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On Mother Earth Day, UN urges protecting planet from ‘heavy hand of humankind’
On International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations is urging greater efforts to promote sustainable development and use of renewable energy sources, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing for worldwide changes in attitude and practice to curb the negative impact of human activity on the planet.
UN News Centre
 
EU to step up energy cooperation with Pacific islands
The European Union (EU) announced on Tuesday it will strengthen cooperation with the Pacific island countries in supporting renewable energy and fighting climate change in the area.
Xinhua
 
ONU ubica a cuatro países andinos como vulnerables a cambio climático
La oficina del Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para América Latina y el Caribe, agencia especializada de la ONU, alertó ayer martes sobre la vulnerabilidad que enfrentan cuatro países andinos por el cambio climático. Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú están expuestos a desastres naturales y a amenazas en seguridad alimentaria, según el "Atlas de Seguridad Alimentaria, Desastres y Cambio Climático", presentado este martes por el PMA con motivo del Día Mundial de la Tierra".
China Radio International
 
UN releases ‘multiple choice’ of options for 2015 climate deal
Released document outlines various pathways towards global carbon cutting package due to be agreed in Paris
RTCC
 
China carbon cash party over as U.N. credit stream dries up
Revenues for China's biggest sellers of U.N.-issued carbon credits shrunk last year to a tenth of 2012 values, choking off billions of dollars flowing to clean energy projects in the world's top carbon-emitter.
Reuters
 
Draft climate change legislation to tighten carbon pledges
Draft climate change legislation to be published today contains several key changes that will tighten the State’s obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Irish Times
 
Jimmy Carter urges US, China leadership on climate
Former US president Jimmy Carter on Tuesday urged his country and China, two of the world's biggest fossil fuel polluters, to take the lead on halting climate change.
AFP
 
 
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