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UN's first rule-setting negotiations for Paris Agreement conclude, leaving homework to countries
The United Nations' first round of climate talks following a climate summit in Paris closed here on Thursday, leaving countries to continue their work at home to write a rule book for the Paris Agreement.
Balance positivo al término de Conferencia del Clima en Bonn
La organización ecologista Greenpeace realizó una valoración positiva de la Conferencia del Cambio Climático de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que hoy concluyó en la ciudad alemana de Bonn.
Bonn face au beau «monstre» de l'accord de Paris
Les 197 délégations se sont retrouvées cinq mois après Paris pour faire un bilan d'étape avant la COP22 au Maroc, en novembre. Pour causer méthodologie, ratification et financements.
COP22 Will Be Event of “Action” and implementation of Paris Agreement
The 22nd Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), to be held in Marrakech, will be an event of action and an occasion to implement the Paris agreement, Moroccan Foreign minister and chairman of COP22 steering Committee, Salaheddine Mezouar, said.
Morocco World News
Climat : l’adaptation, point de cristallisation des négociations de Bonn
En séance plénière, en réunion de groupe ou pendant les pauses-café des délégués de la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC), réunis à Bonn, en Allemagne, jusqu’au jeudi 26 mai, la question revient comme un mantra.
Le Monde
UN climate talks flesh out landmark Paris pact
Climate diplomats wrapped up technical talks on Thursday saying they were on the right track but still far from delivering on the promise of the historic pact forged in December.
French minister warns of mass climate change migration if world doesn’t act
Global warming will create hundreds of millions of climate change migrants by the end of the century if governments do not act, France’s environment minister has warned.
Mirage News
Négociations climat : Après l'Accord de Paris, les négociateurs en quête de cohérence
La session intermédiaire de négociations sur le climat (SB44) s’est achevée à Bonn (Allemagne) ce jeudi 26 mai, dans une ambiance que diplomates et observateurs qualifient de constructive et positive. Unique réunion formelle avant la tenue de la COP22 à Marrakech, en novembre prochain, cette séance représente une étape clé dans la préparation de la mise en application de l’Accord de Paris.
Bonn Paves The Way For Integration, Implementation And Action In Marrakesh
As Christiana Figueres makes clear during a press briefing helping to close out mid-year climate talks in Bonn, the emphasis of these meetings are now all about action and implementation.
Ecosystem Marketplace
At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts
Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement on Thursday with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impact of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain.
'Honeymoon over', rules for U.N. climate pact may take two years
A first United Nations meeting on implementing a 2015 global agreement to combat climate change showed it could take two years to work out a detailed rule book for a sweeping shift from fossil fuels, delegates said
Climate change still a 'race against the clock': UN climate chief
Even after the world sealed a historic climate deal in Paris, the UN's climate chief is worried humanity won't be able break its fossil fuel habit in time to avert catastrophe, she told AFP Thursday.
EU’s Delbeke Backs Tighter Carbon Supply Over Price Floor
The European Commission will not support a proposal to introduce a price floor or corridor in Europe’s emissions market and prefers supply controls to strengthen the system, according to senior European Union official Jos Delbeke.
Carbon traders expect continued boost from Paris, but price concerns linger
Alongside a host of climate finance pledges, emission reduction targets and green growth plans, the Paris Agreement crucially also included a commitment to support emissions trading mechanisms. As a result, the wave of positivity towards tackling climate change that has swept up many green policy makers and businesses post-Paris also seems to have taken hold among those involved in carbon trading.
Business Green
RGGI Carbon Prices Expected to Stabilize at June 1 Auction
The price of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative carbon allowances, which took a big hit in March, is expected to remain steady in RGGI's next auction on June 1, according to several experts from academia, environmental groups and the industry interviewed by Bloomberg BNA.
Bloomberg BNA
Voluntary Carbon Markets Show Steady Growth As Paris Reframes Climate Action
Voluntary buyers around the world paid to offset the equivalent of 84.1 million (M) tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2015, a 10% increase from 2014, led by private-sector companies taking proactive steps to reduce emissions ahead of regulation, according to a new report from Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace (EM).
Ecosystem Marketplace
Climate Queen: Abba takes over UN talks in Figueres tribute
Tears, applause and a 1970s Swedish pop group dominated UN climate talks on Thursday, as as envoys and civil society lined up to pay tribute to the departing Christiana Figueres.
Climate Home
France envoy dismisses Trump threat to kill UN climate deal
Speaking to media at the end of two weeks of UN climate talks in Bonn, Laurence Tubiana said most governments felt “quite calm” over the prospects of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Climate Home
Cloud seeding challenges our understanding of global warming
One of the fundamental factors used in climate models – the reflectivity of clouds – has been investigated by three concurrent papers, and the findings have complex implications for our understanding of global warming
Christian Science Monitor
From Easter Island to Stonehenge, climate change threatens iconic tourist sites
Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and U.N. experts said on Thursday.
Le changement climatique menace les sites du Patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco
Venise et sa lagune, les îles Galapagos et leur inestimable biodiversité, le parc national Yellowstone et la statue de la Liberté aux Etats-Unis ou la forêt impénétrable de Bwindi, habitat naturel des gorilles en Ouganda : tous ces sites du patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco sont vulnérables, menacés par le changement climatique.
Le Monde
Isla de Pascua, Galápagos y Stonehenge, amenazados por el cambio climático
La ONU alertó que en el caso de la isla chilena, algunas de sus estatuas están en riesgo de quedar destruidas por el mar debido a la erosión en las costas.
Sommet du G7 au Japon : le point sur les quatre dossiers chauds bouillants
Réchauffement climatique, croissance, crise migratoire, terrorisme... Réunis au Japon jusqu'à ce vendredi, les leaders mondiaux des pays industrialisés ont du pain sur la planche
Sud Ouest
G7 vows growth efforts as Japan's Abe warns of global 'crisis'
The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China.
Interview: Negotiations over Paris Agreement's rule book to be "very tough": China's chief climate negotiator
China expects to see a "very tough" negotiation process over a "rule book" for the Paris Agreement as divergences will emerge on details in implementing the historic climate pact, said China's chief climate negotiator Su Wei on Wednesday.
Le secteur des énergies renouvelables emploie 8,1 millions de personnes dans le monde
Dans le secteur de l’énergie, les ENR (énergies renouvelables) font figure d’exception, selon le dernier rapport de l’IRENA (International Renewable Energy Association) sur l’emploi dans le secteur des renouvelables.
Green jobs grow as oil employment falls
The number of jobs in the global renewable energy industry grew by 5 per cent last year, in stark contrast to the steep losses suffered by the oil and gas sector.
Financial Times
Cambio climático: el retroceso de los glaciares expuesto con crudeza
Un fotógrafo italiano, junto a científicos, retrató el derretimiento de los bloques de hielo de la Patagonia y comparó las imágenes con registros históricos
La Nación
Les actionnaires d'ExxonMobil rejettent des propositions pro-climat
La compagnie pétrolière américaine ExxonMobil a réussi à contenir mercredi une fronde de certains actionnaires qui voulaient l'obliger à prendre en compte les conséquences financières des politiques de lutte contre le changement climatique.
Connaissance des energies
Brûler toutes les réserves en énergies fossiles, c’est 10°C de réchauffement
Une étude parue dans la revue Nature estime que la hausse de la température sera de près de 10°C, si toutes les ressources en énergies fossiles continuent d’être consommées au rythme où elles le sont aujourd’hui.
What burning all remaining fossil fuels would do to the planet
Burning all fossil fuels on earth over the next 300 years would increase temperatures in some areas of the globe by up to 20C, resulting in catastrophic impacts to life on our planet, a new study warns
Cloud discovery could soften forecasts for global warming
A discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming.
Japan Times
Argentina cambia su postura internacional frente al cambio climático
Se abandonó el grupo Like Minded anunció el responsable de la delegación nacional en la conferencia de Bonn, Alemania, donde los 195 países que suscribieron al Acuerdo de París discuten cómo implementarlo
U.N. Chief's Message to Graduates: Don't Vote for Climate-Change Deniers
"Now that you're done with finals, help us meet the climate change test," United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told Columbia University graduates last week.
The Climate Change Solution to Disasters (By Robert Glasser and Achim Steiner) Huffington Post
A blueprint for sustainable and universal energy access by 2030
Rachel Kyte is one of the world’s leading voices for sustainable energy. Previously the World Bank’s vice president and special envoy for climate change until December 2015, she is now chief executive of Sustainable Energy for All, a multistakeholder initiative that advocates for clean and inclusive energy solutions.
Climate Change, Global Health Intimately Linked, UN Official Stresses
Global health hinges on drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a chief mover in the field of climate change told delegates Tuesday at the World Health Assembly in Geneva.
Voice of America
Climate change takes center stage at Exxon, Chevron annual meetings
Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) and Chevron Corp (CVX.N) will face their toughest-ever push by shareholders concerned about a warming world at annual meetings on Wednesday, as the Paris accord to tackle climate change ratchets up investor pressure on two of the world's largest oil companies.
La COP 21 joue les prolongations à Bonn et pourquoi c'est important
Premières retrouvailles pour les délégués des 195 Etats signataires de la convention climat de l'ONU, qui discutent des modalités d'application de l'accord de Paris.
Négociations climatiques : comment les pays en développement font de leur vulnérabilité un atout
À Bonn, les première négociations sur le climat post COP21 battent leur plein. Les pays émergents, les plus menacés par le réchauffement global, tentent de peser de tout leur poids
Total aims to be 20% low-carbon by 2036
Total’s chief executive wants the French oil and gas major to have a fifth of its assets invested in low carbon business within 20 years, as part of a radical reshaping of the group.
Financial Times
42 milliards de dollars d’argent public pour financer l’industrie du charbon
Les pays du G7 donnent des fonds publics à un secteur polluant qui contribue au changement climatique
A Bonn, les 196 signataires de la COP 21 mettent les mains dans le cambouis
Après l’euphorie de décembre et l’adoption, à l’issue de la COP 21, de l’accord de Paris, il est temps de remettre les mains dans le moteur des négociations climat.
Hungary becomes first in EU to approve Paris climate deal
Hungarian MPs today formally backed the UN’s 2015 climate agreement, making the country the first in the EU to pass legislation to support the deal.
Climate Home
Norway's greenhouse gas emissions rise, despite promised cuts
Norway's greenhouse gas emissions rose by 1.5 percent last year, lifted by the oil and gas sector and industry, making it harder for Oslo to keep promises of deep cuts to limit global warming, official data showed on Friday.
Anuncian creación de Agencia Chilena de Cambio Climático
Chile podría perder el 1,2% de su PIB al 2060 si no se disminuyen las emisiones, y si el país no se adapta adecuadamente al cambio climático
Chile Corresponsables
Q&A With Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, Face of World's Poor Countries, on Climate Change
For climate change negotiators, Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu is the new face of the world's poorest countries.
Bloomberg BNA
Las comunidades pobres en Miami necesitan más apoyo frente al cambio climático
Vecindarios latinos y afroamericanos de menos ingresos no tienen los recursos que tienen otras zonas como Miami Beach, pero esto podría cambiar si se les comienza a poner más atención.
Q&A With Christiana Figueres, Outgoing UN Climate Leader
Christiana Figueres took over the leadership of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat when the negotiation process was reeling from the dramatic collapse of the 2009 climate summit in Copenhagen.
Bloomberg BNA
Acciones sobre energías renovables y cocinas limpias brindan esperanza para hacer frente a la contaminación global del aire que sube 8%
A medida que disminuye la calidad global del aire, hay razones para la esperanza, ya que se detecta progreso en áreas tales como el acceso a combustibles más limpios de cocina y estufas, energías renovables, el contenido de azufre en el combustible y el transporte público, según dos informes presentados hoy en el marco de la segunda Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente, UNEA-2.
Assemblées annuelles de la Bad : le président appelle "à plus de justice en matière de climat pour l'Afrique"
Le changement climatique qui fait de nombreux dégâts en Afrique notamment, n’a pas été esquissé lors de l’ouverture officielle, ce mardi 24 mai, des Assemblées annuelles de la BAD 2016.
Arctic could warm by 17C if all known fossil fuels are burned, study finds
Burning all the fossil fuels we know to exist on Earth could push global temperature an average of 8C above preindustrial levels, according to new research.
Carbon Brief
La ONU alerta de que el cambio climático avanza más rápido de lo previsto
Naciones Unidas insta a asegurar el acceso a agua potable y pide a los Gobiernos que tomen medidas para paliar las consecuencias del calentamiento
El País
Investors demand climate transparency in week of fossil fuel AGM action
Climate-concerned investors set to vote on key environmental resolutions this week at Exxon and Chevron annual general meetings
Climate negotiators focus on carbon credits, underplay human rights
Finding a workable compromise that allows a long-lived UN program to both reduce carbon emissions while also protecting the lives and lands of indigenous and impoverished people in the developing world ought to be an achievable goal, says John Knox.
Small Island Nations Increasing Resilience with Climate Change Innovation and Adaptation
Recent information from the World Bank indicates that small island nations have already begun taking steps to increase resilience in the face of climate change.
EDM Digest
Exxon, Shell, Total, Statoil renew clean energy drive
The big oil companies’ on-off affair with renewable energies seems to be back on track.
Climate Home
UN Climate negotiations update - how to raise and allocate $100 billion
The UN intersessional negotiations on climate change (UNFCCC) which started in Bonn last week enter their second week with the big question - how to find and allocate by 2020 the $100bn as agreed in the Paris Agreement. Delegate Pavlos Georgiadis reports.
Chili: soleil et vent feront rouler le métro de Santiago en 2018
Le métro de Santiago du Chili deviendra en 2018 le premier au monde à tirer plus de la moitié (60%) de son énergie du soleil et du vent. La présidente chilienne Michelle Bachelet l'a annoncé lundi.
Migration climatique: Une notion en quête de cadre juridique
Selon Anis Birou, la migration est engendrée par la pauvreté causée à son tour par les conditions climatiques. D’où l’intérêt, à ses yeux, de créer «un équilibre dans les sociétés».
Le Maroc à Nairobi pour soutenir les efforts en faveur du développement durable
À l'approche de la COP 22 de Marrakech, du 7 au 18 novembre, les réunions internationales sur le climat se succèdent avec différents ordres du jour.
Le Matin
Debaten en Chile futuro de la Antártica con foco en cambio climático
"Hay un patrimonio que hay que cuidar porque hay un creciente turismo antártico, se ha multiplicado la cantidad turística que va por aire y por tierra", obligando a más controles, acotó el canciller Muñoz.
‘If young people act over climate change, our leaders will listen’
Fiji was the first country in the Pacific to ratify the United Nations climate change deal agreed on in Paris on February 12, and fulfilling the promise by signing the agreement on April 22
AsiaPacific Report
Metro de Santiago de Chile, el primero en moverse con energía solar y eólica
Para ello, antes de 2018 se construirán una planta fotovoltaica y un parque eólico, ambos en el desierto de Atacama.
El Espectador
On International Day, UN highlights biodiversity's role in underpinning development
Biodiversity and the ecosystem services it supports are the foundations for life on Earth and the livelihoods and well-being of people everywhere, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today on the International Day for Biological Diversity, as he urged the international community to preserve and sustainably manage the variety of life on the planet.
UN News Centre
World Bank launches first insurance market for pandemic risk
Outbreaks of diseases such as ebola will trigger a $500m fund to help countries and health agencies fight infection after the World Bank launched the first insurance market for pandemic risk.
Financial Times
EU Carbon Has First Weekly Gain This Month as Crude Advances
European Union carbon allowances rose for the first week since March as crude oil extended gains and nations evaluated a French idea to introduce a floor price.
Prince Charles pans fund managers over responsible investment
The Prince of Wales has become one of the highest-profile figures to call on asset managers to invest responsibly, warning that the industry’s “reticence to embrace sustainable investment” puts the world at risk.
Financial Times
Abril de 2016 fue el más cálido de la historia
El calor continúa y la temperatura promedio en abril pasado fue 1,1 grados Celsius más cálida que la media registrado para ese mes en el siglo pasado.
Centro de Noticias ONU
S&P alerta de un nuevo riesgo para la banca: el cambio climático
El Consejo de Estabilidad Financiera estudia forzar a las entidades a incluir esta amenaza en sus informes de resultados.
From agreement to action: Singapore’s climate pledge
The Eco Action Day campaign, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, galvanises citizens and businesses to pledge environmental action on World Environment Day to help Singapore achieve its climate targets.
Ban appoints Special Envoys to help UN 'sound the alarm' on El Niño and Climate
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointments today of Mary Robinson of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya as his Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate.
UN News Centre
Carbon trading fails to take root in Korea
Korean companies have rarely traded their carbon emission rights on the South Korean main bourse this year due to a weak supply, data showed Sunday.
The Korean Herald
India inaugurates one of the world's biggest solar rooftop power plants
The north Indian state of Punjab has inaugurated what it claims is the world's largest rooftop solar power plant. Spread over eight rooftops across 82 acres, it can produce up to 11.5 MW of electricity.
Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors
A new report published by North American Bird Conservation Initiative says that 37 percent of all migratory bird species on the continent are at risk of extinction due to a myriad of harmful environmental factors including climate change, sea-level rise, land development and oil spills.
ABC News
Climate-adapted “super coral” could help revive the world's ailing reefs
Gates intends to use the results to breed—and eventually introduce—climate-adapted “super coral” to the ocean to help bring the world’s ailing reefs back to life.
With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change
Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground?
Climate Home
Patricia Espinosa: Mexikanerin wird Chefin des Uno-Klimasekretariats
Von der Botschafterin in Deutschland zur Klimachefin der Uno: Die Mexikanerin Patricia Espinosa wird Nachfolgerin von Christiana Figueres.
P. Espinosa pide “acción decidida” para aplicar el acuerdo del COP21 de París
La mexicana Patricia Espinosa, elegida nueva responsable de la ONU para el cambio climático, mostró hoy su disposición a trabajar con todos los gobiernos y dejó claro que, tras el Acuerdo de París, "es la hora de la implementación y de la acción", que debe ser "rápida, decisiva y sostenida".
Patricia Espinosa, afirmó que su designación es un reconocimiento a México
La recién nombrada titular del Secretariado de Naciones Unidas para el Clima, Patricia Espinosa, afirmó que su designación es un reconocimiento a la política exterior de México, a su papel en el ámbito multilateral y a su lucha contra el cambio climático. - See more at:
Lutte contre les changements climatiques : Le Maroc s’engage à élargir l’implication des acteurs non-étatiques
Le Maroc, qui abritera la 22-ème Conférence des parties à la convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques à Marrakech (COP22), s’est engagé, mardi à Bonn, à élargir l’implication des acteurs non-étatiques dans la lutte contre cette problématique.
PNUMA advierte de rapidez del cambio climático y llama a actuar de inmediato para revertirlo
El cambio climático avanza más rápidamente de lo previsto y con él los daños al planeta, pero aún hay tiempo para revertir parte del fenómeno si los gobiernos actúan con inmediatez, alertó hoy el Programa de la ONU para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA).
UN News Centre
Climate change could trigger 'tipping point' for East Antarctic Totten Glacier
The Totten Glacier in East Antarctica has an unstable area that could collapse and contribute to more than two metres of sea level rise beyond what is generally predicted if climate change remains unchecked, researchers say.
ABC Australia
Climat: un glacier géant menace de surélever encore le niveau des mers (étude)
Le niveau des océans pourrait gagner au moins deux mètres avec la seule fonte d'un glacier géant de l'est de l'Antarctique, dont les scientifiques ont découvert l'instabilité croissante sous l'effet du réchauffement climatique.
Warming far outpacing climate action, as UN negotiators meet in Bonn
The opening of the United Nation’s annual mid-year climate conference in Bonn Germany offered up dramatically contrasting messages this week: national leaders and political negotiators congratulated themselves, proudly celebrating the “historic Paris Agreement,” while environmentalists warned somberly that the Earth is far worse off than most people realize, with the political will for climate action still falling far behind the fearfully rapid pace of warming.
Les implications de l'Accord de Paris pour l'océan
Dans un article de Nature Climate Change paru cette semaine, une équipe internationale d'experts, incluant des chercheurs de l'Iddri, du CNRS et de l'UPMC, analyse les implications de l'Accord de Paris, adopté lors la COP21, pour le futur des océans et pour les nécessaires interactions entre la communauté scientifique et les négociations climatiques.
La Nouvelle-Calédonie s’apprête à ratifier l' Accord de Paris pour le climat
Tous les élus du Congrès ont donné leur accord ce 19 mai. Un vote qui marque la volonté de la Calédonie de s’inscrire aux cotés du reste du monde dans la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique
Transport Emissions Must Peak Soon to Hit Paris Targets
International shipping and aviation will have to cap their greenhouse gas emissions soon for the world to meet the ambitious goals in the Paris Climate Agreement, participants at a side event at the Bonn climate change conference heard today.
Environmental News Service
L'ADEME vient de publier son rapport d'activité 2015
L’ADEME (Agence de l’environnement et de la maitrise de l’énergie) vient de publier son rapport d’activité 2015 - Notre Futur ! Transition énergétique 2015-2050, le futur a de l’avenir.
