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Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study
A warmer world will release vast volumes of carbon into the atmosphere, potentially triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.
Women4Climate, le manifeste des femmes maires unies contre le réchauffement climatique
Les femmes sont les premières victimes du réchauffement climatique. Elles sont aussi, souvent, les premières à agir pour protéger l’environnement. C’est pourquoi les maires réunies au sommet de Mexico ont signé le manifeste « Women4Climate » qui vise à soutenir toutes les femmes du monde qui travaillent sur des politiques locales pour le climat.
Bloomberg optimistic at start of climate change summit
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that even if President-elect Donald Trump pulls the United States back from the climate goals pledged a year ago in Paris, action by major American cities can continue advancing toward those goals.
World states and regions 'on track' with 2020 climate goals
CDP report finds emissions targets of regional governments are on track for 2020 but ambition needs stepping up in the long-term
Germany makes climate change G20 priority
Agenda for Hamburg summit submitted by chancellor Angela Merkel to cabinet calls for global push on climate and development goals
Climate Home
Vietnam faces dilemma on forests as climate change threatens coffee crops
Vietnam is the world’s largest producer of Coffea canephora, or Robusta coffee, which is mainly used to make instant coffee and other lower-quality products
Secretary-General Appoints Cristiana Paşca Palmer of Romania Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultation with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announced today the appointment of Cristiana Paşca Palmer of Romania as Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
United Nations
Off-grid solar to help Myanmar bring electricity to all by 2030
In a country where only 16% of rural homes have power a government-led scheme is bringing electricity to thousands of villages
Most villages unprepared to cope with climate change
The Environment and Forestry Ministry has said it is stepping up efforts to build climate resilience in villages after learning that only 290 of around 70,000 villages have taken part in its climate resilience program, which started in 2011.
Jakarta Post
Climat : l'avenir de la planète entre les mains des villes
Le rapport publié ce jeudi 1er décembre par le réseau de villes C40 fournit des pistes d’action concrètes pour respecter l’objectif de l’Accord de Paris sur le climat.
La Tribune
Solomon Islands Undertakes Climate Change Finance Assessment
The Solomon Islands is the 7th Pacific Island nation to undertake the Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment.
Climate Change Could Turn Britain Into a Major Wine Producer
Oenophiles of the future could find themselves heading to the balmy terroir of the United Kingdom to sample the latest fine wines.
Australie : année noire pour la Grande Barrière de corail
Dans sa partie nord, le joyau australien a perdu 67 % de ses coraux sous l’effet du réchauffement des eaux.
Le Monde
Capping aviation emissions will affect sector's growth: Govt
Government today said it has opposed capping of aviation emissions at 2020 level as such a mechanism would adversely affect the growth of the sector in developing countries.
Economic Times
MEP compromise on EU ETS reform still feasible: Update
The European Parliament's environment committee could reach a compromise on reform of the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) before an 8 December vote, the rapporteur for the process, MEP Ian Duncan, has said.
Argus Media
Energie - climat : la Commission européenne détaille ses mesures pour atteindre ses objectifs 2030
La Commission européenne a publié mercredi un ensemble de propositions législatives sur l’énergie. Celles-ci sont rassemblées dans le "paquet d’hiver sur l’énergie propre", qui décline les objectifs du paquet énergie-climat pour 2030 adopté il y a maintenant deux ans.
Christmas deliveries go green as major retailers embrace renewable lorry fuel
Gas-powered lorries laden with Christmas parcels are set to have a lighter carbon impact this season thanks to the launch today of a new renewable fuel from CNG Fuels.
OPINION: We can cut emissions in half by 2040 if we build smarter cities
Mayors look to tackle climate change at city level
The mayors of Atlanta, Cape Town, Paris and Vancouver have pledged to lead a 7,000-city push to combat the threat of climate change, even as Donald Trump’s election as US president dims hopes for co-ordinated national action.
Financial Times
Los alcaldes de las ciudades más pobladas piden acciones concretas contra el cambio climático
Decenas de alcaldes de las ciudades más pobladas del mundo han llegado este miércoles a la Ciudad de México para hablar del cambio climático. La Cumbre de alcaldes C40: Ciudades liderando acciones climáticas, que durará dos días, abordará las acciones concretas que los gobiernos locales están emprendiendo para mejorar la calidad de vida de los habitantes de las urbes más grandes del mundo.
El País
Mayors around the world vow to fight climate change with or without Trump
Mexico City, Nov 30 (efe_epa).- Mayors from some of the world's largest cities said in Mexico City on Wednesday that they will continue their fight against climate change even if the next president of the United States, Donald Trump, withdraws his nation from the Paris Agreement.
How China's climate revolution can stop global warming
With or without the cooperation of the US government, nations around the world have begun to take collective action against climate change. Could a new cap-and-trade market in China set a global example?
Deutsche Welle
EU climate chief: we need to be deal makers
Climate Commissioner makes case for new energy package, arguing it will boost clean energy, security and hand more power to consumers
Climate Home
EU unveils plans to sharply increase ‘clean energy’ use
The EU on Wednesday unveiled “clean energy” plans to boost renewables, cut waste and reduce subsidies for coal power in a bid to meet commitments under the Paris climate deal.
La UE inicia su transición energética en defensa del clima
La Comisión Europea ha presentado este miércoles 30 de noviembre en Bruselas un nuevo paquete de medidas para promover la transición energética, basada en gran parte en energías renovables. Las propuestas presentadas con el título genérico de Energía limpia para todos los europeos pretende cumplir con los objetivos europeos del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático.
La Vanguardia
El 2016 termina con un ascenso de la temperatura del planeta de 1,31 grados
La temperatura media del planeta ha subido "hasta los 1,31 grados" a final de 2016, tal y como la Administración Nacional de la Aeronáutica y del Espacio (NASA) anticipaba sobre que el año "podría acabar por encima de un grado".
Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military
Unchecked global warming is greatest threat to 21st-century security where mass migration could be ‘new normal’, say senior military
World’s largest solar power plant unveiled in Tamil Nadu
Funded by the Adani Group, the plant was built at a cost of $679 m and was completed in just eight months.
Indian Express
Presenta India planta fotovoltaica de 2.5 millones de módulos solares
India quiere posicionarse como el tercer mayor mercado solar en el mundo solo detrás de China y Estados Unidos, y para ello tienen un agresivo plan que consiste en alimentar 60 millones de hogares solo con energía solar para el año 2020, esto como parte del objetivo global de llegar a 2030 con el 40% del consumo total de energías renovables.
El Diario de Chihuahua
The Sundance Film Festival created an entire section of climate change films
Climate change is near and dear to Robert Redford — and now it's near and dear to his Sundance Film Festival, too.
Morocco Continues Renewable Push with 100% Pledge
Playing host to the COP22 talks in Marrakech this year, Morocco continued its green energy development push by joining in on a pledge to meet 100% of its domestic electricity needs with local renewable energy production as “rapidly as possible.”
Canada shouldn't lose resolve for a carbon tax, says Shell exec
Amid calls for Canada to abandon its plans for a carbon tax, it's notable that none of the country's largest oil and gas companies are voicing their concerns.
CBC News
La deforestación de la Amazonía brasileña crece un 29%, su mayor nivel en 8 años
La Amazonía brasileña perdió 7.989 kilómetros cuadrados de cobertura vegetal entre agosto de 2015 y julio de 2016, un área un 29 % superior a la del año inmediatamente anterior y la mayor en los últimos ocho años, informó hoy el Gobierno.
America Knows Better: Addressing Climate Change is Good Business Forbes
OP-ED: Cities and States Lead on Climate Change NY Times
Mayors and the finance sector working together on city climate finance (by Mark Watts) Huffington Post
Climate global initiative calls for urgent action against invasive alien species
A new global initiative to reduce the impacts of invasive alien species - the Honolulu Challenge - has been launched on Tuesday by 33 organisations and institutions.
The Nation
Les maires des grandes villes à Mexico pour la lutte au réchauffement
Les maires des plus grandes villes du monde se réunissent mercredi pour trois jours à Mexico pour tenter de lutter contre le dérèglement climatique et faire front face au président américain élu Donald Trump, climatosceptique déclaré.
Los alcaldes contra el cambio climático se reúnen en Ciudad de México
Los alcaldes de las ciudades más pobladas del mundo están reunidos esta semana en la Ciudad de México para compartir sus experiencias en su lucha contra el calentamiento global. La Cumbre de alcaldes C40: Ciudades liderando acciones climáticas comenzará este miércoles y en ella se debatirá sobre la estrategia que la organización —formada por 86 ciudades del mundo— emprenderá en los próximos cuatro años.
El País
Google Earth Timelapse muestra cómo cambió el mundo entre 1984 y 2016
Google presentó hoy una actualización de Timelapse, una herramienta que permite ver los cambios en el terreno entre 1984 y 2016. Se puede ver aquí. Alcanza a todo el planeta, aunque algunas zonas tienen una resolución mucho mayor que otras, lo que permite detectar cambios más sutiles. Aún así, es una herramienta interesante para tener una apreciación personal del impacto que tiene en la Tierra la expansión de las ciudades, o del cambio climático.
La Nación
Google Earth’s Timelapse update illustrates 30 years of climate change
The team behind Google Earth released an update today to the timelapse feature of its satellite imagery app, and it’s a great way to see the rapid pace of urban development and public infrastructure projects like the San Francisco Bay Bridge
The Verge
Climat : l'UE en passe de renoncer à ses ambitions?
Alors que la Commission européenne doit publier mercredi ses propositions pour mettre en oeuvre la transition énergétique du continent, les ONG s'alarment, car les textes qui ont fuité ces derniers jours fixent selon elles un cap «incompatible avec celui donné par l'accord de Paris».
Veto a la calefacción individual y al coche privado: así combaten las ciudades el cambio climático
"Piensa global, actúa local". La máxima ecologista que reclama pequeñas acciones en las comunidades para cuidar la salud del planeta coloca a las ciudades en el epicentro de la batalla para frenar el cambio climático.
20 Minutos
Perturbateurs endocriniens, climat... L'appel d'une centaine de scientifiques contre la "manipulation de la science"
Perturbateurs endocriniens et réchauffement climatique : le combat est le même pour une centaine de scientifiques. Dans les colonnes du Monde daté du mercredi 30 novembre, ils demandent à l'Europe et à la communauté internationale d'agir contre les perturbateurs endocriniens. Pour eux, on assiste ici à la même "fabrication du doute", déjà à l’œuvre pour le changement climatique.
Usine Nouvelle
Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen
Denmark’s capital has reached a milestone in its journey to become a cycling city – there are now more bikes than cars on the streets. Can other cities follow?
With climate change, not all wildlife population shifts are predictable
Wildlife ecologists who study the effects of climate change assume, with support from several studies, that warming temperatures caused by climate change are forcing animals to move either northward or upslope on mountainsides to stay within their natural climate conditions.
Science Daily
EU cement giants get €5bn carbon market windfall
Sector is profiting from free pollution permits, says watchdog, calling on EU lawmakers to reform the flagship climate policy
Climate Home
Adapting to climate change in Africa will hinge on improved transparency
After last year’s adoption of the Paris Agreement, the Marrakech climate summit – which closed last week and was billed Africa’s COP – focused on issues for its implementation, including finance. Transparency was central to that discussion.
Ontario Considers Forest Incentives as Carbon Offsets
Ontario is considering incentives for new forests on private and government land as carbon offsets to help the province meet its climate change targets.
Bloomberg BNA
Solar lessons for India from Morocco
With Atlas Mountain on one side and the vast Sahara on the other, Ouarzazate also known as Morocco's Hollywood, where films like "Gladiator" and TV series "Game of Thrones" were shot has become, in a record time of three years, home to the world's largest concentrated solar power plant, holding many a lesson for India.
The Hans India
Comment: How Aviation’s Carbon Market Could Undercut the Paris Agreement
Is the aviation industry’s new emissions plan a game changer, or merely a political statement? We consider all the possibilities.
Pacific Standard
A Path Forward for Forests And The Planet Ecosystem Marketplace
Climat : "Les objectifs de l'Europe de 40% de baisse de ses émissions de gaz à effet de serre, ne sont pas suffisants"
La Commission européenne présente mercredi 30 novembre les détails de son paquet énergie-climat. Pour le député européen écologiste du Luxembourg Claude Turmes, il est grand temps "d'aller plus vite et plus fort sur les énergies renouvelables".
France tv info
Pour les ONG, l’Europe manque d’ambition sur le climat
La Commission européenne doit rendre publiques mercredi 30 novembre ses propositions visant à mettre en œuvre l’accord de Paris sur le climat. Pour plusieurs ONG, ces mesures sont loin d’être à la hauteur des enjeux.
La Croix
Pope urges world leaders not to hobble climate change pact
Pope Francis urged national leaders on Monday to implement global environmental agreements without delay, a message that looked to be squarely aimed at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
El Papa alerta de la lentitud de los Gobiernos en aplicar los acuerdos mundiales sobre ambiente y el clima
El Papa ha alertado a los gobiernos de "la distracción y el retraso en la aplicación de los acuerdos mundiales sobre el ambiente" y ha invitado a los científicos a construir un modelo cultural para afrontar la crisis del cambio climático.
Europa Press
Climat: le pape en appelle aux scientifiques
Le pape a adressé ce lundi un vibrant appel à renouveler "l'alliance" entre scientifiques et chrétiens face aux défis climatiques et à la "soumission" des politiques.
Le Figaro
Le Sommet de la Francophonie salue les résultat de la COP22 à Marrakech
Le 16è Sommet des chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement a salué les résultats de la 22e Conférence sur les changements climatiques tenue du 8 au 18 novembre à Marrakech (CdP22) au Maroc qui a su mettre l’accent sur sa dimension africaine, sa démarche inclusive et son articulation entre les Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et la lutte contre les changements climatiques. - See more at:
Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers worst ever coral bleaching
Coral across Australia's Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most devastating die-off on record, a new report says.
La Gran Barrera de Coral alcanza en 2016 su récord de blanqueamiento
La Gran Barrera de Coral de Australia ha batido el récord de blanqueamiento. Más del 67% de los corales han muerto en la zona más afectada, la zona norte, según ha informado el Centro de Excelencia ARC para estudios de arrecifes de coral según informa la BBC. La situación fue mejor en la sección central, donde se perdió el 6%, mientras que el arrecife meridional fue el que salió mejor parado.
El Mundo
Great Barrier Reef scientists confirm largest die-off of corals recorded
Higher sea temperatures have led to the worst bleaching event on record, new study finds, with coral predicted to take up to 15 years to recover
Hidalgo : "Paris et les villes du C40 annonceront de nouvelles mesures de lutte contre la pollution"
A l’occasion du Sommet des maires de Mexico, du 30 novembre au 2 décembre, Anne Hidalgo prendra la présidence du C40, organisation internationale qui regroupe les 86 plus grandes villes du monde, représentant 650 millions d’habitants. Elle explique son rôle et les enjeux du Sommet.
La CDMX recibirá el próximo miércoles a alcaldes de 86 ciudades para Cumbre C40
La Ciudad de México recibirá el próximo miércoles 30 de noviembre a los alcaldes de 86 ciudades integrantes de la red mundial C40, la cual promueve acciones y comparte experiencias en materia de mitigación del cambio climático.
Al Momento
California targets dairy cows to combat global warming
California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
China good partner to LatAm in protecting biodiversity, says Mexican official
China is a good partner to Mexico and Latin America in general in protecting biodiversity, a Mexican environment official said in an interview with Xinhua on Friday.
Africa: How to Get Climate Finance Down to Where It Matters?
In Africa, models are being built to channel climate cash to communities that decide how to spend it themselves
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Climate change "threatens Thai fight against illegal fishing"
Climate change threatens to undermine Thailand's efforts to combat illegal fishing and avoid a potential European Union ban on exports by the multi-billion dollar seafood industry, environmental groups say.
Sahel countries in race against time to regreen Africa's spreading desert
The areas surrounding the Sahara desert which decades ago were covered with forests, crops and grasslands, can be restored - a significant chunk of them by 2030 - agriculture experts said after viewing the results of a detailed survey of the region.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Shrinking glaciers cause state-of-emergency drought in Bolivia
The government of Bolivia, a landlocked country in the heart of South America, has been forced to declare a state of emergency as it faces its worst drought for at least 25 years.
Tres inquietantes estudios retratan los devastadores efectos del cambio climático
El cambio climático es real. Tres estudios publicados en los últimos días alertan de los efectos desastrosos que está teniendo sobre el planeta el calentamiento global. En el Ártico, el ecosistema está amenazado además por las actividades humanas llevadas a cabo directamente bajo el lecho marino, según explica el inquietante informe del Instituto Medioambiental de Estocolmo.
New Zealand to Save $31 Billion by Tapping Paris Carbon Markets
New Zealand is seeking to offset its global warming emissions by investing almost $5 billion in green projects overseas, saving six times that figure to meet its Paris climate commitments.
Climat : les compagnies pétrolières américaines hors des clous
Dans un nouveau classement du secteur pétrolier et gazier, le CDP (ex Carbon Disclosure Project) pointe un très net écart entre les majors pétrolières et gazières européennes et américaines en matière de stratégie climatique.
To meet the Paris Agreement, northern leaders should commit to paying for forest protection
The only way for northern countries to halt deforestation in the South is to make sure land owners are paid more than it costs them to conserve the forest.
BNP Paribas réussit son émission d'emprunts verts
BNP Paribas veut promouvoir les obligations vertes auprès des institutionnels, en figurant en 2018 parmi les trois premiers acteurs mondiaux en euros. La banque vient ainsi de réaliser sa première émission d'obligations vertes, pour un montant de 500 millions d'euros.
Les Echos
Solar power store highlights bright potential for clean energy
Next to the Village Pet Market, two doors down from Trader Joe’s, a vision of California’s energy future is for sale.
