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|November Was Cold, But the Climate Keeps Warming|
The U.S. has seen more record cold days than record warm days this year. But globally, the climate is still changing—and it's not getting cooler
|Assisting small island states in the Pacific to access international climate finance|
International climate finance is an important consideration for small island states aiming to respond to climate change through mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the observed and anticipated negative effects of climate change.
|Here Comes The Sun: India On Verge Of Becoming Global Solar Power|
India is on the brink of becoming a global solar power, according to a report just published by the World Bank. Under the government’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase-1 (JNNSM), which was initiated in January 2010 to promote sustainable growth, broadly expand solar power, and deal with the effects of climate change, India’s installed capacity of solar power has already jumped from about 30 megawatts to more than 2,000 MW.
|International Business Times|
|Developing Countries Still Waiting for a Global Response to Climate Change|
As president of the Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific states, Samoa’s Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi had the perfect forum to voice his concerns about the effects climate change has had on his island nation.
|Solar and wind power battle with coal in South Africa|
Africa is often portrayed as a victim of climate change, a continent that emits little carbon yet stands to suffer the effects of the developed world’s pollution.
| Yale Environment 360|
|Politicians’ Delay Means Climate Catastrophe for Malawi’s Poor|
Delays in finalising Malawi’s climate change policy, which has been in the making for the last three years, are affecting millions of families living in disaster-prone areas across this southern African nation, says the country’s minister of environment and climate change management Halima Daudi.
THE markets for CO2 have had about as good a year as Obamacare. Europe’s emissions-trading system (ETS), the world’s largest carbon market, collapsed in April. Australia’s new government is killing off that country’s fledgling market
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