Canada’s most populous province passes climate change law
Carbon trading and a green investment fund underpin Ontario plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050
Climate Home
Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds
Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental study ever undertaken by the UN has found.
Vers une hausse majeure de la consommation mondiale d’énergie ?
L’EIA américaine a rendu public la semaine dernière son dernier « International Energy Outlook » où l’organisme gouvernemental y expose ses prévisions d’évolution de la consommation énergétique dans le monde d’ici à 2040. En voici les principaux enseignements.
Connaissance des energies
In Last Months In Office, Here's How Obama Seeks To Cement Paris Climate Accord
The multi-year effort to secure a new international climate agreement reached a crescendo last December when the world came together to strike the Paris climate agreement
OPINION: Climate Change Mitigation - Africa Must Be At the Forefront The New Times
Ban Ki-moon Appoints Patricia Espinosa to Head UNFCCC
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Patricia Espinosa Cantellano of Mexico as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The appointment has been made after consultation with the Conference of Parties through its Bureau.
UNFCCC Newsroom
M. Ban Ki-moon nomme Mme Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, du Mexique, Secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-cadre de l’ONU sur les changements climatiques
Le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. Ban Ki-moon, a nommé aujourd’hui Mme Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, du Mexique, au poste de Secrétaire exécutif de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC).
United Nations
Patricia Espinosa, de México, será la secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención sobre Cambio Climático
El Secretario General de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, nombró hoy a Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, de México, como nueva secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (UNFCCC).
UN News Centre
Scientists, investors seek to identify financial risks of climate change
A Norwegian group of climate scientists will form an alliance on Thursday with investors including BlackRock Inc and the World Bank to try to assess the financial risks of rising global temperatures.
Europe needs independent carbon market regulator: Total's CEO
Europe needs an independent carbon market regulator with clear objectives rather than the current mix of state administrators and the European Commission that has complicated the market, the chief executive of Total said on Wednesday.
Stuck on hot: Earth breaks 12th straight monthly heat record
Earth's heat is stuck on high. Thanks to a combination of global warming and an El Nino, the planet shattered monthly heat records for an unprecedented 12th straight month, as April smashed the old record by half a degree, according to federal scientists.
Stimmung gut, April warm
Hitzerekord, zu wenig Geld und eine Konferenzleiterin aus Saudi-Arabien. Das ist die Realität der Klimadiplomatie, die sich in Bonn trifft.
Die Tageszeitung
Pensar en el cambio climático como una ‘espiral de calor’
Una inteligente animación retrata vívidamente qué tan caluroso se ha vuelto el planeta a lo largo de las últimas 16 décadas.
Les gaz à effet de serre vont augmenter d’un tiers d’ici 2040
C’est la prévision que vient de publier l’administration américaine, au moment où les Etats se réunissent en Allemagne pour mettre en musique concrètement l’accord de Paris issu de la COP21
Sciences et avenir
Centroamérica se compromete a atender los efectos del cambio climático en el sector del agua
Los Representantes del Foro Centroamericano y República Dominicana de Agua Potable y Saneamiento (FOCARD-APS) firmaron la declaración para el reconocimiento y atención a los efectos del cambio climático en los sistemas de agua potable en la región del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA).
Conexión COP
Indigenous groups fighting for the planet
Preserving the earth's forests, oceans, plants and animals is a noble goal in and of itself. But making sure the planet retains its many species of flora and fauna is also crucial for human well-being.
Deutsche Welle
Experts Say Shipping, Aviation Emissions Must Peak Soon to Achieve Paris Goals
International shipping and aviation will have to cap their greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) soon for the world to meet the ambitious goals laid down in the Paris Climate Change Agreement, participants at a side event at the Bonn climate change conference heard today.
UNFCCC Newsroom
L'Ontario officialise son entrée dans la «bourse du carbone» en janvier prochain
L'Ontario a adopté mercredi le projet de loi qui officialise son entrée dans le Système de plafonnement et d'échange de droits d'émissions (Spede), communément appelé «bourse du carbone», et la province rejoindra ainsi le Québec et la Californie dès janvier prochain.
La Presse Canadienne
Maroc : après les réseaux sociaux, la COP22 s'affiche désormais sur un site web dédié
Français, arabe, anglais et espagnol, c'est dans ces quatre langues que le nouveau site web s'affiche à l'adresse morocco-cop22 depuis ce lundi 16 mai. Une dizaine d'articles accueillent déjà les premiers visiteurs.
L'Usine Nouvelle
Climat : avril 2016 a battu tous les records de chaleur
Les moyennes mondiales sont à un niveau très élevé sur les quatre premiers mois de 2016. 2015 a déjà été l'année la plus chaude depuis le début des relevés.
Climat : à Bonn, les Etats se demandent que faire après la COP 21
La première réunion des pays après l'adoption de l'Accord de Paris, et la dernière avant la COP 22 à Marrakech en novembre, se tient à Bonn du 16 au 26 mai. Avec pour objectif de préciser les mécanismes de mise en oeuvre de ce texte aussi historique que flou.
La Tribune
Why the Paris Agreement won't succeed without agricultural innovations
If the world is to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100, greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector will need to be addressed – and in a whole new way.
Christian Science Monitor
ANALYSIS: What will it take to build a global emissions trading system?  E&E Publishing
Volle Kraft voraus: Schritte für Klimapolitik und nachhaltige Entwicklung nach „Paris“ EurActiv
French parliament adopts bill to ratify Paris climate agreement
French parliamentarians in a near unanimous vote on Tuesday adopted a bill authorising the government to ratify the landmark climate agreement reached by 195 nations in Paris in December.
French Parliament passes law to ratify Paris Agreement
Host nation of seminal UN climate summit calls on others to maintain momentum
Climate Home
Les députés français ont approuvé la ratification de l’accord de Paris sur le climat
Les députés français ont ratifié à la quasi-unanimité, mardi 17 mai, l’accord de Paris sur le climat, adopté le 12 décembre lors de la COP21.
Le Monde
El plan de choque de la ONU contra el cambio climático se concreta en Bonn
La ciudad alemana acoge desde el lunes durante 10 días a los representantes y negociadores de los países firmantes del Acuerdo de París, para concretar la aplicación de los puntos que quedaron abiertos y asegurar el cumplimiento de los compromisos adoptados.
Figueres heizt "Bonn" mit heißem April an
UN-Klimachefin Christiana Figueres hat die Diplomaten auf der Klimakonferenz in Bonn angehalten, die derzeitigen Wetterextreme als "Mahnung" zu mehr Ehrgeiz im Klimaschutz zu sehen
Post-Paris: Call for Deeper Commitment to Slow Climate Change
With the world having just gone through the seventh straight month of record average global temperatures, climate change advocates are meeting in Bonn this week, seeking to push government bodies into following up on last December’s historic climate pact in Paris.
Asia Sentinel
Small islands lead charge on Paris Agreement approval
Concerted drive to ratify Paris deal could be last chance for vulnerable nations to ensure warming is kept at safe levels
Climate Home
Negotiators Try to Figure Out What the Paris Climate Agreement Means
Climate negotiators from around the world met yesterday for the first time since brokering the Paris climate deal to start filling in some of the gaps left in that landmark agreement.
ClimateWire/Scientific American
Climat : difficile mise en œuvre de l’accord de Paris
Comme chaque année, les délégués des 195 pays membres de la convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC) sont rassemblés à Bonn, en Allemagne, depuis lundi 16 mai, pour une session de négociations techniques
Le Monde
Paris climate agreement cannot be met without emissions reduction target for agriculture
Scientists have calculated, for the first time, the extent to which agricultural emissions must be reduced to meet the new climate agreement's plan to limit warming to 2°C in 2100.
Science Daily
Les pays pauvres vont davantage souffrir du réchauffement planétaire que les pays riches
Les pays pauvres souffriront davantage du réchauffement climatique que les pays riches, selon une étude de l'université d'East Anglia (Royaume-Uni) relayée par le Guardian (en anglais), mardi 17 mai
France sets carbon price floor
2017 finance bill will set price at €30 a tonne in a bid to stir European action to cut emissions and drive forward the Paris climate agreement
The Guardian
Ségolène Royal annonce un prix plancher du carbone pour l’an prochain
Ce prix, estimé à « environ 30 euros » la tonne de CO 2 et applicable en 2017, concernera seulement la production électrique.
Les Echos
EU Nations Said to Need More Time to Evaluate French Carbon Plan
European Union governments need more time to evaluate a French idea to introduce a price floor in the bloc’s carbon market and define their stances on the issue after initial talks, according to an EU official with knowledge of the matter.
Portugal funcionó durante 4 días seguidos con energía renovable
Desde las 6:45 del sábado 7 de mayo hasta las 17:45 del miércoles 11 de mayo, todo Portugal funcionó a base de energías renovables.
Rich and poor divided over UN aviation emissions deal
Details of a global carbon offsetting scheme for planes are up in the air after an inconclusive meeting in Montreal last week.
Climate Home
Farms That Rise to the Challenge
It is a staggering challenge: feeding the seven billion-plus people in the world and delivering fresh food to the rapidly rising number of them who live in cities.
NY Times
A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment
When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered natural in the area.
NY Times
INTERVIEW: In Putting A Price On Carbon, What We Don’t Know Could Kill Us Ecosystem Marketplace
ANALYSIS: Will the aviation industry's carbon offset scheme ever get airborne? BusinessGreen
Bonn climate conference begins on implementing 2015 Paris Agreement
Governments began work on Monday on seeking ways to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming. It’s the first time experts have meet since the 195 nations reached their landmark deal last December.
Climate Home
Climat : à Bonn, les Etats appelés à « plonger dans le moteur » de l’accord de Paris
Cinq mois après la COP21, les délégués de 195 pays se sont retrouvés pour la première fois, lundi 16 mai à Bonn, en Allemagne, pour commencer à concrétiser le pacte sur le climat, ambitieux mais encore incomplet, adopté en décembre 2015 à Paris contre le réchauffement.
Le Monde
Los gobiernos entran en una nueva era de colaboración contra el cambio climático
Los gobiernos están dejado atrás la fase de la negociación y entrando en una nueva era de colaboración, tras la exitosa adopción del histórico Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático el año pasado.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Le Maroc signe son engagement officiel pour l’organisation de la COP22
L’accord de siège, marquant l’engagement officiel du Maroc pour l’organisation de la 22-ème Conférence des parties à la convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques à Marrakech (COP22), a été signé lundi à Bonn.
La Tribune
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Stresses Morocco’s Leadership to Fight Global Warming
In a statement to MAP, on the occasion of Bonn Conference on Climate Change, Figuers highlighted Morocco’s commitment to using renewable energy in the leading Noor-Ouarzazate solar complex which drew attention worldwide.
Morocco World News
Global warming will hit poorer countries hardest, research finds
Tropical regions likely to suffer biggest increase in hot days and extreme weather because of climate change, say scientists
Bonn: Todo lo que debe saber de la conferencia sobre cambio climático
Del 16 al 26 de mayo se llevará a cabo en Bonn, Alemania, la reunión de negociación previa a la COP22, en la que se espera se pongan las reglas para que el Acuerdo de París se implemente de manera exitosa.
Conexión COP
Konferenz in Bonn berät Umsetzung von Klimaabkommen (video) WDR Tagesschau
10 jours pour donner vie à l’accord de Paris sur le climat
Cinq mois après la COP 21, les délégués de 195 pays sont réunis à Bonn, en Allemagne. Ils se donnent dix jours pour commencer à concrétiser le plan adopté lors de la conférence de Paris sur le climat.
CDM’s executive approves second aviation methodology as scheme’s ‘other uses’ still unclear
The CDM’s Executive Board (EB) last week approved a second methodology aimed at airlines while also extending its first one, as the regulators took further measures to tailor the UN-run scheme for the aviation sector.
Carbon Pulse
Den Geist von Paris bewahren
Fünf Monate ist es her, dass in Paris das historische Klima-Abkommen beschlossen wurde.
Cambio climático: abril marcó un nuevo récord
No frena. Mes tras mes, la temperatura media del planeta se empeña en marcar un nuevo récord. Anteayer, se conoció que en abril pasado se produjo una nueva marca histórico en términos de variabilidad de la temperatura en la superficie terrestre y en los océanos.
La Nación
Les ministres de l'Environnement du G7 s'engagent à accélérer l'actualisation de l'Accord de Paris sur le climat
Les ministres de l'Environnement des pays du G7 ont conjointement déclaré lundi au Japon leur engagements pour assurer le traitement rapide du changement climatique en conformité avec un accord conclu à Paris l'an dernier.
En 2016, la planète a connu le mois d'avril le plus chaud jamais enregistré
Les températures n'en finissent plus de grimper. En 2016, la planète a connu le mois d'avril le plus chaud jamais enregistré, rapporte le Guardian (en anglais), lundi 16 mai.
Los bosques secundarios, un “arma” para frenar cambio climático en AL
Científicos mexicanos de tres instituciones públicas participaron en una investigación multinacional que concluyó que los bosques secundarios de América Latina, que son aquellos en los que los árboles volvieron a crecer en terrenos deforestados, ya ocupan más de 2.4 millones de kilómetros cuadrados y contribuyen de manera importante a capturar carbono y a frenar el calentamiento del planeta.
Klimaverhandler pflanzen Optimismus
In Bonn treffen sich ab heute die Diplomaten, um dem Klimavertrag von Paris Leben einzuhauchen.
UN climate chief urges speed as NASA reports record warming
New data from NASA indicates last month was the hottest April since records began in the late 1800s, and the seventh month in a row to break warming records.
Climate Home
Cities 'woefully unprepared' for rising disaster risk: World Bank
Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather and other hazards, particularly as population growth and surging migration put more people in the path of those threats, the World Bank said on Monday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Maldives minister: UN talks must deliver clean power surge
Crashing solar prices are evidence a renewables revolution is upon us and it’s time to deploy it globally
Climate Home
UN-Klimakonferenz arbeitet an konkreten Regeln
Fünf Monate nach dem Abschluss des Pariser Klimaabkommens beraten 196 UN-Mitgliedsstaaten in Bonn über die technische Umsetzung.
China Will Start the World's Largest Carbon Trading Market
Even though China has a non-market economy, it has learned from mistakes in Europe and California
Scientific American
Japan’s plan for emissions cuts under scrutiny after Paris accord
Wrapping up the Group of Seven environment ministers’ meeting Monday, Tamayo Marukawa, as chairwoman of the talks, hailed the “strong political will” demonstrated by the group to implement the landmark Paris climate accord reached last year.
Shaping the deal in Bonn Indian Express
Governments Meet in Bonn to Take Forward Historic UN Paris Climate Agreement
The latest round of UN climate change negotiations get underway on Monday with governments looking to the next steps needed to accelerate the implementation of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement and continue the unprecedented momentum forged in 2015.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Bonn: Todo lo que debe saber de la conferencia sobre cambio climático
Del 16 al 26 de mayo se llevará a cabo en Bonn, Alemania, la reunión de negociación previa a la COP22, en la que se espera se pongan las reglas para que el Acuerdo de París se implemente de manera exitosa. Latinoamérica enfocará sus esfuerzos en incrementar la ambición, negociar adecuadamente la transparencia y seguir promoviendo la adaptación.
El País de Costa Rica
COP22: le Maroc signe l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU, ce lundi à Bonn
Le Maroc signera, ce lundi 16 mai à Bonn, l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU pour l’organisation de la 22ème conférence des parties à la convention cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP22) prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech. Le Maroc signera, ce lundi 16 mai à Bonn, l'Accord de siège avec l'ONU pour l’organisation de la 22ème conférence des parties à la convention cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP22) prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech.
Le 360
COP21: UN Delegates Set for 10 Days of Crunch Climate Talks
The meetings follow the COP21 Earth Day ceremony in New York where 177 countries signed an historic climate change accord.
Gespräche in Bonn zur Umsetzung des Pariser Klima-Abkommens
In Bonn findet die erste Runde der UN-Klimagespräche nach dem Vertrag von Paris statt. Nachdem das Wetter in den ersten Monate des Jahres alle Wärmerekorde gebrochen hat, steigt der Druck, Schutzmaßnahmen umzusetzen.
Deutsche Welle
Accord de Paris : premier test à Bonn - Sauvegarde de l’environnement et des droits de l’homme
Les signataires de l’Accord de Paris sur le climat sont sur le point de rencontrer un premier obstacle la semaine prochaine, lorsqu’ils se réuniront à Bonn, en Allemagne, pour négocier un nouveau mécanisme de financement des projets d’adaptation au climat, a mis en garde vendredi un expert des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies.
Neue Klimarunde startet in Bonn
Die ersten offiziellen Klimaverhandlungen nach dem Pariser Gipfel beginnen heute in Bonn.
Lessons from Clean Development Mechanism Critical to Implementation of Paris Agreement
Experience gained with the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will be critical to the success of the new universal climate change agreement adopted with much excitement in Paris last year, said the United Nations’ top climate change official, Christiana Figueres.
UNFCCC Newsroom
Paris climate agreement has ‘failed’ poor countries, report says
'If global cooperation on climate change is to be inclusive, durable and fair, it must leave no one behind'
The Independent
Environment ministers to urge trading of greenhouse gas cuts
A joint statement of environment ministers of the Group of Seven major countries will encourage popularization of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (see below), which is a scheme implemented by Japan for bilateral trading of credit for greenhouse gas emission reductions, after their meeting to be held Sunday and Monday in Toyama, it was learned Saturday.
The Japan News
Douze millions de dollars pour la lutte contre les changements climatiques
Au cours des deux prochaines années, l’ensemble du programme Action-Climat Québec disposera d’une enveloppe de douze millions de dollars, soit neuf millions de dollars pour des projets d’envergure nationale et trois millions de dollars pour des projets d’envergure locale et régionale annonce le ministre du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, David Heurtel.
Journal Le Nord
World needs action on forest land rights to meet climate goals: Helen Clark
Clark has warned that goals cannot be achieved without a united push to secure land rights for the world's indigenous communities.
Thomson Reuters
ICAO aviation offset market talks yield little progress, seen backtracking on previous agreement
Three-day talks on a deal to launch a market-based offsetting mechanism for international aviation emissions from 2020 wrapped up in Montreal Friday without any firm progress, with some nations even appearing to backtrack on a previous agreement by proposing a ‘pilot’ practice phase and a later start date.
Carbon Pulse
Climat : comment l'aviation civile compte atteindre une croissance neutre en carbone à partir de 2020 alors que le trafic aérien international aura doublé d'ici 2030 et triplé d'ici 2050
Face à l'augmentation du trafic aéronautique, l'organisation de l’aviation civile internationale mise sur le rachat de crédit carbone pour tenir son objectif environnemental.
Pampa Energía invertirá USD 400 millones en proyectos de energía renovable
El grupo argentino Pampa Energía informó este jueves que invertirá USD 400 millones en proyectos de energía térmica y eólica, por hasta 320 megavatios, de ser el ganador en la primera licitación que realizará Argentina a mediados de mayo para obras de energía renovable.
Peru, Sri Lanka get World Bank funding to develop carbon crediting mechanisms
Three countries have received funding under the World Bank’s Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) to set up MRV systems and develop crediting mechanisms that could generate carbon offsets for international buyers.
Carbon Pulse
Erste UN-Klimakonferenz seit dem Pariser Klimaabkommen
In Bonn beginnt am Vormittag die erste UN-Klimakonferenz seit dem Pariser Klimaabkommen.
INTERVIEW: I think the Paris Agreement is something of a relief for every country: Laurence Tubiana Economic Times
Climate activists in New York, Washington state protest fossil fuels
Hundreds of climate change activists in Washington state and New York mobilized on Saturday as part of a global protest against fossil fuels, event organizers said.
Some 1,000 protest against climate change in S. Africa
South African environmentalists converged in Johannesburg on Saturday to demonstrate against climate change.
Obama and Nordic leaders: Economic activity in the Arctic must pass climate test
President Obama and the leaders of five Nordic nations agreed Friday to apply strict environmental standards and climate goals to commercial activities in the Arctic, a pledge that could have major implications for everything from future energy exploration to fishing and shipping in the region.
Washington Post
G-7 environment meeting in Toyama kicks off with call to action
Environment ministers and representatives from Group of Seven nations began a two-day meeting Sunday, with host and chair Japan calling for “concrete action” to implement the landmark climate deal reached in Paris last year.
Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes
Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes, he explains why.
Philippines climate body urges new president to ditch coal
As the Philippines elected Rodrigo Duterte president this week, its Climate Change Commission urged a review of energy policy.
Climate Home
Climate change badly affecting agriculture in Pakistan
Climate change is impacting adversely the agriculture sector of Pakistan and it is need of hour that measures be taken on fast track basis to create awareness about climate change among the farming community.
Daily Times
Time for concrete action at UN climate forum in Germany
Frontline climate diplomats will seek to translate good intentions into concrete action in Bonn Monday when they gather for the first time since hammering through a historic deal in December.
UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into action
UN climate talks resume in Bonn on Monday, the first after the key Paris agreement last December.
