Le blocage du courant-jet (le fameux "jet stream"), puissant vent de haute altitude, est à l’origine d'un grand nombre de canicules exceptionnelles de ces cinquante dernières années. Et ce phénomène est bien lié au réchauffement climatique, assurent un nombre croissant d’études.
Sciences et Avenir
 
Des villes plaident pour la réussite de l’Accord de Paris
Après le retrait des États-Unis de l’Accord de Paris, plus d’une centaine de maires du monde entier réunis à Montréal ont décidé d’une même voix de contre-attaquer en s’engageant fermement dans la lutte contre les changements climatiques.
Métro
 
 
 
Living Planet: Protecting nature's wonders
The sea turtles of Fiji's Mana Island, cold-water corals in a warming climate, and monkey business and more in Japan's hot springs.
Deutsche Welle
 
State pushes for smart agriculture
IF the current trend of increasing demand of meat-rich diet, consumption patterns and food waste continue, Fiji will require 60 per cent more food by 2050, a senior government official says.
Fiji Times
 
Can Hawaii sell tourists on sustainability? GreenBiz
 
How Do You Offset 6 Million Tonnes of Carbon? One At A Time
"In a recent survey of 1,400 adults believing in climate change caused by humans, 75% agree that there is something they can personally do to help the planet, but yet only 40% have taken action," says Marisa de Belloy, COO of Cool Effect, the crowdfunding site that helps people buy carbon credits simply and affordably.
Forbes
 
The invisible revolution making planes lighter
Technology could cut carbon footprint of flying.
Politico
 
Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands
To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle.
AP
 
Climate change could devastate the birthplace of the arabica coffee bean
The world’s most popular coffee bean, arabica, is under threat in the country where it was first found.
Quartz
 
A success story in eco conservation
The Kolayad grama panchayat here could not have done a better job for its biodiversity conservation and environmental protection than firm enforcement of decisions to ensure compliance.
The Hindu
 
Climat : pourquoi les épisodes de canicule vont s’amplifier dans les villes
La canicule a frappé fort cette semaine. Et cela ne va pas s’arranger dans les prochaines décennies : les îlots de chaleur urbain accentuent localement le réchauffement climatique planétaire
Sud Ouest
 
What Happens to Island Nations That Are Lost to Rising Sea Levels?
Earth’s political boundaries will always shift as conflict rises and regimes fall.
Inverse7
 
 
 
It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off
An intense heat wave is crippling the West this week, sending the mercury above 120°F in places like Phoenix. In a sign of just how hot things are getting, some airlines have had to cancel flights because of the heat.
Climate Central
 
Temperaturas de hasta 50 grados fuerzan la cancelación de decenas de vuelos en EE UU


El calor que azota esta semana el sur de Estados Unidos es tan fuerte, que algunos aviones literalmente no pueden volar. La compañía American Airlines tuvo que cancelar por eso solo este martes medio centenar de vuelos que tenían previsto despegar o aterrizar desde el aeropuerto de Phoenix, en Arizona.
El País
 
États-Unis: des vols annulés dans l'ouest à cause d'une vague de chaleur
43 avions au départ ou à destination de Phoenix sont restés sur le tarmac ce mardi à cause de la température qui avoisinait les 50°C.
AFP
 
Oil, gas giants could waste trillions in a 2C world: report
Thirty percent of investments planned by oil and gas majors over the next decade could be wasted if the world economy retools to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius, researchers warned Wednesday.
AFP
 
The revolutionary technology pushing Sweden toward the seemingly impossible goal of zero emissions
As far as the eye can see, the only thing polluting our pristine environment is the gas-guzzling car I’m riding in.
Quartz
 
How climate change will threaten food security of world's poorest countries
Some of the world’s poorest countries will be hit hardest as climate change affects marine fisheries all over the world, according to a new study
Independent
 
Climate Change toolkit being developed for regional policymakers
Antigua & Barbuda and other small island developing states (SIDS) are being encouraged to take full advantage of a new toolkit that will provide countries with a comprehensive source of methods, good practices and knowledge sharing on Climate Change legislation.
Antigua Observer
 
Sudanese scientist battles climate change in Africas: big companies
Balgis Osman-Elasha is renowned for studying climate change effects in the Horn of Africa and seeking solutions.
Al-Jazeera
 
Why this leading shareholder advisory firm is now studying climate change
A leading shareholder advisory firm is buying up environmental data and analytics companies, because its says investors are increasingly concerned about the impact climate change will have on their portfolios.
CNBC
 
Future Energy: China leads world in solar power production
Ten years ago, Geof Moser had just graduated with a master's degree in solar energy from Arizona State University - but he didn't feel much opportunity lay at his feet in his home country
BBC
 
 
 
Researchers are figuring out how to generate solar energy from paint
Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have developed a solar paint that could offer endless supplies of clean energy.
Fusion.net
 
Top global banks still lend billions to extract fossil fuels
Analysis of world's lenders reveals many claim green credentials while still financing fuels like tar sands, oil and coal
Guardian
 
FIJI: VOU Dance To Perform Award-Winning Work
VOU Dance Group will be performing its international-award winning shows at the Border Crossings Origins Festival in London this week.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Comment: Stephen Hawking, Michael Bloomberg Echo Call For US Carbon Tax Huffington Post
 
OPINION: To lead on climate, leave the ivy tower Guardian
 
El hidrógeno, paladín del futuro contra el cambio climático
El hidrógeno podría ser el combustible del futuro. Gracias a sus características, el gobierno británico ha elegido este gas para intentar dar un paso adelante en su lucha contra el cambio climático. El ejecutivo de Theresa May ha lanzado un proyecto para estudiar la posibilidad de introducir el hidrógeno como combustible en todos los hogares del Reino Unido.
El Español
 
In the Red Sea, coral reefs can take the heat of climate change
In the azure waters of the Red Sea, Maoz Fine and his team dive to study what may be the planet's most unique coral: one that can survive global warming, at least for now.
TimesLive
 
Frenar el cambio climático podría reducir el 30% de inversiones petroleras y gasíferas
En total, serían unos US$ 2.3 billones de dólares en proyectos que ya no serían necesarios por costosos y no muy rentables, indica el informe publicado por la ONG Carbon Tracker.
AFP
 
Climat: plusieurs milliards d'investissements des géants pétroliers et gaziers menacés
Environ 30% des investissements programmés d'ici 2025 par les grandes compagnies pétrolières et gazières pourraient être perdus si l'économie mondiale réussit à limiter le réchauffement climatique à 2 degrés, ont averti des experts mercredi.
AFP
 
100% de los municipios en Colombia están en riesgo por el cambio climático
Colombia corre un riesgo ambiental inminente por cuenta del cambio climático. Así lo demuestra un informe presentado por las autoridades ambientales de Colombia, junto al Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), que concluyó que el 100% de los municipios del país tiene algún grado de riesgo por el cambio climático.
CNN en Español
 
 
 
OPINIÓN: El cambio climático, problema de salud pública Clarín
 
L’agence spatiale française s’attaque au réchauffement climatique
Le Centre national d’études spatiales met ses outils technologiques au service de l’observation des émissions de gaz à effet de serre et des problèmes environnementaux qui se posent à la planète.
Le Monde
 
Record high temperatures grip much of the globe, more hot weather to come – UN agency
Extremely high May and June temperatures have broken records in parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States, the United Nations weather agency reported today, warning of more heatwaves to come.
UN News Centre
 
La Organización Mundial de la Meteorología prevé temperaturas récord en 2017
El organismo señaló que se pueden esperar nuevas olas de calor este verano, como la que actualmente está viviendo Europa, tanto en el viejo continente como en partes de Asia.
EFE
 
Las olas de calor mortales continuarán aumentando por la emisión de gases, según un estudio
El 74 % de la población mundial estará expuesta a olas de calor mortales para 2100 si las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero continúan creciendo al ritmo actual, según advierte un estudio que publica hoy la revista británica Nature.
EFE Verde
 
Incendies, vagues de chaleur : « Les changements climatiques vont frapper davantage l’Europe du sud »
Robert Vautard, spécialiste du climat en Europe, note que les épisodes de canicule et de pluies violentes sont liées aux émissions de gaz à effet de serre.
Le Monde
 
Cities conference targets U.S. President Trump’s stance on climate change
Mayors from around the world gather to discuss action that can be taken against the spread of global warming.
Toronto Star
 
Alcaldes reunidos en Montreal impulsan lucha contra cambio climático
El alcalde de Montreal, Denis Coderre, confirmó hoy la voluntad de los responsables de gobierno de casi centenar y medio de urbes para enfrentar el cambio climático, pese a la retirada de Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París.
Prensa Latina
 
Schwarzenegger se planta contra Trump por el cambio climático
El exgobernador de California Arnold Schwarzenegger aseguró hoy que la decisión del presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, de sacar a su país del Acuerdo de París no logrará detener la lucha contra el cambio climático.
EFE
 
La UE impulsa vías de acuerdo con EE.UU. sobre el cambio climático a través del mundo local
El Pacto de los Alcaldes para el Clima y la Energía impulsará una cumbre con alcaldes estadounidenses para cumplir los compromisos de reducción de emisiones.
La Vanguardia
 
 
 
America’s hungriest wind and solar power users: big companies
Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions.
Reuters
 
Exxon, BP and Shell back carbon tax proposal to curb emissions
Oil giants ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Total are among a group of large corporations supporting a plan to tax carbon dioxide emissions in order to address climate change.
The Guardian
 
Impuestos contra el cambio climático: la idea que une a Exxon, Santander y Stephen Hawking
Dos semanas después del portazo de Donald Trump a la lucha contra el cambio climático al sacar a Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París, el empresario Ted Halstead ha puesto en marcha el Consejo de Investigación sobre el Clima, rodeándose de líderes como Raymond Dalio, Stephen Hawking y Michael Bloomberg y de empresas como ExxonMobil, Shell o Banco Santander para impulsar soluciones al problema.
Economía Hoy
 
Economía.- La OCDE califica de "demasiado lenta" e "insuficiente" la transición energética hacia las energías renovables
La Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE) considera que ningún gobierno está demostrando una adecuada transición energética hacia las energías renovables y la califica incluso de "demasiado lenta" e "insuficiente".
Europa Press
 
