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EU calls on all cities to join Global Covenant of Mayors
The Commission’s Energy Union chief on Tuesday (27 June) urged all cities to join the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, an initiative which has gained more weight since Donald Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
EurActiv
 
COMMENTARY: Mayors can outpace national leaders in fight against climate change CNN
 
Nordics consider alternative to EU emissions trading system
If the European emissions trading system is not reformed to work efficiently, a Nordic carbon price floor could be introduced to secure future green investments in the region, according to a new strategic review of energy co-operation by the Nordic Council.
euobserver
 
China launches five 'green finance' pilot zones
China has launched five pilot zones to promote "green finance" and help pay for a war on pollution that is expected to cost at least 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) a year, according to notices published by the central bank on Monday.
Reuters
 
Menon represents 2Day FM in Bula festival
Eighteen-year-old Ashika Menon will represent Fiji Broadcasting Corporation as Miss 2Day FM at this year’s Samsung S8 Bula Festival in Nadi.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
 
Impressive Panel Lineup At Climate Meeting
There is an expectation that through our presidency of COP23, the voices of the Pacific would be heard, said Minister for Agriculture and Climate Champion Inia Seruiratu.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Calling China’s carbon market ‘ambitious’ shows how low the bar has fallen
China is planning the world’s biggest carbon market, but with little detail given for its design, praise for the scheme is premature
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