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Indian bags UN honour for corporate sustainability initiative
An Indian social entrepreneur has been named among 10 "champions and pioneers" by UN Chief Ban Ki-moon under the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative that calls on companies to align with universal principles of human rights, environment and anti-corruption.
Business Standard
Christiana Figueres agradece el Premio Princesa de Asturias de Cooperación Internacional
La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, ha agradecido este miércoles al comité del Premio Príncesa de Asturias 2016 y a los jueces "por otorgar el Premio Princesa de Asturias a la Cooperación Intercional 2016 a nuestro trabajo y contribución".
Europa Press
La próxima COP22 de Marrakech deberá centrarse en mecanismos de transparencia
La próxima cumbre sobre el cambio climático de Marrakech (COP22) está prevista para el próximo mes de noviembre.
EU countries meet 2020 carbon-cutting targets 'six years early'
The European Union has hit its carbon-cutting targets six years early, according to new data, prompting praise from some quarters but also criticism that the goals were not tough enough.
Climat : une nouvelle méthode de stockage du CO2 découverte en Islande
Malgré la progression fulgurante des énergies renouvelables, le nombre de centrales thermiques en activité et en projet à l’heure actuelle reste très important à l’échelle internationale, et impose la mise en œuvre de technologies de purification des fumées.
Bangladesh vulnerable to climate change as coastal residents are getting displaced
Bangladesh is vulnerable to climate change and many people are getting displaced because of it in the coastal areas, says noted economist Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, who was Bangladesh's lead negotiator in the Paris climate conference.
Hans India
Naissance d'un grand groupe énergétique en Afrique
Une nouvelle entité à même de booster la capacité de production d‘énergie électrique en Afrique vient de voir le jour.C’est le fruit du rapprochement de deux institutions financières panafricaines spécialisées dans le financement des infrastructures sur le continent.
Infrastructures : un vent de changement dans l’énergie africaine
L'objectif de production d'énergie verte en Afrique pour 2030, 300 GW, est ambitieux.
Jeune Afrique
Zimbabwe: Trade Unions Embrace Climate Change
TRADE unions in Africa are moving to embrace climate change and green collar jobs that preserve or restore the environment in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Financial Gazette (Harare)
El arma secreta de Colombia contra el cambio climático
Más ingresos, más producción y todo eso con un impacto menor en el cambio climático. Esos logros ya son realidad en una iniciativa pionera en Colombia, impulsada por el Centro de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), y la universidad UniCauca
BBC Mundo
One year later, how a Pope's message on climate has resonated
Catholics worldwide are showing a new zeal for combatting climate change since Pope Francis highlighted the issue in 2015, experts say.
Christian Science Monitor
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and Paris Agreement win Asturias Award
The Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation was announced today in Oviedo, in Northern Spain. The prestigious award, equivalent to Spain’s version of the Nobel Prizes, was awarded to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement.
La lucha contra el cambio climático, premio Princesa de Asturias
El jurado del galardón a la Cooperación Internacional distingue el Acuerdo de París del 2015
El Periódico
UN climate accord panel wins major Spanish prize
The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Accord panel have been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation.
Premio al pacto mundial por la Tierra
El galardón de Cooperación Internacional reconoce la lucha de la ONU contra el cambio climático. La Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas y el Acuerdo de París de 2015 que suma la voluntad de 195 países sedujeron al jurado
El Comercio
Cities forge world's largest alliance to curb climate change
Cities in six continents joined up to form the world's largest alliance to combat climate change on Wednesday, a move intended to help making ground-level changes to slow global warming.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Les villes du monde s'allient contre le changement climatique
Les deux principales alliances de villes de l'Union européenne et dans le monde engagées dans la lutte contre le changement climatique ont annoncé aujourd'hui à Bruxelles leur association pour créer le plus grand réseau de métropoles dans le domaine.
Le Figaro
EU, UN create largest coalition of mayors to combat climate change
Wednesday marked the creation of the new Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, the world’s largest coalition of mayors, spanning six continents, representing 7,100 cities and 119 countries.
Réchauffement : Paris élue capitale 2016 de la lutte climatique
La capitale française a été choisie par le Fonds mondial pour la nature (WWF) en tant que ville "modèle", en raison de "sa politique volontariste, innovante et participative".
La Tribune
Perú hace frente a los impactos del cambio climático en el país
Perú lleva a cabo un agresivo programa de reforestación y mayor infraestructura hídrica, así como medidas para impulsar el agro, frente a los impactos del cambio climático en el país, sostuvo hoy el ministro de Agricultura, Juan Benítes.
UN boss: Brexit would mean rewriting Paris Agreement on climate change
Christiana Figueres, one of the architects of the historic deal struck last December to limit warming to no more than two degrees above pre-industrial levels, said the international pact, “would require recalibration”. It is currently in the process of ratification.
From high above the Atlantic, Solar Impulse team launches International Committee of Clean Technologies
Over two days into his solar-powered transatlantic flight, Dr. Bertrand Piccard announces the launch of new international clean tech body
Caribbean region must boost efforts to prepare for increased drought – UN report
Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean, so countries in the region must enhance their capabilities to deal with this and other extreme weather-related challenges to ensure food security and hunger eradication, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said in a new report.
UN News Centre
Royal Bank of Canada backs adoption of carbon price
The Royal Bank of Canada has thrown its considerable weight behind the adoption of stringent and rising carbon prices that would be high enough to drive this country’s transition to a low-carbon economy.
The Globe and Mail
Three amigos summit seen as rare chance for big moves on climate change
The North American leaders should seize their rare moment of political agreement on climate when they meet next week in Ottawa, says a new report.
Brexit Vote Threatens Europe’s Carbon Market With Worsening Glut
European Union pollution permit prices are poised to plunge should voters in the U.K., the carbon market’s second-biggest emitter, opt to leave the European Union.
Climate Change In NYC: Hot Summers Could Cause Over 3,000 Deaths A Year By 2080
New York City summers bring to mind images of children running through open fire hydrants, free concerts in the park, and a feeling of carefreeness not associated with any other season
Medical Daily
Climate Change: India Plans Women-Friendly Agricultural Equipment
Men are migrating to cities, leaving behind women in villages. That's impacting agriculture as women find it difficult to use heavy equipment used for farming. But that is going to change as the government plans to develop women-friendly equipment to sustain agriculture.
U.S. On Track To Achieve 2030 Emissions Goals In 2016
A dramatic slump in coal production has pushed U.S. carbon emissions so low that, were the trend to continue, the U.S. would achieve its 2030 emissions goals this year, according to one professor’s analysis of data from the Energy Information Administration.
Arctic’s red algae speeding up global warming, causing glaciers to melt fast
A study has revealed that fields of red-coloured algae are forming on world’s glaciers and it is accelerating global warming.
International Business Times
Our new alliance unites 600m city dwellers in fight against climate change (Michael Bloomberg and Maroš Šefčovič) Guardian
EU environment ministers urge Paris ratification and carbon trading reform
Governments across Europe may be distracted by the threat of Brexit, but despite the potential fallout from Thursday's vote the EU's day-to-day work is continuing.
Maldives urges rich countries to rapidly ratify Paris climate agreement
Environment and energy minister of small island state, one of the countries most at risk of global warming impacts, says ‘no time to waste’ on Paris deal
Norway ratifies Paris Agreement
Norwegian ambassador deposits instrument of ratification to UN Secretariat, leapfrogging France in race to formally ratify Agreement
Noruega deposita su instrumento de ratificación del Acuerdo de París
El 20 de junio de 2016, Noruega depositó en las Naciones Unidas su instrumento de ratificación del Acuerdo de París.
UNFCCC Newsroom
La Norvège ratifie l'accord de Paris sur le climat
La Norvège a ratifié l'accord de Paris sur le climat pour devenir le 18ème pays à boucler le processus d'adoption de ce texte négocié fin 2015 en vue de contenir le réchauffement de la planète, ont rapporté mardi des médias.
Radio Algérie
Environment ministers fear the Paris Agreement will come into force without the EU
Europe’s environment ministers have called for the Paris agreement, concluded last December at COP21, to be ratified as quickly as possible, both at EU and member state level.
Grâce aux énergies renouvelables, le Maroc va diviser le prix de l’électricité par deux en 10 ans
Les investissements importants consentis par le Maroc dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables pourraient permettre au pays de diviser par deux le coût de l’électricité en moins de 10 ans.
La ayuda a refugiados y el cambio climático optan al Princesa de Cooperación
La organización no gubernamental MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station), dedicada al rescate de emigrantes en el mar, y la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el cambio climático figuran entre las veintisiete candidaturas que optan al Premio Princesa de Cooperación Internacional que se fallará mañana.
Elon Musk wants to build a clean-energy juggernaut, merging Tesla and SolarCity
Elon Musk is hoping to create a single "end-to-end" clean energy company that would handle everything from solar power to batteries to electric cars.
Tesla veut racheter SolarCity pour devenir un géant des énergies renouvelables
Les actionnaires de Tesla ne sont pas convaincus par la pertinence de l’acquisition car Elon Musk brûle déjà énormément de cash pour produire son nouveau modèle de voiture électrique.
Les Echos
Premio BBVA de Cambio Climático: España puede ser el mayor exportador solar del mundo
Veerabhadran Ramanathan, uno de los “padres” de la ciencia del cambio climático, considera “un desastre” que el Gobierno de España haya puesto trabas a las renovables.
Vatican marks ‘Laudato Si” anniversary with new website
Marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace launched a new website dedicated to the document and efforts around the world to put its teaching into practice.
CBCP News Service
Centroamérica examina Plan de Acción contra cambio climático
Autoridades y representantes sociales de Centroamérica examinaron hoy un plan de acción regional para reducir el impacto del cambio climático y sus repercusiones en la producción agropecuaria y los desastres naturales.
As sea levels rise, Rotterdam floats to the top as an example of how to live with water
When a big storm hits a coastal city like New York or New Orleans, it's often the storm surge that does the most damage — the rising water that comes with low atmospheric pressure.
Public Radio International
New crop varieties 'can't keep up with global warming'
Crops yields around the world could fall within a decade unless action is taken to speed up the introduction of new varieties.
Asia’s Rising Prosperity, Climate Change Taking Toll on Food Security
Asia’s economic growth over the last decade has been relentless, bringing with it a rising population and an influx of people from the countryside to the cities in search of prosperity. These trends are not expected to abate.
Centuries-old African soil technique could combat climate change: scientists
A farming technique practiced for centuries in West Africa, which transforms nutrient-poor rainforest soil into fertile farmland, could combat climate change and revolutionize farming across the continent, researchers said on Tuesday.
CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships
“We believe that shipping, together with all other industry sectors, must be part of the solution to limit the increase in global temperature, as we clearly are a global contributor to carbon emissions”, said ECSA President Niels Smedegaard, addressing a symposium on decarbonisation of shipping held in Antwerp today.
Hellenic Shipping News
OPINION: Carbon market omission: The cement industry EurActiv
Climate change campaigners welcome China's plan to halve meat consumption
Climate change campaigners have welcomed new guidelines which urge Chinese consumers to eat 50 per cent less meat, even though food experts say enticing the country’s growing urban middle classes away from beef and pork will be a huge challenge.
Ministers Accept EU Emission Trading Scheme Needs Review
Today EU Environment Ministers acknowledged the need for a reform of the EU carbon market
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Ministros piden actuar urgentemente para frenar cambio climático en el Ártico
Los ministros de Exteriores de la Unión Europea (UE) reconocieron este lunes la necesidad de "una acción global urgente" para reducir y prevenir "los riesgos significativos causados por el cambio climático y otros impactos medioambientales en la región ártica".
Ultima Hora
Solar Impulse 2 affronte l'Atlantique pour rallier l'Europe
Le pilote suisse Bertrand Piccard est seul aux commandes de l'avion qui fonctionne grâce à des batteries se rechargeant grâce à environ 17.000 cellules photovoltaïques.
Global coral bleaching event expected to last through 2016
After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns disintegrating into the sea.
Netherlands Eyes Firmer Carbon Market in Call Welcomed by Canete
The Dutch presidency of the European Union is seeking political support from member states to enshrine in a carbon market reform a flexibility provision that would enable strengthening the world’s biggest cap-and-trade program.
U.S. contest challenges video-game makers to battle climate change
Video-game developers are competing this week in a contest that will reward games that combat neither mortal enemies nor monsters but climate change.
Treasury calls for carbon tax comment
South Africa: The Treasury is asking for public comment by July 29 on draft regulations published at the weekend, detailing how companies can offset their liability for a carbon tax that will be introduced in 2017.
Business Day
Durante el 2015 hubo crecimiento récord en energías renovables
La idea de un país funcionando por completo con la energía proveniente del sol, el viento y el agua por muchos años se consideró ficción, pero se ha hecho realidad en las últimas semanas en países como Portugal y Uruguay.
El Tiempo
China to generate a quarter of electricity from wind power by 2030
Report says figures could rise to nearly one-third with power sector reforms, making it the world wind energy leader by a large margin
World’s First 24/7 Solar Power Plant Powers 75,000 Homes
Crescent Dunes is the first utility-scale facility in the world to use molten salt for power energy storage capabilities, a technology also known as concentrated solar
Cambio climático afectará rendimiento de los cultivos
El rendimiento de los cultivos se reducirá en la próxima década debido al cambio climático a no ser que se adopten medidas inmediatas para acelerar la introducción de nuevas variedades mejoradas, según advierten los expertos.
This is how China can live up to its huge wind energy potential
As the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gas emissions, China’s national climate goals are critical to the success of the Paris climate agreement and the world’s climate future.
Washington Post
Les glaciers reculent rapidement en Chine
Le Glacier Jianggudiru sur le Mont Geladaindong dans une partie isolée de la province de Qinghai a diminué de 34 mètres au cours des six dernières années.
95% of glaciers on Tibetan plateau receded
Due to degradation of their fragile eco-systems and impact of climate change, the deserts are undergoing a slow transformation which is having far reaching impact on flora, fauna and humans.
Times of India
Shift from coal to renewable energy sources, investors urged
The Philippines has “nothing to lose but all to gain” if it would shift investors away from coal to renewable energy (RE) sources, particularly solar, wind and geothermal energy, an official of the Climate Change Commission (CCC) has said.
Philippine Daily Inquirer
La mobilité électrique à la conquête des routes
Une étude révèle qu’à partir de 2040, la voiture électrique devrait constituer la norme. L’impact de cette tendance dominante sur le développement des énergies renouvelables sera clairement mesurable.
Ludovico Einaudi toca entre los icebergs del Ártico
El pianista actúa sobre una plataforma flotante para apoyar una campaña de Greenpeace por la protección del oceáno
El País
Solar plane to take off in New York
The Solar Impulse 2 will soon take off on the next leg of its attempt to circumnavigate the world - a flight across the Atlantic Ocean expected to take 90 hours.
Scientists battle to save world's coral reefs
After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns disintegrating into the sea.
Why business must act on climate change
Rachel Brown spells out what climate change means for New Zealand businesses and why they need to take it seriously.
NZ Business
China climate goals trigger launch of new derivatives
China's clean energy pledges are prompting a supply of new financing tools to fund the estimated 43 trillion yuan ($6.53 trillion) needed to switch from heavy, polluting industries to clean projects. The Beijing Environment Exchange endorsed a call option backed by 20,000 local carbon permits on Thursday, the first of its kind in China, which was bought by trading firm CMB Sinolink.
Obama advierte sobre efectos del cambio climático
El presidente Barack Obama advirtió hoy que los efectos del cambio climático ya se están sintiendo en los parques nacionales estadounidenses, uno de los mayores atractivos turísticos y claves para la supervivencia de muchas especies animales y vegetales.
El Nuevo Día
Tata of India Follows Norway’s Statoil on Carbon-Price Path
Tata Group, India’s biggest conglomerate, is following oil and mining companies including Statoil ASA in preparing to pay for their emissions.
Tanger accueillera le deuxième forum méditerranéen pour le climat
La région de Tanger-Tétouan-Al-Hoceima accueillera les 18 et 19 juillet prochains la MedCOP Climat, deuxième forum méditerranéen pour le climat, à l'hôtel Movenpick de Tanger.
El cambio climático altera las alergias
La variación en el tiempo durante los mayores brotes de alergias está relacionada con el cambio climático.
ABC España
Montréal devient cette semaine capitale mondiale du transport électrique
L'événement réunira 2000 intervenants engagés dans l'électrification des transports, incluant des conférenciers, chercheurs, manufacturiers et décideurs venus de partout dans le monde.
La Presse Canadienne
Cuba fomenta uso de energías renovables como contribución al medio ambiente y a la economía local
El gobierno cubano impulsa en la actualidad múltiples proyectos encaminados a promover el uso de fuentes renovables de energía, en la búsqueda por implementar alternativas viables y sostenibles que protejan el medio ambiente.
America Economica
Financial engineering helps fight cancer and climate change
The rebirth of financial engineering over the past few years has been every bit as striking as the returns once promised by some of the discipline’s more daring adherents.
Financial Times
On climate change, rain forest: Asean youth take the challenge
CLIMATE change affects people of all ages and races. It affects all living things in the world. Actually, threats of elimination of many living species have been evident, making international organizations to initiate mitigation and adaptation strategies.
Business Mirror
Centroamérica se une para combatir el cambio climático
El Foro “Medio Ambiente, Cambio Climático, Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional” tendrá lugar los próximos días 21 y 22 en Guatemala con el propósito de analizar los efectos del cambio climático en la región y trabajar en alternativas para combatirlos.
Radio La Primerisima
Mombasa island threatened by climate change
Scientists in the country have put Mombasa residents on high alert over the possibility of the island submerging.
With New Norway-US Forest Cooperation, Support Grows To Save Forests By Offsetting Flights Ecosystem Marketplace
ANALYSIS: Carbon capture and storage is unlikely to save coal in the long run BusinessGreen
Pope's Climate Encyclical Raises Action
This week marks the first anniversary of the call by Pope Francis to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics to join the fight against climate change, which was pivotal in building momentum for the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement and for sustainable development.
UNFCCC Newsroom
El cambio climático causará 250.000 muertes adicionales al año a partir de 2030
El cambio climático ya está provocando enfermedad y mortalidad, pero a partir de 2030, los efectos del calentamiento provocarán al menos 250.000 muertes adicionales cada año. Son datos de un estudio del Observatorio de Salud y Medio Ambiente DKV Ecodes, que compila la literatura científica y los documentos de organizaciones internacionales en la materia.
Antarctic CO2 hits 400ppm for first time in 4m years
Carbon dioxide has been steadily rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution, setting a new high year after year. There’s a notable new entry to the record books. The last station on Earth without a 400 parts per million (ppm) reading has reached it.
The Guardian
Kerry visita el Ártico para ver impacto del cambio climático
El secretario estadounidense de Estado, John Kerry, visitó hoy el extremo norte de Noruega para observar de cerca las zonas donde el cambio climático ha derretido el hielo y ha abierto nuevas rutas marítimas.
Green bonds must keep the green promise
Robust standards are urgently needed to channel capital debt markets into climate-friendly projects, says WWF France chief Pascal Canfin
Climate Home
« Paris, une place majeure dans le domaine de la finance verte »
Il y a un peu plus d’un an, le 22 mai 2015, se tenait à Paris le Climate Finance Day. La France venait d’annoncer qu’elle allait rendre obligatoire pour tous ceux qui gèrent notre épargne la mesure et la réduction de leur exposition aux risques liés au changement climatique.
Le Monde
Global sunblock could slow climate change
Pumping a sun-reflective aerosol into the atmosphere could help slow global warming, so David Keith and Gernot Wagner say the US should begin to research albedo modification
Irish Examiner
EU environment ministers must fix the carbon market
Environment Council meeting on Monday should be used to demand deeper reform, or risk locking in low ambition for 15 years
Climate Home
Cambiar el modelo de transporte, clave para cumplir los objetivos climáticos
España tiene que tomar "medidas importantes" para cambiar el modelo de movilidad si quiere cumplir los objetivos climáticos que se ha marcado, ya que el transporte es la mayor fuente de emisiones de los llamados sectores difusos.
EFE Verde
Que faire de l’argent du carbone ?
Encore modestes, les revenus de la tarification des émissions de gaz à effet de serre sont appelés à croître dans les prochaines années. Où affecter cette manne annoncée ?
UN aviation talks: time to come down to earth?
The International Civil Aviation Authority is unjustifiably smug about its climate record; it must play its part in efforts to limit warming to 1.5C…Next week the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the sector’s global regulator, has an opportunity to finally take a step forward on climate action. ICAO will discuss the impact of the Paris Agreement on the sector, and specifically the next steps for an aviation carbon offsetting scheme currently under negotiation.
Climate Home
California: Battle lines emerging in fight to extend carbon caps
Lawmakers working to extend California's landmark carbon cap have some hard decisions before them.
E&E Publishing
700-year-old West African soil technique could help mitigate climate
Ancient farming practice could be the answer to offsetting CO2 emissions and preventing food shortages
Bramble Cay Melomys: First mammal declared extinct from climate change
A rodent that resembles a mouse from a Great Barrier Reef island is the first mammal to become extinct from man-made climate change, Australian researchers say.
Bloomberg BNA
BLOG: How Climate Change Could Make the Ground Collapse The New York Times
France ratifies the Paris Agreement on climate change
France's President Francois Hollande has ratified the Paris Agreement, a deal on curbing global warming reached last year by 195 countries.
