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Climate change: The 'greatest threat' to the peoples of the Pacific
Amid growing concerns over rising sea levels, this year's Pacific Islands Forum summit has started. Its Secretary General Tuiloma Slade reiterates that climate change threatens the viability of the forum's member states.
Deutsche Welle
IMF urges higher energy taxes to fight climate change
Energy taxes in much of the world are far below what they should be to reflect the harmful environmental and health impact of fossil fuels use, the International Monetary Fund said in a new book on Thursday.
La Convención contra el Cambio Climático de la ONU lanza una web para "dar a conocer" la actualidad del cambio climático
La Secretaría de la Convención Marco de la ONU sobre Cambio Climático (CMNUCC) ha lanzado una nueva página web de noticias para "dar a conocer" la actualidad del cambio climático, según ha anunciado.
Europa Press
Warming: Pacific nations most vulnerable
Pacific leaders warned on Thursday that entire island nations will disappear under the waves unless action is taken to address climate change.
US wants to link power pacts with climate change agreement
A visiting US team has told Indian negotiators it would link pacts on the power sector to the agreement the two countries draw on climate change and one would not happen without the other.
Business Standard
UN chief urges all people worldwide to reach out to one another as friends
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday urged all people to reach out to one another as friends and build long-term foundations for lasting peace in the current time of mistrust and violence, with previously harmonious neighbors warring.
EU must shield industry from future CO2 costs - manufacturers
Manufacturers in the European Union want clear assurances they will be insulated from costs of complying with emissions regulations before lawmakers agree reforms to the bloc's carbon market, industry lobby group IFIEC Europe said on Thursday.
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