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Governments can no longer ignore climate change: UNFCCC Executive Secretary
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa remains optimistic about climate action despite the ‘Trump threat’ to the fate of the Paris Agreement, during an exclusive chat with The Hindu
The Hindu
 
Mobilisation mondiale sans précédent pour la défense de la science
Sonnés par l’élection de Donald Trump, des milliers de scientifiques et défenseurs de la science sont attendus samedi à Washington et à travers le monde à l’occasion d’une marche pour défendre la recherche scientifique, jugée essentielle pour le progrès de l’humanité.
AFP
 
El BM asegura que si negara cambio climático perdería "toda su credibilidad"
El presidente del Banco Mundial, Jim Yong Kim, aseguró hoy que dicha institución perdería "toda su credibilidad" si le da la espalda al cambio climático, al comentar las dudas expresadas al respecto por el presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, y su gobierno.
EFE
 
World Bank to continue alternative energy financing efforts
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday that the multilateral lender does not plan to change its stance on financing alternative energy projects and mitigating the effects of climate change.
Reuters
 
World Bank President Kim: Time to 'come up with a new plan' for climate finance
World Bank President Jim Kim on Thursday outlined plans for a new effort to finance plans to combat climate change and warned that evidence about the impact of global warming was becoming “even more alarming every week.”
Devex
 
California, Quebec and Ontario push forward with cap-and-trade program
Canadian and U.S. political leaders vowed to press ahead with a joint cap-and-trade program involving California, Quebec and Ontario despite what some fear are mounting legal and political hurdles to establishing North American carbon market.
The Globe and the Mail
 
The Climate Post: EPA Administrator Says United States Should Exit Paris Agreement
How the Trump administration could actually exit the Paris Agreement, as Pruitt suggested, remains unclear.
Huffington Post
 
 
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