COP21 : Hollande ratifie l’accord de Paris sur le climat
Le président de la République, François Hollande, a signé, mercredi 15 juin, à l’Elysée, le décret de promulgation permettant la ratification de l’accord sur le climat conclu le 12 décembre à Paris à l’issue de la COP21.
Le Monde
Francia, primer país industrializado en ratificar el Acuerdo de París
El presidente de Francia, François Hollande, ha ratificado este miércoles el Acuerdo de París, adoptado el pasado mes de diciembre, con lo que el país se convierte en la primera nación industrializada en dar tal paso.
Europa Press
COP21 : Hollande ratifie l'Accord de Paris
François Hollande a signé, mercredi 15 juin à l'Elysée, le décret de promulgation de la loi de ratification de l'Accord de Paris
California's landmark cap and trade program faces uncertain future
California's greenhouse gas reduction program is in a battle for its life, and uncertainty about its future has spooked buyers of its carbon permits.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to extend California's climate change law beyond 2020
Gov. Jerry Brown is endorsing an extension of the state's main climate change law.
LA Times
Energía renovable y bancos mueven la IED en Centroamérica
La IED en Centroamérica aumentó un 6% en 2015 y llegó a los US$11.808 millones, así lo anunció este miércoles la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (Cepal).
Estragía & Negocios
Kerry tours Arctic Circle to see climate change impact
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Norway's extreme north to view areas impacted by climate change with melting ice and the opening of new sea lanes
US News & World Report
Cambio climático con mayor impacto en Latinoamérica
Las consecuencias del cambio climático serán más notorias en Latinoamérica que en muchas regiones del mundo debido a la gran diversidad del continente y a la fuerte dependencia del sector primario en la economía de estos países.
El Universal
Global call to embrace renewable energy
LEADERS of three key climate change negotiating blocks have called for more global use of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
The Namibian
Colombia debe invertir US$ 11.000 millones para enfrentar cambio climático
Colombia necesita invertir en los próximos 14 años unos 11.000 millones de dólares en proyectos de energía renovable para enfrentar el cambio climático, dijo una experta de la Corporación Financiera Internacional (IFC), miembro del Banco Mundial.
La Norvège vise la «neutralité carbone» dès 2030
La Norvège, gros producteur d'hydrocarbures, va viser la « neutralité carbone » dès 2030, 20 ans plus tôt que prévu, a décidé le Parlement norvégien, une conséquence, très onéreuse selon le gouvernement, de l'accord de Paris sur le climat.
Expertos resaltan la adaptación al cambio climático de las industrias alimentarias
La directora general de la Oficina Española de Cambio Climático (OECC), Valvanera Ulargui, ha defendido la cooperación entre la Administración, los científicos y las firmas alimentarias
COP22: ‘Much Work Was Done’ to Meet Morocco’s commitments
Moroccan Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, said, Wednesday in Rabat, that “a lot of work has been done” to meet the commitments of Morocco, which chairs the next World climate Conference (COP22).
Morocco World News
Sweden faces climate test as voters oppose brown coal sale
The Swedish government is expected to decide this week whether to allow the sale of some of Europe’s most polluting assets.
Climate Home
Malawi: Ebafosa an Answer to Addressing Nsanje District's Climate Change Effects
Nsanje authorities say the implementation of Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA) is vital in an effort to make the communities in the district have adequate knowledge and skill in mitigation effects of climate change.
Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)
Egypt: For Entrepreneurs, Going Green Makes Business Sense (analysis) Thomson Reuters Foundation
Global warming is causing a 'fundamental change' in the world's weather UN warns as Nasa reports hottest spring in history
The U.N. weather agency is warning of 'fundamental change' afoot in the global climate and continued warming, accompanied recently by unusually high rainfall in parts of the US and Europe.
Daily Mail
Nouveaux records de chaleur sur le globe en mai, selon la NASA
La Terre a enregistré de nouveaux records de chaleur en mai, selon des relevés de la NASA publiés mardi. L'hémisphère nord a notamment connu cette année son printemps le plus chaud depuis le début des relevés en 1880.
California's landmark cap and trade program faces uncertain future
California's greenhouse gas reduction program is in a battle for its life, and uncertainty about its future has spooked buyers of its carbon permits
L’accumulation de CO2 dans l’atmosphère bat des records
Nouvelle preuve de l’ampleur de la crise climatique mondiale. Des données publiées par le service national britannique de météorologie indiquent que la concentration de dioxyde de carbone franchira un seuil dangereux cette année, tout en poursuivant sa croissance marquée.
Le Devoir
Reform May Cut EU Carbon-Market Glut, Lead Lawmaker Duncan Says
The European Union should further reduce supply of permits in its ailing emissions market, the world’s biggest cap-and-trade program, instead of mulling fixing prices, according to the European Parliament’s lead lawmaker on a carbon program reform.
AL, rezagada en desarrollo de energía renovable
América Latina “ha sido lenta” en el desarrollo de energías renovables, dijo el secretario general del Consejo Mundial de Energía Eólica (CMEE), Steve Sawyer, presente en Montevideo para un encuentro de dos días que reúne a expertos en esta materia.
Climate change: Victoria aims to generate 25% of electricity via renewables by 2020
Energy minister Lily D’Ambrosio reveals renewable energy targets, saying investors have ‘lost faith’ in national target
Financiamiento climático: elemento fundamental para la transición hacia economías bajas en carbono
Conozca las principales conclusiones del webinar que se llevó a cabo el jueves 2 de junio, organizado por el Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA) en colaboración con el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA) y EUROCLIMA.
Conexión COP
Study: Going vegetarian can cut your food carbon footprint in half
If you're looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint, try eating less meat. That's one upshot of a big recent study on diets in the United Kingdom.
COP22 : L’UNICEF appelle à une protection des droits des futures générations
A l’occasion de la journée mondiale de la lutte contre la désertification et la sécheresse et à la veille de la tenue de la COP22, l’UNICEF lance son appel pour une véritable concrétisation des engagements pris par la communauté internationale pour l’atténuation des effets des changements climatiques sur les enfants.
La Tribune
Desaparece la primera especie de mamífero a causa del cambio climático
Un pequeño roedor australiano sería el primer mamífero extinto por los daños provocados por los seres humanos.
La Tercera
Indigenous rights and private funding key to slowing deforestation, says Norway minister
Efforts to save the world's forests hinge on securing private sector funds and ensuring indigenous communities in tropical forests are more involved in protecting their environment, Norway's environment minister said.
Un premier mammifère a disparu en raison du réchauffement climatique
Des chercheurs australiens affirment que l’élévation du niveau de la mer a provoqué l’extinction du melomys rubicola, un petit rongeur australien.
Les Echos
Free Lunch: Beyond fossil fuels
The forward march of carbon-free energy
Financial Times
BLOG: Carbon Trading and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Joined at the Hip, In for the Haul Huffington Post
Paris Agreement, six months on: What's changed? BusinessGreen
UN elects Fiji ambassador to top General Assembly post
The U.N. General Assembly, in a rare contested election, chose Fiji's U.N. Ambassador on Monday as president of its 71st session beginning in September.
Thomson's election "momentous" for Pacific
The Pacific Community says the election of Fiji's Peter Thomson to the UN General Assembly presidency is momentous for the Pacific.
Radio New Zealand
Cheap global gas, coal prices won't deter investment into renewables: Energy report
Renewable energy sector is set to get an investment of nearly $7.8 trillion in the coming decades, New Energy Outlook 2016 forecast said.
COP 22: C’est parti pour les travaux
COP22, c’est parti! Les travaux d’aménagement du site de Bab Ighli où se tiendra la conférence internationale sur le climat du 8 au 11 novembre viennent de démarrer à Marrakech.
Bloomberg: mercado energético a punto de cambiar radicalmente y crecimiento de demanda de combustible fósil finalizará en menos de 10 años
El fin del consumo de combustibles fósiles llegaría no porque se estén agotando las reservas de carbón y gas, sino porque se están encontrando alternativas más baratas
El Mostrador
Revealed: first mammal species wiped out by human-induced climate change
Human-caused climate change appears to have driven the Great Barrier Reef’s only endemic mammal species into the history books, with the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that lives on a tiny island in the eastern Torres Strait, being completely wiped-out from its only known location
¿Qué planeta quiere?
En un trabajo de etnografía rural el año pasado, Candilejas publicó la historia, entre otros, del agricultor Juan Fonseca Gamboa, oriundo de Chiral de Birrisito, Cartago.
La República
Scottish greenhouse gas figures due
Scotland's latest greenhouse gas emission figures are to be published by the Scottish government.
Medio Ambiente y BM lanzan proyecto para detener efectos cambio climático
El (BM) lanzaron hoy el Proyecto de Preparación para la Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación de los Bosques (mejor conocido como REDD+) que promoverá el uso sostenible de los recursos forestales en el país.
L'Inde annule la construction de 16 GW de centrales à charbon
Le ministère indien de l'Energie annule quatre projets de centrales à charbon d'une capacité totale de 16 GW, soit l'équivalent de près de neuf fois la puissance de la centrale nucléaire de Fessenheim. Une décision que le gouvernement indien explique par sa volonté de cesser ses importations de charbon afin de réduire les coûts de son électricité
Producción industrial, otro daño colateral del cambio climático
Las cadenas de producción que países industrializados tienen en países con climas más cálidos pueden verse afectadas por los estragos derivados del cambio climático, esto de acuerdo con un nuevo estudio.
El Financiero
Oregon Could Widen Carbon Trading across North America
A plan under study would link the state to California and Quebec
Scientific American
L'énergie renouvelable fournira 70% de l'électricité d'Europe en 2040
Grâce à la baisse de leurs coûts, les énergies renouvelables vont continuer à se développer massivement dans les prochaines années jusqu'à produire 70% de l'électricité européenne en 2040 et dépasser le gaz aux Etats-Unis, selon un rapport d'experts publié lundi.
Attention, villes en surchauffe
Les villes doivent s'adapter au réchauffement climatique. Des experts ont présenté leurs solutions lors d'un séminaire international à Berne
Le Temps
Solar plane pilots promote clean energy in NY
A sun-powered aircraft roving the world has made a pit stop in New York to promote the project’s clean energy use and multiple adaptations.
Andalou Agency
OPINION: The Paris climate agreement needs coordinated carbon prices to be successful  The Conversation
Enter the suits: business must deliver on the Paris climate deal (by Mark Kenber) Climate Home
Christiana Figueres: How to achieve global change with a 'moonshot attitude'
In one of her final interviews as UN climate chief, Christiana Figueres reveals why she believes the world has turned a corner in the fight against climate action – and why businesses are now seeing climate action as an opportunity
Scientists use climate, population changes to predict diseases
British scientists say they have developed a model that can predict outbreaks of zoonotic diseases – those such as Ebola and Zika that jump from animals to humans – based on changes in climate.
Carbon price corridor system could fix Europe ETS: French committee
A carbon price corridor mechanism with floor and ceiling prices, and an auction system, could help fix the European Emissions Trading System (ETS), in which prices have tumbled due to a glut of permits, according to a proposal by a French committee.
EU CO2 market reform must work around existing cap: lawmaker
Reform of the EU Emissions Trading System is not likely to include a steeper annual decline in Europe's CO2 cap and must focus on voluntary cancellation of surplus permits, the European Parliament's lead lawmaker on the EU ETS, Ian Duncan, said Friday.
Honduras Reducing Emissions with Help of UN Mechanism
In the wake of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Honduras is stepping up its efforts to measure and curb greenhouse gas emissions, making use of the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism to do so.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Uruguay es "modelo" en avance de energías renovables, según BID
La fuerte penetración que registraron las energías renovables en Uruguay con un rol clave de la inversión privada, es destacada y tomada como una "referencia" para el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), que pone al "modelo uruguayo" como ejemplo para el camino que prevén transitar en esta materia países de la región como Argentina
El Observador
EU gears up to approve Paris climate agreement
The Brussels bureaucracy made its first step towards ratifying the Paris climate agreement on Friday.
Climate Home
CE urge a los países miembros a ratificar acuerdo de París lo antes posible
La Unión Europea (UE) necesita que los Veintiocho sometan el acuerdo a sus parlamentos nacionales, de manera que se ratifique por separado para que la implementación del tratado se haga efectiva.
L’avion solaire Solar Impulse 2 a atterri à New York, dernière étape de sa traversée des Etats-Unis
L’avion solaire Solar Impulse 2 a atterri, samedi 11 juin avant l’aube, à l’aéroport JFK de New York, terminant ainsi sa traversée des Etats-Unis.
Le Monde
Cambio climático en zonas tropicales amenaza economía mundial
Según un estudio, el actual aumento de temperatura disminuye la productividad del trabajo en las industrias al aire libre
El Comercio
Asegura Semarnat que cambio climático ya afecta a Sonora
Para México el cambio climático no es algo del futuro sino un problema que ya nos afecta gradualmente con el aumento en la temperatura y fenómenos hidrometeorológicos externos que, aunados a la contaminación de suelos y cuerpos de agua, están desencadenando la migración de la fauna en ciertas regiones, entre otras consecuencias, señaló Rodolfo Lacy Tamayo.
El Imparcial
What the future of the petrol station looks like, from renewable energies to driverless cars
It’s a wonder Istvan Kapitany, executive vice-president of retail at Royal Dutch Shell, gets any work done
Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone
Scientists have a found a quick way - but not a cheap one - to turn heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas into harmless rock.
Appel à l'accélération des ratifications de l’Accord de Paris
Les participants à un colloque organisé jeudi au Sénat français ont appelé à l’accélération, dans les différents pays signataires de l’Accord de Paris, des processus de ratification de ce texte, une étape importante pour poursuivre à mi-chemin entre la COP21 et la COP22.
Le Mstin
Una solución al cambio climático: convertir CO2 en roca bajo tierra
El cambio climático supone uno de los mayores retos a los que se ha enfrentado la Humanidad. Prueba de ello es el éxito del llamado Acuerdo de París para limitar el aumento de la temperatura global por debajo de los 2ºC, que ha sido firmado por 195 países de todo el mundo.
El Mundo
Experts find climate change's fingerprints in French floods
An international team of scientists has found that man-made climate change nearly doubled the likelihood of last month's devastating French flooding.
Paris deluge made up to 90% more likely by climate change, scientists say
Just a few days after the heavy rain that caused widespread flooding across northern Europe, scientists are already able to tell if it had been influenced by human-caused climate change.
Carbon Brief
Hallan rastros de cambio climático en inundación de Francia
Un equipo internacional de científicos ha hallado que el cambio climático causado por el hombre casi duplicó la probabilidad de la devastadora inundación ocurrida en Francia el mes pasado.
El Informador
Le Maroc adopte un projet de loi sur l'Accord de Paris
Voilà plus de cinq mois que le soufflé est retombé et que l'euphorie de la COP21 a pris fin. Le Maroc, qui été l'un des premiers signataires de l'Accord de Paris sur le changement climatique le 22 avril à New York, semble toujours plongé dans cette euphorie environnementale.
HuffPost Maghreb
Despite Low Prices, Users Of Voluntary Offsets See More Sophisticated Carbon-Neutral Strategies In 2016
Prices for voluntary carbon offsets plunged to a record low in 2015, according to Ecosystem Marketplace’s latest “State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets” report, but market participants see the Paris Agreement and a flurry of tangential initiatives lifting prices in 2016.
Ecosystem Marketplace
Cement companies must innovate to survive: CDP
Three Indian cement makers have significantly reduced emissions among the top 12 producers of the building material in the world, a report revealed by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) said on Thursday.
Times of India
L’utilisation du pétrole augmente, mais les émissions stagnent
Les émissions mondiales de dioxyde de carbone liées à la consommation d’énergie ont augmenté de seulement 0,1 % en 2015 et celles de la Chine ont reculé pour la première fois en 18 ans, mais l’utilisation du pétrole à l’échelle de la planète a crû de 1,9 %, soit deux fois plus vite que la moyenne des dernières années
Le Devoir
Nasa to map coral reefs from the air to show impact of climate change
Scientists hope large-scale maps will offer new insight into effects of warming and pollution as previous studies have almost always been done up close in the water
Green shoe brand helps Ethiopia walk tall on global stage
Brightly colored shoes, boots and sandals, handmade in Ethiopia, nestle in tyres and wooden pallets hung with ropes on the white walls of this former butcher's shop in Gràcia, a fashionably bohemian district of Barcelona.
Companies Use Voluntary Carbon Markets for More Than Just Offsetting
William Theisen says his heart sank when he opened the latest edition of Ecosystem Marketplace’s annual survey of voluntary carbon markets, entitled Raising Ambition: State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2016.
Huffington Post
BLOG: Climate change and Pacific food systems: navigating a perfect storm Huffington Post
French senate formally approves Paris climate deal
France’s senate has unanimously backed a law on Wednesday to ratify the Paris climate change agreement.
Climate Home
COP21: le Parlement donne son feu vert à une ratification
Le Parlement a donné son accord pour la ratification de l'accord sur le climat conclu lors de la COP21. La signature définitive du président de la République est attendue pour le 15 juin.
France Soir
Christiana Figueres: Protecting the vulnerable is my priority
Outgoing UN climate chief talks ‘project smile’, women’s rights, Donald Trump and her belief the world will avoid 1.5C warming
Climate Home
Ban Ki-moon welcomes India-US commitment to climate agreement
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the commitment of India and the United States to Paris Agreement on Climate Change and their mission to reduce greenhouse gases as a sign of the growing global momentum for implementing the pact.
On World Day, UN urges meaningful action to protect future health of oceans
Healthy oceans are critical to sustaining life on Earth, by regulating the climate and providing a wide range of services, including natural resources, nutritious food and jobs that benefit billions of people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today, as the UN kicked off its celebrations to mark World Oceans Day.
UN News Centre
200 experts réunis à Berne pour faire face au changement climatique
Quelque 200 spécialistes suisses, allemands et autrichiens ont discuté du changement climatique mardi et mercredi à Berne. A la question "Comment s'adapter au réchauffement de la planète?", diverses solutions ont été présentées.
Green bond market faces growing pains
The market is swelling as the push by governments to lower global carbon emissions, underlined by December’s Paris climate change accord, provides fresh impetus for trillions of dollars of investment into cleaner energy.
Financial Times
Nicaragua pide indemnización a países responsables de cambio climático
La posición de Nicaragua ante las Naciones Unidas y el acuerdo de París apuntan a que los países no culpables del cambio climático tienen derecho a pedir y recibir indemnizaciones de parte de los países con responsabilidades, dijo el secretario
America Economica
Ontario Climate Action Plan: Province To Spend Up To $8.3B, Offer Financial Incentives
Ontario's climate change action plan, which will provide billions of dollars in subsidies and incentives to businesses and homeowners, was greeted with cautious optimism Wednesday by environmentalists and businesses.
Canadian Press
Le plan de 8 milliards de l’Ontario contre les changements climatiques
Le gouvernement ontarien doit dépenser de 5,9 à 8,3 milliards de dollars sur cinq ans pour lutter contre les gaz à effet de serre dans le cadre de son plan vert tant attendu, qui mise notamment sur les véhicules électriques et l'efficacité écoénergétique.
Radio-Canada/La Presse Canadienne
Ocean models support Madagascan adaption to climate change
A new project will use global ocean models to identify the most effective way for low income countries, such as Madagascar, to adapt to climate change.
Analizan en Honduras ejecución de proyectos de adaptación al cambio climático
Funcionarios y especialistas de Latinoamérica y el Caribe analizaron hoy en Honduras la ejecución de proyectos orientados a combatir y adaptarse al cambio climático, informó una fuente oficial.
Germany slows pace of green energy transition
Germany on Wednesday moved to slow the rapid growth of subsidised renewable energy to cap rising costs, drawing fire from environmentalists who charged it is betraying its ambitious climate goals.
Allemagne : coup de froid sur la transition énergétique
Berlin présente aujourd'hui en Conseil des ministres une réforme de la loi sur les énergies renouvelables. Une réforme hautement controversée.
Battery-power investments energise UK renewables sector
Storage solutions could help green energy pose a competitive threat to conventional power stations
Financial Times
US-China climate change summit to be held in Boston in 2017
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh have announced that Boston will host an international climate change summit next year.
Takashi Hongo: South Korea's emissions trading scheme bears watching
Last December, at the 21st annual session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP21, countries negotiated the Paris Agreement, pledging to set national goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In Asia, South Korea's efforts bear special attention. South Korea has set a target of cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 37% from "business-as-usual" levels in 2030.
Nikkei Asian Review
Observando el cambio climático
Guggenheim, Armstrong, Orlowski o Rothwell nos acercan a la emergencia climática del planeta. Vean sus documentales
OPINION: California’s Cap-and-Trade Law Is a Success
The purpose of California’s cap-and-trade program is to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. By that crucial measure, California’s program is working well.
The Wall Street Journal
OPINION: Why the shrill posturing on my ETS reforms? (Ian Duncan) EurActiv
In boost to Paris climate pact, India says it aims to join this year
India has agreed to work toward joining the Paris Agreement on climate change this year, India and the United States said on Tuesday, giving a jolt of momentum to the international fight to curb global warming.
Modi traslada a Obama su voluntad de aplicar el acuerdo climático este año
El primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi, ha expresado este martes ante el presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, su voluntad de ratificar este mismo año el acuerdo del clima alcanzado a finales de 2015 en París.
Europa Press
Climat: l’Inde veut ratifier l’accord cette année
L’Inde a l’intention de se joindre à l’entente de Paris sur les changements climatiques d’ici la fin de l’année, a affirmé, mardi, l’administration Obama, alors que le premier ministre Narendra Modi a rencontré le président Barack Obama à la Maison-Blanche.
