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California lawmakers approve extension of climate change law
California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law - the most aggressive in the nation - by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.
California Passes Toughest Greenhouse Gas Emission Curbs
California is poised to make the nation’s strictest carbon emission controls even tougher, with a bill to cut greenhouse-gas discharges to 40 percent less than 1990 levels by 2030 now headed to Governor Jerry Brown.
Une oeuvre "à partir de l'énergie solaire" (Royal)
Daniel Buren, l'auteur des célèbres colonnes du Palais-Royal à Paris, va réaliser une oeuvre "à partir de l'énergie solaire" dans le cadre d'une "commande publique sur le climat", a annoncé aujourd'hui Ségolène Royal.
Le Figaro/AFP
COP22: Ségolène Royal et Mezouar appellent à une ratification rapide de l'Accord de Paris
La présidente de la COP 21, Ségolène Royal et le futur président de la COP 22 Salaheddine Mezouar ont appelé à la poursuite de la mobilisation internationale en faveur du climat par une ratification rapide de l'Accord de Paris.
130 investisseurs pesant 13 000 milliards $ d’actifs incitent le G20 à œuvrer pour le climat
Une incitation à accélérer les actions en faveur de la transition énergétique. Tel est le contenu de la lettre adressée aux leaders du G20 par 130 investisseurs internationaux représentant plus de 13 000 milliards $ d’actifs.
Agence Ecofin
Mexico’s largest solar energy project aims at sustainability
Mexico has set an ambitious goal of switching to clean energy by 2024. Sources like wind and solar are expected to make up more than one-third of the country’s electricity. And foreign companies are playing a role to help meet that goal.
Việt Nam commits to green growth
Urbanisation in Việt Nam reached 15 per cent growth – a double increase over past two decades, making a 75 per share of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it needs a big change in earning ‘green growth’ over the next period.
Viet Nam News
Cabinet gives nod for Climate Change Advisory Board
CABINET HAS given approval for the appointment of a Climate Change Advisory Board, following the two-year hiatus of the Climate Change Advisory Committee (CCAC), which it replaces.
Jamaica Gleaner
¿Crees que hace calor? Pues espera a ver lo que viene
Incendios, deshielo y empeoramiento de todo lo que permite la supervivencia. Los científicos que más saben de temperaturas nos pintan un futuro que recuerda a la saga de 'Mad Max'
El Confidencial
Adaptation takes centre stage as IPCC prepares 1.5C study
New report by world’s foremost authority on global warming likely to major on how countries can adjust to rising temperatures and weather extremes.
Climate Home
Apple becomes a green energy supplier
The words are stenciled on the front of the Apple Store, a glass box sandwiched between a nondescript Thai restaurant and a CVS pharmacy in downtown Palo Alto: “This store runs on 100 percent renewable energy.”
NY Times
Extreme weather killed millions of monarch butterflies
Extreme weather in Mexico this year has killed an estimated 7 percent of the monarch butterfly population. The long-term survival of the butterfly may be threatened.
Deutsche Welle
En desarrollo, lucha al cambio climático
Los gobiernos de México, Estados Unidos y Canadá anunciaron la adopción de medidas para combatir el cambio climático
El Economista
Big Island utility reaches cap on rooftop solar energy program
Hawaiian Electric Co.’s Big Island subsidiary has reached its cap on a rooftop solar energy program that was recently created by state regulators.
Pacific Business News
COP21, COP22 Presidents Call for Early Ratification of Paris Agreement
COP21 and COP22 Presidents, Ségolène Royal and Salaheddine Mezouar, called for continued international mobilization for climate through early ratification of the Paris Agreement.
Morocco World News
Investors urge G20 nations to ratify Paris climate deal this year
Investors managing more than $13 trillion of assets urged leaders of the Group of 20 on Wednesday to ratify a global climate deal by the end of 2016 and to step up efforts to shift from fossil fuels.
Morocco targets long term climate plans at COP22 talks
Minister tells Climate Home the 2016 UN climate meeting should focus on decarbonisation, finance and adaptation pathways
Climate Home
Investors controlling $13tn call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris climate agreement
Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks
Une délégation du pôle «Société civile» du comité de pilotage de la COP 22 à Nairobi
Une délégation du pôle «Société civile de la COP 22» composée de Merouane Touali et Saïd Chakri a eu une large concertation avec une trentaine d'ONG locales et tenu des rencontres avec des responsables des services des Affaires africaines et des grands groupes et parties prenantes au sein du Programme des Nations unies pour l'environnement (UNEP), dont le siège se trouve à Nairobi.
Le Matin
Nigeria Hails Morocco’s ‘Pioneering’ Experience in Fighting Climate Change
Nigeria hopes to benefit from the “pioneering” experience of Morocco in fighting climate change, said, Tuesday in Rabat, Nigerian Minister of the Environment, Amina Mohammed.
Morocco World News
El cambio climático destruye el 20% del cultivo anual de patata en Latinoamérica
El calentamiento global destruye entre el 10% y el 20% de la producción anual de patata en América Latina y se ha convertido en la principal amenaza que afronta este cultivo, por encima incluso de un agresivo hongo conocido como tizón tardío, según varios expertos en Panamá.
Bahamas takes number of Paris Agreement ratifications to 23
The Bahamas deposited its instruments of ratification for the global climate deal with the UN on August 22
China turns to free market in carbon trading to tame smog from fossil-fuel pollution
There are at least three good reasons why China is likely to succeed in starting the world’s biggest carbon-trading market when its efforts to limit pollution kick in next year.
South China Morning Post
Demand sags for California credits aimed at greenhouse gases
California’s latest carbon auction brought disappointing results Tuesday as litigation and lagging support by lawmakers weigh down the state’s landmark programs combating climate change.
The Seattle Times
China refiners, petrochemical companies to propose CO2 benchmarking plan
China's oil refining, petrochemical and chemical companies will propose a plan to benchmark their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as the first step toward setting up an emissions market for the sector, the group's industry association said on Tuesday.
El cambio climático y el aumento de la temperatura del mar detrás de las plagas de algas
Las algas se han convertido en un problema en las costas españolas, según señala un estudio de, soporte líder de información meteorológica, que ha analizado la invasión desmedida de estas plantas tanto acuáticas como marinas en la playas de España.
Changement climatique : L’accord sur la COP 21 approuvé par l’assemblée nationale
Hier, mardi 23 août 2016, l’Assemblée nationale du Mali a adopté le projet de loi autorisant la ratification de l’accord de Paris sur les changements climatiques.
A united Pacific voice
THE ratification of the Paris Agreement, and prioritising the implementation of key obligations under the Agreement, are two objectives that Pacific countries must continue to push for both within the region and internationally.
Fiji Times
Man-made “wind trees” will finally make it possible to power homes using turbines
Picture a steady breeze blowing through the leaves of a tree. Now imagine these leaves could do more than simply churn in the current of air—what if they could capture the wind and transform it into renewable energy?
It's hard to talk about climate change. This storytelling project wants to make it easier
If people are aware of climate change, why do so many seem to ignore discussions about the future? And how do you engage people in the conversation? That's what DearTomorrow, an online project founded in 2014, is tackling.
Global warming means smoggier autumns in U.S. Southeast
The drier, warmer autumn weather that’s becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in the Southeastern U.S. in the years ahead, according to a study published on Monday.
Climat : France et Maroc veulent hâter l'entrée en vigueur de l'Accord de Paris
La présidente de la COP, Ségolène Royal, a envoyé un signal en direction de la communauté internationale pour hâter l'entrée en vigueur de l'Accord de Paris, à l'occasion de son expédition en Arctique du 17 au 21 août, aux côtés de l'explorateur et médecin Jean-Louis Etienne et du naturaliste Gilles Boeuf, conseiller scientifique de la ministre de l'Environnement sur les enjeux du réchauffement climatique.
A lengthening crack is threatening to cause an Antarctic ice shelf to collapse
A large rift is widening across an increasingly fragile Antarctic ice shelf, scientists found. The crack is spreading across the Larsen C Ice Shelf at an increased rate, threatening to carve out an iceberg the size of Delaware while destabilizing a larger area of ice roughly the size of Scotland.
Yahoo! News
La formación de lagos azules en la Antártida alarma a los científicos
Un fenómeno similar está detrás del deshielo sin precedentes de Groenlandia
El País
Réchauffement climatique : un paquebot va pouvoir traverser l'Arctique
Avec la fonte des glaces, la traversée de l'Arctique n’est plus désormais le privilège des brise-glaces. Un phénomène qui pourrait annoncer le tourisme de masse au pôle nord.
China Turns to Free Markets to Tame Fossil-Fuel Pollution
There are at least three good reasons why China is likely to succeed in starting the world’s biggest carbon-trading market when its efforts to limit pollution kick in next year.
Furthering the region’s green agenda
In April, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a United Nations body, released its latest ‘Status of the Global Climate’ report, which detailed the string of climate and weather records that were broken in 2015 worldwide
Al Bawaba
Seven charts showing how countries’ carbon footprints compare
The UN’s climate body, which was responsible for the Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015, has long been collecting detailed data on greenhouse gas emissions.
Carbon Brief
America’s First Offshore Wind Farm May Power Up a New Industry
A just-completed project off the coast of Rhode Island, though relatively tiny, is at the forefront of a sea-based transition to renewable energy.
NY Times
Reporting : parution du décret concernant les données sur le climat et l’économie circulaire
Le décret concernant les informations environnementales relatives à l'économie circulaire, à l'impact sur le changement climatique et à la lutte contre le gaspillage alimentaire destinées à être publiée dans le reporting extra financier des entreprises de plus de 500 salariés ou de de 100 millions d’euros de chiffre d’affaires a été publié ce dimanche 21 août.
Mauritania se prepara para conectarse a la energía solar
Las obras del primer gran proyecto de energía solar en Mauritania marchan a buen ritmo. Así lo ha anunciado la entidad adjudicataria, Masdar, que tras haber informado sobre la finalización de la mitad de unas obras iniciadas en diciembre del 2015, ha indicado que espera que pronto este país del Magreb pueda contar con un complejo solar fotovoltaico de 15 MW y doblar así la aportación de las renovables hasta un 31,6 MW sobre el total de la red nacional.
Energiás Renovables
Uso de energías renovables incrementa 70 por ciento a nivel mundial
El porcentaje de electricidad que las 20 principales economías del mundo están generando a partir del sol y el viento ha aumentado en más de un 70 por ciento en cinco años, según las últimas cifras con respecto al tema.
El Economista
Protecting the environment in Senegal? There's an app for that
Hunched over her laptop, eyes locked on the screen, Marième Seye listens to the step-by-step instructions given by her teacher.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Changement climatique : la Norvège octroie 200 millions USD à la RDC
La RDC a reçu, lundi 22 août, au moins 200 millions de dollars américains du gouvernement de la Norvège.
Radio Okapi
Myanmar Coffee Will Hit Whole Foods As an Economic Opening Continues
Two shipments of coffee beans from Myanmar arrived in the United States this month, the first commercial-scale imports in over 15 years and the fruits of a U.S. government development program for farmers in the once-isolated southeast Asian economy.
Removal of trade barriers key to reaching global climate targets, says World Energy Council
As analysis suggests that the Paris Agreement could be ratified by the end of this year, a new report from the World Energy Council concludes that the energy objectives set at COP21 could be met if national Governments reduce barriers to trade and investment of environmental goods.
Climate change will mean the end of national parks as we know them
After a century of shooing away hunters, tending to trails and helping visitors enjoy the wonder of the natural world, the guardians of America’s most treasured places have been handed an almost unimaginable new job – slowing the all-out assault climate change is waging against national parks across the nation
LA Times
Ghana to get a $1.2bn ultra-modern ecotourism park in its capital city
Ghana has decided to convert one of its forest reserves – Achimota Forest – into a world-class recreational facility and a major tourism destination hub in West Africa at a cost of $1.2 billion.
The Africa Report
Lord Stern: On market failures, World Wars, and the 'only growth story on offer'
A decade on from the Stern Review its central arguments remain as influential ever, so is its author frustrated or excited by the progress the green economy has made in the intervening 10 years
Plans for IPCC's 1.5C special report start to take shape
Due in 2018, the report will set out the feasibility of limiting rise in temperatures to 1.5C as well as the enormous changes needed to achieve the target
Climat: Ségolène Royal insiste sur l'"urgence" à ratifier l'accord de Paris
"Certains pays ne savent même pas qu'il faut ratifier" l'accord de Paris sur le climat, s'est alarmée la ministre de l'Environnement au terme d'une visite dans l'Arctique.
BRICS nations urge international FIs to support sustainable development
Concluding a two-day discussion on sustainable development goals (SDGs) here on Sunday, the BRICS nations' women parliamentarian forum adopted the Jaipur Declaration.
Times of India
Rwanda: Green Fund supports climate change
Rwanda’s commitment to a green economy is growing stronger as the next intake for the country's Green Fund reaches its ninth year.
ESI Africa
Climate-smart beans offer hope to Uganda’s farmers
Drought and heat have hit Ugandan harvests, but new varieties of seeds and beans could help secure food supplies in vulnerable regions
Climate Home
El protagonismo de los municipios frente al cambio climático global
La ciudad fue sede de un taller regional. El objetivo fue promover una metodología común para el cálculo de la huella de carbono en cada localidad. Santa Fe presentó su propio diagnóstico y propuestas para mejorar la calidad del ambiente.
El Litoral
Obama destaca la protección de los parques ante cambio climático
El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, dijo hoy que con la amenaza del cambio climático la protección de los parques nacionales del país es más importante que nunca.
La Gran Época
English Village Becomes Climate Leader by Quietly Cleaning Up Its Own Patch
As climate science has become more accepted, and the effects of a warming planet are becoming increasingly clear, Ashton Hayes is a case study for the next phase of battling climate change: getting people to change their habits.
NY Times
Climat : comment inciter les entreprises à transformer leurs engagements en actes ?
Sept mois après l’adoption de l’Accord de Paris, la donne a-t-elle vraiment changé pour les entreprises ?
Cruel Summer: Floods, fires and heat
When it comes to our climate, everything is connected. And there has never been a year, and most especially a summer, that has so prominently and destructively showcased this.
Poverty, Drought and Felled Trees Imperil Malawi Water Supply
The practice of depleting the forest for precious fuel during hard times has been taking a toll at taps in the capital city, Lilongwe.
NY Times
Time for the Green Climate Fund to grow up fast, or it will die slow
Paris climate agreement set to become law this year
Fifty-seven countries accounting for 57.88% of global emissions have now indicated they will sign agreement before end of 2016
Climate Home
Etats-Unis : incendies et inondations relancent le débat sur le rôle du réchauffement climatique
83.000 personnes évacuées en Californie pour échapper au feu, 40.000 maisons affectées par des inondations en Louisiane. Face aux catastrophes naturelles exceptionnelles qui viennent de frapper les Etats-Unis, la communauté scientifique cherche les preuves menant au réchauffement climatique.
La Tribune
No habrá arroz para los camboyanos
Tras hacer frente a una larga sequía por los efectos del fenómeno 'El Niño', los granjeros de Camboya y otros países de la zona temen la llegada de La Niña y posibles inundaciones
El País
Richard Kinley salue les politiques nationales environnementales et énergétiques du Maroc
Le Secrétaire exécutif adjoint de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les Changements Climatiques (CCNUCC), Richard Kinley, a salué, jeudi à Rabat, les politiques nationales environnementales et énergétiques du Royaume.
Atlas Info
Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change
A Native American village in Alaska has voted to relocate its entire population of some 600 people due to the threat of rising seas, officials said on Thursday
Climate Central
La BEI organize une conference sur le climat á Rabat
Organisée par la Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) et l’Union pour la Méditerranée (UpM), la conférence MED de la BEI sur le climat aura lieu le 8 septembre à Rabat.
Les Eco
Vietnam may lose beaches to climate change: official
A Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism has voiced concern over the potential loss of natural resources and tourist attractions, beaches in particular, due to climate change in a conference to address the effect of climate change on Vietnamese tourism.
Les dommages des catastrophes météorologiques pourraient être financièrement irréversibles
Une étude met en lien les coûts des dégâts causés par les ouragans aux Etats-Unis avec la croissance économique du pays, montrant que si le réchauffement climatique n'est pas limité dans les années à venir, il ne sera économiquement plus possible d'y faire face.
Plan B for climate change: Tassie scientists looking at what to do if the worst happens
Fertilising the oceans, painting the deserts white or sending umbrellas into orbit are some of the real things being explored by scientists as a "plan B" for dealing with climate change.
Brexit Concerns Prompt Cut in BNEF’s Outlook for Carbon Prices
Uncertainty over Britain’s future participation in the European Union carbon market led Bloomberg New Energy Finance to cut its outlook for pollution prices by 14 percent following the decision by U.K. voters to leave the EU.
Un village thaïlandais utilise de la bouse de vache pour vivre de façon autonome
À Pa Deng, à 3 heures de Bangkok, un village d’une centaine d’âmes vit en dehors du réseau national d’électricité. Les habitants ont pris les choses en mains pour devenir totalement indépendant au point de vue énergétique.
Le Soir
BLOG: The Climate Post:Americans View of Climate Change Polarized; U.N. Targets May Be Tough to Achieve The Huffington Post
BLOG: Las plusmarcas de 2016 de las energías renovables
Este verano olímpico y justo antes de que se forme un nuevo gobierno sería bueno recordar algunas marcas que se han batido en el mundo en este 2016 sobre energías renovables.
20 minutos
COMMENT: Can a single region in Florida show the state how to adapt to climate change? The Conversation
INTERVIEW: 'Climate change is really about the wellbeing of people'
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Patricia Espinosa as the new Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in May this year.
UN News Centre
China to consider Paris climate deal this month
Reports indicate Beijing is pushing UN climate deal towards ratification, with 21 September UN climate meeting in New York possible date for announcement
Climate Home
Africa: Climate Change - COP22 to Meet Civil Society
The Conference of Parties (COP22) Civil Society Pole is expected to visit Rwanda and other 11 African countries with the goal of strengthening the mobilisation of non-state actors on the continent and encouraging their participation in the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, ahead of the meeting to be held in Marrakech, Morocco from November 7 t018.
The New Times
COP22 : Une réunion de travail maroco-émiratie à Rabat
Une réunion de travail maroco-émiratie, dédiée à l’examen des modalités de mise en œuvre du mémorandum d’entente entre les deux pays visant la réussite de la COP22, se tiendra jeudi à Rabat, selon le ministère chargé de l’Environnement.
La Nouvelle Tribune
Climat : à quelques mois de la COP22, les enjeux sont déjà nombreux
2016 devrait être l'année la plus chaude jamais enregistrée. À l'approche de la Conférence sur le climat qui se tiendra au Maroc en novembre, le temps presse.
Rabat accueillera la conférence MED de la BEI en septembre
Organisée sous le thème «L'action de la BEI en faveur du climat dans le bassin méditerranéen», cette conférence intervient dans le sillage de l'accord conclu à Paris en décembre dernier et à l'approche de la COP 22 qui se déroulera à Marrakech, précise la BEI dans un communiqué.