Climate goals: inside California's effort to overhaul its ambitious emissions plan
In the wake of Trump’s Paris withdrawal, California is taking the lead to fight emissions – and it’s rethinking how to get more out of its cap-and-trade program
The Guardian
 
Le charbon bientôt chassé par l’éolien et le solaire !
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) prévoit une diminution des coûts de l'énergie solaire de 66%, de l'éolien terrestre de 47% et de l'éolien offshore de 71% d'ici 2040. De quoi supplanter les nouvelles installations fossiles. Prospective sur les modes de production électriques d'ici 2040.
Techniques de l'Ingénieur
 
L’AFD et la BAD s'allient autour de l'énergie solaire au Burkina
Une énergie propre, suffisante et peu coûteuse, c’est le nouveau défi de l’Agence française de développement et la Banque africaine de développement BAD au Burkina Faso. Cet ambitieux programme qui commence à germer devra attendre 2019.
La Tribune
 
Indigenous Australians fight coal and climate change
First Australians who have sustained their land for millennia have become the last line of defense in the fight against one of the world's largest coal mines. If it goes ahead, it could damage the Great Barrier Reef.
Deutsche Welle
 
Raura: Fiji Should Lead Less Fossil Fuel Usage
Serenia Raura is one of the 16 Queen contestants at this August’s Vodafone Hibiscus Festival. Her advocacy message is centred on the use of renewable energy and how we can lessen the use of fossil fuel.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Navigating towards a ''Paris Agreement for the oceans''?
The first ever UN Ocean Conference came to a close on June 9 with a "Call For Action", over 1,300 voluntary commitments made to support ocean health, and aspirations for a new convention to protect biodiversity in the roughly half of our planet which lies beyond national jurisdictions.
thethirdpole.net/IANS
 
 
 
Look to the sky for SE Asia's energy future, says Thai solar pioneer
When Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern was looking for loans to build a solar farm in 2009, bank after bank rejected her.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat
Senate inquiry starts as report into political, military and humanitarian risks of climate change across Asia Pacific released
Guardian
 
Elon Musk’s Simple Message On Why Climate Change Is Real
For Elon Musk, all you need to check for global warming is a simple thermometer. While that may not be entirely correct, Musk points out the real issue isn't thermometers — it's climate change.
Futurism
 
Nordic utilities propose CO2 market 'coherence' mechanism
Three Nordic utilities on Tuesday proposed a "Policy Coherence Mechanism" that would adjust the volume of CO2 allowances auctioned by EU governments to take account of other EU climate and energy policies' impact on the EU Emissions Trading System.
Platts
 
Editorial: He Is Back And It’s No Surprise He Is With The People Fiji Sun Online
 
A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change
Study shows risks have climbed steadily since 1980, and the number of people in danger will grow to 48% by 2100 even if emissions are drastically reduced
Guardian
 
Climat: vers plus de vagues de chaleur meurtrières, surtout dans les zones tropicales
Les vagues de chaleur meurtrières vont devenir plus fréquentes, notamment dans les zones tropicales, même si la hausse du thermomètre mondial est limitée à 2°C, l'objectif de l'accord de Paris sur le climat, indique une étude publiée lundi.
L'Express
 
California's Death Valley to reach a searing 127 F
In Death Valley in eastern California and in the town of Needles near the Arizona border, temperatures are expected to reach 127 degrees Fahrenheit (53 Celsius) this week, National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Fisher said on Monday.
Reuters
 
A huge part of Antarctica is melting and scientists say that's bad news
Antarctica is experiencing weird weather, and the changes have some scientists worried about the future.
CNN
 
Del deshielo a la ola de calor: en los polos opuestos del cambio climático
Carmen descubrió el color azul insólito en el verano de 1997. En su primera expedición al Ártico. Un añil único que sólo existe en el interior de los glaciares. Allí estaba la joven Carmen -enfundada en un grueso traje amarillo- suspendida sobre un abismo de hielo.
El Mundo
 
 
 
Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal
Exxon Mobil, other oil companies and a number of other corporate giants will announce on Tuesday that they are supporting a plan to tax carbon emissions that was put forth this year by a group of Republican elder statesmen.
NY Times
 
Ready to implement Paris Agreement: Narendra Modi to Candian PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday talked to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and reaffirmed India's commitment to take forward the Paris climate agreement.
Deccan Chronicle
 
Climat: l'accord de Paris "ne peut être renégocié" martèle l'UE
L'Union européenne a déploré lundi 19 juin dans des termes particulièrement musclés le retrait décidé par le président américain Donald Trump de l'accord de Paris qui doit limiter le réchauffement climatique.
AFP
 
Enel chief forecasts green revolution to charge ahead
Renewable power is becoming the “cheapest and most convenient way of producing electricity” and battery technology will gradually reduce the importance of natural gas to energy security, according to the head of Europe’s largest power company by market capitalisation
Financial Times
 
India contributes FJD$ 2.02 million towards Fiji's COP23 presidency
Fijian Prime Minister and Incoming COP23 President Frank Bainimarama Monday received a cheque donation of FJD$2.02 million (US$1 million) from the Indian Government in support of Fiji’s Presidency of the United Nations ongoing climate negotiations, COP 23.
Papua New Guinea
 
Myanmar develops resilience to disasters with World Bank financing
A new project financed by the World Bank aims to bolster Myanmar’s capacity to respond to disaster risks.
Myanmar Times
 
Religious leaders join forces in Oslo to protect rainforests
Religious leaders around the world met Monday in Oslo to urge further efforts to fight deforestation that is wiping out thousands of square kilometres of rainforests each year.
AFP
 
Der "Plastic Soup Surfer" bezwingt den Rhein in 28 Tagen
Stand Up Paddling extrem: Merijn Tinga paddelt mit einem Surfbrett aus alten Plastikflaschen von Konstanz nach Rotterdam. Am Freitag legte er einen kurzen Zwischenstopp in Bonn ein.
General-Anzeiger
 
Germany Pledges 15M Euros to Aid Costa Rica Deal With Climate Change
During a visit to Costa Rica, Minister Barbara Hendricks of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) of the Federal Republic of Germany, announced support in the amount of 15 million Euros to aid Costa Rica work on mitigation and adaptation to climate change, reported the Costa Rican government.
Costa Rica Star
 
Alemania da apoyo de 15 mdd a Costa Rica para cambio climático
Durante la visita de la ministra alemana Bárbara Hendricks, del Ministerio Federal de Medio Ambiente, Conservación de la Naturaleza, Construcción y Seguridad Nuclear (BMUB) a Costa Rica, se anunció un apoyo de 15 millones de euros (mde) para la mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático que realiza Costa Rica y que Alemania ha venido apoyando durante los últimos años.
Forbes
 
 
 
Climate progress is not dependent on Paris accord
A new US bipartisan coalition has effective proposals for emissions reduction
Financial Times
 
World Bank highlights Jordan’s ‘green growth’ approach
Jordan has embarked on a package of measures to encourage "green growth in the environment" aimed at benefiting from local energies and reducing dependence on costly imports, a World Bank (WB) report has underlined.
Jordan Times
 
PNG urged to quickly access climate fund
Papua New Guinea has been urged to access the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as quickly as possible.
Looppng
 
Climate Change and the Arts Huffington Post
 
Viticultores llaman a unirse ante los retos del cambio climático
Viticultores de todo el mundo, afectados cada vez más por las sequías o las inundaciones, hicieron un llamado a la unidad contra el cambio climático, no solo para proteger su producción sino también para cumplir con los objetivos del Acuerdo de París.
Milenio
 
Global warming brews big trouble in coffee birthplace Ethiopia | Environment
Rising temperatures are set to wipe out half of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing areas, with loss of certain locations likened to France losing a great wine region
Guardian
 
La culture du café en Éthiopie menacée par le réchauffement climatique
Le réchauffement climatique pourrait rendre près de 60% des zones de production de café en Éthiopie impropres à la culture de caféiers d'ici à la fin du siècle, informe une étude publiée lundi.
AFP
 
A Maine artist learns, through trial and error, to use art to communicate about climate change
For most of Laurie Sproul’s career as an artist, she created art for art’s sake. Over the last 20 years, Sproul has been carving finely detailed flowers from large blocks of wood, often driving to Portland to buy beautifully grained woods shipped north from Virginia.
Morning Sentinel
 
BRICS meeting highlights climate change, trade, terrorism
Climate change, trade and terrorism were highlighted Monday at a Beijing meeting of foreign affairs officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known collectively as the BRICS nations.
AP
 
Merkel: Pope wants her to fight to save Paris climate deal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Pope Francis encouraged her to work to preserve the historic Paris climate accord despite the U.S. withdrawal from it and shared her goal to "bring down walls" between countries, not build them.
AP
 
 
 
Canoe returns to Hawaii after epic round-the-world voyage
No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe.
AP
 
Sweden Passes Ambitious Climate Law to Be Carbon Neutral by 2045
Sweden passed a new Climate Act on Thursday, legally binding the country to reach net-zero emissions by the year 2045
Pacific Standard
 
Carbon capture needed in climate change fight, IEA says
Carbon capture and storage is gradually gaining government attention after being overtaken by investment in wind and solar energy, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) saying the technology will be crucial to limiting global warming.
Reuters
 
Sovereign investors tweak portfolios for environmental risk
Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk.
Reuters
 
Interview: We've restored 850k hectares of degraded forests by involving communities
Kenya’s natural resources play a critical role in not only helping Kenya achieve her goals but also in meeting some of the international protocols and obligations. Environment PS Margaret Mwakima outlines to the Star the steps her ministry is taking to make natural resources sustainable.
The Star
 
Climate change thwarts Canadian climate change study
A $17-million research expedition to study the impact of climate change in Canada’s Arctic was halted off the coast of Newfoundland, and ultimately cancelled earlier this month, when an icebreaker carrying the 40 scientists was diverted to break up hazardous sea ice that floated south, due in part to climate change.
CTV
 
Food shortages due to climate change could fuel violence, unrest - research
Climate change as an issue would not just cause floods and other massive calamities, it could also cause food riots in some parts of the world, researchers say.
Eco-Business
 
Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad
The Energy Department is closing an office that works with other countries to develop clean energy technology, another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on climate-related activities after its withdrawal from the Paris agreement this month.
The New York Times
 
Climate Change News: Ice Area The Size of Texas Melts In Antarctica
As the climate has been changing, Antarctica has started to see some strange and out of the ordinary events take place in the typically cold, icy and snowy environment.
International Business Times
 
Why India's renewable energy revolution is racing ahead
In 2015, at the climate talks in Paris, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi spearheaded the launch of an international solar alliance to raise $1 trillion to light up the developing world. Nearly two years later, Modi has turned promise into action.
USA Today
 
 
 
Mongolia: New Project to Deliver Reliable Electricity and Scale-Up Renewables
In the context of rapidly growing energy demands, a new project will support Mongolia’s efforts to improve the reliability and sustainability of electricity services.
The Financial
 
China key to slower growth in energy use, carbon emissions
China played a critical role in the slower growth of global energy demand and consumption as well as the nearly flat growth of carbon emissions in 2016, according to the latest BP world energy report.
China Daily
 
Cities fight climate change through ecosystem restoration
Flooding and extreme heat are projected to increase over the next few decades and will be extremely costly for cities to manage.