LA Times
EDITORIAL: We should take climate change seriously, prepare for disaster Fiji Sun Online
Arctic Undergoing Rapid Ice Melt That Could Speed Global Warming: Study
The Arctic, the northernmost polar region characterized by cold winters and vast sheets of white ice, is "undergoing rapid, sometimes turbulent change beyond anything previously experienced," according to a new five-year study.
ABC News
Advierten de potenciales desastres en el Ártico por el calentamiento global
A menos que el mundo deje de quemar combustibles fósiles que están alimentando el calentamiento global, los cambios irreversibles en el Ártico podrían tener efectos desastrosos para las poblaciones que residen en el área y para el resto del planeta, advirtieron científicos esta semana.
«L'Arctique est un des endroits du monde qui se réchauffe le plus vite»
Valérie Masson-Delmotte, paléoclimatologue française et membre du GIEC, détaille avec pédagogie pourquoi l'Arctique connaît une hausse sans précédent de ses températures.
UAE installs eight solar energy plants in Mauritania
The UAE has helped double Mauritania’s clean energy capacity by delivering and installing eight new rural solar energy plants.
The National
South Pacific island ditches fossil fuels to run entirely on solar power
Ta’u island in American Samoa will rely on solar panels and Tesla batteries as it does away with diesel generators
Finland’s to phase out coal by 2030, supports forestry- and waste-based energy
The government of Finland approved on Thursday a new national Energy and Climate Strategy outlining how the country plans to reach both domestic and EU climate targets by 2030.
Bioenergy Insight
La Finlande souhaite en finir avec le charbon d’ici 2030
Le pays nordique souhaite bannir complètement la production d’énergie à partir de charbon d’ici 2030.
Participants endorse 'Ashgabat Statement' as first-ever UN conference on sustainable transport ends
The first-ever United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded today in the Turkmen capital, with more than 50 countries endorsing the 'Ashgabat Statement on Commitments and Policy Recommendations,' with a view to supporting cleaner, greener transportation – from local transit systems to worldwide multimodal networks.
UN News Centre
IEA Warns That Climate Change Pledges Fall Far Short Of What Is Needed
One of the most important and comprehensive reports on the outlook for the global energy markets is the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook (WEO).
Énergie solaire : une île entièrement alimentée par SolarCity et Tesla
Au lendemain de son acquisition effective par Tesla, SolarCity a annoncé sur son blog l'achèvement d'un projet permettant d'alimenter la quasi-totalité de l'île de Ta'u, dans les Samoa américaines, en énergie solaire. Il a suffi, pour cela, d'installer sur place quelque 5 000 panneaux et 60 batteries, ce qui n'a pris qu'un an.
La CDMX recibirá el próximo miércoles a alcaldes de 86 ciudades para Cumbre C40
La Ciudad de México recibirá el próximo miércoles 30 de noviembre a los alcaldes de 86 ciudades integrantes de la red mundial C40, la cual promueve acciones y comparte experiencias en materia de mitigación del cambio climático.
Alcaldes de México
Marrakech meet able to deliver goal of UN climate talks, WWF says
Organizers of the climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco, have announced that the conference was able to deliver the goal of “putting substance” to the Paris Agreement on reducing ozone-depleting emission so that signatory countries “could fully implement them”.
Business Mirror
T&T gets help tackling environmental pollutants
THE Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has received further financial support to address the issue of environmental pollution and its effects through successful access to a shared regional grant of US$8.8 million.
Trinidad Express
Francophonie Summit Welcomes COP22 Outcome
The 16th Francophonie Summit, which wrapped up Sunday in Antananarivo, welcomed the outcome of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), Held on November 7-18 in Marrakech.
Morocco World News
Climate finance for farmers key to avert 1B hungry
With climate change posing growing threats to smallholder farmers, experts working around the issues of agriculture and food security say it is more critical than ever to implement locally appropriate solutions to help them adapt to changing rainfall patterns.
Business Mirror
Abren la cartera para proyectos de cambio climático
Instituciones financieras como administradoras de fondos para el retiro (afores), aseguradoras, banca de desarrollo y comercial, así como fondos de inversión, tienen abiertas sus carteras para disponer de recursos destinados a financiar proyectos “verdes” que ayuden a frenar el cambio climático.
El Economista
Look to places like Mars (the company) for greenhouse-gas reform (internal) USA
Celebridades hablan sobre el cambio climático
Mañana martes se estrena una nueva temporada del programa “Planeta en peligro”, en el canal Nat Geo a las 8 p.m. En el programa, reconocidas personalidades de Hollywood y periodistas especializados recorren el mundo para explorar las cuestiones del cambio climático y cubrir las historias íntimas sobre el triunfo y la tragedia humana.
La República
Gros coup de chaud sur l'Arctique : au pôle Nord, la température dépasse de 20°C la normale
Au delà du cercle polaire, avec près de zéro degré Celsius au pôle Nord, soit 20°C au-dessus de la moyenne, l'Arctique connaît cet automne une chaleur record. Deuxième inquiétude, confrontée à un « cercle vicieux » qui s’annonce de plus en plus fréquent avec le réchauffement climatique, la banquise polaire est à un minimum historique à cette époque de l'année.
Ma planète
Why Brazil Needs to Rethink its Restrictions on Carbon Trading
At the United Nations climate talks last week, we heard a loud and clear message from science: global warming is moving at an alarming rate, faster than predicted. The scenarios are very worrisome, with the melting of glaciers, more frequent super storms and other extreme climate events. These have been responsible for huge waves of human migration to cities with low capacity to absorb them, resulting in conflicts, civil war and even the collapse of societies as a whole as we have seen in Syria.
The Huffington Post
EU CO2 prices fall 7.5% on talk of EU efficiency targets
EU carbon dioxide allowance prices under the EU Emissions Trading System fell sharply to a two-month low Friday morning amid signs that the European Commission may be pushing for stronger EU energy efficiency targets in a package of policies to be unveiled next week.
Énergie solaire : une île entièrement alimentée par SolarCity et Tesla
Au lendemain de son acquisition effective par Tesla, SolarCity a annoncé sur son blog l'achèvement d'un projet permettant d'alimenter la quasi-totalité de l'île de Ta'u, dans les Samoa américaines, en énergie solaire. Il a suffi, pour cela, d'installer sur place quelque 5 000 panneaux et 60 batteries, ce qui n'a pris qu'un an.
Why the Paris Climate Change Agreement Will Prove Resilient During Turbulent Times
The 2016 United Nations climate change conference in Marrakech ended earlier this month with reaffirmation by nearly 200 countries of their “highest political commitment” to combating global warming.
This island is now powered almost entirely by solar energy
A small island in American Samoa is making the switch from diesel generators to 100 percent renewable energy. Ta’u, the easternmost of the Samoan islands, has just been equipped with a new microgrid with 1.4 megawatts of solar-generation capacity and six megawatt hours of battery storage. It’s enough to power the entire island night and day.
Washington Post
Finland wants to bring 250,000 electric cars onto its roads by 2030
Anne Berner (Centre), the Minister of Transport and Communications, believes a variety of measures, such as tax incentives, are needed to raise the number of electric vehicles on Finland's roads to 250,000 by 2030.
Helsinki Times
Vietnam’s vulnerability to climate change has lessons for Ireland
In Ireland we are already beginning to feel the negative effects of climate change through increased weather variability, and worse is yet to come. However, many other countries at an earlier stage of development than Ireland are facing greater risks of climate-induced damage.
Irish Times
Arctic ice melt could trigger uncontrollable climate change at global level
Arctic scientists have warned that the increasingly rapid melting of the ice cap risks triggering 19 “tipping points” in the region that could have catastrophic consequences around the globe.
The Guardian
Décarboniser sans risque
La décarbonisation de portefeuilles devient incontournable. La réglementation se durcissant, elle exige des investisseurs qu’ils mesurent et publient l’empreinte carbone de leurs portefeuilles ainsi que leur politique en matière de réduction de cette dernière.
Les Echos
Cumbre C40; 86 alcaldes de todo el mundo discutirán cambio climático
Los alcaldes que participarán en la Cumbre C40, que se llevará a cabo del 30 de noviembre al 2 de diciembre en la capital mexicana, demostrarán al presidente electo de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, que el cambio climático sí existe y que se deben crear estrategias para combatirlo, aseguró Tanya Müller, secretaria de Medio Ambiente.
Chaleur inédite sur l’Arctique, en plein «cercle vicieux»
PARIS - La région arctique aura connu cet automne des températures record et un recul sans précédent de la banquise, confrontée à un «cercle vicieux» qui s’annonce de plus en plus fréquent avec le réchauffement climatique.
Journal de Montréal
En Arctique, il fait 20 °C de trop pour la saison
La région située autour du pôle Nord a connu une vague de chaleur exceptionnelle pour un mois de novembre.
France tv info
Climat: des chefs d’entreprises réclament de l’audace des politiciens
Des dirigeants d’entreprises canadiennes qui emploient au total plus d’un million de personnes invitent le premier ministre Justin Trudeau et à ses homologues des provinces et territoires à faire preuve d’audace dans la croissance propre et l’action climatique, notamment en imposant une taxe sur les émissions de carbone.
Indonesia reaches historic milestone in combating illegal logging
In the early 2000s illegally logged timber was estimated to account for 80 percent of the total national harvest in Indonesia.
The Jakarta Post
For the palm oil industry, ‘engagement’ means turning a blind eye to deforestation
Consumers and communities demand change, and most of the big players in the palm oil industry have promised to act — yet palm oil from rainforest destruction is still filling the products on our supermarket shelves, says Greenpeace Indonesia's Kiki Taufik.
Le Ghana renforce sa lutte contre le changement climatique avec trois nouvelles stratégies
Le Ghana a lancé mercredi trois stratégies clés visant à soutenir la lutte du pays pour réduire les émissions qui entraînent le changement climatique.
Guardianes de la Tierra
El cambio climático ha dejado de ser una amenaza de futuro. Sus efectos se sienten ya en numerosos lugares de la Tierra y, junto con la pérdida de la biodiversidad, es una de las grandes amenazas de la Tierra. La Fundación BBVA ha reconocido este jueves el trabajo de profesionales y organizaciones que, con su labor diaria, contribuyen a la defensa del planeta y a la sensibilización de la población sobre la importancia de protegerlo.
El Mundo
Alemania examina demanda de peruano por cambio climático
La justicia de Alemania decidirá en diciembre si da seguimiento a una denuncia de David contra Goliat, la de un agricultor peruano que acusa al gigante energético RWE de tener en parte la culpa del deshielo de los glaciares en los Andes.
El Comercio
Marrakesh climate talks inch forward on rules for Paris deal
lThe United Nations COP22 climate talks in Marrakesh which ran from November 7-18 saw some incremental forward movement on setting out the rules for how the Paris Agreement on climate change will work, the International Emissions Trading Association said Thursday.
La France présente son plan de développement des carburants alternatifs d'ici 2030
Le ministère de l'Environnement a présenté le cadre d'action national visant à développer les carburants alternatifs, dont l'électromobilité et l'hydrogène, d'ici 2030. Il est soumis à la consultation du public jusqu'au 14 décembre.
Les écoles municipales à l'heure du Plan Climat et Energie de Paris
Le projet de Contrat de Performance Énergétique - Écoles (CPE - Écoles) vise à réduire les consommations énergétiques et les émissions de gaz à effet de serre des écoles municipales de 30%.
Caribbean countries get financial help to fight climate change
The Belize-based Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC or 5Cs) has launched a multimillion-dollar climate change adaptation programme (CCAP) which it said will boost climate-resilient development and reduce climate change induced-risks to human and natural assets in 10 Caribbean countries.
Jamaica Observer
China to open first national carbon market
China is planning to open a national carbon market next year, and the consequent scale of this market is expected to enable emissions reductions from 2020.
Climate Action Programme
Resolving climate change question
Appraising the outcome of the just-concluded climate conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM who attended the COP 22, writes that countries made crucial progress in building the foundation to support the Paris agreement, and negotiators agreed to develop a clear roadmap in order to finalise the rules of the climate deal by 2018.
The Guardian
Companies Show Commitment to Global Climate Agreement and Lay Out Plans for Action at COP22
Last week in Marrakech, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), together with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the secretariat of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), hosted the COP 22/ CMP 12: High Level Meeting on Climate Change. More than 100 high level business leaders and investors met with leaders from the Government, civil society and the UN in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement.
CSR wire
La COP22 consigue ampliar el fondo de 100.000 millones para frenar el cambio climático
Calificada por el presidente francés, François Hollande, como "la cumbre de las soluciones", la vigesimosegunda reunión de la Conferencia de las Partes en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP22), celebrada en Marrakech entre el 7 y el 18 de noviembre, ha llegado a su fin con la aprobación de un documento que da los primeros pasos en la redacción de un conjunto de reglas que regirán el Acuerdo de París y que deberá estar concluido en 2018, dos años antes de que el pacto empiece a funcionar.
El Economista
Seychelles a voice for oceans and youth at climate conference
Seychelles was a prominent voice for the oceans at the United Nations climate change conference (COP22) that ended in Marrakech, Morocco, last Friday with Ambassador Ronny Jumeau being chosen to report on the oceans to a high-level plenary meeting.
Sat Pr News
(Argentina) El Gobierno licitó cupos de créditos por $ 160 millones para energías renovables
La Subsecretaría de Financiamiento del Ministerio de Producción de la Nación adjudicó $160 millones de cupo, con un subsidio de tasa del 3%, un plazo de hasta 7 años, y un período de gracia de entre 18 y 24 meses, para fomentar, “a través de entidades financieras, proyectos de inversión de empresas de energías renovables adjudicatarias del Programa Renovar (Ronda 1) que incrementen el porcentaje de componentes de origen nacional”, informaron.
Économie verte : la COP22 et le financement de l’action climatique
La COP22, qui s’est tenu du 7 au 18 novembre dernier à Marrakech au Maroc, a fait du financement de l’action climatique et de l’Afrique son cheval de bataille. Et pour cause! Le continent africain est l’une des régions de la planète les plus touchées par les changements climatiques.
Afrique Expansion
"El cambio climático pone en riesgo a 20.000 especies de vertebrados"
El Jaime I a la Protección del Medio Ambiente por sus investigaciones en torno a los efectos del cambio climático en la modificación de la flora y fauna del planeta es el científico de origen portugués Miguel Bastos (Bruselas, 1969). Recuerda que el Nobel español Santiago Ramón y Cajal «decía que lo que verdaderamente distingue a un investigador, más que su inteligencia, es la persistencia y la obsesión».
Des solutions simples de partage d'énergie pour combattre le réchauffement climatique
Les changements climatiques ont un fort impact sur l'économie, les infrastructures et les êtres humains.
Huffington Post
Bénin : lancement d’un programme pour la résilience aux impacts des changements climatiques
Le Programme d’actions national d’adaptation aux changements climatiques composé des projets « PANA-Energie » et « Biomasse-Energie », a été officiellement lancé mardi à Bohicon par les autorités béninoises pour réduire les impacts des changements climatiques et la variabilité du secteur de l’énergie dans le pays.
APA News
UNICEF advierte que pobreza podría aumentar en Honduras por cambio climático
El Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF) advirtió hoy que la pobreza podría aumentar en Honduras a causa de los efectos del cambio climático, especialmente en las áreas que carecen de agua, afectando a una gran población infantil.
El Economista
La bancassurance devrait contribuer à drainer plus de 500 millions de DH par an selon la FMSAR
C'est le facteur d'incertitudes qui caractérise les phénomènes liés aux changements climatiques qui rend compliqués les calculs des prix d'une assurance climat, relève Mohamed Hassan Bensalah, président de la Fédération marocaine des sociétés d’assurances et de réassurance (FMSAR), lors d'une conférence tenue, le 2 novembre à Casablanca, sur le thème «Changements climatiques : défis et enjeux pour l’industrie de l’assurance».
Le Matin
Après la Cop22 : Un réseau panafricain de journalistes climato avant-gardistes mis en place
Réunissant plus de 70 hommes et femmes de médias, le Réseau africain des journalistes climato avant-gardistes (Rajca) qui vient d’être mis en place, à Marrakech, juste après la Cop22, est provisoirement dirigé par notre confrère et collègue Abdoulaye Thiam, journaliste au quotidien national « Le Soleil ».
Le Soleil
El mayor glaciar de la Antártida se derrite desde 1945
Relativamente estable desde hace 10.000 años, el mayor glaciar de la Antártida lleva 70 años derritiéndose.
El Pais
Uruguay dejó su huella en cumbre mundial sobre cambio climático
Promovió elevar la eficiencia productiva reduciendo la intensidad de emisión de gases de efecto invernadero por unidad de producto
El Observador
Cambio climático y derechos humanos
Si no actuamos de manera mucho más decidida e inmediata el océano acabará engullendo muchos países e islas en zonas como el Pacífico
La Vanguardia
Las ONG celebran la cercana ratificación del Acuerdo de París pero avisan de que ahora hay que cumplirlo
Las ONG ambientales han celebrado la ratificación del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático el próximo 30 de noviembre en la Cámara Baja, tres semanas después de que el Ejecutivo remitiera el acuerdo a las Cortes para hacerlo por el procedimiento de urgencia. Sin embargo, consideran que a partir de ese momento será cuando España deba emprender las acciones necesarias para cumplir su contenido y hacerlo realidad.
La Vanguardia
Global Warming Alters Arctic Food Chain, Scientists Say, With Unforeseeable Results
The Arctic Ocean may seem remote and forbidding, but to birds, whales and other animals, it’s a top-notch dining destination.
NY Times
North Pole temperature rise increases climate fears
‘Scary’ Arctic warming comes as 2016 is on track to be hottest year on record
Financial Times
La extraña situación del Ártico que desconcierta a los científicos
Los científicos se encuentran desconcertados por la extraña situación que está viviendo el Ártico. Se han registrado temperaturas 20 grados por encima de lo normal.