US and India vow to push to ratify Paris climate deal
The US and India pledged on Tuesday to try to ratify the Paris climate change agreement this year, an important step for a White House which wants to implement the deal before Barack Obama leaves office in January.
Financial Times
China says important glacier is melting due to climate change
A glacier that is one of the largest at the source of China's Yangtze River is fast retreating because of climate change, state media said.
Changements climatiques : Mark Carney recommande des politiques intégrées
Le gouverneur de la Banque d'Angleterre, Mark Carney, recommande aux gouvernements de se doter de politiques intégrées en matière de climat et d'énergie.
Nigeria to ratify Paris Agreement in September
African oil-giant Nigeria is set to formally join the Paris climate change agreement in September, bringing the deal’s entry into force a step closer.
Climate Home
Saudi Arabia Scales Back Renewable Energy Goal to Favor Gas
Saudi Arabia is curtailing renewable-power targets as the world’s biggest oil exporter plans to use more natural gas, backing away from goals set when crude prices were about triple their current level, according to Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih.
Un compromiso frente al cambio climático
Nuestra relación con la comida y la bebida es el referente de cómo entendemos nuestra manera de vivir. En familia o con amigos, como centro de cualquier celebración, como base de la dieta mediterránea o como ejemplo para otros países, el sector de alimentación y bebidas forma parte de nuestra cultura y de nuestro carácter.
Cinco Días
Ontario’s Wynne to Expand Green Push With Ambitious Climate Plan
Premier Kathleen Wynne will unveil the next step of Ontario’s climate plan Wednesday, which is said to include a series of incentives to cut emissions from vehicles and buildings...
Ontario is launching a cap-and-trade emissions reduction program in 2017 that Wynne projects will raise C$1.9 billion annually and be reinvested in “green projects.”
Cambio climático y conflictos detrás de históricas migraciones
Las poblaciones costeras corren un riesgo particular porque el mar se elevará entre 0,36 y 0,73 metros para 2100 con un aumento de la temperatura global de entre 1,1 y 3,1 grados centígrados, lo que impactará en las áreas bajas por sumersión, inundaciones, erosión o intrusión de agua salada, precisó el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (Pnuma).
Record month for wind energy puts a temporary halt to rising carbon emissions
A blustery May across south-eastern Australia helped smash wind energy generation records, placing a temporary halt to climbing carbon emissions from the electricity sector, according to a report by consultants Pitt & Sherry.
Sydney Morning Herald
Water conservation has saved energy, cut greenhouse gas emissions, study finds
As debate continues in San Diego County and around the state over how aggressively to conserve water amid a historic drought, a new study finds that reductions in urban water use have saved significant amounts of electricity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
LA Times
How climate change threatens panda conservation
Pandas do not like it hot and rising temperatures can also put pressure on their food supply by eliminating vast amounts of bamboo plants, researchers say.
OPINION: Cutting Carbon And Costs Ecosystem Marketplace
UN asks governments for 2050 plans to phase out coal, oil and gas
Laurence Tubiana and Hakima El-Haite deliver ‘roadmap’ to COP22 climate summit, call on governments to think long-term
Climate Home
US and India set to join UN climate deal and agree on renewables
It would firmly put the Paris deal on the road to becoming a reality. When he meets with US President Barack Obama on Tuesday, India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, is likely to announce that his country will ratify the 2015 Paris agreement to limit global warming.
New Scientist
FTSE Russell launches green revenue index
The Paris climate change agreement has had a shot in the arm on Monday with the launch of an investment tool the UN says could help shift big sums of money into the green economy.
Financial Times
China Prods U.S. to Do More on Climate Change for Poorer Nations
China said the U.S. should do more to help developing nations to cope with climate change and bring the Paris deal on greenhouse gases into force, raising an issue that has divided the main presidential contenders.
China y EEUU expresan disposición a cooperar sobre cambio climático
Altos funcionarios de China y de Estados Unidos expresaron hoy su buena disposición a enfrentar juntos el cambio climático, durante una conferencia sobre el cambio climático parte de la VIII Ronda del Diálogo Estratégico y Económico (DEE) China-Estados Unidos.
La Chine et les Etats-Unis sont prêts à coopérer sur le changement climatique
De hauts responsables de la Chine et des Etats-Unis ont exprimé lundi leur volonté de traiter ensemble le changement climatique, lors d'une conférence conjointe spéciale sur le changement climatique, dans le cadre du 8e cycle du Dialogue stratégique et économique sino-américain qui s'est ouvert lundi à Beijing.
Will Modi Seal Paris Climate Deal?
A big climate announcement could come this week in Washington.
Voice of America
The Louvre's closure proves art cannot survive climate change
The flooding in Paris is a stark warning of the danger posed by climate change to everything human civilisation has achieved – no matter how priceless
Agenda de Acción Climática Global
Las paladinas del clima de Francia y Marruecos han establecido una agenda detallada para impulsar acciones de cooperación entre gobiernos, ciudades, empresas, inversores y ciudadanos para rápidamente frenar las emisiones y ayudar a los países vulnerables a adaptarse a los impactos climáticos y a desarrollar su propia energía limpia y futuros sostenibles.
UNFCCC Newsroom
$1 billion promised for green energy projects in Pacific islands
New Zealand and other major international donors have promised more than $1 billion for sustainable energy projects in Pacific island nations.
Q&A: Crisis and Climate Change Driving Unprecedented Migration
Climate change is now adding new layers of complexity to the nexus between migration and the environment.
Norway to 'completely ban petrol powered cars by 2025'
Norway will ban the sale of all fossil fuel-based cars in the next decade, continuing its trend towards becoming one of the most ecologically progressive countries on the planet, according to reports.
Rising number of Qantas travellers paying premium for carbon offsets
Individual travellers and corporate customers of Qantas Airways are increasingly choosing to pay a premium for voluntary carbon offsets amid growing awareness of the global environmental impact of the aviation industry.
The Sydney Morning Herald
Maná convoca a crear video para concientizar sobre cambio climátic
El grupo mexicano de rock Maná lanzó hoy un concurso mediante su fundación "Selva Negra" para crear un videoclip que ayude a concientizar sobre la protección del medio ambiente y el cambio climático.
ICS Starts Major Campaign on MRV
The member national shipowners' associations of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have agreed to commence a co-ordinated campaign aimed at European Union (EU) institutions, including Member States, Parliament and the European Commission. The goal is to persuade the EU of the vital necessity of aligning its unilateral regulation on the monitoring of shipping's CO2 emissions with the mandatory worldwide CO2 reporting regime that has been agreed by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Maritime Professional
Neuf pays entourant la Mer du Nord s’entendent pour développer l’éolien en mer
Neuf pays des régions des mers du Nord se sont engagés lundi à renforcer leur coopération pour développer l’énergie éolienne en mer, non seulement sa production mais son intégration au marché européen de l’énergie, a annoncé la Commission européenne.
RGGI Carbon Price Sinks to $4.53 at Latest Auction
The price of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative carbon allowances continued to slide in the latest auction, selling for $4.53 each, the initiative announced June 3.
Bloomberg BNA
La géothermie alimente en énergie son premier site industriel en France
La centrale de géothermie de Rittershoffen en Alsace, inaugurée ce mardi 7 juin, fournit 25% des besoins en chaleur d'une usine d'amidon. Le projet a été soutenu par Électricité de Strasbourg et la Caisse des Dépôts.
Climate change and the value of daring Guardian
'Go wild for life,' UN says on World Environment Day
Marking World Environment Day, which this year focuses on the illegal trade of wildlife, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is calling on everyone to “go wild for life” and take action to help safeguard species under threat for future generations.
UN News Centre
Fossil fuel groups warned not to ignore Paris accord
Lord Stern points to disturbing gap between agreed steps and what businesses assume
Financial Times
El cambio climático amenaza seis Patrimonios de la Humanidad iberoamericanos
Seis lugares naturales y culturales de América Latina, considerados Patrimonios de la Humanidad, están siendo amenazados por el cambio climático.
Climate change, Pacific cooperation top agenda with Mod
“Advancing the ambitious climate change and clean energy agenda” and “further enhancing our security and diplomatic cooperation across the Indo-Pacific region,” would be focus of the discussions between India and the U.S during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit this week, a State Department official told The Hindu.
The Hindu
Initiative to raise awareness on climate change impacts
An initiative has been formed to help African and Asian societies understand climate change-related impacts such as extreme weather events and prepare for future ones.
Global standard to measure food waste aims to put more on plates
A new global standard for measuring food loss and waste will help countries and companies step up efforts to store, transport and consume food more efficiently, its backers said on Monday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
El sector de energías renovables puede crear 60.000 empleos
La ley 27.191 y su respectiva reglamentación, contenida en el decreto 531/2016, marcan el rumbo hacia una matriz energética sustentable y competitiva, integradora del conjunto de la economía productiva, del desarrollo industrial, del trabajo y del consumo.
La Nación
Airlines support carbon emissions deal despite costs: trade group
Airlines want one global deal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from air travel despite higher costs, in order to avoid a patchwork of regulation that would be harder to manage, an executive of the International Air Transport Association trade group said on Friday.
Climate change: 'I fear Kiribati will be gone forever'
The country where I'm from is known as Kiribati. We refer to our home as the "kiss of the Pacific". It is a country with 33 islands or atolls which are located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Perú es atractivo para invertir en energías renovables
Perú ubica el puesto 24° del tabla mundial de países atractivos para la inversión de energías renovables y es el cuarto más atractivo de América del Sur, de acuerdo al último ránking Recai 2016 de EY (ex Ernst & Young)
El Comercio
Airlines can offset carbon without cutting corners, WWF argues
WWF report claims airlines can meet climate targets through committing to high-quality carbon credits and sustainable fuels
Business Green
Emissions Reduced, Lives Saved: New Metrics For The New Normal
In 2015, the United Nations forged the Paris Agreement and launched the Sustainable Development Goals – officially linking climate protection with poverty alleviation, biodiversity conservation, and the empowerment of women. Participants in the voluntary carbon markets said, “At last!” And then they started jockeying for position.
Ecosystem Marketplace
Global energy leaders look to nitty gritty of climate accord
Energy leaders from countries that pump out 75 percent of the world's climate-changing emissions talked Thursday on the nitty-gritty of putting last year's Paris climate accord into action, including funding the needed global technology overhaul.
México aumentará su inversión en la investigación y desarrollo de energías renovables a US$310 millones
Con estas inversiones, se desarrollarán los cinco centros mexicanos de innovación en energía (Cemie) existentes: geotérmica, solar, eólica, bioenergía y océano, y próximamente se instalará uno de redes inteligentes y otro en captura de carbono.
América Economía
La Journée mondiale de l’océan célébrée par l’UNESCO
Dans le sillage de l'Accord de Paris sur le climat adopté en décembre 2015, la Commission océanographique intergouvernementale de l'UNESCO rappellera le rôle crucial que joue l'océan dans la régulation du climat, à l'occasion d'un événement organisé au siège de l'Organisation (salle II) dans le cadre de la Journée mondiale de l'océan, célébrée chaque année le 8 juin.
Savoirs & Connaissances
EU Power-Price Boost on Hold as Traders Doubt Carbon Tax
French Environment and Energy Minister Segolene Royal said last month that the nation will introduce a floor price for carbon of about five times current permit levels.
Washington State updates emission trading scheme proposal
The US state of Washington has updated its draft plan for an emissions trading scheme following feedback from businesses and environmental organisations, with a view to establishing the state's first carbon cap-and-trade market from next year.
Business Green
El Caribe frente al Cambio Climático
La VII Cumbre de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe, (AEC), prevé entre sus líneas de acción, la concertación de estrategias para fortalecer y preservar la integridad medio-ambiental, y uno de los ejes del encuentro que se efectúa en la capital cubana, es la evaluación de los retos y desafíos para enfrentar la adaptación al cambio climático en la región
Radio Rebelde
Lack of water limits Madagascar's climate-smart agriculture
Most days, Hitasoa ignores breakfast and lunch. She is too busy finding enough money to buy food for dinner - and even that is a challenge in Madagascar's dry south, where the worst drought in 35 years has wiped out the maize crop.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Climate fund gets Tk100cr
The government has proposed earmarking Tk100 core for the Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Fund (BCCTF) to reduce the negative impacts of global warming in the new budget.
Dhaka Tribune
Panama's indigenous tribes launch drones to fight deforestation
Indigenous people in Panama are using drones as a new weapon to monitor deforestation on their lands as thousands of hectares disappear every year in one of the world's most biodiverse rainforests, the United Nations said.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
A switch to ecological farming will benefit health and environment – report
The world needs to move away from industrial agriculture to avoid ecological, social and human health crises, say scientists
Impacto del cambio climático será más severo sobre la región de occidente
Diferentes instancias gubernamentales, de cooperación internacional y otras organizadas por la sociedad civil se unieron para buscar alternativas que contribuyan a mejorar la conservación de áreas protegidas, cuencas de agua y reservas naturales privadas, al igual que mitigar o disminuir el impacto del cambio climático en el país.
La Prensa
Small scale industries urged to go green, use solar power
The small scale industries in Coimbatore were on Thursday urged to generate solar power to reduce fuel-based power consumption and also carbon dioxide emissions.
Times of India
Tired of Running From the River: Adapting to Climate Change on India’s Disappearing Islands
Rising waters are quickly submerging the Sundarbans and drowning its livelihoods. As the region’s men leave to find stable income, women make the best of what remains.
Yes! Magazine
Higher air fares on the way as airlines tackle greenhouse gas emissions
Passengers will have to pay for a scheme to tackle airlines’ greenhouse gas emissions due to be agreed later this year.
The Irish Times
La croissance du secteur pétrolier nuirait à l'économie, dit une étude
Une étude laisse croire que le Canada ne peut pas faire croître le secteur énergétique canadien et respecter ses cibles de réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) sans infliger de lourds dommages aux autres secteurs de l'économie.
La Presse
Les panneaux solaires pourraient fournir un tiers de l'électricité des villes en 2050
Installer des panneaux solaires sur les toits des bâtiments pourrait permettre de fournir un tiers de la consommation électrique des villes d'ici à 2050, indique l'Agence internationale de l'énergie (AIE) dans son rapport annuel sur les technologies de l'énergie publié mercredi.
Clean fuel from 'bionic leaf' could ease pressure on farmland: scientists
A new clean technology to turn sunlight into liquid fuel could drastically shrink the need for large plantations to grow crops for biofuels, while combating climate change, Harvard University researchers said on Thursday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Review: ‘Time to Choose’ Extols Renewable Energy to Combat Global Warming
Charles Ferguson’s latest documentary, “Time to Choose,” is a sobering polemic about global warming that balances familiar predictions of planetary doom with a survey of innovations in renewable energy technology that hold out some hope for the future.
NY Times
The Future of Clean Energy Meets in San Francisco This Week
Billionaire energy investors, policy makers, and the Energy Secretary are in the Bay to talk energy.
Las energías renovables superan la dura competencia del petróleo barato
Las energías renovables -en especial la eólica y la solar- siguen creciendo a buen ritmo en prácticamente todo el mundo pese a la fuerte competencia provocada por el precio relativamente bajo del petróleo y otros combustibles fósiles.
La Vanguardia
Énergies renouvelables : les pays en développement détrônent les pays riches
2015 a été une année record pour les investissements dans les énergies renouvelables, conclut une nouvelle étude. Et pour la première fois, les pays en développement ont investi davantage que les pays riches dans ce secteur.
Energy ministers gather in San Francisco to reboot climate ‘moon-shot’
Bill Gates and officials from over 20 governments will meet to discuss plans for a vast hike in clean-tech funding by 2020
Climate Home
A West Coast climate accord, a new Clean Air Rule announced for state
West Coast governors, a British Columbia cabinet minister and mayors from six cities convened in San Francisco on Wednesday to sign a Pacific North America Climate Leadership Agreement, covering a region with 53 million residents
American Nations to Start Carbon-Price Talks, World Bank Says
Four American nations are set to start talks on ways to co-operate on carbon pricing, according to the World Bank. Government officials from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru will meet late June through July 1 in Santiago to discuss emission-reduction tools including markets and taxes, according to Thomas Kerr, the head of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, a World Bank program to promote climate protection among business, government and the public.
Le Maroc dans le top 5 des pays qui investissent le plus dans les énergies renouvelables
Énergies renouvelables - Le Maroc compte parmi les cinq pays qui investissent le plus dans les énergies renouvelables. Grâce à son plan solaire, le royaume arrive même au premier rang des marchés les plus dynamiques en termes de construction et de planification de centrales solaires.
Huffington Post
Marruecos invertirá 27.000 millones en energías renovables
Marruecos elevará su capacidad instalada en 10.000 megavatios (MW) adicionales procedentes de energías renovables de aquí a 2030, dentro de su transición energética hacia una economía baja en carbono, según anunció hoy el ministro de Energía, Minas, Agua y Medio Ambiente de Marruecos, Abdelkader Amara.
UN envoy warns of impending Sahel climate crisis
Climate change, environmental degradation and the unchecked rise in terrorism threatens to deliver a “horrific future” in the Sahel, Ban Ki-moon’s envoy to the region has warned.
Climate Home
Crédit carbone : les revenus sont passés à vingt-six milliards $ en 2015
Les derniers chiffres de Carbon Pricing Watch 2016 ont confirmé une hausse de 60 % par rapport à 2014.
Agence d'information d'Afrique centrale
Washington limits carbon pollution from largest sources
Washington state regulators on Wednesday unveiled an updated plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters, the latest attempt by Gov. Jay Inslee to push ahead with a binding cap on carbon emissions after struggling to win approval from legislators.
México: Incluyen en ley el desplazamiento de personas por cambio climático
La Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Semarnat) publicó modificaciones a la Ley General de Cambio Climático para incluir el desplazamiento interno de personas provocado por fenómenos relacionados con éste en planes y políticas de actuación de los gobiernos.
Cooperación internacional ayuda en la adaptación de fincas lecheras al cambio climático
Study: Climate change makes our food more poisonous
Extreme weather is increasing toxins in our food - which can be fatal. As temperatures keep rising, it seems the problem will only get worse. DW interviews a chief scientist at UNEP.
Deutsche Welle
Niger Basin member countries earmark $274m to fight climate change
Nine-member countries of the Niger Basin Authority yesterday pledged to commit $274m to implement the Programme for the Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change, PIDACC, in the region.
National Mirror
Markets and Market Mechanisms Crucial for Climate Action Plans
Development banks, United Nations bodies and other international organizations say they are ready to support the integration of markets and market mechanisms into national climate action plans submitted to the UN as part of the Paris Climate Change Agreement clinched last year.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Adapting to change: Climate change policy sent to govt for approval
The Climate Change Cell working under the K-P Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has completed its climate change policy—the first by any province. It has now been sent to the government for approval and implementation.
Express Tribune
Cooperación internacional ayuda en la adaptación de fincas lecheras al cambio climático
Fondos por $1,5 millones (¢817 millones) procedentes de la cooperación internacional se utilizarán para realizar programas piloto de adaptación al cambio climático en 41 fincas lecheras modelo de Costa Rica.
La Nación
Panama's indigenous tribes launch drones to fight deforestation
Indigenous people in Panama are using drones as a new weapon to monitor deforestation on their lands as thousands of hectares disappear every year in one of the world`s most biodiverse rainforests, the United Nations said.
Zee News
South Korea Considers Shutdown Of Old Coal Power Plants To Reduce Emissions
The South Korean government announced Wednesday that the country was considering closing aged coal-fired power plants in a bid to curb fine dust emissions. The move comes in light of worsening air pollution.
International Business Times
How Climate Change Will Destroy Our Global Heritage
Last week, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization issued a report called “World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate.”
New Yorker
Why open markets are our best hope to fight climate change
Claims free trade is the enemy of climate action are dangerously misleading and must be rebutted, argues head of International Chamber of Commerce
Climate Home
Scientists debate experimenting with climate hacking to prevent catastrophe
Funding for geoengineering computational experiments was mysteriously included in a Senate appropriations bil
Christiana Figueres: Business and government must move from conversation to collaboration
A fundamental change is needed in the dynamic between business and governments in a post-Paris Agreement world, the UN's outgoing climate chief Christiana Figueres has said today.
Hakima El Haité: «La COP 22 est beaucoup plus importante que la COP21»
«La COP 22 est beaucoup plus importante que la COP21», estime la ministre. Les responsables du comité d’organisation ne cessent de le rappeler, l’enjeu de la conférence de Marrakech est de rendre concrets les engagements de l’accord de Paris, en cherchant les solutions pour les rendre réalisables.
Clean Energy Ministerial addresses next steps in climate change
When the world’s countries signed the Paris climate change accord, the scoffing quickly began. How would these nations find ways to knock down heat-trapping emissions pouring from tailpipes and smokestacks and retool their economies?
SF Chronicle
Climate change strategy sessions move from Paris to San Francisco
Energy ministers from the world’s largest economies — including the United States, China, India, Japan, Germany and Saudi Arabia — will converge on Union Square to discuss how to meet the Paris accord’s lofty goals.
SF Gate
Conférence internationale sur l'eau, l'énergie et le changement climatique (WECC2016) à Marrakech
Le Centre national d'Études et de Recherche sur l'Eau et l'Énergie (CNEREE) relevant de l'Université Cadi Ayyad (UCA) organise, du 1 au 4 juin à Marrakech, une Conférence internationale sur l'eau, l'énergie et le changement climatique (WECC2016), en perspective de la COP22.