Deutsche Welle
Ahead of UN climate talks, world’s poorest urge early action
World must adapt to meet the unavoidable impacts of climate change head on or face the consequences says DRC envoy
Climate Home
Paris accord faces ‘first test’ at meeting on climate adaptation funding – UN rights expert
The signatories to the 2015 Paris Agreement face the first test of their commitment when they meet in Bonn, Germany, next week to negotiate a new mechanism to fund climate adaptation projects, which often displaced indigenous and other communities, a United Nations human rights expert said today.
UN News Centre
Bonn Meet to Take Forward Historic UN Climate Agreement
Just weeks after 176 countries and the 28-nation European Union signed the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement at the United Nations headquarters in New York, governments are gathering at the Bonn UN Climate Change Conference from May 16 to 26, 2016 in Germany.
G-7 ministers to push for Paris climate deal’s early entry into force: draft
Environment ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will agree at their meeting in Toyama to push for the early entry into force of a landmark climate deal reached in Paris last year and express their resolve to show leadership in slashing greenhouse gas emissions, a draft communique of the talks said Friday.
Small nations lead ratification of Paris climate agreement
Small nations keep leading the charge on ratification of the Paris Climate Change Agreement which opened for signing on April 22nd according to a climate change specialist.
Radio New Zealand
More cities — of all sizes — taking the plunge to use 100% renewable energy
When Superstorm Sandy hit eastern Long Island in October 2012, virtually every resident of East Hampton lost power for days, some for weeks.
Argentina to Hold First Auction in Renewable Energy Drive
Hopes to attract around $2.1 billion in investments for production of up to 1,000 megawatts
Wall Street Journal
How we get energy is changing fast — and it’s sparking a huge fight over forecasting the future
For the first time since September 2014, the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Department of Energy’s key data and forecasting branch, has released a set of long-range international energy projections aimed at helping inform public policy.
Washington Post
Build up local data to reach global climate goals
Amid the enthusiasm for its success, the UN’s Paris climate agreement, hammered out last December after two frantic weeks of high-level negotiations, left some big questions unanswered.
BLOG: China’s green finance aims are falling short Financial Times
Kerry hails Paris climate deal as proudest moment in office
Paris Agreement will deliver ‘enormous economic benefits’ US secretary of state tells Oxford Union, hailing it one of his proudest moments
Climate Home
Fund Launched to Help Mountain People Face Climate Change Threat
Jake Norton was on a glacier in northern India. A seemingly impenetrable fortress of sweeping ridges and towering walls of granite, capped by hanging glaciers. It seemed, he said, that nothing could touch it, nothing could beat it down.
Feux de forêts: le changement climatique pointé du doigt
Les scientifiques pointent du doigt le réchauffement climatique dans les gigantesques feux qui viennent de ravager une partie de la province canadienne de l’Alberta, soulignant que la fréquence, la durée et l’intensité des incendies dans les forêts boréales ont nettement augmenté avec la montée des températures.
Journal de Montreal
Le Maroc adapte sa croissance aux changements climatiques
Pour adapter son économie aux variations climatiques, le Maroc a adopté un programme de développement dénommé Plan Maroc Vert (PMV).
Le Magazine du Manager
Poken to deploy digital event technology at the United Nation’s Bonn Climate Change Conference
Poken, the 360º event platform, have announced that in partnership with Climeworks, it will deploy its digital event technology at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Bonn Climate Change Conference, taking place May 16 – 26 in Bonn, Germany.
Alemania logra autoabastecerse con energías renovables
Alemania es un país vanguardista en muchos aspectos, pero probablemente en el que se sitúa como líder más destacado a nivel mundial es en el energético.
Computer Hoy
Satélites que vigilan el cambio climático extenderán su vida útil
CryoSat y Smos continuarán después de 2017, fecha prevista para el fin de su misión.
La Tercera
Espiral de calor: el gráfico que mejor explica el cambio climático
Exponer de forma gráfica la evolución del cambio climático no siempre es fácil. Ahora el profesor Ed Hawkins, climatólogo de la Universidad de Reading (Reino Unido) ha conseguido presentar los datos acumulados durante los últimos años de una forma innovadora y realmente clara.
La Vanguardia
United Nations Seen as Likely Choice for Airline Pollution Cuts
A carbon market run by the United Nations is emerging as the most probable supplier of the emissions credits necessary to curb greenhouse gas pollution from the world’s airline industry, according to a group that develops ways to verify carbon reductions.
Raising Walls Against the Sea
Facing the bleak prospect of millions of its citizens being displaced in coming years due to storms and sea level rise caused by climate change, Bangladesh is building up existing coastal embankments in a bid to protect coastal lands and people.
Japan, Indonesia issue first carbon offset credits under JCM
Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) has passed an important milestone as the first ever carbon credits have been issued under the programme for emission cuts achieved at two projects in Indonesia.
Carbon Pulse
Namibia: Accessing Green Climate Fund
The Green Climate Fund is the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the end of 2011.
The Namibian
New Zealand ETS lacks bite due to missing cap -researchers
A lack of certainty over supply is stopping the New Zealand emissions trading scheme from working effectively, and the government should introduce a fixed GHG cap and provide clarity over future international supply to help drive domestic carbon cuts, according to one of the market’s architects.
Carbon Pulse
Climate change impact faced head on
Climate change is tipped to alter New Zealand's wines, shift crops and present new challenges for forestry and farming. With more than two hundred million litres of wine shipping out of the country each year, some clever thinking will be needed to meet the international palate as our growing conditions alter over our heads and under our very feet.
NZ Herald
COMMENT: One way to sell a tax on carbon: Cut other taxes GreenBiz
How scared or hopeful should we be in a warming world? Guardian
UN climate science chief: it's not too late to avoid dangerous temperature rise
Hoesung Lee, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, voices hope in battle against 2C increase in warming but warns of ‘phenomenal’ costs
Businesses join new EP100 campaign to boost energy productivity
Non-profit Climate Group launches global EP100 programme to encourage firms to double energy productivity by 2030
Marrakech : Le premier coup de pioche au site du village de la COP22
Les travaux d’aménagement du site de Bab Ighli, village de la COP22, ont été lancés mardi à Marrakech en présence de plusieurs personnalités, a annoncé le Comité de pilotage chargé de l'organisation de la COP22.
Les Eco
Shell unveils vision of 2C-compatible energy future
Shell has published analysis for the first time on what it would take to meet international climate goals.
Climate Home
United Nations Seen as Likely Choice for Airline Pollution Cuts
A carbon market run by the United Nations is emerging as the most probable supplier of the emissions credits necessary to curb greenhouse gas pollution from the world’s airline industry, according to a group that develops ways to verify carbon reductions.
Changement climatique : le coût de l'adaptation pourrait atteindre 500 milliards $ par an d'ici 2050
Le coût de l'adaptation au changement climatique dans les pays en développement pourrait atteindre entre 140 et 300 milliards de dollars par an en 2030, et entre 280 et 500 milliards de dollars par an d'ici 2050, selon un nouveau rapport du Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement (PNUE). Un chiffre quatre à cinq fois plus élevé que les estimations précédentes.
Así está desapareciendo el hielo de los polos por culpa del cambio climático
El cambio climático ya es una realidad. El incremento de las temperaturas como consecuencia de los gases de efecto invernadero está provocando, entre otros problemas, el deshielo de los casquetes polares
France Seeks German Support for Carbon Emissions Floor Price
French Environment and Energy Minister Segolene Royal plans a domestic floor price for carbon of about five times the current European level and hopes Germany and other European nations will follow.
Climate changing for company profits
It's no secret that many countries want to shift towards a low carbon society. But big investors want to know what that means for company profits - and they've developed a tool to help them pick the best stocks.
Deutsche Welle
El riesgo del cambio climático obliga a repensar las inversiones financieras
El cambio climático plantea escenarios de riesgo para los activos financieros, en la mayoría de los casos desconocidos por los inversores, por lo que los expertos internacionales en esta materia reclaman a los países nuevos marcos regulatorios que tengan en cuenta la variable del calentamiento.
Ultima Hora
Los países de la OCDE desligan aumento de la energía y emisiones de CO2
Es posible desligar el crecimiento económico y la producción de energía del aumento de las emisiones de CO2, como lo demuestra el último informe publicado por la Agencia Internacional de la Energía (AIE) sobre la evolución de la producción de energía y el crecimiento económico y la progresión de las emisiones de CO2 en los países de la OCDE.
UNFCCC Newsroom
World's carbon dioxide concentration teetering on the point of no return
Future in which global concentration of CO2 is permanently above 400 parts per million looms
Global photo contest promotes climate change adaptation
The Adaptation Fund - from which Jamaica is benefitting to the tune of $10 million - has launched a global photo competition to promote readiness of the world's coasts and watersheds for climate change.
Jamaica Gleaner
BLOG: Why the Paris Climate Agreement Is a Treaty Huffington Post
ANALYSIS: ICAO climate talks reach crunch time, but deal poised to exempt most aviation emissions Carbon Pulse
Smart infrastructure is the key to sustainable development (Luis Alberto Moreno and Nicholas Stern) Guardian
World’s vulnerable must be at the heart of a low carbon transition (By Teresa Ribera and Michael Zammit Cutajar) Climate Home
How to better align climate goals with sustainable development Carbon Brief
Carbon-offset deal would cost airlines $6.2 billion in 2025: IATA
A global market-based measure to curb aviation emissions would cost the airline industry up to $6.2 billion in the year 2025, but carriers could face higher charges if governments fail to reach a deal by October, the International Air Transport Association said.
Transport aérien : 5,4 milliards d’euros pour compenser les émissions de CO2
Selon l’Association internationale du transport aérien (IATA), si les gouvernements ne parviennent pas à trouver un accord d’ici octobre la facture sera très élevée pour le secteur.
Les Echos
El cambio climático costará hasta 440.000 millones de aquí a 2050
El coste de adaptación al cambio climático de los países en desarrollo podría ascender a entre 280.000 y 500.000 millones de dólares (de 246.000 a 440.000 millones de euros) al año hasta 2050, unas cifras que cuadruplican o quintuplican los cálculos previos.
IETA presses for rapid steps to further international emission trade
Carbon trading business association IETA is urging governments to build on the Paris Agreement by furthering rules to stimulate international emissions trade.
Carbon Pulse
India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint
How does a country bring its people into the 21st century without pumping huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere? This challenge is more acute in India than anywhere else.
Cinco islas del Pacífico desaparecen víctimas del cambio climático
El calentamiento global, el consiguiente aumento del nivel de los mares y la erosión han condenado a la desaparición a cinco de las islas del archipiélago de Salomón, ubicado a poco más de 1.500 kilómetros al noreste de Australia. Allí viven unas 640.000 personas.
La Tribuna
Headlines 'exaggerated' climate link to sinking of Pacific islands
Report’s author says many media outlets have misinterpreted the science by conflating sea-level rise with climate change
How Rising CO2 Levels May Contribute to Die-Off of Bees
As they investigate the factors behind the decline of bee populations, scientists are now eyeing a new culprit — soaring levels of carbon dioxide, which alter plant physiology and significantly reduce protein in important sources of pollen.
Yale Environment 360
In Novel Tactic on Climate Change, Citizens Sue Their Governments
Global warming is already disrupting the planet’s weather. Now it is having an impact on the courts, as well, as adults and children around the world try to enlist the judiciary in their efforts to blunt climate change.
NY Times
Climate Change Leaves Kashmir’s Economy High and Dry
Trudging barefoot on his two-acre piece of land, 57-year-old Mukhtar Ahmad has little hope of growing any crops this year due to the sudden dry spell that has struck Kashmir’s winter.
French Fromage Is Powering the Whey Ahead
Being environmental is cheesy. After all, fermented fromage is fueling the southeastern town of Albertville, offering hope to a country that plans to halve its nuclear energy output by 2025.
Let’s Not Forget Disaster Risk as we Rush to Adapt to Climate Change
Helping at-risk communities adapt to climate change impacts is an important part of the Paris Climate Change agreement, but adaptation will not be complete without considering disaster risk.
Global Warming Cited as Wildfires Increase in Fragile Boreal Forest
Scientists say the near-destruction of Fort McMurray
last week by a wildfire is the latest indication that
the vital boreal forest is at risk from climate change.
NY Times
Canada. Le feu pourrait libérer le CO2 enfermé dans les sols gelés
Les incendies de forêt qui ravagent l’Alberta risquent de se propager et de relâcher dans l’atmosphère du dioxyde de carbone contenu depuis des milliers d’années dans les sols gelés, contribuant encore davantage au changement climatique.
Courrier International
Aumenta el número de incendios provocados por el cambio climático
El enorme y prematuro incendio en la provincia canadiense de Alberta es tan solo el ejemplo más reciente de la situación climática del planeta, que se volvió más caliente y tiene un clima más extremo.
El Día
UN climate action database enjoys big business boost
NAZCA climate change commitments now total more than 11,000 as UNFCCC launches global campaign to raise awareness of actions pledged the world
ONU lanza una campaña para mostrar acciones contra Cambio Climático
La acción climática de ciudades, empresas, regiones e inversores continúa con fuerza después de la conferencia sobre el cambio climático de París. Así lo demuestra la incorporación de unas 50 nuevas acciones en el portal de la ONU que muestra la acción del sector privado y la ambición de las autoridades locales.
El Heraldo
PM resolves to keep climate change on the front burner
In sharing his experience while at the recent US Caribbean Central American Energy Summit in Washington, DC, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said issues of climate change and the environment will have to be taken more seriously if the country is to see real development.
jamaica Gleaner
China's Shanghai allows use of surplus permits in extended carbon scheme
The Shanghai carbon market, one of China's pilot emissions trading schemes, will allow participants to use surplus permits from the last three years of trading to comply with emissions targets over 2016-2018, the local government said on Monday.
Reuters Africa
Diminution des émissions de CO2 en 2015
Le rapport réalisé par l'Agence d'information sur l'énergie américaine (EIA) fait ressortir que les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) ont diminué de 12% en 2015 par rapport à 2005, ajoutant que cette chute s'explique principalement par la baisse de l'utilisation du charbon dans la production d'électricité.
Le Matin
S&P: Banks that ignore climate risk face credit downgrade
Banks face credit rating downgrade if they fail to address risks associated with climate change, S&P warned this week.
Climate Home
New York Plans to Make Fighting Climate Change Good Business
A governor wants to lead on green energy. The state’s utilities are nervously falling in line. Young entrepreneurs are buzzing, determined to be part of the generation that finally solves climate change.
NY Times
Sudan: First Sudanese Project to Enter the Global Carbon Market
The carbon stabilization is the first project for minimization of emissions to be carried out in the forests sector in Sudan aimed at marketing the idea of the global carbon market financed by the Global Environment Facility and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of the mechanism for minimization of the carbon dioxide emissions.
All Africa
El cambio climático disuelve la base de los arrecifes
La creciente acidez del agua de mar debido al calentamiento global está disolviendo parte de la caliza de los arrecifes coralinos en algunos de los Cayos de Florida, revela un nuevo estudio. Es algo que los científicos esperaban, pero no tan pronto.
AP/La Hora
Total s'offre une entreprise spécialiste des batteries pour près d'un milliard d'euros
Le dossier sur lequel Total planche depuis plusieurs mois et maintenant clôt. Ce lundi, le géant pétrolier français a officialisé une offre d’achat de 950 millions d'euros sur Saft, une entreprise française spécialiste des batteries de haute technologie pour l’industrie
Isle de Jean Charles: climate change submerges US island
Isle de Jean Charles is a coastal island near the mouth of the Mississippi in Louisiana. Climate change is causing the island to vanish under the waves and so residents are getting ready to move to higher ground.
Deutsche Welle
Uruguay generó 100% de su electricidad con energía renovable
La energía eléctrica consumida en Uruguay durante las últimas 24 horas provino en su totalidad de fuentes de energía renovables, informó hoy una empresa especializada en reducción de costos energéticos.
El Nuevo Día
Indian farmers battle water crisis
Shivanand Baswantpati’s pomegranate trees, once a steady source of income, lie withered and prone across his rocky field, fit for nothing but firewood.
Financial Times
ANALYSIS: Four-year old lawsuit looming larger on California carbon market
A four-year old lawsuit brought by manufacturers against California’s carbon market, and specifically its auctioning system, has become the top concern among the scheme’s participants, who fear that it could deter other states from joining the WCI programme while stifling investment.
Carbon Pulse
Climate change: Five Islands in the South Pacific 'completely lost to rising seas'
Rising sea levels and erosion have caused five islands in the South Pacific to completely disappear, researchers have said.
The Independent
Changement climatique : cinq îles des Salomon disparues sous les eaux du Pacifique
Cinq îles des Salomon, dans le Pacifique, ont disparu en raison de la montée des eaux et de l’érosion côtière, selon une étude scientifique australienne publiée samedi 7 mai. Six autres sont fortement touchées.
Le Monde
El cambio climático es el mayor riesgo mundial de la década
Un informe del Foro Económico Mundial alerta de que la crisis ecológica provocará migraciones masivas, hambrunas y nuevos conflictos
La Opinión de Murcia
UN climate officials release negotiation plan through 2018
Countries will not be excluded from talks for being slow to ratify Paris Agreement, say summit hosts
Climate Home
Philippines investigates Shell and Exxon over climate change
A legal case will consider if the emissions of 50 fossil fuel companies violate the human rights of those hit by extreme weather
El calor extremo provocará un gran éxodo en Oriente Medio y el norte de África
Gran parte de Oriente Medio y del norte de África podrían llegar a ser inhabitables debido al cambio climático a mediados de este siglo, porque las olas de calor se multiplicarían por 10 y las temperaturas rondarían entre los 46ºC por el día y los 30ºC por la noche, lo que empujaría a un éxodo masivo de refugiados climáticos. Esta es la principal conclusión de un estudio realizado por investigadores del Instituto Max Planck de Química (Alemania) y publicado en la revista «Climatic Change».
ONU y BM buscan cambio ‘radical' para frenar el cambio climático
Científicos, alcaldes y políticos globales se citaron en Washington para tratar soluciones ‘prácticas' con el objetivo impulsar ‘un cambio radical' e ‘irreversible' en la economía que haga frente al calentamiento global.
La Estrella
Unofficial link between US carbon markets emerges from trader losses
Operators of the two US carbon markets may be starting to consider linking options for their cap-and-trade schemes, but a somewhat loose and informal connection between the two programmes has emerged out of a few traders’ profit and loss books.
Carbon Pulse
Farmers can weather climate change with financing
Livingstone Merian Kalala, a farmer in Solwezi, the capital of the North- Western Province of Zambia, knows firsthand that climate change is posing massive problems for agricultural productivity.
Daily News
La première ville solaire des États-Unis va sortir de terre
Au cœur de la Floride, la construction d'une cité un peu particulière s'accélère. Imaginée par l’ex-joueur de football américain Syd Kitson, Babcock Ranch sera la première "cité verte" du pays.
Top UN Climate Change Executive, Christiana Figueres, Wins Prestigious Joan Bavaria Sustainability Award
Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has been awarded the Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets.
Women’s wisdom ‘crucial’ to beating climate change
When females were included in planning projects, changes lasted longer
Times of Malta
Ikea Investing in Renewable Energy, Starts Selling Solar Panel in the UK
The Swedish furniture giant is going out of its comfort zone. They're surprisingly famous for their celebrated Swedish meatballs and now, they ventured in selling solar panels too.
Nature World News
OPINION: Why development should focus on climate adaptation Eco-Business
Climate change: United Nations' Ban Ki-moon says time to scale up climate change action
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned action on climate change must be faster and broader in order to turn the Paris deal promises to combat global warming into concrete measures.
Secretario general de ONU llama a "un cambio radical de la economía global"
El secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, apostó hoy por un "cambio radical en la economía global" que facilite un crecimiento económico sostenible, en la apertura de la Cumbre de Acción Climática, que busca soluciones específicas para aplicar los Acuerdos de París del pasado año.
La Vanguardia
Mobilisation internationale pour concrétiser l'accord de Paris
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon et un parterre de personnalités se sont réunis jeudi à Washington pour discuter des moyens de concrétiser l'accord de Paris sur le climat, qu'il faut « appliquer dès que possible », selon M. Ban.
Governments, Business Leaders Urge Action on Climate Change
If the world's governments, particularly those in developing countries, continue to increase their reliance on coal and other fossil fuels, "we are finished. That was the sobering assessment of World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim during his opening statement Thursday at the World Climate Summit in Washington.
Voice of America
US identifies priority areas to help Caribbean economies grow
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has identified what he regarded as three priority areas in which the Obama Administration would like the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean to grow and thrive.
Jamaica Observer
EEUU compromete ayuda a la independencia energética del Caribe y Centroamérica
Estados Unidos se comprometió el miércoles a destinar fondos para promover la independencia energética del Caribe y Centroamérica, en una cumbre en Washington con líderes de ambas regiones que, asegura, no es "en contra de Venezuela".
NGOs see post-Paris surge in companies taking on GHG goals
Dozens of large corporations have taken on voluntary 2 degrees C-aligned emissions reduction targets since the Paris Agreement, though the list is very light on big-emitting heavy industry.