Changement climatique: +4°C attendus au sud de la Méditerranée
La situation risque d’être critique dans les 30 prochaines années en Méditerranée et en Afrique. On assiste à une augmentation des températures et des événements climatiques extrêmes, sans précédents.
Bangladesh to get $20m to fight climate change
Bangladesh will get $20 million for reducing the risks of damages caused by natural disasters and climate change.
Paris Agreement: Churches lobby for real action
THE Fiji Council of Churches (FCC) is jointly demanding a more rapid transition to a low-carbon economy based on clean energy in order to stem rising global temperatures.
Fiji Times
Regional Climate Program Considers New Reserve Mechanism
The nine states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative want to ensure that emissions continue to decrease even when carbon allowance prices drop as part of a new reserve mechanism being considered for the cap-and-trade program.
Bloomberg BNA
Climat: c'est mal parti et l'Europe n'a pas de plan B
La Cour des comptes de l'UE fustige la Commission et s'inquiète: la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique est largement sous-financée et, plus grave: l'Europe n'a pas de plan B.
Cambio climático fuerza a millones de personas a migrar
Entre 2008 y 2014 los eventos meteorológicos extremos desplazaron de sus hogares a 184 millones de personas, lo que da una media de 26,4 millones de seres humanos al año.
Tele 13
El 88% de hispanos de EE.UU. está preocupado por cambio climático
El 88 % del electorado hispano de Estados Unidos expresa en diferentes grados su preocupación por los efectos del cambio climático, según una encuesta publicada hoy (22 de noviembre de 2016) por las organizaciones defensoras del medio ambiente Sierra Club y Green Latinos.
El Comercio
Tesla powers an entire U.S. island with solar energy
Tesla’s SolarCity subsidiary today announced it has converted the entire island of Ta’u in American Samoa to solar power through a massive microgrid project
PC World
Tesla alimente une île de 600 habitants en énergie solaire
Panneaux solaires et Powerpacks ont rendu l'île de Ta'u, dans les Samoa américaines, presque entièrement autonome. Une preuve par l'exemple de ce qu'il est possible de faire aujourd'hui avec les énergies renouvelables.
Tesla logra que una isla entera del Pacífico funcione 100% con energía solar
Una isla del Pacífico ha logrado ser independiente energéticamente gracias a la energía solar recogida con paneles y almacenada en baterías.
El Confidencial
An ancient cathedral in England is getting solar panels
For more than 1,300 years the site of Gloucester Cathedral, in the south west of England, has been a place of continuous worship. Rich in history, it is home to the tomb of King Edward II, who died in 1327. Now, it has become one of the oldest cathedrals in the world to have solar panels.
Climate changing "too fast" for species
Many species will not be able to adapt fast enough to survive climate change, say scientists.
Marrakech: Where Extraordinary Momentum Is Shown on Climate Change Daily Observer
OPINION: Women powering a clean future Livemint
Most Americans support Paris climate deal. But is it their priority?  Christian Science Monitor
Marrakech climate talks show there is no turning back on clean energy transition Forbes
BLOG: At COP22, It Is Important To Ensure That Climate Finance Meets Africa’s Needs Huffington Post
COMMENT: Looking for Environmental Certainty in All the Wrong Places
What will be the fate of California’s cap and trade system for GHG?
The Energy Collective
Peatlands could help reduce carbon emissions
WETLANDS, forests, and oceans absorb and store carbon, which makes them a vital asset for countries pursuing the Paris climate agreement’s targets for reducing CO2 emissions. So how can we use them most effectively?
Shanghai Daily
Praderas marinas y humedales costeros, claves en la lucha contra el cambio climático
Málaga ha acogido las primeras jornadas sobre los sumideros de carbono costeros enmarcadas dentro del proyecto Life BlueNatura, coordinado por la Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio de la Junta de Andalucía.
COP22 : l’accord de Paris consolidé
L’élection du climato-sceptique Donald Trump à la tête des États-Unis semble avoir cimenté l’unité de la communauté internationale réunie à Marrakech pour concrétiser l’accord de Paris de lutte contre le réchauffement climatique. Bilan de 15 jours de négociations.
Sciences et Avenir
Get used to heat records; study predicts far more in future
The United States is already setting twice as many daily heat records as cold records, but a new study predicts that will get a lot more lopsided as man-made climate change worsens.
China prepares to open national carbon market
No immediate emissions reduction is expected when it opens next year, but the huge scale of China's carbon market provides hope for reductions from 2020 onwards.
UN plans early warning network as climate risks soar
While governments continue to negotiate on climate change, meteorological scientists warn that the global warming situation is rapidly deteriorating
Climate Home
Global Peatlands Initiative tackles climate change
Tackling peatlands is regarded by many environmentalists as a key part of any strategy to address climate change. The main impact comes from the draining of peatlands to make way for agriculture.
Digital Journal
Changement climatique et santé : les ministres s'engagent à agir
Le 15 novembre, à la Conférence sur le climat à Marrakech (COP 22), une vingtaine de ministres et de hauts responsables de la santé et de l'environnement se sont engagés à favoriser une meilleure gestion des risques environnementaux et climatiques pesant sur la santé.
Actu Environnement
"Africans can build Africa” says Morocco's Environment Champion
For two weeks, Hakima El Haite was under the spotlight at global climate talks in Marrakesh. As Climate Champion and environment minister of host country Morocco, cameras followed her everywhere.
Faiths applaud “unprecedented global consensus” on climate change action at COP22
Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as they met in Marrakech for this year’s climate change conference (COP22). As they gathered, a significant number of Anglican leaders signed a joint inter-faith statement describing the agreement as an “unprecedented global consensus.
Canada to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2030
Canada announced Monday it plans phase out the use of coal-fired electricity by 2030.
Climate Finance for Farmers Key to Avert One Billion Hungry
With climate change posing growing threats to smallholder farmers, experts working around the issues of agriculture and food security say it is more critical than ever to implement locally appropriate solutions to help them adapt to changing rainfall patterns.
Why is Marrakesh so important for corporates? Environmental Finance
Inquieta a Suiza lento avance contra calentamiento
Cuando el acuerdo de París sobre el cambio climático entró en vigor este mes, fue aclamado como un gran avance para controlar las elevadas temperaturas del planeta. Pero cuando la conferencia de las Naciones Unidas concluyó el sábado en Marrakech, el estado de ánimo -reflejado en diplomáticos y medios de comunicación suizos- era más bien de consternación.
Swiss Info
ANALYSIS: Paris Agreement enables countries to develop local plans for fighting climate change Mail & Guardian
Nations set guidelines for Paris climate deal
Delegates at the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, Morocco, have issued a proclamation that signals shift towards a new era of implementation and action on climate and sustainable development.
Guardian (Nigeria)
Après la COP22, accélérer la mise en œuvre de l’accord de Paris
Les délégués de 195 pays et de l’Union européenne se sont mis d’accord lors de la COP22, au Maroc, pour accélérer la mise en œuvre de l’accord de Paris.
La Croix
Groups, experts laud Marrakech’s COP22 global consensus
After the proclamation by COP 22 delegates, civil society groups and experts say, the statement reaffirmed that it is in the national interest of every country to accelerate the transition to renewables and build resilience to climate impacts.
Guardian (Nigeria)
Marrakesh Cop22 talks back bold climate action but will they deliver?
World leaders gathered in Marrakesh this week have pledged to raise their ambitions on climate action to meet the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement.
COP22 acuerda agenda contra el cambio climático en Marrakech
La cumbre del clima de Marrakech (COP22) concluyó hoy con la aprobación de un documento que da los primeros pasos en la redacción de un conjunto de reglas que regirán el Acuerdo de París y que deberá estar concluido en 2018, dos años antes de que el pacto empiece a funcionar.
El Heraldo
Les principales avancées de la COP22
La conférence de Marrakech aura permis de progresser sur plusieurs points malgré le faible nombre de sujets de négociations.
Les Echos
Cambio climático: África despierta
La cumbre del clima de Marrakech (COP22) supuso la entrada en vigor del Acuerdo de París, once meses después de su aprobación, aunque con la incógnita de lo que hará el electo presidenorteamericano Donald Trump.
La Región
New Zealand backs fast-tracking of Paris climate deal
Climate campaigners and environment groups have criticised the New Zealand government for its lack of a plan to tackle emissions and for encouraging the exploration for fossil fuels in its waters.
Indian Express
Climate: Strong Commitment and New Global Action on Water Scarcity
“No country, irrespective of its size or strength, is immune from the impacts of climate change, and no country can afford to tackle the climate challenge alone.”
Solar power: Best alternative to light up rural Africa
Solar energy has always been an alternative power source in areas not connected to the electricity grid. And this is what Bernard, a Kenyan chicken breeder, living in a small village about sixty kilometers from Nairobi believes.
Climate 'rulebook' decision amid finance worries
he UN climate summit concluded here on Saturday with countries deciding to finalise a "rulebook" for fresh actions to deal with global warming by 2018 amid major concerns that developing countries lack adequate financial support to implement some of those actions.
Ensured climate actions are based on principles of equity: India on COP22
India on Sunday said it participated “constructively” in the crucial climate change conference here to ensure that actions are based on the principles of equity and climate justice.
Indian Express
India says the Marrakech meet shows 'forward movement'
A day after the conclusion of the UN climate change conference at Marrakech in Morocco, India on Sunday said that the overall outcome of the Conference represented "forward movement" in climate action and the country worked there to ensure that the climate actions are based on equity and climate justice.
Times of India
Financement climat : «Certains pays développés font vraiment la politique de l'autruche»
A l'issue de la COP22 à Marrakech, Armelle Le Comte, de l'ONG Oxfam, fait le point sur les engagements financiers des pays du Nord.
Commentary: Build on Marrakech momentum for global climate action Xinhua/
COMMENT: As doctors, we are worried about climate change Brisbane Times
Steely determination brings progress at Marrakesh climate talks Thomson Reuters Foundation
Marrakech UN climate conference concludes after compromise over outcome text
A United Nations conference on climate change concluded here early Saturday after hours of negotiations that finally achieved compromise over the text on outcomes.
Foundations laid to roll out Paris accord but poor short-changed
Governments have plenty of unfinished business to hammer out a rulebook for the new Paris Agreement on climate change by 2018, experts said as U.N. negotiations wound up early on Saturday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Countries set a deadline of 2018 to finalise rules for implementing Paris Agreement
The UN climate conference concluded here on early Saturday morning with negotiators from over 190 countries setting a deadline of 2018 to finalise rule book for operationalizing the Paris Agreement.
Times of India
Climate negotiators set path forward from Paris Agreement
Climate negotiators agreed early Saturday to a work plan to implement an historic accord adopted last year in Paris to fight global warming, after working through the night to bring delegates from nearly 200 countries into agreement on the way forward.
PM: World off track
AS the curtains fell at the UN Conference of Parties (COP 22) meeting in Morocco yesterday, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama urged world leaders to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, everyone must go further and faster in delivering climate action before 2020.
Fiji Times
Climate talks: 'Save us' from global warming, US urged
The next head of the UN global climate talks has appealed for the US to "save" Pacific islands from the impacts of global warming.
Climate vulnerable countries pledge to move to 100 per cent renewables
Group of countries most at risk from climate change promise to increase ambition prior to 2020 to limit warming to 1.5C
Despite Trump's skepticism, nearly 200 countries pledge to keep fighting climate change
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries wrapped up two weeks of talks Saturday vowing to press ahead with the fight against climate change – with or without the help of the next U.S. president.
LA Times
Under Trump shadow, climate talks set 2018 deadline to agree rules
Nearly 200 nations agreed around midnight on Friday to work out the rules for a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change within two years in a new sign of international support for a pact opposed by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
UN climate talks end with pleas for Trump to join fight
The first U.N. climate conference after the landmark Paris Agreement closed Friday with delegates appealing to Donald Trump to join the battle against global warming and inviting him to see its impacts in Pacific islands.
COP22: Adoption de la Proclamation de Marrakech pour l'Action en faveur du climat et du Développement Durable
Les Chefs d’États, de Gouvernements, et Délégations, réunis à Marrakech, dans le cadre de la 22è session de la Conférence des Parties, la 12è session de la Conférence des Parties agissant comme réunion des Parties au Protocole de Kyoto et la 1ère session de la Conférence des Parties agissant comme réunion des Parties à l'Accord de Paris, ont adopté la proclamation de Marrakech pour l’Action en faveur du climat et du Développement Durable, dont voici le texte intégral.
Atlas Info
Francois Hollande awards France’s Legion of Honour to UN’s Ban Ki-moon
"It was largely because of your contribution, because many years ago you started putting this topic on all the agendas," Hollande said.
Ban Ki-moon décoré de la Légion d'honneur par François Hollande
Le secrétaire général des Nations unies Ban Ki-moon a reçu jeudi la Légion d’honneur des mains de François Hollande pour sa contribution à la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique.
France 24
A Marrakech, la société civile salue l'action climatique de Ban Ki-moon
Surnommé pour l'occasion "Supermoon", le secrétaire général de l'Onu Ban Ki-moon a reçu un hommage chaleureux d'ONG et de représentants de la société civile jeudi à la conférence climat de Marrakech, pour son engagement dans la lutte contre le réchauffement.
Marrakech Action Proclamation sends out strong signal on climate
The nearly 200 nations attending the UN climate summit here, adopted the Marrakech Action Proclamation late on Thursday evening sending out a strong signal to the world on climate action.
The Hindu
African Heads of State issue declaration on climate resilience
African Heads of State and Governments at the first African Action Summit on climate change declared that although Africa contributed the least in greenhouse gas it is the most affected by climate change
Ghana Business News
Make Climate Change the ‘Highest Political Commitment,’ Nations Say
Nearly 200 nations are calling on the world to make the "highest political commitment" to fight climate change
Voice of America
Another cyclone could wipe out Fiji’s economy: PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says if another tropical cycloneis to hit Fiji, it could wipe out our economy and set us back decades.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
Solomons call for Paris Agreement action
The Solomon Islands Climate Change Minister, Samuel Manetoali, has called on world leaders to work with urgency to implement the Paris Agreement.
Radio New Zealand
COP22 : pour Laurence Tubiana, « les gouvernements ne peuvent pas y arriver tout seuls »
Entretien avec Laurence Tubiana, ambassadrice chargée des négociations sur le changement climatique pour la France et « championne du climat » des Nations unies.

La Croix
Indigenous Latin American women craft climate change solutions in Marrakech
A year ago, Indigenous women from across Latin America began collecting local stories about how climate change is affecting their daily lives. They did this in order to craft solutions that aligned with their values.
National Observer
La Grande-Bretagne ratifie l'accord de Paris
La Grande-Bretagne a annoncé aujourd'hui avoir ratifié l'accord de Paris sur le climat, conclu lors de la COP21 en décembre dernier et entré en vigueur le 4 novembre.

Le Figaro
To curb climate change, 4 nations map their course to carbon-free economies
When it comes to purging fossil fuels from the global economy by mid-century -- our only hope of staving off catastrophic climate change -- it turns out that you can’t get there from here without a good map.
Hindustan Times
The cost of climate change: World's economy will lose $12tn unless greenhouse gases are tackled
Damage caused by rising seas, increased storms and other climate-related problems pose 'a very serious challenge to poverty eradication efforts in the developing world'
If you want to tackle carbon emissions let indigenous people control their land
Global leaders must acknowledge that land and forests owned and managed by local communities are more likely to prevent deforestation and deliver greater carbon storage
Morocco plants millions of trees along roads to fight climate change
A government-led tree-planting program is aiming to offset carbon emissions while propagating protected species.
'Climate change destroys Africa's beauty'
Speaking at COP22 in Marrakesh, activist Landry Ninteretse says African wildlife and food security are under threat. What the continent needs most from the West is not finance but an end to extractivism.
Deutsche Welle
Solar energy from the farm
Solar panels on top, wheat and potatoes down below: researchers aim to make farmers' fields twice as productive with a revolution in power generation. A pilot facility in southwest Germany is exploring the new concept
Deutsche Welle
COP 22 : Carrefour annonce la mise en place du prix interne du carbone
Dans le cadre de la conférence « Caring for Climate » des Nations Unies, organisée à la COP 22 à Marrakech, Maroc, Carrefour, qui s’est fixé un prix interne du carbone, annonce sa mise en place effective, à compter d’aujourd’hui, dans chacun des pays du Groupe.

Financial Afrik
Lancement du "Prix international pour le climat et l'environnement", à l’initiative du roi Mohammed VI
Le roi Mohammed VI a bien voulu instituer le "Prix international pour le Climat et l'Environnement", doté annuellement d’un million de dollars, a annoncé, jeudi à Marrakech, le président de la COP22, Salaheddine Mezouar.

Le 360
UN chief urges rapid scale-up in funding to address climate change
As the United Nations Climate Conference, known as COP 22, continued its work on Wednesday in Marrakech, Morocco, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged greater efforts to mobilize funding to address climate change, especially to support developing countries.
COP22 : Ban Ki-moon réclame une hausse rapide du financement pour lutter contre le changement climatique
A la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le climat à Marrakech (COP 22), le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a exhorté mercredi tous les pays à accroître le financement pour lutter contre le changement climatique, en particulier pour soutenir les pays en développement.
Farm impasse at climate talks threatens goal to end hunger - FAO chief
A lack of progress on agricultural issues at the U.N. climate talks in Morocco puts at risk efforts to help farmers adapt to climate change and meet a global goal to end hunger by 2030, the head of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Wednesday.
Des multinationales implorent Trump de respecter l’accord sur le climat
En marge de la Conférence de l'ONU sur le climat à Marrakech (COP22) , plus de 360 entreprises ont signé et rendu publique une lettre demandant au président désigné, Donald Trump, de respecter l'accord sur le climat.
Radio Canada
African leaders unite against climate change on Cop22 sidelines
African leaders on Wednesday agreed to work together to fight global warming at their first ever Africa Action summit, spearheaded by Morocco’s King Mohamed VI.
