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India-US climate talks to focus on clean energy, tech R&D
India and the United States are expected to announce a joint effort to tackle climate change with focus on clean energy and technology R&D during President Barack Obama's visit to the country in January.
Economic Times
 
'Lima held no hope for an India facing extreme weather patterns'
The recently-concluded climate change talks in Lima failed to catalyze any optimism for the next round at Paris 2015, signalling little hope for India that is already reeling under extreme weather patterns, experts said.
IANS
 
California pensions should divest coal assets -state senate leader
California pension plans would divest all assets related to the coal industry under a measure the leader of the state senate said he will propose to reduce support for an industry that critics blame for contributing to climate change.
Reuters
 
Malta to push climate action during Commonwealth meeting
Climate action will be one of the main themes to be discussed at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which will be hosted in Malta in November 2015.
Malta Today
 
2014 warmest year in Europe since 1500s
Climate change is very likely to have helped make 2014 Europe’s warmest year since the 1500s, scientists have found.
Financial Times
 
Europe's record hot year made at least 35 times more likely by climate change, say scientists
This year is on track to be the warmest ever recorded in Europe, and greenhouse gas emissions played a major role, according to new research. Scientists have analysed centuries of temperature records to conclude that this year’s warmth was made at least 35 times more likely because of climate change.
Guardian
 
South African Brewer Tackles Climate Change
Governments failed to come to a breakthrough agreement at last week's climate summit in Peru. But South African mega-brewer SAB Miller sent delegates to the talks, and says it is one of many private companies taking their own steps to fight climate change.
Voice of America
 
 
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