Carbon Pulse
Airline Watchdog Said to Weigh 2 Forest Credits for Offsets
The International Civil Aviation Organization is considering new rules that would require airlines to buy two forest-protection emission credits for each metric ton of carbon dioxide, double the typical amount, amid concern over the permits’ environmental credibility, according to two people with direct knowledge of negotiations.
Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease
Climate change may boost rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys, researchers report.
U.S. News
El cambio climático podría acelerar las tasas de enfermedad renal crónica
El cambio climático acelerará las tasas de enfermedad renal crónica causada por la deshidratación y el estrés por calor, según un estudio que se publica en 'Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology' (CJASN). Los resultados sugieren que un trastorno llamada nefropatía por estrés térmico puede representar una enfermedad de poblaciones olvidadas, pero que puede surgir como una de las principales causas de mala salud de los riñones en un futuro próximo.
Rwanda: Bientôt la moitié du pays sous energie solaire
« Voici venir votre rayon de soleil », peut-on lire sur une pancarte à l’entrée de la première centrale solaire d’envergure en Afrique de l’Est.
Chinese banks face $1.26 trillion carbon risk –report
The natural capital cost of carbon emissions associated with Chinese commercial banks’ outstanding credit to 35 sectors of the economy in 2014 totalled $1.26 trillion, according to a report by environmental consultancy Trucost.
Carbon Pulse
EU lawmakers want to increase free carbon allowance share
The largest political group in the European Parliament said on Wednesday it wants a greater proportion of EU carbon permits to be handed out free to industry from 2020.
As global temperatures rise, children must be central climate change debates
Rising temperatures, rising sea levels and the increasing likelihood of extreme weather will all alter children's lives and the lives of their own children.
Science Daily
Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein
The need for fossil fuels is destroying regions and communities, causing war and famine in the process, argues the activist and author
The Guardian
COMMENT: Fort McMurray and the Fires of Climate Change  New Yorker
BLOG: Why Indigenous People Should Care About California’s Cap-and-Trade Program Huffington Post
UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate office
Ban Ki-moon says he will appoint Patricia Espinosa Cantellano as new chief of UNFCCC, as climate talks shift from setting goals to carrying them out
Environnement et climat : nomination des nouveaux chefs du PNUE et de la CCNUCC
Le secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a annoncé mardi la nomination du nouveau directeur exécutif du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) et de la nouvelle secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC).
Patricia Espinosa, nominada para liderar la oficina del cambio climático de la ONU
La diplomática mexicana Patricia Espinosa, actual embajadora de México en Berlín, ha sido nominada por el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, para liderar la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC), con sede en Bonn (Alemania).
El Periodico
Water scarcity threatens growth and stability, study warns
Worsening water scarcity fuelled by climate change could cost regions such as the Middle East and northern Africa up to 6 per cent of their gross domestic product in less than 35 years, the World Bank has warned.
Financial Times
Ex-Mexican foreign minister Espinosa nominated as U.N. climate chief
Former Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa has been nominated to be the new U.N. climate chief, helping to bolster a 2015 Paris Agreement to shift the world economy from fossil fuels, officials said on Tuesday.
Phasing out coal, oil and gas extraction in US would drastically cut emissions
The reduction would slash greenhouse gas emissions by 100m tonnes a year by 2030 and even more after that, comparing well to other proposed measures
Changement climatique : l’État de Washington condamné après la plainte d’un groupe d’enfants
Un juge a ordonné à l'État de Washington de produire un plan de réduction des émissions de CO2 d'ici la fin de l'année, qualifiant la situation "d’urgente". Le juge a ainsi estimé que l'État a le devoir de "préserver, protéger et améliorer la qualité de l'air pour les générations actuelles et futures".
Germany to exit coal power 'well before 2050' : draft document
Coal-fired power production in Germany should come to an end "well before 2050", according to a draft environment ministry document seen by Reuters on Tuesday on how Europe's biggest economy can achieve its climate goals.
Price of Carbon Credits Rises In Europe, Which is a Good Thing
Whatever your thoughts are on trading carbon credits to reduce the levels of heat-trapping emissions, European leaders think they are making progress
Energy Manager Today
Así actuará Colombia frente al cambio climático
En 2015 los países del mundo adoptaron un acuerdo histórico que le hace frente a uno de los mayores desafíos de este siglo: el cambio climático. La cita fue en diciembre en París, durante la Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático.
El Espectador
Norway wealth fund turns up climate heat on Exxon and Chevron
Norway's $872-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, said it would press U.S. oil majors ExxonMobil and Chevron to do more to report on the risks of climate change.
Climate change funds yet to benefit Tuvalu
Tuvalu's Finance Minister says Tuvalu is yet to see the benefit of $US10 million in green climate funds allocated to Tuvalu to help it adapt to climate change.
Radio New Zealand
European Commission publishes ‘naughty list’ for 2015 EU ETS compliance
Around 95 installations have been marked by the European Commission as being non-compliant for not surrendering enough carbon allowances or offsets against their emissions for last year, according to data published this week.
Carbon Pulse
Uganda: Tea Farmers Group Recognised for Efforts to Combat Climate Change
In the face of global challenges like climate change, there are communities working towards adapting their business accordingly while conserving the environment.
The Monitor
Broker Faces Tax Trial Over Clients' $1.7 Billion Carbon Trades
A Polish carbon brokerage that handled contracts valued at 1.44 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in about six months for firms suspected of a tax fraud went on trial in Paris on Monday over its role as a possible accomplice.
General Electric veut être un leader dans les énergies renouvelables
Depuis l'acquisition il y a six mois d'Alstom Énergie, le géant américain affiche son ambition de devenir un acteur incontournable dans le renouvelable. Le groupe est ainsi intéressé par la reprise de l'activité d'Areva dans l'éolien en mer.
Le Figaro
Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight
The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, took off Monday from near San Francisco en route to the southwest city of Phoenix.
Paris climate change pact will go further than previous deals: Experts
Panellists on Channel NewsAsia’s Perspectives programme say more is still needed to get businesses to change their ways, after landmark agreement.
Channel NewsAsia
Access Power: Why Africa is the next frontier for solar energy
Africa is at the "epicentre" of the global challenge to overcome energy poverty, according to the International Energy Agency. Data from 2012 shows the average energy use per person in Africa is around 600kWh, compared to a global average of more than 3,000kWh.
Part of the solution (Michael Zammit Cutajar) Malta Today
Climate change to shrink economies by mid-century as water woes grow
Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday.
Hiindustan Times
Climate Leaders look to build on Paris Agreement in the week ahead
Lawmakers may have left town with Congress on break this week, but hundreds of government officials, business leaders, philanthropists and academics will flock to Washington, D.C., this week to talk about climate change.
Bloomberg BNA
Le Maroc lance son initiative «AAA» pour l’Afrique
Le Maroc a présenté, lors de la conférence ministérielle, tenue en marge du SIAM (26 avril au 1er mai à Meknès, , sa proposition pour le volet agricole en préparation à la COP22, prévue en novembre à Marrakech.
La moitié des investisseurs ignorent le changement climatique-étude
Près de la moitié des 500 plus gros investisseurs mondiaux ne font rien pour tenter, via leurs placements, d'influer sur le changement climatique, montre une étude publiée lundi.
EU emitters convert 22.66 million offsets for 2015 emission swap
Companies covered by the EU ETS exchanged 22.66 million international credits – all CERs – for use in the scheme over the past year, well down on the previous two years, the European Commission said.
Carbon Pulse
RGGI Ponders Possible Trading With Non-Member States
Officials from participating states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) plan to spend the next several months evaluating potential modifications to the program, including the possibility of allowing trading with states that are not participants in the regional cap-and-trade program.
Bloomberg BNA
Britain leads charge in renewables
If you had to say which country has the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Europe’s biggest floating solar park and electricity from the dregs of Fruit Pastilles, you might not guess it was the UK.
Financial Times
Solar energy could earn Ghana $38m yearly – UNEP
A strategy proposal by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for increasing solar energy use in Ghana, estimates that Ghana could earn $38 million from energy exports with a 100-megawatt solar plant in the north.
Israël au coeur d’un projet écologique révolutionnaire
La plus grande tour solaire du monde sera prête pour 2017 dans le désert du Néguev
Times of Israel
Fiji’s Green Climate Fund grant, a precedent for other climate vulnerable nations – ADB expert
Accessing US$31 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to climate proof Fiji’s water supply and wastewater system project has been described a ‘precedent’ for other climate vulnerable countries that will seek funding support for water related projects.
Pacific Islands News Association
Pour Greenpeace, le Tafta va à l'encontre de la COP21
Greenpeace a dévoilé lundi matin plusieurs documents dévoilant les dessous des accords du Tafta, le traité de libre-échange entre l'Europe et les Etats-Unis.
Con los bonos verdes no sólo ganas dinero
Una inversión en bonos verdes no sólo es rentable en términos puramente monetarios, sino que florece en un mayor prestigio para tu marca
Why forests will make or break the climate fight
Forests are huge carbon sinks that can help fight climate change, but are rapidly being cleared due to economic and social pressures for land and agricultural commodities. How can the global community balance the economic value of forests with their climate benefits?
Osos polares deben nadar más por cambio climático
Biólogos de la Universidad de Alberta, Canadá, advierten que las largas distancias que recorren estos animales en el mar pueden ser perjudiciales: pierden mucho peso y aumenta el riesgo de hipotermia.
El Espectador
Ex astronauta con cáncer terminal lucha contra el cambio climático
En el Centro Espacial de Goddard en Greenbelt, Maryland, a unos 20 kilómetros de Washington, Sellers integra un equipo de alrededor de 1,500 científicos que trabajan en climatología y analizando información satelital.
Vanguardia (Mexico)
Resettling the First American ‘Climate Refugees’
Around the globe, governments are confronting the reality that as human-caused climate change warms the planet, rising sea levels, stronger storms, increased flooding, harsher droughts and dwindling freshwater supplies could drive the world’s most vulnerable people from their homes.
NY Times
OPINION: The race for a sustainable investment in the ‘post-Paris’ landscape BusinessGreen
Can the World Bank make renewable energy cheaper?
World Bank President Jim Kim has been a vocal supporter of the Paris climate agreement signed last month by representatives from 175 nations. But Kim is on another climate mission too: to make the specifics of the Paris climate agreement matter less by building the economic case for renewable energy.
OPINION: Shift to clean energy calls for new politics Korea Herald
China’s Hunan province sets absolute CO2 target for 2020
Hunan in south-central China will limit its 2020 CO2 emissions to around 510 million tonnes, a provincial government plan said, making it one of the first provinces to set an absolute cap on CO2 emissions.
Half of leading investors ignoring climate change: study
Almost half of the world's top 500 investors are doing nothing to address climate change through their investments, a study showed on Monday.
La France propose une Déclaration des droits de l'humanité à l'ONU
Le président de la République, François Hollande, a transmis jeudi le texte de la Déclaration universelle des droits de l’humanité au secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, a appris 20 Minutes ce samedi.
UNDP: Paris Agreement, a 'priority' for Peru Congress
Ratifying the Paris Agreement on Climate Change must be deemed a priority by the Peruvian Congress, since it is essential for the country to continue growing and facing poverty, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) affirmed.
Anne Hidalgo, une super-maire pour le climat ?
Elle veut mobiliser autour du climat. Candidate pour pré­sider le «C40 Cities», un réseau formé par 83 des plus grandes villes du monde, Anne Hidalgo a posé dimanche les jalons de son programme pour fédérer les élus internationaux, ­autour de l’environnement.
Direct Matin
Mettre en application l'Accord de Paris et soutenir les pays vulnérables
«La COP 21 a été celle de l’engagement et grâce à la contribution de tous, la COP 22 sera celle de l’action», a déclaré Hakima El Haïti, envoyée spéciale pour la mobilisation au sein du Comité de pilotage de la COP 22 prévue du 7 au 18 novembre à Marrakech.
Le Matin
EU Market: EUAs fall further after rally but notch 3.5% weekly gain
European carbon prices declined for a second straight day on Friday on profit-taking, falling further away from Wednesday’s three-month peak of €7.07 but still notching a weekly 3.5% gain.
Carbon Pulse
DiCaprio llega hasta la NASA en lucha por el cambio climático
Desde hace varios meses, el actor Leonardo DiCaprio está recorriendo diversos rincones del mundo como parte del rodaje de un nuevo documental sobre el cambio climático.
El Universal
Honolulu might be sunk due to climate change
In Hawaii, natural landmarks fill the role of the mainland’s cardinal directions. That means saying a place is toward the mountains (mauka) or toward the sea (makai) but also, if you’re in Honolulu, toward or away from iconic Diamond Head, the volcanic ridge that steals the skyline from neighboring Waikiki Beach, where a less natural feature—the Ala Wai Canal—defines the area.
Arte devorado por el cambio climático
Las emisiones de CO2 generan cambios en la atmósfera que provocan lluvia cada vez más ácida
El Mundo
Le géant pétrolier norvégien investit dans l'éolien
Le géant pétrolier Statoil s'intéresse de près aux projets d'énergie renouvelable en Europe.
Korean landfill firm converts 850k CERs into domestic offsets
South Korea’s Sudokwon Landfill Corp. has converted 856,000 CERs into offsets eligible in the domestic emissions trading scheme, taking the company’s total tally of cancelled UN offsets to over 2.2 million.
Carbon Pulse
Climate Change: NNPC pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to take practical steps towards ensuring low carbon emissions in its operations in line with the global Paris agreement in December 2015.
Today (Nigeria)
Solar Impulse 2 takes flight for second round
Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, is to take flight again on Monday.
How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car
In Paris cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution.
New opportunities exist in context of changing climate
Humans have managed to change the atmosphere on a global scale, and as a result the planet is warming up
Irish Times
E-mobility to drive Europe toward decarbonization
Transportation is a basic element of our lives, but also a major source of emissions. E-mobility is spreading around Europe as an alternative to fossil-fuel-powered vehicles - but financial challenges remain.
Deutsche Welle
COMMENT: Why we must work together to make a low-carbon world a reality Guld Business
EU court overturns carbon market free quotas
The EU's top court on Thursday overturned free quotas for the bloc's carbon market up to 2030, a key part of strategies to curb global warming emissions.
EU High Court Rules Against Businesses on Carbon Credits
The European Union’s highest court on Thursday ordered the European Commission to adjust its emissions-trading program in a way that could raise costs for some of the bloc’s biggest companies.
Wall Street Journal
Rising heat at work is major new climate threat: U.N.
Searing temperatures will cost emerging economies up to 10 percent in lost daytime working hours, if countries do not cut planet-warming emissions further than they have promised so far, U.N. agencies and international labor bodies said on Thursday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
El cambio climático se ceba con las especies ya más amenazadas
Un estudio con los antílopes africanos muestra que los animales con hábitat más reducidos serán los más afectados por el calentamiento global
El País
G-77 Should Adopt South-South Climate Change Program of Action: Ambassador Djoghlaf
The 134 members of the Group of 77 and China (G-77) made their mark on the Paris Climate Change Agreement and should now adopt a program of action to implement it, Ambassador Ahmed Djoghlaf told IPS in a recent interview.
'We will have climate refugees': U.S. secretary talks Arctic climate change
Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the key to dealing with climate change in the Arctic is to have "real conversations" with the Inuit peoples who live there.
Marruecos desvela su hoja de ruta para la próxima cumbre climática COP22
El Gobierno de Marruecos desveló hoy su hoja de ruta para llevar a buen puerto la próxima cumbre internacional sobre el cambio climático (COP22) que se organizará del 7 al 18 de noviembre en la ciudad de Marrakech.
Investor network says utilities should face climate change stress tests
Electric utilities should undergo stress tests to show how their business models are in line with limiting global warming, a global network of investors said on Friday.
Le changement climatique fragilise un milliard de travailleurs
’augmentation de la température due au changement climatique touche le monde du travail, mais la prise en compte du phénomène est plutôt récente.
Le Monde
BID anuncia préstamo por $25 para combate de cambio climático en Honduras
Autoridades del gabinete Económico, anunciaron hoy que el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) brindara un préstamo que asciende a los 25 millones de dólares, para contrarrestar los efectos del cambio climático.
European Union proposes 39-point policy plan for the Arctic
The EU's executive has developed the bloc's first integrated policy for the Arctic, focusing on 39 actions. The proposals center on the environment, sustainable development and international cooperation.
Deutsche Welle
Green Climate Fund Accreditation Sends Positive Signals For Nature Based Solutions
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a well-known champion for nature-based solutions, the natural and green infrastructure that leverages ecosystems to both mitigate and adapt to a changing climate
Ecosystem Marketplace
Comment Ikea aide ses clients à devenir producteurs d'électricité
Le géant suédois a trouvé un moyen simple pour aider les consommateurs à prendre soin de la planète.
Climate finance must be based on science Climate Home
From Paris to Marrakesh: The Winding Road to a Global Agreement Environmental Leader
EU Carbon Surges as Lawmakers Mull Ways to Strengthen Market
The price of emitting greenhouse gases in the European Union jumped to the highest in more than three months as politicians floated new plans to strengthen the world’s biggest cap-and-trade program.
Bruselas presenta acciones para atajar el cambio climático y promover el desarrollo sostenible en el Ártico
La Comisión Europea ha presentado este miércoles un paquete con 39 acciones para contribuir a atajar el cambio climático y preservar la protección ambiental en el Ártico, así como para promover el desarrollo sostenible de sus recursos y la cooperación internacional en una zona cada vez más importante para los intereses de la UE, incluidos pesqueros y energéticos.
La Vanguardia
China still undecided on ICAO offset scheme
China has not yet taken a position on a global market-based measure (MBM) being negotiated by the UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the EU's commissioner for transport, Violeta Bulc, has said.
Ethiopia: Overview of Climate Resilient Green Economy
Ethiopia is one of the countries in Africa dominated by agricultural society and agriculture contributes 38.8 percent to its GDP, more than 80 percent of livelihood and export.
Ethiopian Herald
Europe : quel impact aurait une hausse du prix du CO2 ?
Les pays membres de l’Union européenne ont réaffirmé en décembre dernier, au cours de la Conférence des Nations unies sur le changement climatique, leur objectif de réduire de 40 % les émissions de gaz à effet de serre d’ici 2030.
Por unanimidad, diputados avalan reformas a ley sobre cambio climático
La Cámara de Diputados aprobó por unanimidad tres dictámenes para reformar la Ley General de Cambio Climático, con el objetivo de hacer frente a este problema que ya afecta al país.
El Banco Mundial enfrenta el cambio climático
El Banco Mundial anunció el jueves 7 de abril, en Washington, un nuevo plan para combatir el cambio climático a través del cual se propone invertir una suma que deberá alcanzar 25 millardos de dólares para el año para el 2020.
El Nacional
Climate Change Threatens Health of Pacific Island Nations
In the urgent campaign to cut carbon emissions and curb global warming, perhaps the most poignant call to action are images of rising sea levels gnawing away at isolated, low-lying Pacific islands where citizens could lose their countries.
Circle of Blue
US$900 million available for climate change programmes
New Commonwealth secretary general, Baroness Patricia Scotland, is on her way to Belize to spearhead the establishment of a climate change centre to assist Jamaica and other member states affected by climate change.
jamaica Gleaner
India’s worst drought in 50 years is shutting down farms, hospitals, and schools
India is suffering. In the midst of the worst drought it has seen in half a century, some 330 million people are currently affected, reports the government.
Deep-sea biodiversity impacted by climate change's triple threat
A new study found that vulnerability of deep-sea biodiversity to climate change's triple threat -- rising water temperatures, and decreased oxygen, and pH levels -- is not uniform across the world's oceans.
Science Daily
Airlines will be CDM’s lifeline, but expect CER price slump first, say analysts
Demand for carbon offsets from airlines can provide a lifeline to the ailing CDM, which in return will be able to comfortably provide supply to an upcoming international market-based mechanism for civil aviation over the next decade, analysts say.
Carbon Pulse
SFU study taps indigenous stories to paint picture of climate change
Researchers at Simon Fraser University have analyzed observations of temperature and rainfall from 92,000 indigenous and non-indigenous people in an effort to fill in knowledge gaps in our understanding of the Earth’s changing climate.
Vancouver Sun
Denmark considers tax on beef, other red meats to combat climate change
The price of porterhouse may soon get beefed up in Denmark-- if the small Scandinavian nation’s Council on Ethics has its way.
FOX News
Washington state readies revised CO2 market plan, mulls limiting use of external credits
The US state of Washington will next month unveil its revised CO2 market plan, with officials considering whether to put limits on the use of out-of-state credits, exclude power generators and set intensity-based targets for heavy industries exposed to carbon leakage.
Carbon Pulse
Paris Pact May Even Take Effect in 2016, U.S. Envoy Says
The United Nations got an even bigger-than-expected turnout on Earth Day when 175 nations signed the Paris climate pact April 22, but one surprising development was the rush of pledges by countries to ratify the deal in 2016—nearly enough to get it into effect by year's end, the top U.S. climate negotiator said in an interview with Bloomberg BNA.
Bloomberg BNA
France to impose carbon price floor on utilities from Jan. 2017
France will set a domestic carbon price floor for power generators from next year, the country’s environment ministry said Tuesday, though it was unclear whether the country would also introduce measures to counter the resulting cut in demand for CO2 allowances.