Washington propose une réduction des émissions de GAS de 80% d'ici 2050
La Maison-Blanche a proposé mercredi une nouvelle stratégie visant à réduire progressivement les émissions américaines de gaz à effet de serre (GAS).
UN chief Ban says Trump is changing, slowly
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he's observed a change in Donald Trump's rhetoric following the election and that he and the U.S. president-elect have agreed to meet face-to-face.
China urges U.S. to stay inside Paris Agreement on climate change
The next U.S. administration should continue to support the historic Paris Agreement on climate change to avoid a repeat of the fate of the Kyoto Protocol, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said here Wednesday.
Africa’s climate issues become main focus during COP22 conference
Climate challenges facing Africa have dominated this year’s U.N. Climate Talks, in Morocco.
Kerry says inaction on climate change would be "moral failure"
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned in Marrakech Wednesday that falling short in combating climate change would be "a moral failure, a betrayal of devastating consequences."
African countries bid for climate self sufficiency
As the UN climate talks start wrapping up, leaders from the continent share their vision for a developing world that leads climate action
Climate Home
Morocco's mosques join the fight against climate change
Morocco has started retrofitting its 15,000 mosques with renewable energy, in a plan to raise awareness with the general public.
It’s time to invest in Indigenous carbon farming on Aboriginal lands  Guardian
Adequate climate finance an overriding concern: India
India has asked the developed countries to provide finance and technology transfer support to developing nations to tackle the threat of climate change, noting that access to adequate climate finance remains an "overriding concern".
Economic Times
Climat: Kerry espère faire revenir Trump sur ses positions
Marrakech (Maroc) - John Kerry, le secrétaire d'Etat américain, soutenu par des centaines d'entreprises de son pays, a affiché mercredi à la COP22 à Marrakech sa foi dans la transition vers les énergies renouvelables, et mise sur l'économie pour faire revenir Donald Trump sur ses positions climatosceptiques.
COP 22 : 3,5 milliards de dollars mobilisés pour la résilience des zones côtières en Afrique
L'Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), la Banque mondiale et la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) vont mobiliser 3,5 milliards de dollars de 2017 à 2020 afin de renforcer en Afrique la résilience des zones côtières face au changement climatique.
COP22: 23M$ pour le transfert technologique dans les pays en développement
Le Canada, le Danemark, L'Union européenne, l'Allemagne, l'Italie, le Japon, la Corée, la Suisse et les États-Unis ont promis de mobiliser plus de 23 millions de dollars pour appuyer le transfert technologique en faveur des pays en développement.
BLOG: Pricing Carbon at Marrakech: Moving from Principle to Practice
The Moroccan Presidency of COP22 has stated that it seeks concrete actions in Marrakech.
Huffington Post
Paris climate deal at risk unless countries step up plans, says watchdog
The Paris agreement on climate change risks failure unless countries come forward with more ambitious and detailed plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the world’s energy watchdog has warned.
UN's Ban Ki-moon: Climate change action 'unstoppable'
At a meeting of almost 200 nations in Morocco to work out ways to implement the 2015 agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Ban said on Tuesday that US companies, states, and cities were all pushing to limit global warming.
Lutte contre le réchauffement global "irréversible" malgré Trump, dit Ban Ki-moon
Le secrétaire général des Nations unies, Ban Ki-moon, a déclaré mardi que les mesures en faveur de la lutte contre les changements climatiques étaient "irréversibles" et a émis l'espoir que le président élu américain, Donald Trump, ne dénoncerait pas l'Accord de Paris, que Washington a ratifié.
Climat : le négociateur en chef des Etats-Unis défend l’accord de Paris
Jonathan Pershing a promis que l’action climatique se poursuivrait jusqu’au terme du mandat d’Obama. La journée des chefs d’Etat de la COP22 se tient mardi à Marrakech.
Le Monde
Radical energy shift needed to meet 1.5C global warming target: IEA
A radical shift in the energy sector, cutting emissions to zero by around 2040, is needed to limit the global rise in temperature at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.
UNFCCC Chief Hails Young People for Vibrancy
The executive director of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa has applauded the enthusiasm of young people as global climate submit progresses in Marrakech, Morocco.
Daily Observer
Rwanda Joins Climate and Clean Air Coalition
Rwanda has become the newest member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition.
The New Times
Hollande: US must respect 'irreversible' climate deal
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday urged the United States to respect the "irreversible" Paris Agreement on climate change, and said France will lead a dialogue on the topic with President-elect Donald Trump "on behalf of the 100 countries that have ratified" the deal.
François Hollande : "L'accord de Paris est irréversible"
A Marrakech pour la COP22, le président de la République François Hollande est revenu sur l'élection de Donald Trump, et sa conséquence sur une éventuelle sortie des Etats-Unis de l'accord de Paris.
Science et Avenir
Climat: Hollande appelle Trump à «respecter les engagements» pris
«Les Etats-Unis, première puissance économique du monde, deuxième émetteur de gaz à effet de serre, doivent respecter les engagements qui ont été pris», a-t-il lancé sous les applaudissements à la tribune de la COP22 à Marrakech.

Obama cautions against bailing on Paris climate accord, weakening environmental rules
Faced with the prospect of his successor unraveling a slew of environmental regulations and withdrawing the country from a historic climate pact, President Obama on Monday made the case that his push to move the United States toward cleaner energy sources had helped boost the economy
Washington Post
Première étape vers l'opérationnalisation des accords de Paris : le Maroc et l'Allemagne lancent la plateforme NDC Partnership
Lancé à l’initiative du Maroc et de l’Allemagne, le partenariat sur les contributions décidées au niveau national (NDCs) est une plateforme unique pour aider les pays en développement à atteindre leurs engagements nationaux sur le climat, dans le cadre de l’Accord de Paris et des Objectifs de développement durable (ODDs).

UN seeks more climate finance from rich nations
Rich nations pledged back in 2009 to mobilize $100 billion (93 billion euros) per year from 2020 for climate aid to the developing world, but poor nations are insisting on a clear roadmap for reaching the goal
One looming consequence of climate change: Small island nations will cease to exist
As United Nations climate change talks get set to wrap up on Friday in Marrakech, Morocco, negotiators representing the Alliance of Small Island Nations underscored the need to speed up efforts to combat global warming and adapt to its effects.
LA Times
Le message du Pape François pour la Cop 22 de Marrakech
Le Saint-Siège suit évidemment avec attention la COP 22 et y a même envoyé une délégation. Ce matin, le Pape François a transmis un message à tous les participants de la COP 22, les invitant à des choix courageux pour protéger la création.

Radio Vatican
20 nations sign International Solar Alliance framework agreement in Marrakesh
International Solar Alliance is an initiative by India where an alliance of 121 solar resource-rich countries have come together
Climate Deal a Done Deal, France Says
French President Francois Hollande says the Paris deal to fight climate change is "irreversible" and says the United States must respect the decision by the Obama administration to join the deal
US News & World Report
Saudi Arabia Stresses Commitment to Address Climate Change Challenges
Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Falih said that OPEC’s biggest producer was “committed to meeting the world’s energy needs via the gradual transition towards a more environmentally sustainable future.”
Asharq Al-Awsat
Alaska Airlines makes history with first commercial flight using jet fuel made from trees
Alaska Airlines has broken new ground this week, with one of its commercial flights using renewable fuel made from "forest residuals."
To find real solutions, focus beyond climate emissions Thomson Reuters Foundation
Give millennials a seat at climate talks as a symbolic new country Guardian
Lancet launches climate health impact 'countdown'
As WMO warns 2016 very likely to be hottest year on record, influential medical journal launches new initiative to track response to climate 'health crisis'
Climate change momentum will be sustained
US special envoy for climate change Jonathan Pershing said the deal protects the economic growth and the environment while providing nationally determined flexibility and accommodating different national circumstances
Indian Express
COP 22 : «Il y a un cercle vicieux entre pauvreté et vulnérabilité aux catastrophes naturelles»
L'impact économique des catastrophes naturelles sur les plus pauvres est largement sous-estimé, révèle un rapport de la Banque mondiale publié ce lundi.
European climate chief sees China link on carbon trading
The European Commission's top climate official says a nationwide emissions trading scheme (ETS) to be rolled out in China next year could pave the way for a link-up to the EU system, taking a step towards an international carbon trading market.
Australian Financial Review
Without funding, developing country climate plans will wither
By taking strong action now, by mid-century Latin America could protect food production, secure its unparalleled biodiversity and natural capital
Climate Home
Moroccan vault protects seeds from climate change and war
Should a doomsday agricultural crisis hit the world’s driest environments, scientists and farmers will turn to an up-and-coming research center and seed bank in Morocco to restock their harvests.
COP 22 : Vers l’arrivée décisive des Chefs D’Etat
Quelques jours après le début de négociations sur la mise en œuvre de l’accord de Paris adopté dans la capitale française, en 2015, et entré en vigueur le 4 novembre dernier, les chefs d’Etat de la planète se rendent à Marrakech pour marquer leur volonté d’agir.
ERA Environnement
L'ONU affirme que 2016 sera l'année la plus chaude de l'histoire
L'Organisation météorologique mondiale a publié un rapport ce lundi dans lequel elle pointe que l'année en cours a battu un nouveau record de chaleur, avec une température moyenne supérieure d'environ 1,2°C au niveau de l'ère pré-industrielle, dépassant le record déjà établi en 2015.
Le Figaro
Les émissions mondiales de GES sont stables, mais néanmoins trop élevées
Les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) issues des énergies fossiles sont pratiquement stables depuis 2014, un progrès réel mais insuffisant pour contenir le réchauffement climatique au niveau fixé par l'Accord de Paris.
Radio Canada
Fonds vert pour le climat : ce que dit la réalité du terrain
Sans attendre les promesses de financement du Nord, plusieurs pays africains expérimentent déjà des pistes concrètes pour financer la transition climatique.
Le Point Afrique
Canada focused on emissions trading at climate conference
Delegates say Canada’s negotiators are focused on Article 6 of the Paris agreement
Exclusive interview with UNFCCC spokesman
To Marrakech in Morocco, the major climate change conference known as COP22 is underway, under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change will make this a significant week ahead at the event.
Mind the other gap: adapting to climate change, as well as limiting it, is critical for developing countries Huffington Post
Mezouar dresse le bilan de la COP22 à mi-parcours
CLIMAT - Le président de la COP22, Salaheddine Mezouar, a tenu une conférence de presse ce samedi 12 novembre à Marrakech avec la Secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (CCNUCC), Patricia Espinosa, pour faire le point sur les progrès réalisés lors de la conférence mondiale sur le climat depuis le 7 novembre.
Al Huffington Post
Report: CO2 emissions plateau, but fears for climate remain
Carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have been nearly flat for three years in a row -- a "great help" but not enough to stave off dangerous global warming, a report said Monday.
Marrakech, 13 nov (APS) - La Secrétaire exécutive des Nations unies sur le climat, Patricia Espinoza, préconise une accélération des actions pour que l’Accord de Paris soit formalisé au plus tard en 2018.
Rich countries told to shut coal plants by 2030 to save climate
Rich countries must close all their coal-fired power plants by 2030 to have a chance of holding global warming to tolerable levels, a report from an environmental research group said.
Business Mirror
Global protesters demand climate justice at UN talk
Several thousand activists have marched in the Moroccan city of Marrakech to demand environmental justice, just a few kilometers (miles) away from where high-level U.N. climate change talks are being held.
COP22: WBA Urges Delegates to Push for Carbon Tax
The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has called on the delegates attending the COP22 in Marrakech to act now with a managed yearly decline of fossil fuel use and implement a carbon tax in each country to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement.
Morocco World News
Africa takes centre stage at Marrakesh, urges speedy climate change action
The Morocco’s Foreign Minister and newly-elected 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) President Salaheddine Mezouar has underscored Africa’s commitment to contribute to global efforts to tackle climate change.
Guardian (Nigeria)
World CO2 emissions stay flat for third year, helped by China falls: study
World greenhouse gas emissions stayed flat for the third year in a row in 2016, thanks to falls in China, even as the pro-coal policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump mean uncertainty for the future, an international study said on Monday.
Saudi Arabia will stick to Paris accord climate change pledges
Saudi Arabia says it will press ahead with pledges it made under the Paris climate change accord...
Financial Times
Fossil-fuel CO2 emissions nearly stable for third year in row
But while increase in emissions has been halted, CO2 concentrations in atmosphere still at record high and rising
OPINION: Rwanda: Why Urban Areas Must Champion Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change The New Times
Une marche pour "la justice climatique" à Marrakech
Plusieurs milliers de personnes, membres d'associations marocaines et étrangères, ont défilé dimanche à Marrakech pour réclamer plus de "justice climatique" aux Etats réunis pour la conférence climat de l'ONU (COP22). "C'est une marche internationale pour tous les peuples qui souffrent du réchauffement climatique et qui n'en sont pas responsables", a déclaré à l'AFP Mohamed Leghtas de la coalition marocaine pour la justice climatique, qui regroupe des associations environnementales, de défense des droits de l'homme et des syndicats.
Europe 1
COP22-Marrakech : Sommet Mondial sur l’Action pour le Financement Climatique
Les 12 et 13 novembre 2016, les leaders du secteur climatique ont tenu leurs assises avec les plus grands financiers multilatéraux de l’action climatique dans le monde, notamment la Banque Européenne d’Investissement (BEI), le Fonds Monétaire International (FMI) et la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD).
Kankan radio
La Chine va lancer un système national d'échange de droits d'émission de carbone en 2017
Les préparatifs finaux sont en cours en Chine pour le lancement en 2017 du programme d'échange de carbone national.
COP22 : Pluie d'annonces à Marrakech pour marquer la journée de l’énergie et booster les renouvelables
Une série d’annonces ont été faites vendredi à COP22 de Marrakech pour célébrer la journée de l’énergie et donner un coup d’accélérateur aux efforts mondiaux pour décarboner le système mondial d’énergie.
WHO urges focus on health in dealing with climate change
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday called for giving health a central priority in the Climate Change Conference (COP22), being held in Morocco, and including it in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Philippines News Agency
Climate change is changing nature so much it may need ‘human-assisted evolution’, scientists say
Life on Earth has already been fundamentally altered by global warming, affecting the genes of plants and animals and altering every ecosystem on the planet, according to a major review of the scientific literature.
Faith groups call for 'clean energy not coal' at climate summit
As nations meet in Marrakesh, Morocco to plot the global response to climate change, more than 120 organisations, including faith groups, southern movements and anti-poverty charities, have called for an end for all forms of public support for coal expansion and the world's wealthiest economies to renounce coal totally
Independent Catholic News
Une initiative « Women4Climate » (Femmes pour le climat) a été lancée, vendredi à Marrakech, par Anne Hidalgo, Maire de Paris, afin de renforcer le leadership féminin face aux changements climatiques.
La Nouvelle Tribune
Climate change now affecting all levels of life
Fish being caught for our tables are shrinking according to 'concerning' survey of studies published in the journal Science.
Brisbane Times
RE100 est une initiative mondiale qui vise à impliquer, soutenir et promouvoir les entreprises qui se sont engagées à utiliser à 100% les énergies renouvelables (incluant la biomasse, la géothermie, l’énergie solaire, éolienne et marémotrice).
La Banque européenne d’investissement se lance dans les énergies vertes en Afrique du Nord
La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) a annoncé, ce vendredi à Marrakech, qu’elle va intensifier ses interventions dans les énergies renouvelables dans la région Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord (MENA), via Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund (Catalyst), le dernier véhicule financier crée par le Fonds mondial pour l’efficacité énergétique et les énergies renouvelables (GEEREF).
Financial Afrik
What’s good for the planet is good for health
Stop and take a breath. No matter where you live in the world, the chances are great that the air filling your lungs is polluted. Worldwide, roughly 9 out of 10 people live in places where air quality levels exceed the World Health Organization’s safe limits.
Oped-Director-General of the World Health Organization/Huffington Post
Ce qui est bon pour la planète est bon pour la santé
Arrêtez-vous et prenez une grande inspiration. Quel que soit l’endroit où vous vivez sur la planète, il y a de forts risques que l’air qui emplit vos poumons soit un air pollué. Dans le monde, près de 9 personnes sur 10 vivent dans des lieux où les niveaux de pollution de l’air sont supérieurs aux limites considérées comme sans risque par l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé.
Ban Ki-moon est « sûr » que Trump ne remettra pas en cause l’accord de Paris sur le climat
« Je suis sûr qu’il comprendra toute l’importance, la gravité et l’urgence » de ce dossier, a affirmé le secrétaire général de l’ONU alors que la COP22 se poursuit au Maroc.
Le Monde
New York se fortifie pour résister à la montée des eaux
La pointe sud de Manhattan submergée. Wall Street anéantie. Et la Statue de la Liberté, son île inondée, seule au milieu des vagues. C'est le tableau apocalyptique que certains brossent pour New York, symbole de la puissance économique américaine, dans les décennies à venir au vu des dernières projections sur le réchauffement climatique et la montée du niveau de la mer : après 30 centimètres depuis 1900, elle pourrait gagner encore 70 cm d'ici 2050 et 1,80 mètre d'ici 2100.
La Presse
80% des 500 plus grandes entreprises du monde disposent d’objectifs de réduction de leurs émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) ou de gestion de l'énergie. Mais très peu prennent en compte la nécessité de contenir la hausse de la température moyenne mondiale en-dessous de 2°C. C’est dans ce contexte qu’a été lancée, en 2015, l’initiative Science Based Targets par l’ONG WWF, le World Resources Institute (WRI) et le CDP (ex-Climate Disclosure Project).
Morocco ‘Model’ in Fighting Climate Change: USAID Official
Morocco is a “leader” and a “model” to follow in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the fight against climate change, said USAID Regional officer for MENA Alexandra C.M. Hadzi-Vidanovic.