Le Matin
Rabat to Host a Conference on Climate Action in Mediterranean on Sept. 8
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Union for the Mediterranean will organize on September 8, 2016, in Rabat, a conference on climate action in the Mediterranean.
Morocco World News
After scorching heat, Earth likely to get respite in 2017
The Earth is likely to get relief in 2017 from record scorching temperatures that bolstered governments' resolve last year in reaching a deal to combat climate change, scientists said on Wednesday.
Colombia’s State-Sanctioned Voluntary Carbon Market To Begin Trading On Thursday
Nature-rich Colombia aims to accelerate its efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by encouraging the use of voluntary carbon markets to save endangered forests. Tomorrow, the country’s voluntary carbon exchange will execute its first transactions, with cap-and-trade possibly following down the road.
Ecosystem Marketplace
Développement durable: Le Maroc sur orbite
Du Club de Rome en 1968 au Sommet de la terre en 1992, il a fallu moins d’un quart de siècle pour que le développement durable soit installé comme concept.
Se desarrolló el Foro Internacional de Glaciares y Ecosistemas de Montaña en Huaraz
Más de 13 mil investigadores se reunieron en esta ciudad para analizar el estado de nuestras cordilleras y encontrar alternativas de solución al acelerado retroceso glaciar.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
It's the Dawn of the Community Solar Farm
A growing number of consumers are buying into community solar farms that allow renters and apartment dwellers to access renewable energy produced on neighborhood plots that can be small enough to host a little league baseball game. S
Environnement : Apple applaudit les efforts réalisés pour utiliser de l’énergie renouvelable
Apple mise beaucoup sur l’environnement et le prouve à nouveau aujourd’hui. Le fabricant a publié un communiqué dans lequel il fait part des efforts qui ont et qui sont réalisés en Chine pour avoir de l’énergie renouvelable afin de faire du bien à la planète.
México toma medidas para enfrentar eventos climáticos más severos
El país se comprometió ante Naciones Unidas a adoptar medidas de mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático
El País
Uruguay, referente en energías renovables
Gracias al crecimiento de las energías renovables la matriz energética alcanzó un nuevo récord el año pasado. Este crecimiento implica el trabajo de desarrolladores de parques de energía, pero también de profesionales en el área legal y contable.
El País
OPINION: The value of local lessons in tackling global killer diseases (by Michael Bloomberg) Financial Times
BLOG: China poised to lead on green finance at G-20 meeting  Financial Times
Earth's hottest month on record was July 2016: NASA
According to NASA, global average surface temperatures during July were 0.84 degrees Celsius, or 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit, above average. This beats all previous Julys, with July 2011 coming in second at 0.74 degrees Celsius above average.
World's hottest month shows challenges global warming will bring
July was hotter than any month globally since records began – but some areas, such as the Middle East, suffer more than others
Climat : juillet 2016 nouveau record
La série des mois records de chaleur planétaire s’est poursuivie en juillet. C’est ce qu’annonce l’équipe Nasa/Université Columbia de New York.
Le Monde
NZ to ratify Paris Agreement by end of year
New Zealand will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change by the end of the year, the government says.
Radio New Zealand
Vote of a lifetime: Alaskan town decides whether to stay or go in face of climate change
Shishmaref is a barrier island about 130 miles north of Nome on the Chukchi Sea. Rising seas and more ice-free months are causing erosion that is eating away at the island. Residents fear it will be completely submerged within decades
Pacific States Urged To Improve On Climate Schemes: Report
The report, launched by the World Bank, outlines how incorporating climate adaptation activities into infrastructure development could reduce potential damage in future years.
Asian Scientist Magazine
Second phase of world's biggest offshore windfarm gets go-ahead
Multibillion-pound Hornsea Project Two, 55 miles off Grimsby coast, would see 300 turbines span an area five times size of Hull
Grande-Bretagne: une ferme éolienne géante en mer a reçu le feu vert pour s'agrandir
Le gouvernement britannique a donné le feu vert à l'extension d'un projet de ferme éolienne au large des côtes anglaises. 300 turbines seraient installés, ce qui constituerait la plus grande ferme éolienne du monde.
Le Nouvelliste
Nigeria: Legislative Agenda for Climate Change
Stakeholders recently met in Abuja at a roundtable organised by the National Assembly Joint Committee on Climate Change to discuss feasible steps towards the implementation of the Paris Agreement, in order to mitigate against the effects of climate change in Nigeria.
This Day
Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program
The opinion of lawyers working for California’s lawmakers became clear in the spring. Without new laws, the state’s prominent cap-and-trade program would be dead after 2020.
Climate Central
Le plafonnement des GES en Alberta coûtera 250 G$, dit l'Institut Fraser
Alors que la province a annoncé vouloir réduire ses émissions de carbone dans les sables bitumineux d'ici 2020, un rapport de l'Institut Fraser estime que ce projet coûtera plus de 250 milliards de dollars en perte de revenus à l'économie nationale entre 2025 et 2040.
Alcaldes acuerdan abordar cambio climático en campañas electorales
La instancia que reúne a Alcaldes de todo el país, contó con la participación de los Alcaldes de 20 comunas que son miembros de la Red Chilena de Municipios ante el Cambio Climático.
Chile Corresponsables
Flood-prone Bangladesh plans to keep food safe in home silos
With millions of Bangladeshis hit by devastating monsoon floods in the past month, the government and aid agencies are helping them with emergency food and shelter, while working to improve protection against future disasters.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Estación en ALMA busca estudiar el cambio climático en la zona
Obtener una mejor caracterización del potencial solar del Norte Grande chileno, así como monitorear el cambio climático en la zona y en el hemisferio sur, son los principales objetivos de la nueva plataforma de investigación instalada junto al observatorio ALMA en la llanura de Chajnantor, a 5.200 metros de altura.
El Mercurio
COMMENT: Fixing a Major Flaw in Cap-And-Trade The Energy Collective
Ethiopia to chair influential ‘climate vulnerable’ group
Incoming CVF chair says group will be ‘visionary’ in efforts to generate political momentum on greenhouse gas emission cuts
Climate Home
Legarda on climate change: Don’t wait for Paris Agreement to take effect
Senate climate change committee head Loren Legarda reiterates the need to mitigate the effects of climate change, saying vulnerable countries should take action even before the Paris Agreement takes effect.
Marrakech to Reduce 60 Percent of Its Energy Costs
A Marrakech City Council statement announced an ambitious project to save 60 percent of the city’s energy cost.
Morocco World News
Marrakech : La ville réduit sa facture énergétique de... 60%
Le projet de rationalisation et d’amélioration de la qualité des services d’éclairage public permettra à Marrakech de combler le déficit et de réduire de 60% le coût énergétique.
Infomediaire Maroc
Maroc/COP22: Rabat en mode mobilisation du reste de l’Afrique
Depuis ce samedi 13 août, le pôle de la Société Civile du Comité de pilotage de la COP22 entreprend une série de rencontres avec des ONG, réseaux et coalitions dans divers pays du continent africain
Mexico announces launch of cap-and-trade pilot program
Mexico will launch a year-long simulation of a cap-and-trade program in November, Mexican officials said on Monday, in a test run for a national carbon market expected to launch in 2018.
Louisiana, "estado de catástrofe natural" por inundaciones
El presidente Barcak Obama decretó el "estado de catástrofe natural" en el estado de Louisiana en respuesta a las fuertes inundaciones que afectan ese estado del sur de Estados Unidos.
Melting glaciers pose threat beyond water scarcity: floods
The tropical glaciers of South America are dying from soot and rising temperatures, threatening water supplies to communities that have depended on them for centuries. But experts say that the slow process measured in inches of glacial retreat per year also can lead to a sudden, dramatic tragedy.
El cambio climático descongela un secreto de la Guerra Fría
La llamaban la ciudad bajo el hielo y así ha quedado, enterrada bajo la nieve, desde que en 1967 fue abandonada y parcialmente desmantelada
El Mundo
'The blob': how marine heatwaves are causing unprecedented climate chaos
Wide-scale disruption from warming oceans is increasing, but they could change our understanding of the climate
Veolia: «Polluer ne coûte rien, dépolluer coûte cher»
Pour Antoine Frérot, le président directeur général de Veolia Environnement, l’économie circulaire, recyclage et valorisation des déchets sont les principales armes pour affronter le dérèglement climatique.
Pacific islander dances to raise climate change awareness
A weightlifter who lost his family's house in a cyclone danced off stage at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday to raise awareness of the threat climate change poses to his remote Pacific nation
A partir de 2084, les JO d'été seront impossibles
D'ici 2084, le réchauffement climatique rendrait impossible la tenue des Jeux olympiques d'été dans la plupart des villes du monde.
Sputnik News
How Will Climate Change Affect Little Haiti?
Climate change will affect parts of Miami in very different ways, and Little Haiti's specific challenges range from lack of air conditioning as temperatures rise to increased gentrification as developers flock to one of the highest geographical areas of Miami-Dade County.
Miami New Times
BLOG: There has never been a better time to invest in climate action BusinessGreen
Climate urgency: we've locked in more global warming than people realize  Guardian
Renewables jump 70 per cent in shift away from fossil fuels
The share of electricity that the world’s 20 major economies are generating from the sun and the wind has jumped by more than 70 per cent in the space of five years, new figures show.
Financial Times
China to use tougher environmental standards to tackle capacity glut
China will use the stricter enforcement of environmental, safety and energy efficiency standards as well as tougher credit controls to help fight against overcapacity in key industrial sectors, the government said.
Obama to roll out new climate change measures
President Obama's administration has unfinished business fighting climate change, which the president called "one of the most urgent challenges for our time."
The Hill
China Proposing California-Like Mandates for Electric Cars
China will consider mandates that carmakers produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers, potentially emulating California’s system and transitioning from a subsidy-driven approach to catalyzing cleaner cars.
Disney carbon deal sets stage for more partnerships
Cambodia's first large-scale private-sector sale of carbon credits was finalised yesterday, with conservationists predicting that it could pave the way for more public-private partnerships, making millions of dollars of funding available for local carbon-based initiatives.
The Phnom Penh Post
Rising heat may put some cities off-limits to Olympics
An ongoing study suggests that rising heat and humidity due to climate change may put most cities around the world off-limits for summer Olympics.
New Zealand study reveal changes to earth's ecosystems
New Zealand scientists have developed a new system to map the world's vegetation, which might help track the progress of climate change in future, University of Otago researchers said on Monday.
Mali : Adaptation durable des communautés aux effets des changements climatiques
Après le succès de son précédent programme sur l’adaptation aux changements climatiques en 2009, le Reso Climat Mali vient de lancer un nouveau programme dénommé «Initiatives Locales d’Adaptation Durable aux Changements Climatiques (PIL-ADCC)».
Obama promete nuevas acciones para afrontar cambio climático
"En las próximas semanas y meses, publicaremos una segunda ronda de estándares para el uso más eficientes de los combustibles para vehículos pesados", informó el mandatario
Bangladesh repara sus muros costeros a contrarreloj para protegerse del cambio climático
Los diques construidos hace 50 años están deteriorados y no pueden hacer frente al castigo de ciclones y al ascenso del nivel de las aguas
La Vanguardia
Primera licitación de energías renovables
Empresas, bancos y Estado esperan la esperan optimistas a esta licitación que forma parte del Programa RenovAR que prevé el desarrollo de fuentes renovables por mil megavatios para reemplazar combustible fósil.
La Jornada
Climate change key focus of Forum ministers meeting
The foreign ministers of the Pacific Islands Forum countries met in Fiji this afternoon, where climate change was a key focus.
Radio New Zealand
Pacific states urged to do better on climate schemes
The Pacific small island developing states (SIDS) need to do a better job of incorporating climate and disaster risk management into their planning and development, says a new report.
Le Maroc dans le top 5 africain des énergies
Le Maroc est cité avec quatre autres pays (Le Nigeria, la Côte d’Ivoire, le Kenya, et l’Afrique du Sud) comme acteurs prometteurs dans le secteur des énergies pour la période 2016-2020.
Agriculture and overuse greater threats to wildlife than climate change – study
Efforts to address climate change must not overshadow more immediate priorities for the survival of the world’s flora and fauna, say researchers
Brazil senate approves Paris climate deal
Olympic hosts take major step towards formal support of new UN climate deal, with announcement likely in September
Climate Home
Senado brasileño aprueba el Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático
El Senado brasileño aprobó este jueves la adhesión del país suramericano al Acuerdo de París bajo la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (UNFCCC)
UN chief enlists Hollywood star power to end poverty
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Hollywood to enlist its star power in the United Nation's ambitious campaign to end poverty, tackle climate change and promote a fairer more humane world — and he got an enthusiastic response from stars and top executives.
La ONU recluta a estrellas de Hollywood
El secretario general de la ONU Ban Ki-moon viajó a Hollywood en busca de estrellas para una ambiciosa campaña para acabar con la pobreza, enfrentar el cambio climático y promover un mundo más justo y compasivo, y obtuvo una respuesta entusiasta de artistas y altos ejecutivos.
Diario Uno
Hawái: un paraíso natural en la primera línea de batalla ante el cambio climático
Honolulu, en Hawái (Estados Unidos), albergará el Congreso de 2016 de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), después de haber recibido un fuerte respaldo del Presidente de Estados Unidos, Barak Obama, su gabinete, y el Estado de Hawái.
ABC España
1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry
The nation's first offshore wind farm is set to open off the coast of Rhode Island this fall, ushering in a new era in the U.S. for the industry.
New fund aims to fuel growth in market for clean cookstoves
A new $4 million fund aims to speed up the development of supply chains for less polluting cookstoves in poor communities, by lending to businesses that would otherwise struggle to finance their growth, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves said.
Climate change doco highlights Tokelau as world leader in ‘solar revolution’
The Solar Nation of Tokelau, directed by Ulli Weissbach, puts the idyllic New Zealand dependency of Tokelau in the Pacific in the spotlight as the first territory to be free of CO2 emissions.
AsiaPacific Report
Cameroon, Iran, Ukraine: unlikely climate leaders
Pace of formal support for UN climate pact is accelerating, with India, Russia, Japan, Saudi Arabia and New Zealand also poised to back deal in 2016
Climate Home
Un Fonds National Climat pour le Sénégal
Le Sénégal va bientôt mettre en place un Fonds national climat dont l’objectif premier est de mobiliser et d’investir 100 millions de dollars américains, soit 59,200 milliards de FCfa, par an pour lutter contre les effets des changements climatiques et promouvoir le développement durable, a annoncé, hier, le directeur de cabinet du ministre de l’Environnement et du Développement durable, Souleymane Diallo, au cours d’un atelier de partage d’une étude sur la faisabilité des mécanismes de financement innovants dans le secteur de l’environnement.
La fonte des glaces pourrait libérer des déchets radioactifs au Groenland
Des déchets toxiques ont été abandonnés en 1967 sur une base militaire américaine au Groenland. Selon une étude, le réchauffement climatique pourrait les libérer.
ADB Sells $1.3 Billion in Global Green Bonds to Spur Climate Financing
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $1.3 billion to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of dual-tranche 3-year and 10-year green bonds, following its inaugural green bond issue in 2015.
Business Standard
Climate scientists make a bold prediction about sea level rise
One of the great things about science is that it allows you to make predictions. Three top climate scientists just made a very bold prediction regarding sea level rise; we should know in a few years if they are correct.
Sydney Opera House targets 'carbon neutral' status by 2023
Sydney Opera House has put environmental and sustainability targets centre stage as part of a new roadmap towards achieving certified 'carbon neutral' status by 2023.
Exclusive: Why These Cities Are Leading on Clean Energy
Cities large and small are leading the charge on the country’s transition to clean energy, driven by concerns that range from air pollution to the need to create jobs, according to a new report from the Sierra Club.
Communication : La COP 22 cartonne
La fan‐page officielle de l’événement compte plus de 24.000 fans. Son site internet enregistre pour sa part une moyenne de 1. 000 visites par jour.
Les Eco
Evénement: La COP22 s’empare des réseaux sociaux
L’événement phare au sujet de l’environnement s’empare de toutes les attentions. C’est grâce à son déploiement sur les réseaux sociaux que la COP 22 gagne en popularité.
Le Maroc, nouvelle destination du tourisme vert sur TF1
Le Maroc constitue une nouvelle destination du tourisme vert, souligne la chaîne française TF1 dans un reportage diffusé mardi dans son journal du soir.
Le 360
Zimbabweans spot green gold in bamboo that spares forests
Lush tracts of bamboo spread across southeastern Chipinge district, where the tall plant is increasingly regarded as green gold by villagers. They are harvesting it commercially while helping preserve Zimbabwe's fast-dwindling forests.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Are carbon market-financed cookstoves really “clean”?
The first cookstove project in India approved for carbon credits by the Clean Development Mechanism failed to deliver, study shows
Climate Home
Volcanic eruptions can 'mask the true effects of climate change'
Experts from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have discovered that the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines could have masked the true reading, and this could have dire consequences for the future.
Así afecta al Ártico ruso el cambio climático
Las costas de la isla Vize en el mar de Kara (el Ártico ruso) se están erosionando a un ritmo sin precedentes debido al cambio climático, informó en un comunicado la oficina rusa del Fondo Mundial para la Naturaleza (WWF por sus siglas en inglés).
Sputnik News
El cambio climático afecta a la calidad del plancton que comen los peces
El aumento de la temperatura y la acidificación de los océanos debido al calentamiento global afectan a la composición de ácidos grasos de crustáceos planctónicos, lo que conlleva una menor calidad de los alimentos de algunos peces.
La Informacion
Microfinancement des capacités d’adaptation aux changements climatiques (Par Mark Malloch Brown)  L'Economiste
81 bln USD mobilized to tackle climate change in 2015: report
The world's six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) have mobilized 81 billion U.S. dollars for climate finance in 2015, according to a joint MDB report released by the European Investment Bank (EIB) on Tuesday.
Bancos entregaron $81.000 millones en 2015 para cambio climático
Los grandes bancos multilaterales se han comprometido a elevar la cifra anual hasta $100.000 millones para el año 2020.
Afrique: les investisseurs internationaux tablent sur l'énergie renouvelable
Les investisseurs internationaux considèrent le secteur de l'énergie renouvelable comme le plus prometteur en Afrique à l'horizon 2020 et sont prêts à y renforcer leurs participations, selon une enquête diffusée mardi par Havas Horizons.
Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar speech spiked climate change searches and discussions on social media, study finds
Google searches for 'climate change' were up 261 per cent compared to the day before DiCaprio's speech
10,000 Police Officers To Secure COP22 in Marrakech
The General Director of National Security (DGSN) announced that 10,000 police officers will be on duty during COP22 to ensure the security of the event.
Morocco World News
In Uganda, Solar Power Plant Amid African Bush Inspires Hope

In this electricity-starved rural part of Uganda, men ride bicycles several kilometers to the nearest market town simply to charge their phones.
Voice of America
UNIC Lagos, movie icons partner for climate change
With climatic change across the globe, the movie industry has added its voice to the global environmental campaigns.
The Nation
Ancient ice reveals vital clues about Earth's past climate
Inside a huge walk-in freezer in suburban Denver, a college student in a thick parka shoots a jolt of electricity through a yard-long column of ice extracted from Antarctica.