Phys.org
 
Vietnam commits to Paris agreement on climate change
Experts gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on June 15 to discuss activities to adapt to climate change in the agricultural sector to implement the Paris Agreement
Vietnam Plus
 
A matter of survival? Big businesses urge EU to step up climate action ambition
A group of Europe's leading businesses has today called on environment, climate, and energy ministers from across the EU to back ambitious climate action or risk undermining the long term future of the bloc's industries.
Business Green
 
Calls for Scotland to set 100% emissions reduction target
Scotland should continue to lead the world on climate change ambitions and set a new 100 per cent emissions reduction target, according to environmentalists.
The Scotsman
 
Climate Change Effects: Louisiana's Coast Is Sinking More Rapidly Than Anyone Thought, According to Study
From Antarctica, where a research expedition was canceled due to rising temperatures, to the Arctic Sea, where ice continues to melt, the effects of climate change are being felt around the globe.
Newsweek
 
Climate change is causing sea turtles to cook in the sand
The dangerous effects of climate change are no longer a far-off possibility. Just ask the baby sea turtles
Mic
 
COMMENT: Why California's Climate Change Fight Is Also About Public Health TIME
 
European Parliament criticizes U.S. withdrawal from Paris agreement
The European Parliament, after debating the United States withdrawal from the Paris agreement, adopted a resolution Wednesday in Strasbourg to reinforce the European Union (EU) commitment to the climate deal with plans for new carbon reduction rules, and criticized American backpedaling.
Xinhua Net
 
 
 
Ex-UN Chief says Trump must rethink on climate
Donald Trump should stand "on the right side of history" by reconsidering the decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change accord, former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday.
Associated Press
 
Climate change study in Canada's Hudson Bay thwarted by climate change
Warm temperatures create perilous ice conditions off Newfoundland, trapping fishing boats and tankers: ‘It’s not something you would expect to see there’
The Guardian
 
Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why
Poverty and conflict mean the nation is struggling to deal with rising temperatures
The Independent
 
Marshall Islands leader appeals for help on climate change
The president of the Marshall Islands is appealing for help to convince US President Donald Trump of the need to fight global warming following his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
News 24
 
Marine expert warns of climate emergency as fish abandon tropical waters
Daniel Pauly is calling for a new plan to manage fishing levels as the industry’s expansion combines with global warming
The Guardian
 
Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic
Temperature changes around the globe are pushing human pathogens of all kinds into unexpected new areas, raising many new risks for people
National Geographic
 
Wind, solar produce 10 percent of US electricity for first time
Wind and solar produced 10 percent of the electricity generated in the United States for the first time in March, federal energy officials said Wednesday.
The Hill
 
Climate change: Could melting Antarctic ice actually help to combat it?
A team of scientists has found evidence that ancient volcanoes in Antarctica played a role in global climate and could help combat climate change now.
ABC News
 
Replacing trees with bamboos halves the carbon storage capacity of forests
Subtropical forests are among the most important ecosystems in terms of carbon sinks, fixing carbon from the atmosphere.
Phys.org
 
Virginia to establish cap-and-trade program in push to regulate carbon emissions
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe directed the state's Department of Environmental Quality to begin establishing regulations to limit power plants emissions, including carbon dioxide, which include establishing a mandatory cap-and-trade program.
Utility Dive
 
 
 
Report: Sewers' hidden heat offers carbon-saving opportunity
Harnessing the heat contained in the country's sewers could result in significant greenhouse gas savings and help decarbonise the UK's heat network.
Business Green
 
California governor named adviser for UN climate conference
California Gov. Jerry Brown was named Tuesday as a special envoy to states at the next United Nations Climate Change Conference, further elevating his international profile as a leader on the issue as President Donald Trump backs away from a key international agreement.
AP
 
Host of next United Nations climate conference turns to California in the global warming battle
As the president of this year’s United Nations conference on climate change, Fiji’s prime minister is responsible for rallying countries to battle global warming.
LA Times
 
EU leaders to back closer defense ties, Paris climate accord - summit draft
European Union leaders meeting next week will agree to boost cooperation in the areas of security and defense and express support for global trade and the Paris agreement on fighting climate change, according to a draft joint statement.
Reuters
 
Merkel urges bigger fight against climate change after U.S. move
Germany and the rest of Europe should redouble their efforts to fight climate change after the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate pact, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
Apple raises $1bn through ‘green bond’ in environmental push
Apple has raised $1bn in debt in a “green bond” to fund environmentally focused initiatives, weeks after the company’s chief executive criticised President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate pact.
Financial Times
 
Climate change: Apple shows Trump the way, issues $1 bn 'green' bond
Apple move comes just weeks after Trump announced the US will pull out of the Paris climate accord.
IANS
 
BP: Global carbon emissions flat for third year in a row
Global carbon emissions remained flat for the third consecutive year during 2016, as a sharp fall in coal use, rapid growth in renewables, and energy efficiency improvements all combined to hold down emissions levels.
Business Green
 
Tropical peat forests risk turning from carbon 'drains' to emitters
Peat bogs in tropical forests, long key outlets for greenhouse gases, could dry up due to farming and global warming, further accelerating climate change and putting more pressure on wetlands, a study out Monday found.
AFP
 
Ontario’s second cap-and-trade auction sells out of current allowances
Ontario’s second cap-and-trade auction sold out of its current allowances this month, bringing the program’s total revenue so far to nearly $1 billion.
Global News
 
 
 
Helsinki Airport goes solar
Finavia, the operator of Helsinki Airport, has decided to speed up its ambitious climate program.
eTurboNews
 
European airports double their pledge: 100 carbon neutral airports by 2030
As the 27th ACI Europe Annual Congress formally kicked off in Paris, the European airport industry renewed its commitment to reducing airports’ impact on Climate change, announcing it was doubling its carbon neutrality target for 2030.
Travel Daily News
 
Tropical peat forests can become carbon emitters
Peat bogs in tropical forests, long key outlets for greenhouse gases, could dry up from farming and global warming, further accelerating climate change and putting more pressure on wetlands, a study out on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) found.
Manila Times
 
Interview with David Hone, Chief Climate Change Advisor Shell: “Net Zero Emissions Are Achievable. The Timing is Challenging” Energy Collective
 
Don't ignore young people – we're key to fighting climate change Guardian
 
US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord
The United States refused Monday to sign on to a Group of Seven pledge that calls the Paris climate accord the "irreversible" global tool to address climate change.
AP
 
Climate change, the US and Europe: OECD chief
Climate change, the US, Brexit and Europe were all up for discussion when euronews interviewed Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
euronews
 
The Larsen C ice shelf collapse hammers home the reality of climate change
Very soon, a large portion of an ice shelf in Antarctica will break off and collapse into the ocean. The name of the ice shelf is Larsen C; it is a major extension from of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and its health has implications for other ice in the region, and sea levels globally.
Guardian
 
Emperor penguins may not cope with climate change: study
The iconic Emperor penguins may see devastating decline in their populations by the end of this century, if projections for melting Antarctic sea ice are correct, a new study suggests.
Deccan Herald
 
Study reveals where climate change is most likely to induce food violence
A new study published in the Journal of Peace Research is the first to take into account the effects of changing weather patterns on violence and the strength of governments around the world – and certain locations will be more susceptible to food violence than others.
inhabitat
 
 
 
When Women Have Land Rights, the Tide Begins to Turn
In Meghalaya, India’s northeastern biodiversity hotspot, all three major tribes are matrilineal. Children take the mother’s family name, while daughters inherit the family lands.
IPS
 
BlackRock urges Exxon to disclose more about climate change-related risks
The world's largest asset manager BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) on Friday urged Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) to "enhance its disclosures" regarding risks related to climate change.
Reuters
 
Oil giants need to invest heavily in renewables by 2035, says analysis
Slowing demand for oil and forecasts of rapid growth in green power pose risk to core business, says analyst
Guardian
 
London Mayor, Ford, Open Cleantech Hubs in U.K. Capital
The Mayor of London and Ford Motor Co. have both launched new cleantech hubs in the U.K. capital, as the city seeks to cement its place as a tech investment center one year after the Brexit vote.
Bloomberg
 
Turning to renewable energy to combat climate change
The energy and water utilities are working on a number of projects to boost Fiji’s vision of reducing our carbon footprint.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
 
Lady of the light
HER mornings start before dawn. At the foothills of the Nadarivatu mountain range where the village of Waikubukubu lies, 4am is still a pretty dark time to be up.
Fiji Times
 
Beijing Motorists Earn Pocket Change by Not Driving
Netizens question whether minuscule monetary rewards will motivate the public to participate in carbon-reduction scheme.
Sixth Tone
 
U.S., G7 Partners Remain at Odds on Climate at Environment Meeting
Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday.
Reuters
 
Converting to circular economy is irreversible process: Italian minister
Converting to a circular economy is "a truly irreversible process" and the circular economy is no longer just environmental policy but economic policy as well, Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti said Sunday.
Xinhua
 
African Groups demand increased ambition at 2018 Facilitative Dialogue
Ahead of the writing of the Paris Rule Book and preparations for the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue, Major Groups attending this year’s Pre-AMCEN sessions have called on African governments to take stock of the current status of implementation of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and identify barriers that need to be addressed with a view to enhancing ambition beyond what currently exists as NDCs.
Africa Science News
 
 
 
Give us an African Rule Book for Paris Agreement, Groups urge African Ministers
African Climate change activists urged their governments on Saturday to kick-start the process of designing an African Rule Book for the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Africa Science News
 