Morocco World News
Washington rejects carbon tax, but backers are undeterred
Washington's carbon tax initiative was billed as a bipartisan approach to curbing carbon emissions. But voters in this progressive state roundly rejected the measure that drew opposition from the fossil fuel industry and, more surprisingly, many major environmental groups.
If you’re looking for good news about climate change, this is about the best there is right now
Trevor Keenan of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and his colleagues examined what is called the “terrestrial carbon sink”: How much trees, plants, and other aspects of global land surfaces are managing to pull carbon dioxide out of the air.
Washington Post
African countries urged to seek pathways for climate-resilient growth
African countries have been called upon to seek development pathways that could propel climate-resilient economic growth.
Ghana Business News
Climate Change in the Classrooms (by Irina Bokova) Huffington Post
COP22 Urges to End Effects of Climate Change in Africa
As part of the parallel activities during the COP22 Conference, renowned personalities met today in order to share their views on the available means to address the risks related to climate change in Africa.
Prensa Latina
Marrakesh: Cities are striving to play key role in implementing Paris climate accord
Urban areas are at the center of converging global frameworks: the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. In Marrakesh, talks centered on building resilience and climate adaptation, and how actions by cities can be measured.
China taking much stronger actions on climate change than before: official
China is taking much stronger actions on climate change than before, affirmed Xie Ji, deputy chief of Chinese delegation to COP22 in Marrakech of Morocco on Thursday.
Voters Reject Washington Carbon Tax Proposal
Washington voters definitively rejected what would have been the nation’s first direct carbon tax, according to early election returns in this vote-by-mail state.
Bloomberg BNA
L’Australie ratifie l’accord de Paris sur le réchauffement climatique
L’Australie a ratifié jeudi 10 novembre l’accord de Paris contre le réchauffement climatique. Moins d’un an après son adoption dans la capitale française par 195 pays, le premier traité mondial pour éviter un emballement des dérèglements climatiques est entré en vigueur vendredi 4 novembre. Sa ratification par l’Australie avait été différée du fait des élections de juillet.
Le Monde
Electric buses from China serve Marrakech at COP22
Electric buses from China are being used as means of transportation by participants at the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22).
China Daily
Invention and prohibition essential to meet Paris climate targets
The Paris agreement on climate change, reached last December, has been ratified by Ireland, the EU, and almost 100 other countries, and it has now taken legal effect. Its purpose is to ensure that, by the middle of this century, we should have no additional negative impact on Earth’s climate system.
Irish Times
COP22 : les villes cherchent à jouer un rôle clé dans la mise en oeuvre de l'Accord de Paris sur le climat
A la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le changement climatique à Marrakech (COP 22), les villes ont affiché jeudi leur volonté de jouer un rôle déterminant dans la mise en œuvre de l'Accord de Paris, qui est entré en vigueur le 4 novembre 2016, notamment en réduisant leurs émissions de carbone.
CCNUCC - relayé par médiaterre
Making climate rules at Marrakech (editorial) The Hindu
Climat: des religieux appellent à ne plus investir dans les énergies fossiles
Marrakech (Maroc) - Des dignitaires religieux comme le dalaï lama ou Desmond Tutu ont appelé à la fin des investissements dans les énergies fossiles, dans une déclaration publiée jeudi à Marrakech en marge de la conférence de l'ONU sur le climat.
Hakima El Haité : "76 % des flux financiers sont destinés à l'adaptation."
À la tête de la COP22 qui se déroule à Marrakech depuis lundi 7 novembre, la ministre déléguée à l'Environnement, Hakima El Haité, martèle depuis plus d'un an que le potentiel de développement des énergies renouvelables se trouve en Afrique.
Le Point Afrique
BLOG: Moving the Money in Marrakech Huffington Post
Si elles ne font pas officiellement partie des négociations climatiques, les entreprises ont néanmoins un rôle majeur à jouer dans la lutte contre le changement climatique. Plusieurs d’entre elles ont pris conscience de l’urgence d’agir et se sont pour cela regroupées en coalitions. Toute la semaine, Novethic revient sur les principales initiatives du secteur privé. Aujourd’hui, focus sur Caring for Climate.
Si elles ne font pas officiellement partie des négociations climatiques, les entreprises ont néanmoins un rôle majeur à jouer dans la lutte contre le changement climatique. Plusieurs d’entre elles ont pris conscience de l’urgence d’agir et se sont pour cela regroupées en coalitions. Toute la semaine, Novethic revient sur les principales initiatives du secteur privé. Aujourd’hui, focus sur la Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition.

Climate change: we have reached a critical milestone but our work is far from over Thomson Reuters Foundation
Les Accords de Paris enregistreront des opportunités d’investissement de 23 000 milliards de dollars d'ici 2030
Une étude effectuée par la société financière internationale (SFI), a révélé que les accords de Paris vont enregistrer des opportunités d’investissement d’un montant de 23 000 milliards de dollars dans les marchés émergents d’ici à 2030.
Intelligence-Affaire Magazine
Indonesia proposes three strategies in COP 22 to restore peatlands
The Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) proposed three strategies to restore peatlands in Indonesia during the Conference of Parties (COP) 22 meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, recently, showing the country’s commitment to follow up on last year's Paris agreement.
Jakarta Post
UAE rain studies to feature at climate conference
UAE rain research will be shared with delegates attending the global climate change conference now under way in Marrakech, Morroco, said officials, helping other countries access new science and technology in the field.
Gulf News
Earth’s plants are countering some of the effects of climate change
IN 1972, on their way to the Moon, the crew of Apollo 17 snapped what would become one of the most famous photographs ever taken.
The Economist
UN climate chief takes softly, softly approach
Mexico’s Patricia Espinosa must build on the legacy of her predecessor
Financial Times
Calls mount for a global carbon price but progress is slow
Adoption of the Paris climate accord could spur more action to limit fossil fuel use
Financial Times
Marrakech : Les 2 championnes du climat lancent l’Agenda global de l’Action
Initié en 2014 à l’occasion de la COP20 à Lima et confié à Hakima El Haité et Laurence Tubiana, respectivement championnes du climat pour le Maroc et la France, l’Agenda global de l’Action vient d’être officiellement lancé ce 8 novembre, deuxième journée de la 22e Conférence des Parties (COP22) à la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC).

Morocco Invests $ 100 million in World Bank Green Bonds
The World Bank (WB) announced Tuesday the launch of 100 million dollars in World Bank green bonds purchased by Bank Al-Maghrib, the Central Bank of Morocco, for its reserves management.
Morocco World News
Climate finance dispute prompts Bangladesh to return £13m of UK aid
Delivery of money through multi-donor fund coordinated by World Bank seen as slight on innate expertise of country well versed in handling climate issues
Morocco Reveals the World’s First Electric Pickup Truck
National Transportation and Logistic Comapny (SNTL) in Morocco revealed on Tuesday the world’s latest and newest innovation of the first electric pickup truck ever made.
Morocco World News
Personne ne veut organiser la conférence sur le climat
La conférence sur le changement climatique qui s’est tenue l’année dernière à Paris, et l’accord auquel elle a donné lieu ont été célébrée en grande fanfare, mais depuis, aucun pays ne s’est proposé pour héberger le nouveau round de négociations de l’ONU sur ce sujet, qui devra se focaliser sur la mise en action de ces propositions.
How President Trump Will Affect Clean Energy and the Climate Change Fight
Industries like utility-scale solar and wind, which have been growing dramatically and lowering costs for some time, will likely keep charging ahead under a Trump administration.
Trump Victory in Presidential Race Stuns Climate World
Negotiators gathered in Morocco for climate summit express shock, worry about U.S. participation in crucial climate goals.
Inside Climate News
Réchauffement climatique: Trump pourra-t-il revenir sur l'accord de Paris?
Le futur président américain a promis d'«annuler» l'accord sur le climat et de relancer les énergies fossiles. Un engagement pas si facile à mettre en œuvre.v
Réchauffement climatique, éoliennes... Ce en quoi Donald Trump ne croit pas
Incrédulité sur le réchauffement climatique, volonté de développer les énergies fossiles... Les prises de position du président des États-Unis s'annoncent comme un désastre pour l'environnement.

Le Figaro
Marrakech: UN conference spotlights water, the ‘first victim’ of climate change, as part of the solution
In a first for United Nations climate change conferences, a special day was devoted to action on water issues, providing stakeholders gathered in Marrakech, Morocco, for the so-called ‘COP 22’ an opportunity spotlight water as a way of providing solutions to help implement the Paris Agreement.
UN News Centre
Eau et climat : Le Maroc offre un livre au monde
Le gouvernement marocain a dévoilé, hier lors de la COP22 de Marrakech, le "Livre Bleu sur l'Eau et le Climat", un résultat concret de la Conférence internationale intérimaire sur l'eau et le climat, organisée à Rabat en juillet 2016, en coopération avec le Gouvernement français et le Conseil mondial de l'eau.

Morocco blazes solar power trail
The host of the global climate talks has emerged as a pioneer in renewables and funding
Financial Times
Time Has Come to Put Water at Heart of Climate Change Debates
Ministers and international officials specialized in water issues stressed, Wednesday in Marrakech, the need to put the problem of water scarcity at the heart of debates and discussions dealing with climate change.
Morocco World News
Malcolm Turnbull announces Australia has ratified Paris climate change agreement – video
The prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announces that Australia has ratified the Paris climate agreement at a press conference in Canberra alongside the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, and the environment and energy minister,
Turning sun into water in parched rural Morocco
TAFOUGHALT: In the arid mountains of eastern Morocco, people know the value of water all too well. “Every drop is like gold. It should almost be measured by the carat,” said local activist Najib Bachiri.
OPINION: Fighting climate change means a global transformation
Morocco is currently undergoing an ambitious country-wide switch to renewable energy, while at the same time hosting the COP22 climate change convention, currently taking place in Marrakesh from November 7-18.
Gulf News
Modern Marrakesh — a city of alluring contrasts
Delegates attending COP 22 will find a combination of easy-going charm and edgy exoticism
Financial Times
Last five years were hottest on record, more signs heat is man-made: WMO
The past five years were the hottest on record with mounting evidence that heat waves, floods and rising sea levels are stoked by man-made climate change, the United Nations weather agency said on Tuesday.
Climate champions launch Global Action Agenda in Morocco
Morocco and France’s global climate champions, Hakima El Haite and Laurence Tubiana, launched the Global Climate Action Agenda here on Tuesday.
Governments See CDM as Crucial for Paris Goals
Government officials meeting in Marrakech have said that the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has a key role in helping countries achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which is to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius.
Pacific pushing for 1.5 degree commitment at COP 22
Pacific Island nations at the United Nations climate negotiations are leading the call for a global warming limit of 1.5 degrees celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Radio New Zealand
Shipping to go 'beyond Paris Agreement' without offsets
The International Chamber of Shipping has committed the industry to legally binding emissions reductions under the Paris Agreement. Unlike the aviation industry, it will make no use of carbon 'offsets', but will reach its targets by increasing efficiency and moving to lower carbon fuels.
Dairy farmers will no longer be shut out of carbon markets
New UN accounting methodology will allow farmers to account for their emissions reductions. They should now be able participate in emissions trading systems - as climate goals are being hammered out in Marrakesh.
Deutsche Welle
Food security on the table at Marrakesh
A year on from the groundbreaking Paris Agreement, COP22 talks aim to make good on last year's commitment to fight global warming on several fronts. Agriculture is a big one
Deutsche Welle
Climate Change Conference celebrates Forest Action Day
The Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Morocco celebrated Forest Action Day on Tuesday.
Africa hit hardest by last year’s extreme climate events – report
Africa was the “most affected” region on earth by last year’s extreme climate events, according to the 12th edition of the Global Climate Risk Index.
The New Times
UN Report: Human Footprint 'Increasingly Visible' in Climate
Hot and wild and with an "increasingly visible human footprint" — that's how the U.N. weather agency sums up the global climate in the past five years.
Green Bonds And Investments Are Key To Fight Climate Change, International Experts In Morocco Say
The UN Climate Change Conference, or”Cop22″, is currently unfolding in Marrakesh. Analysts, politicians and other stakeholders will discuss for ten days how to best achieve the targets set in last year’s landmark conference in Paris.
Spend climate cash smartly to make it stretch, experts urge
When heavy rains hit the tiny West African nation of Togo in September, filling a hydropower dam close to overflowing, the Togolese Red Cross took an unusual step.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
At COP22, UNESCO showcases indigenous knowledge to fight climate change
The UNESCO Pavilion at the 2016 UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) opened its doors today with a series of discussions on the solutions that indigenous knowledge can offer to tackle climate change, and how to best support particularly vulnerable local and indigenous communities.
Malaysia Sun
UN climate chief: No doubt world will shift to low emissions
Climate negotiators started work Monday on implementing the Paris Agreement on global warming amid uncertainty over how the U.S. election will impact the landmark deal as temperatures and greenhouse gases soar to new heights.
COP22 host Morocco launches action plan to fight devastating climate change
As UN climate talks start in Marrakech, Morocco calls on world leaders to put the focus on concrete plans for helping Africa’s small-scale farmers
COP22 : la mise en action de l’accord de Paris se joue à Marrakech
En entérinant un nouveau régime multilatéral sur le climat, l’Accord de Paris a impulsé une dynamique inédite, à travers ses objectifs ambitieux : orienter les pays vers des trajectoires de développement bas-carbone et résilientes au changement climatique ; passer à une économie mondiale neutre en émissions de gaz à effet de serre avant la fin du siècle ; enfin, canaliser les flux financiers ainsi requis pour une reconfiguration profonde des économies.
UP Magazine
COP22 : Royal passe le flambeau à Mezouar
Pour une justice climatique. C’est sous ce signe que s’est ouverte la COP 22 qui se tient à Marrakech. Un événement qui a débuté par la remise du flambeau de la présidente de la COP 21, Ségolène Royal, à Salahedine Mezouar, désormais président de la COP 22.
Morocco urges climate finance flows to most vulnerable states
Moroccos Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar called on Monday (Nov. 7) for designing concrete actions to support countries that are most vulnerable to climate change.
Moroccan king reaches out to African leaders
Moroccan King Mohammed VI offered a conditional olive branch to African leaders Sunday in a speech in Senegal declaring his country wanted to “take back its natural position in Africa”.
Saudi Gazette
Marrakech’s Sites Sparkle during COP 22
Marrakech’s renowned sites and landmarks have turned into beacons, lighting up across the city, in celebration of On the twenty-second Conference of the Parties (COP22), opening today and running until November 18.
Morocco World News
Climat: 100 pays ont désormais ratifié l'Accord de Paris
Le nombre de pays ayant ratifié l'Accord de Paris sur le climat a désormais atteint la barre symbolique de 100, "maintenant ainsi l'élan rapide de l'action climatique mondiale", a annoncé le secrétariat de la Convention cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques alors que s'est ouverte ce lundi la COP22 à Marrakech (Maroc).
Opec: oil demand could peak in just over a decade
Cartel says oil demand could peak in 2029 if signatories of Paris climate deal meet aims
Financial Times
Countries aim to put Paris climate deal into action at UN climate summit
Climate negotiators began working Monday to transform the landmark Paris Climate Agreement into an action plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions and help societies adapt to a warming world.
Sustainable agriculture deserves center stage at Marrakesh climate talks Thomson Reuters Foundation
La lutte climatique, accélérateur tous azimuts pour l’investissement en Afrique
Pour devenir l’eldorado annoncé du XXIe siècle, l’Afrique devra surmonter bien des handicaps. À commencer par le déficit annuel de quelque 50 milliards de dollars d’investissements pour les infrastructures. Un défi que l’actuelle mobilisation pour la lutte climatique contribuera à relever.
La Tribune
Fiji makes bid for COP23 co-chair
Cameron Diver says Fiji put in a bid for the co-chair at the next COP round during the current talks in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Radio New Zealand
Japan ratifies Paris Agreement after the pact enters into force
Japan on Tuesday ratified the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement to cut emissions and prevent climate change, four days after the global pact officially entered into force
BLOG: A Zero Carbon Building Sector by 2050 Huffington Post
Climate change: 100 parties join Paris Agreement, says UN official
The Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015 at the COP21 in Paris, was ratified in October by 96 countries and the European Unio
Fresh climate talks to take forward Paris pact from today
The annual climate change conference will start just three days after the Paris Agreement came into force on Friday, signalling a new era in the fight against climate change.
Indian Express
L’application de l’accord de Paris en débat à la COP 22 de Marrakech
+ VIDEO. La COP 22, qui s’ouvre ce lundi au Maroc, doit indiquer aux Etats la marche à suivre pour mettre en oeuvre un accord qui désormais s’impose à eux.
Les Échos
COP22: La Cumbre del Clima de las soluciones
«La COP21 ha sido la conferencia de las decisiones. La COP22 en Marrakech será la de las soluciones». Así se dirigía el presidente francés, François Hollande, ante las Naciones Unidas en referencia a la cumbre del clima que comenzará mañana en Marrakech, una de las ciudades más turísticas de Marruecos.
El Mundo
La COP 22 à Marrakech, un nouveau souffle pour le climat en Afrique
Recyclage, énergies renouvelables… Le Maroc profite du raout onusien, qui débute ce lundi, pour promouvoir ses initiatives et renforcer ses liens avec les autres pays africains.
After years of delay, climate talks face a new problem: speed
Efforts to build a new global deal to tackle climate change were for many years criticized for moving at a glacial pace. But this week climate negotiators meeting in Morocco find themselves facing an entirely new problem: a deal that, astonishingly, has come into effect more than three years ahead of schedule.
Marrakech climate talks: giving the fossil fuel lobby a seat at the table
As the world gathers in Morocco for the historic first meeting under the Paris agreement – called “COP22” but now also “CMA1” – it does so with the unprecedented involvement of corporate interests who have fought climate action around the world, funded climate change denial and whose fundamental interest is in extracting and burning as much fossil fuel as possible.