El mercado de carbono: créditos contra el cambio climático
Catfish spawn climate solution for Kenya's dryland farmers
Farmers in Kenya's eastern and northern drylands have found a way to stay afloat as water becomes scarcer: cultivating catfish.
Energías Renovables crecen en Costa Rica
La producción de energía eléctrica en Costa Rica por medio de fuentes renovables llegó al 96,36% de la generación total en el primer semestre del año, informó el gobierno nacional.
ACR Latino America
Les JO de Rio et la promotion du développement durable
Les Jeux olympiques ne concernent pas tant les pays-hôtes que les villes-hôtes, remarquent Anne Hidalgo et Eduardo Paes. Pour les maires respectifs de Paris et Rio de Janeiro, ils sont l'occasion pour des villes-monde de lutter contre le changement climatique.
Le Figaro
U.N. chief urges large nations to ratify Paris climate accord
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Argentina and other large nations to ratify the Paris climate accord at a Buenos Aires conference on Monday, and Argentina's foreign minister said she hoped the country would do so by the end of the year.
Paris Agreement nears critical threshold for 2016 adoption, analysis finds
The Paris Agreement is likely to enter into force this year as it nears a critical threshold of pledges, according to new analysis from the Marshall Islands government.
Inclusión mujeres, cambio climático y ONU más eficaz, retos para Ban Ki-moon
El secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, de visita oficial en Argentina, señaló hoy como principales focos de trabajo profundizar la inclusión de las mujeres, el cambio climático y lograr una ONU más eficaz.
El Diario
Pour Ségolène Royal, la COP de novembre à Marrakech doit être « africaine »
Cette COP22, en novembre prochain à Marrakech, où elle passera au Maroc le relais de la présidence de la conférence sur le climat, Ségolène Royal veut qu’elle soit une « COP Africaine ».
Enérgie Renouvables Afrique
Dérèglement climatique : Anne Hidalgo élue à la tête du réseau de villes mondiales C40
La maire (PS) de Paris, Anne Hidalgo, a été élue lundi 8 août à Rio présidente du Cities 40 (C40), le plus grand réseau de villes mondiales, dont l’objectif est de lutter contre le dérèglement climatique
Le Monde
Study links global warming to rise in waterborne illnesses
Rising global temperatures are clearly linked to increasing waterborne food poisoning, particularly from eating raw oysters, along with other nasty infections, a new study shows.
Paris met le Cap sur la COP22
Une manifestation consacrée à la conférence des Nations unies sur le climat (COP 22), prévue en novembre à Marrakech, sera organisée prochainement à Paris sous le thème «Cap sur la COP22 !», apprend-on lundi auprès des organisateurs.
Le Matin
“Los países ricos deben decir cuánto aportan contra el cambio climático”
Philippe Lacoste, integrante del equipo negociador que lideró las conversaciones de la Cumbre del Clima de París, cree que los países del sur tienen buenos proyectos, pero necesitan apoyo
El País
Climate changes affecting Maldives coral reefs getting bleached due to warmer sea temperature
After the Great Barrier reef, Maldives is the new victim of climate change. About 60% of the once-pristine coral reefs of the Maldives have been bleached and in some area this figures reaches to 90%.
India Live Today
China's coal use may have peaked in 2013-2014
A recent study shows that China's coal consumption may have peaked already - years earlier than expected.
China Radio International
Enjoy it while you can: Climate change is already hitting the Olympics hard
Sewage water isn’t the only thing competitors may be worrying about at the Rio Olympics: Hot temperatures and air pollution are already interfering with athletic performance.
US tribes work with scientists against climate change
Combining science and indigenous knowledge, this US research group seeks new ways to adapt to climate change.
Even Before The Paris Agreement Takes Effect, Hundreds Of Corporates Are Voluntarily Offsetting Emissions
The Paris Climate Agreement won’t take effect until next year at the earliest, but thousands of companies are already restructuring their businesses to reduce emissions, while hundreds of them are using voluntary carbon offsets to drive emissions down even further.
Ecosystem Marketplace
Community-Owned Energy Projects Target Climate Change in Rural Aus
Rural Australia is hit hardest by climate change but there is a rise in community-owned energy projects which offer “unprecedented opportunities”, according to the Climate Council.
Pro Bono Australia
Aviation Industry Needs to Green Operations - ICAO Environmental Report
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has warned that the aviation industry needs to prepare for severe disruptions as a result of climate change and that it needs to make full use of clean technology and policy tools in order to reduce its carbon footprint.
OP-ED: Many Countries Will Need Help Adapting to Climate Change NY Times
The Rio Opening Ceremony Put Climate Change Front And Center
The Opening Ceremony at the Rio Olympics Friday evening was filled with celebrations of Brazilian culture and unity. But for a few brief moments, the message was polarizing and crystal clear: The world must do whatever it can to stop climate change.
Huffington Post
Climat : l'accord de Paris pourrait s'appliquer dès cette année
Les deux seuils de déclenchement de l'accord international sont en passe d'être atteints.
Les Echos
Paris climate deal on cusp of entering into force this year
The Paris climate deal is a hair’s breadth away from meeting the criteria to enter into force in 2016.
Climate Home
Affordable Solar Schemes Light Way to Energy for All in Zimbabwe
Innovative ways to pay for solar power systems could make clean energy affordable for many of Zimbabwe's 1.5 million households that lack electricity, campaigners say
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Carbon Markets See Positive Signal In New US Climate Guidance, But No Game Change
Earlier this week, the US Executive Office issued final guidance instructing all federal agencies to fully consider global warming and its impacts when making decisions and implementing activities. The guidance’s clear mention of land-based mitigation measures leads some practitioners to see market opportunity.
Ecosystem Marketplace
Sols, forêts, poissons... A partir de lundi, l’humanité vivra à crédit
La journée mondiale du « dépassement » ne se célèbre pas, elle résonne comme un cri d’alerte. A partir du lundi 8 août, l’humanité va vivre à crédit, puisant au-delà de ce que la planète peut lui procurer comme ressources naturelles en une année
Le Monde
'Climate change can destroy world heritage sites'
It's not just the marauding Islamic State which poses a great threat to the heritage sites like Palmyra, but climate change too can wreak havoc in cities like Venice, says Mechtild Rossler, Director of the Unesco World Heritage Centre.
El cambio climático afecta pesca nicaragüense
El cambio climático ha causado estragos no solo en las cosechas de granos básicos, sino que también en el sector pesquero. Este sector en Nicaragua mantiene la tendencia de exportaciones en negativo hasta el 31 de julio, según lo indican los datos del Centro de Trámites de las Exportaciones (Cetrex)
Se fortalece la cooperación para mitigar el cambio climático
Representantes de más de 20 países se comprometieron a establecer Red de Cambio Climático, durante una reunión celebrada en Panamá
La Estrella de Panamá
Climate change threatens nation’s agriculture
Travel to anywhere in Japan today and one of the first things you’re likely to see, especially in rural areas seeking more tourists, are stores and farmers’ markets selling local agricultural products based on a locally “famous” fruit or vegetable.
Japan Times
Olympic Records Won’t Come Easy in Rio Because of Climate Change
Athletes at the Olympic Games may struggle to break world records as they compete with Brazil’s rising temperatures caused by climate change.
OPINION: Espectáculo en Maracaná El País
City-level climate disclosure increases by 70% in wake of Paris talks
A record 533 of cities, representing 621 million citizens, across the globe are now measuring environmental data and disclosing climate action plans, a new update from CDP has revealed
Global warming could "unfreeze" waste buried in old Greenland military base
Global warming is slowly thawing out a once top-secret subterranean U.S. nuclear base in northern Greenland, potentially exposing the environment to radioactive coolant, PCBs, and raw sewage that the military originally believed would stay entombed for millennia.
USA Today
Comment le Maroc passe au vert : green business au Maroc : "c'est le secteur privé qui vient investir" selon Said Mouline
Energies renouvelables, cleantechs, recyclage de l’eau ou des déchets… le Maroc s’éveille aux enjeux environnementaux. A l’approche de la COP22, la grande conférence sur le climat qui débute le 7 novembre à Marrakech L’Usine Nouvelle explore les nouvelles facettes et initiatives de ce nouveau Maroc "vert".
L'Usine Nouvelle
Des invités VIP de l’écologie seront présents à la COP22
A l’occasion de la 22e Conférence sur le climat qui se tiendra en novembre prochain à Marrakech, des figures mondiales de l’environnement ont été invitées
El cambio climático provocará que aparezcan enfermedades infecciosas que se encontraban bajo el hielo
Según Greenpeace, enfermedades como el brote de 'antrax' que se produjo en la región de Siberia pueden aparecer por el aumento de las temperaturas al estar enterradas bajo los terrenos de congelación perpetua.
Farmers failing to take advantage of carbon credits
Carbon credits for forestry are too complicated for most farmers to take advantage of, according to former NZ Farm Forestry Association president and South Canterbury farmer Ian Jackson.
Paris: les instruments de ratification du Cameroun déposés
Le Cameroun a déposé le 29 juillet 2016, auprès des autorités compétentes des Nations Unies à New York, ses instruments de ratification de l’Accord de paris sur les changements climatiques
Journal du Cameroun
Abu Dhabi project uses sand to store solar power
Researchers in Abu Dhabi are testing a pilot device that can store solar energy in sand to improve the efficiency of power plants and provide energy at night.
Mali's banks woo clients with hire-purchase solar power kits
Residents of Mali's capital, Bamako, and surrounding areas will find it easier to switch on power in their homes thanks to local banks that have begun offering credit to buy solar energy equipment.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
How climate change fuels conflict
With temperatures soaring and drought increasing, many in Africa are losing their livelihoods.
Deutsche Welle
Scorsese y DiCaprio producen un documental sobre la amenaza del cambio climático
La amenazas del cambio climático y la búsqueda de soluciones protagonizan el documental producido por Martin Scorsese y Leonardo DiCaprio, entre otros, con testimonios de Barack Obama, Bill Clinton o Ban Ki-moon, y que estrenará National Geographic en los cines en otoño y luego en televisión.
OPINION: China’s carbon market: Shaping climate policy cooperation for the next decade ICTSD
Cities rush to measure climate footprint after Paris deal
The number of cities reporting on their efforts to tackle global warming has risen 70 percent to 533 around the world since the adoption of the Paris climate change agreement in 2015, the group collecting the data said.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
2015, année la plus chaude depuis 1960 au Maroc
Sur la planète, l'année 2015 a été la plus chaude de l'époque moderne depuis que les données météorologiques ont commencé à être enregistrées en 1880. Et le Maroc n'a pas échappé à cette hausse des températures.
HuffPost Maroc
Govt sets up panels to help meet Paris climate change pact targets
The Union environment, forests and climate change ministry has set up five inter-ministerial groups that shall project the changes in schemes, programmes and laws required for India to achieve its greenhouse gas emission intensity reduction targets under the Paris Agreement
Business Standard
Agriculture in 115 Indian districts most at risk from climate change
As floods ravage eastern and northern India, agriculture in 115 districts across 15 states is "highly vulnerable" to climate change, according to a study published in the Indian Academy of Science journal Current Science
Economic Times
Australia orders climate change U-turn at peak science body
Australia's re-elected conservative government has announced a U-turn in its climate change policy, reinstating climate science as the bedrock of its peak science body just months after slashing its funding and axing hundreds of jobs.
From heat domes to rain bombs, climate change is changing how we talk about weather
Let’s face it: We actually like talking about the weather. Whether we’re languishing in record-breaking heat or bundling up to face a cold snap, we bond over whatever misery the skies throw at us. And the list of meteorological marvels we encounter just keeps on growing.
Climate change set to increase turbulence and make it difficult for flights to take off, UN warns
Climate change will have “severe consequences” for planes trying to take off and increase the chance of in-flight turbulence, icing up incidents and engine-threatening dust storms – but there is no reason to “panic” just now, the United Nations’ air travel agency has said.
Dérèglement du climat : un nouveau palier en 2015
Les objectifs de l'Accord de Paris seront difficiles à tenir sans efforts supplémentaires des 195 états signataires.
Les Echos
Los peces enfrentan el cambio climático fingiendo que siempre es de noche
De esta forma se adaptan a la acidificación del agua. Científicos descubrieron que, incluso, están logrando modificar los genes de sus crías para adaptarse a la situación.
El Universal
Climat : le recul et la fonte des glaciers s'accélèrent
En France, une des conséquences du réchauffement climatique est le recul incessant des glaciers. Exemple dans le massif du mont Blanc.
Honolulu pursues new renewable energy project
Environmental groups are praising Honolulu's efforts to turn a byproduct from its wastewater treatment plant into renewable energy.
Desaparición del lago Poopó: culpa del hombre y del cambio climático
El lago se ha evaporado y junto a él todo un intrincado sistema ecológico que si no es posible jamás volverá a ser lo que fue.
La Gran Época
Reinventing French fizz in face of climate change
France’s Champagne country has little to celebrate as global warming threatens to wreak havoc on production, forcing winegrowers to take a sober look at their future.
El cambio climático eleva el riesgo de guerras, alertan investigadores
Los fenómenos ambientales tienen un potencial de perturbación que parece concretarse de manera particularmente trágica en sociedades con fuerte división étnica, señala coautor del estudio
Periódico La Jornada
Clean Power Plan - Calif. issues first-in-U.S. compliance plan
California's landmark cap-and-trade program for carbon emissions and proposed amendments to extend that system will be used to comply with U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan, the state said yesterday.
E&E Publishing
Scientists' annual physical of planet: 'Earth's fever rises'
Earth's fever got worse last year, breaking dozens of climate records, scientists said in a massive report nicknamed the annual physical for the planet.
Land and sea warmest in 2015 : 'State of the Climate' report
Last year was the warmest year on record for land and sea, partly because seasonal El Nino climate patterns prevailed year-round, and melting ice pushed sea levels to the highest ever, a study based on the work of more than 450 scientists worldwide confirmed on Tuesday.
Les indicateurs clés du changement climatique ont atteint des niveaux record en 2015
Les températures, la montée des eaux et les émissions de gaz à effet de serre ont atteint des niveaux record l’an dernier, faisant de 2015 la pire année de l’histoire moderne pour une série d’indicateurs clés sur le climat, révèle mardi 2 août un rapport international de référence.
Le Monde
Small steps bringing in big changes at Indian airports
When it comes to protecting the environment every small step matters. And the largest airport operator in the country, the state owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) is also trying to do its bit at the 125 airports that is owns and maintains, of which 95 are currently operational.
The Hindu
Le comité de pilotage de la COP22 lance une campagne de communication institutionnelle
La COP22 fait sa com'. Son comité de pilotage a en effet lancé, ce lundi 1er août, une campagne de communication afin de sensibiliser les citoyens aux enjeux du changement climatique et les mobiliser à l’approche de l’événement qui se tiendra à Marrakech du 7 au 18 novembre.
HuffPost Maroc avec MAP
UN aviation emissions pact may be voluntary at first -sources
A deal to limit carbon emissions from global civil aviation could be voluntary for the first five years instead of mandatory for certain countries under the current proposal, four sources familiar with the matter said.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Aviation: les aéroports doivent s'adapter au changement climatique
L'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI) a exhorté mardi les aéroports à évaluer les risques liés au changement climatique afin de préparer le plus tôt possible leurs infrastructures aux bouleversements à venir.
COMMENTARY: Investing in clean tech not enough, governments need optimal policy  Globe and Mail
BLOG: Wind Is Winning — Delivering America’s Clean Energy Future, Today Huffington Post
Changing The Menu: How Top Chefs Can Inject New Life Into The Development Agenda Huffington Post
World weather: 2016's early record heat gives way to heavy rains
The record-breaking heat of the first six months has turned to severe seasonal flooding across Asia in one of the strongest monsoon seasons in many years
EU invests €62 million in wind and solar projects
Climate analysts welcome renewables funding, but warn European Commission still supports low value, polluting projects
Climate Home
Investigadores demuestran que las cadenas montañosas tendrán diferentes respuestas al cambio climático
Los estudios climáticos indican que las regiones experimentarán aumentos en las temperaturas medias anuales
El Periódico
Réchauffement climatique : Des températures en hausse, une planète en danger
Notre maison brûle et nous regardons ailleurs.» La phrase de l’ancien président français Jacques Chirac, devenue maxime, est cruellement d’actualité.
El Watan
Some fish tackle ocean global warming by pretending it's night
Some fish may cope with the changing chemistry of the oceans linked to global warming by permanently setting their body defenses to night-time levels, the time of day when they find sea water least hospitable, a study said on Monday.
Looking, Quickly, for the Fingerprints of Climate Change
When days of heavy rain in late May caused deadly river flooding in France and Germany, Geert Jan van Oldenborgh got to work.
NY Times
Le réchauffement climatique réveille une vieille bactérie en Sibérie
Les scientifiques redoutent depuis longtemps que le réchauffement climatique ne réveille des virus oubliés. La Russie est confronté à un cas de ce genre.
Metro Time
NY approves plan for 50 percent renewable energy by 2030
The state will aim to generate half its power from renewable sources by the year 2030, an ambitious plan that will rely on big subsidies to nuclear power plants to help reduce the state's reliance on fossil fuels.
Pacto alcaldicio para mitigar el cambio climático en Panamá
El acuerdo es una coalición global de alcaldes y funcionarios municipales comprometidos a reducir las emisiones de gases invernadero locales
La Estrella de Panamá
Une épidémie d'anthrax en Sibérie tue 1500 rennes avec la fonte du permafrost
Une des conséquences du réchauffement climatique est la fonte du permafrost, ce sol éternellement gelé, que l'on trouve notamment au Groenland, en Alaska ou encore en Russie.
Huffington Post
Científicos, administraciones y asociaciones pondrán en común sus propuestas para afrontar el cambio climático en Murcia
Se celebrará a nivel mundial el 28 de octubre, y durante 24 horas se pondrán en común ideas para resolver retos ambientales
Europa Press
UN, movie stars take climate change message to the grassroots
Joy rents the air as emotion runs high on Monday in the densely populated Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State when movie stars under the aegis of The Golden Movie Ambassadors of Nigeria (TGMAN) in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, embarked on a public awareness campaign on climate change
The Nation
Y el líder mundial en eficiencia energética es… Alemania
Lo dice el informe International Energy Efficiency Scorecard 2016 publicado el pasado 20 de julio por American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Alemania continúa a la cabeza del mundo en eficiencia energética, seguido de Italia y Japón. España está en séptimo lugar.
'Climate change greatest threat to agriculture'
Steadman Fuller, custos of Kingston has described climate change as the single greatest threat to local agriculture and, by extension, the Jamaican economy.
jamaica Gleaner
$2.5b climate funds
PACIFIC Island countries reeling from the impact of climate change are encouraged to apply for the Green Climate Fund which has set a target of $2.5 billion for projects.
Fiji Times
Barkindo assumes office as OPEC Secretary-General
A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mohammad Barkindo, on Monday assumed office in his role as Secretary-General of OPEC at the secretariat in Vienna, Austria.