Macron Seeking Stiff Carbon Costs to Avert Climate Change
Emmanuel Macron reached out to Germany to establish a common price floor for carbon dioxide emitted by power utilities as the French president seeks to strengthen his alliance with Angela Merkel after the U.S. decided to exit the Paris climate accord, according to people familiar with the matter.
Bloomberg
 
Finland tackles climate change with circular economy
COMMITTED TO tackling climate change, Finland has set the stage for creating a value chain through by pursuing a circular economy with both public and private companies starting to implement projects aimed at minimising the use of virgin resources and maximising their value.
The Nation
 
Macron wants American researchers to move to France to fight climate change
The new leader of France won't let go of President Trump's decision to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
USA Today
 
'Positions on Paris accord are far apart and will remain like that' - Italy says as US leaves G7 climate meeting a day early
Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are destined to stay that way, Italy's environment minister Gian Luca Galletti said on Sunday, as Washington's environment chief left a Group of Seven meeting a day early.
Independent.ie
 
Shopping centres can play vital role in low-carbon transition, say EU experts
Recommendations from EU-funded research project suggest shopping centres could prove a 'unique trigger point' for wider decarbonisation - if policy levers hit the right note
Business Green
 
OPINION: Merkel visit offers Latin America an alternative to Trump Deutsche Welle
 
UN marks World Oceans Day at Ocean Conference
World Oceans Day was celebrated on Thursday at UN Headquarters during the high-level Ocean Conference among some 1,700 delegates advocating healthier oceans, now plagued with pollution, over-fishing and for coastal areas, rising sea levels due to climate change.
Xinhua
 
Climate change: A simmering threat to our ocean
Plastic pollution and overfishing may currently be in the headlines. But rising CO2 emissions are also a key threat to the ocean that covers 71 percent of the planet, and a major challenge for future life on Earth
Deutsche Welle
 
COP23 President Backed Up By Experienced Team
Supporting Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during his presidency of COP23 will be a team of experienced Fijians who will lead negotiations intended to go a long way in saving this planet.
Fiji Sun Online
 
 
 
There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris
It’s been a week since President Trump announced he was pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement. In that time, a remarkable transformation has taken place.
Climate Central
 
More states sign on to U.S. Climate Alliance to honor Paris agreement
Frustrated by President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, several governors have joined together to create the United States Climate Alliance.
USA Today
 
France launches website to lure foreign brainpower on climate change
The French presidency launched on Thursday a website to lure international scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to France following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of a global climate change deal.
Reuters
 
Faced with more drought, Zimbabwe’s farmers hang up their plows
Preparing his three-hectare plot of land for planting each year used to take Musafare Chiweshe – or the laborers he hired – two weeks. Now it takes just hours.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
India's first solar satellite television service brings 'magic' to villages
An Indian social business has launched the country's first solar satellite television service, bringing clean energy powered entertainment to households and businesses through a pay-as-you-go payment scheme.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why
Of the 186 countries assessed in a recent survey of climate vulnerability, Chad was rated most in peril.
The Conversation
 
Green bonds channel private-sector funding to the climate
WHEN Donald Trump announced America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement on June 1st, he spelled out that it would no longer contribute to the Green Climate Fund.
The Economist
 
A promise on Paris agreement emerges as world 'wavers' on climate action
EU’s new consensus sets out vision for European development policy, reinforcing the global goals, but critics say commitments do not go far enough
Guardian
 
Presidents Kuczynski and Macron Emphasize Paris Climate Accord
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, standing on the steps of the Elysee Palace after a meeting that included discussion on climate change and on democracy in Latin America, particularly the situation in Venezuela.
Andean Air Mail & Peruvian Times
 
Corporate America Is Committing To Carbon Cuts Through Science-Based Targets
Kellogg Company is on a mission to increase its share of world markets while also keeping its greenhouse gas emissions in check.
Forbes
 
 
 
EBRD approves US$ 500 million for private renewable projects in Egypt
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has taken a major step forward in the rollout of renewable energy with the approval of a US$ 500 million framework to finance renewable energy in Egypt.
The Financial
 
PM urges Pacific leaders to present a strong case at COP23
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has urged leaders from the Pacific region to unite to present a strong case at COP23, the UN Conference on Climate Change, in Germany in November.
Fijivillage.com
 
‘Development Not At The Expense Of Environment’
No development in Fiji takes place unless it is environmentally sustainable, says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Record 'green' energy capacity added in 2016 as cost for renewables plunges – UN-backed report
The world is now adding more green energy capacity each year than it adds in new capacity from all fossil fuels combined, a United Nations-backed report revealed today, showing that the “renewables train has already left the station” and those who ignore this will be left behind.
UN News Centre
 
California, Tsinghua set up U.S.-China climate change institute
The state of California and China's Tsinghua University will establish the U.S.-China Climate Change Institute to cooperate on technology and research in the battle against global warming, the two sides announced on Friday
Reuters
 
Climat, technologies vertes : un pacte privilégié entre la Californie et la Chine
Le plus riche des Etats américains, très actif en matière d'environnement et de technologies propres, s'allie avec la Chine. Au menu, véhicules électriques, efficacité énergétique, solaire...
L'Obs
 
Fiji to invite the 'Terminator' to Suva for climate talks
Fiji is to invite the former governor of California, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, to visit Fiji in October for a meeting ahead of the COP 23 climate summit in Bonn.
Radio New Zealand
 
Carbon tax more cost-effective than electric-car subsidies, report says
Federal and provincial governments should abandon some long-standing environmental policies, such as rebates for electric cars, as carbon pricing is put in place across the country starting next year, argues a new report from the Ecofiscal Commission.
CBC
 
India's Rising Temperatures Are Already Deadly, Study Shows
India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows.
NY Times
 
La protección de los océanos, pieza clave en la lucha contra el cambio climático
Un estudio internacional detalla los cinco mecanismos que convierten a las áreas marinas protegidas en grandes barreras contra el calentamiento global.
La Vanguardia
 
 
 
Los efectos del cambio climático se miden mejor desde el espacio
El cambio climático tiene muchos efectos negativos en el planeta Tierra, como la subida del nivel del mar o las sequías, pero cuando hablamos de ellos solemos referirnos a lugares muy concretos, como si al resto del mundo no le afectara. Ahora, un equipo de científicos han elaborado un análisis muy detallado de lo que está ocurriendo en nuestro hogar desde hace décadas.
Meteorología en Red
 
El cambio climático no viene… ¡ya llegó!
Sí, aunque algunos quieran negarlo, lo cierto es que el nivel del mar se está elevando, los océanos se están calentando, el mar se está acidificando y las corrientes interoceánicas, así como los afloramientos de aguas profundas ricas en nutrientes se están debilitando.
La Estrella de Panamá
 
Las renovables marcan otro récord mundial de capacidad con 161 gigavatios nuevos
Según un informe de REN21, una red global de políticas del sector. La nueva capacidad instalada de energía renovable marcó un nuevo récord mundial en 2016 con 161 gigavatios (GW) instalados, lo que supone un aumento de la capacidad global total de casi un 9% con respecto a 2015, hasta llegar a casi 2.017 GW.
La Información
 
Musician Cody Simpson to be named 'Ocean Advocate' for UN development agency
To mark World Oceans Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will name Australian musician Cody Simpson as its first-ever Ocean Advocate to help raise awareness of the crucial role the ocean plays in the health of the planet and people.
IBNS
 
Vessel on coral health tour
A 16-man crew research vessel on a two year tour of the world on coral reef research will present some findings in Suva today.
Fiji Times
 
Act now to protect our oceans: Abreu
A French ship dedicated to studying the seas, Tara Pacific Exhibition’s Head of International Policy, Andre Abreu, says they have discovered significant coral bleaching and are afraid that the degradation of our oceans is worsening.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
 
HISTOIRE EN PHOTOS : le changement climatique et les océans du monde
Le lien vital entre les océans et le changement climatique fait partie des points principaux à l’ordre du jour de la Conférence des Nations Unies sur les océans qui se déroule à New York du 5 au 9 juin.
Centre d'actualités de l'ONU
 
Les ventes mondiales de voitures électriques ont crû de 40% en 2016
Les ventes mondiales de voitures électriques ont progressé de 40% en 2016 à 750.000 unités, permettant de porter leur parc roulant à plus de deux millions, a révélé mercredi l’Agence internationale de l’énergie (AIE).
AFP
 
COMMENT: The G20 must govern the shift to low-carbon energy Nature
 
Op-ed: The Mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris: We Have Our Own Climate Deal NY Times
 
 
 
La facture du changement climatique dans les villes pourrait doubler
Le réchauffement climatique sera plus important que prévu dans les villes, conclut une étude publiée dans Nature Climate Change. En cause, un effet complexe connu sous le nom d'îlot de chaleur urbain.
Sciences et Avenir
 
La Suisse ratifie l'Accord de Paris sur le climat sans histoire
Après l’indignation provoquée la semaine dernière par la décision de Donald Trump, les sénateurs radoucissent l’ambiance. Le Conseil des Etats plébiscite le texte par 39 voix contre 3
Le Temps
 
Bainimarama urges global crusade to save oceans
PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji seeks the commitment of all 7.5 billion people on planet Earth to ensure the health of the oceans is improved.
Fiji Times
 
Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
More than a dozen governors representing nearly 40 percent of the U.S. economy have signed new climate change pledges since President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord.
AP
 
At Ocean Conference, UN agencies commit to cutting harmful fishing subsidies
As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committing to the sustainable trade of fisheries.
UN News Centre
 
"Save Our Ocean" exhibition opens at United Nations
The world's Ocean takes center stage this month with new exhibitions now on display at United Nations Headquarters and across the five boroughs of New York City.
Xinhua
 
China CO2 market launch set for November at earliest: government researcher
China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest", a government researcher said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
'Spectacular' drop in renewable energy costs leads to record global boost
Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling
Guardian
 
La temperatura subirá 2,7 grados sin nuevos compromisos climáticos, según la Agencia Internacional de la Energía
Limitar el calentamiento global por debajo de 2 grados en el horizonte de 2100 conforme al Acuerdo de París es técnicamente factible, pero la temperatura subirá 2,7 grados sin nuevos compromisos y sin una acción política firme, según la Agencia Internacional de la Energía (AIE).
EFE Verde
 
