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Nobel Laureates call for action on climate change at Lindau
At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, some of the world's most senior scientists have signed a joint declaration on climate change, backing the science, and calling for action.
Deutsche Welle
 
Coal investment is the most urgent climate threat
Head of the OECD says wealthy countries should help poorer nations that cannot afford to replace coal with low-carbon alternatives.
Climate News Network
 
Kenya is building Africa’s biggest wind energy farm to generate a fifth of its power
Kenya set in motion the construction of Africa’s biggest wind power farm this week, near Laisamis, 550km north of Kenya’s capital Nairobi.
Quartz Africa
 
WMO: Premature to Tell If Intense Heat Linked to Climate Change
The World Meteorological Organization said it is too soon to know whether intense heat waves sweeping Europe, parts of the United States and southern China are linked to climate change.
VOA
 
PM hopefuls zero in on climate change, promise to work with Notley
Opposition leaders with their eyes on the prime minister’s office are promising a different approach on climate change from the federal Conservatives that will include working with a new Alberta government grappling with its own pledges to get tougher on greenhouse gas emissions.
Galgary Herald
 
March for Jobs, Justice and Climate draws on allies for a clean-energy revolution
David Suzuki, Jane Fonda, Naomi Klein and Joel Plaskett marched loudly through downtown Toronto on Sunday, along with thousands of others: an eclectic coalition of unionists, environmentalists, anti-poverty groups, faith organizations, health care workers, and leaders from frontline First Nations communities.
The Star
 
Solar energy revolution: Past point of no return
When the SunShot Initiative was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, even I thought it was a little crazy to think the goal of $1-per-watt solar energy was within reach. In this article from April 2011, I said that $1 per watt by 2017 had a "fighting chance" at best, but it was a long way off at the time.
USA Today
 
 
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