Interview: Caribbean Summit to call for unity to tackle climate change
An upcoming summit attended by heads of state and government of the Caribbean countries on Saturday will call for unity to tackle the climate change problem.
Japan Caribbean climate change project invests $72m in Jamaica
The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will this morning launch the Jamaican component of the US$15-million Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) at the Spanish Court Hotel.
Jamaica Observer
New York to cut emissions by 100%
Lawmakers in New York have introduced a bill aimed at cutting the state's greenhouse gas emissions by 100 per cent by 2050.
Climate Action
More Carbon-Market Cuts Eyed as EU Parliament Starts Debate
The European Parliament will consider enabling faster carbon reductions in Europe’s emissions market after an assessment in 2023, the strongest signal to date that a global climate deal may prompt tougher caps on companies.
Le Maroc va investir 27 milliards d’euros dans les énergies renouvelables
10.000 mégawatts supplémentaires issus des énergies renouvelables seront lancés par le Maroc d’ici 2030, a déclaré Abdelkader Amara , ministre de l’Energie et des Mines.
Nature is now a weapon against threat of global warming
Assets such as grass roofs, parks and plants can protect the man-made environment
Financial Times
UK to fight North Sea’s £1.5bn EU carbon burden
The UK is set to fight an EU loophole which stands to burden North Sea explorers with spiralling carbon emissions costs of £1.5bn in the next decade.
The Telegraph
Les investisseurs se mobilisent face au risque climatique
Les investisseurs doivent rendre davantage de comptes sur leur approche du risque climat. Leur démarche a un effet d'entraînement sur l'ensemble de l'industrie
Les Echos
Climate Change Is Rewiring Government-Citizen Relationships
Today, federally funded teams are attempting to learn from these failures as they try to protect low-income communities from storm surges and heat waves as the climate continues to change and weather becomes more destructive.
Alcalde de La Paz: “Enfrentamos los retos del cambio climático”
Luis Revilla Herrero, alcalde municipal de La Paz, visitó la sede de DW en Bonn y aprovechamos para preguntarle sobre su gestión, los retos de la ciudad sede del Gobierno boliviano y el conflicto limítrofe con Chile.
Deutsche Welle
El año 2015 fue el mejor de la historia para las energías renovables
El informe "Renewables 2016 Global Status Report", de la organización REN21, señaló que las inversiones en renovables también alcanzaron niveles históricos en 2015: 286,000 millones de dólares
El Nuevo Diario
EU carbon price forecast inches up on reform plans
‘Cautious’ proposals from lawmaker Ian Duncan will strengthen carbon market, say analysts, but not enough to meet long term climate goals
Climate Home
Cambio climático: advierten que debe haber deforestación cero en cuatro años
El diputado nacional por Cambiemos, Juan Carlos Villalonga expuso su posición en un seminario; de no trabajar en el ordenamiento territorial Argentina no cumplirá con los compromisos del Acuerdo de París
La Nación
Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world
Investments in renewables during the year were more than double the amount spent on new coal and gas-fired power plants, the Renewables Global Status Report found.
Charles Ferguson's new documentary explores global warming causes and solutions
Now, a new documentary from Academy Award-winning director Charles Ferguson, who directed The Inside Job and No End In Sight, tackles climate change in a comprehensive way by telling the stories of key players on this issue.
China set to blitz 2020 climate goal as emissions flatline
Ahead of the release of China’s five-year energy strategy, Greenpeace analysts say real world carbon intensity cuts are ahead of target
Climate Home
Extreme weather increasing level of toxins in food, scientists warn
As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that can cause health problems for people and livestock who eat them, scientists have warned.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Laurence Tubiana : « Les entreprises devraient se désintoxiquer des énergies fossiles »
Laurence Tubiana, la négociatrice française pour le climat, assure que la « France doit être le gardien du temple de l’accord de Paris », signé fin décembre à l’issue de la COP21. Pour l’experte, il faut maintenir la pression sur le secteur énergétique et imposer des réductions d’émissions aux acteurs du transport maritime et aérien.
Le Monde
Presentan plataforma para enfrentar el cambio climático
Autoridades del sector ambiental, asociaciones civiles de diez países mesoamericanos presentaron el Centro de Excelencia Virtual en Monitoreo Forestal en Mosoamérica (CEVMF), una plataforma digital dedicada a compartir metodologías y prácticas para enfrentar el cambio climático a través del monitoreo de bosques y selvas.
El Universal
Changement climatique : où en sont les promesses des entreprises ?
Depuis une quinzaine d’années, nombre d’entreprises – répondant aux incitations du GHG Protocol, du CDP et d’autres classements – se sont engagées à mettre en place une comptabilité carbone et à se fixer des objectifs de réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) liées à leurs activités.
The Conversation
El Ayuntamiento cree que Madrid tiene que cambiar su modelo energético
La gran mayoría de la energía que Madrid consume, proviene de fuentes externas, dato al que se suma que cada madrileño, consume el equivalente a más de una tonelada de petróleo
Sustainable energy: inside Iceland’s geothermal power plan
Thanks to its position on a volatile section of the Mid-Atlantic ridge, Iceland is a world leader in the the use of geothermal energy, and of the six geothermal power plants in Iceland, Hellisheiði (pronounced “het-li-shay-thee”) is the newest and largest
Ces entreprises qui font la chasse au CO2
Seize grandes entreprises françaises se sont engagées à réduire leurs émissions de gaz à effet de serre dans le cadre d'un programme créé par les Nations Unies et trois ONG environnementales.
Le Parisien
La papa peruana lucha por superar los efectos del cambio climático
Hoy el Perú celebra el Día Nacional de la Papa. De ella se sabe que sus potencialidades alimenticias son altas, que es un producto milenario y que, incluso, los científicos analizan la posibilidad de sembrarla en Marte; sin embargo, este tubérculo de los Andes peruanos ya comienza a sentir las amenazas del cambio climático.
La República
La COP22 transformera le rôle de la BAD
La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) ne fera pas de la figuration à Marrakech, en novembre prochain
Zambia: AfDB Meet Tackles Climate Change Head-On
LAST week, Zambia played host to the 2016 annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) meeting whose theme was 'Energy and Climate Change'.
Times of Zambia
Rural women battered by climate change
THE effects of climate change have hit hard on rural women in developing countries. This transpired during a three-day conference on climate change effects, especially on rural women organised by UN Women Multi Country Office in Benoni, Johannesburg last week
Swazi Observer
Nepal assesses forests for maximum carbon credits
Nepal has begun reassessing the state of forests in the politically sensitive southern Terai plains following a national woodlands survey, the results of which were published five months ago.
Tokyo’s cap and trade scheme goes beyond hitting the bullseye
The city-wide Tokyo Cap and Trade Program has stimulated energy efficiency in the commercial and industrial sector so effectively it has achieved double its emissions reduction goal across the 1300 properties covered, according to a recent research report.
Eco Business
Cool, cheap and green: Polystyrene homes catch on in Kenya
Building companies are trying out polystyrene construction which offers good insulation, and uses less water and wood
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Home of South Africa's national flower‚ the King Protea‚ is at risk from climate change
The Cape Floral Kingdom in South Africa as well as the canal city of Venice and Britain's mystic Stonehenge in Europe are all at risk from climate change‚ according to a joint United Nations report.
Times Live
Homeowners kept in dark about climate change risk to houses, says report
The risk that houses in some areas of Australia are likely to become uninsurable, dilapidated and uninhabitable due to climate change is kept hidden from those building and buying property along Australia’s coasts and in bushfire zones, a Climate Institute report says.
COMMENT: European Researchers: Include Consumers in the EU Emission Trading Scheme Energy Collective
G7 nations pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2025
Leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the EU urge all countries to join them in eliminating support for coal, oil and gas in a decade
Climat : les négociateurs quittent Bonn avec un agenda… et des frustrations
En quittant le Convention Center des bords du Rhin, jeudi 26 mai au soir, les « négociateurs climat » s’interrogeaient sur l’atmosphère qui dominerait leur prochaine rencontre officielle, la conférence mondiale de Marrakech, ou COP22, en novembre au Maroc.
Le Monde
Saudi diplomat at UN climate talks proud of her global role
Saudi diplomat Sarah Baashan who has been appointed to a key position in the UN climate negotiations spoke to Okaz/Saudi Gazette about her new role.
Saudi Gazette
Négociations climat : ces femmes qui cachent la forêt de costards
A Bonn, si les postes clés pour préparer la COP 22 de novembre à Marrakech étaient féminins, lors des moments forts, les hommes reprennent la main au sein des délégations.
UN Draws BNP Paribas for Green-Bond Push to Unlock Funding
The United Nations is on a mission to make green bonds even greener and has linked up with BNP Paribas SA to make it happen.
G7 leaders call on aviation industry to agree market-based measure
Joint statement from G7 leaders in Japan recognises the “urgent need” for the aviation industry to adopt zero-carbon growth strategy by 2020
Business Green
Chinese G20 presidency to boost innovation-based growth
OECD Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20, Gabriela Ramos, has hailed China's G20 presidency's efforts in seeking to integrate efforts of G20 countries to reboost global growth as "encouraging" and "ambitious."
Slash greenhouse gases 57%, investors tell David Cameron
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, which is made up of 122 big investors including BlackRock, Amundi and UBS, has called on the prime minister to ensure proposals put forward by the Committee on Climate Change, the body that advises the UK government on meeting its environmental targets, are not watered down.
Financial Times
UN calls for public policy to promote ICT innovation in building smart cities
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) have launched a global initiative to advocate for public policy to use ICT in transitioning to smart sustainable cities.
German Reserve for Dirty Coal Plants Seen Hurting Carbon Demand
Germany’s plan to place lignite-burning power plants into a reserve from later this year may cut demand in Europe’s carbon market, according to a former government official.
Third of coral 'dead or dying' in parts of Barrier Reef
At least 35 percent of corals in parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef are dead or dying from mass bleaching caused by global warming, scientists said Monday.
Mass coral bleaching cast shadow over future of Great Barrier Reef
Mass coral bleaching has destroyed at least 35 percent of the northern and central Great Barrier Reef, Australian scientists said on Monday, a major blow to the World Heritage Site that attracts about A$5 billion ($3.59 billion) in tourism each year.
East Africa: Lake Victoria Waters On the Rise As Climate Change Hits
Encroachment on wetlands, destruction of forests and poor agricultural practices have destabilised the ecosystem in the Lake Victoria Basin.
The East African
S’il est élu président des Etats-Unis, Trump pourra-t-il « annuler l’accord de Paris » sur le climat ?
« Je vais annuler l’accord de Paris sur le climat. » Donald Trump, candidat républicain à la Maison Blanche, s’est une fois de plus illustré par ses promesses tonitruantes, jeudi 26 mai, lors d’une conférence de presse à Bismarck, dans le Dakota du Nord.
Le Monde
Energies renouvelables : emplois et investissements en accroissement
La part des énergies renouvelables dans la production d’électricité s’élèvera à 40% à l’horizon 2030, soit près du double de la part actuelle, a indiqué récemment l'Agence internationale de l'énergie renouvelable (IRENA).
Maghreb Emergent
Cambio climático arrasa con las islas
Islotes del archipiélago de las Islas Salomón, en el océano Pacífico, han desaparecido, lo cual tiene que ver con un proceso de elevación de la superficie del mar.
Reciclar dióxido de carbono, la nueva meta contra el cambio climático
Desde el descubrimiento del motor a explosión, que posibilitó el desarrollo de la revolución industrial, la atmósfera fue tratada como un enorme tacho de basura, ya que la emisión de gases, como el dióxido de carbono (CO2), desembocaron en la crisis del calentamiento global.
UN's first rule-setting negotiations for Paris Agreement conclude, leaving homework to countries
The United Nations' first round of climate talks following a climate summit in Paris closed here on Thursday, leaving countries to continue their work at home to write a rule book for the Paris Agreement.
Balance positivo al término de Conferencia del Clima en Bonn
La organización ecologista Greenpeace realizó una valoración positiva de la Conferencia del Cambio Climático de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que hoy concluyó en la ciudad alemana de Bonn.
Bonn face au beau «monstre» de l'accord de Paris
Les 197 délégations se sont retrouvées cinq mois après Paris pour faire un bilan d'étape avant la COP22 au Maroc, en novembre. Pour causer méthodologie, ratification et financements.
COP22 Will Be Event of “Action” and implementation of Paris Agreement
The 22nd Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), to be held in Marrakech, will be an event of action and an occasion to implement the Paris agreement, Moroccan Foreign minister and chairman of COP22 steering Committee, Salaheddine Mezouar, said.
Morocco World News
Climat : l’adaptation, point de cristallisation des négociations de Bonn
En séance plénière, en réunion de groupe ou pendant les pauses-café des délégués de la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC), réunis à Bonn, en Allemagne, jusqu’au jeudi 26 mai, la question revient comme un mantra.
Le Monde
UN climate talks flesh out landmark Paris pact
Climate diplomats wrapped up technical talks on Thursday saying they were on the right track but still far from delivering on the promise of the historic pact forged in December.
French minister warns of mass climate change migration if world doesn’t act
Global warming will create hundreds of millions of climate change migrants by the end of the century if governments do not act, France’s environment minister has warned.
Mirage News
Négociations climat : Après l'Accord de Paris, les négociateurs en quête de cohérence
La session intermédiaire de négociations sur le climat (SB44) s’est achevée à Bonn (Allemagne) ce jeudi 26 mai, dans une ambiance que diplomates et observateurs qualifient de constructive et positive. Unique réunion formelle avant la tenue de la COP22 à Marrakech, en novembre prochain, cette séance représente une étape clé dans la préparation de la mise en application de l’Accord de Paris.
Bonn Paves The Way For Integration, Implementation And Action In Marrakesh
As Christiana Figueres makes clear during a press briefing helping to close out mid-year climate talks in Bonn, the emphasis of these meetings are now all about action and implementation.
Ecosystem Marketplace
At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts
Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement on Thursday with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impact of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain.
'Honeymoon over', rules for U.N. climate pact may take two years
A first United Nations meeting on implementing a 2015 global agreement to combat climate change showed it could take two years to work out a detailed rule book for a sweeping shift from fossil fuels, delegates said
Climate change still a 'race against the clock': UN climate chief
Even after the world sealed a historic climate deal in Paris, the UN's climate chief is worried humanity won't be able break its fossil fuel habit in time to avert catastrophe, she told AFP Thursday.
EU’s Delbeke Backs Tighter Carbon Supply Over Price Floor
The European Commission will not support a proposal to introduce a price floor or corridor in Europe’s emissions market and prefers supply controls to strengthen the system, according to senior European Union official Jos Delbeke.
Carbon traders expect continued boost from Paris, but price concerns linger
Alongside a host of climate finance pledges, emission reduction targets and green growth plans, the Paris Agreement crucially also included a commitment to support emissions trading mechanisms. As a result, the wave of positivity towards tackling climate change that has swept up many green policy makers and businesses post-Paris also seems to have taken hold among those involved in carbon trading.
Business Green
RGGI Carbon Prices Expected to Stabilize at June 1 Auction
The price of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative carbon allowances, which took a big hit in March, is expected to remain steady in RGGI's next auction on June 1, according to several experts from academia, environmental groups and the industry interviewed by Bloomberg BNA.
Bloomberg BNA
Voluntary Carbon Markets Show Steady Growth As Paris Reframes Climate Action
Voluntary buyers around the world paid to offset the equivalent of 84.1 million (M) tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2015, a 10% increase from 2014, led by private-sector companies taking proactive steps to reduce emissions ahead of regulation, according to a new report from Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace (EM).
Ecosystem Marketplace
Climate Queen: Abba takes over UN talks in Figueres tribute
Tears, applause and a 1970s Swedish pop group dominated UN climate talks on Thursday, as as envoys and civil society lined up to pay tribute to the departing Christiana Figueres.
Climate Home
France envoy dismisses Trump threat to kill UN climate deal
Speaking to media at the end of two weeks of UN climate talks in Bonn, Laurence Tubiana said most governments felt “quite calm” over the prospects of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Climate Home
Cloud seeding challenges our understanding of global warming
One of the fundamental factors used in climate models – the reflectivity of clouds – has been investigated by three concurrent papers, and the findings have complex implications for our understanding of global warming
Christian Science Monitor
From Easter Island to Stonehenge, climate change threatens iconic tourist sites
Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and U.N. experts said on Thursday.
Le changement climatique menace les sites du Patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco
Venise et sa lagune, les îles Galapagos et leur inestimable biodiversité, le parc national Yellowstone et la statue de la Liberté aux Etats-Unis ou la forêt impénétrable de Bwindi, habitat naturel des gorilles en Ouganda : tous ces sites du patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco sont vulnérables, menacés par le changement climatique.
Le Monde
Isla de Pascua, Galápagos y Stonehenge, amenazados por el cambio climático
La ONU alertó que en el caso de la isla chilena, algunas de sus estatuas están en riesgo de quedar destruidas por el mar debido a la erosión en las costas.
Sommet du G7 au Japon : le point sur les quatre dossiers chauds bouillants
Réchauffement climatique, croissance, crise migratoire, terrorisme... Réunis au Japon jusqu'à ce vendredi, les leaders mondiaux des pays industrialisés ont du pain sur la planche
Sud Ouest
G7 vows growth efforts as Japan's Abe warns of global 'crisis'
The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China.
China holds key to revive moribund carbon markets
Launch of Beijing’s national scheme in 2017 described as a ‘beacon of hope’ for sector that’s still expanding but with limited impact

Climate Home
Interview: Negotiations over Paris Agreement's rule book to be "very tough": China's chief climate negotiator
China expects to see a "very tough" negotiation process over a "rule book" for the Paris Agreement as divergences will emerge on details in implementing the historic climate pact, said China's chief climate negotiator Su Wei on Wednesday.
Le secteur des énergies renouvelables emploie 8,1 millions de personnes dans le monde
Dans le secteur de l’énergie, les ENR (énergies renouvelables) font figure d’exception, selon le dernier rapport de l’IRENA (International Renewable Energy Association) sur l’emploi dans le secteur des renouvelables.
Green jobs grow as oil employment falls
The number of jobs in the global renewable energy industry grew by 5 per cent last year, in stark contrast to the steep losses suffered by the oil and gas sector.
Financial Times
U.N. Chief's Message to Graduates: Don't Vote for Climate-Change Deniers
"Now that you're done with finals, help us meet the climate change test," United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told Columbia University graduates last week.
Cambio climático: el retroceso de los glaciares expuesto con crudeza
Un fotógrafo italiano, junto a científicos, retrató el derretimiento de los bloques de hielo de la Patagonia y comparó las imágenes con registros históricos
La Nación
Europe Doesn’t Need Carbon Price Floor, EU Lawmaker Werner Says
The European Union doesn’t need a price floor in its emissions market, the world’s largest, to stimulate a shift to clean technologies, according to Martina Werner, a German Socialist member of the European Parliament.

Les actionnaires d'ExxonMobil rejettent des propositions pro-climat
La compagnie pétrolière américaine ExxonMobil a réussi à contenir mercredi une fronde de certains actionnaires qui voulaient l'obliger à prendre en compte les conséquences financières des politiques de lutte contre le changement climatique.
Connaissance des energies
Carbon Markets Seen Expanding Post-Paris, But Prices Must Rise To Reduce Emissions
The World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) each released reports in the opening hours of Carbon Expo here to address the untapped potential of carbon markets to drive lower greenhouse-gas emissions.

Ecosystem Marketplace
Continuing Momentum for Putting a Price on Carbon Pollution
The 2015 year highlighted the growing momentum for countries to voluntarily embrace putting a price on carbon pollution, as a means of cutting emissions.

World Bank
What burning all remaining fossil fuels would do to the planet
Burning all fossil fuels on earth over the next 300 years would increase temperatures in some areas of the globe by up to 20C, resulting in catastrophic impacts to life on our planet, a new study warns
Brûler toutes les réserves en énergies fossiles, c’est 10°C de réchauffement
Une étude parue dans la revue Nature estime que la hausse de la température sera de près de 10°C, si toutes les ressources en énergies fossiles continuent d’être consommées au rythme où elles le sont aujourd’hui.
Cloud discovery could soften forecasts for global warming
A discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming.
Japan Times
Argentina cambia su postura internacional frente al cambio climático
Se abandonó el grupo Like Minded anunció el responsable de la delegación nacional en la conferencia de Bonn, Alemania, donde los 195 países que suscribieron al Acuerdo de París discuten cómo implementarlo
California sells 11 pct of carbon permits offered at May auction
California sold just 11 percent of the carbon emission permits it offered at auction last week, state environmental officials said on Wednesday, a surprisingly poor showing that reinforced criticism that the program has an oversupply of permits.
A blueprint for sustainable and universal energy access by 2030
Rachel Kyte is one of the world’s leading voices for sustainable energy. Previously the World Bank’s vice president and special envoy for climate change until December 2015, she is now chief executive of Sustainable Energy for All, a multistakeholder initiative that advocates for clean and inclusive energy solutions.
The Climate Change Solution to Disasters (By Robert Glasser and Achim Steiner) Huffington Post
Climate change takes center stage at Exxon, Chevron annual meetings
Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) and Chevron Corp (CVX.N) will face their toughest-ever push by shareholders concerned about a warming world at annual meetings on Wednesday, as the Paris accord to tackle climate change ratchets up investor pressure on two of the world's largest oil companies.
La COP 21 joue les prolongations à Bonn et pourquoi c'est important
Premières retrouvailles pour les délégués des 195 Etats signataires de la convention climat de l'ONU, qui discutent des modalités d'application de l'accord de Paris.