The road to decarbonization: next stop, Marrakesh
A year on from the COP21 summit, the Paris Agreement has come into force. While that's quite an achievement, there's still much to be done - starting at the climate conference in Marrakesh.
Deutsche Welle
Un an après l'accord de Paris, une COP22 pour trouver comment sauver concrètement le climat
NVIRONNEMENT - Il y a près d'un an, le 12 décembre 2015, 195 pays se sont mis d'accord pour tenter d'endiguer le réchauffement climatique. Si la COP21 organisée à Paris était clairement un succès, et si la ratification de l'accord de Paris se fait à un rythme très élevé, cela ne veut pas dire pour autant que le monde est sauvé. Loin, très loin de là.
Le Huffington Post
Patricia Espinosa destaca el compromiso ciudadano español a favor del clima
La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático, Patricia Espinosa, destacó hoy el compromiso ciudadano de los españoles a favor del clima y quitó importancia a que el Gobierno aún no haya ratificado el Acuerdo de París
La lucha contra el cambio climático llega a Marraquech
La conferencia sobre cambio climático de París (COP21), celebrada el pasado diciembre, concluyó con un acuerdo histórico en el que todos los países del mundo se comprometían a avanzar juntos para frenar el aumento de la temperatura, pero dejó para futuras citas concretar cómo se lograría. A partir de este lunes, las delegaciones se reúnen en la ciudad marroquí de Marraquech (COP22) para empezar a perfilarlo. En un símil jurídico, aunque finalmente se dispone de una ley, aún falta el reglamento que la desarrolle.
El Periódico
Morocco lights up to mark beginning of COP22 in Marrakech
The beginning of COP22 this week in Morocco has been celebrated by the lighting of the Hassan Tower in Rabat
Business Day
Rwanda: Experts Call for Action As UN Climate Meeting Opens in Morocco
The twenty-second United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) opens today in Marrakech, Morocco, with several environmentalists citing the need for global leaders to "act now" in implementing the agenda to mitigate climate alteration.
The New Times
Laurent Fabius: "Il y a alerte rouge sur la planète"
Le président du Conseil constitutionnel tire la sonnette d'alarme, à la veille de l'ouverture de la COP22, au Maroc. Il appelle à accélérer la lutte contre la détérioration climatique, qui "risque d'être plus forte et plus rapide que ce que la plupart imaginent".
Morocco sees 'no turning back' for climate pact
There is "no turning back" from a global accord to combat climate change, Morocco's foreign minister said on the eve of UN talks in Marrakesh,
Morocco launches Triple A initiative to challenge climate change
For the final stop along the Road to Cop 22, we’re in Souss Massa Draa, in southern Morocco.
Morocco Appoints a Woman to Head Up Technopark - Will Launch Second Fund for Start-Ups After Success of First One
The scale of Government support for start-ups and innovation in Morocco would put many Sub-Saharan African Governments in the shade
As Paris Enters Force CDM Strengthens On-the-Ground Climate Action
The Board that oversees the United Nation’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) continued its search for ways in which to use the mechanism’s proven infrastructure and methods to help boost climate action in support of the Paris Climate Change Agreement goals.”
De Sevilla a Marrakech en bicicleta por el cambio climático
Un equipo de 50 profesionales pertenecientes a distintas empresas, instituciones y organizaciones comprometidas con la lucha contra el cambio climático, realizarán desde este lunes una marcha en bicicleta que partirá de Sevilla y concluirá el próximo 16 de noviembre en Marrakech, dentro de la iniciativa 'Moving for Climate NOW'.
ABC Sevilla
Climate finance to top India’s agenda
India will also focus on sustainable lifestyle issues, which found a place in the Paris agreement after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed for its inclusion
Business Leaders Support Steps to Rescue Climate
Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive of the Renault-Nissan car alliance, gives a clear reason his company is taking the lead in developing moderately priced electric cars.
NY Times
Threat of Climate Change Helped Seal Paris Agreement Early
Efforts to build a new global deal to tackle climate change were for many years criticized for moving at a glacial pace.
BMCE Bank of Africa lance les premiers green bonds bancaires au Maroc
Cette émissions obligataire, qui s'élève à 500 MDH, servira à financer des projets liés à la production de l'énergie renouvelable ou de l'amélioration de l'efficacité énergétique.
Medias 24
Vast Moroccan solar power plant is hard act for Africa to follow
On the edge of the Sahara desert, Morocco is building one of the world's biggest solar power plants in a project largely funded by the European Union.
Moroccan activists plan protests to coincide with UN climate summit
Delegates from around the world will meet in Marrakech as protesters vow to step up unrest triggered by a fisherman’s death
Morocco Strives to Make COP22 Summit of Action
Morocco is striving to make the 22nd conference of parties to the UN Framework-Convention on Climate Change (COP22), slated Nov. 7-18 in Marrakesh, a summit turned towards action seeking to give concrete substance to the ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate, said Tatiana Nuno, official in the climate change campaign of Greenpeace-Spain.
Morocco World News
Morocco builds one of the world’s biggest solar power plant
A thermosolar power plant is pictured at Noor III near the city of Ouarzazate, Morocco. Once completed, Noor will cost 2.2 billion euros ($2.45 billion) and generate 580 MW, enough power for a city of almost 2 million people. Besides, Morocco aims to expand at other desert regions to 2 gigawatts of solar capacity by 2020 at a cost of $9 billion.
Gulf News
Study calls for independent monitoring of carbon offset programs
A review of the way carbon offset credits have been used internationally to reduce carbon emissions suggests that the program needs independent monitoring, as it is now subject to inaccurate self-reporting.
Xinhua News
King Mohammed VI’s Bid to Reunite Morocco With Africa
King Mohammed IV made to tour of East Africa, starting in Rwanda and continuing to Tanzania. The tour is aimed at garnering support amongst African countries for Morocco to re-join the African Union (AU) which it left in 1984.
Morocco World News
The technology that may finally make ‘clean’ cookstoves a reality
Billions of people around the world still cook inside over open fires. They burn dung, wood and charcoal to fuel the flames, clouding their homes with toxic fumes.
First Nations see economic future in Canada's growing clean energy industry
Indigenous communities take pride and ownership in sustainable energy projects
Faith groups strengthen call for climate justice
“This is the time to step forward and act as trustees to Mother Earth. Together, by supporting each other’s progress we can go further and faster”, reads the 'COP22 Interfaith Statement', a document prepared by faith communities involved in advocacy work on climate change at the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
India to push agenda of sustainable lifestyle at global
India will push the agenda of sustainable lifestyle at the upcoming global climate conference at Marrakech in Morocco, apart from focussing on the issue of mobilising finances, which has been its "overriding" concern, to tackle climate change.
OPINION: Cop22 and the looming test of global resolve The National
To deal with climate change we need a new financial system
When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our economic system.
Eiffel Tower lit green in honor of Paris climate change deal
The Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe in Paris have temporarily been lit in green as a reminder to the world to enact the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Climate host Morocco advances its energy transition
Morocco, host of the 2016 climate conference, intends to cover more than half of its electricity needs from renewables by 2030. In addition to massive installations, hundreds of mosques will also generate solar energy.
Deutsche Welle
Big Oil pledges $1 billion for gas technologies to fight climate change
Some of the world's biggest oil companies, including Saudi Aramco IPO-ARMO.SE and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L), pledged on Friday to invest $1 billion to develop climate-friendly technologies as a global deal to wean the world off oil came into force.
China pledges 18-percent carbon emissions cut by 2020
China's cabinet issued a new climate plan targeting an 18-percent cut in carbon emissions by 2020 compared to 2015 levels, the same day that the Paris Agreement of nearly 200 countries took effect.
Morocco lifts ban on mobile internet voice calls
Morocco has lifted a ban on calls made through mobile internet connections, its national telecoms regulator said, acting after fierce protests on social media against a rule introduced at the start of the year.
Latin America to Take the Temperature of Paris Agreement at Climate Summit
With the ratification and entry into effect of the Paris Agreement still fresh, the countries of Latin America are heading to the climate summit in Marrakesh in search of clear rules that will enable them to decarbonise their economies to help mitigate global warming.
Saudi Arabia inks Paris climate change agreement
Saudi Arabia has signed on Thursday the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, which became an international law on Friday. On behalf of the government of the Kingdom, the Saudi Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah Al-Mualami inked the agreement, in the presence of the UN Secretary General Ban-Ki moon.
Saudi Gazette
Amazonians call on leaders to heed link between land rights and climate change
As Paris climate agreement comes into force, inhabitants of Amazon rainforest demand recognition of key role their communities play in conservation
COP22 to Introduce a Marrakech ‘Medina Bike’ Program
Starting November 7th, Marrakech residents will have access to the city’s new city bike program, called “Medina Bike,” which is not unlike other city bike programs currently available in many European and American cities.
Morocco World News
India to push for consensus on climate justice at Marrakech meet
India will seek a higher share in greenhouse gas-mitigating technologies and money for adapting to the vagaries of climate change at Marrakech in Morocco, where negotiations on rules to implement the Paris Agreement will begin on Monday.
Hindustan Times
African cities must confront climate change
Public-private cooperation on a local as well as international level can help African cities play a key role in tackling climate change, argues David Kuria, Eco Ambassador and head of Kenyan social enterprise Africaqua.
Deutsche Welle
Slow Food Appeal To COP 22
The 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP 22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is scheduled to take place in Marrakesh from November 7-18.

Unlike COP 21, which completely ignored agriculture, COP 22 will take the subject into account, albeit only marginally.
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Doctors Are Proving Climate Change Is A Health Risk
Climate change has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the biggest health threat of the 21st century.
Huffington Post
Environmental activist gears up for 6,000-mile bamboo bike ride
Kate Rawles will ride a bike made from grass grown in Cornwall to raise awareness about the loss of biodiversity
Experts stress on clean cooking solution for all
Renewable energy experts have underlined the need of increasing the use of clean and sustainable energy while reducing the use of traditional sources of fuel for improving people’s health, environment conservation and securing gender inclusion
Kathmandu Post
Celebrating a clean and green Singapore with carnival festivity
Sustainability is the buzz word these days, but not everyone may know how to walk the talk.
Straits Times
Centre to set up inter-state green corridor to evacuate wind energy
The Union ministry of renewable energy has issued guidelines for setting up inter-state transmission system to evacuate wind power to the extent of 1000MW from windy states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Times of India
LafargeHolcim Releases Two Morocco-Specific Eco-friendly Construction Products
The local wing of the materials firm LafargeHolcim will be releasing two new construction products in Moroccan markets that will facilitate environmentally friendly construction, according to the company’s announcement on Thursday.
Morocco World News
Rwanda/Morocco: Mashami Hopes for Good Showing in Morocco U20 Football Tourney
Rwanda's U-20 national football team care-taker head coach Vincent Mashami has said he expects his youthful side to get good results during the upcoming inaugural Morocco U20 Partners tournament, slated for November 9-13 in Rabat.
The New Times
Paris climate agreement becomes international law
The Paris Agreement to combat climate change becomes international law on Friday - a landmark demonstrating that countries are serious about tackling global warming amid growing fears that the world is becoming hotter faster than scientists expected.
Climate pact goes live, turning up heat at UN talks
Just days after the landmark Paris climate pact comes into force Friday, diplomats from 196 nations gathering in Marrakesh will face intense pressure to translate its planet-saving promise into action.
Climat : l'Accord de Paris entre en vigueur, et maintenant ?
Trente jours après le passage du seuil minimum de ratification (au moins 55 pays représentant 55% des émissions de gaz à effet de serre), le texte adopté l'an dernier, qui vise à contenir la hausse des températures et lutter contre le dérèglement climatique, entre en vigueur ce vendredi.
Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático entra en vigor
El Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático entró en vigor el primer minuto de este viernes, con un llamado de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) para reducir las emisiones de gases efecto invernadero y construir sociedades menos contaminantes.
La Jornada
Patricia Espinosa y Salaheddine Mezouar: El Acuerdo de París entra en vigor, tiempo de celebración y de realismo
La humanidad recordará este 4 de noviembre de 2016 como el día en que los países levantaron una barrera ante los inevitables desastres del cambio climático y como el día en que comenzaron con determinación a caminar hacia un futuro sostenible.
La Prensa Gráfica
El Acuerdo de París entró en vigor: ¿qué significa?
Hoy entró en vigor el Acuerdo de París sobre el cambio climático, resultado de un arduo proceso de negociación internacional que tuvo su corolario en la pasada COP21, cuando los representantes de 195 países aprobaron esta nueva hoja de ruta -que reemplaza al Protocolo de Kyoto- para reducir las emisiones de gases que calientan la atmósfera, así como también, generar planes de adaptación a los efectos del cambio climático.
Claves 21
Entrée en vigueur de l'accord de Paris sur le climat: l'Elysée salue "un jour historique"
L'accord de Paris sur le climat est entré en vigueur ce vendredi. L'Elysée se félicite et salue un "jour historique pour la planète", moins d'un an après son adoption par 195 pays.
Paris climate pact enters into force, focus shifts to action
The global accord to combat climate change agreed in Paris last year officially entered into force Friday, putting pressure on nearly 200 countries to start executing plans to slash their greenhouse gas emissions.
Espinosa: Climate agreement 'lays the foundation for a different world'
Parties to the historic Paris climate agreement will soon meet for the first time, at COP22 in Marrakesh. The UN's Executive Secretary for Climate Change Patricia Espinosa tells DW what we can expect.
Deutsche Welle
It’s official: the Paris climate deal is now international law
Diplomatic triumph but the science stinks: governments must regularly update their contributions towards efforts to hold global warming “well below 2C”
Climate Home
Tribune: COP21 : «Mettons en œuvre l'accord de Paris, avant le déluge !»
La COP21 entre officiellement en vigueur ce vendredi. L'envoyé spécial de l'ONU et vingt-cinq maires de grandes villes mondiales expliquent pourquoi l'échelon des métropoles est essentiel à la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique.
Prevén una “tragedia humana” si no se baja la emisión de gases
Luego de un proceso de ratificación realizado en tiempo récord, hoy entra en vigor el acuerdo de París, un complejo tratado internacional para contener el aumento de la temperatura planetaria a un nivel muy por debajo de los 2 grados respecto de la era preindustrial. Sin embargo, aún cuando se cumplieran todos sus objetivos al pie de la letra, algo de por si bastante difícil, el termómetro podría llegar a registrar –paradójicamente- una suba de hasta 3,4 grados durante este siglo.
UN: Huge emissions cuts needed to meet Paris climate goals
The world is nowhere near on track to achieve the ambitious temperature goals adopted in the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, the U.N. said Thursday in a sobering report that warned of a human tragedy unless governments stepped up efforts to fight global warming.
Une tonne d'émissions de CO2, trois mètres carré de glace arctique s'évaporent
Des chercheurs ont déterminé que pour chaque tonne de dioxyde de carbone (CO2) émise dans l'atmosphère, le réchauffement qui en résulte entraîne la fonte de trois mètres carré de glace arctique. Cette étude, publiée jeudi dans la revue Science, cherche à sensibiliser le public à la responsabilité individuelle au changement climatique.
AFP / Le Huffington Post
‘Dramatic’ action needed to cut emissions, slow rise in global temperature – UN Environment report
A day before the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change comes into force, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging the world to ‘dramatically’ step up its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions – by some 25 per cent more than those pledged in Paris last year – “to meet the stronger, and safer, target of 1.5 degrees Celsius” global temperature rise.
UN News Centre
Climat: l'ONU appelle à réduire les gaz à effet de serre pour éviter «une tragédie»
Le monde doit "de toute urgence et radicalement" réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre à l'origine du réchauffement mondial s'il veut éviter "une tragédie humaine", a prévenu l'ONU jeudi, veille d'entrée en vigueur de l'accord de Paris sur le climat.
Le Huffington Post - Québec
World on track for 3C of warming under current global climate pledges, warns UN
Current climate commitments are insufficient to reduce emissions by the amounts needed to avoid dangerous levels of global warming, says Unep report
Paris accord on climate change comes into effect
The historic climate deal signed in Paris last December has come into force after 94 countries ratified the agreement last month. The United Nations warns that huge emissions cuts are now needed to meet the global goals.
Deutsche Welle
Entrée en vigueur accélérée de l'accord de Paris sur le climat
Paris - Moins d'un an après son adoption à Paris par 195 pays, le premier accord mondial pour éviter un emballement des dérèglements climatiques entre en vigueur vendredi, à trois jours du début de la COP22 de Marrakech, où il sera question de son application.
Beyond Paris: What’s next to slow climate change?
With the Paris climate agreement soon to go into effect, the United Nations will convene to discuss how it will achieve specific emissions goals.
Christian Science Monitor
Rabat, Marrakech… le Royaume célèbre aujourd’hui l’entrée en vigueur de l’Accord de Paris. En effet, Vendredi 4 novembre 2016 marque l’entrée en vigueur de l’accord historique de Paris. A l’instar de la capitale française qui habillera la tour Eiffel et l’Arc de Triomphe à cette occasion, le Maroc célèbre cette entrée en vigueur avec la mise en lumière de la Tour Hassan de Rabat. A 20 heures précises, le monument symbole de la capitale chérifienne se parera de vert, signal fort d’ancrage dans le Royaume des engagements de mobilisation pour le développement durable et la lutte contre le changement climatique.
La Nouvelle Tribune
BLOG: Climate finance and the path to green transition Huffington Post
OPINION: Zero is the essential number for climate action
INTERVIEW: Q&A with UN’s sustainable energy chief Rachel Kyte
The chief executive of the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative sets out goals for COP22.
EEX logs first trade in post-2020 EU carbon permits
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has registered its first trade in European Union emissions permits for the post-2020 trading period of the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS), it said on Wednesday.
Protests in Morocco Unlikely to Escalate: Brookings
International think tank Brookings Institution said protests in Morocco are unlikely to escalate, a report on Thursday.
