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UN asks the world: What does the Paris Agreement mean for you?
UN launches new social media campaign to boost public support for climate deal ahead of treaty-signing ceremony in April
BusinessGreen
 
Obama says climate rule on 'strong legal footing'
President Barack Obama says he is very confident his administration is on "strong legal footing" in its defense of a key piece of his climate-change agenda.
AP
 
Ségolène Royal reprend « la totalité du dossier climatique »
A la faveur du remaniement opéré par François Hollande jeudi 11 février, Ségolène Royal récupère le dossier climatique. Le ministère de l’environnement, de l’énergie et de la mer, inclut désormais « les relations internationales sur le climat ».
Le Monde
 
UN agency: Major droughts count rises amid record-hot 2015
The U.N. agency specializing in reduction of disaster risks says the Earth faced more than twice as many major droughts last year than the average of the last decade.
AP
 
Nueve de diez desastres naturales, relacionados con el cambio climático
Nueve de cada diez desastres naturales están relacionado con el cambio climático, según los datos presentados hoy por la Oficina de la ONU para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres y el Centro de Investigación de la Epidemiología de los Desastres.
El Informador
 
Increasing water on land slowing down rising seas
While ice sheets and glaciers continue to melt, climate change over the past decade has caused Earth's continents to soak up and store an extra 3.2 trillion tons of water in soils, lakes and underground aquifers -- temporarily slowing the rate of sea level rise by about 20 percent, scientists have revealed.
IANS
 
Les énergies renouvelables, économie «du 21e siècle» selon Couillard
Des acteurs du milieu de l’énergie, des communautés autochtones et même le premier ministre Philippe Couillard ont livré jeudi un plaidoyer favorable au développement d’une filière de l’énergie renouvelable, qui pourrait lancer une nouvelle avenue économique.
TVA Nouvelles
 
 
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