Négociations climatiques : comment les pays en développement font de leur vulnérabilité un atout
À Bonn, les première négociations sur le climat post COP21 battent leur plein. Les pays émergents, les plus menacés par le réchauffement global, tentent de peser de tout leur poids
Total aims to be 20% low-carbon by 2036
Total’s chief executive wants the French oil and gas major to have a fifth of its assets invested in low carbon business within 20 years, as part of a radical reshaping of the group.
Financial Times
42 milliards de dollars d’argent public pour financer l’industrie du charbon
Les pays du G7 donnent des fonds publics à un secteur polluant qui contribue au changement climatique
Q&A With Christiana Figueres, Outgoing UN Climate Leader
Christiana Figueres took over the leadership of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat when the negotiation process was reeling from the dramatic collapse of the 2009 climate summit in Copenhagen.
Bloomberg BNA
Climate Change, Global Health Intimately Linked, UN Official Stresses
Global health hinges on drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a chief mover in the field of climate change told delegates Tuesday at the World Health Assembly in Geneva.
Voice of America
A Bonn, les 196 signataires de la COP 21 mettent les mains dans le cambouis
Après l’euphorie de décembre et l’adoption, à l’issue de la COP 21, de l’accord de Paris, il est temps de remettre les mains dans le moteur des négociations climat.
Hungary becomes first in EU to approve Paris climate deal
Hungarian MPs today formally backed the UN’s 2015 climate agreement, making the country the first in the EU to pass legislation to support the deal.
Climate Home
Norway's greenhouse gas emissions rise, despite promised cuts
Norway's greenhouse gas emissions rose by 1.5 percent last year, lifted by the oil and gas sector and industry, making it harder for Oslo to keep promises of deep cuts to limit global warming, official data showed on Friday.
Oil-rich Alberta proposes ambitious new carbon tax
The government of oil-rich Alberta province introduced legislation Tuesday to implement an economywide carbon tax starting next year, aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions and remaking its image as a champion of the fossil fuels industry.

Anuncian creación de Agencia Chilena de Cambio Climático
Chile podría perder el 1,2% de su PIB al 2060 si no se disminuyen las emisiones, y si el país no se adapta adecuadamente al cambio climático
Chile Corresponsables
Q&A With Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, Face of World's Poor Countries, on Climate Change
For climate change negotiators, Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu is the new face of the world's poorest countries.
Bloomberg BNA
Las comunidades pobres en Miami necesitan más apoyo frente al cambio climático
Vecindarios latinos y afroamericanos de menos ingresos no tienen los recursos que tienen otras zonas como Miami Beach, pero esto podría cambiar si se les comienza a poner más atención.
Acciones sobre energías renovables y cocinas limpias brindan esperanza para hacer frente a la contaminación global del aire que sube 8%
A medida que disminuye la calidad global del aire, hay razones para la esperanza, ya que se detecta progreso en áreas tales como el acceso a combustibles más limpios de cocina y estufas, energías renovables, el contenido de azufre en el combustible y el transporte público, según dos informes presentados hoy en el marco de la segunda Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente, UNEA-2.
Assemblées annuelles de la Bad : le président appelle "à plus de justice en matière de climat pour l'Afrique"
Le changement climatique qui fait de nombreux dégâts en Afrique notamment, n’a pas été esquissé lors de l’ouverture officielle, ce mardi 24 mai, des Assemblées annuelles de la BAD 2016.
BLOG: A New Reality to Come to Terms With (David Hone)
The aim of the CDM side event at the first UNFCCC talks since the adoption of the Paris Agreement was to draw on the learning from a decade of CDM operation and apply this experience to Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.
Energy Collective
Arctic could warm by 17C if all known fossil fuels are burned, study finds
Burning all the fossil fuels we know to exist on Earth could push global temperature an average of 8C above preindustrial levels, according to new research.
Carbon Brief
La ONU alerta de que el cambio climático avanza más rápido de lo previsto
Naciones Unidas insta a asegurar el acceso a agua potable y pide a los Gobiernos que tomen medidas para paliar las consecuencias del calentamiento
El País
Investors demand climate transparency in week of fossil fuel AGM action
Climate-concerned investors set to vote on key environmental resolutions this week at Exxon and Chevron annual general meetings
Climate negotiators focus on carbon credits, underplay human rights
Finding a workable compromise that allows a long-lived UN program to both reduce carbon emissions while also protecting the lives and lands of indigenous and impoverished people in the developing world ought to be an achievable goal, says John Knox.
Small Island Nations Increasing Resilience with Climate Change Innovation and Adaptation
Recent information from the World Bank indicates that small island nations have already begun taking steps to increase resilience in the face of climate change.
EDM Digest
Exxon, Shell, Total, Statoil renew clean energy drive
The big oil companies’ on-off affair with renewable energies seems to be back on track.
Climate Home
UN Climate negotiations update - how to raise and allocate $100 billion
The UN intersessional negotiations on climate change (UNFCCC) which started in Bonn last week enter their second week with the big question - how to find and allocate by 2020 the $100bn as agreed in the Paris Agreement. Delegate Pavlos Georgiadis reports.
Chili: soleil et vent feront rouler le métro de Santiago en 2018
Le métro de Santiago du Chili deviendra en 2018 le premier au monde à tirer plus de la moitié (60%) de son énergie du soleil et du vent. La présidente chilienne Michelle Bachelet l'a annoncé lundi.
Migration climatique: Une notion en quête de cadre juridique
Selon Anis Birou, la migration est engendrée par la pauvreté causée à son tour par les conditions climatiques. D’où l’intérêt, à ses yeux, de créer «un équilibre dans les sociétés».
Le Maroc à Nairobi pour soutenir les efforts en faveur du développement durable
À l'approche de la COP 22 de Marrakech, du 7 au 18 novembre, les réunions internationales sur le climat se succèdent avec différents ordres du jour.
Le Matin
Debaten en Chile futuro de la Antártica con foco en cambio climático
"Hay un patrimonio que hay que cuidar porque hay un creciente turismo antártico, se ha multiplicado la cantidad turística que va por aire y por tierra", obligando a más controles, acotó el canciller Muñoz.
‘If young people act over climate change, our leaders will listen’
Fiji was the first country in the Pacific to ratify the United Nations climate change deal agreed on in Paris on February 12, and fulfilling the promise by signing the agreement on April 22
AsiaPacific Report
Metro de Santiago de Chile, el primero en moverse con energía solar y eólica
Para ello, antes de 2018 se construirán una planta fotovoltaica y un parque eólico, ambos en el desierto de Atacama.
El Espectador
On International Day, UN highlights biodiversity's role in underpinning development
Biodiversity and the ecosystem services it supports are the foundations for life on Earth and the livelihoods and well-being of people everywhere, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today on the International Day for Biological Diversity, as he urged the international community to preserve and sustainably manage the variety of life on the planet.
UN News Centre
World Bank launches first insurance market for pandemic risk
Outbreaks of diseases such as ebola will trigger a $500m fund to help countries and health agencies fight infection after the World Bank launched the first insurance market for pandemic risk.
Financial Times
EU Carbon Has First Weekly Gain This Month as Crude Advances
European Union carbon allowances rose for the first week since March as crude oil extended gains and nations evaluated a French idea to introduce a floor price.
Prince Charles pans fund managers over responsible investment
The Prince of Wales has become one of the highest-profile figures to call on asset managers to invest responsibly, warning that the industry’s “reticence to embrace sustainable investment” puts the world at risk.
Financial Times
Abril de 2016 fue el más cálido de la historia
El calor continúa y la temperatura promedio en abril pasado fue 1,1 grados Celsius más cálida que la media registrado para ese mes en el siglo pasado.
Centro de Noticias ONU
S&P alerta de un nuevo riesgo para la banca: el cambio climático
El Consejo de Estabilidad Financiera estudia forzar a las entidades a incluir esta amenaza en sus informes de resultados.
From agreement to action: Singapore’s climate pledge
The Eco Action Day campaign, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, galvanises citizens and businesses to pledge environmental action on World Environment Day to help Singapore achieve its climate targets.
Ban appoints Special Envoys to help UN 'sound the alarm' on El Niño and Climate
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointments today of Mary Robinson of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya as his Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate.
UN News Centre
Carbon trading fails to take root in Korea
Korean companies have rarely traded their carbon emission rights on the South Korean main bourse this year due to a weak supply, data showed Sunday.
The Korean Herald
India inaugurates one of the world's biggest solar rooftop power plants
The north Indian state of Punjab has inaugurated what it claims is the world's largest rooftop solar power plant. Spread over eight rooftops across 82 acres, it can produce up to 11.5 MW of electricity.
Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors
A new report published by North American Bird Conservation Initiative says that 37 percent of all migratory bird species on the continent are at risk of extinction due to a myriad of harmful environmental factors including climate change, sea-level rise, land development and oil spills.
ABC News
Climate-adapted “super coral” could help revive the world's ailing reefs
Gates intends to use the results to breed—and eventually introduce—climate-adapted “super coral” to the ocean to help bring the world’s ailing reefs back to life.
With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change
Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground?
Climate Home
Patricia Espinosa: Mexikanerin wird Chefin des Uno-Klimasekretariats
Von der Botschafterin in Deutschland zur Klimachefin der Uno: Die Mexikanerin Patricia Espinosa wird Nachfolgerin von Christiana Figueres.
P. Espinosa pide “acción decidida” para aplicar el acuerdo del COP21 de París
La mexicana Patricia Espinosa, elegida nueva responsable de la ONU para el cambio climático, mostró hoy su disposición a trabajar con todos los gobiernos y dejó claro que, tras el Acuerdo de París, "es la hora de la implementación y de la acción", que debe ser "rápida, decisiva y sostenida".
Patricia Espinosa, afirmó que su designación es un reconocimiento a México
La recién nombrada titular del Secretariado de Naciones Unidas para el Clima, Patricia Espinosa, afirmó que su designación es un reconocimiento a la política exterior de México, a su papel en el ámbito multilateral y a su lucha contra el cambio climático. - See more at:
Lutte contre les changements climatiques : Le Maroc s’engage à élargir l’implication des acteurs non-étatiques
Le Maroc, qui abritera la 22-ème Conférence des parties à la convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques à Marrakech (COP22), s’est engagé, mardi à Bonn, à élargir l’implication des acteurs non-étatiques dans la lutte contre cette problématique.
PNUMA advierte de rapidez del cambio climático y llama a actuar de inmediato para revertirlo
El cambio climático avanza más rápidamente de lo previsto y con él los daños al planeta, pero aún hay tiempo para revertir parte del fenómeno si los gobiernos actúan con inmediatez, alertó hoy el Programa de la ONU para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA).
UN News Centre
Climate change could trigger 'tipping point' for East Antarctic Totten Glacier
The Totten Glacier in East Antarctica has an unstable area that could collapse and contribute to more than two metres of sea level rise beyond what is generally predicted if climate change remains unchecked, researchers say.
ABC Australia
Climat: un glacier géant menace de surélever encore le niveau des mers (étude)
Le niveau des océans pourrait gagner au moins deux mètres avec la seule fonte d'un glacier géant de l'est de l'Antarctique, dont les scientifiques ont découvert l'instabilité croissante sous l'effet du réchauffement climatique.
Warming far outpacing climate action, as UN negotiators meet in Bonn
The opening of the United Nation’s annual mid-year climate conference in Bonn Germany offered up dramatically contrasting messages this week: national leaders and political negotiators congratulated themselves, proudly celebrating the “historic Paris Agreement,” while environmentalists warned somberly that the Earth is far worse off than most people realize, with the political will for climate action still falling far behind the fearfully rapid pace of warming.
Les implications de l'Accord de Paris pour l'océan
Dans un article de Nature Climate Change paru cette semaine, une équipe internationale d'experts, incluant des chercheurs de l'Iddri, du CNRS et de l'UPMC, analyse les implications de l'Accord de Paris, adopté lors la COP21, pour le futur des océans et pour les nécessaires interactions entre la communauté scientifique et les négociations climatiques.
La Nouvelle-Calédonie s’apprête à ratifier l' Accord de Paris pour le climat
Tous les élus du Congrès ont donné leur accord ce 19 mai. Un vote qui marque la volonté de la Calédonie de s’inscrire aux cotés du reste du monde dans la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique
Transport Emissions Must Peak Soon to Hit Paris Targets
International shipping and aviation will have to cap their greenhouse gas emissions soon for the world to meet the ambitious goals in the Paris Climate Agreement, participants at a side event at the Bonn climate change conference heard today.
Environmental News Service
L'ADEME vient de publier son rapport d'activité 2015
L’ADEME (Agence de l’environnement et de la maitrise de l’énergie) vient de publier son rapport d’activité 2015 - Notre Futur ! Transition énergétique 2015-2050, le futur a de l’avenir.
Canada’s most populous province passes climate change law
Carbon trading and a green investment fund underpin Ontario plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050
Climate Home
Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds
Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental study ever undertaken by the UN has found.
Vers une hausse majeure de la consommation mondiale d’énergie ?
L’EIA américaine a rendu public la semaine dernière son dernier « International Energy Outlook » où l’organisme gouvernemental y expose ses prévisions d’évolution de la consommation énergétique dans le monde d’ici à 2040. En voici les principaux enseignements.
Connaissance des energies
In Last Months In Office, Here's How Obama Seeks To Cement Paris Climate Accord
The multi-year effort to secure a new international climate agreement reached a crescendo last December when the world came together to strike the Paris climate agreement
OPINION: Climate Change Mitigation - Africa Must Be At the Forefront The New Times
Ban Ki-moon Appoints Patricia Espinosa to Head UNFCCC
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Patricia Espinosa Cantellano of Mexico as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The appointment has been made after consultation with the Conference of Parties through its Bureau.
UNFCCC Newsroom
M. Ban Ki-moon nomme Mme Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, du Mexique, Secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-cadre de l’ONU sur les changements climatiques
Le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. Ban Ki-moon, a nommé aujourd’hui Mme Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, du Mexique, au poste de Secrétaire exécutif de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC).
United Nations
Patricia Espinosa, de México, será la secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención sobre Cambio Climático
El Secretario General de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, nombró hoy a Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, de México, como nueva secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (UNFCCC).
UN News Centre
Scientists, investors seek to identify financial risks of climate change
A Norwegian group of climate scientists will form an alliance on Thursday with investors including BlackRock Inc and the World Bank to try to assess the financial risks of rising global temperatures.
Europe needs independent carbon market regulator: Total's CEO
Europe needs an independent carbon market regulator with clear objectives rather than the current mix of state administrators and the European Commission that has complicated the market, the chief executive of Total said on Wednesday.
Stuck on hot: Earth breaks 12th straight monthly heat record
Earth's heat is stuck on high. Thanks to a combination of global warming and an El Nino, the planet shattered monthly heat records for an unprecedented 12th straight month, as April smashed the old record by half a degree, according to federal scientists.
Stimmung gut, April warm
Hitzerekord, zu wenig Geld und eine Konferenzleiterin aus Saudi-Arabien. Das ist die Realität der Klimadiplomatie, die sich in Bonn trifft.
Die Tageszeitung
Pensar en el cambio climático como una ‘espiral de calor’
Una inteligente animación retrata vívidamente qué tan caluroso se ha vuelto el planeta a lo largo de las últimas 16 décadas.
Les gaz à effet de serre vont augmenter d’un tiers d’ici 2040
C’est la prévision que vient de publier l’administration américaine, au moment où les Etats se réunissent en Allemagne pour mettre en musique concrètement l’accord de Paris issu de la COP21
Sciences et avenir
Centroamérica se compromete a atender los efectos del cambio climático en el sector del agua
Los Representantes del Foro Centroamericano y República Dominicana de Agua Potable y Saneamiento (FOCARD-APS) firmaron la declaración para el reconocimiento y atención a los efectos del cambio climático en los sistemas de agua potable en la región del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA).
Conexión COP
Indigenous groups fighting for the planet
Preserving the earth's forests, oceans, plants and animals is a noble goal in and of itself. But making sure the planet retains its many species of flora and fauna is also crucial for human well-being.
Deutsche Welle
Experts Say Shipping, Aviation Emissions Must Peak Soon to Achieve Paris Goals
International shipping and aviation will have to cap their greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) soon for the world to meet the ambitious goals laid down in the Paris Climate Change Agreement, participants at a side event at the Bonn climate change conference heard today.
UNFCCC Newsroom
L'Ontario officialise son entrée dans la «bourse du carbone» en janvier prochain
L'Ontario a adopté mercredi le projet de loi qui officialise son entrée dans le Système de plafonnement et d'échange de droits d'émissions (Spede), communément appelé «bourse du carbone», et la province rejoindra ainsi le Québec et la Californie dès janvier prochain.
La Presse Canadienne
Maroc : après les réseaux sociaux, la COP22 s'affiche désormais sur un site web dédié
Français, arabe, anglais et espagnol, c'est dans ces quatre langues que le nouveau site web s'affiche à l'adresse morocco-cop22 depuis ce lundi 16 mai. Une dizaine d'articles accueillent déjà les premiers visiteurs.
L'Usine Nouvelle
Climat : avril 2016 a battu tous les records de chaleur
Les moyennes mondiales sont à un niveau très élevé sur les quatre premiers mois de 2016. 2015 a déjà été l'année la plus chaude depuis le début des relevés.
Climat : à Bonn, les Etats se demandent que faire après la COP 21
La première réunion des pays après l'adoption de l'Accord de Paris, et la dernière avant la COP 22 à Marrakech en novembre, se tient à Bonn du 16 au 26 mai. Avec pour objectif de préciser les mécanismes de mise en oeuvre de ce texte aussi historique que flou.
La Tribune
Why the Paris Agreement won't succeed without agricultural innovations
If the world is to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100, greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector will need to be addressed – and in a whole new way.
Christian Science Monitor
ANALYSIS: What will it take to build a global emissions trading system?  E&E Publishing
Volle Kraft voraus: Schritte für Klimapolitik und nachhaltige Entwicklung nach „Paris“ EurActiv
French parliament adopts bill to ratify Paris climate agreement
French parliamentarians in a near unanimous vote on Tuesday adopted a bill authorising the government to ratify the landmark climate agreement reached by 195 nations in Paris in December.
French Parliament passes law to ratify Paris Agreement
Host nation of seminal UN climate summit calls on others to maintain momentum
Climate Home
Les députés français ont approuvé la ratification de l’accord de Paris sur le climat
Les députés français ont ratifié à la quasi-unanimité, mardi 17 mai, l’accord de Paris sur le climat, adopté le 12 décembre lors de la COP21.
Le Monde
El plan de choque de la ONU contra el cambio climático se concreta en Bonn
La ciudad alemana acoge desde el lunes durante 10 días a los representantes y negociadores de los países firmantes del Acuerdo de París, para concretar la aplicación de los puntos que quedaron abiertos y asegurar el cumplimiento de los compromisos adoptados.
Figueres heizt "Bonn" mit heißem April an
UN-Klimachefin Christiana Figueres hat die Diplomaten auf der Klimakonferenz in Bonn angehalten, die derzeitigen Wetterextreme als "Mahnung" zu mehr Ehrgeiz im Klimaschutz zu sehen
Post-Paris: Call for Deeper Commitment to Slow Climate Change
With the world having just gone through the seventh straight month of record average global temperatures, climate change advocates are meeting in Bonn this week, seeking to push government bodies into following up on last December’s historic climate pact in Paris.
Asia Sentinel
Small islands lead charge on Paris Agreement approval
Concerted drive to ratify Paris deal could be last chance for vulnerable nations to ensure warming is kept at safe levels
Climate Home
Negotiators Try to Figure Out What the Paris Climate Agreement Means
Climate negotiators from around the world met yesterday for the first time since brokering the Paris climate deal to start filling in some of the gaps left in that landmark agreement.
ClimateWire/Scientific American
Climat : difficile mise en œuvre de l’accord de Paris
Comme chaque année, les délégués des 195 pays membres de la convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC) sont rassemblés à Bonn, en Allemagne, depuis lundi 16 mai, pour une session de négociations techniques
Le Monde
Paris climate agreement cannot be met without emissions reduction target for agriculture
Scientists have calculated, for the first time, the extent to which agricultural emissions must be reduced to meet the new climate agreement's plan to limit warming to 2°C in 2100.
Science Daily
Les pays pauvres vont davantage souffrir du réchauffement planétaire que les pays riches
Les pays pauvres souffriront davantage du réchauffement climatique que les pays riches, selon une étude de l'université d'East Anglia (Royaume-Uni) relayée par le Guardian (en anglais), mardi 17 mai
France sets carbon price floor
2017 finance bill will set price at €30 a tonne in a bid to stir European action to cut emissions and drive forward the Paris climate agreement
The Guardian
Ségolène Royal annonce un prix plancher du carbone pour l’an prochain
Ce prix, estimé à « environ 30 euros » la tonne de CO 2 et applicable en 2017, concernera seulement la production électrique.
Les Echos
EU Nations Said to Need More Time to Evaluate French Carbon Plan
European Union governments need more time to evaluate a French idea to introduce a price floor in the bloc’s carbon market and define their stances on the issue after initial talks, according to an EU official with knowledge of the matter.
Portugal funcionó durante 4 días seguidos con energía renovable
Desde las 6:45 del sábado 7 de mayo hasta las 17:45 del miércoles 11 de mayo, todo Portugal funcionó a base de energías renovables.
