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US President Barack Obama hopeful of successful Paris Summit on climate change
US President Barack Obama has exuded confidence of a successful Paris Summit on climate change later this year, with the White House hoping countries like China and India will be fully on board for the "most ambitious international climate change in human history".
Economic Times
 
Cambio climático: Obama y su "ambicioso" plan contra las emisiones de CO2
Con un ambicioso plan para reducir las emisiones de carbono de las centrales eléctricas de todo el país, el presidente Barack Obama quiere que Estados Unidos haga su parte para aminorar su contribución al cambio climático.
BBC
 
Statistics says the long-term global warming trend continues
A new study has just been prepared for an upcoming climate meeting of the US Climate Variability and Predictability Program. This group has an annual summit and this year will have a special science session with papers and presentations devoted to the so-called “hiatus”.
Guardian
 
Glaciers melt faster than ever
The World Glacier Monitoring Service, domiciled at the University of Zurich, has compiled worldwide data on glacier changes for more than 120 years
PhysOrg
 
G20 countries pay over $1,000 per citizen in fossil fuel subsidies, say IMF
Subsidies for fossil fuels amount to $1,000 (£640) a year for every citizen living in the G20 group of the world’s leading economies, despite the group’s pledge in 2009 to phase out support for coal, oil and gas.
Guardian
 
To save forests, Kenyan tea factory brews new way to dry tea
The first thing that strikes you as you enter the Makomboki Tea Factory is the air. It's clear, absent of the dark smoke that billows from the boilers of Kenya's other tea factories.
Reuters
 
Climate: No 'Plan B' for oceans, says study
Technology to drain heat-trapping CO2 from the atmosphere may slow global warming, but will not reverse climate damage to the ocean on any meaningful timescale, according to research published Monday.
AFP
 
 
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