Carbon Pulse
Prix carbone : la France veut être moteur
Il est sur toutes les lèvres depuis quelques semaines. Cantonné au préambule de l’Accord de Paris, le prix carbone est désormais un élément incontournable du débat climatique.
U.N. Climate Change Advocate Shares Her Negotiating Secret
Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, is no stranger to tough negotiations—she led the climate talks in Paris last year that ultimately produced a long-sought-after agreement to combat global warming.
Mary Robinson on climate and development
Devex caught up with Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and the president of the Mary Robinson Foundation — Climate Justice, at the Skoll World Forum last week to talk about the link between climate and development and next steps on climate action
Le marché carbone finance le charbon des pays de l'Est, selon Carbon Market Watch
Selon une étude publiée ce mardi 26 avril, le marché carbone européen est utilisé pour financer les énergies fossiles.
Alimentos: el calentamiento global afecta su calidad y seguridad
Al hablar de cambio climático, la primera preocupación que surge suele ser el fenómeno de derretimiento de los polos y el aumento del nivel del agua de los océanos.
Diario Uno
Saudi Prince Shares Plan to Cut Oil Dependency and Energize the Economy
The ambitious young prince who oversees the economy of Saudi Arabia rolled out a grand vision for the future of the kingdom on Monday that aspires to reduce its dependence on oil, stimulate the private sector and reduce government subsidies — all while ensuring rising living standards for Saudi citizens.
NY Times
Galicia y Uruguay exploran vías de colaboración en energías renovables
El presidente de la Xunta, Alberto Núñez Feijoo, y el presidente de Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, han evaluado nuevas posibilidades de colaboración entre Galicia y el país sudamericano en lo que respecta a sectores como las energías renovables.
La Voz de Galicia
Australian ‘soft start’ ETS would seek links to international carbon market, but demand seen limited
Australia’s main opposition party on Wednesday revealed plans for an emissions trading scheme with access to international offsets and potential future links to other cap-and-trade systems, although analysts said initial CER demand would likely be limited due to a ‘soft start’ approach.
Carbon Pulse
Do we really need a new U.N. oceans treaty? Yes, and here’s why.
The oceans are in bad shape. The high seas — like the moon, outer space and Antarctica — can’t be claimed by any nation.
Washington Post
BLOG: Why States and Cities Must Lead the Way on Climate Change Wall Street Journal
OPINION/EDITORIAL: After Paris, A More Fluid Approach To Climate Change? Forbes
OPINION/EDITORIAL: Paris deal is signed and sealed. Now it’s time to deliver  Globe and Mail
OPINION/EDITORIAL: Árboles contra el cambio climático Levante
OPINION/EDITORIAL: El calentamiento global se agrava y Santa Fe sufre El Litoral
Paris climate deal: countries with about half of global emissions to join this year
At least 34 countries representing 49% of greenhouse gas emissions formally joined the agreement, bringing it ‘within striking distance’ of entering into force
Accord de Paris : La carte des pays qui ont signé ou qui ont ratifié
175 pays étaient réunis vendredi à New York pour la signature de l’Accord de Paris. Une première étape – symbolique – vers la mise en œuvre du texte qui pose comme principal objectif un réchauffement global en-deçà des deux degrés.
China greening investment to tackle economic blues
China has taken on a tough task: it has made the world's most ambitious commitment to fighting climate change while promising medium-to-high speed economic growth in the next five years.
Le Maroc fortement mobilisé pour réussir sa COP22
Depuis qu'en décembre dernier Marrakech a été choisie pour accueillir la COP22 en novembre prochain, les Marocains s'activent sans relâche.
La Tribune
China Curbs Plans for More Coal-Fired Power Plants
Coal-fired power plants have propelled much of China’s economic rise for decades, helping make the nation the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Even with economic growth slackening, and other energy sources taking hold, new coal plants have been added.
NY Times
A global coalition mapping and motivating decarbonization
A coalition of governments, oil companies, and other key parties works for climate action and carbon pricing
La France à l'heure des énergies renouvelables et des «obligations vertes»
La France, très dépendante du nucléaire, veut augmenter la part des énergies renouvelables et sera le premier pays à émettre des «obligations vertes» («green bonds») pour financer des projets environnementaux, a annoncé lundi le président François Hollande.
La Presse
UK envoy: carbon pricing ‘too sluggish’ to meet climate goals
Carbon pricing is “too sluggish a weapon” against climate change, top UK envoy Sir David King said on Monday.
Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'
Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants.
US: Compliance entities calling for straight-line approach to 2030 cap
Multiple California compliance entities are asking the Air Resources Board (ARB) to take a straight-line approach to determine caps post-2020 rather than reconfiguring the cap in 2021 to estimated emissions, according to comments submitted to the regulator.
Países musulmanes se comprometen a luchar contra el cambio climático
La Red Global Musulmana Sobre el Clima, que reúne a musulmanes de todo el mundo, presentó el pasado viernes en la sede de la ONU, en Nueva York, una declaración dirigida especialmente a los países islámicos.
¿Cómo impacta el cambio climático en el sistema eléctrico de Centroamérica?
Centroamérica es una de las regiones más vulnerables frente al Cambio Climático; tanto es así, que si no adopta medidas de prevención y mitigación de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI), es probable que el impacto de los factores climáticos incida sobre las actividades económicas de la región.
Solar Impulse : "Le Pacifique, c'est fait !"
L'avion solaire, parti jeudi d'Hawaï, s'est posé ce matin en Californie, accomplissant la 9e et la plus dangereuse des 13 étapes de son tour du monde.
Le Point
Wind farms' climate impact recorded for first time
In the first study of its kind, scientists have been able to measure the climatic effect of a wind farm on the local environment.
El cambio climático deja sin luz a Zambia
Incluso ahora, cuando la sequía y los efectos del cambio climático se han vuelto cada vez más visibles por estos lares, la presa Kariba ha sido una fuente constante y casi interminable de algo raro en África: electricidad tan barata y abundante que Zambia podía exportar una parte a sus vecinos.
NY Times
Self-driving cars may end gasoline era
By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership. Smart electric vehicles will pick you up, drop you off, and mostly look after themselves. A realistic scenario?
Deutsche Welle
175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate change
The historic agreement on climate change marked a major milestone on Friday with a record 175 countries signing on to it on opening day. But world leaders made clear more action is needed, and quickly, to fight a relentless rise in global temperatures.
Récord en la ONU: 175 países firmaron acuerdo contra el cambio climático
Un récord de 175 países, entre ello los dos más grandes emisores de gases de efecto invernadero: Estados Unidos y China, firmaron este viernes en la ONU el histórico acuerdo para combatir el calentamiento global, con la esperanza de mantener el impulso de la conferencia de París.
El País
Climat : un nombre record de 175 pays signent l'Accord de Paris au siège de l'ONU, à New York
Pas moins de 175 pays ont signé vendredi au siège de l'ONU, à New York, l'accord historique sur le climat conclu à Paris en décembre dernier, une participation record saluée par le Secrétaire général de l'Organisation, Ban Ki-moon, qui a toutefois exhorté les signataires à agir rapidement pour ratifier l'Accord de Paris au niveau national.
UN News Centre
World governments vow to end fossil fuel era at UN climate signing ceremony
Representatives of more than 170 countries endorse Paris agreement to cut carbon emissions, with France’s president saying: ‘There is no turning back’
‘Today is an historic day,’ says Ban, as 175 countries sign Paris climate accord
As 175 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement at United Nations Headquarters today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the next critical step is to ensure that the landmark accord for global action on climate change enters into force as soon as possible.
UN News Centre
‘France will take the lead in pricing carbon’
French President François Hollande, who hosted the Paris climate conference in December 2015, has said that his country would take the lead to set a price on carbon, according to an official UN communiqué, released on Saturday.
The Hindu
China, U.S. pledge to ratify Paris climate deal this year
China and the United States, the world's top producers of greenhouse gas emissions, pledged on Friday to formally adopt by the end of the year a Paris deal to slow global warming, raising the prospects of it being enforced much faster than anticipated.
La Chine va ratifier l'Accord de Paris sur le climat avant septembre
Zhang Gaoli, le vice-Premier ministre chinois qui a signé l'accord sur le climat au nom du Président Xi Jinping, a annoncé vendredi lors d'une cérémonie spéciale à l'Organisation des Nations Unies que la Chine ratifiera formellement l'Accord de Paris avant septembre.
Cambio climático genera costos por $us 100.000 millones en la región
El representante de Consejo Mundial de la Energía manifestó que la región ha sido fuertemente impactada por eventos climatológicos, como sequías e inundaciones
El Deber
Carbon Pricing Becomes a Cause for the World Bank and I.M.F.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are pressing governments to impose a price tag on planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions, using economic leverage and technical assistance that institutions like the United Nations cannot muster.
NY Times
Depuis la COP21, les mauvaises nouvelles s’accumulent
Le réchauffement de l’air et la montée des eaux pourraient être plus importants que ce que prévoyaient les scientifiques.
La Croix
Paris climate deal: what comes next
Earth Day ceremony boosts momentum, but further action is needed before the agreement can take effect.
Leonardo DiCaprio Makes Climate Change Speech At UN Gala: "No More Excuses"
During the United Nations gala celebrating the signing of the climate change treaty, Leonardo DiCaprio took it upon himself to speak a few more words addressing the dire need for action against climate threats.
Singapore Is Taking the ‘Smart City’ to a Whole New Level
Government-deployed sensors will collect and coordinate an unprecedented amount of data on daily life in the city
Wall Street Journal
Tanzania: Young TZ Girl Shines At UN Conference
Tanzanian young activist, Getrude Clement, a 16-year-old radio reporter and UNICEF climate advocate, represented the country by gracing the Paris Climate Agreement signing ceremony at the UN General Assembly Hall.
The Citizen
Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after Pacific flight
An experimental plane flying around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in California after a two-and-a-half day flight across the Pacific.
BLOG: Is divesting from fossil fuels the best tactic for tackling climate change?  Guardian
BLOG: Setting a $100 Price on Carbon
As more than 150 world leaders convene at the United Nations for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Global Compact is calling on companies to set an internal price on carbon at a minimum of $100 per metric ton over time.
Huffington Post
Up to 170 states poised to sign landmark climate agreement
As many as 170 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal takes a key step toward entering into force years ahead of schedule.
Réunis à New York, plus de 160 pays signent l'accord de Paris sur le climat
Chaque État devra ensuite faire adopter ce texte par ses instances nationales.
Le Figaro
Acuerdo de Paris: Llegó la hora de la verdad
Representantes de más de 165 países, incluyendo varios de América Latina, estarán presentes hoy en Nueva York para firmar el Acuerdo de Paris, un acuerdo global que apunta a reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero para evitar una suba excesiva de la temperatura.
Revista Claves21
Record day one signatures expected for Paris climate deal: U.N.
A Paris deal to slow climate change is set to be signed by more than 165 countries at the United Nations on Friday, the most states to endorse an international agreement on day one, a record backers hope will inspire swift implementation.
Heads of states and top organizations challenge world to quadruple carbon markets by 2030
Leading heads of states along with prominent global organizations, have called today to expand carbon pricing to cover double the current level of global emissions by 2020 – and quadruple it by 2030.
Climate Group
Pressure grows for price on carbon ahead of UN signing
A group of world leaders and international finance chiefs has urged the world to rapidly expand the pricing of carbon pollution.
UN says Paris Agreement on climate change must aim for long-term environmental stability
As global leaders prepare to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change tomorrow at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today called on signatories to go beyond their existing commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avoid catastrophic future weather events.
UN News Centre
High-level coalition challenges world to double carbon pricing coverage by 2020
A coalition of national, state, and city leaders, along with the heads of the World Bank, IMF, and OECD, on Thursday challenged the world to double its current carbon pricing coverage to 25% of global emissions by 2020.
Carbon Pulse
Uncertainty clouds climate deal as nations prepare to sign accord
As world leaders make their way to the UN in New York for Friday’s formal signing of the ​climate change accord jubilantly agreed in Paris four months ago, the sobering challenge of ​meeting the pact​'s goals​ is evident.
Financial Times
Race to ratify the Paris climate deal starts at the UN
The first significant step to putting the Paris Climate Agreement into practice will take place on Friday.
Christiana Figueres es reconocida como una de las 100 personas más influyentes según Time
"Nunca he conocido a nadie como Christiana. Ella es una fuerza de la naturaleza, una luchadora feroz y gentil que dice las cosas como son, pero nunca titubea en su optimismo implacable".
La Nación
Après l'accord de Paris sur les changements climatiques, le casse-tête de la ratification
Le vrai test de l'accord de Paris sur le climat commence cette semaine. Des représentants d'environ 150 pays, dont une cinquantaine de chefs d'État et de gouvernement, sont attendus à New York vendredi pour la cérémonie officielle de signature; un premier pas vers la longue route de sa ratification.
UN event spotlights 17 goals to end poverty and save planet
A 17-year-old Honduran-American activist called for a youth movement to eradicate poverty and preserve the planet.
Climat: appel international pour donner un prix au carbone
Plusieurs chefs d'Etat, dont François Hollande et Angela Merkel, ont lancé jeudi un appel pour fixer un prix du carbone afin de renchérir le coût des activités polluantes, à la veille de la signature officielle de l'accord COP21.
Cost of solar energy falls every time the sun rises
Installing solar panels on your roof is not just for tree-hugging environmentalists. The increasing ease of the process and the financial returns have made going solar practically mainstream.
Washington Post
Accord de Paris : tirer les leçons du mécanisme de développement propre
En 1997, le protocole de Kyoto a fixé comme objectif aux États industrialisés de parvenir en 2012 à une réduction de 5 % de leurs émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) par rapport à celles de 1990. Les autres États ne sont, eux, pas soumis à une telle contrainte.
The Conversation
Solar Impulse 2 resumes round-the-world flight
The Solar Impulse 2 resumed its record-breaking quest Thursday to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, taking advantage of improved weather to take off from Hawaii.
Study reveals greater climate impacts of 2C temperature rise
Analysis of difference between 1.5C and 2C of warming finds extra 0.5C would mean longer heatwaves, greater droughts and threats to crops and coral reefs
San Francisco adopts law requiring solar panels on all new buildings
Tech capital becomes first large US city to require solar installations on new commercial and residential rooftops
Réchauffement climatique: 93% de la Grande barrière de corail a blanchi
Excédés par le manque d’articles concernant le blanchissement de coraux dans la presse australienne, des scientifiques se sont payés une page de publicité dans le plus grand quotidien du Queensland, un Etat bordé par la mer de Corail, pour dénoncer le phénomène inquiétant.
Earth Day: We're not as doomed as you think CNN
OP-ED: Post-Paris climate talks Kathmandu Post
Five ways we can deliver on the promise of Paris climate talks (Leonardo DiCaprio and Fred Krupp) Guardian
Why there’s no time to dally on the Paris Agreement (Johan L. Kuylenstierna and Marion Davis) Climate Home
Paris climate deal ratchets up interest in low-carbon investment
With world leaders due in New York on Friday to sign the historic agreement on limiting climate change that they reached in Paris last year, local money managers seem determined to help them.
Financial Times
Paris climate deal on track for early start
About 160 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday in a symbolic triumph for a landmark deal that once seemed unlikely but now appears on track to enter into force years ahead of schedule.
Island states come to UN ready to move on climate deal
With their very existence under threat from climate change, the world's island states come to the United Nations Friday not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force.
How the Maldives are putting climate funds to work
This week all eyes are on United Nations headquarters in New York City, where the international community is gathering to sign the Paris climate change agreement.
Climate Home
Acuerdo de Paris: Ollanta Humala firmará convenio para frenar cambio climático
El presidente Ollanta Humala firmará este viernes el Acuerdo de París, en la sede de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), en Estados Unidos. El pacto, que nació como medida para frenar el cambio climático, busca mantener la temperatura global por debajo de los 2 grados centígrados.
La Republica
U.N. members fear U.S. 'sabotage' of Obama's climate commitments
Both China and the United States, the world's top emitters accounting together for 38 percent of emissions, have promised to sign then. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to attend.
BRICS bank hands $811m in green energy loans
The New Development Bank, launched by top emerging economies in 2014, will lend US$811 million to clean energy projects in India, China, Brazil and South Africa.
Climate Home
Voluntarily cancelled CERs cross 10-million mark, as CDM project deregistrations begin
More than 10 million CERs have been voluntarily cancelled to date through the UNFCCC, hitting the milestone after the second biggest batch ever was voided but coming following the CDM’s first ever project deregistrations.
Carbon Pulse
Latin America to Redouble Its Climate Efforts in New York
The countries of Latin America will flock to sign the Paris Agreement, in what will be a simple act of protocol with huge political implications: it is the spark that will ignite actions to curb global warming.
Cambio climático acaba con 40% de cultivos en Tlaxcala
En el marco Día Internacional de la Madre Tierra autoridades de Ecología de Tlaxcala, ya trabajan en diversas acciones para disminuir estos efectos que han alterado al medio ambiente
Kerry firmará este viernes el acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático
El secretario de Estado de EEUU, John Kerry, viajará el próximo viernes a Nueva York para firmar el acuerdo sobre cambio climático adoptado en diciembre en París e iniciar un proceso de adhesión que el Gobierno estadounidense espera completar "lo antes posible este año", dijo hoy un alto cargo que pidió el anonimato.
Le dérèglement climatique, une dernière chance pour l’humanité
Vendredi aura lieu au siège des Nations unies à New York la cérémonie de signature de l’accord issu de la COP 21, conclue le 12 décembre à Paris.
ONU: deux évènements majeurs pour célébrer l'action climatique et le développement durable
Le siège des Nations Unies à New York accueillira jeudi et vendredi deux évènements majeurs pour promouvoir l'action climatique et le développement durable, a déclaré l'ONU dans un communiqué.
Accord de Paris : les États doivent réduire leurs émissions dès maintenant
Les contributions nationales actuellement mises sur la table par les États signataires de l’Accord de Paris conduiraient à un réchauffement de 3,5°C à l’horizon 2100
Interview: Prakash Javadekar on India’s coal tax and climate change
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar will travel this week to New York, where the United States, China and other leading economies will formally accede to the Paris climate change accord forged in December.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
African businesses powered by solar energy
Around the world, as the costs of solar energy plunge, it is increasingly being used to power industry and businesses, a huge step forward from simply supplying lighting and basic electrical power in places like Tanzania, experts say.
One Way The Paris Climate Pact Is Already Having A Huge Effect Huffington Post
BLOG: Political momentum for carbon pricing “unparalleled”, say leading governments and businesses The Climate Group
From Paris to New York, climate pact to cross next hurdle
Four months after settling on a plan to stave off calamitous global warming, more than 160 nations gather in New York Friday to ink the pact whose execution demands a radical overhaul of the global economy.
‘Critical mass’ to support UN climate change deal
Critical mass of major emitters is set for early approval of Paris Agreement, say campaigners, in boost for climate action
Climate Home
UN Chief Seeks Fast-Paced Ratifications for Climate Change Treaty
Over 150 countries are expected to sign the Paris climate change agreement on April 22 but the historic treaty will not come into force until it has been ratified by 55 countries.
¿Quién firmará primero el Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático?
El Día de la Madre Tierra (Día de la Tierra) de 2016, que se celebra el viernes 22 de abril, pasará a la historia de la diplomacia como la jornada en que el mayor número de países del mundo firmó -en un sólo día- un gran acuerdo internacional.
La Vanguardia
Dalai Lama, Archbishop Tutu Among 250 Faith Leaders Urging Immediate Action on Climate Change
A group of 250 faith leaders from around the world, including the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, signed an Interfaith Climate Statement, urging nations to sign on to the Paris climate agreement and called for scaling up ambition to combat climate change.
Climate Nexus
Un appel de 270 religieux pour ratifier l’Accord de Paris
Une pétition de 270 responsables religieux du monde entier demandant la signature et la ratification de l’Accord de Paris sur le climat a été remise lundi 18 avril au président de l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies, le Danois Mogens Lykketoft.
La Croix
Highest Carbon Tax in Norway Prods Statoil to Try ‘Batwind
The highest carbon tax in an oil producing nation has persuaded Norway’s state-owned driller to experiment with batteries and wind turbines as an alternative for supplying electricity to offshore rigs.
Los médicos hacen un llamado a combatir el cambio climático
Advierten que las enfermedades respiratorias, las insolaciones y las enfermedades infecciosas son amenazas crecientes debido a que el planeta se calienta
Afrique du sud : les énergies renouvelables obtiennent un appui de 180 millions $ auprès de la NDB
L’Afrique du sud a obtenu, auprès de la Nouvelle banque de développement (NBD), un prêt de 180 millions $ pour le développement de son secteur des énergies renouvelables.
Agence Ecofin
EU climate commissioner dismissive of France’s ETS price corridor idea, hints at non-ETS ‘flexibilities’
EU Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete has signalled his disapproval of France’s idea to establish an EU ETS price corridor through the modification of the MSR.