Rich and poor divided over UN aviation emissions deal
Details of a global carbon offsetting scheme for planes are up in the air after an inconclusive meeting in Montreal last week.
Climate Home
Farms That Rise to the Challenge
It is a staggering challenge: feeding the seven billion-plus people in the world and delivering fresh food to the rapidly rising number of them who live in cities.
NY Times
A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment
When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered natural in the area.
NY Times
INTERVIEW: In Putting A Price On Carbon, What We Don’t Know Could Kill Us Ecosystem Marketplace
ANALYSIS: Will the aviation industry's carbon offset scheme ever get airborne? BusinessGreen
Bonn climate conference begins on implementing 2015 Paris Agreement
Governments began work on Monday on seeking ways to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming. It’s the first time experts have meet since the 195 nations reached their landmark deal last December.
Climate Home
Climat : à Bonn, les Etats appelés à « plonger dans le moteur » de l’accord de Paris
Cinq mois après la COP21, les délégués de 195 pays se sont retrouvés pour la première fois, lundi 16 mai à Bonn, en Allemagne, pour commencer à concrétiser le pacte sur le climat, ambitieux mais encore incomplet, adopté en décembre 2015 à Paris contre le réchauffement.
Le Monde
Los gobiernos entran en una nueva era de colaboración contra el cambio climático
Los gobiernos están dejado atrás la fase de la negociación y entrando en una nueva era de colaboración, tras la exitosa adopción del histórico Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático el año pasado.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Le Maroc signe son engagement officiel pour l’organisation de la COP22
L’accord de siège, marquant l’engagement officiel du Maroc pour l’organisation de la 22-ème Conférence des parties à la convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques à Marrakech (COP22), a été signé lundi à Bonn.
La Tribune
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Stresses Morocco’s Leadership to Fight Global Warming
In a statement to MAP, on the occasion of Bonn Conference on Climate Change, Figuers highlighted Morocco’s commitment to using renewable energy in the leading Noor-Ouarzazate solar complex which drew attention worldwide.
Morocco World News
Global warming will hit poorer countries hardest, research finds
Tropical regions likely to suffer biggest increase in hot days and extreme weather because of climate change, say scientists
Bonn: Todo lo que debe saber de la conferencia sobre cambio climático
Del 16 al 26 de mayo se llevará a cabo en Bonn, Alemania, la reunión de negociación previa a la COP22, en la que se espera se pongan las reglas para que el Acuerdo de París se implemente de manera exitosa.
Conexión COP
Konferenz in Bonn berät Umsetzung von Klimaabkommen (video) WDR Tagesschau
10 jours pour donner vie à l’accord de Paris sur le climat
Cinq mois après la COP 21, les délégués de 195 pays sont réunis à Bonn, en Allemagne. Ils se donnent dix jours pour commencer à concrétiser le plan adopté lors de la conférence de Paris sur le climat.
CDM’s executive approves second aviation methodology as scheme’s ‘other uses’ still unclear
The CDM’s Executive Board (EB) last week approved a second methodology aimed at airlines while also extending its first one, as the regulators took further measures to tailor the UN-run scheme for the aviation sector.
Carbon Pulse
Den Geist von Paris bewahren
Fünf Monate ist es her, dass in Paris das historische Klima-Abkommen beschlossen wurde.
Cambio climático: abril marcó un nuevo récord
No frena. Mes tras mes, la temperatura media del planeta se empeña en marcar un nuevo récord. Anteayer, se conoció que en abril pasado se produjo una nueva marca histórico en términos de variabilidad de la temperatura en la superficie terrestre y en los océanos.
La Nación
Les ministres de l'Environnement du G7 s'engagent à accélérer l'actualisation de l'Accord de Paris sur le climat
Les ministres de l'Environnement des pays du G7 ont conjointement déclaré lundi au Japon leur engagements pour assurer le traitement rapide du changement climatique en conformité avec un accord conclu à Paris l'an dernier.
En 2016, la planète a connu le mois d'avril le plus chaud jamais enregistré
Les températures n'en finissent plus de grimper. En 2016, la planète a connu le mois d'avril le plus chaud jamais enregistré, rapporte le Guardian (en anglais), lundi 16 mai.
Los bosques secundarios, un “arma” para frenar cambio climático en AL
Científicos mexicanos de tres instituciones públicas participaron en una investigación multinacional que concluyó que los bosques secundarios de América Latina, que son aquellos en los que los árboles volvieron a crecer en terrenos deforestados, ya ocupan más de 2.4 millones de kilómetros cuadrados y contribuyen de manera importante a capturar carbono y a frenar el calentamiento del planeta.
Klimaverhandler pflanzen Optimismus
In Bonn treffen sich ab heute die Diplomaten, um dem Klimavertrag von Paris Leben einzuhauchen.
UN climate chief urges speed as NASA reports record warming
New data from NASA indicates last month was the hottest April since records began in the late 1800s, and the seventh month in a row to break warming records.
Climate Home
Cities 'woefully unprepared' for rising disaster risk: World Bank
Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather and other hazards, particularly as population growth and surging migration put more people in the path of those threats, the World Bank said on Monday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Maldives minister: UN talks must deliver clean power surge
Crashing solar prices are evidence a renewables revolution is upon us and it’s time to deploy it globally
Climate Home
UN-Klimakonferenz arbeitet an konkreten Regeln
Fünf Monate nach dem Abschluss des Pariser Klimaabkommens beraten 196 UN-Mitgliedsstaaten in Bonn über die technische Umsetzung.
China Will Start the World's Largest Carbon Trading Market
Even though China has a non-market economy, it has learned from mistakes in Europe and California
Scientific American
Japan’s plan for emissions cuts under scrutiny after Paris accord
Wrapping up the Group of Seven environment ministers’ meeting Monday, Tamayo Marukawa, as chairwoman of the talks, hailed the “strong political will” demonstrated by the group to implement the landmark Paris climate accord reached last year.
Shaping the deal in Bonn Indian Express
Governments Meet in Bonn to Take Forward Historic UN Paris Climate Agreement
The latest round of UN climate change negotiations get underway on Monday with governments looking to the next steps needed to accelerate the implementation of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement and continue the unprecedented momentum forged in 2015.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Bonn: Todo lo que debe saber de la conferencia sobre cambio climático
Del 16 al 26 de mayo se llevará a cabo en Bonn, Alemania, la reunión de negociación previa a la COP22, en la que se espera se pongan las reglas para que el Acuerdo de París se implemente de manera exitosa. Latinoamérica enfocará sus esfuerzos en incrementar la ambición, negociar adecuadamente la transparencia y seguir promoviendo la adaptación.
El País de Costa Rica
COP22: le Maroc signe l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU, ce lundi à Bonn
Le Maroc signera, ce lundi 16 mai à Bonn, l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU pour l’organisation de la 22ème conférence des parties à la convention cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP22) prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech. Le Maroc signera, ce lundi 16 mai à Bonn, l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU pour l’organisation de la 22ème conférence des parties à la convention cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP22) prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech.
Le 360
COP21: UN Delegates Set for 10 Days of Crunch Climate Talks
The meetings follow the COP21 Earth Day ceremony in New York where 177 countries signed an historic climate change accord.
Gespräche in Bonn zur Umsetzung des Pariser Klima-Abkommens
In Bonn findet die erste Runde der UN-Klimagespräche nach dem Vertrag von Paris statt. Nachdem das Wetter in den ersten Monate des Jahres alle Wärmerekorde gebrochen hat, steigt der Druck, Schutzmaßnahmen umzusetzen.
Deutsche Welle
Accord de Paris : premier test à Bonn - Sauvegarde de l’environnement et des droits de l’homme
Les signataires de l’Accord de Paris sur le climat sont sur le point de rencontrer un premier obstacle la semaine prochaine, lorsqu’ils se réuniront à Bonn, en Allemagne, pour négocier un nouveau mécanisme de financement des projets d’adaptation au climat, a mis en garde vendredi un expert des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies.
Neue Klimarunde startet in Bonn
Die ersten offiziellen Klimaverhandlungen nach dem Pariser Gipfel beginnen heute in Bonn.
Lessons from Clean Development Mechanism Critical to Implementation of Paris Agreement
Experience gained with the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will be critical to the success of the new universal climate change agreement adopted with much excitement in Paris last year, said the United Nations’ top climate change official, Christiana Figueres.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Paris climate agreement has ‘failed’ poor countries, report says
'If global cooperation on climate change is to be inclusive, durable and fair, it must leave no one behind'
The Independent
Environment ministers to urge trading of greenhouse gas cuts
A joint statement of environment ministers of the Group of Seven major countries will encourage popularization of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (see below), which is a scheme implemented by Japan for bilateral trading of credit for greenhouse gas emission reductions, after their meeting to be held Sunday and Monday in Toyama, it was learned Saturday.
The Japan News
Douze millions de dollars pour la lutte contre les changements climatiques
Au cours des deux prochaines années, l’ensemble du programme Action-Climat Québec disposera d’une enveloppe de douze millions de dollars, soit neuf millions de dollars pour des projets d’envergure nationale et trois millions de dollars pour des projets d’envergure locale et régionale annonce le ministre du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, David Heurtel.
Journal Le Nord
World needs action on forest land rights to meet climate goals: Helen Clark
Clark has warned that goals cannot be achieved without a united push to secure land rights for the world's indigenous communities.
Thomson Reuters
ICAO aviation offset market talks yield little progress, seen backtracking on previous agreement
Three-day talks on a deal to launch a market-based offsetting mechanism for international aviation emissions from 2020 wrapped up in Montreal Friday without any firm progress, with some nations even appearing to backtrack on a previous agreement by proposing a ‘pilot’ practice phase and a later start date.
Carbon Pulse
Climat : comment l'aviation civile compte atteindre une croissance neutre en carbone à partir de 2020 alors que le trafic aérien international aura doublé d'ici 2030 et triplé d'ici 2050
Face à l'augmentation du trafic aéronautique, l'organisation de l’aviation civile internationale mise sur le rachat de crédit carbone pour tenir son objectif environnemental.
Pampa Energía invertirá USD 400 millones en proyectos de energía renovable
El grupo argentino Pampa Energía informó este jueves que invertirá USD 400 millones en proyectos de energía térmica y eólica, por hasta 320 megavatios, de ser el ganador en la primera licitación que realizará Argentina a mediados de mayo para obras de energía renovable.
Peru, Sri Lanka get World Bank funding to develop carbon crediting mechanisms
Three countries have received funding under the World Bank’s Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) to set up MRV systems and develop crediting mechanisms that could generate carbon offsets for international buyers.
Carbon Pulse
Erste UN-Klimakonferenz seit dem Pariser Klimaabkommen
In Bonn beginnt am Vormittag die erste UN-Klimakonferenz seit dem Pariser Klimaabkommen.
INTERVIEW: I think the Paris Agreement is something of a relief for every country: Laurence Tubiana Economic Times
Climate activists in New York, Washington state protest fossil fuels
Hundreds of climate change activists in Washington state and New York mobilized on Saturday as part of a global protest against fossil fuels, event organizers said.
Some 1,000 protest against climate change in S. Africa
South African environmentalists converged in Johannesburg on Saturday to demonstrate against climate change.
Obama and Nordic leaders: Economic activity in the Arctic must pass climate test
President Obama and the leaders of five Nordic nations agreed Friday to apply strict environmental standards and climate goals to commercial activities in the Arctic, a pledge that could have major implications for everything from future energy exploration to fishing and shipping in the region.
Washington Post
G-7 environment meeting in Toyama kicks off with call to action
Environment ministers and representatives from Group of Seven nations began a two-day meeting Sunday, with host and chair Japan calling for “concrete action” to implement the landmark climate deal reached in Paris last year.
Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes
Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes, he explains why.
Philippines climate body urges new president to ditch coal
As the Philippines elected Rodrigo Duterte president this week, its Climate Change Commission urged a review of energy policy.
Climate Home
Climate change badly affecting agriculture in Pakistan
Climate change is impacting adversely the agriculture sector of Pakistan and it is need of hour that measures be taken on fast track basis to create awareness about climate change among the farming community.
Daily Times
Time for concrete action at UN climate forum in Germany
Frontline climate diplomats will seek to translate good intentions into concrete action in Bonn Monday when they gather for the first time since hammering through a historic deal in December.
UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into action
UN climate talks resume in Bonn on Monday, the first after the key Paris agreement last December.
Deutsche Welle
Ahead of UN climate talks, world’s poorest urge early action
World must adapt to meet the unavoidable impacts of climate change head on or face the consequences says DRC envoy
Climate Home
Paris accord faces ‘first test’ at meeting on climate adaptation funding – UN rights expert
The signatories to the 2015 Paris Agreement face the first test of their commitment when they meet in Bonn, Germany, next week to negotiate a new mechanism to fund climate adaptation projects, which often displaced indigenous and other communities, a United Nations human rights expert said today.
UN News Centre
Bonn Meet to Take Forward Historic UN Climate Agreement
Just weeks after 176 countries and the 28-nation European Union signed the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement at the United Nations headquarters in New York, governments are gathering at the Bonn UN Climate Change Conference from May 16 to 26, 2016 in Germany.
G-7 ministers to push for Paris climate deal’s early entry into force: draft
Environment ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will agree at their meeting in Toyama to push for the early entry into force of a landmark climate deal reached in Paris last year and express their resolve to show leadership in slashing greenhouse gas emissions, a draft communique of the talks said Friday.
Small nations lead ratification of Paris climate agreement
Small nations keep leading the charge on ratification of the Paris Climate Change Agreement which opened for signing on April 22nd according to a climate change specialist.
Radio New Zealand
More cities — of all sizes — taking the plunge to use 100% renewable energy
When Superstorm Sandy hit eastern Long Island in October 2012, virtually every resident of East Hampton lost power for days, some for weeks.
Argentina to Hold First Auction in Renewable Energy Drive
Hopes to attract around $2.1 billion in investments for production of up to 1,000 megawatts
Wall Street Journal
How we get energy is changing fast — and it’s sparking a huge fight over forecasting the future
For the first time since September 2014, the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Department of Energy’s key data and forecasting branch, has released a set of long-range international energy projections aimed at helping inform public policy.
Washington Post
Build up local data to reach global climate goals
Amid the enthusiasm for its success, the UN’s Paris climate agreement, hammered out last December after two frantic weeks of high-level negotiations, left some big questions unanswered.
BLOG: China’s green finance aims are falling short Financial Times
Kerry hails Paris climate deal as proudest moment in office
Paris Agreement will deliver ‘enormous economic benefits’ US secretary of state tells Oxford Union, hailing it one of his proudest moments
Climate Home
Fund Launched to Help Mountain People Face Climate Change Threat
Jake Norton was on a glacier in northern India. A seemingly impenetrable fortress of sweeping ridges and towering walls of granite, capped by hanging glaciers. It seemed, he said, that nothing could touch it, nothing could beat it down.
Feux de forêts: le changement climatique pointé du doigt
Les scientifiques pointent du doigt le réchauffement climatique dans les gigantesques feux qui viennent de ravager une partie de la province canadienne de l’Alberta, soulignant que la fréquence, la durée et l’intensité des incendies dans les forêts boréales ont nettement augmenté avec la montée des températures.
Journal de Montreal
Le Maroc adapte sa croissance aux changements climatiques
Pour adapter son économie aux variations climatiques, le Maroc a adopté un programme de développement dénommé Plan Maroc Vert (PMV).
Le Magazine du Manager
Poken to deploy digital event technology at the United Nation’s Bonn Climate Change Conference
Poken, the 360º event platform, have announced that in partnership with Climeworks, it will deploy its digital event technology at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Bonn Climate Change Conference, taking place May 16 – 26 in Bonn, Germany.
Alemania logra autoabastecerse con energías renovables
Alemania es un país vanguardista en muchos aspectos, pero probablemente en el que se sitúa como líder más destacado a nivel mundial es en el energético.
Computer Hoy
Satélites que vigilan el cambio climático extenderán su vida útil
CryoSat y Smos continuarán después de 2017, fecha prevista para el fin de su misión.
La Tercera
Espiral de calor: el gráfico que mejor explica el cambio climático
Exponer de forma gráfica la evolución del cambio climático no siempre es fácil. Ahora el profesor Ed Hawkins, climatólogo de la Universidad de Reading (Reino Unido) ha conseguido presentar los datos acumulados durante los últimos años de una forma innovadora y realmente clara.
La Vanguardia
United Nations Seen as Likely Choice for Airline Pollution Cuts
A carbon market run by the United Nations is emerging as the most probable supplier of the emissions credits necessary to curb greenhouse gas pollution from the world’s airline industry, according to a group that develops ways to verify carbon reductions.
Raising Walls Against the Sea
Facing the bleak prospect of millions of its citizens being displaced in coming years due to storms and sea level rise caused by climate change, Bangladesh is building up existing coastal embankments in a bid to protect coastal lands and people.
Japan, Indonesia issue first carbon offset credits under JCM
Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) has passed an important milestone as the first ever carbon credits have been issued under the programme for emission cuts achieved at two projects in Indonesia.
Carbon Pulse
Namibia: Accessing Green Climate Fund
The Green Climate Fund is the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the end of 2011.
The Namibian
New Zealand ETS lacks bite due to missing cap -researchers
A lack of certainty over supply is stopping the New Zealand emissions trading scheme from working effectively, and the government should introduce a fixed GHG cap and provide clarity over future international supply to help drive domestic carbon cuts, according to one of the market’s architects.
Carbon Pulse
Climate change impact faced head on
Climate change is tipped to alter New Zealand's wines, shift crops and present new challenges for forestry and farming. With more than two hundred million litres of wine shipping out of the country each year, some clever thinking will be needed to meet the international palate as our growing conditions alter over our heads and under our very feet.
NZ Herald
COMMENT: One way to sell a tax on carbon: Cut other taxes GreenBiz
How scared or hopeful should we be in a warming world? Guardian
UN climate science chief: it's not too late to avoid dangerous temperature rise
Hoesung Lee, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, voices hope in battle against 2C increase in warming but warns of ‘phenomenal’ costs
Businesses join new EP100 campaign to boost energy productivity
Non-profit Climate Group launches global EP100 programme to encourage firms to double energy productivity by 2030
Marrakech : Le premier coup de pioche au site du village de la COP22
Les travaux d’aménagement du site de Bab Ighli, village de la COP22, ont été lancés mardi à Marrakech en présence de plusieurs personnalités, a annoncé le Comité de pilotage chargé de l'organisation de la COP22.
Les Eco
Shell unveils vision of 2C-compatible energy future
Shell has published analysis for the first time on what it would take to meet international climate goals.
Climate Home
United Nations Seen as Likely Choice for Airline Pollution Cuts
A carbon market run by the United Nations is emerging as the most probable supplier of the emissions credits necessary to curb greenhouse gas pollution from the world’s airline industry, according to a group that develops ways to verify carbon reductions.
Changement climatique : le coût de l'adaptation pourrait atteindre 500 milliards $ par an d'ici 2050
Le coût de l'adaptation au changement climatique dans les pays en développement pourrait atteindre entre 140 et 300 milliards de dollars par an en 2030, et entre 280 et 500 milliards de dollars par an d'ici 2050, selon un nouveau rapport du Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement (PNUE). Un chiffre quatre à cinq fois plus élevé que les estimations précédentes.
Así está desapareciendo el hielo de los polos por culpa del cambio climático
El cambio climático ya es una realidad. El incremento de las temperaturas como consecuencia de los gases de efecto invernadero está provocando, entre otros problemas, el deshielo de los casquetes polares
France Seeks German Support for Carbon Emissions Floor Price
French Environment and Energy Minister Segolene Royal plans a domestic floor price for carbon of about five times the current European level and hopes Germany and other European nations will follow.
Climate changing for company profits
It's no secret that many countries want to shift towards a low carbon society. But big investors want to know what that means for company profits - and they've developed a tool to help them pick the best stocks.
Deutsche Welle
El riesgo del cambio climático obliga a repensar las inversiones financieras
El cambio climático plantea escenarios de riesgo para los activos financieros, en la mayoría de los casos desconocidos por los inversores, por lo que los expertos internacionales en esta materia reclaman a los países nuevos marcos regulatorios que tengan en cuenta la variable del calentamiento.
Ultima Hora
Los países de la OCDE desligan aumento de la energía y emisiones de CO2
Es posible desligar el crecimiento económico y la producción de energía del aumento de las emisiones de CO2, como lo demuestra el último informe publicado por la Agencia Internacional de la Energía (AIE) sobre la evolución de la producción de energía y el crecimiento económico y la progresión de las emisiones de CO2 en los países de la OCDE.
UNFCCC Newsroom
World's carbon dioxide concentration teetering on the point of no return
Future in which global concentration of CO2 is permanently above 400 parts per million looms
Global photo contest promotes climate change adaptation
The Adaptation Fund - from which Jamaica is benefitting to the tune of $10 million - has launched a global photo competition to promote readiness of the world's coasts and watersheds for climate change.
Jamaica Gleaner
BLOG: Why the Paris Climate Agreement Is a Treaty Huffington Post
ANALYSIS: ICAO climate talks reach crunch time, but deal poised to exempt most aviation emissions Carbon Pulse
Smart infrastructure is the key to sustainable development (Luis Alberto Moreno and Nicholas Stern) Guardian
World’s vulnerable must be at the heart of a low carbon transition (By Teresa Ribera and Michael Zammit Cutajar) Climate Home
How to better align climate goals with sustainable development Carbon Brief
Carbon-offset deal would cost airlines $6.2 billion in 2025: IATA
A global market-based measure to curb aviation emissions would cost the airline industry up to $6.2 billion in the year 2025, but carriers could face higher charges if governments fail to reach a deal by October, the International Air Transport Association said.