Morocco World News
Morocco-born writer Leila Slimani wins prestigious French literary prize
Morocco-born writer Leila Slimani has won France’s most prestigious literary prize, becoming only the 12th woman to be awarded the Prix Goncourt in 113 years.
Hindustan Times
Zero Mika: Morocco goes plastic bag-free
In Morocco, plastic bags are a national burden. Moroccan households consume about 25 billion of these temporary bags every year.
EJ Insight
Morocco reports fall in third quarter jobless rate to 9.6 pct
Morocco's jobless rate fell to 9.6 percent in the third quarter of this year from 10.1 percent in the same period last year, mostly because of new jobs in construction, official figures showed on Thursday.
Morocco's oases fight back creeping sands
On the edge of the southwestern town of Rissani, Abdelrahman Ahmidani sighs as he reflects on the state of the Moroccan oasis, endangered by drought and climate change.
Eco-Dome: building ecological ‘houses of tomorrow’ in rural Morocco
A Moroccan start-up, Eco-Dome, is working to create inventive and innovative housing opportunities thanks to traditional materials
The Hindu
Want a climate solution? Start talking
With the Paris Agreement now almost a year old and ratified by 86 of its signatories, the next big word is implementation. But just how do countries make good on their climate pledges? One option is to start talking.
Deutsche Welle
UN Climate Agreement enters into force Friday
The Paris Agreement to address climate change, adopted by world leaders in December 2015 at the Climate Conference in Paris (COP21), will officially enter into force on Friday.
COP21: la Tour Eiffel et l’Arc de Triomphe en vert pour l’entrée en vigueur de l’accord de Paris
Tour Eiffel et Arc de Triomphe seront parés de vert vendredi à Paris. Des illuminations pour célébrer l'entrée en vigueur de l'accord de Paris, conclu lors de la COP21 en décembre 2015. "La France peut être fière de ce qui va se passer dans deux jours", a dit mercredi Ségolène Royal à la sortie du conseil des ministres.
Posibilidades y desafíos del Acuerdo de París en África
El Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático entrará en vigor este viernes 4 tras contar con la ratificación de por lo menos 55 estados parte, los que concentran 55 por ciento de las emisiones contaminantes liberadas a la atmósfera.
La COP22, una clara oportunidad para acelerar la acción contra el cambio climático
Los negociadores del clima de la ONU tendrán una oportunidad sin precedentes para acelerar la acción mundial contra el cambio climático cuando se reúnan en Marrakech pocos días después de que el acuerdo climático mundial (Acuerdo de París) se convierta en un tratado global legalmente vinculante, lo que ocurrirá este viernes 4 de noviembre.
‘Everyone Needs to Act’: What Experts Expect From the Summit
When representatives of 200 nations meet at a crucial two-week climate change conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, on Monday, their goal will be to put some force behind the pledges they made a year ago in Paris to reduce the emissions responsible for global warming.
NY Times
La finance est l’un des rares secteurs où les acteurs sont de plus en plus nombreux à comprendre que le changement climatique a des impacts concrets sur leur activité, en particulier sur le prix du risque. Le financement de l’économie verte peut s’avérer beaucoup plus rentable que la détention d’actifs dévalorisés, comme les centrales à charbon. C’est pourquoi les initiatives se multiplient.
WB: Morocco Set Powerful Example in Fighting Climate Change
Morocco has set a powerful example in terms of fighting climate change, said the World Bank (WB), noting that the country’s decision makers have geared up policy and investments toward increasing resilience and fostering a low carbon economy.
Morocco World News
Le Maroc offre un « exemple éclatant » en matière de lutte contre les changements climatiques, souligne le Groupe de la banque mondiale (BM), relevant que le Royaume a engagé des politiques et des investissements en faveur du renforcement de la résilience au changement climatique et la promotion d’une économie sobre en carbone.
La Nouvelle Tribune
Developing nations' desire to tackle climate change lights a fire under the Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement on climate change, scheduled to take effect on Nov. 4, less than a year after it was adopted. The first meeting on implementing the international framework for tackling global warming will be held just days later.
Climate finance in 2016: 4 reports you need to read
Funds for clean energy and climate resilience are flowing, but fuzzy reporting on what counts as green finance makes tracking support tricky
Climate Home
Energías renovables crecerán 13 por ciento más entre 2015 y 2021
Durante los próximos cinco años, las renovables seguirán siendo la fuente de más rápido crecimiento para la generación eléctrica, con una participación cada vez mayor estimada al 28 % en 2021, a partir de un 23 % en 2015.
A Global Climate Deal Was Reached. Next Up Is Pollution Monitoring.
The Paris climate agreement is, obviously, a very big deal: Last year, nearly 200 nations agreed to take on the challenge of a warming world. Their stated goal was to hold the increases in world temperature since the beginning of the industrial revolution to well below 2 degrees Celsius
NY Times
Water security: huge climate risk, huge business opportunity
The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) plans to help millions of vulnerable people better adapt to shocks and chronic stresses and thrive in a more resilient future
Climate Home
Dhaka will emphasise on adaptation finance in COP22
Bangladesh will emphasise on adaptation finance and compensation for loss and damages in the upcoming Conference of Parties as the country needs huge financial support to meet the adaptation measures caused by global warming.
Dhaka Tribune
Africa: Former VP Advises On New Methods to Fight Climate Change
Africa has been advised to come up with its own approach to address climate change if it is to make headway in the Paris Agreement on Climate change
Tanzania Daily News
Japan to approve Paris climate accord Friday
Japan is set to approve the Paris accord on fighting global warming on Friday, the day the pact will go into force, after the country’s ruling and major opposition parties struck a deal on parliamentary voting schedules.
Japan Today
Le président du comité scientifique de la COP22, Nizar Baraka a appelé, mercredi à Casablanca, les professionnels du secteur des assurances à contribuer à une gestion efficace des risques environnementaux pour garantir la transition vers les finances vertes.
La Nouvelle Tribune
Co-working retreats let digital nomads work, rest and play
The most popular spot to get some work done at the co-living and co-working space SunDesk, Elizabeth Sharma writes on the travel blog Passport Stamps, is on the roof terrace.
The National
COP22: ces activités qui émettent autant de CO2 que la déforestation
Réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre est le principal enjeu de la COP22. En réduisant ces émissions, il sera possible de freiner le réchauffement climatique causé par l’activité humaine. La phase clé de la COP21 étant passée, les pays engagés devront apporter des changements significatifs dans leurs actions.
Paris se voit en capitale de la finance verte et durable
La Place financière de Paris veut jouer un rôle important dans la finance verte. Moins d'une semaine avant l'ouverture de la Cop 22 qui se tiendra au Maroc, Paris Europlace, l'association de promotion de la place financière de Paris, a présenté ce jeudi 15 propositions visant à renforcer le rôle de la capitale dans la finance verte et durable.
Le Figaro
Saudi Arabia to ratify Paris climate deal before Marrakech talks
Petropower will join historic pact ahead of further climate negotiations next week, says minister Khalid Al-Falih
Climate Home
El cambio climático logra poner de acuerdo al mundo: hay que actuar
El cambio climático es una realidad. El aumento global de la temperatura y sus consecuencias no son una hipótesis de futuro, ya se está viviendo en algunas zonas del planeta. Aunque es ahora cuando la comunidad internacional se está movilizando, las voces de alarma surgieron hace mucho.
El Economista
Climat : l'ONU appelle à aider Madagascar
La communauté internationale doit aider Madagascar à s'adapter aux effets du changement climatique, selon le rapporteur spécial des Nations unies sur les droits de l'homme et de l'environnement.
BBC Afrique
IRENA: Offshore wind could swell 650 per cent by 2030
Powered by falling costs and rapid technology improvements, offshore wind capacity could grow by more than 650 per cent in the next 15 years, according to new research released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Business Green
“To transform our world, we must transform its cities” says UN chief on World Cities Day
With more than half of the global population now living in cities and human settlements, greater attention needs to be placed on the role of urbanization as a source of global development and social inclusion, according to the United Nations on World Cities Day.
UN News Centre
Planter des arbres pourrait épargner la vie de milliers de citadins
L'investissement d'un peu moins de 4 euros par habitant dans l'espace urbain ferait reculer la pollution mortelle en plus de ralentir le réchauffement.
Le Point
Southern Spain facing desertification if CO2 emissions not brought down
New report suggests that the Mediterranean basin will face massive changes in just a lifetime
El País
Geoengineering to Alter Climate Moves Closer to Reality
A United Nations body is investigating controversial methods to avert runaway climate change by giving humans the go-ahead to re-engineer the Earth’s oceans and atmosphere.
Rio's famous beaches take battering as scientists issue climate change warning
Scientists in Rio de Janeiro have warned that the city’s sea defences may not be able to cope with the effects of climate change after a record storm surge swamped beaches, dumping hundreds of tonnes of sand across nearby roads and buildings.
The Guardian
300 millones de niños respiran aire tóxico
Unos 300 millones de niños, uno de cada siete, viven en lugares donde hay hasta seis veces más contaminación atmosférica de lo admitido por los estándares internacionales, contribuyendo en buena medida a la mortalidad infantil, según un estudio de la ONU divulgado el lunes.
El Observador
Selon un rapport de l'Unicef, quelque 300 millions d'enfants vivent dans une région où la pollution de l'air extérieur dépasse jusqu'à six fois les normes internationales. A l'occasion de la COP22, prévue à Marrakech du 7 au 18 novembre, l'organe des Nations unies prévoit d'interpeller les dirigeants de la planète.
France Soir
IFC launches new $152m green bond designed to protect forests
The long-running push to develop a mechanism that ensures the world's remaining forests are worth more standing than felled opened up a new avenue yesterday, with the launch of an innovative new forest protection bond designed to mobilise $152m of investment in projects that help protect vulnerable forests.
Business Green
Indigenous people in carbon-rich tropical forests can help contain emissions, says study
One-fourth of carbon stored above ground in the world’s tropical forests is found in the collectively-managed territories of indigenous people and local communities
Inside the Carbon Tax Fight That's Dividing Environmentalists
Leonardo DiCaprio is backing Washington's climate change initiative. But much of the green movement will be voting "No."
Mother Jones
Colombianos no están informados sobre el cambio climático
Un estudio realizado por el IDEAM y el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo reveló que los colombianos no están informados sobre el cambio climático. Siendo Bogotá con un (90.83%) y la región Orinoquia Amazonia con 78.03%) las zonas que menos informadas se sienten poco o nada informadas.
Radio Caracol
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COMMENT: The Ripple Effect of California Cape and Trade Ecosystem Marketplace
Moroccan police among 11 investigated over man crushed in rubbish truck
Prosecutors act to quell unrest after thousands take to the streets to protest against death of Mouhcine Fikri
The Guardian
Vivo Energy Installs First Rapid Electric Charging Stations in Morocco
Morocco Vivo Energy has installed a rapid battery charging station for electric cars at a Shell station in between Casablanca and Marrakesh, according to a new report by Medias24
Morocco World News
Moroccan American Network Announces Second CEO Summit
The Moroccan American Network’s CEO Summit returns to Washington, D.C. in April 2017 in partnership with Georgetown University.
Morocco World News
One in seven children suffer high air pollution: UNICEF
Almost one in seven children worldwide live in areas with high levels of outdoor air pollution, mostly in South Asia, and their growing bodies are most vulnerable to damage, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Monday.
UNICEF: 1 in 7 of World's Children Exposed to Toxic Air Pollution
One in seven of the world's children is exposed to pollution levels six or more times higher than international standards set by the World Health Organization, according to a new report by UNICEF.
Voice of America
Pollution : 300 millions d'enfants respirent de l'air toxique selon un rapport de l'UNICEF
À l'échelle mondiale, près d'un enfant sur sept, soit quelque 300 millions, vit dans une région où le niveau de toxicité de l'air extérieur dû à la pollution dépasse d'au moins six fois les directives internationales, selon un nouveau rapport de l'UNICEF.
Le Lézard
Hope on Marrakesh talks to limit global warming
Climate change is gathering pace — and so is the global drive to fight it. This week the World Meteorological Organisation said human alteration of the atmosphere had passed an unwelcome milestone as levels of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas most responsible for warming the world, exceeded 400 parts per million; that is 40 per cent above the pre-industrial figure and the highest for several million years.
Financial Times
Climate change enters dangerous new territory
The Earth’s atmosphere now carries over 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide
Irish Times
UN seeks to mobilize sustainable transport systems, enterprises see opportunities
The United Nations is seeking to transform the world's transport sector to promote economic growth and combat climate change, and enterprises see opportunities to benefit from the trend and meanwhile contribute to world development.
Shipping sector agrees new deal to cap sulphur levels
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is finally introducing steps - albeit small - to reduce the environmental impact of the shipping industry, after 170 countries agreed on a new global deal to introduce a cap on sulphur emissions in 2020.
Transport maritime : l'ONU se félicite des mesures de l'OMI pour lutter contre les émissions de gaz à effet de serre
Ces mesures incluent des efforts pour limiter les émissions de soufre, un système obligatoire de données sur la consommation de carburant, un renforcement de l'application de la réglementation sur l'efficacité énergétique, et une feuille de route pour le développement d'ici à 2023 d'une stratégie globale de l'OMI sur la réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre provenant des navires, a précisé le porte-parole du Secrétaire général dans une déclaration à la presse.
Centre d’actualités de l’ONU
Organismo mundial exige combustible limpio en transporte marítimo
La Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI) fijó un nuevo límite máximo para el contenido de azufre en el combustible usado por los buques, a fin de aminorar daños a la salud humana y a los ecosistemas.
Prensa Latina
DiCaprio estrena documental sobre el cambio climático
Leonardo DiCaprio estrenó en YouTube su documental "Antes que sea tarde", un llamado a la sociedad para cambiar la mentalidad que tenemos acerca del consumo y nuestros hábitos cotidianos que destruyen al planeta.
Jeff Bezos dismisses idea of a backup plan, says we must protect Earth
During the last year Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has begun to open up about the scale of his ambitions with the rocket company, Blue Origin, explaining that he envisions millions of people living and working in space.
Ars Technica
Years of Living Dangerously Returns To Television Sunday
This initial episode of Years of Living Dangerously Season 2 weaves together this thread with our own, American struggle to confront climate change.
Moyers & Company
Washington to Vote on Nation’s First Carbon Tax
Washington’s electorate will vote Nov. 8 on whether to impose a carbon emission tax on fossil fuels while simultaneously reducing both sales and business and occupation (B&O) taxes
Bloomberg BNA
Morocco, Active Stakeholder in Mediterranean Region: FM
Morocco is an active stakeholder in the Mediterranean region, said, on Friday in Marseilles, foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar.
Morocco World News
Morocco: Switch to clean energy
Ouarzazate, the gateway to the desert has opened its doors to the future. The city, famous for its film history, now houses the Noor solar plant, the largest in the world. A project that aims to provide Morocco with clean, sustainable energy.
Vision 2020: Morocco’s Planned Leap to World Leader in Tourism
Regulatory reforms introduced in 2010 are bringing Morocco closer to its goal of making the country one of the world’s 20 hottest tourist destinations by 2020.
Morocco World News
Morocco to Raise U.S.$30 Billion for Africa Agriculture Sector
The Government of Morocco has launched a new initiative that seeks to mobilize US$30 billion to assist African countries in the agriculture sector to transform and adapt to changing climate.
Liberia News Agency
Paris Agreement needs time to deliver, says UN climate chief
Patricia Espinosa oozes positivity over the pace of climate diplomacy, but admits making the UN’s new emission cutting deal work will be a hard grind
Climate Home
Climate change rate to turn southern Spain to desert by 2100, report warns
Mediterranean ecosystems will change to a state unprecedented in the past 10,000 years unless temperature rises are held to within 1.5C, say scientists
Réchauffement: les écosystèmes méditerranéens menacés d’un bouleversement inédit en 10 000 ans
Un réchauffement du climat au-delà de 1,5 degré, limite souhaitable établie dans l’accord de la COP21 à Paris, entraînerait un bouleversement sans précédent des écosystèmes du bassin méditerranéen depuis 10 000 ans, à savoir le début de la civilisation humaine, selon des climatologues européens.
Journal de Montréal
El sur de España será un desierto si no se cumplen los acuerdos de París
El sur de España podría convertirse en el año 2100 en un nuevo Sáhara si no se cumplen los acuerdos de París, avisa una investigación que publicó ayer la revista 'Science'.
La Verdad
Deal struck for world's biggest marine reserve in Antarctica
The world's largest marine reserve aimed at protecting the pristine wilderness of Antarctica will be created after a "momentous" agreement was finally reached Friday, with Russia dropping its long-held opposition.
Le plus grand sanctuaire marin du monde créé en Antarctique

Vingt-quatre pays et l'Union européenne se sont entendus vendredi pour créer le plus grand parc marin du monde dans l'océan Antarctique, dont 1,55 million de kilomètres carrés seront désormais protégés.

Radio Canada
World's largest marine park created in Antarctic Ocean
Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world's largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.55 million square km (600,000 square miles) of ocean.
Climat: Crédit agricole et société générale arrêtent de financer le charbon
À une semaine de la tenue du Climate Finance Day à Casablanca, et de l’ouverture de la COP22 à Marrakech dans la foulée, les deux grandes banques françaises annoncent la fin de leurs financements à tout nouveau projet ou extension de centrale à charbon. Crédit agricole et Société générale s’alignent ainsi sur les mesures déjà prises par Natixis. Une avancée importante.
Kuwait starts up first solar power plant
Kuwait has begun operating its first-ever solar power plant, at the Umm Gudair oil field, a landmark for the OPEC member country as it seeks to diversify its sources of energy to meet fast-rising local demand.
