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|Patricia Espinosa on Trump, Brexit, ‘loss and damage’ and 1.5C goal|
Patricia Espinosa, who last year took the helm as executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was in the UK this week to speak with businesses, NGOs and Nick Hurd, the UK climate change minister, on how to sustain and increase momentum on climate action.
|Carbon Brief |
|UN Climate Chief Seeks Tillerson to Keep Paris Deal Alive|
The United Nations’s climate change chief is not taking no for an answer as she travels next week to Washington in the hope of meeting top diplomat Rex Tillerson. So far, no response.
|Energie solaire en Inde : la révolution en marche|
L'Inde est le troisième émetteur de gaz à effets de serre au monde. Et ces émissions devraient fortement augmenter dans les années à venir, car le pays produit les deux tiers de son électricité grâce au charbon et que plus de 300 millions de personnes ne sont pas encore raccordées. New Delhi a toutefois promis un changement drastique : multiplier par 25, en sept ans, ses capacités de production d'énergie solaire et en faire la deuxième source du pays. Un pari fou qui pourrait être réalisable grâce à la chute du coût de cette énergie verte.
|Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people|
Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say.
|World Premiere ‘Two Degrees’ Contributes To The Debate Over Global Warming|
The world premiere of “Two Degrees” runs from February 3rd – March 12th, at the Jones Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
|Uganda: Walking Against Climate Change|
Geoffrey Walker Ayeni, 42, looks at me with a lazy eye as he flips through his mobile phone.
It about 5pm but the heat is still menacingly high. Outside Monitor Publication Limited offices in Namuwongo, Kampala is Ayeni with assortments of paintings.
"I am here to raise funds," he says as cuts beats of sweat rolling off his forehead and parts of cheeks.
|Assessment of complex issues like climate change Stanford researcher examines unsung hero of science: Assessment|
Assessment of complex issues like climate change adds enormous value to the scientific landscape, creating foundations for government and society. But the process isn’t always easy, says climate scientist Katharine Mach.
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