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War Is the Climate Risk That Europe's Leaders Are Talking About
Among the 21st-century threats posed by climate change -- rising seas, melting permafrost and superstorms -- European leaders are warning of a last-century risk they know all too well: War.
Bloomberg
 
PM to Rally Nations for Paris Agreement
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said a number of countries who were united in Paris in 2015 were pulling out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Fiji Sun Online
 
Menacées par la montée des eaux, les Seychelles soignent leur océan
L’archipel, situé au nord de l’océan Indien, mise tout son avenir sur l’économie bleue.
Le Monde
 
Germany seeks to boost climate and development on G20 agenda
The Trump administration may steal the limelight at all the international top-level meetings. But behind the scenes, the international community is pressing on regardless - and climate action is gathering momentum
Deutsche Welle
 
Xinhua: UN chief urges more development in conflicts prevention
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres emphasized the importance of development in conflicts prevention during his speech at the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC) on Saturday, reported Xinhua.
FOCUS
 
EU Countries Clear 18-month Externsion of China Solar Duties
European Union member states have cleared an 18-month extension of import tariffs on solar panels from China, a compromise position after initial opposition, sources said on Friday.
Reuters
 
Extensión capa hielo en Ártico y Antártico en enero más reducida en 38 años
La extensión de la capa de hielo en el Ártico y en el Antártico fue el pasado enero la más reducida en los 38 años transcurridos desde que se cuenta con imágenes de satélite, según la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM), basándose en fuentes científicas de Estados Unidos y Alemania.
Europa ultima un plan para mejorar la red Natura 2000 en su 25 aniversario
EFE Verde
 
 
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