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California lawmakers approve extension of climate change law
California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law - the most aggressive in the nation - by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.
AP
 
California Passes Toughest Greenhouse Gas Emission Curbs
California is poised to make the nation’s strictest carbon emission controls even tougher, with a bill to cut greenhouse-gas discharges to 40 percent less than 1990 levels by 2030 now headed to Governor Jerry Brown.
Bloomberg
 
Une oeuvre "à partir de l'énergie solaire" (Royal)
Daniel Buren, l'auteur des célèbres colonnes du Palais-Royal à Paris, va réaliser une oeuvre "à partir de l'énergie solaire" dans le cadre d'une "commande publique sur le climat", a annoncé aujourd'hui Ségolène Royal.
Le Figaro/AFP
 
COP22: Ségolène Royal et Mezouar appellent à une ratification rapide de l'Accord de Paris
La présidente de la COP 21, Ségolène Royal et le futur président de la COP 22 Salaheddine Mezouar ont appelé à la poursuite de la mobilisation internationale en faveur du climat par une ratification rapide de l'Accord de Paris.
Medias24
 
130 investisseurs pesant 13 000 milliards $ d’actifs incitent le G20 à œuvrer pour le climat
Une incitation à accélérer les actions en faveur de la transition énergétique. Tel est le contenu de la lettre adressée aux leaders du G20 par 130 investisseurs internationaux représentant plus de 13 000 milliards $ d’actifs.
Agence Ecofin
 
Mexico’s largest solar energy project aims at sustainability
Mexico has set an ambitious goal of switching to clean energy by 2024. Sources like wind and solar are expected to make up more than one-third of the country’s electricity. And foreign companies are playing a role to help meet that goal.
CCTV
 
Việt Nam commits to green growth
Urbanisation in Việt Nam reached 15 per cent growth – a double increase over past two decades, making a 75 per share of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it needs a big change in earning ‘green growth’ over the next period.
Viet Nam News
 
 
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