Carbon Pulse
Climat: l’Europe pourrait économiser 30 milliards d'euros d'ici 2030
Les efforts de l'Union européenne (UE) en faveur de la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique pourraient lui faire économiser près de 30 milliards d'euros d'ici 2030 grâce à la baisse de ses importations de pétrole, conséquence des engagements pris à la COP21, selon une étude publiée mardi.
Cambio climático favorece la expansión del zika y otros virus
Las temperaturas cálidas debido al cambio climático ocasionan que los mosquitos transmitan virus de una forma más rápida
El Comercio
Marzo fue el mes más cálido en la Tierra desde que hay datos
Superó al pasado enero en la clasificación de los 1.635 meses transcurridos desde 1880
El Periódico
Earth's hot streak continues for a record 11 months
Earth's record monthly heat streak has hit 11 months in a row - a record in itself.
Wind energy increasing share of world electrical production
Wind-power projects around the world accounted for almost half of the new electrical generating capacity installed in 2015, as the cost of turbines fell and pressure mounted to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Globe and Mail
To protect Philippine forests, may the "tribal force" be with you
Indigenous people in the Philippines are calling on the government to authorise a force of tribal rangers to help preserve the country's forests and curb climate change.
ANALYSIS: Korea’s ETS may be long, and looming reforms could bring even more supply Carbon Pulse
OPINION: There's a cheap, proven fix to the world's biggest problem CNN
BLOG: TRIFECTA: A Carbon Tax Done Right Huffington Post
Is the 1.5C climate change target a mirage?
The Paris Agreement to try to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was a stunning political victory for poor countries threatened by climate change.
Investors urge governments to fast-track Paris Agreement
Ahead of this Friday's official signing ceremony in New York, global investor groups today urged world leaders to quickly sign and ratify the Paris Agreement, in a bid to kick-start the full decarbonisation of the global economy.
Climat: le monde de la finance appelle les grandes puissances à signer l'Accord de Paris
Sept organisations représentant plus de 400 fonds d'investissement ont demandé mardi aux Etats et institutions membres du G20, ainsi qu'à la Suisse et aux Pays-Bas, de "signer et adhérer dès que possible" à l'Accord de Paris sur le climat issu de la COP21.
Le Parisien
Cinco claves para entender los alcances del Acuerdo de París y las oportunidades para América Latina
Christiana Figueres, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, presentó en un reciente webinar los ejes fundamentales del Acuerdo de París y cómo se enmarca en la realidad de América Latina.
Conexión COP
National emissions trading rollout tricky, caution analysts
China's enhanced efforts to curb pollution through market mechanisms could risk failure without appropriate emission permit allocation and market liquidity, according to analysts.
China Daily
Energies renouvelables : 2015, année record pour les investissements
Les investissements dans les énergies vertes qui visent à accroître la capacité électrique mondiale ont atteint 286 milliards de dollars l'an dernier, c'est 3% de plus que lors du précédent record en 2011
Les Echos
Será el tratado internacional con más rúbricas de Estados en el primer día de la firma. Representantes de 155 países rubricarán este viernes el Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático, en una ceremonia que se celebrará en Nueva York (Estados Unidos) convocada por el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, con lo que se convertirá en el tratado internacional con más apoyos de la historia durante el primer día de apertura de firmas.
Obama Should Price Carbon Emissions To Curb Climate Change, Report Argues
When government agencies analyze energy projects, they don’t consider the long-term costs of pollution
Huffington Post
Modelling shows move to 100% renewable energy would save Australia money
Transitioning Australia to 100% renewable energy by 2050 would cost less than continuing on the current path, according to a new report.
Les industriels et financiers prennent le risque climatique au sérieux
Une fois la COP21 finie, on pouvait redouter que la question du changement climatique ne retombe dans l’oubli jusqu’au prochain événement médiatique.
México es vulnerable ante el cambio climático: Silvia Garza
La senadora Silvia Garza Galván inauguró el primer Foro Nacional de Adaptación al Cambio Climático en el Senado de la República.
Vanguardia (Mexico)
Does premature Paris climate deal risk a painful birth?
When ministers and climate change negotiators from the world's poorest countries gathered in Kinshasa recently, they were dismayed at a proposal from the Third World Network (TWN) urging them not to rush into signing the new Paris climate agreement at a U.N. ceremony this week.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Call for US and China to pursue clean coal
Crashing prices for coal amid China’s economic slowdown and US investors’ preference for newer, less polluting energy technology has hit the industry hard in both countries.
Financial Times
India surpasses solar energy target for 2015-16 more than one and a half times
India has surpassed its solar energy target for 2015-16 more than one and a half times, commissioning 3018 MW during the year against the 2000 MW it had set itself.
Economic Times
Solar is now cheaper than coal, says India energy minister
Energy minister says power realities are changing fast, predicting a fast uptake in solar energy despite concerns over baseload and storage
Climate Home
Will the Middle East Become ‘Uninhabitable’?
This is not about any alarming header—it is the dramatic conclusion of several scientific studies about the on-going climate change impact on the Middle East region, particularly in the Gulf area. The examples are stark.
EU ETS needs minimum price to counter traders’ “betting shop” -study
The EU should impose a minimum EU ETS price to create more certainty for investors and counter a recent trend that has allowed it to become a “betting shop for policy decisions”, German researchers recommended.
Carbon Pulse
Ahead of Paris Agreement signing, cyclone-hit Fiji champions climate change action
As Fiji and Governments of more than 100 other United Nations Member States are preparing this week for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, back in Fiji, residents of the South Pacific country are clearing debris and trying to recover from one of the region's fiercest storm.
OPINION: EU must scrap carbon compensation scheme EU Observer
OPINION: From commitment to action: Signs of progress since the Paris climate talks
Why implementing the Paris Agreement starts at home Climate Home
BLOG: Will China transform the world’s energy market? Financial Times
UN says record 155 countries to sign climate agreement
A record 155 countries will sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change at a ceremony at U.N. headquarters on April 22, the United Nations said Friday.
US and China lead push to bring Paris climate deal into force early
Early start date would add momentum for deeper emissions cuts and lock a future US president into the deal for four years
As era of climate action dawns, how much aid to developing nations?
Investment is needed to help developing nations adapt to climate change and reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions.
Christian Science Monitor
Signature de l’Accord de Paris : les pays les plus vulnérables interpellent les pays riches et le secteur financier sur le climat
Le V20, qui réunit les ministres des finances du Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), 43 pays parmi les plus vulnérables aux impacts du changement climatique, viennent, dans une déclaration, d’interpeller le G7.
Pérdidas por cambio climático en México ascienden a más de 284 mmdp
La localización geográfica y sus características físicas y sociales hacen de México un país altamente vulnerable al cambio climático, advirtió la Comisión Especial del Cambio Climático en el Senado
Christiana Figueres: ‘Más emisiones de GEI significaría más pobreza en América Latina’
El acuerdo de París fija cuatro ejes de acción para a lo largo de un cierto periodo de tiempo hacerle frente al reto del cambio climático.
El Universal
Les grandes sociétés américaines achètent massivement de l’éolien
Pour assurer leurs besoins croissants d’énergie, Google, Facebook, General Motors et d’autres sociétés du «Fortune 500» concluent des contrats à 20 ans pour s’approvisionner en énergie éolienne.
Le Temps
Le transport maritime, l'océan et le climat
La semaine prochaine, devraient avoir lieu, dans le cadre de l’ONU, les premiers accords sur la protection de l’environnement maritime, une promesse faite à Paris, lors de la COP21 (la conférence climat) en décembre 2015). Un rêve ou une réalité ?
March temperature smashes 100-year global record
The global temperature in March has shattered a century-long record and by the greatest margin yet seen for any month.
Temperatura de marzo bate el récord mundial en 100 años
Según datos de la Agencia Meteorológica de Japón, marzo de 2016 fue el más caluroso a nivel global, con 1.07 grados centígrados por encima de su promedio desde 1981.
El Espectador
Panama NDC outlines REDD hub, mulls carbon market
Panama has submitted its UN climate pledge, making it one of the last nations to hand in their contributions to the Paris Agreement and coming a week before world leaders reconvene to sign the global pact.
Carbon Pulse
Le Giec lance son sixième rapport d'évaluation du climat
A l'occasion de son assemblée plénière réunie à Nairobi (Kenya) du 11 au 13 avril sous la présidence de M. Hoesung Lee, le Groupe intergouvernemental d'experts sur l'évolution du climat (Giec) a lancé les travaux de son prochain rapport sur les changements climatiques.
Report brands New Zealand “climate cheats” over use of dodgy ERUs
New Zealand’s heavy reliance on dodgy ERUs to meet its emissions targets up to 2020 makes it “party to fraud” and could spark serious repercussions from other nations, according to a report released Monday.
Carbon Pulse
Philippines, other developing nations OK carbon pricing in 10 years
Amid the scorching El Niño phenomenon, the Philippines led an expanded group of climate-vulnerable nations to agree in charging each other for the amount of carbon they emit beginning the next decade.
Carbon Pricing: Building on the Momentum of the Paris Agreement
The Paris climate talks in December 2015 delivered a breakthrough consensus after decades of negotiations: the collective commitment of more than 190 countries to hold planetary warming to 2 degrees Celsius or less. Less noticed, but just as important, was how the Paris Agreement accelerated action on carbon pricing — a key tool for accelerating economic transformation away from fossil fuels and toward cleaner production, improved lifestyles and reduced poverty.
World Bank
Première pour la banque des Brics : approbation d’un ensemble de prêts
Une première ! La Nouvelle banque de développement (NDB), nouveau bailleur de fonds multilatéral mis en place par les BRICS vient d’approuver son premier volet de prêts.
Le blog finance
Delivering on the promises of Paris: Why the world’s Muslims are demanding climate action now Huffington Post
After Paris climate deal, now the hard part
Five months after 195 nations sealed the world's first global climate deal, diplomats gather again in the French capital Friday to start translating good intentions into reality.
World's scientists to join forces on major 1.5C climate change report
Special UN report will offer comprehensive assessment of impacts of a 1.5C rise in global warming on sea level, coral bleaching and biodiversity
UN climate panel to explore 1.5-degree warming goal
The U.N.'s scientific panel on climate change will write a special report on how to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) compared with pre-industrial times.
Le fonds souverain norvégien bannit 52 sociétés liées au charbon
Le fonds de pension public norvégien, le plus gros fonds souverain au monde, a banni 52 entreprises liées au charbon, a annoncé jeudi la Banque de Norvège, signe du rôle croissant des investisseurs dans la lutte contre le changement climatique.
Norway's $860 Billion Fund Drops 52 Companies Linked to Coal
Norway’s $860 billion sovereign wealth fund unveiled the first list of miners and power producers to be excluded from its portfolio following a ban on coal investments.
France’s Royal targets a €30 carbon price
Carbon prices worldwide must reach a level of around €30 a tonne to change behaviour of big-emitting industries, France’s environment minister Segolene Royal said Thursday.
Carbon Pulse
World Bank head warns against new coal power plants
The planet is in a race against time to stop construction of new coal-fired power plants across the globe, Word Bank head Jim Kim told media on Thursday.
Climate Home
Consultas retrasan plan para mitigar el cambio climático
Panamá entregará la documentación en la firma del Acuerdo de París, el próximo mes en Nueva York
La Estrella de Panamá
L'Accord de Paris sur le climat pourrait entrer en vigueur plus tôt que prévu
L'Accord de Paris sur la lutte contre le changement climatique pourrait entrer en vigueur plus tôt que prévu dès 2018 d'après les déclarations de Christiana Figueres, secrétaire exécutive de la Convention Cadre de l'ONU sur le Changement Climatique.
Fossil-fuel sector must adapt to low-carbon economy, U.S. climate czar warns
Fossil-fuel companies face a growing risk to their business models as global governments look to accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy in order to combat climate change, the U.S. climate czar warns.
Globe and Mail
La calidad nutricional de los alimentos se reduce con el cambio climático
El Global Change Research Program de Estados Unidos ha dado a conocer una investigación en la que se relaciona el aumento de las temperaturas y la emisión de CO2, con la reducción de la calidad nutricional de los alimentos.
Caribbean Nations Declare Support For Biodiversity Mainstreaming Efforts
In anticipation of the discussions to take place at the 13th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP 13) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) later this year, Latin American and Caribbean Ministers of Environment have adopted a decision to enhance implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.
Caribbean News Service
EU Lawmaker Proposes Changes to Free Carbon Permits Allocation
The European Union should change its rules on handing out permits to emit carbon dioxide after 2020 to better protect businesses at risk of relocating to regions without pollution curbs, according to a proposal by European Parliament member Fredrick Federley.
To curb climate change, 'we need to move everything': investors
Meeting the goals of a new global agreement to tackle climate change will require social change on an almost unprecedented scale, sustainable investment experts said on Thursday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Development banks eye pension funds in new climate finance drive
Manager of Climate Investment Funds says it wants to de-risk low carbon projects in developing world, unlocking trillions from institutional investors
Climate Home
Investors aware of climate change risks but still slow to act
Investors are still slow to act on climate change, despite being more aware of risks to their portfolios, as they focus more on the short term and are unclear about the costs, senior executives told Reuters.
Carbon price needed to avoid economic disruption from Paris climate goals – analysis
Climate Institute says regulations to phase out coal-fired generators and subsidies to encourage clean energy are needed
The Guardian
China’s ETS law likely pushed to next year, State Council plan shows
China’s State Council this week released its legislative plan for 2016, listing the law that will support the planned emissions trading scheme under “preliminary projects”, meaning it is unlikely to be finalised this year.
Carbon Pulse
Apple Will Donate App Sales to the Environment
The company said on Thursday that it would donate all the proceeds from certain app purchases and in-app purchases, from now until April 24, to the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) “vital global conservation work.”
Solar power is reshaping energy production in the developing world
RAED KHADER, a Jordanian driver, has an alarming habit of thumbing his mobile phone while at the wheel—albeit on a straight road cutting across the desert. But after scrolling back through almost two years of photos, he finds a picture that tickles him: of camels against a sandy backdrop.
The Economist
Adapting To A More Extreme Climate, Coastal Cities Get Creative
Coastal cities across the globe are looking for ways to protect themselves from sea level rise and extreme weather. In the U.S., there is no set funding stream to help — leaving each city to figure out solutions for itself.
BLOG: Carbon Pricing: An Inevitable Opportunity Huffington Post
INTERVIEW: IETA's Forrister says carbon markets could help countries go beyond minimum Paris commitments
As world leaders prepare to attend next week's signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement, how are the 90 countries that mentioned carbon markets in their commitments initiating the conversation on trading?
E&E News
Ban urges insurance industry to take leadership in climate change response
The insurance industry is a key actor in forging new instruments to anticipate and manage climate risks, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, urging the industry to continue to work with the United Nations to manage and reduce such risks and ultimately ensure a more sustainable world for all.
UN News Centre
Récord de generación de energía eólica en EE.UU. en 2015
Decenas de miles de empleos nuevos generados gracias a la mejora en la tecnología de producción
El Nuevo Dia
La Chine veut alimenter le monde en énergie propre
L’entreprise chinoise State Grid Corporation of China souhaite construire un réseau électrique mondial de 50 milliards de dollars d’ici 2050.
Paris Match
Norway strikes CER deal with home-grown firm Scatec Solar
Norway has agreed to buy 330,000 CERs from a solar power PoA in western Africa developed by Scatec Solar, the latest deal in the country’s ongoing open tender to help meets its 2020 Kyoto emissions target.
Carbon Pulse
French think-tank backs EU ETS reserve price starting at €20
France-based think-tank The Shift Project is urging the EU to set a steadily increasing ETS auction reserve price under the MSR starting at €20 to help prevent higher price spikes in future.
Carbon Pulse
Interview with Abdellatif Khattabi on Adaptation to Climate Change in Morocco
Water resources are subject to increasing and continuous anthropogenic pressures induced by driving forces such as the increase of needs for water that evolve with population growth, the country’s socio-economic development, and the changes in consumption patterns. These pressures are exacerbated by climate change which is becoming a reality.
Morocco World News
Impact of climate change on Indigenous communities
Climate change is a looming threat for Indigenous peoples. The 2016 Boomerang Festival brought together leaders in the fight against climate change to share their experiences.
ABC Australia
Estas madres han declarado la guerra al cambio climático
Son las que sostienen económicamente a sus hogares, son el motor de los cambios en escuelas y en organizaciones comunitarias, religiosas y sociales y las idóneas para pedir un cambio de mentalidad que salve el planeta
La Vanguardia
Israël approuve un plan de réduction des émissions des gaz à effet de serre
Le plan accorde 800 M NIS pour améliorer l’efficacité énergétique dans le cadre des engagements contre le changement climatique
Times of Israel
Why companies like Google and Walmart are buying so much wind power
The U.S. wind energy industry had a memorable 2015, from installing thousands of new turbines across the country to supporting a growing number of jobs.
Washington Post
Plantarán un millón de árboles en Málaga para luchar contra el cambio climático
La Diputación de Málaga ha proyectado un plan para liderar la lucha contra el cambio climático en la provincia, por lo que se plantarán un millón de árboles sobre unas 2.500 hectáreas con riesgo de erosión muy elevado.
Disney estrena centro de energía solar
Los 48,000 paneles solares forman la cara de Mickey Mouse
El Nuevo Dia
Masdar and ONEE Reach Milestone for Home Solar Installations in Rural Morocco
Abu-Dhabi-based company, Masdar, announced on Saturday that it has installed 50% of the home solar energy systems in a project aiming to electrify remote homes in the rural regions of Morocco.
Morocco World News
Climate Change Hits Hard in Zambia, an African Success Story
Even as drought and the effects of climate change grew visible across this land, the Kariba Dam was always a steady, and seemingly limitless, source of something rare in Africa: electricity so cheap and plentiful that Zambia could export some to its neighbors.
NY Times
ANALYSIS: Provincial preparations, speed bumps ahead of China’s national ETS
Jiangsu province has identified 398 companies that meet the criteria to participate in China’s national cap-and-trade programme due to be launched next year, as officials and emitters across the country scramble to meet government deadlines.
Carbon Pulse
U.N. climate chief predicts Paris deal will take effect early
A new global pact to tackle climate change, agreed in Paris in December, could come into force two years earlier than the planned date of 2020, the U.N. climate chief has said.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
World needs new vision for urbanisation: UN chief
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the world needs a new vision for urbanisation, a "New Urban Agenda," to help protect the environment and limit climate change.
Ban Ki-Moon on Enforcing the Paris Agreement
One of the biggest events of the past year in energy and environmental policy was the Paris climate talks. More countries than ever have pledged significant carbon cuts. Yet in many people’s views, those pledges fall far short of what a lot of scientists say is necessary
Wall Street Journal
U.N. panel to study a cap on global warming that may be out of reach
Top climate scientists will launch a study this week of how hard it would be to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit), although many of them fear it might be too late to reach that level.
Why early entry of the Paris climate pact looks likely
Support from the US and China will make it extremely difficult for any other country or bloc to credibly threaten entry into force of the UN deal
Climate Home
El 97% de los científicos culpa al hombre del cambio climático
Un equipo de investigación confirma que el 97 por ciento de los científicos del clima está de acuerdo en que el cambio climático es causado por los seres humanos
La Razón
Shell CEO van Beurden sees a global carbon price as inevitable and calls for greater innovation in LNG design and construction
The head of one of the world's largest oil and gas companies says market forces will eventually result in a global price on carbon.
Cambio climático: dejar de desperdiciar comida, una herramienta de mitigación
Se podría disminuir hasta el 14% de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero si hubiera políticas en ese sentido, indica un estudio de un instituto alemán
La Nación
Le réchauffement climatique dangereux pour les actifs financiers
Une étude évalue le risque du réchauffement à 2.500 milliards de dollars, soit 1,8 % des actifs mondiaux.
Les Echos
Obama’s rapid move to join the Paris climate agreement could tie up the next president
In late March, when the United States and China jointly declared that they’d be moving to immediately sign and then join the Paris climate agreement “as early as possible this year,” it was seen as the latest show of joint leadership by the two largest emitters.
Washington Post
Le GIEC va étudier la faisabilité d’un objectif de 1,5°C de réchauffement climatique
Le GIEC va étudier la faisabilité de l’objectif proposé dans l’Accord de Paris sur le climat de limiter le réchauffement climatique à 1,5°C par rapport au niveau préindustriel.
Faith groups call for more international climate funding
More than 120 religious groups are encouraging lawmakers to approve President Obama’s proposed $750 million contribution to an international climate change fund.
The Hill
US: Washington moving forward with carbon proposal
Washington state is still working towards creating a carbon programme by 2017, and state officials expect a new set of draft regulations to be released in mid-to-late May.
Investors with $6 trillion in assets back ExxonMobil climate change resolution: UK Church fund
Institutions managing $6 trillion in assets plan to back a call for U.S. oil major ExxonMobil to disclose the impact of climate change policy on its business, one of the organizers of the vote said On Tuesday.
Those ambitious global warming goals? The world may not know how to reach them
In 11 days, on Earth Day, world leaders will assemble at the United Nations in New York to sign the Paris climate agreement. That document pledges to hold the planet’s warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, and even to aspire to a 1.5 degree C temperature limit.