Les énergies renouvelables progressent… mais pas assez vite pour sauver le climat
Malgré un nouveau record mondial d'installations de capacités en 2016, les investissements sont en baisse. Le secteur des transports est à la traîne et les subventions massives aux énergies fossile et nucléaire freinent la transition.
Libération
 
 
 
Líderes estatales, locales y empresariales de Estados Unidos apoyan el Acuerdo de París
El lunes 5 de junio de 2017, el enviado especial del Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas para las ciudades y el cambio climático, Mike Bloomberg, envió una carta al Secretario General de la ONU, António Guterres, y a la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Patricia Espinosa, en la que cientos de alcaldes, gobernadores, procuradores y líderes empresariales, entre otros, se comprometen a cumplir los objetivos de reducción de emisiones a los que Estados Unidos se había comprometido en el marco del Acuerdo de París sobre el cambio climático. La declaración lleva por nombre “We Are Still In” (“aún estamos dentro”).
CMNUCC Noticias
 
Dirigeants étatiques, locaux et chefs d’entreprise soutiennent l’Accord de Paris
Lundi 5 juin 2017, l’envoyé spécial des Nations Unies pour les villes et le changement climatique, Mike Bloomberg, a adressé une lettre au Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Antonio Guterres, et à la Secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les Changements Climatiques (CCNUCC), Patricia Espinosa, présentant la déclaration "We Are Still In", signée par des centaines de maires, gouverneurs, procureurs, dirigeants d’entreprise et autres personnalités des États-Unis, engagés à réaliser les objectifs de réduction des émissions auxquels les Etats-Unis s’étaient engagés dans le cadre de l’Accord de Paris sur les changements climatiques.
CCNUCC Actualités
 
Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement
Hawaii has become the first state to enact a law that aligns with the Paris agreement after its governor signed two bills into law Tuesday that "support the commitments and goals" of the accord, Gov. David Ige's office announced Tuesday.
ABC News
 
French envoy: US climate exist may signal multipolar world
U.S. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord may be perceived as "the birth certificate of the multipolar world," France's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday.
AP
 
Climat: l'UE prône la coopération avec les villes américaines
Après l'annonce du retrait des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris, l'UE entend doper les coopérations sur le climat entre les collectivités locales des deux côtés de l'Atlantique, a assuré mardi le vice-président de la Commission, Maros Sefcovic, saluant "l'activisme" des maires américains.
AFP
 
U.S. airlines affirm aviation emissions deal after Trump's Paris pullout
U.S. airlines on Tuesday affirmed their support for a plan to curb emissions from flights, under review by the administration of President Donald Trump who recently decided to take the country out of Paris climate change accord.
Reuters
 
Oslo is Europe's Green Capital 2019 - finally
After Stockholm and Copenhagen, another Scandinavian city has won the title European Green Capital, honoring green urban achievements. It is the third time Norway's capital Oslo was shortlisted.
Deutsche Welle
 
UN turns attention to water problems
The United Nations was inundated on Tuesday by water issues: The Ocean Conference focused on rising, polluted seas while the Security Council examined the threat to international peace and security by conflicts involving fresh water that crosses borders.
xin
 
Accord de Paris: Thomas Pesquet juge "irresponsable" le retrait américain
L'astronaute français Thomas Pesquet, qui est rentré sur Terre vendredi après 200 jours dans l'espace, a jugé mardi "irresponsable" le retrait des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris sur le climat.
AFP
 
El actor Adrian Grenier, nuevo Embajador de Buena Voluntad de Naciones Unidas
El actor y activista estadounidense Adrian Grenier fue nombrado Embajador de Buena Voluntad de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente, durante un acto celebrado en el rascacielos neoyorquino Empire State que se iluminó de verde en conmemoración del Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente.
Centro de Noticias ONU
 
 
 
UN chief warns oceans are 'under threat as never before'
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the first U.N. conference on oceans Monday with a warning that the seas are "under threat as never before," noting one recent study warns that discarded plastic garbage could outweigh fish by 2050 if nothing is done.
AP
 
Save our seas and oceans – PM opens World Oceans Conference
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama opened the UN Oceans Conference today is calling to act now to reverse the damage done to our seas.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
 
La ONU insta a conservar los océanos para evitar una catástrofe global a largo plazo
El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, alertó hoy sobre la amenaza que supone el deterioro de los océanos y urgió a "dejar a un lado el beneficio nacional a corto plazo para evitar una catástrofe global a largo plazo".
EFE Verde
 
Face au changement climatique, l’ONU veut inciter à la création d’aires marines protégées
Une synthèse d’études scientifiques, publiée le 5 juin, montre que ces aires protégées « peuvent contribuer à l’atténuation des bouleversements en cours ».
Le Monde
 
Bloomberg Delivers US Pledge to Continue Paris Climate Goals to UN
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg submitted a statement to the United Nations on Monday that over 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, universities and others will continue to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement abandoned by President Donald Trump last week.
Voice of America
 
California Gov. Brown says US will stay in climate fight
California Gov. Jerry Brown predicts that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord will prove temporary because of the urgency of the issue.
AP
 
Top U.S. diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy
David Rank, the chargé d'affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, has left the State Department over the Trump administration's decision to quit the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.
Reuters
 
EEUU: mil empresas, estados y ciudades denuncian "error" de Trump sobre el clima
Gobernadores, alcaldes, empresas y universidades denunciaron el lunes en una carta con más de mil firmas el "grave error" del presidente Donald Trump de retirarse del Acuerdo de París sobre el clima y prometieron a la ONU luchar para reducir sus emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero.
AFP
 
6 de cada 10 estadounidenses se oponen a la retirada del acuerdo climático de París
Seis de cada diez estadounidenses se oponen a la retirada de su país del Acuerdo climático de París que el presidente, Donald Trump, anunció la semana pasada, según una encuesta publicada este lunes por el Washington Post y ABC News.
EFE
 
Etats-Unis : le camp pro-climat s'organise
Etats, villes, entreprises et organisations font alliance pour compenser le retrait des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris sur le climat.
AFP
 
 
 
Bound by climate change
PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says New Yorkers are bound with Fijians in tackling climate change after the dual natural disasters of New York's Cyclone Sandy in 2012 and Fiji's Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016.
Fiji Times
 
California, China defy U.S. climate retreat with new cleantech tie-up
California said it will cooperate with China on clean technology, emissions trading and other "climate-positive" opportunities as it bids to fill the gap left after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord last week.
Reuters
 
California, China sign agreement on climate, cleantech
Partnership designed to drive innovation in carbon capture and storage, as well as advanced information technology to cut greenhouse gas emissions
Reuters
 
Norway’s $960bn fund wants banks to disclose carbon footprint of loans
Norway’s $960 billion sovereign wealth fund will ask the banks in which it has invested to disclose how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday.
Reuters
 
Coal to solar switch could save 52,000 US lives per year
Swapping out coal energy for solar would prevent 52,000 premature deaths in the United States every year, according to a new analysis from Michigan Technological University.
Daily Climate
 
UN official warns of costly effects of climate-change
Failure in the battle to restrain global climate change will entail more costly and devastating impact than any effort to transition off fossil fuels, the head of United Nations Environment Programme warned Sunday.
The Globe and Mail
 
The world's first commercial carbon-capture plant opens in Switzerland
A groundbreaking plant where carbon dioxide is sucked from the air before being resold has opened in Switzerland.
Dezeen
 
La primera planta comercial para la captura de CO2 es inaugurada en Suiza
La empresa Climeworks ha decidido luchar contra el efecto invernadero, inaugurando en Suiza la primera planta comercial del mundo para la captación de gases de invernadero, informa la revista Science.
Sin Embargo
 
La Suisse vient d'inaugurer la première usine au monde de capture de CO2
La première usine de capture de CO2 vient d'être installée à Zurich en Suisse. Une solution qui pourrait révolutionner la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique.
France 24
 
Trump abandons global climate pact; allies voice dismay
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from U.S. allies and business leaders.
Reuters
 
 
 
US withdrawal from Paris Agreement "deeply disappointing", says Bainimarama
"Deeply disappointing," is how the incoming President of COP23, Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, this morning responded to the decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Matangi Tonga Online
 
US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a 'major disappointment' – UN
The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General today said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security.
UN News Centre
 
UN to hold 2018 climate meeting in heavily polluted Katowice
The United Nations announced Thursday that it will hold its 2018 Climate Change Conference in Katowice, a Polish city in the heart of a coal-producing region that is one of the most polluted areas in all of Europe.
AP
 
Climate agenda is not just about global commitments, it directly impacts people's lives: Patricia Espinosa
The United Nations’ climate chief Patricia Espinosa is no stranger to challenges. As foreign minister of Mexico she presided over the 2010 UN climate change talks in Cancun, bringing countries back to table, rebuilding their confidence in the multilateral process after the failure in Copenhagen the year before.
Economic Times
 
Fiji’s COP 23 leader vows climate fight ‘far from over’
The head of upcoming UN climate talks vowed Friday that the fight against global warming would continue despite Washington’s “unfortunate” decision to abandon the Paris climate deal.
AFP
 
World leaders reaffirm fight against climate change after Trump quits Paris deal
Top European leaders pledged Thursday to keep fighting against global warming as President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord, but they rejected his suggestion that the deal could later be renegotiated.
France24
 
Trump retira a EE UU del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático
El presidente da un giro aislacionista y abandona la lucha contra uno de los desafíos más inquietantes de la humanidad.
El País
 
Climat : après l’annonce du retrait américain, une onde de choc et des questions
Le président Donald Trump a annoncé, jeudi, que son pays quittait l’accord de Paris signé en décembre 2015, mettant en danger notamment le financement prévu.
Le Monde
 
Comunicado de la CMNUCC sobre la decisión de Estados Unidos de retirarse del Acuerdo de París
La secretaría de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC) lamenta el anuncio hecho por el Presidente de Estados Unidos de que su gobierno se retirará del Acuerdo de París sobre el cambio climático.
ONU Cambio Climático
 
ONU considera la retirada de EEUU del Acuerdo de París una "gran decepción"
La ONU calificó hoy como una "gran decepción" la decisión de Estados Unidos de retirarse de los compromisos recogidos en el Acuerdo de París sobre el cambio climático.
EFE
 
 
 
