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Island nations seek UN Security Council help in fighting climate change
More than a dozen small island nations made an urgent appeal to the UN Security Council on Thursday for help in combatting climate change, which they said poses a threat to their very existence.
Straits Times
 
'Slow forest drought recovery may boost climate change'
Trees and other vegetation take longer than expected to recover from extreme drought, thus storing less carbon dioxide and accelerating global warming, a study said on Thursday.
Daily Times
 
Climate change expert warns against copying bad habits
In the pursuit of techno-logical advances, small island developing states such as Jamaica are being urged to minimise the high environmental costs associated with such progress.
The Gleaner
 
Jefe de ONU pide esfuerzos mundiales para ayudar a pequeños Estados insulares
El secretario general de la ONU Ban Ki-moon pidió hoy a la comunidad internacional ayudar a los Pequeños Estados Insulares en Desarrollo (PEID) a combatir el cambio climático, promover el desarrollo sostenible y abordar sus vulnerabilidades.
Spanish.Xinhuanet
 
Avanza América Latina en legislación frente a cambio climático
Liliana Peña, directora regional adjunta del Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (Pnuma) aseguró este jueves 30 de julio en Panamá, que América Latina es una de las regiones que más estrategias legislativas implementó para enfrentar el cambio climático.
Radio Habana Cuba
 
Le voyage «climato-compatible», de plus en plus dans l'air du temps
Paris-Madagascar, Tokyo-Bali, Istanbul-Téhéran... en apparence, jamais voyager n'a été aussi simple. Pourtant, le bilan carbone du transport aérien est particulièrement montré du doigt.
20 Minutes
 
African river study fills gap in carbon emissions tally
African rivers emit a vast amount of greenhouse gases, a major paper on this understudied topic reveals.
SciDevNet
 
 
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