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Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution
A sobering report released on Monday by the International Energy Agency says air pollution has become a major public health crisis leading to around 6.5 million deaths each year, with “many of its root causes and cures” found in the energy industry.
NY Times
 
India consider umbrella legislation on climate change
India is considering the possibility of bringing an umbrella legislation on climate change to move ahead towards the ratification of the Paris climate agreement—a legacy that the US President Barack Obama wants to leave before his term draws to an end.
Economic Times
 
Prochaine réunion des experts africains au Rwanda sur les émissions de carbone
Plus de 600 experts sur le changement climatique des gouvernements du continent africain et d'autres régions devraient participer au Forum Afrique Carbone (ACF) de cette année, prévu la semaine prochaine dans la capitale rwandaise Kigali.
China.org.cn
 
Marruecos crea una nueva agencia para gestionar todas las energías renovables
El Consejo de Gobierno de Marruecos ha creado con un proyecto de ley la Agencia Marroquí de Energías Renovables, MASEN, siglas en inglés, que gestionará el campo de las energías renovables, principalmente solar y eólica.
EFE
 
Paris Agreement to Drive Development - Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016 Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
The Paris Climate Change Agreement has put fresh wind in the sails of climate policy, which governments and the private sector will seek to harness to drive development at the Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.
UNFCCC Newsroom
 
La BM soutient l'adaptation au changement climatique et la croissance verte au Vietnam
La Banque mondiale (BM) a approuvé un crédit de 90 millions de dollars en faveur du Vietnam pour l'aider à s'adapter aux changements climatiques et soutenir sa croissance verte, conformément au Plan d'action sur le changement climatique du groupe de la BM.
Le Courrier du Vietnam
 
Líderes religiosos se alían con la ciencia para incluir el cambio climático en sus sermones
Científicos internacionales y a líderes religiosos de ocho confesiones firman una declaración en la que instan a «fomentar la colaboración de la ciencia y las principales religiones en la conservación del medio ambiente»
ABC España
 
 
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