Climat : la décision des Etats-Unis de se retirer de l'Accord de Paris est une « déception majeure », selon le chef de l'ONU
Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, António Guterres, estime que la décision des États-Unis de se retirer de l'Accord de Paris sur le changement climatique est une déception majeure pour les efforts mondiaux visant à réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre et à promouvoir la sécurité mondiale, a dit vendredi son porte-parole.
ONU
 
UE y China buscan dar señal de apoyo al Acuerdo de París tras retirada de EEUU en su cumbre de este viernes
La Unión Europea y China buscarán dar una señal de apoyo a la vigencia del Acuerdo de París en su cumbre de este viernes en Bruselas después de que el presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, haya anunciado la retirada de Estados Unidos del acuerdo y su objetivo de renegociar términos "más justos" para el país.
Europa Press
 
Climat: l'UE et la Chine déterminées à porter le flambeau après la décision de Trump
L'Union européenne et la Chine, réunies en sommet vendredi à Bruxelles, sont déterminées à porter le flambeau de la lutte contre le changement climatique, après le retrait des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris décidé par Donald Trump.
AFP
 
Alemania, Francia e Italia le responden a Trump: "El Acuerdo de París no puede renegociarse"
En una dura reacción las tres naciones europeas reaccionaron de manera conjunta a la idea del presidente de EEUU de negociar un nuevo pacto contra el cambio climático tras anunciar su retiro.
Univisión
 
EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal
China and the European Union will show unity in fighting global warming at a summit in Brussels on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from an international climate pact.
Reuters
 
Apple, Facebook among tech giants to reject Paris pullout
The heads of some of the largest and most influential American technology companies expressed their “deep disappointment” at Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord.
Guardian
 
Climat : les grands patrons américains choqués et déçus par la décision de Trump
De nombreux grands patrons américains ont exprimé leur déception après le retrait des États-Unis de l'accord de Paris sur le climat. Ils sont déterminés à poursuivre leurs efforts pour réduire les émissions de CO2.
Le Figaro
 
China is getting serious about fighting climate change at home. Abroad, its investments tell a different story
China has signed billions of dollars in agreements with Pakistan to help the country alleviate its chronic energy shortages, primarily by burning coal.
LA Times
 
Two more airports in Europe become carbon neutral
Gatwick Airport and Lyon-Saint Exupéry become the latest carbon neutral airports in Europe. There are now 27 carbon neutral airports in Europe, 4 in Asia and 1 in North America. The 27 carbon neutral airports in Europe welcome 18.9% of European air passenger traffic.
Travel Daily News
 
Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday
President Donald Trump said he would announce on Thursday his decision whether to keep the United States in a global pact to fight climate change, as a source close to the matter said he was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord.
Reuters
 
 
 
Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal as possible pullout looms
President Donald Trump will announce Thursday whether the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, as aides reportedly said a pullout is likely.
AFP
 
World Awaits Trump Decision on U.S. Future in Paris Accord
Momentous arguments inside the West Wing over the future of the Paris climate accord became a messy public spectacle on Wednesday, with some aides saying that President Trump had decided to abandon the landmark global warming agreement while others insisted that no decision had been made.
NY Times
 
Trump anuncia hoy la salida o permanencia de EEUU en el Acuerdo de París
El mandatario no detalló cuándo hará ese anuncio ni confirmó que vaya a abandonar el Acuerdo de París, como adelantan hoy algunos medios estadounidenses con base en fuentes oficiales anónimas conocedoras de la decisión de Trump.
EFE Verde
 
Climat : Donald Trump va trancher sur l’accord de Paris jeudi
Maintenant le suspense, le président des Etats-Unis a dit sur Twitter qu’il annoncerait sa décision jeudi soir. Selon plusieurs médias, un retrait américain de l’accord est probable.
Le Monde
 
EU and China strengthen climate ties to counter US retreat
Tighter alliance comes as US prepares to announce decision on Paris accord withdrawal
Financial Times
 
Europa y China reafirman su compromiso con el acuerdo de París
Bruselas no tiene aún confirmación oficial de la intención estadounidense de retirarse del Protocolo de París, el acuerdo global contra el cambio climático. Pero la UE reaccionó este miércoles a las noticias que llegaban desde Washington prometiendo que el acuerdo seguirá en pie y que Europa será el líder global que lo impulse.
Clarín
 
Climat : l'UE et la Chine serrent les rangs face à Trump
En pleine agitation médiatique due à la menace de plus en plus pressante que brandit Donald Trump de sortir de l'accord de Paris, Bruxelles et Pékin annoncent la publication d'une déclaration commune réaffirmant leurs engagements climatiques.
AFP
 
States, cities pledge action on climate even without Trump
If President Donald Trump withdraws support for the Paris climate change accord, will efforts in the U.S. to fight global warming dry up?
AP
 
Shareholders force ExxonMobil to come clean on cost of climate change
‘Historic’ vote by nearly two-thirds of shareholders will force annual ‘stress test’ to measure how regulation will affect assets
Guardian
 
Oil futures rise on U.S. stockpile draw, doubts over climate accord
Oil futures rose on Thursday from a three-week low touched the previous session, buoyed by expectations the United States could pull out of a global climate accord and by a report that showed U.S. crude stockpiles had fallen more than expected.
Reuters
 
 
 
Paris climate deal: EU and China rebuff Trump
Chinese and EU leaders are to agree a joint statement on the Paris climate agreement saying it is "an imperative more important than ever".
BBC
 
Governor Brown Looks Abroad For Climate Change Allies
Looking for allies in the fight against climate change, California Gov. Jerry Brown heads to China this week in a push to build foreign support for carbon-cutting efforts that have found resistance in Washington.
AP
 
Emissions Trading Scheme needs 'big changes'
New Zealand must make big changes to its Emissions Trading Scheme to even come close to meeting its Paris Agreement climate requirements, a consultants' report says.
Radio New Zealand
 
Climat: des artistes nagent dans un aquarium géant à Times Square
Des artistes en mouvement dans un aquarium géant: l'arrivée à Times Square de ce "happening" dédié au changement climatique tombe à pic, alors que les Américains attendent de savoir si Donald Trump va retirer ou non les Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris sur le climat.
AFP
 
UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it is "absolutely essential" that the world unite to combat the threat from climate change.
BBC
 
UN chief urges Trump to keep US in Paris climate accord
Guterres says withdrawal from 2015 agreement would harm American economy and security
Financial Times
 
L'action climatique est « une chance pour un avenir pacifique et durable », affirme le chef de l'ONU
Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, António Guterres, a lancé mardi un appel à l'action pour faire face au défi du changement climatique, soulignant que l'action pour le climat n'est pas seulement une nécessité mais une chance pour un avenir pacifique et durable.
Nations Unies
 
Amid U.S. doubt, U.N. chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'
Climate change is undeniable and it is "absolutely essential" the world fight the problem together, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres argued on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump considers pulling out of the Paris climate deal.
Reuters
 
Guterres asegura que el pacto del cambio climático sobrevivirá a la eventual salida de EEUU
Los miembros de las Naciones Unidas se mantienen a la espera de que el presidente Donald Trump aclare su posición sobre el acuerdo de París.
El País
 
Google, Apple y otras empresas que apoyan el Acuerdo de París, pese a Trump
La presión está al tope: el presidente Trump dice que decidirá esta semana si permanece en el acuerdo climático histórico de París. Si Trump sale del acuerdo, que ha sido firmado por 195 países, lo hará frente a la objeción de cientos de importantes negocios estadounidenses.
Expansión
 
 
 
We head Ocean Conference with full force
When Fiji takes centre stage next week at the United Nations (UN) Ocean Conference, it is going to be much more than having Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama co-presiding.
Fiji Sun Online
 
U.S. resists plan to link climate change, ocean health: U.N. co-chair
The United States is resisting plans to highlight how climate change is disrupting life in the oceans at a U.N. conference of almost 200 nations next week, Sweden's deputy prime minister, who will co-chair the talks, said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
Exxon Facing Off With Shareholders in Climate Showdown
Presiding over his first annual meeting since predecessor Rex Tillerson left to become U.S. secretary of state, Woods will be tested Wednesday on everything from climate change to his own paycheck.
Bloomberg
 
Trump isolated as world unites on Paris climate deal
President Donald Trump could announce he is pulling the US out of the Paris accord this week, but experts say nonetheless international commitment to the landmark climate deal signed in France in December 2015 remains strong.
France24
 
Trump signals he's ready to exit Paris climate accord, but decision not final
President Donald Trump has signaled he's ready to withdraw or dramatically alter the landmark Paris climate agreement ahead of an expected announcement this week, though he is still weighing a final decision amid new pressure from foreign governments, business leaders and members of his own party to remain committed to the carbon reduction pact.
CNN
 
'Green' mutual funds bounce back after Trump-induced retreat
After U.S. President Donald Trump's election last November, investors pulled nearly $68 million from so-called "green" mutual funds, reflecting fear that his pro-coal agenda would hurt renewable energy firms.
Reuters
 
Gujarat: Government constitutes panel to set up renewable projects at Kandla port, says Nitin Gadkari
The Centre has constituted a panel to explore setting up 200 MW solar and wind energy project on the land at Kandla port in Gujarat, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
Financial Express
 
Renewables grow to 17% of electricity mix as sector calls for certainty
Clean Energy Council report says while Australia is on track to deliver the 2020 renewable energy target, ‘clear policy direction and support is required beyond 2020’
Guardian
 
Climate change puts heritage sites in danger, says Grange
THE RECOGNITION of the threat posed to heritage sites in Jamaica has been brought into sharp focus, as the Government, in addition to various stakeholders, attempts to find more sustainable ways to combat climate change.
Jamaica Gleaner
 
For faith-based organizations, climate change is a natural fit
With scientists warning future typhoons will become even stronger in Asia due to global warming, it’s critical that families such as Ijan’s are better prepared to respond.
Devex
 
 
 
Retooling the emissions trading scheme to ‘decarbonise’ NZ
There are practical ways to change the NZ ETS so it delivers clear and predictable emission price signals. This would ensure that New Zealand’s emitters reduce their greenhouse gases more quickly than is currently happening.
Scoop
 
COMMENT: Saving the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol Energy Collective
 
