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UN warns of more heatwave deaths as climate change pushes up temperatures
Warning of a possible rise in heatwave deaths due to climate change, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today called for measures to reduce mortality from this natural hazard.
UN News Centre
 
Morocco King: COP22 Will Consider Crucial Plan Devoted to Technology
In his statement during the official opening of the Mediterranean Climate Conference (MedCOP) held in Tangier, Morocco, King Mohammed VI, gave assurance that his country would show solidarity with those who are most vulnerable or threatened by climate change.
Daily Observer
 
Record 46% of UK's electricity generated by clean energy sources in 2015
Official figures show low-carbon sources accounted for almost half of national electricity supply last year - outstripping coal for the first time
Guardian
 
El Gobierno prepara una nueva gran subasta de renovables antes de 2017
El miedo de que España no pueda alcanzar el objetivo europeo de cubrir con renovables el 20 por ciento del consumo total de energía en 2020 es la razón por la que el Gobierno en funciones, a través de la Secretaría de Estado, está planeando celebrar una nueva subasta de renovables antes de final de año.
El Economista
 
The Africans buying sunshine with their phones
Solar-powered electricity units are removing the need for dangerous kerosene lamps and allowing Africans to stay connected
Guardian
 
Climat : 47 entreprises polluantes appelées à rendre des comptes aux Philippines
Ce 27 juillet, la Commission des droits de l’homme des Philippines a porté plainte contre 47 entreprises pour leur contribution au dérèglement climatique.
Novethic
 
Malawi: Nepad, Ministry of Gender Holds Roundtable Meeting On Climate Change
New Partnership for Africans Development (NEPAD) and the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare on Wednesday held a roundtable meeting aimed at finding ways on how they can support women in their agricultural business.
Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)
 
 
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