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Climate and disaster resilience must play greater role in Pacific planning and development: World Bank
A new World Bank report has highlighted the need for Pacific Island countries to better incorporate climate and disaster risk management into planning and development, while proposing priority investments and policies to boost resilience to the year 2040.
Pacific Islands News Association
Ecuador suscribió en Nueva York el Acuerdo de París sobre el Cambio Climático
El representante permanente de Ecuador ante las Naciones Unidas, Horacio Sevilla, suscribió el martes en Nueva York el Acuerdo de París bajo la Convención Marco del organismo supranacional sobre el Cambio Climático.
El Tiempo
European offshore wind investment hits €14bn in 2016
Record six-month period sees UK secure €10.4bn (£8.7bn) of investment in offshore wind projects, but installation rate slows
Rockefeller fund backs Africa renewables
The family foundation built on the riches of John D Rockefeller’s Standard Oil has backed a $177.5m wind and solar power programme in Africa, marking its biggest move into green energy since announcing plans to stop investing in fossil fuels.
Financial Times
Uganda Unveils its First Solar-powered Bus
A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa has made its public debut. Kiira Motors' electric bus was displayed recently at a stadium in Uganda's capital.
Voice of America
Adaptation Fund continues fundraising mission
THE ADAPTATION Fund (AF) through which developing countries, including Jamaica, have had concrete climate change adaptation projects and programmes financed - is continuing the hunt to raise money to sustain its work.
Jamaica Gleaner
Los desastres climáticos podrían aumentar los conflictos armados
Los desastres naturales y los conflictos armados son una fuente de desestabilización. En los países multiétnicos, podrían estar relacionados. Las calamidades climáticas podrían convertir tensiones sociales en conflicto.
Deutsche Welle
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