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After diplomatic blitz, EU sees progress by June towards U.N. climate deal
The European Union expects that countries emitting more than half of world greenhouse gases will publish plans for fighting global warming by mid-year to help build a U.N. deal due in December, according to an EU document obtained by Reuters.
Reuters
 
Adelaide bids to become emissions free
The South Australian government wants to make Adelaide the first carbon emissions-free city in the country.
AAP
 
Arctic nations to fight climate change despite Russia tensions
The eight Arctic Council nations pledged on Friday to do more to combat climate change that is shrinking the vast frigid region, with countries trying to put aside disputes over issues like Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
Reuters
 
Abbott’s Maligned Climate Change Measures Face French Scrutiny
Prime Minister Tony Abbott may get a taste of mounting international pressure for Australia to curb its carbon emissions when he meets France’s President Francois Hollande in Paris.
Bloomberg
 
« L’enthousiasme de l’Australie pour les énergies fossiles reste intact !»
Le Premier ministre australien Tony Abbott est en visite à Paris lundi 27 avril à l’occasion du centenaire de la journée commémorative de l’Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC ), qui est pour les Australiens une date historique puisque c’est celle de la première grande intervention armée des forces australiennes et néo-zélandaises, lors de la première guerre mondiale de 1914-1918.
Le Monde
 
Local Government Super is ranked number one the Global Climate Index, while Australian funds collectively rank second in the world
Australian super funds on average are managing climate change risk well, with Local Government Super topping a list of the world's top-500 asset owners.
SBS
 
Canada needs new policies to meet emissions reduction goal, Harper says
Canada faces significantly higher costs than the United States to meet the same targets for greenhouse-gas reduction, a difference that is heightened by federal delays in policy action.
Globe and Mail
 
 
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