Argentina: Advierten que el cambio climático agravará más las inundaciones en el país
Un estudio de investigadores del Conicet anticipa que las lluvias serán más intensas y las olas de calor, más largas; esos problemas se repetirán hasta fines de siglo.
La Nación
 
Expertos aseguran que está en marcha transición de México hacia energías renovables
Expertos reunidos en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) aseguraron que si bien no hay una sola fuente renovable que pueda competir con el petróleo, la transición del país hacia ese tipo de energías lleva una marcha ascendente.
Proceso
 
Climat : les villes pourraient gagner 8°C d'ici 2100
Le phénomène connu sous le nom d'«ilôts de chaleur urbains» pourrait avoir des conséquences bien plus graves que prévu.
AFP
 
Climat : un mix énergétique mondial encore trop carboné malgré le recul du charbon
Le bilan énergétique mondial 2016 publié ce mardi par le cabinet Enerdata montre qu’en dépit des progrès observés en Chine, la décarbonation des économies et en particulier de la production d’électricité demeure trop lente au regard des objectifs fixés par l’Accord de Paris.
La Tribune
 
Climate change could make cities 8C hotter – scientists
Under a dual onslaught of global warming and localised urban heating, some of the world’s cities may be as much as 8C (14.4F) warmer by 2100, researchers have warned.
AFP
 
Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord
The heat is on: President Trump says he will decide this week whether to stick with the landmark Paris climate accord.
CNN
 
Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts
Economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, say taxes of $100 per metric tonne could be needed by 2030
The Guardian
 
Steel CEOs say EU carbon reforms threaten jobs, investment
Steelmakers in Europe have written to EU leaders urging them not to burden the industry with extra carbon emissions costs they say would make them uncompetitive against foreign rivals and raise the risk of job losses and plant closures.
Reuters
 
 
 
Insomniac? Climate change could make that worse
The researchers said if climate change is not addressed, warmer temperatures could cause six additional nights of insufficient sleep per 100 individuals by 2050 and approximately 14 extra nights per 100 by 2099,.
Zee News
 
Morocco capitalises on early lead in renewables
Nation’s expertise in local solar and wind technology counts in sub-Saharan market
Financial Times
 
King Tides are just more evidence of climate change reality for Maui
The fact that the ocean is creeping up ever further on Maui and Hawaii shores is a reality anyone here can see.
Maut Time
 
GIS NEWS: Caribbean considers new climate change approaches
Recently, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland welcomed high commissioners and climate change innovators to a Commonwealth-facilitated conference in London, calling on all to work together on technologies and approaches that have the potential to reverse climate change.
St. Lucia News Online
 
Carbon cap rule in Washington state faces legal challenge
Even as the Trump administration seeks to roll back Obama-era rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, Washington state is forging ahead with its own rules to cap carbon pollution from big industrial facilities.
AP
 
Urban 'heat islands' seen doubling city costs for climate change
Heat trapped by dark-colored roads and buildings will more than double cities' costs for tackling global warming this century by driving up energy demand to keep citizens cool and by aggravating pollution, scientists said on Monday.
Reuters
 
Efecto “Islas de calor” duplicarán costos de ciudades para combatir cambio climático
El calor retenido por caminos y edificios de color oscuro duplicará con creces los costos de las ciudades para abordar el calentamiento global este siglo al elevar la demanda por energía para mantener frescos a los ciudadanos y agravar la polución, dijeron científicos este lunes 29 de mayo.
Panorama
 
Cañete considera que EEUU seguirá apostando por la eficiencia energética pese a las políticas de Trump
El comisario de Acción por el Clima y Energía de la Comisión Europea, Miguel Arias Cañete, ha considerado que Estados Unidos, a pesar de la posición del nuevo Gobierno de Donald Trump, seguirá aplicando políticas "ambiciosas" de renovables y eficiencia energética.
Europa Press
 
Repsol prevé reducir un 25 % sus emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero en 2020
Repsol prevé que sus emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero en 2020 sean un 25 % inferiores a las que tuvo en 2005, según ha informado la compañía, que desde ese año ha reducido en 4,3 millones de toneladas de CO2 anuales el impacto en emisiones de efecto invernadero de sus operaciones.
EFE Verde
 
Falta de sueño, efecto del cambio climático: estudio
El aumento de las temperaturas a consecuencia del cambio climático hace que las personas disminuyan el tiempo de sueño y por consiguiente se sientan cansadas e irritadas, reveló una investigación.
Milenio
 
 
 
Réchauffement climatique : près d'un tiers de la Grande barrière de corail détruite
La hausse des températures de l'eau en mars et avril, induite par le réchauffement climatique, a généré en 2016 le pire épisode de blanchissement de coraux jamais connu par le récif de 2.300 kilomètres.
AFP
 
Emission imminente d’obligations vertes souveraines au Nigeria
Le Nigeria devrait dans quelques semaines procéder au lancement des premières obligations vertes (green bonds) a affirmé Amina J. Mohammed, maintenant secrétaire générale adjointe aux Nations unies à Thomson Reuters. L’émission de ces obligations devrait générer environ $20 milliards de nairas (€56 millions) pour la première tranche. Cette somme sera utilisée pour financer les projets dans les énergies renouvelables, les transports et l’agriculture.
Commodafrica
 
G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues
Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
Reuters
 
Climate change agreement 'will survive' - Antonio Guterres
Speaking to the BBC, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who is also in Sicily for the meeting, said that the accord would survive regardless of Mr Trump's position.
BBC
 
Trump se desmarca del acuerdo del G7 sobre el cambio climático
Los miembros del G7 salvo Estados Unidos reiteraron hoy su compromiso de implantar «rápidamente» el Acuerdo del Clima de París y reconocieron que Washington aún no está en posición de sumarse a esta línea.
ABC
 
Au G7 en Sicile, Trump plus que jamais seul au monde sur le climat
Plus que jamais, Donald Trump s'est affiché contre le reste du monde sur la question cruciale du réchauffement climatique lors du sommet du G7 ce week-end en Sicile. Les dirigeants des sept grandes puissances mondiales ont reconnu ce samedi 27 mai à Taormina leur incapacité à convaincre sur le climat un président américain résolu jusqu'au bout à jouer sa propre partition.
Huffington Post
 
Osorio Chong clausura plataforma global sobre desastres naturales
Durante la clausura de la Plataforma Global para la Reducción de los Riegos de Desastre 2017, que se realizó en Cancún, Quintana Roo, el secretario de Gobernación, Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, llamó a representantes de más de 180 naciones a tender puentes, a abrir un diálogo mundial responsable más allá de ideologías para enfrentar de mejor manera los retos del cambio climático, y los desafíos sociales tales como la desigualdad y la migración.
Televisa
 
Island nation Kiribati says in dire need of cash to combat climate change
The Pacific island nation of Kiribati is in dire need of aid as drought pushes it closer to declaring a state of emergency and it struggles with rising seas and other effects of climate change which could cost "billions", said President Taneti Mamau.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
China may limit coverage of carbon market ahead of launch - researcher
China has already launched seven pilot regional trading schemes, and promised to roll out a nationwide market
Thomson Reuters Foundation News
 
EU-China Summit to Focus on Trade, Climate Change (video) Bloomberg
 
 
 
An insight into carbon tax in India
The public’s recognition of global warming has driven lawmakers around the world to negotiate greenhouse-gas reductions. Among the suggestions, carbon tax is more popular.
The Hans India
 
Wildfires on the rise due to drought and climate change
Fighting wildfires in America cost federal agencies almost $2 billion last year including more than half the budget of the U.S. Forest Service.
CBS
 
Artist makes work in reaction to climate change
Over the past century, man’s impact on the Earth’s makeup has become ever more pronounced. With rising levels of carbon emissions, as well as industrial pollution caused by the mismanagement of natural resources, we have arrived at a critical stage in the Anthropocene epoch where awareness to the issues is more salient than ever.
Times of Malta
 
El cambio climático obliga a los osos polares a cambiar focas por huevos
El deshielo complica la caza de mamíferos marinos, que están siendo sustituidos por ataques a nidos.
El País
 
Climat: un rapport plaide pour une forte hausse du prix du carbone
Un rapport de haut niveau publié lundi plaide pour une forte augmentation du prix de la tonne de CO2, qui devrait atteindre au moins 40 à 80 dollars en 2020, puis 50 à 100 dollars en 2030, afin de respecter l'objectif de limitation du réchauffement climatique.
AFP
 
Acciona se convierte en la primera empresa eléctrica en el mundo en ser neutra en carbono
José Manuel Entrecanales, presidente ejecutivo de Acciona, afirmó este miércoles en Barcelona que "un precio del carbono significativo es fundamental para conseguir una economía limpia".
Levante
 
Le Canada détaille son plan de lutte contre les émissions de gaz à effet de serre
Ottawa a annoncé une réglementation plus sévère pour limiter les rejets de méthane issus du secteur pétrolier et gazier, qui s’ajoute à une taxe carbone pour le CO2.
Le Monde
 
European Investment Bank Partners With Caribbean Development Bank For $110 Million In Financing
The European Investment Bank has partnered with the Caribbean Development Bank to sign a financing agreement for $110 million that will support climate change mitigation, adaptation, and resilience projects across the Caribbean.
Clean Technica
 
Fijians to engage in climate change activities
Minister for Local Government Parveen Kumar will reveal the climate change adaptation program in the next two weeks. - See more at: http://www.fbc.com.fj/fiji/51131/fijians-to-engage-in-climate-change-activities#sthash.IZ8Sol8Y.dpuf
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
 
Everything to know about this year’s G7 summit
In his last leg of a four-country trip, President Donald Trump is set to attend the annual G7 Summit held in the Italian town of Taormina, Sicily, on Friday and Saturday.
Newsweek
 
 
 
Barack Obama on food and climate change: ‘We can still act and it won’t be too late’
During the course of my presidency, I made climate change a top priority, because I believe that, for all the challenges that we face, this is the one that will define the contours of this century more dramatically perhaps than the others.
The Guardian
 
Climate change: 84% of Britons want Theresa May to have a word with Donald Trump
More than eight out of 10 British people want Theresa May should use her influence to persuade Donald Trump to keep the United States within the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a new poll.
Independent
 
Terrorismo, refugiados y cambio climático centran la agenda de la cumbre del G7 en Sicilia
Donald Trump, Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron y Paolo Gentiloni debutan en una cumbre de los países más industrializados del mundo, donde Angela Merkel y Shinzo Abe son los más veteranos.
El Mundo
 