30 Mai 2028, la Tornade Ray ravage une partie du vignoble de Saint Chinian
Le réchauffement climatique aura des conséquences sur notre climat dans les années qui viennent. Dans plusieurs années, des épisodes de tornades traverseront la France.
OPINION: Women, disasters and climate change Jakarta Post
Consensus likely on limiting carbon emissions: IATA
Global airlines body International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed confidence that a consensus will be reached on limiting the carbon emissions in the aviation sector during the forthcoming ICAO Assembly.
Times of India
64 villages to be relocated due to climate change
64 villages will be relocated to high grounds in the next few years due to climate change.
China’s green bond market booms with more clarity in policy
China is likely to step up transparency and credibility in its rapidly expanding market for environmental finance, write Xu Nan and Wang Yao
Eroding Alaska Village to Vote on Whether to Move or Stay
A tiny island village on Alaska's storm-battered western coast is entering a new chapter in its decades-long pursuit to move the entire community from its badly eroding shores to safer ground.
NY Times
Climat: La Nina prend le relai d’El Nino, mais les catastrophes continuent
Les sécheresses dont ont souffert depuis deux ans plusieurs pays d’Afrique, d’Asie et d’Amérique centrale ont aggravé la malnutrition et les risques de maladies selon des ONG.
The Middle East is baking
More than war even, climate change is making the region uninhabitable
The Economist
LGUs pressed on action plans vs climate change
The Climate Change Commission (CCC) is urging local government units (LGUs) to work double-time in crafting action plans on climate change, which continues to threaten the country with record high temperatures, more droughts, intense storms and frequent floods.
Philippine Star
‘Grow own veggies to fight climate change’
The growing risk of climate change in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) due to ever-increasing carbon emissions and fast-depleting agricultural and forest land can be curtailed provided state and local bodies and people participate in urban farming reforms, says a TERI study.
Times of India
Réchauffement climatique : l'océan envahit lentement le plus grand bidonville du Liberia
Les habitants du plus grand bidonville du Liberia sont menacés par la montée du niveau de la mer.
France 24
Kigali treaty to reinforce climate pact in Africa
Amid hope and enthusiasm, delegates signed what is known as the Kigali Declaration on Forest Landscape Restoration in Africa in the Rwandan capital Kigali.
News Ghana
Réchauffement climatique : la Champagne invente les cépages de l'avenir
Face au changement climatique qui pourrait dénaturer le champagne et faire progresser les maladies de la vigne, les viticulteurs de la région française le produisant se lancent dans un programme de création de nouveaux cépages plus résistants tout en conservant la typicité du roi des vins.
Atlas Info
James Cameron et Sigourney Weaver s'attaquent aux dangers du changement climatique
James Cameron et Sigourney Weaver ont dévoilé un court métrage engagé sur les méfaits du changement climatique. Découvrez la vidéo.
Why, hello there, Mr Nobel: DiCaprio’s climate change movie finds a home
National Geographic Channel has acquired the worldwide rights to an untitled climate change feature documentary produced by Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Hindustan Times
California's cap-and-trade program has cut pollution. So why do critics keep calling it a failure?
After cruising along for more than two years, California’s vaunted cap-and-trade program to cut carbon emissions has run into a few recent snags.
Los Angeles Times
Climatiseurs et réfrigérateurs ne seront bientôt plus des ennemis du climat
Les négociateurs du Protocole de Montréal viennent de s’entendre sur un calendrier d’élimination des HFC, principaux gaz des appareils de froid dans le monde et puissants émetteurs de gaz à effet de serre.
Sciences et Avenir
UN warns of more heatwave deaths as climate change pushes up temperatures
Warning of a possible rise in heatwave deaths due to climate change, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today called for measures to reduce mortality from this natural hazard.
UN News Centre
Morocco King: COP22 Will Consider Crucial Plan Devoted to Technology
In his statement during the official opening of the Mediterranean Climate Conference (MedCOP) held in Tangier, Morocco, King Mohammed VI, gave assurance that his country would show solidarity with those who are most vulnerable or threatened by climate change.
Daily Observer
Record 46% of UK's electricity generated by clean energy sources in 2015
Official figures show low-carbon sources accounted for almost half of national electricity supply last year - outstripping coal for the first time
El Gobierno prepara una nueva gran subasta de renovables antes de 2017
El miedo de que España no pueda alcanzar el objetivo europeo de cubrir con renovables el 20 por ciento del consumo total de energía en 2020 es la razón por la que el Gobierno en funciones, a través de la Secretaría de Estado, está planeando celebrar una nueva subasta de renovables antes de final de año.
El Economista
The Africans buying sunshine with their phones
Solar-powered electricity units are removing the need for dangerous kerosene lamps and allowing Africans to stay connected
Climat : 47 entreprises polluantes appelées à rendre des comptes aux Philippines
Ce 27 juillet, la Commission des droits de l’homme des Philippines a porté plainte contre 47 entreprises pour leur contribution au dérèglement climatique.
Malawi: Nepad, Ministry of Gender Holds Roundtable Meeting On Climate Change
New Partnership for Africans Development (NEPAD) and the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare on Wednesday held a roundtable meeting aimed at finding ways on how they can support women in their agricultural business.
Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)
Buscan dar vía rápida a acuerdo sobre cambio climático
El Congreso busca dar un trámite expedito al acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático que 195 países firmaron en diciembre del año pasado y que busca impedir que la temperatura del planeta aumente en 2 grados
La Prensa Libre
Aguerre destacó acciones de Uruguay en cambio climático
La adaptación al cambio climático y la mitigación es parte de una estrategia que pone foco en generar capacidades para su abordaje. "Hay que prepararse para lograr apoyos financieros desde el punto de vista de la mitigación y la adaptación", expresó el ministro Aguerre en un conferencia sobre "La producción de alimentos y el cambio climático", en la Exposición Rural de Palermo, en Buenos Aires.
El Observador
African Journalists Gear Up for Climate Change Conference
About 26 journalists from selected African countries, on Sunday July 10, arrived at Morocco to participate in a press trip, organised by the Steering Committee of the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) for them.
Ghanaian Chronicle
Vegetarian Cities Are Not the Worst Idea
A handful of local governments are encouraging meat cutbacks to curb climate change.
Zombie Carbon Emissions Haunt the Planet
Deforestation in the Amazon region dropped by 30 percent from 2005 to 2010, sparing trees that soak up carbon dioxide. A big win in the fight against climate change, right? Maybe not big enough to save the planet, or the species on it
Sustainability: Counting the cost of carbon
It pays to calculate your company's emissions, writes Adelia Hallett
New Zealand Herald
UK Chamber of Shipping: Maintaining Level Playing Field is "Essential" for Future Shipping Emission Regulation
David Balston, Director of Policy at the UK Chamber of Shipping, says that it is "essential" that any regulations to reduce shipping emissions ensure that a level playing field is maintained for all involved, noting that an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETU) would be "the worst of all outcomes," causing distortion to a global industry that is best regulated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Ship & Bunker
BLOG: Pending Deal on Montreal Protocol Amendment Second Only to Paris Agreement Huffington Post
Cambio Climático en Cartagena: Calor infernal y Desastre Ambiental
Transcurría el final de los años 80 del siglo pasado, cuando los ambientalistas de la Tierra dimos nuestra voz de alarma sobre la forma como el efecto invernadero, es decir: el calentamiento natural del Planeta Azul, estaba siendo afectado y alterado a pasos de gigante por la acción de los gases producidos por el uso de combustibles fósiles, entre ellos el petróleo y el carbón.
El Universal
Climate and disaster resilience must play greater role in Pacific planning and development: World Bank
A new World Bank report has highlighted the need for Pacific Island countries to better incorporate climate and disaster risk management into planning and development, while proposing priority investments and policies to boost resilience to the year 2040.
Pacific Islands News Association
Ecuador suscribió en Nueva York el Acuerdo de París sobre el Cambio Climático
El representante permanente de Ecuador ante las Naciones Unidas, Horacio Sevilla, suscribió el martes en Nueva York el Acuerdo de París bajo la Convención Marco del organismo supranacional sobre el Cambio Climático.
El Tiempo
European offshore wind investment hits €14bn in 2016
Record six-month period sees UK secure €10.4bn (£8.7bn) of investment in offshore wind projects, but installation rate slows
Rockefeller fund backs Africa renewables
The family foundation built on the riches of John D Rockefeller’s Standard Oil has backed a $177.5m wind and solar power programme in Africa, marking its biggest move into green energy since announcing plans to stop investing in fossil fuels.
Financial Times
Uganda Unveils its First Solar-powered Bus
A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa has made its public debut. Kiira Motors' electric bus was displayed recently at a stadium in Uganda's capital.
Voice of America
Adaptation Fund continues fundraising mission
THE ADAPTATION Fund (AF) through which developing countries, including Jamaica, have had concrete climate change adaptation projects and programmes financed - is continuing the hunt to raise money to sustain its work.
Jamaica Gleaner
Los desastres climáticos podrían aumentar los conflictos armados
Los desastres naturales y los conflictos armados son una fuente de desestabilización. En los países multiétnicos, podrían estar relacionados. Las calamidades climáticas podrían convertir tensiones sociales en conflicto.
Deutsche Welle
Carbon-financed cookstove fails to deliver hoped-for benefits in the field
A study of a clean cookstove intervention in southern India found the expected benefits from newer, more “efficient” stoves — based on their performance in lab tests — did not fully materialize in the field
Science Daily
Climate change has to be tackled politically: Amitav Ghosh
Amitav Ghosh speaks highly about Years of Living Dangerously . According to the author, the documentary television show about climate change -with participants including Harrison Ford, Matt Damon, Jessica Alba and Arnold Schwarzenegger -is admirable for the awareness it creates
Economic Times
Savant en 30 secondes. Quel est l'impact du réchauffement climatique en France ?
Au XXe siècle, la température a en moyenne augmenté en France de près de 1 °C, c'est-à-dire plus que la moyenne globale, estimée à 0,6 °C, avec une marge d'erreur de 0,2 °C.
Le Parisien
Baromètre digital : l'Afrique face au changement climatique
Avant la COP22, Hopscotch Africa et Le Point Afrique livrent une étude sur l'engagement digital des pays africains quant aux questions d'environnement.
Le Point Afrique
Scientists: 1.5C Paris climate goal needs more research
Science underpinning the global treaty aiming to stop average temperatures rising more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels needs more research
Climate Home
The global philosopher: Who should pay for climate change?
Most climate scientists think the world is getting warmer and that humans are at least in part responsible.
Climate models are accurately predicting ocean and global warming
For those of us who are concerned about global warming, two of the most critical questions we ask are, “how fast is the Earth warming?” and “how much will it warm in the future?”.
Alberta on track to having Canada’s most aggressive carbon pricing system by 2020, eclipsing even B.C.
Move over, British Columbia: Canada’s oilpatch next door in Alberta is on track to have Canada’s most aggressive carbon pricing system by 2020.
Financial Post
Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sites: study
Rising sea levels due to hurricanes and tidal flooding intensified by climate change will put military bases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record amid Middle East heatwave – UN
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.
UN News Centre
COP22: appel à l'accélération de l'accès aux financements prévus par l'Accord de Paris
L'accélération de l'accès aux financements prévus par l'Accord de Paris sur le climat, sera l'un des enjeux majeurs de la Conférence des parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations-Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP22) à Marrakech en novembre prochain, a affirmé, mardi 26 juillet à Rabat, l'ambassadrice française pour le climat, Laurence Tubiana.
Medias 24
On first International Day, UNESCO calls for protection of mangrove ecosystems
Mangroves are rare and vital ecosystems that help to protect coastlines and mitigate the effects of climate change, but their survival is being jeopardized, the United Nations cultural agency said today, calling for greater preservation efforts as the international community marks the first ever International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem.
UN News Centre
"El planeta se está quedando sin agua"
El ex director ejecutivo del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), Achim Steiner, advierte de que el planeta se está "quedando sin agua" y de que su escasez podría ser una fuente de conflictos en las próximas décadas
El Universal
Créer un patrimoine glaciaire mondial
Des chercheurs se mobilisent pour constituer un patrimoine mondial glaciaire avant que le réchauffement climatique le fasse disparaître.
Radio Canada
El Ártico lanza una llamada de socorro
Durante el primer semestre del año se han batido todos los récords de temperatura terrestre
El País
[Maroc] Environnement: le Parlement ratifie l'accord de la COP21 de Paris
La chambre des Représentants a ratifié ce mardi en plénière l'accord de la COP21 de Paris. Le Maroc figure ainsi parmi les premiers pays du monde à avoir ratifié cet engagement historique.
These forces are accelerating climate finance
2016 is a hot year for climate finance. Following the Paris Agreement in December and its ambitious pledges on clean energy and low-carbon investments, it is time for action and implementation
Investment funds increase interest in Europe's offshore wind farms-study
Infrastructure and pension funds have increased their ownership share of new European offshore wind farms to more than a quarter, industry figures showed, underlining growing interest among institutional investors in renewable energy assets.
Mauricio Macri creó un gabinete de ministros sobre el cambio climático
Cuando el cambio climático ya es una preocupación mundial, el presidente Mauricio Macri decidió crear un equipo interministerial que tendrá la compleja tarea de definir políticas para enfrentar a la crisis ambiental.
La Nación
Barcelona evaluará el impacto del cambio climático en la ciudad
Barcelona ha sido seleccionada para participar en el proyecto europeo RESCCUE de evaluación del impacto del cambio climático en la ciudad, gracias a su propuesta para hacer la capital catalana más resiliente.
La Vanguardia
Abu Dhabi, Paris agreement could foster innovation in financial technology strategies
A joint partnership in international finance is coming from a slightly unusual place: the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and Paris EUROPLACE, which are poised to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on developing collaboration on joint financial activities and promoting symbiotic growth in the two national economies.
Gulf News
Lutter contre le réchauffement climatique : deux innovations inspirées de la nature
Le prestigieux Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory a récemment organisé une session scientifique ouverte à tous dans un théâtre de San Francisco.
My Science Work
Les États-Unis s’attaqueront aux moteurs polluants
L’Agence américaine de protection de l’environnement envisage de nouvelles normes
Le Devoir
Pika-boo: Climate change threatens remote habitat of tiny rabbit relative
A little-known mammal found only on the mountain tops of Alaska, Yukon and the Northwest Territories has been added to Canada's species at risk list as a species of special concern.
BLOG: The Promise and Perils of Linking Carbon Markets Energy Collective
OPINION: This year's wildfires are bad. Climate change will make future ones worse  Guardian
Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip
The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed, after the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi.
El avión solar Impulse II completa una vuelta al mundo histórica
Han sido exactamente 505 días. Son los que ha necesitado el avión Solar Impulse II para dar la vuelta al mundo en un reto que comenzó el 9 de marzo de 2015 en Abu Dabi y que finalmente ha culminado con el aterrizaje de la aeronave en el emirato casi un año y medio después.
El Mundo
Le Solar Impulse II clôt son tour du monde sans carburant
L'avion solaire Solar Impulse II a bouclé mardi son tour du monde sans carburant en se posant à Abou Dhabi, son point de départ, après 16 mois de
Clean Development Mechanism Model for Climate Action on the Ground
As countries strive to increase action on the ground to address climate change, they can draw on the success of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), said the United Nations’ top climate change official, Patricia Espinosa.
Weather disasters raise conflict risk in multi-ethnic nations: study
Multi-ethnic nations are vulnerable to armed conflicts after weather disasters such as heatwaves and droughts in a trend that could worsen with global warming, scientists said on Monday.
A world map of subsidies for renewable energy and fossil fuels
The extent to which fossil fuels and renewable energy sources enjoy public support through subsidy has become a highly charged subject in continuing discussions about how to curb climate change.
Financial Times
ONU revisará afectos de Cambio Climático en Honduras
Para evaluar el impacto y la respuesta de los efectos de El Niño y el Cambio Climático en Honduras, la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), enviará a la experta Mary Robinson a estudiar el fenómeno en Honduras.
El Tiempo
China entra en etapa de crecimiento posterior a carbón
El consumo de carbón en China podría haber alcanzado su máximo nivel en los últimos años, lo que indica que el país podría haber entrado en la etapa de crecimiento posterior al carbón, se indicó en un comentario publicado hoy en la revista Natural Geoscience.
China's coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle
The global battle against climate change has passed a historic turning point with China’s huge coal burning finally having peaked, according to senior economists.
La COP22 fera la part belle à la mer
La COP22, qui se tiendra en novembre prochain à Marrakech, fera indubitablement la part belle à la mer, source précieuse à préserver face aux menaces des changements climatiques et à la crise écologique planétaire qui commence à faire sentir tout son poids, tant sur l'environnement que sur l’économie mondiale.
Libération (Maroc)
Más de 100 empresas mostraron interés por invertir en energías renovables
El Gobierno presentó ayer los pliegos con los que espera atraer inversiones por US$ 1800 millones en energía eólica, solar, biomasa y pequeñas hidroeléctricas; dan amplias garantías
La Nación
EPA clears path to regulate carbon emissions from U.S. aircraft
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health.
Duterte: addressing climate change is ‘top priority’ for Philippines
Addressing the nation, Duterte softens position on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but insists industrialization comes first
Climate Home
Rights of Indigenous Peoples ‘Critical’ to Combat Climate Change
No longer it is about restoring the legitimate rights of over 370 indigenous peoples spread across 70 countries worldwide, many of them living in dire situation, but now about their central, critical role in combating climate change.
Sri Lanka prime minister: Mangroves curb climate threat
Sri Lanka's prime minister has said mangroves' ability to swiftly absorb carbon make the forests vital in the fight against climate change.
Mumbai, far interiors to bear brunt of climate change
Maharashtra, including Mumbai, is set to get significantly warmer and wetter in the next few decades, according to projections by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), which could have profound implications for crop growth, water resources, and disease.
Times of India
Desastres naturales aumentan riesgo de guerras en países multiétnicos
Los desastres climáticos incrementan el riesgo de conflicto armado en los países con divisiones étnicas, según un estudio publicado este lunes por la revista especializada Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
El Espectador
A Sequel to the Paris Climate Accord Takes Shape in Vienna
When negotiators from nearly 200 countries gathered outside Paris in December for the United Nations summit meeting on climate change, they reached the first agreement to take action on curbing their planet-warming pollution.
NY Times
Perú ratifica Acuerdo de París sobre Cambio Climático
El presidente del Perú, Ollanta Humala, suscribió hoy la ratificación del Acuerdo de París sobre Cambio Climático, resultado de la COP21, al que consideró como la alianza mundial más grande que se ha formado en la historia.
Deal on cutting greenhouse gases in sight for this year: Vienna delegates
A global agreement on cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - potent greenhouse gases used in aerosols, refrigerants and air conditioning - seems within grasp, delegates said on Sunday after ten days of talks on climate change in Vienna.
Environment minister meets with African counterparts to prepare for COP22
Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy held a meeting with his counterparts from Gabon, Niger, and Namibia on Sunday in Cairo, in his capacity as the president of the African Ministers Conference on the Environment (AMCEN).
