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Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 percent by 2100: ADB
Climate change will cut South Asia's growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday.
Climate change to slash south Asian GDP, development bank warns
South Asian economies will be badly squeezed by climate change within a few decades if no action is taken to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming, according to a report published on Tuesday by the Asian Development Bank.
Financial Times
Island States to Rally Donors at Samoa Meet
Amid accelerating climate change and other challenges, a major international conference in the South Pacific island nation of Samoa next month represents a key chance for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean to turn the tide.
USAID, Rockefeller launch $100 million climate resilience fund
A $100 million fund launched on Tuesday aims to make people in disaster-prone regions of Asia and Africa better able to cope with natural disasters and crises, so that they can get their lives and economies back on track more quickly and effectively.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cusco dará inicio a semana COP 20 sobre medio ambiente este jueves 21
La ciudad del Cusco será sede, desde este jueves 21, de la Semana COP20, que busca informar a los asistentes sobre la XX Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, que se realizará del 1 al 12 de diciembre en Lima, se informó.
Agencia Peruana de Noticias
NZ could spark climate action, expert says
A strong stance on climate change by New Zealand could inspire and "occasionally embarrass" other nations into following our lead, says a world-renowned climatologist coming here for a global science summit.
NZ Herald
Heavy consumption puts planet in overdraft
Earth Overshoot Day arrives one day earlier than 2013, marking the date global consumption exceeds production
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