Washington Post
Political storm clouds outlook for Brazil's climate change plan
As at least 130 countries prepare to sign the Paris climate agreement in New York later this month, environmental experts have warned that enthusiasm for climate change action may be waning in Brazil.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Climate change is drying up small islands, study says
A new study projects that 73 percent of the world’s small island groups could face reduced freshwater availability and increased aridity by 2050 due to climate change.
This is how far seas could rise thanks to climate change
If climate change continues, we can expect a large rise in sea level this century
Paris Climate Deal Seen Taking Effect Two Years Ahead of Plan
The global climate change agreement brokered in Paris in December by 195 nations will come into effect two years earlier than originally planned, the top United Nations climate diplomat predicted.
UN energy envoy urges investors to consider 1.5C warming limit
Finance sector should be prepared for more aggressive emissions curbs to hit value of carbon majors, says Rachel Kyte
Climate Home
World heading for a 'decarbonized' economy: Figueres
We are heading towards an increasingly low-carbon global economy, according to the executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
UN launches campaign to enlist women in boardrooms to take up climate issue
‘Two Degrees of Change’ to encourage female executives to demand action from their companies to stave off the threat of global warming
Les préparatifs de la COP 22 vont bon train
Les préparatifs de la Conférence mondiale sur le climat (COP22), prévue à Marrakech en novembre prochain, avancent avec un échéancier et une échelle de priorités dûment respectés, a affirmé, lundi à Rabat, Abdeladim Lhafi, Commissaire général de la COP 22.
La Nouvelle Tribune
U.N. panel to study a cap on global warming that may be out of reach
Top climate scientists will launch a study this week of how hard it would be to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit), although many of them fear it might be too late to reach that level.
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo duplica financiación contra el cambio climático
El incremento de la financiación, que pasa del 14 % actual hasta un 30 % en 2020, sigue siendo una pequeña fracción de lo que la región necesita para paliar los efectos del cambio climático en la región.
Allianz prêt à doubler ses investissements dans le renouvelable
Le groupe a l'intention de multiplier par deux ses investissements dans le secteur des infrastructures et dans les projets d'énergies renouvelables au cours des deux ou trois prochaines années.
La Tribune
Menos agua potable en las islas a causa del cambio climático
En el año 2050 serán más áridas y con menos acceso al agua dulce
El Nuevo Dia
Climate indices to extend their reach along the 'investment chain'
Asset Owners Disclosure Project announces plan for new indices to track response to climate risk of investment consultants, proxy advisers and ratings agencies, as well as asset managers
Exxon faces calls for climate change ‘stress test’
Dozens of investors are backing the call for ExxonMobil, the US oil group, to “stress test” the potential impact on its business of policies to address the threat of climate change.
Financial Times
Researchers outline path for Australia to bipartisan, market-based climate policy
Australia could create investor certainty and break its political deadlock over climate policy by making simple changes that would establish a carbon market while upholding both major parties’ main core principles, according to think-tank the Grattan Institute.
Carbon Pulse
Argentina aims for $5 bln investment in renewable energy by 2018
Argentina aims to rake in $5 billion in investments in renewable energy by 2018 with the goal of reducing its energy deficit, a government official told Reuters, as hopes for near-term increased output from the Vaca Muerta shale field fade.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
El cambio climático altera el eje de rotación de la Tierra
Un buen globo terráqueo simula a nuestro planeta en tres dimensiones girando de forma perfecta sobre un eje que une el Polo Norte y el Polo Sur pero la realidad es un poco más compleja: el eje de rotación de la Tierra oscila constantemente -aunque sea en una medida relativamente pequeña.
La Vanguardia
BC carbon tax to stay frozen until 2018, says env. minister
British Columbia will keep its carbon tax frozen at C$30/tonne until at least 2018, the Canadian province’s environment minister said late last week, rejecting calls for an earlier increase.
Carbon Pulse
Today's CO2 may become tomorrow's concrete
As carbon emissions continue to rise and cause the planet to warm up, we need to find ways to reduce them. Capturing carbon at the source of its emission is one of the solutions, but there is still the problem of storing all the carbon sucked out of the atmosphere.
Paris climate deal to be signed by over 130 countries at UN ceremony
Landmark event on 22 April to mark the record for highest number of countries signing an international treaty
Nations seek rapid ratification of Paris climate deal, four-year lock
Many nations are pushing for swift ratification of a Paris agreement to slow climate change and lock it in place for four years before a change in the White House next year that might bring a weakening of Washington's long-term commitment.
Climate-Related Death of Coral Around World Alarms Scientists
Kim Cobb, a marine scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, expected the coral to be damaged when she plunged into the deep blue waters off Kiritimati Island, a remote atoll near the center of the Pacific Ocean. Still, she was stunned by what she saw as she descended some 30 feet to the rim of a coral outcropping.
NY Times
World Bank to shift focus to climate change
The World Bank announced Thursday it is making a "fundamental shift" away from financing efforts to ease global poverty, towards tackling climate change.
La Banque mondiale présente un plan de lutte contre le changement climatique
Ce jeudi 7 avril, la Banque mondiale (BM) a présenté son plan pour la préservation de l'environnement.
UN: Ratify Paris climate deal or face exclusion from decisions
Head of legal affairs outlines implications of early entry into force for Paris deal, and voting rights of countries slow to approve treaty
Climate Home
Climate change: Budget for adaptation inadequate, say activists
The government has come under fire after allocating 3.5 billion rupees ($52.8 million) for climate change adaptation in Budget 2016 presented by Arun Jaitley in Parliament over the next two financial years, a sum which environmental experts say is woefully inadequate given the size of the country and the challenges it faces.
Le plus grand parc d'énergie solaire des Caraïbes en République Dominicaine
Le Président Danilo Medina a inauguré cette semaine le premier parc d'énergie solaire dans le pays et par la même occasion le plus grand des Caraïbes.
Radiotelevision Caraibes
Tata Steel benefited from EU climate policies, studies show
Company has taken more than £700m in free carbon allowances and offsets, according to analysis of emissions trading scheme data
The Guardian
La société émiratie Masdar installe des milliers de panneaux solaires dans des villages marocains
Elle l'avait annoncé en mars 2015. Masdar, la société d'énergies renouvelables basée à Abu Dhabi, aux Emirats arabes unis, a lancé son projet d'électrification des zones rurales marocaines.
HuffPost Maroc
Post-Paris Pivot to Fast Near-term Climate Mitigation
In the first test of post-Paris climate mitigation, Parties to the Montreal Protocol made significant progress last week to eliminate warming from super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, used primarily as refrigerants in air conditioners and other equipment. HFCs are one of the six main greenhouse gases.
Huffington Post
NZ Market: Strong push from buyers extends NZU gains
Continued demand from carbon emitters pushed NZUs to further highs Monday, hile some observers urged the government to announce the ETS review outcome sooner rather than later to bring certainty for market participants.
Carbon Pulse
Carbon Futures Market Shrinks by Record as Glut Persists: Chart
The tally of outstanding contracts in Europe’s carbon futures market is waning as a centralized reserve to reduce a glut of emission allowances won’t start until 2019
Can you power a business on 100% renewable energy? Ikea wants to try
An increasing number of big businesses including Google and Mars are opting to get their power from renewables – helping the planet and their profit margins
COMMENT: Here’s a way to make carbon markets work better
Carbon markets could play a crucial role in delivering promises made at the Paris climate conference.
The Conversation
Record number of countries expected to sign historic Paris climate accord
A record number of countries are expected to sign a historic climate agreement at a signing ceremony on April 22, the deputy UN spokesman said here Thursday.
PMA ampliará asistencia a afectados por la sequía en Centroamérica y Haití
El Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) se comprometió hoy a asistir a más de 1,5 millones de personas afectadas por la intensa sequía que asola a Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador y Haití.
UN News Centre
Face aux sécheresses aggravées par El Niño en Amérique centrale et en Haïti, le PAM augmente son aide dans quatre pays
Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) s'est engagé jeudi à aider 1,6 million de personnes vulnérables en Amérique centrale et dans les Caraïbes, victimes des sécheresses aggravées par El Niño, ainsi qu'à renforcer leur résilience contre les futurs chocs climatiques.
UN News Centre
COP21: les émissions de gaz à effet de serre moitié moins élevées que prévu
Les émissions de gaz à effet de serre de la conférence de Paris sur le climat en décembre ont été près de deux fois moins importantes que prévu, avec 9.200 tonnes équivalent carbone, ont indiqué jeudi les organisateurs.
Programmation pluriannuelle de l'énergie : la partie sur les renouvelables mise en consultation
Ségolène Royal a signé mercredi 6 avril la feuille de route pour le développement des énergies renouvelables en France, dans le cadre de la Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE).
Dejar de desperdiciar comida frenaría el cambio climático
Se estima que entre el 30% y el 40% de los alimentos que se producen en el mundo nunca son consumidos por diversos factores
El Nacional
Climate models underestimate global warming by exaggerating cloud brightening
Many clouds surround the Southern Ocean. Lawrence Livermore scientists have found that climate models don't accurately portray clouds and in turn underestimate global warming.
Science Daily
World Bank Hikes Aid to Poor Nations Fighting Global Warming
The World Bank is boosting spending to help poorer countries battle global warming and power 150 million homes with renewable energy.
ABC News
Climate-change models wrong on predicting rain, drought extremes: study
Andrea Jones walks past a stranded car to get to her vehicle in receding street flooding, after severe rainstorms moved through New Orleans
Washington Times
Voting opens for the Annual Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings
For the seventh year, Environmental Finance is conducting its annual rankings of the voluntary carbon markets.
Environmental Finance
How smartphones can help track illegal deforestation
Deforestation in Cameroon has increased fourfold from 2006 to 2014, but the spread of cheap smartphones can be used to turn this tide
The Guardian
We Waste So Much Food that It’s A Major Contributor to Climate Change
Worldwide, 1.3 billion tons of food per year is wasted or lost. This amounts to one-third of the world’s food, and it is enough to feed 2 billion people. Yet despite this waste, 795 million people are going hungry around the world.
The Climate Post: Antarctic Ice-Sheet Collapse Could Trigger Rapid Sea-Level Rise
A study published in Nature finds that Antarctic ice-sheet collapse driven by greenhouse gas emissions could double the sea-level rise predicted for this century — from 3.2 feet according to a three-year-old United Nations estimate to upward of 6.5 feet by 2100.
Huffington Post
Maroc: le Comité de pilotage dévoile l’identité visuelle officielle de la COP22
Le Comité de Pilotage chargé de l’organisation de la COP22 a dévoilé, jeudi à Rabat, l’identité visuelle de la 22ème Conférence des Parties à la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur les Changements Climatiques (COP22), prévue du 7 au 18 novembre prochain à Marrakech.
Star Africa
75 pays feraient faux bond à l’accord de Paris
120 pays signeront l'accord de la COP 21 le 22 avril
Paris Match
Carros que circulan en el país tienen en promedio 16 años
Antigüedad de vehículos opaca esfuerzo por lograr combustibles limpios
La Nacion
Acuerdo para enfrentar cambio climático será histórico
Acuerdo para enfrentar cambio climático será histórico
El Universal
BASIC nations oppose proposed carbon emission taxes in airline industry
The BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - are opposed to any move of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to propose carbon emission tax on airlines in the garb of offsetting emission in the aviation sector as they believe that the step would impose inappropriate economic burden on developing countries. .
Times of India
European diplomats criticise UN plan to curb airline emissions
ICAO blueprint criticised for having too many exemptions to be credible, too little detail to be trustworthy and for contradicting Paris climate deal
The Guardian
The challenges of linking Asia-Pacific carbon markets
Asia-Pacific nations are building carbon markets at an unprecedented pace, but their vastly different circumstances could mean they risk hampering future efforts to link the schemes.
Carbon Pulse
Carbon Pricing Is Necessary, But Has Limits
Carbon pricing is starting to take off globally as a key lever in the fight against global warming. However, it faces political challenges, which means it will be very unlikely to be sufficient by itself.
Clean Technica
UN: Hug a tree for the Paris Agreement signing
International body teams up with Earth Day in bid to plant nearly eight billion trees by 2020
Business Green
Climat : Royal soutiendra finalement la candidature de Tubiana à la CCNUCC
Revirement de situation. Alors que le refus par le gouvernement de soutenir la candidature de Laurence Tubiana au poste de secrétaire exécutive de la CCNUCC (Convention Cadre des Nations-Unies sur les Changements Climatiques) a suscité un début de polémique et de nombreuses réactions, la ministre de l’Environnement, Ségolène Royal, a finalement annoncé ce midi, en conférence de presse, qu’elle soutiendrait la candidature de l’ambassadrice française pour le climat.
US and Canada continue climate alliance with move to curb methane emissions
Meeting represents one of the last chances to grow on climate partnership agreed on by Justin Trudeau and Barack Obama before US president leaves office
The Guardian
L’été en mars ? Le changement climatique bouscule les saisons
Une récente étude montre que les premiers jours d’été en Europe ont été avancés de dix jours ces quarante dernières années.
National Geographic
Alerta de enfermedades por el cambio climático
Hoy, 7 de abril, se celebra el Día Mundial de la Salud, y un tema que durante los últimos años ha preocupado a los científicos es el aumento de muertes y enfermedades por el calentamiento mundial. El cambio climático está afectando a todos los niveles de la sociedad, desde la salud de la economía mundial a la salud de los niños.
El Comercio
Infographie - Les glaciers pyrénéens menacés de disparition
Selon le glaciologue Pierre René, les glaciers pyrénéens, suivis à la loupe depuis une quinzaine d’années, diminuent inexorablement et pourraient avoir entièrement fondu en 2050.
La Croix
Carbon Recovers as Germany Open to Talks on Stronger EU Market
European Union carbon-dioxide prices rebounded as the German environment ministry said it is willing to consider measures that would strengthen the European Union’s emissions trading system.
Global warming, El Nino leave 36 per cent of coral reefs on death watch
The coral on the sea floor around the Pacific island of Kiritimati looked like a boneyard in November — stark, white and lifeless. But there was still some hope.
CBC News
C40 launches guides for cities to tackle climate change
Megacities network C40 has launched 11 Good Practice Guides offering 100 successful case studies, including from Singapore, on climate solutions that can be replicated across the world.
Eco Business
Australia to sign Paris agreement on climate change
Australia will be among the first countries in the world to sign the Paris agreement on climate change, with a "very senior" representative being sent to a signing ceremony in New York later this month, according to government sources.
ABC News
Implementarán tarifa promocional para quienes inyecten energías renovables a la red eléctrica
El gobierno provincial presentará este martes el programa a través del cual entrará en vigencia la tarifa promocional para aquellos clientes de la Empresa Provincial de la Energía (EPE) que generen e inyecten energías renovables a la red eléctrica.
UNO Santa Fe
On spending CO2 cash, economists urge Canada’s provinces to choose wisely, adjust often
Canada’s provinces should make wise choices when deciding what to do with the proceeds of their carbon pricing schemes, and ensure that any spending programmes are regularly adjusted as the governments’ priorities change.
Carbon Pulse
Climate change fears put wolverine on endangered species watch
The solitary, aggressive wolverine faces few threats in the wild — even humans tend to give the remote creatures a wide berth — but it does need snow to create dens.
Washington Times
Climate change buffer and keeper of ecology balance
Gurgaon: As long as the 21st-century man will continue to tamper with natural buffers like the Aravali hills, hotter summers (and warmer winters) will become a way of life.
Times of India
Climate smart villages campaign launched
Former Brazilian President Inácio ¡§Lula¡¨ da Silva may be in hot water these days, but he was riding cool and easy in 2009, when he pledged to reduce his country's greenhouse-gas emissions to a level roughly 17% below 2005's emissions by 2020.
Huffington Post
Soil crisis brought about by climate change may hit global food production, claims alarming new research
The world is facing a soil crisis that could badly hit food production, according to alarming new research.
Significant achievements made in completing third TNC programme
The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, through its Sustainable Development and Environment Division, will be hosting a consultation under the Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) Assessment Component of its Third National Communication (TNC) Programme to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Saint Lucia News
Cities Are the Front Lines for Action on Climate Change
From the intermountain West to the subtropical Florida peninsula, we must unite to cut carbon emissions
The Afar: The toughest people on earth?
Living above a magma chamber is not without its hazards, and yet the Afar have done so for generations.
John Kerry Urges Business to Act on Climate Change
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday called on private businesses to move rapidly away from fossil fuels—both to prevent devastating climate change and to drive global economic growth.
California’s REDD move could outpace Paris Agreement
California may not need to wait for UNFCCC endorsement to use foreign REDD credits in its cap-and-trade programme because the US state may transfer units before the Paris Agreement takes effect from 2020, officials told a workshop on Tuesday.
Carbon Pulse
Thailand Joins World Bank Climate Change Alliance; Country to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Policy Help from the Partnership for Market Readiness
Thailand Government officials today discussed plans for advancing Thailand’s climate policy through membership in the World Bank Group’s Partnership for Market Readiness, a global alliance of more than 30 nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in developing countries.
World Bank
Plante, abrace o dibuje un árbol si apoya al acuerdo de París
El próximo 22 de abril, cerca de 200 gobiernos de todo el mundo están convocados en la sede de Naciones Unidas en Nueva York a la firma del acuerdo del clima de París; la fecha coincide con el Día de la Madre Tierra, que este año está dedicado a los árboles, por lo que la ONU ha pedido a los ciudadanos que muestren su apoyo al pacto de lucha contra el cambio climático plantando, abrazando o dibujando un árbol.
EFE Verde
Les initiatives citoyennes se multiplient à l’approche de la COP 22
La ville de Marrakech accueillera, du 7 au 18 novembre prochain, la 22e Conférence de la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (COP 22).
Le Matin
Los países de América Latina que más y menos invierten en energías renovables
2015 fue el año en el que por primera vez fue el mundo en desarrollo el que dedicó más dinero a energías limpias que los países desarrollados. Según el décimo Informe sobre Tendencias de Inversión en Energías Renovables, la inversión global fue de US$285.900 millones, de los cuales China, India y Brasil aportaron US$156.000 millones.
BBC Mundo
Soil crisis brought about by climate change may hit global food production, claims alarming new research
Study of microbes – the tiny bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms that determine soil health – reveals them to be far less adaptable to changing conditions than expected
The Independent
How to help the countries most vulnerable to climate change
Money is critical, but embracing change is key.
Christian Science Monitor
Costa Rica reconoce a Christiana Figueres por su liderazgo ambiental
El Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (Minae) le entregó este lunes a Christiana Figueres el premio Guayacán al liderazgo ambiental. La ceremonia tuvo lugar en el Auditorio Nacional, ubicado en el Museo de los Niños, y contó con la presencia del presidente de la república, Luis Guillermo Solís, como testigo de honor.
La Nación
Climate Change Dries Up Nicaragua
A three-year drought, added to massive deforestation in the past few decades, has dried up most of Nicaragua’s water sources and has led to an increasingly severe water supply crisis.
Mali : Autonomisation des femmes : Le changement climatique est un facteur entravant
La marche vers la normalité aborde un segment délicat et décisif. Dans lequel les quiproquos ne doivent surtout pas prospérer
Mali Actu
How the global aviation industry could help save the world's forests
Carbon trading body argues integration of aviation market-based mechanism and existing REDD+ scheme could provide win-win for the climate
Business Green
El Ártico, el infalible termómetro del cambio climático
Todo lo que ocurre en el Ártico es utilizado por los científicos como un eficaz sistema de alerta temprana capaz de indicar que es lo que va a pasar en el resto de las zonas afectadas por el cambio climático en un futuro próximo. Un grupo de profesores de la Universidad de Málaga ha tenido la oportunidad de comprobarlo directamente en la última década viajando a un remoto lugar, perteneciente a Noruega, llamado Ny-Alesund y situado a apenas mil kilómetros del Polo Norte.
Málaga Hoy
Comment les pollueurs veulent enterrer la COP21, avec l'aval des gouvernements
Des ONG, militants et citoyens, réunis à Pau, bloquent et dénoncent la tenue d'un sommet des plus grandes entreprises pétroliers et gazières du monde, du 5 au 7 avril.
Huffington Post
Why Human Wellness Is Critical To Combatting Climate Change
A new paper reveals seven important social concepts needed for a sustainable future.
Huffington Post
Bloquer l'industrie fossile, un impératif climatique, Attac France, Alternatiba, Amis de la Terre, Surfrider, ANV COP21 s'associent à l'occasion de l'importante mobilisation post-COP21 (actions de désobéissance, blocage, rassemblement et manifestation) qui se tient à partir d'aujourd'hui à Pau, où ces organisations vont bloquer un sommet international qu'accueille Total visant à étendre l'exploration et exploitation pétrolières et gazières offshore.
How will climate change affect YOUR weather? Daily Mail
Climate change will wipe $2.5tn off global financial assets: study
Losses could soar to $24tn and wreck the global economy in worst case scenario, first economic modelling estimate suggests
The Guardian
La 'factura' del cambio climático: entre 2,2 y 21 billones de euros
Las peores consecuencias del cambio climático, como los eventos climáticos extremos, podrían amenazar a más de 21 billones (europeos, es decir, millones de millones) de euros en activos financieros globales (el 17 % del total) poniendo en un brete la economía mundial, según un estudio publicado en la revista científica Nature Climate Change.