Daily News Egypt
Powered by Google, U.N. flexes tech muscle to fight climate change
New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Disney buys up carbon credits in Mondulkiri
The Walt Disney Company has purchased $2.6 million in carbon credits in the forests of Mondulkuri province – marking the largest carbon credit sale to date in Cambodia and breathing life into a carbon-trading program many had written off as all but dead.
Phnom Penh Post
G20 ready to take action to support economic growth
The Group of 20 pledged continued cooperation on global issues, including the aftermath of the U.K.’s Brexit vote and international financial reforms in a communiqué following their meeting in China this weekend.
Avión solar despega desde Egipto en el inicio del fin de su vuelta al mundo sin combustible
De Egipto a Dubai: esa es la última etapa del avión que soñó con poner al mundo a hablar sobre el uso de la energía solar para propulsar viajes aéreos. Después de varios días de posponerlo por malestares del piloto y olas de calor, el llamado Solar Impulse 2 despegó la madrugada de este domingo desde El Cairo en su última etapa de la vuelta al mundo que podría extenderse entre 48 y 72 horas.
Pacific looks at carbon emissions
PACIFIC Island states have joined hands to reaffirm their commitment to continue to undertake concerted actions within their respective capabilities to address carbon emissions from international aviation.
Fiji Times
Floating Solar Power Plant Comes To Chandigarh
A floating solar power plant pilot of 10 kw peak (kWp) -- the peak power -- has been commissioned at Dhanas lake here amid efforts by the government to develop the Union Territory as a solar city. It has been designed to supply power to fountains at the lake for aeration.
Los registros históricos ignoran un 19% del calentamiento global
Una quinta parte del calentamiento global en los últimos 150 años ha sido pasado por alto por los registros históricos, debido a las peculiaridades en la forma de registrar las temperaturas globales
Europa Press
Nueve países se unen para mejorar la predicción de las inundaciones
Un total de veintitrés socios de nueve países participan en un proyecto para mejorar las predicciones y la gestión de fenómenos hidrológicos como inundaciones y sequías a corto, medio y largo plazo, cuyas conclusiones se aplicarán a las políticas públicas sobre cambio climático de la Unión Europea.
‘World can’t afford to silence us’: black church leaders address climate change
One of the largest and oldest black churches in the US warns that black people are disproportionally harmed by global warming and fossil fuel pollution
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t rule
Here’s the good news: wind power, solar power and other renewable forms of energy are expanding far more quickly than anyone expected, ensuring that these systems will provide an ever-increasing share of our future energy supply.
Les assureurs négligent le risque climat, les Français pas si mal notés
L’Asset Owners Disclosure Project, ONG spécialiste de la notation des acteurs financiers sur le climat, vient de publier un rapport qui analyse la façon dont les 116 premiers assureurs mondiaux gèrent les risques liés au changement climatique.
Dérèglement climatique et interdiction d’insecticides : la France de plus en plus envahie par les moustiques (et tous ne sont pas inoffensifs)

Les inondations et la forte pluviométrie dans le nord de la France au cours du printemps ont favorisé le développement des moustiques.
Climate change: Cities are key to cutting greenhouse gas emissions
The heat that saw forest fires sweep through Uttarakhand and damage the already fragile ecosystem of the Himalayas … the heat spikes that caused deaths in Rajasthan and Bihar … the drought that put severe stress on underground water supplies.
Financial Express
L’UE dévoile le partage de l’effort État par État pour atteindre ses objectifs climatiques
La Commission européenne a présenté mercredi 20 juillet son nouveau paquet législatif sur la décarbonation de l’économie. Le partage de l’effort entre chacun des États membres pour les secteurs non couverts par le marché carbone européen en est un des piliers
Los pueblos indígenas son clave para combatir el cambio climático
Los gobiernos deben hacer mucho más para facilitar las condiciones propicias que necesitan los pueblos indígenas, las comunidades locales, los pequeños productores y sus organizaciones para recuperar los paisajes degradados y lograr mitigar y adaptarse al cambio climático, según la FAO.
2016 on pace to be hottest year ever as climate change trends reach ‘new climax’– UN
Global temperatures for the first six months of this year reached new highs, setting 2016 on track to be the hottest-ever on record, the United Nations weather agency said today.
UN News Centre
OMM advierte que el 2016 podría ser el año más caliente de la historia registrada
Las temperaturas globales durante los seis primeros meses del año continuaron superando los datos previos, lo que haría de este año el más caluroso de la historia registrada, advirtió hoy la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM).
UN News Centre
As climate change threatens transport, Indonesia needs to plan ahead
Mobility is a key issue in urban regional planning and development. As urban population grows, the need for quality and well-performing transportation grows as well.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
WMO: Global Warming Happening Faster Than Predicted
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported the first six months of this year have seen all previous global warming records broken.The WMO said 2016 is on track to be the world’s hottest year on record with more heat on the way.
Voice Of America
L'année 2016 devrait être la plus chaude jamais enregistrée
La Terre devrait connaître en 2016 son année la plus chaude jamais enregistrée et le taux de dioxyde de carbone devrait être le plus élevé jamais atteint dans l'histoire, contribuant au réchauffement climatique, a annoncé jeudi l'Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM).
Temps Reel
Le Chili doit prendre des mesures pour réduire les menaces qui pèsent sur son environnement
Le Chili a déjà œuvré pour alléger les pressions accrues que sa croissance économique rapide fait peser sur son environnement, notamment en renforçant ses instances de protection de l’environnement et en appliquant de nouveaux instruments, dont une taxe carbone. Il doit poursuivre dans cette voie et mettre en œuvre pleinement les mesures pour endiguer les risques qui menacent sol, son air et son eau, indique un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.
Trudeau Commits to Carbon Price Amid Provincial Opposition
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pledging to set a national carbon price to cut emissions, a key message sent as Canada’s provincial premiers meet to discuss how to proceed.
Some global brands are getting creative to lower their carbon footprints
Global name-brand companies are increasingly looking for ways to lower or offset their carbon footprint.
Goverments urged to support global carbon offset scheme for airlines
Governments are being urged to support a proposed United Nations carbon offset scheme to ensure airlines can tackle climate change at a global level.
Travel Weekly
New York Chooses A Clean Energy Standard As The Best Way To Lower Carbon
It’s about time we instituted a true Clean Energy Standard that promotes all low-carbon energy rather than continuing with a Renewable Energy Standard that is narrowly-focused on wind and solar.
El 2016 apunta a ser el año más caluroso desde que se tienen registros: OMM
El planeta registraría en 2016 el año más caluroso del que se tenga registro, mientras los niveles de dióxido de carbono han alcanzado nuevos máximos, lo que alimenta aún más el calentamiento global, dijo el jueves la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM).
Raíces fuertes contra el cambio climático
Expertos en el papel de los bosques apuestan por dar más protagonismo a las comunidades locales
El Pais
Toyota se compromete con WWF en la lucha contra el cambio climático
Fomentar la sostenibilidad de recursos naturales y contribuir en la lucha contra el cambio climático son algunos de los objetivos de la colaboración entre Toyota y la organización World Wildlife Fund (WWF) —Fondo Mundial para la Naturaleza—, que han suscrito un acuerdo para los próximos cinco años en los que se plantean la necesidad de acelerar la transición hacia la sostenibilidad en todo el planeta.
UN chief invites leaders to fast-track ratification of Paris climate deal
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging world leaders to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change and speed up the process to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
UN News Centre
La FAO appelle à utiliser les produits du bois pour lutter contre le changement climatique
Un nouveau rapport de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), publié mercredi, affirme que les produits du bois contribuent à la séquestration du carbone dans les forêts et appelle à recruter des bûcherons, des architectes et des menuisiers pour lutter contre le changement climatique.
UN News Centre
La extracción de materias primas se triplicó en 40 años, según el PNUMA
El incremento del consumo, alimentado por una clase media en crecimiento, ha triplicado la cantidad de materias primas extraídas del planeta en las últimas cuatro décadas, según un nuevo informe del Panel Internacional de Recursos (IRP por sus siglas en inglés), auspiciado por el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA).
UN News Centre
Trees contribute to reducing carbon footprints even after being cut down – UN report
Forests can contribute greatly to the fight against climate change even after trees have been logged, according to a new United Nations report which looks at the impact of wood products on carbon storage.
UN News Centre
The electricity price hike blame game: a sad product of a dismal climate change debate
Recent news reports highlighting that the price of generating electricity in South Australia has increased three to four times its historic levels have left politicians, commentators and renewables advocates in an agitated state.
The Guardian
La Commission européenne propose une feuille de route climatique flexible à l'horizon 2030
Pour atteindre les réductions prescrites, les Etats-membres pourront recourir à des artifices comptables leur permettant des rallonges sur leurs émissions réelles grâce aux prairies et aux terres cultivées.
Actu Environnement
L'UE sollicite ses Etats les plus riches pour réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre
L'Union européenne, engagée par l'accord sur le climat de Paris, a dévoilé mercredi une base de négociation pour les objectifs de réduction de gaz à effet de serre d'ici 2030 répartis Etat par Etat, laissant la majeure partie de l'effort à ses membres les plus riches.
Le Vif
12% seulement des assureurs prennent des mesures concrètes pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique
12% seulement des assureurs à travers le monde prennent des mesures concrètes pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique, selon un rapport publié le 19 juillet par l'Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP), une organisation non gouvernementale dont l'objectif est d'améliorer l'accompagnement du changement climatique.
Agence Ecofin
Conseil de la fédération : Ottawa pourrait imposer une taxe sur le carbone
La possibilité que le gouvernement fédéral impose une taxe sur le carbone a provoqué des réactions à Whitehorse, au Yukon, où sont réunis les 13 premiers ministres provinciaux et territoriaux durant le Conseil de la fédération, le premier à se tenir dans un Territoire du Nord canadien.
Ici Radio Canada
Victoria becomes first Australia government to tap green bond market
Victoria’s state Labor government has become the first government in Australia to issue its own green bonds, with the launch of a triple-A rated $300 million issuance to finance a range of new and existing low-carbon projects.
Renew Economy
EU Member States offered climate target flexibility in bid to cut emissions
The draft Effort Sharing Regulation offers countries flexibility in deciding how to make their contribution to a binding EU-wide target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in sectors not covered by the EU’s Emission Trading System (ETS).
Commission sets new emissions targets for EU states
The European Commission on Wednesday (20 July) presented additional measures in the EU strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030, including new targets and more flexibility for member states.
EU Observer
NASA's new mission: improving food security in West Africa
A drive by NASA to stream climate data to West African nations using its earth-observing satellites could boost crop production in a region hit hard by climate change, experts say.
Oceanographers Grow Genome Of Ocean Microbe Important To Climate Change
Sea turtles and whales may be the charismatic critters of the sea, but the true kingpins of the ocean make up 98 percent of the ocean’s biomass — and yet individually are too small to see with the naked eye.
Eurasia Review
Bosques sostenibles contra el cambio climático
Ya no es necesario talar árboles para producir más alimentos
El Pais
45 grados en el metro de Londres, 18 más de lo permitido para el transporte de ganado
Los termómetros se dispararon hasta los 45 grados en el metro de Londres en el día más caluroso del año.
El Mundo
Las aves del Ártico, desahuciadas por el cambio climático para 2070
El cambio climático puede hacer inhabitable gran parte del Ártico para millones de aves migratorias viajan al norte para reproducirse que cada año.
Europa Press
El cambio climático ha llegado: pronto hará demasiado calor como para trabajar
El aumento continuado de las temperaturas provocado por el cambio climático -el pasado mes de junio fue el más caluroso del que se tienen registros- le va a costar a las economías de todo el mundo más de 2 billones de dólares de aquí a 2030 sólo por lo que respecta a las horas perdidas durante los días en que las temperaturas impidan trabajar.
El Economista
La mujer lidera la lucha contra el calentamiento global
Las organizaciones femeninas reclaman poner a la igualdad de género en el centro de los fondos dedicados al desarrollo sostenible durante la Cumbre Mediterránea del Clima
El Pais
Gobierno canadiense se compromete a poner precio a las emisiones de carbono
El primer ministro canadiense, Justin Trudeau, confirmó este miércoles 20 de julio de 2016 que impondrá un sistema nacional de precios de las emisiones de carbono como parte de su programa de lucha contra el cambio climático.
El Comercio
Ban urges burden-sharing, solidarity to combat effects of El Niño and mitigate climate change
The lives and livelihoods of more than 60 millions people around the world have been turned upside down by the extreme weather events linked to the El Niño phenomenon, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said, calling for a scaled-up, unprecedented response that goes beyond humanitarian action.
UN News Centre
Dans le sillage d'El Niño, Ban Ki-moon appelle à renforcer la résilience aux événements météorologiques extrêmes
Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a appelé mardi la communauté internationale à tirer les leçons des conséquences dévastatrices du dernier phénomène climatique El Niño pour des millions de personnes dans le monde, notamment en réalisant en amont les investissements nécessaires pour renforcer la résilience au changement climatique des populations les plus vulnérables
UN News Centre
ONU alerta de agravamiento de El Niño debido al cambio climático
El reciente episodio de El Niño tuvo un impacto desastroso en muchos países, causando sequías e inundaciones y afectando gravemente a 18 millones de personas sólo en el este y el sur de África.
UN News Centre
La hausse des températures pourrait coûter 2 trillions de dollars à l'économie d'ici 2030
La hausse des températures due au réchauffement climatique risque de coûter 2 trillion de dollars, soit 1,8 trillion d'euros, à l'économie mondiale d'ici à 2030.
Le Figaro
India Plants 50 Million Trees in One Day, Smashing World Record
More than 800,000 volunteers pitched in to help the country fight climate change.
National Geographic
Introducing "vulnerability" to vulnerable people
Can those most at risk from climate change adequately prepare if they don’t understand their risks?
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Too hot to work: global warming to cost $2 trillion in lost productivity
The first three months of 2016 have broken temperature records and 2015 was the planet's warmest year since records began in the 19th century
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Kofi Annan : « Les pauvres aussi ont besoin de systèmes d’alerte météo ! »
En grandissant au Ghana, j’ai appris à quel point l’harmattan peut être violent.
Le Monde
MedCOPClimat: Signature de quatre conventions de coopération
Quatre conventions de coopération ont été signées, lundi 18 juillet à Tanger, entre la région Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima et des acteurs économiques nationaux et étrangers, dans les domaines industriel et de protection de l’environnement."
Medias 24
MedCOP Climat : Adoption de la Charte de gouvernance des territoires de la Méditerranée
Les présidents des régions, les maires des villes du pourtour méditerranéen et les grands réseaux d'autorités locales ont adopté, mardi à la clôture du 2ème Forum du climat (MedCOP Climat) à Tanger, dans le nord du Maroc, la Charte de gouvernance des territoires de la Méditerranée.
French China Org Cn
Accord climat: réunion à l'ONU le 21 septembre
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon a invité les pays ayant conclu l'accord de Paris sur le climat à une réunion à New York le 21 septembre pour le signer ou pour déposer les documents confirmant sa ratification.
Le Figaro
Changement climatique : les températures continuent à monter, monter, monter
Selon la NASA, les six premiers mois de 2016 ont été les plus chauds jamais enregistrés sur la planète, avec 1,3°C de plus qu'à la fin du 19ème siècle.
Nouvel Obs
L’économie mondiale victime du réchauffement climatique
Une étude néo-zélandaise relayée par l’ONU parue ce mardi prévoit que la hausse des températures va engendrer une perte de productivité au niveau national
Canada moves on carbon tax, but U.S. won't follow
Canada will initiate a nationwide tax on carbon emissions to combat the threat of climate change.
Washington Examiner
Rotterdam offers burial at sea for greenhouse gases
A scheme to collect millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases and bury them under the North Sea off the coast of Rotterdam is Europe's best hope of showing it can make carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology work.
La ONU convoca a líderes mundiales para avanzar en ratificación acuerdo clima
La ONU anunció que ha invitado a los líderes de todo el mundo el próximo 21 de septiembre en Nueva York para hacer avanzar el proceso de ratificación del acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático.
Efe Verde
Los efectos del cambio climático no entienden de espacio Schengen, dice el secretario general de la UpM
“No existe un reto que un país pueda resolver unilateralmente, ni dos países"
Efe Verde
2016: hacia el año más cálido del registro
El año 2016 va camino de convertirse en el año más cálido del registro global, que comenzó en 1880.
El Mundo
Seis ejemplos de resiliencia
Los desastres naturales, el cambio climático o la violencia amenazan la vida de millones de personas. Así se lucha en diferentes países para resistir el golpe y recuperarse
El Pais
New UN report links farming, forestry and improved food security
Agriculture and forestry can improve food security, according to a new United Nations report released today, at the start of World Forest Week.
UN News Centre
FAO aboga por una agricultura sostenible que no destruya los bosques
La agricultura sigue siendo la principal causa de deforestación a nivel global, según datos de un nuevo informe de la Organización de Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).
UN News Centre
La FAO appelle combler le fossé entre foresterie et agriculture afin d'améliorer la sécurité alimentaire
L'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) a appelé lundi à une meilleure coordination entre la foresterie et l'agriculture afin de mettre en place des systèmes agricoles durables et d'améliorer la gestion des forêts et la sécurité alimentaire.
UN News Centre
Global warming set to cost the world economy £1.5 trillion by 2030 as it becomes too hot to work
If you are physically active in work, the hotter it is, the slower you work
The Independent
National gender roadmap on climate change underway
Plans are now underway to implement the Paris accord and Nigeria’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), as the federal authorities have began moves for the creation of a National Gender Roadmap on climate change, which will mainstream gender concerns into national policies, plans and programmes at all levels.
The Guardian
Soaring temperatures will make it too hot to work, UN warns
Searing temperatures caused by climate change may cost global economies more than US$2 trillion by 2030, restricting working hours in some of the poorest parts of the world, according to United Nations research.
Business Times
The Elders Group Demand Commitment to Fighting Climate Change
Experienced politicians of the group ''The Elders'' have called on world leaders to translate into action the commitments made in the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Prensa Latina
Can we feed the world without cutting forests? It can be done, says U.N.
Agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation globally fueled by a growing demand for food, yet it is possible to feed the world without cutting forests, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.
Review Nepal
Researchers create means to monitor anthropogenic global warming in real time
A research team including a Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego climate scientist simulated in a computer model, for the first time, the realistic evolution of global mean surface temperature since 1900.
Science Daily
Global warming set to cost the world economy £1.5 trillion by 2030 as it becomes too hot to work
Global warming will cost the world economy more than £1.5 trillion a year in lost productivity by 2030 as it becomes too hot to work in many jobs, according to a major new report.
The Independent
The case for re-engineering the way we adapt to climate change
Around the world, countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, Mexico and the Philippines are adapting to climate change. Many are aligning this – and ongoing efforts to manage disaster risks – with infrastructure investments and economic growth, a recent report by the U.S. General Accounting Office found.
Environmental Leader
Climat : comment les entreprises peuvent-elles concrétiser l’Accord de Paris ?
C’est un fait établi. Depuis la COP21, les entreprises jouent un rôle essentiel dans la mise en œuvre de l’accord sur le climat. Mais quels sont les outils à leur disposition ?