Transport aérien : 5,4 milliards d’euros pour compenser les émissions de CO2
Selon l’Association internationale du transport aérien (IATA), si les gouvernements ne parviennent pas à trouver un accord d’ici octobre la facture sera très élevée pour le secteur.
Les Echos
El cambio climático costará hasta 440.000 millones de aquí a 2050
El coste de adaptación al cambio climático de los países en desarrollo podría ascender a entre 280.000 y 500.000 millones de dólares (de 246.000 a 440.000 millones de euros) al año hasta 2050, unas cifras que cuadruplican o quintuplican los cálculos previos.
IETA presses for rapid steps to further international emission trade
Carbon trading business association IETA is urging governments to build on the Paris Agreement by furthering rules to stimulate international emissions trade.
Carbon Pulse
India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint
How does a country bring its people into the 21st century without pumping huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere? This challenge is more acute in India than anywhere else.
Cinco islas del Pacífico desaparecen víctimas del cambio climático
El calentamiento global, el consiguiente aumento del nivel de los mares y la erosión han condenado a la desaparición a cinco de las islas del archipiélago de Salomón, ubicado a poco más de 1.500 kilómetros al noreste de Australia. Allí viven unas 640.000 personas.
La Tribuna
Headlines 'exaggerated' climate link to sinking of Pacific islands
Report’s author says many media outlets have misinterpreted the science by conflating sea-level rise with climate change
How Rising CO2 Levels May Contribute to Die-Off of Bees
As they investigate the factors behind the decline of bee populations, scientists are now eyeing a new culprit — soaring levels of carbon dioxide, which alter plant physiology and significantly reduce protein in important sources of pollen.
Yale Environment 360
In Novel Tactic on Climate Change, Citizens Sue Their Governments
Global warming is already disrupting the planet’s weather. Now it is having an impact on the courts, as well, as adults and children around the world try to enlist the judiciary in their efforts to blunt climate change.
NY Times
Climate Change Leaves Kashmir’s Economy High and Dry
Trudging barefoot on his two-acre piece of land, 57-year-old Mukhtar Ahmad has little hope of growing any crops this year due to the sudden dry spell that has struck Kashmir’s winter.
French Fromage Is Powering the Whey Ahead
Being environmental is cheesy. After all, fermented fromage is fueling the southeastern town of Albertville, offering hope to a country that plans to halve its nuclear energy output by 2025.
Let’s Not Forget Disaster Risk as we Rush to Adapt to Climate Change
Helping at-risk communities adapt to climate change impacts is an important part of the Paris Climate Change agreement, but adaptation will not be complete without considering disaster risk.
Global Warming Cited as Wildfires Increase in Fragile Boreal Forest
Scientists say the near-destruction of Fort McMurray
last week by a wildfire is the latest indication that
the vital boreal forest is at risk from climate change.
NY Times
Canada. Le feu pourrait libérer le CO2 enfermé dans les sols gelés
Les incendies de forêt qui ravagent l’Alberta risquent de se propager et de relâcher dans l’atmosphère du dioxyde de carbone contenu depuis des milliers d’années dans les sols gelés, contribuant encore davantage au changement climatique.
Courrier International
Aumenta el número de incendios provocados por el cambio climático
El enorme y prematuro incendio en la provincia canadiense de Alberta es tan solo el ejemplo más reciente de la situación climática del planeta, que se volvió más caliente y tiene un clima más extremo.
El Día
UN climate action database enjoys big business boost
NAZCA climate change commitments now total more than 11,000 as UNFCCC launches global campaign to raise awareness of actions pledged the world
ONU lanza una campaña para mostrar acciones contra Cambio Climático
La acción climática de ciudades, empresas, regiones e inversores continúa con fuerza después de la conferencia sobre el cambio climático de París. Así lo demuestra la incorporación de unas 50 nuevas acciones en el portal de la ONU que muestra la acción del sector privado y la ambición de las autoridades locales.
El Heraldo
PM resolves to keep climate change on the front burner
In sharing his experience while at the recent US Caribbean Central American Energy Summit in Washington, DC, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said issues of climate change and the environment will have to be taken more seriously if the country is to see real development.
jamaica Gleaner
China's Shanghai allows use of surplus permits in extended carbon scheme
The Shanghai carbon market, one of China's pilot emissions trading schemes, will allow participants to use surplus permits from the last three years of trading to comply with emissions targets over 2016-2018, the local government said on Monday.
Reuters Africa
Diminution des émissions de CO2 en 2015
Le rapport réalisé par l'Agence d'information sur l'énergie américaine (EIA) fait ressortir que les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) ont diminué de 12% en 2015 par rapport à 2005, ajoutant que cette chute s'explique principalement par la baisse de l'utilisation du charbon dans la production d'électricité.
Le Matin
S&P: Banks that ignore climate risk face credit downgrade
Banks face credit rating downgrade if they fail to address risks associated with climate change, S&P warned this week.
Climate Home
New York Plans to Make Fighting Climate Change Good Business
A governor wants to lead on green energy. The state’s utilities are nervously falling in line. Young entrepreneurs are buzzing, determined to be part of the generation that finally solves climate change.
NY Times
Sudan: First Sudanese Project to Enter the Global Carbon Market
The carbon stabilization is the first project for minimization of emissions to be carried out in the forests sector in Sudan aimed at marketing the idea of the global carbon market financed by the Global Environment Facility and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of the mechanism for minimization of the carbon dioxide emissions.
All Africa
El cambio climático disuelve la base de los arrecifes
La creciente acidez del agua de mar debido al calentamiento global está disolviendo parte de la caliza de los arrecifes coralinos en algunos de los Cayos de Florida, revela un nuevo estudio. Es algo que los científicos esperaban, pero no tan pronto.
AP/La Hora
Total s'offre une entreprise spécialiste des batteries pour près d'un milliard d'euros
Le dossier sur lequel Total planche depuis plusieurs mois et maintenant clôt. Ce lundi, le géant pétrolier français a officialisé une offre d’achat de 950 millions d'euros sur Saft, une entreprise française spécialiste des batteries de haute technologie pour l’industrie
Isle de Jean Charles: climate change submerges US island
Isle de Jean Charles is a coastal island near the mouth of the Mississippi in Louisiana. Climate change is causing the island to vanish under the waves and so residents are getting ready to move to higher ground.
Deutsche Welle
Uruguay generó 100% de su electricidad con energía renovable
La energía eléctrica consumida en Uruguay durante las últimas 24 horas provino en su totalidad de fuentes de energía renovables, informó hoy una empresa especializada en reducción de costos energéticos.
El Nuevo Día
Indian farmers battle water crisis
Shivanand Baswantpati’s pomegranate trees, once a steady source of income, lie withered and prone across his rocky field, fit for nothing but firewood.
Financial Times
ANALYSIS: Four-year old lawsuit looming larger on California carbon market
A four-year old lawsuit brought by manufacturers against California’s carbon market, and specifically its auctioning system, has become the top concern among the scheme’s participants, who fear that it could deter other states from joining the WCI programme while stifling investment.
Carbon Pulse
Climate change: Five Islands in the South Pacific 'completely lost to rising seas'
Rising sea levels and erosion have caused five islands in the South Pacific to completely disappear, researchers have said.
The Independent
Changement climatique : cinq îles des Salomon disparues sous les eaux du Pacifique
Cinq îles des Salomon, dans le Pacifique, ont disparu en raison de la montée des eaux et de l’érosion côtière, selon une étude scientifique australienne publiée samedi 7 mai. Six autres sont fortement touchées.
Le Monde
El cambio climático es el mayor riesgo mundial de la década
Un informe del Foro Económico Mundial alerta de que la crisis ecológica provocará migraciones masivas, hambrunas y nuevos conflictos
La Opinión de Murcia
UN climate officials release negotiation plan through 2018
Countries will not be excluded from talks for being slow to ratify Paris Agreement, say summit hosts
Climate Home
Philippines investigates Shell and Exxon over climate change
A legal case will consider if the emissions of 50 fossil fuel companies violate the human rights of those hit by extreme weather
El calor extremo provocará un gran éxodo en Oriente Medio y el norte de África
Gran parte de Oriente Medio y del norte de África podrían llegar a ser inhabitables debido al cambio climático a mediados de este siglo, porque las olas de calor se multiplicarían por 10 y las temperaturas rondarían entre los 46ºC por el día y los 30ºC por la noche, lo que empujaría a un éxodo masivo de refugiados climáticos. Esta es la principal conclusión de un estudio realizado por investigadores del Instituto Max Planck de Química (Alemania) y publicado en la revista «Climatic Change».
ONU y BM buscan cambio ‘radical' para frenar el cambio climático
Científicos, alcaldes y políticos globales se citaron en Washington para tratar soluciones ‘prácticas' con el objetivo impulsar ‘un cambio radical' e ‘irreversible' en la economía que haga frente al calentamiento global.
La Estrella
Unofficial link between US carbon markets emerges from trader losses
Operators of the two US carbon markets may be starting to consider linking options for their cap-and-trade schemes, but a somewhat loose and informal connection between the two programmes has emerged out of a few traders’ profit and loss books.
Carbon Pulse
Farmers can weather climate change with financing
Livingstone Merian Kalala, a farmer in Solwezi, the capital of the North- Western Province of Zambia, knows firsthand that climate change is posing massive problems for agricultural productivity.
Daily News
La première ville solaire des États-Unis va sortir de terre
Au cœur de la Floride, la construction d'une cité un peu particulière s'accélère. Imaginée par l’ex-joueur de football américain Syd Kitson, Babcock Ranch sera la première "cité verte" du pays.
Top UN Climate Change Executive, Christiana Figueres, Wins Prestigious Joan Bavaria Sustainability Award
Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has been awarded the Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets.
Women’s wisdom ‘crucial’ to beating climate change
When females were included in planning projects, changes lasted longer
Times of Malta
Ikea Investing in Renewable Energy, Starts Selling Solar Panel in the UK
The Swedish furniture giant is going out of its comfort zone. They're surprisingly famous for their celebrated Swedish meatballs and now, they ventured in selling solar panels too.
Nature World News
OPINION: Why development should focus on climate adaptation Eco-Business
Climate change: United Nations' Ban Ki-moon says time to scale up climate change action
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned action on climate change must be faster and broader in order to turn the Paris deal promises to combat global warming into concrete measures.
Secretario general de ONU llama a "un cambio radical de la economía global"
El secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, apostó hoy por un "cambio radical en la economía global" que facilite un crecimiento económico sostenible, en la apertura de la Cumbre de Acción Climática, que busca soluciones específicas para aplicar los Acuerdos de París del pasado año.
La Vanguardia
Mobilisation internationale pour concrétiser l'accord de Paris
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon et un parterre de personnalités se sont réunis jeudi à Washington pour discuter des moyens de concrétiser l'accord de Paris sur le climat, qu'il faut « appliquer dès que possible », selon M. Ban.
Governments, Business Leaders Urge Action on Climate Change
If the world's governments, particularly those in developing countries, continue to increase their reliance on coal and other fossil fuels, "we are finished. That was the sobering assessment of World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim during his opening statement Thursday at the World Climate Summit in Washington.
Voice of America
US identifies priority areas to help Caribbean economies grow
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has identified what he regarded as three priority areas in which the Obama Administration would like the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean to grow and thrive.
Jamaica Observer
EEUU compromete ayuda a la independencia energética del Caribe y Centroamérica
Estados Unidos se comprometió el miércoles a destinar fondos para promover la independencia energética del Caribe y Centroamérica, en una cumbre en Washington con líderes de ambas regiones que, asegura, no es "en contra de Venezuela".
NGOs see post-Paris surge in companies taking on GHG goals
Dozens of large corporations have taken on voluntary 2 degrees C-aligned emissions reduction targets since the Paris Agreement, though the list is very light on big-emitting heavy industry.
Carbon Pulse
Airline Watchdog Said to Weigh 2 Forest Credits for Offsets
The International Civil Aviation Organization is considering new rules that would require airlines to buy two forest-protection emission credits for each metric ton of carbon dioxide, double the typical amount, amid concern over the permits’ environmental credibility, according to two people with direct knowledge of negotiations.
Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease
Climate change may boost rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys, researchers report.
U.S. News
El cambio climático podría acelerar las tasas de enfermedad renal crónica
El cambio climático acelerará las tasas de enfermedad renal crónica causada por la deshidratación y el estrés por calor, según un estudio que se publica en 'Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology' (CJASN). Los resultados sugieren que un trastorno llamada nefropatía por estrés térmico puede representar una enfermedad de poblaciones olvidadas, pero que puede surgir como una de las principales causas de mala salud de los riñones en un futuro próximo.
Rwanda: Bientôt la moitié du pays sous energie solaire
« Voici venir votre rayon de soleil », peut-on lire sur une pancarte à l’entrée de la première centrale solaire d’envergure en Afrique de l’Est.
Chinese banks face $1.26 trillion carbon risk –report
The natural capital cost of carbon emissions associated with Chinese commercial banks’ outstanding credit to 35 sectors of the economy in 2014 totalled $1.26 trillion, according to a report by environmental consultancy Trucost.
Carbon Pulse
EU lawmakers want to increase free carbon allowance share
The largest political group in the European Parliament said on Wednesday it wants a greater proportion of EU carbon permits to be handed out free to industry from 2020.
As global temperatures rise, children must be central climate change debates
Rising temperatures, rising sea levels and the increasing likelihood of extreme weather will all alter children's lives and the lives of their own children.
Science Daily
Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein
The need for fossil fuels is destroying regions and communities, causing war and famine in the process, argues the activist and author
The Guardian
COMMENT: Fort McMurray and the Fires of Climate Change  New Yorker
BLOG: Why Indigenous People Should Care About California’s Cap-and-Trade Program Huffington Post
UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate office
Ban Ki-moon says he will appoint Patricia Espinosa Cantellano as new chief of UNFCCC, as climate talks shift from setting goals to carrying them out
Environnement et climat : nomination des nouveaux chefs du PNUE et de la CCNUCC
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a annoncé mardi la nomination du nouveau directeur exécutif du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) et de la nouvelle secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC).
Patricia Espinosa, nominada para liderar la oficina del cambio climático de la ONU
La diplomática mexicana Patricia Espinosa, actual embajadora de México en Berlín, ha sido nominada por el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, para liderar la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC), con sede en Bonn (Alemania).
El Periodico
Water scarcity threatens growth and stability, study warns
Worsening water scarcity fuelled by climate change could cost regions such as the Middle East and northern Africa up to 6 per cent of their gross domestic product in less than 35 years, the World Bank has warned.
Financial Times
Ex-Mexican foreign minister Espinosa nominated as U.N. climate chief
Former Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa has been nominated to be the new U.N. climate chief, helping to bolster a 2015 Paris Agreement to shift the world economy from fossil fuels, officials said on Tuesday.
Phasing out coal, oil and gas extraction in US would drastically cut emissions
The reduction would slash greenhouse gas emissions by 100m tonnes a year by 2030 and even more after that, comparing well to other proposed measures
Changement climatique : l’État de Washington condamné après la plainte d’un groupe d’enfants
Un juge a ordonné à l'État de Washington de produire un plan de réduction des émissions de CO2 d'ici la fin de l'année, qualifiant la situation "d’urgente". Le juge a ainsi estimé que l'État a le devoir de "préserver, protéger et améliorer la qualité de l'air pour les générations actuelles et futures".
Germany to exit coal power 'well before 2050' : draft document
Coal-fired power production in Germany should come to an end "well before 2050", according to a draft environment ministry document seen by Reuters on Tuesday on how Europe's biggest economy can achieve its climate goals.
Price of Carbon Credits Rises In Europe, Which is a Good Thing
Whatever your thoughts are on trading carbon credits to reduce the levels of heat-trapping emissions, European leaders think they are making progress
Energy Manager Today
Así actuará Colombia frente al cambio climático
En 2015 los países del mundo adoptaron un acuerdo histórico que le hace frente a uno de los mayores desafíos de este siglo: el cambio climático. La cita fue en diciembre en París, durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático.
El Espectador
Norway wealth fund turns up climate heat on Exxon and Chevron
Norway's $872-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, said it would press U.S. oil majors ExxonMobil and Chevron to do more to report on the risks of climate change.
Climate change funds yet to benefit Tuvalu
Tuvalu's Finance Minister says Tuvalu is yet to see the benefit of $US10 million in green climate funds allocated to Tuvalu to help it adapt to climate change.
Radio New Zealand
European Commission publishes ‘naughty list’ for 2015 EU ETS compliance
Around 95 installations have been marked by the European Commission as being non-compliant for not surrendering enough carbon allowances or offsets against their emissions for last year, according to data published this week.
Carbon Pulse
Uganda: Tea Farmers Group Recognised for Efforts to Combat Climate Change
In the face of global challenges like climate change, there are communities working towards adapting their business accordingly while conserving the environment.
The Monitor
Broker Faces Tax Trial Over Clients' $1.7 Billion Carbon Trades
A Polish carbon brokerage that handled contracts valued at 1.44 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in about six months for firms suspected of a tax fraud went on trial in Paris on Monday over its role as a possible accomplice.
General Electric veut être un leader dans les énergies renouvelables
Depuis l'acquisition il y a six mois d'Alstom Énergie, le géant américain affiche son ambition de devenir un acteur incontournable dans le renouvelable. Le groupe est ainsi intéressé par la reprise de l'activité d'Areva dans l'éolien en mer.
Le Figaro
Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight
The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, took off Monday from near San Francisco en route to the southwest city of Phoenix.
Paris climate change pact will go further than previous deals: Experts
Panellists on Channel NewsAsia’s Perspectives programme say more is still needed to get businesses to change their ways, after landmark agreement.
Channel NewsAsia
Access Power: Why Africa is the next frontier for solar energy
Africa is at the "epicentre" of the global challenge to overcome energy poverty, according to the International Energy Agency. Data from 2012 shows the average energy use per person in Africa is around 600kWh, compared to a global average of more than 3,000kWh.
Part of the solution (Michael Zammit Cutajar) Malta Today
Climate change to shrink economies by mid-century as water woes grow
Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday.
Hiindustan Times
Climate Leaders look to build on Paris Agreement in the week ahead
Lawmakers may have left town with Congress on break this week, but hundreds of government officials, business leaders, philanthropists and academics will flock to Washington, D.C., this week to talk about climate change.
Bloomberg BNA
Le Maroc lance son initiative «AAA» pour l’Afrique
Le Maroc a présenté, lors de la conférence ministérielle, tenue en marge du SIAM (26 avril au 1er mai à Meknès, , sa proposition pour le volet agricole en préparation à la COP22, prévue en novembre à Marrakech.
La moitié des investisseurs ignorent le changement climatique-étude
Près de la moitié des 500 plus gros investisseurs mondiaux ne font rien pour tenter, via leurs placements, d'influer sur le changement climatique, montre une étude publiée lundi.
EU emitters convert 22.66 million offsets for 2015 emission swap
Companies covered by the EU ETS exchanged 22.66 million international credits – all CERs – for use in the scheme over the past year, well down on the previous two years, the European Commission said.
Carbon Pulse
RGGI Ponders Possible Trading With Non-Member States
Officials from participating states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) plan to spend the next several months evaluating potential modifications to the program, including the possibility of allowing trading with states that are not participants in the regional cap-and-trade program.
Bloomberg BNA
Britain leads charge in renewables
If you had to say which country has the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Europe’s biggest floating solar park and electricity from the dregs of Fruit Pastilles, you might not guess it was the UK.
Financial Times
Solar energy could earn Ghana $38m yearly – UNEP
A strategy proposal by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for increasing solar energy use in Ghana, estimates that Ghana could earn $38 million from energy exports with a 100-megawatt solar plant in the north.
Israël au coeur d’un projet écologique révolutionnaire
La plus grande tour solaire du monde sera prête pour 2017 dans le désert du Néguev
Times of Israel
Fiji’s Green Climate Fund grant, a precedent for other climate vulnerable nations – ADB expert
Accessing US$31 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to climate proof Fiji’s water supply and wastewater system project has been described a ‘precedent’ for other climate vulnerable countries that will seek funding support for water related projects.
Pacific Islands News Association
Pour Greenpeace, le Tafta va à l'encontre de la COP21
Greenpeace a dévoilé lundi matin plusieurs documents dévoilant les dessous des accords du Tafta, le traité de libre-échange entre l'Europe et les Etats-Unis.
Con los bonos verdes no sólo ganas dinero
Una inversión en bonos verdes no sólo es rentable en términos puramente monetarios, sino que florece en un mayor prestigio para tu marca
Why forests will make or break the climate fight
Forests are huge carbon sinks that can help fight climate change, but are rapidly being cleared due to economic and social pressures for land and agricultural commodities. How can the global community balance the economic value of forests with their climate benefits?
Osos polares deben nadar más por cambio climático
Biólogos de la Universidad de Alberta, Canadá, advierten que las largas distancias que recorren estos animales en el mar pueden ser perjudiciales: pierden mucho peso y aumenta el riesgo de hipotermia.
El Espectador
Ex astronauta con cáncer terminal lucha contra el cambio climático
En el Centro Espacial de Goddard en Greenbelt, Maryland, a unos 20 kilómetros de Washington, Sellers integra un equipo de alrededor de 1,500 científicos que trabajan en climatología y analizando información satelital.