El Mundo
Risque climatique : 2 500 milliards de dollars d’actifs menacés par un réchauffement de 2,5°C
Une nouvelle étude du Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment de la London School of Economics et du cabinet de conseil Vivid Economics, publiée ce lundi 4 avril dans la revue Nature Climate Change, montre l’ampleur du risque climatique.
Climate change threat to public health worse than polio, White House warns
Obama administration report details the diversity of risks and claims global warming is a far more challenging danger than polio virus in some cases
The Guardian
EE.UU. alerta ante los peligros del cambio climático para la salud pública
El Gobierno de Estados Unidos publicó hoy los resultados de un extenso estudio llevado a cabo durante tres años por varias agencias federales y que concluyó que el cambio climático tendrá efectos nocivos para la salud pública de los ciudadanos estadounidenses en los próximos años.
El Diario
Anne Hidalgo brigue la présidence d’un réseau de villes engagées pour le climat
Anne Hidalgo est déterminée à devenir le fer de lance de la mobilisation des villes en faveur de l’environnement et du climat. La maire de Paris a annoncé, lundi 4 avril, sa candidature à la présidence du C40, un réseau qui fédère 83 des plus grandes métropoles du monde, représentant plus de 600 millions de personnes et un quart de l’économie mondiale.
Le Monde
REDD+ on the radar for airlines as green groups urge ICAO to steer clear of offsets
Interest groups are sharply divided over whether a global deal to rein in aviation emissions should feature offsets as officials gathered to study the latest proposals for a global market-based measure.
Carbon Pulse
Les pays arabes peuvent économiser 750 mds USD avec les énergies renouvelables (responsable)
Les pays du Moyen-Orient et d'Afrique du nord (Mena) peuvent économiser jusqu'à 750 milliards de dollars s'ils réalisent leur objectif en matière d'utilisation des énergies renouvelables à l'horizon 2030, a indiqué lundi un haut responsable.
L'Orient Le Jour
Mining, oil and gas companies look to carbon pricing and renewable energy to reduce emissions amid strengthening global movement
A climate change consultant says Australian mining, oil and gas companies will not lose out to other countries if Australia adopts a carbon price or enters into an emissions trading scheme.
COP21: une mission sur le prix du carbone pour orienter les investissements
Dans le cadre de la coalition pour un prix du carbone, mise en place lors de la Conférence sur le climat (COP21), le Gouvernement attend d'ici au 1er juillet un nouveau rapport sur le prix du carbone au niveau européen, confié au PDG de Engie Gérard Mestrallet, à l'économiste Alain Grandjean, et à l'ancien ministre, expert du climat et directeur du WWF, Pascal Canfin.
Una póliza que protege a los campesinos del cambio climático
Resulta descorazonador que el trabajo de un año termine en nada. Pero es aún más dramático cuando el esfuerzo y la inversión en tiempo y dinero de millones de agricultores terminan bajo el agua o llevados por el viento. Según un estudio de la FAO, entre 2003 y 2013, las inundaciones, sequías y otros desastres causaron el 83 % de las pérdidas de cultivos y ganado en los países en desarrollo. En América Latina, las pérdidas en el sector agrícola durante ese periodo fueron de 11.000 millones de dólares, en su mayoría por los desastres asociados al clima.
El País
More Bankable, Viable Projects Needed for Faster Asia Climate Action
Scaling up climate action in Asia will take increased know-how and finance, some 150 policymakers, public sector officials, climate specialists and representatives of the private sector heard at a regional conference in Bangkok, Thailand, 31 March–1 April.
UNFCCC Newsroom
UK steel crisis solution may hinge on carbon pricing
The UK’s carbon floor price is coming under closer scrutiny as a potential suitor for Tata’s stricken UK steelmaking operators said its interest depends on the government rolling back the policy.
Carbon Pulse
Which countries are most at risk from climate change and how can we help?
The countries most vulnerable to climate change are among the poorest and least able to respond. How to resolve that dilemma and help these places adapt to a warming world remains among the knottiest problems facing climate financing.
Los Angeles Times
OPINION: A Renewable Energy Boom The New York Times
India to ratify COP 21 climate agreement on April 22
India, along with 100 other nations would ratify the Paris 'COP 21 Global Climate Agreement' in New York on April 22, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday.
Economic Times
France’s Royal forms high-level taskforce to push EU carbon price proposal
French Environment Minister and COP-21 President Segolene Royal has tasked three high-level energy and climate experts to develop proposals on how to implement a price floor for EU carbon allowances as well as for European electricity generation.
Carbon Pulse
UN’s Paris climate deal could enter into force this year
Operational UN global warming pact would be a significant step on path to a safe and stable climate, but requires careful management says former Marshall Islands advisor
Climate Home
Le risque climatique fera bientôt son entrée aux AG des groupes français.
Total a échappé de justesse au dépôt d'une résolution externe par PhiTrust sur le risque climatique.
Les Echoes
El cambio climático ya afecta a los ríos
El impacto del cambio climático sobre el caudal de los ríos y los arroyos podría reducir hasta un 60 % la capacidad de producción de electricidad en el mundo entre 2040 y 2069. Ello, según un estudio publicado en la revista científica Nature Climate Change.
Diario Uno
No 'science for science sake': emails show CSIRO plans to cut climate research
Australia's national science organisation planned to stop "doing science for science sake" and would no longer do "public good" work unless it was linked to jobs and economic growth, according to internal emails between CSIRO senior managers.
Sydney Morning Herald
Economic Impact of Climate Change a Key Concern of IDB
The adverse economic impacts of climate change on Latin American – and especially Caribbean – countries will be a central issue at the Inter-American Development Bank’s annual meeting, which gets under way next week in the Bahamas.
Latin American Herald Tribune
First report from climate risk task force reveals 'fragmented and incomplete' landscape of climate disclosure
Initial report from high-profile task force sets out current landscape of climate risk reporting and identifies seven principles for effective disclosure to underpin its recommendations due later this year
Business Green
Seul un tiers des 1000 premières entreprises mondiales évaluent le risque climatique
Les impacts du changement climatique intéressent particulièrement le monde de la finance, au premier chef les assureurs, mais les obligations vertes demeurent marginales, souligne un nouveau rapport.
Actu Environnement
Climat : comment les agences spatiales vont mesurer le CO2
Les agences spatiales mondiales vont coordonner leur mesure des gaz à effet de serre .
La Tribune
Call for EU carbon market overhaul as emission cuts slow down
Low carbon price and glut of free permits give power sector and industry little incentive to reduce their climate impact, say analysts
Climate Home
Expedición al Polo Norte: una hazaña para alertar sobre el cambio climático
Desde que arribaron a Longyearbyen cinco días atrás -su última "base" de adiestramiento en el archipiélago noruego de Svalbard, situada a 1100 kilómetros de su objetivo-, nueve argentinos se aclimatan al frío ártico, practican maniobras de rescate en el hielo y ensayan otras de alto riesgo sobre grietas y ríos congelados para avanzar en su asalto final: conquistar el Polo Norte geográfico, hacer flamear fugazmente la bandera argentina y blandir, en un gesto simbólico hacia el cielo, la encíclica papal Laudato Si', para concientizar sobre el derretimiento de los polos por el cambio climático.
La Nación
Costa Rica incursionó en energía renovable hace 132 años
A Costa Rica la ilumina el agua desde 1884 gracias a la primera planta hidroeléctrica que tuvo el país en barrio Aranjuez, en el centro de San José. “Demos gracias a esos costarricenses por empezar la trayectoria de energía renovable desde ese año. Este es un país que nació con una estrellita”, comentó, visiblemente emocionada y orgullosa, Christiana Figueres, quien ocupa el cargo de secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC).
La Nación
Climate predicts bird populations
Populations of the most common bird species in Europe and the US are being altered by climate change, according to an international study.
Obama and President Xi of China Vow to Sign Paris Climate Accord Promptly
President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China said Thursday that they would sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on April 22, the first day the United Nations accord will be open for government signatures.
NY Times
Estados Unidos y China firmarán el acuerdo climático de París el 22 de abril
Los presidentes de Estados Unidos y China, Barack Obama y Xi Jinping, respectivamente, han anunciado este jueves en un comunicado conjunto que sus gobiernos firmarán el acuerdo sobre clima emanado de la cumbre de París el próximo 22 de abril.
La Informacion
MEP Duncan calls EU ETS “an irritant” amid current low prices
The EU’s carbon market is “at best an irritant right now” with its current low prices and therefore must change, wrote Ian Duncan, the UK MEP steering ETS reforms through the bloc’s parliament, in a glossy feature for Parliament Magazine.
Carbon Pulse
EU, India outline climate and clean energy package
Delhi and Brussels summit dominated by terror threat, but agree new range of measures to allow India greater access to finance and green technologies
Climate Home
US shareholder votes on climate change hit record
US companies are facing a record number of shareholder votes on climate change related issues at this year’s annual meetings, as pressure from investors has grown and regulators have become increasingly sympathetic.
Financial Times
Changement climatique : ExxonMobil visée par 2 nouvelles enquêtes
Les procureurs généraux des Iles Vierges et du Massachussetts ont annoncé qu’ils rejoignaient le procureur de l’État de New York, Eric T. Schneiderman, dans son enquête pour savoir si ExxonMobil a menti sur l’impact de ses activités sur le réchauffement climatique.
Bloomberg climate risk initiative to release first report
A Financial Stability Board-led venture to coax companies into revealing their exposure to an overheating planet will publish preliminary findings on Friday, according to its head Mark Carney.
Climate Home
Pays-Bas : les véhicules diesel et essence bannis en 2025
Les Pays-Bas ambitionnent d’interdire dès 2025 la commercialisation de véhicules diesel et essence sur leur territoire.
Las aves que pierden y ganan con el cambio climático
A la curruca rabilarga (Sylvia undata) el cambio climático la está llevando cada vez más al norte.
El País
From anger to laughter: what happens when three top comedians walk into the UN?
What happens when three top comedians leave their Hollywood comfort-zone and walk into the United Nations to talk climate change and sustainability?
UN News Centre
Can imams drive action on climate change in Pakistan?
Imams and other religious leaders are an under-used means of pushing action to combat climate change, experts and religious scholars say.
COMMENT: The Brave New World of Carbon Pricing EcoWatch
Study: Antarctic ice may melt faster than expected
Warmer air, less frigid water and gravity may combine to make parts of Antarctica's western ice sheet melt far faster than scientists had thought, raising sea levels much more than expected by the end of the century, according to a new study.
Climate forecasts underestimate sea-rise impact of Antarctic thaw: study
Sea levels could rise 50 cm (20 inches) more this century than had been expected, according to a report published on Wednesday which found that Antarctic ice will melt faster than previously thought.
In Stockholm, UN chief highlights climate change and human mobility as pressing issues
Visiting Sweden today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underscored the many challenges the world currently faces, including one of the most pressing of them – climate change.
UN News Centre
Tianjin extends pilot ETS regulations to June 2018
The Tianjin municipal government has extended the rules of the city’s cap-and-trade programme by two years to 2018 to allow it to continue after this year’s compliance deadline, which originally was meant to be the last for China’s regional pilot markets.
Carbon Pulse
Hundreds of UK churches set to go green, switch to renewable energy-charities
More than 400 churches in the United Kingdom plan to switch to clean energy providers for their light and heat, shifting spending of 1 million pounds ($1.4 million) to renewables from fossil fuels, two Christian charities said on Wednesday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Installations fined for ignoring EU ETS rules up by a third in 2014 -report
Thirty-five installations were fined for failing to comply with EU ETS rules in 2014, up by a third year-on-year, while as many as 10% of aircraft operators also snubbed the measures, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Carbon Pulse
NGO: Poor should take 'wait and see' approach to climate deal
A Malaysian advocacy group is urging poor countries to skip a signing ceremony for the landmark Paris climate agreement in New York next month.
Cambio climático seca a Nicaragua
Una sequía de tres años, que se sumó a la deforestación masiva de sus bosques durante las últimas décadas, secaron la mayoría de las fuentes superficiales hídricas de Nicaragua y sumieron a su población en una crisis cada día más acuciante de acceso al agua potable.
El cambio climático acorrala Isla Mauricio
El fenómeno de El Niño podría afectar a finales de año el arrecife de coral de Isla Mauricio, ya de por sí golpeado por el cambio climático.
La Prensa
1 billion Asians will face severe water shortages by 2050
Countries in Asia will face severe water shortages by 2050 if current environmental, demographic and economic trends remain unchanged.
Business Insider
L'Antarctique va faire monter le niveau des mers
Selon de nouvelles estimations, si les émissions de gaz à effet de serre gardaient le rythme actuel, l'Antarctique pourrait faire monter le niveau des eaux des mers d'un mètre d'ici 2100.
Link between fossil fuels and Great Barrier Reef bleaching clear and incontrovertible
Data shows bleaching of corals on the Great Barrier Reef coincides with record warm ocean temperatures in the region
Etude : des vendanges de plus en plus précoces sous l’effet du changement climatique
A la lumière des registres historiques où étaient consignées les dates de vendanges de nombreuses régions célèbres pour la qualité de leurs vignobles, comme la Gironde, la Bourgogne ou la Vallée de la Loire...
Sud Ouest
Climate change could put eucalypts at risk of death from air bubbles
Extreme droughts could lead to widespread death of eucalypts from embolisms, researchers say.
ABC Australia
Les Pays-Bas soutiendront le Vietnam dans sa lutte contre la sécheresse
Le vice-Premier ministre Nguyen Xuan Phuc a reçu le 31 mars à Hanoi la ministre hollandaise des Infrastructures et de l’Environnement Melanie Schultz Van Heagen, en visite au Vietnam.
Why Fixing Climate Change is Women’s Work
Natural resource scarcity and unpredictable weather affect women first, yet they’re often the last to be heard on how to combat it. That’s slowly changing.
Yes! Magazine
COMMENT: How to Manage Carbon Emissions — and Carbon Policy — Across the Value Chain Environmental Leader
Tiempo de acelerar la lucha contra el cambio climático (por Achim Steiner, Christiana Figueres) La Nación
WMO: Climate change could outpace mitigation efforts
Climate change has reached the point where it may outstrip the quickening efforts to slow it by reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, scientists say.
Climate Home
Papua New Guinea becomes first country to file offical national climate action plan
The Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) that enabled the successful finalisation of last year's historic Paris Agreement climate change deal are turning into Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and Papua New Guinea has this week been named as the first country to officially file its new climate action plan with the UN.
Japan environment minister won’t give up on carbon pricing
Japan Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa on Tuesday released her long-term vision on climate change, opting to include carbon pricing as part of her preferred future policy portfolio despite lingering opposition in other quarters of government.
Carbon Pulse
Australie: la Grande barrière menacée par le blanchissement de coraux
Des observations aériennes de la grande Barrière ont révélé l’un des plus graves épisodes de blanchissement des coraux de cet écosystème australien unique, ont annoncé mardi des scientifiques.
Anuncian coalición en la lucha contra cambio climático en Estados Unidos
El exvicepresidente de Estados Unidos Al Gore y 17 fiscales generales del país anunciaron una gran coalición para unir esfuerzos en la lucha contra el cambio climático y apoyar los progresos de la Administración de Barack Obama.
El Salvador
China’s NDRC passes emissions trading bill to State Council
A bill on China’s planned national emissions trading scheme has been passed to the State Council for approval by the country’s top economic planning agency, with no changes from an earlier draft, a leaked document showed on Tuesday.
Carbon Pulse
El lago de Chalco, pieza clave en la historia del cambio climático
Un grupo de científicos de la UNAM busca reconstruir 500.000 años de historia climática de la cuenca del Valle de México
El País
Chile invierte en energía renovable
Según informe de la ONU, en el país inversión llegó a US$ 3.400 millones, 151% más respecto a 2014.
Le Maroc plus visible sur le radar des investissements dans les énergies renouvelables
Une autre consécration pour l’engagement du Maroc dans les énergies renouvelables. Le Royaume est cité par le dixième rapport annuel sur les «Tendances mondiales des investissements dans les énergies renouvelables» du Programme des Nations unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) comme l’un des pays en développement qui ont consenti un important effort dans ce domaine en 2015
Le Matin
Todd Stern on Paris, the future and learning from the past
Todd Stern says struggling through Kyoto, Japan, and Copenhagen, Denmark, helped teach him what a climate deal would need to succeed.
Nicolas Hulot : "Sans la COP21, on aurait perdu la guerre climatique"
Le président de la Fondation pour la nature et l'homme, invité exceptionnel de la Matinale d'Europe 1, est revenu sur l'accord obtenu après la COP21.
Energy companies warned against building new power stations
Energy companies can only keep building new coal and gas power stations for one more year if the world is to avoid dangerous levels of global warming, Oxford university researchers have found.
Financial Times
Tonga policy aims to build climate change resilience by 2035
An ambitious National Climate Change Policy to build a Resilient Tonga by 2035 was launched by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Climate Change, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni
Matangi Tonga Online
UN Begins Negotiations on Treaty to Protect Marine Resources
The United Nations has begun negotiations for a new legally binding treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological resources in the world’s oceans – nearly 64 percent of which lie beyond national jurisdiction.
The enormous carbon footprint of food that we never even eat
Discussions about how to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions frequently center on clean energy, more efficient transportation and sustainable agriculture.
Washington Post
Now is the time to fast-track climate action (by Achim Steiner and Christiana Figueres) Japan Times
Tolba, former UN environment chief, dies at age 93
Mostafa Tolba, an Egyptian scientist and former executive director of the U.N. Environment Program whose call for "development without destruction" helped bring about the agency he led for 17 years, died Monday at the age of 93, a U.N. official said.
Christiana Figueres destaca entre los 50 mejores líderes del mundo, según revista Fortune
La revista estadounidense Fortune, especializada en negocios, incluyó a la costarricense Christiana Figueres entre los 50 mejores líderes del mundo.
La Nación
La CGEM se mobilise pour la COP22
Le Maroc accueillera la 22ème Conférence des Parties sur le changement climatique en novembre prochain.
Arctic sea ice reaches new record low mark for wintertime
The growth of Arctic sea ice this winter peaked at the lowest maximum level on record, thanks to extraordinarily warm temperatures, federal scientists said Monday.
Too early to hail dip in China's CO2, despite coal fall-study
Reports of a historic dip in China's carbon dioxide emissions in the past two years are premature because of uncertainty over data showing the pace of a decline in coal use by the world's biggest consumer, a study showed on Monday.
Le Canada se rêve en géant ver
Et si l’exemple venait du ciel ? Avec ses « vaisseaux solaires » à moteur hybride et à ailes gonflables et solaires, la société canadienne SolarShip symbolise l’ambition du nouveau gouvernement dans les énergies renouvelables et les technologies propres.
Le Monde
Un uruguayo, impulsor de la energía renovable, entre líderes mundiales de la revista Fortune
El físico uruguayo Ramón Méndez, incluido este año en la lista de los 50 líderes mundiales de la revista Fortune, junto a personalidades como el papa, dijo a Efe que este constituye un reconocimiento al "trabajo colectivo" realizado en el país para impulsar las energías renovables.
Overlooked Tool to Fight Climate Change: A Tweak in Fuel Standards
One of the best new opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions might be to tweak a bureaucratic regulation we’ve had around for close to four decades.
NY Times
El blanqueo afecta al 95 % de la zona norte de la Gran Barrera de Coral
En el caso de la Gran Barrera, patrimonio de la humanidad, el blanqueo proviene del aumento de la temperatura de la superficie del mar
Le stress hydrique gagne des régions du monde... La preuve en Île-de-France
Du 7 au 18 mars, les télévisions nous ont transmis des images de manœuvres qui ont mobilisé 110 sapeurs-pompiers et 200 sauveteurs dans la simulation d’une crue du siècle, toujours possible en Île-de-France. La dernière grande crue date de 1910.
These Latinos Are Among The World’s Greatest Leaders
Fortune released their annual list of the world’s most influential pioneers. This year’s list honors a several of today’s most triumphant Latinos across various sectors of society.
Cambio climático podría frenar auge turístico: Inecc
Los principales destinos turísticos de México están altamente expuestos a los efectos del cambio climático, por lo que a futuro se prevé una reducción de los visitantes hacia estas zonas como consecuencia del mal tiempo, según datos revelados por el Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático (Inecc), cuya directora general es María Amparo Martínez Arroyo.
El Sol de México
Baby steps for Japan’s JCM as it seeks to break new ground
Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism is inching forward by registering a handful of new projects, but progress is slow with no firm demand and as regulators take a firm line in tackling issues not previously faced in international carbon markets.
Carbon Pulse
Hubei exchange to launch carbon forward contract on Apr. 20
The Hubei carbon exchange will launch a forward contract for CO2 allowances, it announced Friday, making it the first of China’s seven pilot emissions trading schemes to offer on-exchange forward trading.
Carbon Pulse
OPINION: Overlooked Tool to Fight Climate Change: A Tweak in Fuel Standards New York Times
Climate, weather and the politics of energy (blog) Financial Times