Energies renouvelables : une ferme solaire perchée dans les nuages
Comment capter l'énergie solaire dans les meilleures conditions ?
Bati Web
California Wants to Up the Ante On Cap-and-Trade Program. Will it Fly?
Setting out to be a national example, California nows say it wants to extend its cap-and-trade program through 2050.
Environmental Leader
Low-carbon movement requires $7trn in green infrastructure, warns Bank of England
Close to $7trn will need to be spent on new green infrastructure across the globe in order to cut carbon emissions over the next 20 years, the Bank of England's governor Mark Carney has claimed.
Carbon tax study highlights flaws in New Zealand emissions scheme
A carbon tax targeting emissions-intensive industries and a revamp of New Zealand's much criticized emissions trading scheme (ETS) could boost economic growth, according to a study out Monday.
News Xinhuanet
Seoul to update emissions trading rules
The government will update the country’s emissions trading system to allocate more permits to industries that claim shortage, Vice Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Woo Tae-hee said on July 18.
Korea Herald
Los países del Mediterráneo se unen contra el cambio climático
El camino hacia la cumbre del Clima que tendrá lugar en Marrakech el próximo 7 de noviembre (COP22) comienza a trazarse.
El Mundo
Enegía eólica: en Dinamarca construyen las aspas más grandes del mundo
Serán parte de un aerogenerador off-shore y proveerá a 10 mil hogares una vez que se instale en una plataforma marítima; tendrá un diámetro mayor al mirador London Eye
La Nacion
Planta eólica en Oaxaca producirá 100 MW
Una nueva planta eólica se alista para Oaxaca. Se trata del Parque Eólico Ecowind, cuya inversión asciende a los 240 millones de dólares, el cual fue ingresado a evaluación ambiental apenas el pasado 13 de julio ante la Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Semarnat)
El Economista
UK Government Shuts Down Climate Change Department In Major Reshuffle
In a major departmental reshuffle in the United Kingdom, the government has decided to shut down the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), following a series of political events in the country, starting with Brexit and the appointment of a new prime minister.
Nature World News
Patricia Espinosa toma posesión como nueva jefa climática de la ONU
Patricia Espinosa, hasta ahora embajadora de México en Alemania, tomó hoy posesión como nueva secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (UNFCCC).
Tánger acoge MedCOP Clima, foro euromediterráneo contra el cambio climático
Cerca de 2.000 expertos europeos y de países mediterráneos, representantes políticos y de la sociedad civil se darán cita a partir de mañana en el foro mediterráneo contra el cambio climático en Tánger (Marruecos), con el objetivo de lograr una agenda euromediterránea contra el calentamiento global.
EFE Verde
Ouverture de la MedCop à Tanger sur les enjeux méditerranéens du changement climatique
Le cité du détroit accueille pour deux jours des rencontres de responsables publics et de la société civile autour du climat et de l'environnement. Sur fond de réussites mais aussi de dysfonctionnements des politiques publiques en la matière. Et en préfiguration de la COP22 qui se tiendra au Maroc à Marrakech en novembre.
Usine Nouvelle
UN criticises UK and Germany for betraying Paris climate deal
Ban Ki-moon’s climate change envoy has accused the UK and Germany of backtracking on the spirit of the Paris climate deal by financing the fossil fuel industry through subsidies.
The Guardian
Les participants au Forum « Vision 360º sur le Carbone », qui s’est tenu les 15 et 16 courant à Marrakech, ont plaidé, samedi pour une tarification du carbone qui constitue un signal fort encourageant pour les investissements dans les pays qui souhaitent réaliser un développement décarboné.
Usine Nouvelle
Mark Carney warns of climate risks
Only a third of the 1000 biggest companies in the world are disclosing enough to investors about the potential impact of carbon pricing on their businesses, according to Bank of England governor Mark Carney.
The Australian
BoE’s Carney Sees Up to $7 Trillion Invested in Renewable Energy
As much as $7 trillion of investment will flow into clean technologies that can help curb pollution and climate change over the next two decades, Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney said.
Route 66 goes green with charging stations, solar panels
Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green.
The AP
Fuentes renovables generaron 96,36 por ciento energía en Costa Rica
La generación eléctrica con fuentes renovables ascendió a 96,36 por ciento del total en el primer semestre de 2016, según datos preliminares del Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (Cence).
Prensa Latina
UN Human Rights Council declares climate a priority
At the beginning of this month, the Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a new resolution on Human Rights and Climate Change,1 emphasising the links between UN climate negotiations and the protection of human rights.
Climate Change News
Denmark’s Tourism Industry Is About To Get A Big Boost From Global Warming
Denmark’s typically cold, wet climate is about to turn into a coastal paradise this summer thanks in part to global warming, according to a report from Danish magazine Fagbladet 3F.
The Daily Caller
DiCaprio's foundation grants USD 15.7 M to stop climate change
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation is set to donate USD 15.7 million to help solve environmental issues, such as climate change.
Business Standard
COP 22 : Les pays africains souhaitent parler d’une même voix en faveur de l’eau à Marrakech
Les rideaux sont tombés sur la conférence internationale de l’eau et du climat, ce mardi 12 juillet 2016 à Rabat, la capitale administrative marocaine, a remarqué sur place votre quotidien en ligne, Guinéenews.
Guinee News
Loss and damage, here and now
Despite strenuous efforts by many rich governments, loss and damage due to climate change is evident everywhere; UN environment and climate bodies suggest some ways to deal with it.
Eco Business
ONG lamenta que la CE pueda beneficiar a colistas climáticos con una nueva propuesta
La red de ONG dedicadas al clima Climate Action Network (CAN) avisó de la CE podría beneficiar a los países europeos que menos esfuerzos han hecho para reducir sus emisiones de CO2.
Efe Verde
Vancouver to eliminate new greenhouse gas building emissions by 2030
The proposal is part of the City's plan to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world
CBC News
A América Latina le llegó la hora de adaptarse al calentamiento global
Unos 14 millones de latinoamericanos viven en zonas de alto riesgo ante el cambio climático
El Pais
Extreme measures are needed': Namibia's battle with drought comes to its cities
Two weeks ago, the President of Namibia officially declared the country to be in a state of emergency. The country is facing its most severe drought in more than 25 years.
The Guardian
Ireland currently imports 85 percent of its energy, 35 percent above the European average, just behind Malta, Cyprus and Luxembourg.
In the first six months of 2016, wind energy has ‘saved’ Ireland €70 million in foreign energy imports.
Energy Digital
Global warming implicated in dinosaur extinction
New technique for measuring ancient temperatures finds two pulses of climate warming at the end of the Cretaceous
The Guardian
Financements verts : L’Afrique veut un traitement particulier
L’eau apparait comme un élément clé en Afrique eu égard au fait que dans les différents plans d’adaptation et d’atténuation, 92 % ont trait à elle.
Le Soleil
L’UNESCO dévoile la liste des six sites les plus menacés par le changement climatique
En ce début de semaine, le Comité du Patrimoine Mondiale de l’UNESCO se réunit à Istanbul, en Turquie.
Paris dévoile les résultats de son bilan carbone pour 2004-2014
Pour lutter contre le dérèglement climatique, Paris s’est engagée dès 2007 à réduire l’empreinte carbone de son territoire.
Business Immo.
Les jeunes du monde lancent l’appel de Dakhla pour le développement durable
Des jeunes venus des quatre coins du monde ont lancé, depuis Dakhla, un appel pour la mise en œuvre effective des décisions de l’Accord de Paris.
Le Matin
Aviation industry preparing for ‘eleventh hour’ deal on emission trading
An agreement on curbing emissions from international flights will be reached at the ICAO general assembly this autumn, according to industry sources, while biofuels continue to struggle to emerge as a long-term solution for greening the sector.
California to Extend Cap-and-Trade System to 2050
The price of allowances will rise also, encouraging businesses to clean up emissions
Scientific American
Carbon Floor Crucial for Unlocking Clean-Tech Funding, HSBC Says
Minimum prices for greenhouse gas emissions will help attract financing for the $80 trillion needed to wean the world’s economy off fossil fuels, according to HSBC Holdings Plc.
Why are the world’s cap-and-trade markets struggling to keep prices up?
Since 2011, California has used a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade market as one of its programs aimed at reducing carbon emissions over time.
The Sacramento Bee
EU Launches Emissions Trading Projects in Korea, China
The European Union has launched a cooperative project with the Republic of Korea to support the implementation of East Asia’s first national emissions trading system.
Global Trademag
Avión Solar Impulse 2 aterriza en Egipto, penúltima etapa de la vuelta al mundo
La aeronave despegará en los próximos días rumbo a Abu Dabi, destino de la última etapa de su vuelta al mundo.
La Tercera
Proyectos de energía renovable generaron más de 25,500 empleos en California
El 65% de trabajos vinculados a este tipo de proyectos se generaron en Inland Empire y el Valle de San Joaquín, áreas de mayoría hispana y de bajos recursos
La Opinion
Cambios en la distribución de las nubes, otra evidencia más del calentamiento global
La distribución de las nubes en la atmósfera de la Tierra está sufriendo, desde hace tres décadas, cambios que dirigen las trayectorias de las tormentas hacia los polos, lo que amplía el mapa de las zonas secas subtropicales.
Efe Verde
DiCaprio dona 14 millones para combatir el cambio climático
Leonardo DiCaprio ha anunciado que su fundación donará 15,6 millones de dólares (14 millones de euros) para financiar programas de conservación y medioambiente para combatir el cambio climático.
El Pais
UN launches ‘Sendai Seven’ campaign aimed at boosting disaster risk management
The United Nations envoy dealing with disaster risk reduction today launched a new multi-year campaign that aims to reduce disaster losses, improve management of disaster risk, and save lives.
UN News Centre
Réchauffement climatique : un rapport préconise de relever le prix à payer pour les émissions de CO2
Comment évoluer vers des économies dites « bas carbone » et, ainsi, tendre à l’objectif des réductions d’émissions de CO2 et lutter contre le réchauffement climatique ?
Le Monde
Africa: What Africa's Drought Responses Teach Us About Climate Change Hotspots
The world may still argue about whether or not climate change is for real.
All Africa.
Aviation industry preparing for ‘eleventh hour’ deal on emission trading
An agreement on curbing emissions from international flights will be reached at the ICAO general assembly this autumn, according to industry sources, while biofuels continue to struggle to emerge as a long-term solution for greening the sector.
El Niño played a key role in Pacific marine heatwave, as did potentially climate change
The Northeast Pacific's largest marine heatwave on record was at least in part caused by El Niño climate patterns.
Science Daily
Oui, les énergies renouvelables pourraient créer 1 million d’emplois
Un rapport de l’Ademe démontre que le choix du 100% renouvelable ferait bondir notre PIB dans les trois décennies à venir.
Temps Reel
Global warming is shifting Earth's clouds, study shows
The reaction of clouds to a warming atmosphere has been one of the major sources of uncertainty in estimating exactly how much the world will heat up from the accumulation of greenhouse gases, as some changes would enhance warming, while others would counteract it.
The Guardian
Gold’s hidden climate footprint
The lure of mining for precious metals in South America and Europe is creating new carbon emissions not controlled by international agreement.
Climate News Network
Technological and cultural innovations amongst early humans not sparked by climate change
Environmental records obtained from archaeological sites in South Africa's southern Cape suggest climate may not have been directly linked to cultural and technological innovations of Middle Stone Age humans in southern Africa after all.
Namibia: German Experts Help Harvest Floodwaters
Rainwater and floodwater harvesting for irrigation purposes in north-central Namibia are meant to increase agricultural production especially during inter-seasonal dry spells.
All Africa
Britain advised needs to prepare more for climate change
Severe heatwave of 2003 could become norm by 2040s, along with increased flooding and water shortages
Thomson Reuters Foundation
China Airlines announces new sensor system for monitoring global warming and air pollution
China Airlines (CAL) announced the acquisition of a monitoring sensor for the purposes of providing data on global warming and air pollution in the Asia region and began operations on July 7.
China Post
California seeks to extend landmark climate-change effort
California's landmark cap-and-trade program to fight climate-changing pollution from fossil fuels would survive long past Gov. Jerry Brown's time in office under a state proposal Tuesday.
East Bay Times
When it comes to saving energy, it’s really not all about the money
A recent psychological study has provided suggestive evidence that when people decide to take steps to use less energy at home, and so to protect the environment, they don’t merely do so because they want to save a little bit of cash on their electricity bills. If anything, it suggests, some forms of materialistic or competitive thinking may inhibit deep or long-lasting conservation attitudes.
Washington Post
In former ‘Dirtiest City in America,’ clean transportation is thriving
In October of 1969, Walter Cronkite announced to America that Chattanooga, Tennessee had been anointed the “Dirtiest City in America” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Southeast Energy News
Tourisme et changement climatique Le lancement de la declaration de Casablanca
Des ministres du Tourisme des pays du Dialogue 5+5 ont appelé, lundi 11 juillet a Casalanca, a recenser et partager les etudes d'evaluation des impacts des changemments climatiques sur le tourisme, realises par les Etats de la Mediterranée occidentale.
El Niño 760 millions dollars pour sauver les pays africains touchés
Les Nations unies ont indiqué avoir besoin de 760 millions de dollars sur les 12 prochaines années pour répondre aux besoins alimentaires urgents de sept pays d’Afrique durement touchés par une sécheresse accrue.
Le Matin
Inician particulares generación eléctrica de fuentes renovables
La primera asignación de contratos de largo plazo a empresas particulares para generar energía renovable concluyó este martes con el acuerdo de que añadirán dos mil 85 megavatios de capacidad instalada, lo cual representa una inversión por dos mil 600 millones de dólares para los siguientes tres años.
Una mujer guardiana del clima en medio de la guerra
La guerra no solo destruye vidas humanas, sino también la naturaleza y con ello los medios de subsistencia.
Deutsche Welle
French carbon pricing committee proposes tax on coal-fired power
A French government advisory committee has recommended that France increase taxation on coal-fired power plants, or set stiffer carbon emissions standards, to encourage a shift to gas-fired plants to reduce carbon emissions.
Francia aplicará una tasa de carbono en 2017, concentrada en el carbón
La ministra francesa de Ecología, Ségolène Royal, anunció hoy que el compromiso de su país de imponer una tasa a las emisiones de carbono (CO2) se cumplirá desde enero de 2017 con un mecanismo aplicado a las centrales de carbón, lo que deja entrever que no se verán afectadas las de gas.
La Vanguardia
Tanger est prête à accueillir la MedCop22
A une semaine de l’ouverture de la MedCop à Tanger, qui se tiendra lieu les 18 et 19 juillet, le president de la region Tanger Tétouan Al Hoceima, Ilyas El Omari, affirme que la ville du Détroit est prête à accueillir cet événement international, qui réunira 25 délégations étrangères et 2.000 participants.
Medias 24
Tánger acoge la segunda MedCOP Clima, un foro mediterráneo contra el cambio climático
La región de Tánger-Tetuán-Alhucemas y la Unión por el Mediterráneo han firmado un convenio para que la MedCOP Clima, foro que reúne la próxima semana a los actores estatales y no estatales del Mediterráneo, se convierta en "un auténtico punto de partida" para diseñar un plan de acción que contribuya a avanzar en la agenda mediterránea en la lucha contra el cambio climático.
Le 7e Sommet mondial des villes s'ouvre à Singapour
Le 7e Sommet mondial des villes s’est ouvert le 10 juillet à Singapour sur le thème "Villes habitables et durables : villes innovantes d’opportunités", destiné à examiner comment les villes peuvent mieux gouverner et renforcer la résilience à travers la politique, les technologies et les innovations sociales.
Le Courrier du Vietnam
La OMS urge un plan global contra el impacto del cambio climático en la salud
La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) ha reclamado un fuerte plan de acción global para reducir los riesgos para la salud del cambio climático, ya que están relacionados con millones de muertes en todo el mundo y se prevé que entre los años 2030 y 2050 cause unas 250.000 adicionales.
Europa Press
UK poorly prepared for climate change impacts, government advisers warn
A 2,000 page report by Committee on Climate Change predicts global warming will hit UK with deadly heatwaves, more flooding and water shortages
The Guardian
Climate change funding
Government has set aside $200,000 to establish a secretariat within the Ministry of Economy in the hope of harnessing climate funds from the global community.
Fiji Times
Selon l’ADEME et la New Energy Outlook l’économie sera verte d’ici 2040
A nouvelle ère économique sera basée sur l’utilisation des énergies renouvelables. Les conclusions des derniers rapports de l’ADEME et du « New Energy Outlook 2016 » confirme cette tendance.
L’OCDE critique les insuffisances de la politique environnementale de la France
Bien, mais peut et doit mieux faire. En cette période de résultats aux examens, la France reçoit, lundi 11 juillet, son carnet de notes de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE) sur ses engagements et sa politique environnementale.
Le Monde
Solar plane on second-to-last leg of globe-circling voyage, leaves Spain for Egypt
The Solar Impulse 2 flew out of Seville airport on Monday, July 11, 2016, and is Cairo-bound, for the near-completion of a trip from the United Arab Emirates in March of 2015, the starting point and final destination.
El Solar Impulse 2 inicia la penúltima etapa de su periplo
El avión Solar Impulse 2 despegó ayer de Sevilla, en el sur de España, rumbo a El Cairo, en la penúltima etapa de su vuelta al mundo utilizando el sol como única fuente de energía. Pilotado por el suizo André Borschberg, el avión solar despegó a las 06:20 locales (23:20 del domingo en Ecuador) en esta 16ª etapa, que durará unas 50 horas. Se espera que llegue a la capital egipcia el 13 de julio a media jornada.
To adapt to climate change, Mekong Delta provinces must unite: Deputy PM
Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ urged local governments to perform better administration reforms to attract more investment to the Mekong Delta
Viet Nam News
Énergie et climat : et si la sagesse était (un peu) suédoise ?
Le gouvernement suédois, coalition minoritaire sociaux-démocrates et Verts, vient de fixer avec l’opposition ses orientations de politique énergétique. Chacun devrait s’y plonger : la vision allemande est connue, mais nous négligeons trop les autres choix, en particulier suédois, tchèques et britanniques. Mieux les comprendre aiderait à évaluer les options européennes et nationales.
Les Echos
Even the clouds altered by climate change, says study
Clouds, which act as thermal regulators for Earth, have altered in character and global distribution due to climate change, and could in turn make warming worse, a study said.
New Zealand Herald
Mary Robinson: World's poorest pay the price for our emissions
UN envoy Mary Robinson has called for schoolchildren to be taught more about how their lives directly impact climate change.
Irish Examiner
By 2030, climate shift may kill 250k more per year
Climate change is likely to kill 250,000 more people each year by 2030, latest assessment by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows.
The Times of India
Changements climatiques: des milliers de décès supplémentaires annoncés par an
<> Ces propos sont de Richard Kinley, le responsible du secretariat de la Convention cadre des Nations unies sur les changement climatiques (Ccnucc).
¿Qué nos depara la COP22 de Marrakech?