Acuerdo de París, ante desafío de un G7 con Trump
¿Será la lucha contra el calentamiento global una prioridad en la cumbre del G7 en Taormina?
Milenio
 
Greenpeace y Oxfam piden al G7 acciones concretas sobre clima y hambre
Las ONG Greenpeace y Oxfam pidieron hoy a los líderes del G7, que se reúnen mañana y pasado en Taormina (sur de Italia), acciones concretas para avanzar en la lucha contra el cambio climático y contra el hambre en el mundo.
EFE Verde
 
España comienza la transición hacia un modelo bajo en carbono
El presidente del Gobierno, Mariano Rajoy, anunció ayer que su equipo va a activar los mecanismos necesarios para llevar a cabo la transición hacia un modelo de desarrollo bajo en carbono, en el que se ha comprometido a que habrá una apuesta firme por las energías renovables.
El Día
 
Increase in malaria cases linked to deforestation
Researchers have found a link between deforestation and increasing malaria rates across developing nations.
The Health Site
 
Community practices often relegate women's tenure rights solely to land access and use rather than full control over customarily governed land and natural resources
Mumbai, May 25 - Inadequate rights for indigenous and rural women are jeopardising forests and common lands across the globe as demand for land and resources grows, underlining the urgent need for legal reforms, researchers said on Thursday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
A New Power Plant Burns Fossil Fuels Without Any Carbon Emissions
Fossil fuel plants, particularly coal-fired and natural gas plants, still make up a majority of the world’s energy sources. As such, they remain the largest contributor of climate-warming greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, the most notable of these being carbon dioxide.
Malaysiandigest
 
Australian farmers adapt as changing climate impacts crops
Australian farmers have spent years battling droughts, with dry years becoming more common in the face of climate change.
ABC
 
 
 
New Approach Predicts Threats to Rainforests
With rain forests at risk the world over, a new collaboration is equipping conservationists with the tools to predict and plan for future forest loss.
University of Oxford
 
Tesco uses Honeywell refrigerant to reduce carbon emissions by up to 40 percent
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Tesco, one of the world’s largest supermarket chains, is converting more than 1,200 stores across the United Kingdom to Honeywell’s Solstice® N40 refrigerant in order to meet its carbon reduction commitments. The conversion will take place over the next three years, with the first 60 stores already converted.
International Supermarket News
 
U.S. must not abandon Paris climate deal, U.N. official says
CANCUN, Mexico - The United States must not backtrack on the Paris climate change agreement, as its participation sends a vital signal to other nations that the pact is critically needed, a top United Nations official said on Thursday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
2 Solar Power Records In 2 Days In India
Two marathon competitive auctions for a cumulative solar power capacity of 750 megawatts yielded new record-low solar tariff bids in India this month.
Clean Technica
 
Climate change action needed now ...here's why
On an individual level, this was not a matter of just adding a few ice cubes to your beverages or hydrating with more water; the impacts of this heat was a lot more serious for communities across the globe.
Trinidad Express
 
Global warming is not ‘leveling off’, so stop saying it is
Has the Earth already reached peak warming? Has climate change leveled off, leaving us to adjust to a new, warmer normal? Not according to satellite measurements, say the authors of a paper published yesterday in the journal Scientific Reports.
Popular Science
 
U.S. states taking up wind energy mantle
Gains in wind power in the United States are coming up from the state level, with California among the leaders, an industry report found.
Newsline
 
Laurence Tubiana : « L’Europe doit rendre l’accord de Paris sur le climat inéluctable »
Dans une tribune au « Monde », l’économiste, cheville ouvrière de la COP21, estime que l’UE peut offrir une véritable alternative à l’indécision de l’administration américaine.
Le Monde
 
Accord de Paris : les Américains soufflent le chaud et l’effroi
Les Etats-Unis, deuxième pollueur mondial, doivent décider après le sommet du G7 s’ils se désolidarisent du texte adopté lors de la COP 21. Deux courants s’affrontent dans l’entourage du Président.
Libération
 
Since 2005 the G7 has Recognized Threat of Climate Change
Since 2005, the Group of Seven (G7) countries have recognized the threat of climate change and the need for a global agreement to address the issue.
NRDC
 
 
 
Paris espère un "engagement ambitieux" sur le climat au G7
La France espère un engagement "ambitieux" en faveur de la lutte contre le changement climatique lors du sommet du G7 qui réunit vendredi et samedi en Sicile les sept pays les plus riches de la planète, dont les Etats-Unis qui ont menacé de sortir de l'accord de Paris âprement négocié en décembre 2015.
Reuters
 
UE tratará de sensibilizar a Trump sobre la lucha contra el cambio climático
La Unión Europea espera que la reunión este jueves entre el presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, y los representantes de las instituciones europeas sirva para construir "una relación de confianza" y para sensibilizar al mandatario de Estados Unidos sobre la lucha contra el cambio climático.
Terra
 
USD 110 million of new support for climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience projects across the Caribbean as EIB and CDB sign new financing agreement
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed a USD 110 million financing agreement to support investment projects in the Caribbean under CDB’s climate action policy
ReliefWeb
 
How clean are Australia’s ‘clean coal’ power stations?
How clean are Australia’s ‘clean coal’ power stations?
RENewEconomy
 
Para la OCDE invertir en cambio climático impulsará el crecimiento económico
La integración de medidas para hacer frente al cambio climático en la política económica tendrá un impacto positivo en el crecimiento económico a mediano y largo plazo, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.
ComunicaRSE
 
La ONU pide otorgar igual prioridad a gestión de riesgos y desastres
La vicesecretaria general de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), Amina J. Mohammed, destacó hoy la necesidad de dotar a la gestión de riesgos con la misma prioridad que el manejo de desastres.
La Vanguardia
 
España abre hoy el debate sobre su descarbonización
El debate sobre cómo lograr que España sea un país prácticamente neutro en emisiones a mediados de siglos, de manera que no se emita más CO2 del que pueden absorber los ecosistemas, arranca con un foro en el que la administración y la sociedad abordarán la regulación para alcanzar esta meta.
EFE Verde
 
Gobierno y empresas trabajarán en una plataforma de España contra el cambio climático
El Gobierno y las empresas están impulsando la creación de la plataforma española para la acción climática con el objetivo de acelerar la lucha contra el cambio climático, según ha explicado hoy la ministra de Agricultura, Pesca, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Isabel García Tejerina.
EFE Verde
 
Activated Carbon Market 2013 Research Methodology of Top Key Players & Forecast to 2029
The report provides a detailed analysis and forecast of the activated carbon market on a global as well as regional level. The demand forecast is given for the period ranging from 2013 to 2019, based on volume (kilo tons) as well as revenue (USD million).
MILTech
 
Eight in 10 people now see climate change as a “catastrophic risk” – survey
Are you willing to change your standard of living to contribute to a more resilient future? An increasing number of people who now recognise that climate change is a global catastrophic risk say yes.
Eco-business
 
 
 
Al Gore gets standing ovation for climate change doc at Cannes
Al Gore got partying out of the way early at the Cannes Film Festival — dancing with girlfriend Elizabeth Keadle at Vanity Fair/HBO’s bash — before he switched gears and screened his climate change movie “An Inconvenient Sequel” on Monday.
Pagesix
 
REDD+: Countries’ readiness under review
Nigeria’s national efforts towards Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) received a boost this week as its proponents intensified the initiative, enjoying the support of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).
The nation on line
 
Destruction and Deforestation of the Peruvian Amazon, Threats to Community Leaders
RSPO Ruling Condemns Plantaciones de Pucallpa for Its Destruction of Over 5000 Hectares of the Peruvian Amazon but Deforestation and Threats to Community Leaders Continue
Global Research
 
Comment: Carbon pricing is on the rise: How your business can benefit
What do HSBC, China, LafargeHolcim and California have in common? Despite the continuing debate in some corners about the ways and means of climate change, they are getting down to business — assigning a price to carbon pollution and then letting the market uncover profitable emissions reductions opportunities.
GreenBiz
 
Clean Development Mechanism Market: How It Is Since 2005 the G7 has Recognized Threat of Climate Change
Since 2005, the Group of Seven (G7) countries have recognized the threat of climate change and the need for a global agreement to address the issue.
MIL Tech
 
Beef ban can mitigate climate change: US researchers
Banning cow slaughter has become a major political and social issue in India but a study published by US researchers suggests this may indeed help mitigate global warming.
Financial Express
 
Goodbye smokestacks: Startup invents zero-emission fossil fuel power
Between the energy hub of Houston, Texas, and the Gulf Coast lies a sprawling petropolis: a sea of refineries and oil storage tanks, power lines, and smokestacks, all dedicated to converting fossil fuels into dollars.
Science Mag
 
Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sells out current allowances
The latest Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sold out of its current allowances, a stark improvement from the previous one in which only 18 per cent of its offerings sold.
Metro
 
More people heading to court to spur action on climate change, study finds
Governments around the world are increasingly being challenged in court to do more to combat the threat of climate change, with litigation ranging from a group’s attempt to stop an airport runway in Austria to a Pakistani farmer suing his government over its failure to adapt to rising temperatures, a new study has found.
The Guardian
 
Le changement climatique mange notre agriculture
En 2016, la valeur ajoutée agricole a baissé de presque 12 % en France. Ce sont les cultures de céréales qui ont été les plus touchées (mais pas les seules), la production baissant de plus de 25 % cette année-là. La France n’est pas le seul pays européen touché, puisque la Belgique, la Suède, les Pays-Bas ou encore le Royaume-Uni ont aussi connu une baisse importante des productions céréalières. Seule l’Espagne a tiré son épingle du jeu et compensé en partie la baisse de la production européenne (de l’ordre de 10 000 tonnes de céréales en moins en 2016, dont -18 000 en France) par une hausse de sa production de l’ordre de 4 000 tonnes.
Alternatives économiques
 
 
 
Une entreprise canadienne de technologies propres aidera le Chili à lutter contre les changements climatiques en réduisant les émissions de méthane provenant des sites d’enfouissement
Les changements climatiques constituent un problème mondial qui exige une solution mondiale, et le gouvernement du Canada s’est engagé à contribuer à la réduction des polluants nocifs pour le climat, au pays comme à l’étranger.
Environnement et Changement climatique Canada