Vanguardia (Mexico)
Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’
Around the globe, governments are confronting the reality that as human-caused climate change warms the planet, rising sea levels, stronger storms, increased flooding, harsher droughts and dwindling freshwater supplies could drive the world’s most vulnerable people from their homes.
NY Times
OPINION: The race for a sustainable investment in the ‘post-Paris’ landscape BusinessGreen
Can the World Bank make renewable energy cheaper?
World Bank President Jim Kim has been a vocal supporter of the Paris climate agreement signed last month by representatives from 175 nations. But Kim is on another climate mission too: to make the specifics of the Paris climate agreement matter less by building the economic case for renewable energy.
OPINION: Shift to clean energy calls for new politics Korea Herald
China’s Hunan province sets absolute CO2 target for 2020
Hunan in south-central China will limit its 2020 CO2 emissions to around 510 million tonnes, a provincial government plan said, making it one of the first provinces to set an absolute cap on CO2 emissions.
Half of leading investors ignoring climate change: study
Almost half of the world's top 500 investors are doing nothing to address climate change through their investments, a study showed on Monday.
La France propose une Déclaration des droits de l'humanité à l'ONU
Le président de la République, François Hollande, a transmis jeudi le texte de la Déclaration universelle des droits de l’humanité au secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, a appris 20 Minutes ce samedi.
UNDP: Paris Agreement, a 'priority' for Peru Congress
Ratifying the Paris Agreement on Climate Change must be deemed a priority by the Peruvian Congress, since it is essential for the country to continue growing and facing poverty, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) affirmed.
Anne Hidalgo, une super-maire pour le climat ?
Elle veut mobiliser autour du climat. Candidate pour pré­sider le «C40 Cities», un réseau formé par 83 des plus grandes villes du monde, Anne Hidalgo a posé dimanche les jalons de son programme pour fédérer les élus internationaux, ­autour de l’environnement.
Direct Matin
Mettre en application l'Accord de Paris et soutenir les pays vulnérables
«La COP 21 a été celle de l’engagement et grâce à la contribution de tous, la COP 22 sera celle de l’action», a déclaré Hakima El Haïti, envoyée spéciale pour la mobilisation au sein du Comité de pilotage de la COP 22 prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech.
Le Matin
EU Market: EUAs fall further after rally but notch 3.5% weekly gain
European carbon prices declined for a second straight day on Friday on profit-taking, falling further away from Wednesday’s three-month peak of €7.07 but still notching a weekly 3.5% gain.
Carbon Pulse
DiCaprio llega hasta la NASA en lucha por el cambio climático
Desde hace varios meses, el actor Leonardo DiCaprio está recorriendo diversos rincones del mundo como parte del rodaje de un nuevo documental sobre el cambio climático.
El Universal
Honolulu might be sunk due to climate change
In Hawaii, natural landmarks fill the role of the mainland’s cardinal directions. That means saying a place is toward the mountains (mauka) or toward the sea (makai) but also, if you’re in Honolulu, toward or away from iconic Diamond Head, the volcanic ridge that steals the skyline from neighboring Waikiki Beach, where a less natural feature—the Ala Wai Canal—defines the area.
Arte devorado por el cambio climático
Las emisiones de CO2 generan cambios en la atmósfera que provocan lluvia cada vez más ácida
El Mundo
Le géant pétrolier norvégien investit dans l'éolien
Le géant pétrolier Statoil s'intéresse de près aux projets d'énergie renouvelable en Europe.
Korean landfill firm converts 850k CERs into domestic offsets
South Korea’s Sudokwon Landfill Corp. has converted 856,000 CERs into offsets eligible in the domestic emissions trading scheme, taking the company’s total tally of cancelled UN offsets to over 2.2 million.
Carbon Pulse
Climate Change: NNPC pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to take practical steps towards ensuring low carbon emissions in its operations in line with the global Paris agreement in December 2015.
Today (Nigeria)
Solar Impulse 2 takes flight for second round
Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, is to take flight again on Monday.
How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car
In Paris cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution.
New opportunities exist in context of changing climate
Humans have managed to change the atmosphere on a global scale, and as a result the planet is warming up
Irish Times
E-mobility to drive Europe toward decarbonization
Transportation is a basic element of our lives, but also a major source of emissions. E-mobility is spreading around Europe as an alternative to fossil-fuel-powered vehicles - but financial challenges remain.
Deutsche Welle
COMMENT: Why we must work together to make a low-carbon world a reality Guld Business
EU court overturns carbon market free quotas
The EU's top court on Thursday overturned free quotas for the bloc's carbon market up to 2030, a key part of strategies to curb global warming emissions.
EU High Court Rules Against Businesses on Carbon Credits
The European Union’s highest court on Thursday ordered the European Commission to adjust its emissions-trading program in a way that could raise costs for some of the bloc’s biggest companies.
Wall Street Journal
Rising heat at work is major new climate threat: U.N.
Searing temperatures will cost emerging economies up to 10 percent in lost daytime working hours, if countries do not cut planet-warming emissions further than they have promised so far, U.N. agencies and international labor bodies said on Thursday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
El cambio climático se ceba con las especies ya más amenazadas
Un estudio con los antílopes africanos muestra que los animales con hábitat más reducidos serán los más afectados por el calentamiento global
El País
G-77 Should Adopt South-South Climate Change Program of Action: Ambassador Djoghlaf
The 134 members of the Group of 77 and China (G-77) made their mark on the Paris Climate Change Agreement and should now adopt a program of action to implement it, Ambassador Ahmed Djoghlaf told IPS in a recent interview.
'We will have climate refugees': U.S. secretary talks Arctic climate change
Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the key to dealing with climate change in the Arctic is to have "real conversations" with the Inuit peoples who live there.
Marruecos desvela su hoja de ruta para la próxima cumbre climática COP22
El Gobierno de Marruecos desveló hoy su hoja de ruta para llevar a buen puerto la próxima cumbre internacional sobre el cambio climático (COP22) que se organizará del 7 al 18 de noviembre en la ciudad de Marrakech.
Investor network says utilities should face climate change stress tests
Electric utilities should undergo stress tests to show how their business models are in line with limiting global warming, a global network of investors said on Friday.
Le changement climatique fragilise un milliard de travailleurs
’augmentation de la température due au changement climatique touche le monde du travail, mais la prise en compte du phénomène est plutôt récente.
Le Monde
BID anuncia préstamo por $25 para combate de cambio climático en Honduras
Autoridades del gabinete Económico, anunciaron hoy que el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) brindara un préstamo que asciende a los 25 millones de dólares, para contrarrestar los efectos del cambio climático.
European Union proposes 39-point policy plan for the Arctic
The EU's executive has developed the bloc's first integrated policy for the Arctic, focusing on 39 actions. The proposals center on the environment, sustainable development and international cooperation.
Deutsche Welle
Green Climate Fund Accreditation Sends Positive Signals For Nature Based Solutions
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a well-known champion for nature-based solutions, the natural and green infrastructure that leverages ecosystems to both mitigate and adapt to a changing climate
Ecosystem Marketplace
Comment Ikea aide ses clients à devenir producteurs d'électricité
Le géant suédois a trouvé un moyen simple pour aider les consommateurs à prendre soin de la planète.
Climate finance must be based on science Climate Home
From Paris to Marrakesh: The Winding Road to a Global Agreement Environmental Leader
EU Carbon Surges as Lawmakers Mull Ways to Strengthen Market
The price of emitting greenhouse gases in the European Union jumped to the highest in more than three months as politicians floated new plans to strengthen the world’s biggest cap-and-trade program.
Bruselas presenta acciones para atajar el cambio climático y promover el desarrollo sostenible en el Ártico
La Comisión Europea ha presentado este miércoles un paquete con 39 acciones para contribuir a atajar el cambio climático y preservar la protección ambiental en el Ártico, así como para promover el desarrollo sostenible de sus recursos y la cooperación internacional en una zona cada vez más importante para los intereses de la UE, incluidos pesqueros y energéticos.
La Vanguardia
China still undecided on ICAO offset scheme
China has not yet taken a position on a global market-based measure (MBM) being negotiated by the UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the EU's commissioner for transport, Violeta Bulc, has said.
Ethiopia: Overview of Climate Resilient Green Economy
Ethiopia is one of the countries in Africa dominated by agricultural society and agriculture contributes 38.8 percent to its GDP, more than 80 percent of livelihood and export.
Ethiopian Herald
Europe : quel impact aurait une hausse du prix du CO2 ?
Les pays membres de l’Union européenne ont réaffirmé en décembre dernier, au cours de la Conférence des Nations unies sur le changement climatique, leur objectif de réduire de 40 % les émissions de gaz à effet de serre d’ici 2030.
Por unanimidad, diputados avalan reformas a ley sobre cambio climático
La Cámara de Diputados aprobó por unanimidad tres dictámenes para reformar la Ley General de Cambio Climático, con el objetivo de hacer frente a este problema que ya afecta al país.
El Banco Mundial enfrenta el cambio climático
El Banco Mundial anunció el jueves 7 de abril, en Washington, un nuevo plan para combatir el cambio climático a través del cual se propone invertir una suma que deberá alcanzar 25 millardos de dólares para el año para el 2020.
El Nacional
Climate Change Threatens Health of Pacific Island Nations
In the urgent campaign to cut carbon emissions and curb global warming, perhaps the most poignant call to action are images of rising sea levels gnawing away at isolated, low-lying Pacific islands where citizens could lose their countries.
Circle of Blue
US$900 million available for climate change programmes
New Commonwealth secretary general, Baroness Patricia Scotland, is on her way to Belize to spearhead the establishment of a climate change centre to assist Jamaica and other member states affected by climate change.
jamaica Gleaner
India’s worst drought in 50 years is shutting down farms, hospitals, and schools
India is suffering. In the midst of the worst drought it has seen in half a century, some 330 million people are currently affected, reports the government.
Deep-sea biodiversity impacted by climate change's triple threat
A new study found that vulnerability of deep-sea biodiversity to climate change's triple threat -- rising water temperatures, and decreased oxygen, and pH levels -- is not uniform across the world's oceans.
Science Daily
Airlines will be CDM’s lifeline, but expect CER price slump first, say analysts
Demand for carbon offsets from airlines can provide a lifeline to the ailing CDM, which in return will be able to comfortably provide supply to an upcoming international market-based mechanism for civil aviation over the next decade, analysts say.
Carbon Pulse
SFU study taps indigenous stories to paint picture of climate change
Researchers at Simon Fraser University have analyzed observations of temperature and rainfall from 92,000 indigenous and non-indigenous people in an effort to fill in knowledge gaps in our understanding of the Earth’s changing climate.
Vancouver Sun
Denmark considers tax on beef, other red meats to combat climate change
The price of porterhouse may soon get beefed up in Denmark-- if the small Scandinavian nation’s Council on Ethics has its way.
FOX News
Washington state readies revised CO2 market plan, mulls limiting use of external credits
The US state of Washington will next month unveil its revised CO2 market plan, with officials considering whether to put limits on the use of out-of-state credits, exclude power generators and set intensity-based targets for heavy industries exposed to carbon leakage.
Carbon Pulse
Paris Pact May Even Take Effect in 2016, U.S. Envoy Says
The United Nations got an even bigger-than-expected turnout on Earth Day when 175 nations signed the Paris climate pact April 22, but one surprising development was the rush of pledges by countries to ratify the deal in 2016—nearly enough to get it into effect by year's end, the top U.S. climate negotiator said in an interview with Bloomberg BNA.
Bloomberg BNA
France to impose carbon price floor on utilities from Jan. 2017
France will set a domestic carbon price floor for power generators from next year, the country’s environment ministry said Tuesday, though it was unclear whether the country would also introduce measures to counter the resulting cut in demand for CO2 allowances.
Carbon Pulse
Prix carbone : la France veut être moteur
Il est sur toutes les lèvres depuis quelques semaines. Cantonné au préambule de l’Accord de Paris, le prix carbone est désormais un élément incontournable du débat climatique.
U.N. Climate Change Advocate Shares Her Negotiating Secret
Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, is no stranger to tough negotiations—she led the climate talks in Paris last year that ultimately produced a long-sought-after agreement to combat global warming.
Mary Robinson on climate and development
Devex caught up with Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and the president of the Mary Robinson Foundation — Climate Justice, at the Skoll World Forum last week to talk about the link between climate and development and next steps on climate action
Le marché carbone finance le charbon des pays de l'Est, selon Carbon Market Watch
Selon une étude publiée ce mardi 26 avril, le marché carbone européen est utilisé pour financer les énergies fossiles.
Alimentos: el calentamiento global afecta su calidad y seguridad
Al hablar de cambio climático, la primera preocupación que surge suele ser el fenómeno de derretimiento de los polos y el aumento del nivel del agua de los océanos.
Diario Uno
Saudi Prince Shares Plan to Cut Oil Dependency and Energize the Economy
The ambitious young prince who oversees the economy of Saudi Arabia rolled out a grand vision for the future of the kingdom on Monday that aspires to reduce its dependence on oil, stimulate the private sector and reduce government subsidies — all while ensuring rising living standards for Saudi citizens.
NY Times
Galicia y Uruguay exploran vías de colaboración en energías renovables
El presidente de la Xunta, Alberto Núñez Feijoo, y el presidente de Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, han evaluado nuevas posibilidades de colaboración entre Galicia y el país sudamericano en lo que respecta a sectores como las energías renovables.
La Voz de Galicia
Australian ‘soft start’ ETS would seek links to international carbon market, but demand seen limited
Australia’s main opposition party on Wednesday revealed plans for an emissions trading scheme with access to international offsets and potential future links to other cap-and-trade systems, although analysts said initial CER demand would likely be limited due to a ‘soft start’ approach.
Carbon Pulse
Do we really need a new U.N. oceans treaty? Yes, and here’s why.
The oceans are in bad shape. The high seas — like the moon, outer space and Antarctica — can’t be claimed by any nation.
Washington Post
BLOG: Why States and Cities Must Lead the Way on Climate Change Wall Street Journal
OPINION/EDITORIAL: After Paris, A More Fluid Approach To Climate Change? Forbes
OPINION/EDITORIAL: Paris deal is signed and sealed. Now it’s time to deliver  Globe and Mail
OPINION/EDITORIAL: Árboles contra el cambio climático Levante
OPINION/EDITORIAL: El calentamiento global se agrava y Santa Fe sufre El Litoral
Paris climate deal: countries with about half of global emissions to join this year
At least 34 countries representing 49% of greenhouse gas emissions formally joined the agreement, bringing it ‘within striking distance’ of entering into force
Accord de Paris : La carte des pays qui ont signé ou qui ont ratifié
175 pays étaient réunis vendredi à New York pour la signature de l’Accord de Paris. Une première étape – symbolique – vers la mise en œuvre du texte qui pose comme principal objectif un réchauffement global en-deçà des deux degrés.
China greening investment to tackle economic blues
China has taken on a tough task: it has made the world's most ambitious commitment to fighting climate change while promising medium-to-high speed economic growth in the next five years.
Le Maroc fortement mobilisé pour réussir sa COP22
Depuis qu'en décembre dernier Marrakech a été choisie pour accueillir la COP22 en novembre prochain, les Marocains s'activent sans relâche.
La Tribune
China Curbs Plans for More Coal-Fired Power Plants
Coal-fired power plants have propelled much of China’s economic rise for decades, helping make the nation the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Even with economic growth slackening, and other energy sources taking hold, new coal plants have been added.
NY Times
A global coalition mapping and motivating decarbonization
A coalition of governments, oil companies, and other key parties works for climate action and carbon pricing
La France à l'heure des énergies renouvelables et des «obligations vertes»
La France, très dépendante du nucléaire, veut augmenter la part des énergies renouvelables et sera le premier pays à émettre des «obligations vertes» («green bonds») pour financer des projets environnementaux, a annoncé lundi le président François Hollande.
La Presse
UK envoy: carbon pricing ‘too sluggish’ to meet climate goals
Carbon pricing is “too sluggish a weapon” against climate change, top UK envoy Sir David King said on Monday.
Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'
Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants.
US: Compliance entities calling for straight-line approach to 2030 cap
Multiple California compliance entities are asking the Air Resources Board (ARB) to take a straight-line approach to determine caps post-2020 rather than reconfiguring the cap in 2021 to estimated emissions, according to comments submitted to the regulator.
Países musulmanes se comprometen a luchar contra el cambio climático
La Red Global Musulmana Sobre el Clima, que reúne a musulmanes de todo el mundo, presentó el pasado viernes en la sede de la ONU, en Nueva York, una declaración dirigida especialmente a los países islámicos.
¿Cómo impacta el cambio climático en el sistema eléctrico de Centroamérica?
Centroamérica es una de las regiones más vulnerables frente al Cambio Climático; tanto es así, que si no adopta medidas de prevención y mitigación de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI), es probable que el impacto de los factores climáticos incida sobre las actividades económicas de la región.
Solar Impulse : "Le Pacifique, c'est fait !"
L'avion solaire, parti jeudi d'Hawaï, s'est posé ce matin en Californie, accomplissant la 9e et la plus dangereuse des 13 étapes de son tour du monde.
Le Point
Wind farms' climate impact recorded for first time
In the first study of its kind, scientists have been able to measure the climatic effect of a wind farm on the local environment.
El cambio climático deja sin luz a Zambia
Incluso ahora, cuando la sequía y los efectos del cambio climático se han vuelto cada vez más visibles por estos lares, la presa Kariba ha sido una fuente constante y casi interminable de algo raro en África: electricidad tan barata y abundante que Zambia podía exportar una parte a sus vecinos.
NY Times
Self-driving cars may end gasoline era
By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership. Smart electric vehicles will pick you up, drop you off, and mostly look after themselves. A realistic scenario?
Deutsche Welle
175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate change
The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight a relentless rise in global temperatures.
Récord en la ONU: 175 países firmaron acuerdo contra el cambio climático
Un récord de 175 países, entre ello los dos más grandes emisores de gases de efecto invernadero: Estados Unidos y China, firmaron este viernes en la ONU el histórico acuerdo para combatir el calentamiento global, con la esperanza de mantener el impulso de la conferencia de París.
El País
Climat : un nombre record de 175 pays signent l'Accord de Paris au siège de l'ONU, à New York
Pas moins de 175 pays ont signé vendredi au siège de l'ONU, à New York, l'accord historique sur le climat conclu à Paris en décembre dernier, une participation record saluée par le Secrétaire général de l'Organisation, Ban Ki-moon, qui a toutefois exhorté les signataires à agir rapidement pour ratifier l'Accord de Paris au niveau national.
UN News Centre
World governments vow to end fossil fuel era at UN climate signing ceremony
Representatives of more than 170 countries endorse Paris agreement to cut carbon emissions, with France’s president saying: ‘There is no turning back’
‘Today is an historic day,’ says Ban, as 175 countries sign Paris climate accord
As 175 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement at United Nations Headquarters today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the next critical step is to ensure that the landmark accord for global action on climate change enters into force as soon as possible.
UN News Centre
‘France will take the lead in pricing carbon’
French President François Hollande, who hosted the Paris climate conference in December 2015, has said that his country would take the lead to set a price on carbon, according to an official UN communiqué, released on Saturday.
The Hindu
China, U.S. pledge to ratify Paris climate deal this year
China and the United States, the world's top producers of greenhouse gas emissions, pledged on Friday to formally adopt by the end of the year a Paris deal to slow global warming, raising the prospects of it being enforced much faster than anticipated.
La Chine va ratifier l'Accord de Paris sur le climat avant septembre
Zhang Gaoli, le vice-Premier ministre chinois qui a signé l'accord sur le climat au nom du Président Xi Jinping, a annoncé vendredi lors d'une cérémonie spéciale à l'Organisation des Nations Unies que la Chine ratifiera formellement l'Accord de Paris avant septembre.
Cambio climático genera costos por $us 100.000 millones en la región
El representante de Consejo Mundial de la Energía manifestó que la región ha sido fuertemente impactada por eventos climatológicos, como sequías e inundaciones
El Deber
Carbon Pricing Becomes a Cause for the World Bank and I.M.F.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are pressing governments to impose a price tag on planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions, using economic leverage and technical assistance that institutions like the United Nations cannot muster.
NY Times
Depuis la COP21, les mauvaises nouvelles s’accumulent
Le réchauffement de l’air et la montée des eaux pourraient être plus importants que ce que prévoyaient les scientifiques.
La Croix
Paris climate deal: what comes next
Earth Day ceremony boosts momentum, but further action is needed before the agreement can take effect.
Leonardo DiCaprio Makes Climate Change Speech At UN Gala: "No More Excuses"
During the United Nations gala celebrating the signing of the climate change treaty, Leonardo DiCaprio took it upon himself to speak a few more words addressing the dire need for action against climate threats.
Singapore Is Taking the ‘Smart City’ to a Whole New Level
Government-deployed sensors will collect and coordinate an unprecedented amount of data on daily life in the city
Wall Street Journal
Tanzania: Young TZ Girl Shines At UN Conference
Tanzanian young activist, Getrude Clement, a 16-year-old radio reporter and UNICEF climate advocate, represented the country by gracing the Paris Climate Agreement signing ceremony at the UN General Assembly Hall.
The Citizen
Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after Pacific flight
An experimental plane flying around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in California after a two-and-a-half day flight across the Pacific.
BLOG: Is divesting from fossil fuels the best tactic for tackling climate change?  Guardian
BLOG: Setting a $100 Price on Carbon
As more than 150 world leaders convene at the United Nations for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Global Compact is calling on companies to set an internal price on carbon at a minimum of $100 per metric ton over time.
Huffington Post