La Cumbre del Clima de París, la COP21, supuso un avance en la lucha contra el cambio climático. ¿Qué nos depara la COP22 de Marrakech? Eso es, precisamente, lo que se está discutiendo en Viena, durante la vigésimo séptima sesión anual en el Fórum de Crans Montana.
EU, Korea launch emissions trading scheme
The European Union delegation to Korea and Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance launched a project last week to tackle greenhouse gas emissions as part of bilateral cooperation to curb climate change.
Korea Herald
UE colabora con Corea del Sur en proyecto de comercio de derechos de emission
La Unión Europea (UE) ha puesto en marcha un proyecto de cooperación con Corea del Sur sobre comercio de derechos de emisión por valor de 3,5 millones de euros, según informó hoy el Ejecutivo comunitario en un comunicado.
Ciudades resilientes, claves en la lucha contra el cambio climático
Alcaldes, líderes urbanos e investigadores se reunieron durante esta semana en un foro mundial organizado por Gobiernos Locales para la Sostenibilidad (ICLEI) en Bonn, para trabajar juntos sobre este desafío global.
Deutsche Welle
Le réchauffement climatique et la spéculation sont les vecteurs de l’insécurité alimentaire
Une conférence mondiale sur le thème « Santé et Climat » se tenait le 7 et le 8 juillet à Paris.
Massive mangrove die-off on Gulf of Carpentaria worst in the world, says expert
Climate change and El Niño the culprits, says Norm Duke, an expert in mangrove ecology, after seeing 7,000ha of dead mangroves over 700km
The Guardian
S'pore lays out plan to address challenges of climate change
President Tony Tan unveils Climate Action Plan to cut emissions, adapt to climate shifts
Business Times
Conférence Internationale sur l’Eau et le Climat / Un livre bleu sur l’eau présenté à la COP 22
Rabat abrite, aujourd’hui lundi et demain mardi, la Conférence Internationale sur l’Eau et le Climat.
China's Guangdong carbon market to include aviation sector
China's southern Guangdong province will include the aviation sector in the final year of its pilot scheme for trading carbon emissions permits, the local government said on Friday.
Climate change killed Europeans in 2003 heat
Hundreds of west Europeans were killed in the 2003 heat wave by human-induced climate change, scientists say in a ground-breaking report.
Climate News Network
In China, Ban highlights country’s leadership on sustainable development, climate change
In China, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the country’s relationship with the Organization, noting in particular its crucial role in improving tensions, building peace and promoting the agenda on climate change.
UN News Centre
À Pékin, Ban Ki-moon encourage la Chine à continuer sur la voie de la transformation et des réformes
En visite dans la capitale chinoise Pékin, le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a encouragé jeudi le pays à continuer sur la voie de la transformation et des réformes, notamment en créant l'espace nécessaire pour que la société civile puisse jouer un rôle crucial.
UN News Centre
Ban alienta a líderes chinos a crear espacios de participación para la sociedad civil
El Secretario General de la ONU alentó hoy a los líderes de China “a crear el espacio que hace falta para que la sociedad civil desempeñe un papel crucial” en la vía de transformación y reforma que transita el país.
UN News Centre
Changements climatiques : la santé au centre de la conférence internationale de Paris
Les impacts des changements climatiques sur la santé ont été sous-estimés. L'OMS et le gouvernement français organisent ces 7 et 8 juillet la 2e Conférence mondiale Climat et santé afin d'accélérer la prise de conscience.
Actu Environnement
How solar energy can be transformed into fuel
A new study look into the quest for sustainable fuel, and how solar energy can be transformed into exactly this. The new procedure uses the sun's thermal energy to convert carbon dioxide and water directly into synthetic fuel.
Science Daily
Pacific’s Small Island States Adopt New Climate Change Strategy
Pacific island nations are among some of the most vulnerable islands that stand in the forefront of climate change, facing the challenges of sea level rises, compromising their land, health, social, economic aspects and their way of life, including threats to sustainable development.
EM TV online
How Buddhist monks are battling deforestation in Cambodia
Cambodia has one of the world's highest deforestation rates. But a group of Buddhist monks are stepping up efforts to save forests by publicly revealing wrongdoings and mobilizing local villagers. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Deutsche Welle
How New York State is engaging local communities on climate change
New York State’s adaptation and mitigation measures are securing a climate resilient future for its citizens, a new briefing from The Climate Group shows.
The Climate Group
Climate Change Claims a Lake, and an Identity
Llapallapani, Bolivia — The water receded and the fish died. They surfaced by the tens of thousands, belly-up, and the stench drifted in the air for weeks.
The New York Time
Global warming: Is it time to phase out fossil fuels?
They are one of the world’s energy generators and many countries highly rely on them to power industries, transport and energy sectors.
New Times
La reina Letizia pide luchar contra el cambio climático para mejorar la salud
La reina Letizia ha instado a la comunidad internacional a hacer de la lucha contra el cambio climático un instrumento básico en la mejora de la salud global, sobre todo para garantizar una mejor nutrición en todo el mundo
Efe Salud
Ministra francesa aboga por armonía entre ser humano y medio ambiente
La ministra francesa de Medio Ambiente, Ségolene Royal, afirmó hoy que el combate contra el cambio climático es por establecer relaciones armoniosas entre el ser humano y el medio ambiente.
Prensa Latina
Un mandato con pasión y competencia
La costarricense Christiana Figueres terminó su mandato como secretaria ejecutiva de la CMNUCC. Varios expertos han valorado su rol que será recordado por el Acuerdo de París.
Deutsche Welle
Costa Rica inicia trámite para ratificar compromiso sobre emisiones de carbono
Nuestro país es uno de los 195 Estados que acordaron recortar sus emisiones de carbono para contener el aumento de la temperatura media del planeta por debajo de los dos grados Celsius (2 °C)
Por qué el cambio climático es una cuestión de educación
El cambio climático nos afecta a todos, pero todavía no estamos actuando con la celeridad que deberíamos para enfrentar sus causas, mitigar el cambio y adaptarnos a sus efectos. Mucha gente no entiende los riesgos que plantea el cambio climático a las estructuras económicas y sociales mundiales.
Project Syndicate
Final French carbon price proposal to be published July 11: source
The taskforce in charge of delivering France's national carbon price floor proposal for the power sector will publish its final report next Monday, a source close to the discussions said Thursday.
Carbon tax essential for decarbonising our economies
A decade ago, as part of its commitment to tackling the problem of global warming, the European Union introduced a scheme to force a reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases from electricity generation and heavy industry.
Irish times
La Chine et l'ONU conviennent de renforcer leur coopération
Le président chinois Xi Jinping a appelé jeudi à renforcer la coopération avec les Nations unies lors de sa rencontre avec le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon, qui en est à sa dixième visite en Chine.
French China Org CN
Why Climate Change Is an Education Issue
Climate change affects us all, but we still are not acting as quickly as we should to address its causes, mitigate the damage, and adapt to its effects.
New Europe
A cheap, simple experiment just found a very effective way to slow deforestation
In a convincing new study conducted in Uganda and based on a program sponsored in part by its government, a team of researchers have found an effective and affordable way to combat deforestation in a country showing some of the fastest tree loss rates in the world.
Washington Post
Laurent Fabius urges rapid ratification for Paris Agreement
Former French foreign minister and chairman of the UN climate talks calls on businesses gathered at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards to ensure the 'spirit of Paris' lives on
Business Green
L'ONU appelle à allouer plus de ressources pour faire face aux conséquences du phénomène El Niño
Les gouvernements et la communauté internationale doivent intensifier leurs efforts pour mettre fin à la souffrance des populations, renforcer la résilience et protéger les moyens d'existence suite aux effets dévastateurs du phénomène El Niño dans le monde entier, ont déclaré mercredi les responsables de trois agences des Nations Unies basées à Rome.
UN News Centre
Google et la bataille pour le climat
L'accord passé entre Google et la FAO des Nations Unies est un probable tournant dans la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique. D'abord, parce que le contenu est très concret avec un impact immédiat.
L'Accord de Paris pourrait entrer en vigueur l'an prochain
L'Accord de Paris, un pacte mondial historique destiné à lutter contre les changements climatiques, pourrait entrer en vigueur dès le début de l'année prochaine, a déclaré mardi la responsable des Nations unies (ONU) sur le climat, Christiana Figueres.
L’Unesco appelé à la rescousse pour protéger la plus vaste mangrove du monde
Une pétition lancée par l’ONG a été présentée à l’UNESCO, mercredi 6 juillet, l’exhortant à ajouter à sa liste des sites en péril les Sundarbans au Bangladesh.
Le Monde
Cette espèce de manchots d'Antarctique pourrait diminuer de 60% d'ici la fin du siècle
Ils pèsent à peine 4 kg, passent le plus clair de leur temps dans l'eau et vivent paisiblement dans l'Antarctique.
Huffington Post
Fondo Verde para el Clima aprueba US$49 millones para nueve proyectos de energía solar en Chile
La directora de Ambiente y Cambio Climático del Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina, Ligia Castro, destacó que el programa de Energía Solar en Chile supone el primer proyecto de financiación estructurado aprobado por el Fondo Verde en su historia.
El Mostrador
Merkel: la lucha contra el cambio climático es una cuestión de supervivencia
La canciller alemana, Angela Merkel, calificó hoy la lucha contra el cambio climático como "una cuestión de supervivencia" y apeló a seguir el camino trazado por el acuerdo de París para detener el calentamiento de la tierra.
El Diario
Bachelet anuncia nuevos programas de cooperación sobre cambio climático con la Caricom
Durante su intervención ante la trigésima séptima convención del bloque en Guyana, la Mandataria destacó un nuevo aporte de medio millón de dólares para fortalecer los organismos similares a la Onemi en los paises del Caribe.
Cancillería tica acoge taller de capacitación sobre Acuerdo de París
La cancillería realiza hoy aquí un taller de capacitación sobre el Acuerdo de París y las negociaciones climáticas multilaterales, primera actividad de Costa Rica como presidenta de la Asociación Independiente de América Latina y el Caribe (Ailac).
Prensa Latina
L’OMS préoccupée par les impacts du changement climatique sur la santé humaine
De plus en plus d'animaux marins se retrouvent dans les eaux californiennes entraînant la joie des touristes et des amoureux de la nature mais aussi la méfiance des maîtres-nageurs.
Sciences et avenir.
7e dialogue de Petersberg sur le climat : "l’Accord de Paris entrera en vigueur dès 2017"
é le mercredi 06 juillet 2016 à 11h48

Le 7e dialogue de Petersberg s’est achevé mardi soir à Berlin, en Allemagne. Réunissant une quarantaine de ministres, ce rendez-vous annuel, créé en 2010 par la chancelière Angela Merkel après les résultats décevants de la COP de Copenhague, vise à faciliter le travail des présidences successives des COP et permet des échanges informels et directs entre des pays représentant les grands groupes de négociation au sein de la convention Climat.
Séoul investira 42.000 Mds de wons dans les énergies renouvelables d'ici à 2020
La Corée du Sud investira un combiné de 42.000 milliards de wons (36,6 milliards de dollars) dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables d'ici à 2020 dans le cadre des efforts pour développer le système d'alimentation électrique écologique du pays, a fait savoir ce mardi le ministère du Commerce, de l'Industrie et de l'Energie.
Agence de presse Yonhap
Africa: Investable Climate Projects Will Deliver Sustainable Growth in Africa - World Bank Official
Last week, at the African Carbon Forum convened in Kigali, African countries committed to achieve climate change resilience and to make the Paris Agreement on climate change a reality.
All Africa
Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices
A temporary halt to the federal government’s plan to cut electric power plant emissions has caused carbon prices in the Northeast’s only cap-and-trade program to plummet, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Climate Central
Researchers recommend an EU-own flight ticket tax
Several EU member states have failed to introduce taxes on air traffic. Now, researchers from the EU-funded FairTax project, coordinated by Umeå University in Sweden, suggest in a paper that the EU should introduce an EU tax on flight tickets, to contribute to a more sustainable development in the EU.
Germany pledges support for developing countries at Petersberg climate meeting
Germany says developing countries need more help to meet the climate change targets agreed to in Paris. The government is presenting a new support initiative at a two-day climate meeting in Berlin.
Deutsche Welle
Le 7è dialogue de Petersberg souligne la nécessité de ratifier l’accord de Paris avant la COP 22
Le dialogue de Petersberg sur le climat, dont la 7ème édition s’est ouverte lundi à Berlin, a souligné la nécessité de ratifier l’accord de Paris avant la 22-ème Conférence des parties à la convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques à Marrakech (COP22).
Atlas Info
Segolene Royal: EU should approve UN climate deal in 2016
The European Union could formally approve the UN’s new greenhouse gas slashing deal by the close of 2016, France environment minister Segolene Royal told a meeting of climate envoys on Monday.
Climate Home
Berlín reclama rápida entrada en vigor del acuerdo del clima de París
El Gobierno alemán reclamó la entrada en vigor lo más rápido posible del acuerdo climático mundial firmado en París en diciembre, en el marco del VII Diálogo de Petersberg sobre Cambio Climático que dio comienzo hoy en Berlín.
Pre-2020 climate actions needed to curb emissions: Prakash Javadekar
"Cooperation is the key for taking (climate) actions. Every country is at a different stage of development. We need cooperation. We have the will to act," said Environment Minister.
Indian Express
La Chine et l'Europe vont relier leurs marchés carbone
L'Union européenne va investir 10 millions d'euros dans un nouveau projet de coopération avec la Chine. L'objectif est de raccorder le système ETS d'échange de quotas d'émissions à celui que la Chine prévoit de créer.
Environnement Magazine
La ONU aplaude el acuerdo sobre energías limpias entre EEUU, Canadá y México
El director de la Oficina de la ONU para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres, Robert Glasser, ha descrito este lunes como "un gran hito" el acuerdo anunciado la semana pasada por Canadá, México y Estados Unidos para elevar al 50 por ciento su producción de energías limpias.
Europa Press
L'ONU salue un nouveau partenariat nord-américain sur le climat et la réduction des risques de catastrophe
Le chef du Bureau des Nations Unies pour la réduction des risques de catastrophe (UNISDR), Robert Glasser, a salué lundi l'annonce d'un nouveau partenariat entre le Canada, les Etats-Unis et le Mexique, en vertu duquel les dirigeants des trois pays se sont engagés à prendre des mesures importantes pour atteindre 50% de production d'énergie propre d'ici 2025 et à coopérer davantage en matière de réduction des risques de catastrophe.
Paris climate deal needs fossil fuel giants to ‘implode’
Research shows that a “controlled implosion” of the fossil fuel industry and a technological explosion of renewable energy are needed to meet climate targets.
Climate Home
L'Europe, victime du charbon polonais et allemand
Selon une étude de WWF, les émissions des centrales au charbon ont un impact majeur sur la santé de tous les pays européens. Les parcs de l’Allemagne et de la Pologne ont entraîné le décès de plus de 7000 personnes en Europe en 2013
L'Usine Nouvelle
Kenya: In Kenya, Companies Now Liable for Climate Change Damages
Climate change lawsuits are gaining momentum as citizens are increasingly turning to domestic courts to hold governments and corporations accountable for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
España y Finlandia acuerdan colaborar en materia de meteorología
El acuerdo se enmarca dentro de la estrategia de la Aemet de colaborar en la política internacional
Nigeria: Centre for Biodiversity Takes Off in Niger Delta
The Centre for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Watershed (ICBCW) has taken off in the Niger Delta region following its inauguration to commence research, training and education in the region.
Leadership (Abuja)
How India's 'smart villages' are centralising solar power
The Indian government has committed 980bn rupees ($14.5bn; £10.9bn) to a flagship smart cities' programme, but the social entrepreneur behind the country's first smart village thinks they've missed some low-hanging fruit.
IKEA: why businesses should 'go all in' on sustainability  BusinessGreen
First 6 months of 2016 hottest ever recorded in New Zealand
Ski fields are struggling to open and winter electricity consumption is down in New Zealand after the first six months of 2016 proved to be the hottest start to a year that scientists have ever recorded.
Small Island States adopt new climate change strategy
The Small Island States of the Pacific Islands Forum have adopted a new climate change strategy to ensure their vulnerabilities are addressed as part of the regional policy agenda.
Radio New Zealand
A Remote Pacific Nation, Threatened by Rising Seas
One clear bright day last winter, a tidal surge swept over an ocean embankment here in the remote, low-lying island country of Kiribati, smashing through the doors and windows of Betio Hospital and spewing sand and debris across its maternity ward.
NY Times
La adaptación al cambio climático debe centrar la cumbre de Marrakech
El comisario de la COP22, Abdeladim El Hafi, asegura que las políticas de adaptación no pierden de vista el gran objetivo de la reducción de las emisiones
INDCs: Africa In Need Of Trillions To Combat Climate Change
It has been projected that African countries need at least $2.7 trillion for mitigation measures and another $488 billion for adaptation to climatic change to be met in 2030, according to the estimates from Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for adaptation to climate change.
Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation
Success tackling climate change and achieving sustainable development in Africa will take finance, cooperation and real engagement with non-state actors, participants heard in high-level sessions that wrapped up this year’s Africa Carbon Forum.
Pourquoi Total fait le pari de l’électricité
Le pétrolier vient de racheter coup sur coup SAFT et le belge Lampiris. Une percée dans l’électricité qui répond à une stratégie de long terme, dans un contexte où les énergies propres vont de plus en plus s’imposer dans le monde.
Les Echos
La Reina intervendrá en Conferencia de París sobre Salud y Cambio Climático
La Reina Letizia intervendrá el próximo jueves 7 en la jornada inaugural de la Segunda Conferencia Global sobre Salud y Cambio Climático, organizada en París por la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y el Gobierno francés, han informado hoy fuentes de la Casa del Rey.
La Vanguardia
L'EPFL s'attaque à l'injection de CO2 dans le sol pour lutter contre le réchauffement
Injecter et stocker le CO2 dans le sol pourrait bien être l'une des solutions pour limiter l'impact des gaz à effet de serre sur notre environnement. L'EPFL a développé un outil capable de simuler l'impact géologique de ce type de procédés.
La Côte
Norway bids to capture business by capturing carbon
A Norwegian prime minister once compared the difficulty of capturing carbon and storing it underground to a “moon landing.” But just as the lunar program transformed the U.S. economy, this technology could do the same for Norway.
La mangrove, un piège à carbone aux potentiels encore méconnus
Ecosystème peu étudié, la mangrove fait l'objet pour la première fois d'un vaste programme de recherche, initié depuis la Nouvelle-Calédonie, sur ses capacités à piéger les gaz à effet de serre.
Sciences et avenir
Migración aumenta por cambio climático: Mayans
El presidente de la Comisión Frontera Sur del Senado, Humberto Mayans Canabal (PRD), advirtió que aumenta el flujo migratorio de centroamericanos a México, tras diversas devastaciones naturales generadas por el cambio climático.
El Universal
El crimen empeora el cambio climático (y viceversa)
Dos estudios sugieren que hay una relación entre el calentamiento global, el aumento de las temperaturas y el crimen.
‘Ethiopia hit by climate change despite negligible emissions’
Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson has said it is unfair that Ethiopians are suffering the worst effects of climate change as 10m people are hit by food shortages following the worst drought in 50 years.
