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Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says
Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to address global warming.
Reuters
 
Pacific leaders to discuss climate change, sustainable fishing during Pacific Islands Forum in Palau
Hundreds of delegates from across the Pacific are arriving in Koror in Palau to discuss climate change, non-communicable diseases and protecting marine life.
ABC Australia
 
Climate change threat key issue at Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific is a vast ocean - but some countries are obviously easier and quicker to get to than others. In recent years it's been in Tonga, Niue, Vanuatu, New Zealand and the Cook Islands. But in the last two years the northern Pacific has taken a turn - in 2013 it was in the Marshall Islands and this year it's the far-flung reaches of Palau.
Solomon Star News
 
White House Pushes Financial Case for Carbon Rule
Failing to adequately reduce the carbon pollution that contributes to climate change could cost the United States economy $150 billion a year, according to an analysis by the White House Council of Economic Advisers released Tuesday.
NY Times
 
Delay Action on Climate Change by 10 Years and Costs Rocket 40%: Report
The longer the U.S. holds off action to mitigate climate change, the more costly the effort will become, a new report shows
TIME
 
Tanzania: Effects of Climate Change Features High at Youth Forum
THE East African Regional Youth Summit on Climate Change opened in Mwanza last week and participants deliberated on the impact of weather change on the region.
Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)
 
Washington State outlines plans for carbon trading
Governor Jay Inslee prepares second attempt at developing cap and trade scheme in north west state
RTCC
 
 
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