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With only 10 days of negotiations left before the summit, cash commitments cause concern.
Heads of state may not be part of concluding round of talks during the crucial Paris climate summit in December unlike the Copenhagen conference which failed to clinch a deal despite presence of almost all top political leaders there during final leg of negotiations six years ago.
Times of India
 
New US climate plan due on Monday, roll-out set for 2022
States could face two-year grace period to ensure they can meet new power plant emission standards
RTCC
 
World Bank rejects energy industry notion that coal can cure poverty
The World Bank said coal was no cure for global poverty on Wednesday, rejecting a main industry argument for building new fossil fuel projects in developing countries.
Guardian
 
Climate talks hinge on money
With only 10 days of negotiations left before the summit, cash commitments cause concern.
Politico
 
Risque climatique : les investisseurs pourraient perdre 4 200 milliards de dollars
C’est une nouvelle alerte pour les investisseurs ayant des actifs dans les compagnies extractives d’énergies fossiles. Cette fois, elle est lancée par The Economist Intelligence Unit, qui vient de publier une étude sur le risque carbone.
Novethic
 
Climate change ‘urgent and growing threat’ to national security: Pentagon
A new Pentagon report says that climate change is an “urgent and growing threat to our national security” and blames it for “increased natural disasters” that will require more American troops designated to combat bad weather.
Washington Times
 
Mali : Hydrogène naturel, une des clés du nouvel ordre mondial de l'énergie de demain
Pays pauvre ouest-africain, le Mali se voit projeter soudainement au cœur des enjeux du Plan Marshall énergétique de demain, suite au miracle qui s'est produit autour de la découverte du gisement de gaz d'hydrogène naturel dans les terres de Bourakèbougou, localité située à une quarantaine de kilomètres de Bamako, à vol d'oiseau
Les Afriques
 
 
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