Irish Examiner
Update national soil mapping data to mitigate climate change effects: Agri chief
In order to prepare the country for the effects of climate change especially on agriculture, newly appointed Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel "Manny" Pinol has ordered the updating of soil analysis data nationwide.
Philippines News Agency
208m trees planted during spring season surpassing official target
At least 26.5 percent more trees were planted this year during spring season across the country.
Daily Times
We have saved the planet once, now let’s do it again
Global action is healing the ozone hole and can tackle climate change
Financial Times
UN highlights risk reduction, mitigation to combat El Niño’s impact in Central America’s Dry Corridor
One of the areas most affected by extreme hazards, in particular natural hazards, is the Dry Corridor of Central America, with recurrent droughts, excessive rains and severe flooding affecting agricultural production.
United Nations News Centre
Amérique centrale : l'ONU appelle à agir pour réduire l'impact d'El Niño
L’une des zones les plus touchées par les risques naturels extrêmes est le Couloir sec d’Amérique centrale, qui subit des sécheresses récurrentes, des pluies excessives et de graves inondations qui affectent la production agricole.
United Nations News Centre
FAO urge a movilizar asistencia al Corredor Seco de Centroamérica luego de El Niño
El impacto del fenómeno El Niño en el Corredor Seco de Centroamérica resultó devastador para 3,5 millones de personas que ahora precisan ayuda humanitaria en El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras.
United Nations News Centre
What Brexit Means for Addressing Climate Change
The future of energy and environmental policy in the United Kingdom and the European Union has been thrown into question following the U.K.’s vote to leave the E.U. last week, despite promises from the current Conservative Party leadership that the country would deliver on commitments.
COP22 : Le privé engagé pour le climat selon Miriem Bensalah
Mme Miriem Bensalah-Chaqroun, présidente de la CGEM, a réaffirmé à Londres l’engagement fort du secteur privé dans la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique, et ce dans le cadre d’une approche proactive, volontariste et responsable.
La tribune
Climat : les investisseurs intégrent davantage les coûts du réchauffement global
La deuxième journée du Business and Climate Summit, qui se déroulait au cœur de la City de Londres, était consacrée à la finance.
Warning sounds on global warming
The record warm start to the year will be the new normal within the next few generations, scientists say.
New Zeland Herald
Africa Needs Over $3 Trillion to Mitigate Climate Change
African countries need at least $2.7 trillion for mitigation measures and another $488 billion for adaptation to climatic change to be met in 2030, according to the estimates from Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for adaptation to climate change.
All Africa
Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation
Success tackling climate change and achieving sustainable development in Africa will take finance, cooperation and real engagement with non-state actors, participants heard in high-level sessions that wrapped up this year’s Africa Carbon Forum.
Le Forum africain du carbone s’engage dans le développement durable en Afrique
Les mesures pour contrer le changement climatique telles que des politiques vertes, les approches de marché et les financements peuvent guider le développement durable en Afrique, tel est le message phare livré par les participants au Forum africain du carbone à son ouverture officielle mercredi à Kigali, la capitale du Rwanda.
Afrique 7
Expertos de 19 países analizan las políticas de mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático en el sector agropecuario
Una representación de expertos de entidades y organizaciones internacionales y de las oficinas de cambio climático de 19 países participan esta semana en un taller regional sobre “Políticas y Medidas de Mitigación y Adaptación al Cambio Climático en el Sector Agropecuario”, en el Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en Santa Cruz
"Ya existen tecnologías limpias para frenar el cambio climático"
Su abuelo, Auguste Piccard, fue la primera persona que vio con sus propios ojos la curvatura de la Tierra, además de ser también el primero en utilizar una aeronave presurizada.
El Mundo
'Country can earn up to $2 billion per annum by selling carbon credits'
Pakistan can earn from $400 million to $2 billion annually by selling carbon credits in the international market and the federal government is committed to completing a viable plan under Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) by 2018.
Business Recorder
The Latest: North America leaders tackle global warming
The Latest on President Barack Obama's summit Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (all times local):
Fox news
Paris climate summit put planet on course for 'catastrophic' warming despite being seen as success, study finds
While countries agreed to try to limit global warming to a rise of 1.5C, the actions they actually promised could see temperatures go up by twice that amount
Ministros de Energía del G20 estudian aplicación de los acuerdos de París
Los ministros de Energía del G20 se reúnen desde hoy en Pekín con la búsqueda de fórmulas para aplicar los acuerdos alcanzados en la cumbre sobre el cambio climático de París (COP21) de diciembre pasado como principal objetivo.
Déclaration des leaders sur le partenariat nord américain en matière de climat, d’énergie propre et d’environnement
Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau, le président Barack Obama et le président Enrique Peña Nieto s’engagent conjointement à l’égard d’une économie et d’une société nord‑américaines concurrentielles, durables et à faibles émissions de carbone.
Premier Ministre du Canada
EU commits 10 million euros to ramp up emissions trading
EU steps up cooperation on emissions trading with China: new 10 million euros project announced
Londres promet de tenir ses engagements sur le climat
La secrétaire d'Etat britannique à l'Energie et au changement climatique Amber Rudd a promis mercredi que la Grande-Bretagne tiendrait ses engagements contre le réchauffement mondial malgré le Brexit.
Les dirigeants polynésiens inquiets pour leur océan
Les représentants des Etats et territoires membres du groupe des dirigeants polynésiens ont signé ce mardi une déclaration commune sur la protection de l’Océan (Te Moana o Hiva).
Rwanda: Bank of Kigali to Plant One Million Trees in Climate Change Mitigation Effort
Bank of Kigali says it will invest part of its annual operations budget in supporting efforts by a local non-profit environmental conservation organisation to plant one million trees in Nyagatare District as part of activities to mark 50 years, this December, since it was incorporated in 1966.
Africa: Over 43 Million Africans Face Extreme Poverty Due to Climate Change By 2030
The World Bank has warned that the current level of climate adaptation funding which is insufficient could trigger extreme poverty in Africa by 2030.
Human-Caused Climate Change is Occurring, Leading Scientific Groups Remind US Congress
Human-caused climate change is real, some of the leading scientific groups in the United States remind lawmakers.
Nature World News
Climate change forces European graziers to consider Aussie cattle
Rising temperatures and variable weather patterns caused by climate change will lead to a growing demand for tropical varieties of cattle in Europe, according to a German breeder.
Humans Put Amazon to More Danger, Fires
Threats to the Amazon rainforest are more wide-ranging than people realize, revealed a new study in Nature that looks at human activities to which conservation programs have not given adequate attention.
Nature World News
Tanzania: Sh18 Billion Climate Change Programme Launched
The government has embarked on a five-year programme to mitigate the impact of climate change.
Les «trois amigos» conviennent d’un partenariat sur le climat
Le Canada, les États-Unis et le Mexique ont annoncé une série de mesures pour s’attaquer aux changements climatiques, en marge du Sommet des leaders nord-américains qui se tenait mercredi.
Journal de Montreal
La cumbre de Ottawa cierra acuerdo energético y clama contra las subvenciones siderúrgicas
Obama invita a Peña Nieto a Washington "una última vez" y ambos condenan juntos los atentados de Estambul.
Deutsche Welle
Nicaragua apunta a tener una matriz renovable para el 2020
Para el 2020 la meta que tiene el país es lograr tener una matriz energética noventa por ciento renovable y un diez por ciento térmica, por esa razón cada año se están impulsando proyectos de energía limpia comentó el diputado Edwin Castro, en el Primer Simposio “Oportunidades de Eficiencia Energética, Energía Renovables y Producción más Limpia para la Empresa”
La Prensa
Acuerdo entre RD y Panamá busca bajar emisiones contaminantes
República Dominicana y Panamá firmaron un convenio de cooperación técnica en tres sectores (energía, cemento y manejo integral de residuos) como primer esfuerzo internacional para reducir emisiones en esos tres campos.El acuerdo se firmó en una reunión sostenida con ministros de Medio Ambiente de la región y autoridades ligadas al cambio climático, como parte de las actividades anexas a la inauguración del Canal Ampliado de Panamá.
El Caribe
UN climate chief urges Britain to remain a global warming leader
Christiana Figueres tells business leaders that Brexit vote is not an obstacle to continued cooperation between Britain and the EU on global warming
The Guardian
Le « Brexit » affaiblit davantage la politique climatique de l’Europe
Le climat, l’énergie et l’environnement n’ont pas fait partie des préoccupations mises en avant par les pro ou les anti-« Brexit » , qui ont ferraillé sur la « bureaucratie » bruxelloise, la souveraineté nationale ou les migrants. Il s’agit pourtant d’enjeux essentiels, sur lesquels le choix des Britanniques de tourner le dos à l’Union européenne (UE) est susceptible d’avoir un impact majeur.
Le Monde
Climat : les ambitions sous condition des entreprises
Une étude publiée à l’ouverture du « Business & Climate summit » à Londres révèle le potentiel de réduction d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre dont disposent les entreprises… à condition que les pouvoirs publics les y aident.
La Tribune
CaixaBank se propone que todo su consumo eléctrico sea renovable en 2018
Caixabank ha iniciado un plan para que en 2018 el 100 % del consumo eléctrico provenga de energías renovables, informó la compañía en un comunicado. Este compromiso se ha anunciado en el Business&Climate Summit 2016 en Londres impulsado por The Climate Group y We Mean Business con el apoyo de otras instituciones.
Business & Climate Summit : des partenariats entre entreprises au chevet du climat
La deuxième édition du Business & Climate Summit, qui se déroule en ce moment à Londres, dresse un constat clair : seuls, les États ne parviendront pas à contenir les émissions de gaz à effet de serre "bien en-deçà des 2°", tel que le prévoit l’Accord de Paris.
Business Can Deliver 60% of Paris Pledges to Cut Emissions
A new research report, ‘The Business End of Climate Change’ launched today at the Business & Climate Summit in London’s Guildhall puts a figure for the first time on what greenhouse gas emissions cuts could be achieved by business worldwide.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Climate Action Can Drive Sustainable Development in Africa
Action on climate change in the form of green policy, finance and market approaches can drive sustainable development in Africa, government, business and civil society representatives heard on the opening day of Africa Carbon Forum.
Les experts recommandent des économies à faibles émissions carboniques en Afrique
Les experts participant au 8ème Forum sur le carbone en Afrique (ACF), à Kigali, capitale du Rwanda, ont appelé les gouvernements africains à se concentrer sur la réduction de leurs émissions de gaz carbonique dans l'industrialisation de leur économie.
Moody’s calls for rapid Paris climate deal approval
Credit giant says speedy ratification will calm markets, pledges to use UN climate pact as benchmark for rating companies
Climate Home
FAO advierte sobre efecto devastador de El Niño en Centroamérica
El efecto devastador del evento climático El Niño dejó a 3,5 millones de personas en situación de inseguridad alimentaria en el Corredor Seco de América Central, advirtió la FAO.
Agencia Andina
Climate change 'most serious' environmental issue for New Zealand – report
Climate change is the most serious environmental issue New Zealanders face, according to a new report by the Environment Commissioner.
El Caribe une sus fuerzas para salvarse del calentamiento global
La región tiene una biodiversidad como pocos lugares en el mundo pero sus altas temperaturas se podrían elevar aún más por el cambio climático
La Vanguardia
WorldGBC Reveal Innovative Climate Change Project
Today the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) unveiled a new innovative project which aims to fulfil the targets of the Paris Agreement.
Blue and Green Tomorrow
Wind Fuels the North Sea’s Next Energy Boom
As oil declines, huge wind farms are providing electricity to Northern Europe.
MT Technology Review
OPINIÓN: América Latina debe ratificar el Acuerdo de París
Tras la firma del acuerdo por parte de 177, países la responsabilidad de ratificarlo es de las legislaturas. Varios países latinoamericanos se preparan para iniciar el proceso este año.
La Tercera
Paris climate deal approval on course, say analysts
Brexit unlikely to slow momentum towards global climate deal coming into force
Climate Home
Climate Home
Contaminación del aire causa 6,5 millones de muertes prematuras
Un total de 6,5 millones de personas mueren cada año de forma prematura debido a la contaminación del aire, según reveló la Agencia Internacional de la Energía (IEA).
Pollution de l’air : augmenter les investissements dans l’énergie diminuerait le nombre de décès selon l’AIE
Il suffirait d’augmenter de 7% les investissements mondiaux dans l’énergie jusqu’en 2040 pour réduire significativement le nombre de morts causés par la pollution de l’air.
Climate Change High on Agenda as Obama and Trudeau Meet for Summit
When Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, appeared at the United Nations this spring to sign the Paris climate accord, the rapturous ovation he received was worthy of the celebrity he had become, a leader full of promise and of promises, especially on climate change.
The New York Times
Vers une entente nord-américaine sur le climat?
Les dirigeants des États-Unis, du Mexique et du Canada s'efforceront mercredi, lors d'un sommet à Ottawa, de définir en commun les moyens de lutter contre les effets du réchauffement climatique au niveau du sous-continent nord-américain.
Les Affaires
Le Business climate summit s'ouvre à Londres
Ségolène Royal ouvre ce 28 juin à Londres la deuxième édition du Business climate summit.
Environnement Magazine
Environnement Magazine
Insurers’ pledge to help developing countries on climate change
When powerful earthquakes rocked New Zealand and Haiti in 2010, each measuring 7.0 magnitude, very different dramas unfolded: New Zealand, though hit hard, was able to start recovering relatively quickly; Haiti, meanwhile, was brought to its knees.
One major reason for the difference was the role insurance played in the two island nations’ recoveries.
Financial Times
Futuros gobiernos deben fomentar prevención frente a cambio climático
El ministro de Agricultura y Riego, Juan Manuel Benites, consideró que los siguientes gobiernos en el Perú deben concentrar todos sus esfuerzos para mantener políticas dirigidas a la agricultura familiar y fomentar el aspecto preventivo frente a los efectos adversos del cambio climático.
Ratifier l’Accord de Paris sur le climat, un long parcours d’embûches
La mise en oeuvre de l’accord pourrait être repoussée au-delà de l’échéance fixée à 2020.
Le Temps
Climate change: communities and councils fill void on zero emissions targets
In the absence of ambitious climate action by the federal government, communities are leading Australia in setting renewable energy targets
The Guardian
José Sarukhán: México, con red meteorológica pobre
Tenemos enormes deficiencias en los sistemas de predicción, lo cual dificulta la elaboración de modelos climáticos más detallados que permitan prever el impacto del cambio climático en los ecosistemas, advirtió José Sarukhán Kermez, Coordinador Nacional de la Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO).
El Universal
Tackling carbon emissions in China
Beijing symposium explores imposing usage tax to augment planned emissions-trading system
Harvard Gazette
Universidades firman acuerdo de energías limpias en Colombia
Como una forma de encarar las responsabilidades que Colombia adquirió en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP 21), este lunes se firmó el “Acuerdo de Energías Limpias por Colombia”, cuya finalidad es afianzar los conocimientos sobre energía renovable en el país.
El Espectador
Changes in rice cultivation can curtail climate change
At a time when climate change is set to impact rice production in Asia, simple water management by farmers as an adaptation strategy will minimise the damage.
The Hans India
Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution
A sobering report released on Monday by the International Energy Agency says air pollution has become a major public health crisis leading to around 6.5 million deaths each year, with “many of its root causes and cures” found in the energy industry.
NY Times
India consider umbrella legislation on climate change
India is considering the possibility of bringing an umbrella legislation on climate change to move ahead towards the ratification of the Paris climate agreement—a legacy that the US President Barack Obama wants to leave before his term draws to an end.
Economic Times
Prochaine réunion des experts africains au Rwanda sur les émissions de carbone
Plus de 600 experts sur le changement climatique des gouvernements du continent africain et d'autres régions devraient participer au Forum Afrique Carbone (ACF) de cette année, prévu la semaine prochaine dans la capitale rwandaise Kigali.
Marruecos crea una nueva agencia para gestionar todas las energías renovables
El Consejo de Gobierno de Marruecos ha creado con un proyecto de ley la Agencia Marroquí de Energías Renovables, MASEN, siglas en inglés, que gestionará el campo de las energías renovables, principalmente solar y eólica.
Paris Agreement to Drive Development - Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016 Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
The Paris Climate Change Agreement has put fresh wind in the sails of climate policy, which governments and the private sector will seek to harness to drive development at the Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.
UNFCCC Newsroom
La BM soutient l'adaptation au changement climatique et la croissance verte au Vietnam
La Banque mondiale (BM) a approuvé un crédit de 90 millions de dollars en faveur du Vietnam pour l'aider à s'adapter aux changements climatiques et soutenir sa croissance verte, conformément au Plan d'action sur le changement climatique du groupe de la BM.
Le Courrier du Vietnam
Líderes religiosos se alían con la ciencia para incluir el cambio climático en sus sermones
Científicos internacionales y a líderes religiosos de ocho confesiones firman una declaración en la que instan a «fomentar la colaboración de la ciencia y las principales religiones en la conservación del medio ambiente»
ABC España
«La verdadera tragedia del cambio climático es que tiene solución»
El climatólogo indio y profesor de Ciencias Climáticas y Atmosféricas de la Scripps Institution of Oceanography de la Universidad de California Veerabhadran Ramanathan charla con ABC horas antes de recoger el Premio BBVA Fronteras del Conocimiento en Cambio Climático
ABC España
La salida de Reino Unido obligará a recomponer las políticas climáticas europeas
La salida del Reino Unido obligará a recomponer a las políticas de cambio climático en la Unión Europea, según explica a Efe el coordinador de políticas ambientales de la ONG española SEO/BirdLife, el británico David Howell.
COP22: Une nouvelle proposition « l’Oasis Durable »
Le Maroc présentera une nouvelle proposition « l’Oasis Durable » lors de la COP22.
Agri Maroc
Finance climatique : La bonne idée du Maroc, un ‘‘Fast Track’’ mondial
Le Maroc propose de mettre en place un guichet unique pour mobiliser la finance climatique et accélérer l'accès à ces financements pour les projets bancables, notamment pour les pays en développement, a indiqué, hier à Rabat, le président du Conseil économique, social et environnemental (CESE), Nizar Baraka.
Infomediaire Maroc
EU Carbon Slumps Most Since 2014 as Brexit Sparks Doubts
Carbon prices in the European Union’s emissions market, the world’s biggest, plunged the most in 27 months as the U.K. vote to leave the 28-nation bloc triggered uncertainty about the future of the cap-and-trade program.
Renewable energy set to get a separate power trading market
With the increasing share of renewable energy in the grid and its likelihood to disturb existing power systems, the government is preparing a separate power trading platform for clean energy.
Business Standard
Rwanda: Call for More Research to Combat Climate Change
The effects of climate change have been felt through destruction of crops, and property by floods and prolonged drought.
The New Times
Africa’s Charcoal Economy Is Cooking. The Trees Are Paying
When Julien Andrianiana started selling charcoal 14 years ago, he was just one of a few dealers around. Most households in Toliara, a coastal city in southwestern Madagascar, still used firewood for cooking.
NY Times
Estrategia climática para América del Norte (opinion) El Universal