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Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030-report
Kenya and Turkey have exceeded forecasts for harnessing geothermal energy, but other developing countries, including Indonesia and the Philippines, are lagging behind on leveraging the renewable power source, a new analysis shows.
Reuters
 
Zambia calls on Africa to adopt climate resilient agricultural policies
The Zambian government has called on African countries to adopt climate resilient agricultural policies if the continent is to adapt to the effects of climate change.
Xinhua
 
Water, Climate, Energy Intertwined with Fight Against Poverty in Central America
Central America’s toolbox to pull 23 million people – almost half of the population – out of poverty must include three indispensable tools: universal access to water, a sustainable power supply, and adaptation to climate change.
IPS
 
Climate Talks: India to Hold Meeting of LMDCs
Ahead of the crucial UN climate talks in Paris later this year, India would hold a meeting, of ‘Like-Minded Developing Countries’ (LMDCs) in September, on climate change to build a consensus on issues related to adaptation, mitigation and financing.
The New India Express
 
Decenas de personalidades hacen un llamamiento para acabar con “los crímenes climáticos”
Decenas de personalidades, entre ellas el arzobispo sudafricano Desmond Tutu, instaron a “dejar las energías fósiles enterradas” y a movilizarse para acabar con “los crímenes climáticos”, en una declaración publicada este jueves.
La Nación
 
Paris Bans All Cars For a Day in September
The city of Paris is trying an interesting experiment next month. ‘Une Journée Sans Voiture’ translates to ‘A Day Without a Car,’ and on September 27th Paris will prohibit all motorized vehicles from taking to the streets.
Forbes
 
Ghana gets $8 million to fight climate change effects
The Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) has approved $ 8 million for Ghana to support the government to protect the climate and reduce the effect of climate change on the ecosystem and people.
Ghanaweb
 
 
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