Piden proteger los bosques mediterráneos y del Sahel contra cambio climático
Responsables africanos y europeos debatieron hoy en Rabat medidas destinadas a proteger los bosques del Mediterráneo y del Sahel contra los efectos del cambio climático, que serán propuestas en la cumbre climática (COP22) de Marrakech que se celebra entre el 7 y 18 de noviembre.
Two-thirds of the world’s vertebrate wildlife could be gone by 2020, report warns
“For the first time since the demise of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, we face a global mass extinction of wildlife,” say researchers with the World Wildlife Fund.
Toronto Star
Climate change help should be in aid, not loan, Bangladesh parliamentary panel head says
As an 'innocent victim' of climate change, Bangladesh should receive aid, not loan, to fight the effects of climate change, the head of the parliamentary panel on environment and forest ministry has said.
How Virtual Reality Can Help Us Feel the Pain of Climate Change
It's hard to comprehend the concept of oceans getting more acidic. Unless you become the coral.
March to mobilize people for tackling climate change
The International People's Climate March will be held in the city on November 5 as part of an effort to mobilize people towards tackling the challenge posed by climate change and global warming.
Times of India
Lord Stern: 'Well-designed infrastructure can be pro-growth, pro-poor, and pro-climate'
Lord Nicholas Stern's speech on the ten year anniversary of The Stern Review to the Royal Society - in full
Business Green
"Avant le déluge", documentaire avec Leonardo DiCaprio, sera proposé gratuitement aux internautes
Attendu le 30 octobre sur la chaîne National Geographic, le film "Avant le déluge" sera mis gratuitement à la disposition des internautes pendant une semaine sur plusieurs plates-formes digitales. Le but est d'alerter un maximum de personnes sur le réchauffement climatique, thème de ce documentaire produit par Leonardo DiCaprio et Martin Scorsese.
COY12: Renforcer l’autonomisation des jeunes
A la veille de la 12ème Conférence de la jeunesse ( COY12) prévue du 4 au 6 novembre , quelques jours avant la COP 22 à Marrakech, la jeunesse se mobilise et contribue à la lutte contre les changements climatiques.
CDP's Climate A List: Highlighting the business case for low-carbon commitments
Released alongside CDP’s Out of the Starting Blocks climate report on behalf of 827 institutional investors representing more than $100trn in assets, the Climate A list details the companies excelling in the low-carbon movement.
BlackRock calls for higher carbon price to tackle climate change
Fund house says companies should pay more for the pollution they generate
Financial Times
Rapport Planète Vivante 2016 : deux tiers des populations de vertébrés pourraient disparaitre d’ici 2020
Les populations de vertébrés - poissons, oiseaux, mammifères, amphibiens et reptiles - ont chuté de 58% entre 1970 et 2012. Et si nous ne faisons rien pour inverser la tendance, ce déclin pourrait continuer à s’aggraver jusqu’à atteindre 67% d’ici 2020. C’est sur ce nouveau constat alarmant que s’ouvre l’édition 2016 du Rapport Planète Vivante, analyse scientifique réalisée tous les deux ans par le WWF concernant la santé de notre planète et l'impact de l'activité humaine.
10 years on from the Stern report: a low-carbon future is the 'only one available'
Economist says green development is the only route to global economic growth and points to China leading the world on climate change action
5 climate finance topics to watch at COP22 in Marrakech
Finance is always a hot topic at the climate negotiations, and this year is no exception. The Paris Agreement is clear that all finance flows — both public and private — must become consistent with a low-emission and climate-resilient development pathway.
Green facility launched to promote economy, achieves climate targets
A recently launched finance facility is expected to bring long-term finance to projects and companies that will eventually stimulate green growth and improve rural livelihood.
Jakarta Post
Michael Bloomberg co-authoring climate change book
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is working with environmentalist Carl Pope on a book about climate change.
Road to Cop 22: protecting Morocco's coastline
Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels and ocean acidification amplify extremes of climate change.
Fonds vert pour le climat : 53,5 millions de dollars pour Madagascar
Le conseil d’administration du Green Climate Fund (GCF) a approuvé le premier projet soumis par la Grande île. Un financement de 53,5 millions de dollars permettra à Madagascar de faire face aux effets du changement climatique.
Les Nouvelles
Here's How Climate Change Is Sexist
It might seem crazy, but it's true: Around the world, climate change disproportionately affects people living in poverty, especially poor women and girls.
How animals are adapting to survive climate change (video)
A study of fish in unusually warm waters found they had adapted to survive in a different environment in a relatively short period of time. They were different to the rest of their species and it may mean they have switched off genes to survive.
Las energías renovables ya son la mayor fuente de energía del mundo tras superar al carbón
El año 2015 pasará a la historia como el año de las energías renovables. El crecimiento anual de la capacidad de la energía verde llegó a los 153 gigavatios (GW), un 15% más que en 2014, que hace que por primera vez las renovables supongan más de la mitad de las aportaciones anuales netas a la capacidad energética y sobrepasen al carbón en términos de capacidad instalada acumulada, según ha informado la Agencia Internacional de la Energía.
Climate change could harm relationships between predator and prey, says researcher
Climate change could negatively impact the relationship between predator and prey relationships, according to a UBC Okanagan study.
“No podemos ser derrotados por el cambio climático”: Patricia Espinosa
La ex canciller mexicana, Patricia Espinosa, afirmó que ante el cambio climático “no nos podemos dar el lujo de ser derrotados”, puesto que es un tema que trata sobre el futuro de las siguientes generaciones.
El Universal
Antes que sea tarde, el documental de Nat Geo con Leo DiCaprio
El domingo 30 de octubre a las 23.00 hs. y sin cortes comerciales Nat Geo estrena el film documental sobre el cambio climático "Antes que sea tarde", dirigido y producido por el realizador galardonado con un premio Óscar, Fisher Stevens; conducido por Leonardo DiCaprio, actor ganador de un premio Óscar, activista por el medio ambiente y Mensajero de la Paz de la ONU, y con la producción ejecutiva de Martin Scorsese.
Diario Uno
Un vaste plan énergétique américain dévoilé à la COP22 à Marrakech
Les États-Unis sont en pleine élaboration d'un vaste plan de décarbonisation de leur économie. Il sera révélé à Marrakech.
H24 Info
IEA: strategy shift needed to keep up renewables growth
Clean power installations will flatline without sustained policy improvements, says influential forecaster
Climate Home
Energies renouvelables: la croissance va s'accélérer si les politiques suivent, selon l'AIE
Paris - Les énergies renouvelables vont se développer plus vite que prévu d'ici 2021 mais cette accélération de la transition énergétique dans le monde masque des différences régionales et reste conditionnée à des politiques publiques favorables, estime l'Agence internationale de l'énergie (AIE).
La capacidad mundial de las fuentes renovables para producir energía eléctrica supera a la del carbon
La capacidad del mundo para generar electricidad a partir de fuentes renovables ha superado a la del carbón, según la Agencia Internacional de la Energía (AIE).
International Corporations are turning to Low-Carbon World but Many Risk Being Left Behind
According to a new analysis by CDP, global businesses have begun to benefit from the opportunities that transitioning to a low carbon economy presents, but many risk being left behind due to lack of long-term planning and inertia.
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Les compagnies ne font pas assez pour réduire leurs émissions de gaz à effet de serre
Les plans visant à réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre par les grandes compagnies représentent seulement un quart de la quantité nécessaire pour limiter le réchauffement climatique dans le cadre des objectifs conclus l'an passé par près de 200 pays, d'après ce qu'a montré une étude publiée mardi.
Actualités Environnement
Carbon Disclosure Project : les entreprises s’engagent dans la lutte contre le changement climatique
Le CDP et Accenture ont collaboré à un rapport mesurant le niveau d'engagement des entreprises françaises et du Benelux en matière de réduction des émissions carbone. Les conclusions de ce rapport ont été rendues publiques, le 25 octobre, à l'occasion d'une cérémonie au ministère de l'Environnement, de l'Energie et de la Mer. Ce rapport permet de mieux comprendre le positionnement des entreprises dans le contexte d'une future économie peu carbonée.
UN faces deadlock over shipping climate deal plans
Emerging economies face off coalition of EU, African and small island states over plans to ratchet up reductions to industry’s CO2 pollution
Climate Home
White House weighing whether greenhouse gas deal needs Senate approval
The Obama administration is evaluating whether an international agreement reached earlier this month to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners will need approval by the U.S. Senate, the White House said on Tuesday.
Pope Francis's edict on climate change has fallen on closed ears, study finds
Hailed as a significant call for action, the pope’s encyclical has not had the anticipated rallying effect on public opinion, researchers have found
La contribution de l'Europe contre le changement climatique s'est élevée à 17,6 milliards en 2015
A deux semaines de l'ouverture de la Cop 22, qui se déroulera à Marrakech du 7 au 18 novembre, et quelques jours après l'annonce d'une ratification accélérée de l'accord issu de la Cop 21, l'Union européenne a indiqué que ses membres avaient dépensé 17,6 milliards d'euros en 2015 pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique.
Solar Power Capacity Tops Coal for the First Time Ever
Solar power now accounts for more installed capacity than any other form of electricity generation, according to new data out Tuesday.
Global renewable power capacity overtakes coal as 500,000 solar panels installed every day
Global renewable electricity capacity has overtaken coal to become the world's largest installed power source for the first time, after a record-breaking year in which half a million solar panels were installed every day.
Presentado el Centro Español de Innovación en Cambio Climático
El comisario europeo de Acción por el Clima y la Energía, Miguel Arias Cañete, y la secretaria de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación, Carmen Vela, apadrinaron el viernes en Madrid la presentación en sociedad del Centro Español de Innovación en Cambio Climático, ubicado en Valencia y dirigido por José Luis Muñoz.
El Economista
Pacific Climate Change Centre to be established in Samoa
A new Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC), jointly funded by the Governments of Japan and Samoa as well as the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) will be based in Apia, Samoa and ready by 2018 to address climate change challenges in the region.
Matangi Tonga Online
VIEW: Magical Thinking Won’t Stop Climate Change Bloomberg
COMMENTARY: A promising pick for UN Secretary General Daily Climate
Le prince Albert II s'engage à l'ONU pour l'accord climatique de Paris
Lundi en fin d'après-midi, heure de New York, le souverain a déposé, au siège des Nations Unies, l'instrument de ratification de l'Accord de Paris, adopté à l'issue de la Cop21.
Nice Matin
'New era of climate change reality' as emissions hit symbolic threshold
CO2 in the atmosphere is expected to be above 400 parts per million on average over 2016 and will not dip below that mark for generations, UN says
World has entered new climate reality – UN weather chief
Global average CO2 concentrations breached symbolic milestone of 400ppm for the first time in 2015, while temperatures soared
Climate Home
Climat : il n'y a jamais eu autant de CO2 dans l'atmosphère
La concentration de CO2 dans l'atmosphère, largement responsable des changements climatiques, n'a jamais été aussi élevée selon les données de l'Organisation Météorologique Mondiale.
Le Figaro
Les fortes concentrations de gaz à effet de serre marquent l'avènement d'une nouvelle réalité climatique, selon l'OMM
24 octobre 2016 – L'Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM) a annoncé lundi que la teneur de l'atmosphère, moyennée à l'échelle du globe, en dioxyde de carbone (CO2) a atteint le seuil symbolique et significatif de 400 parties par million (ppm) pour la première fois en 2015 et a affiché de nouveaux records en 2016.
Centre d'actualités de l'ONU
La Tierra entra a una nueva era en el cambio climático: el CO2 alcanza una marca sin precedentes
Son 400 partes de dióxido de carbono por millón de moléculas (ppm). Ese es el nuevo registro promedio de CO2 en la atmósfera del planeta. Y según indica en su más reciente boletín la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM), la Tierra está entrando en una nueva era de cambio climático de la que no se podrá salir durante muchas generaciones.
CDP: Corporate pioneers poised to drive post-Paris climate action
Major new report shows how leading multinationals are looking to seize the opportunities presented by decarbonisation, but a rump of corporate laggards risk missing out on low carbon transition
CO2 levels mark 'new era' in the world's changing climate
Levels of CO2 in the atmosphere have surged past an important threshold and may not dip below it for "many generations".
Egypte : la BERD octroie 500 millions d'euros aux énergies renouvelables
La Banque européenne pour la reconstruction et le développement (BERD) a alloué 500 millions € au sous-secteur des énergies renouvelables en Egypte. Cette information a été révélée par Philip Ter Woort (photo), le directeur de la banque en Egypte, lors d’une rencontre avec Saha Nasr, le ministre égyptien de la coopération internationale.
Agence Ecofin
Stanford l’affirme: le 100% énergie renouvelable est possible pour le monde… et la France
L’Université américaine publie une étude énergétique sur 139 Etats dans le monde qui montre que la planète pourrait parfaitement n’utiliser que les énergies renouvelables en 2050. Ce scénario supprime complètement les énergies fossiles et le nucléaire.
Science et Avenir
Proyectos de energías renovables aumentan en América Latina: Pan American Finance
Los tres primeros países de AL en términos de capacidad de generación, a partir de energías renovables, incluyendo la hidráulica, son Brasil, Venezuelay México.
El Economista
CO2 milestone hit: A prompt to turn the Paris climate deal into action?
The UN World Meteorological Organization has said the world has passed 400 p.p.m., a symbolic carbon dioxide threshold. The UN announcement comes two weeks before a climate change summit in Morocco
Christian Science Monitor
Company climate change plans too weak to meet Paris goals - survey
Plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by big companies represent only a quarter of the amounts needed to limit global warming under targets agreed last year by almost 200 nations, a study showed on Tuesday.
Cumplen con pacto climático de la ONU 94 de 900 empresas
Más de 900 empresas de las más grandes del mundo tienen un plan para reducir la contaminación de carbono, pero solo una fracción hace lo suficiente para cumplir con los objetivos del acuerdo de cambio climático de París.
Road to COP22: Green Tourism in Marrakech
Morocco sets up a number of initiatives in sustainable development as it prepares to host the Conference on Parties (COP22). In our series “Road to COP22”, we take you to the discovery of various projects on Moroccan territory.
Global warming concerns echo at environment meet
The Global Water Meet-2016, which aims at framing the Dharwad Declaration, started here on Monday with the expectations of preparing a comprehensive plan to mitigate climate change.
Times of India
China leads record global green bond issuance in Q3 - Moody's
China led the surge in global green bond issuance in the third quarter which amounted to a record $26 billion, a report from Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday.
​Use public money to fund Africa's water and sewerage systems
African stakeholders have called for water supply and sanitation to be a priority at the next meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Mail & Guardian
What El Niño can teach us about the way climate change drives infectious disease
Many scientists agree that climate change will likely influence the spread of infectious diseases, from mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika to the bacteria found in contaminated food and water
Washington Post
Quebec’s carbon-market system not yet changing habits, but experts are hopeful
Many experts say the much-touted carbon market in Quebec has so far had little effect on changing citizens’ behaviours.
The Star
Singapore makes progress in testing renewable energy technologies
SINGAPORE has completed the first stages of its renewable energy living laboratories as it continues to aim to develop clean technology expertise for future export.
Business Times
John Kerry on Why Climate Policy Means Everything to America Wired
OPINION: Washington State’s Ambitious Carbon Tax Proposal The New York Times
OPINION: How to invest in a Paris-friendly fashion BusinessGreen
United Nations Day being observed today
Today is United Nations Day. The day marks as the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945.
Climate Change May Trigger Next Financial Crisis, Fisher Says
Climate change could spark the world’s next financial crisis, according to Paul Fisher, who retired this year as deputy head of the Bank of England body which supervises the country’s banks.
Big companies not doing enough to meet carbon goals
Research shows 94 of 900-plus groups have strategy to meet Paris climate accord goals
Financial Times
Le Sénégal met en service la plus grande centrale solaire d’Afrique de l’Ouest
En matière d’énergie renouvelable, le Sénégal se veut précurseur. En effet, ce samedi le président sénégalais, Macky Sall a inauguré la centrale solaire de Bokhol, dans le nord du pays. Dès son lancement, cette centrale occupe la première place en Afrique de l’Ouest en terme de grandeur, la centrale s’étendant sur près de 20Km avec près de 77.000 panneaux solaires.
La Nouvelle Tribune
Dan premio Princesa de Asturias a labor climática
El rey Felipe VI entregó ayer los Premios Princesa de Asturias durante un acto en el que destacó la importancia de la concordia y de unos ideales firmes que tengan como objetivo un mundo mejor.
Los humos ahogan el Día del Cambio Climático en España
Las emisiones de dióxido de carbono, principal gas de efecto invernadero, aumentan en 2015 mientras los países del entorno las reducen. Asturias es la región con mayores emisiones por persona.
El Confidencial
Climat: le grouvernment recule sur la taxe charbon
Privilégier la lutte contre le changement climatique ou éviter une crise sociale ? Le gouvernement a tranché en abandonnant l’instauration d’un prix plancher sur le charbon, prévue au 1er janvier 2017. Une promesse environnementale qui était certes très symbolique – la France ne compte que 5 centrales à charbon – mais aussi indispensable, notamment à l'approche de la COP22, si Paris veut montrer l’exemple pour inciter les pays à décarboner leur mix énergétique.
Spain aiming for 100 per cent renewable energy, company director says
Enough wind energy is being generated in Spain to power more than 29 million homes every day, according to one of the country's biggest renewable energy companies.
ABC Australia
UAE raises clean energy target to 27% by 2021
Country to push for access to global funds for developing countries at meeting at Marrakesh
Gulf News
Greenland Is Melting
The shrinking of the country’s ice sheet is triggering feedback loops that accelerate the global crisis. The floodgates may already be open.
New Yorker
Bolivia ha perdido un 43% de sus glaciares por el cambio climático en los últimos 20 años
Los glaciares de Bolivia se han reducido en un 43% entre 1986 y 2014, y seguirán disminuyendo en el futuro si las temperaturas en la región continúan aumentando, lo cual pone en riesgo el suministro de agua para las comunidades cercanas.
Pakistan's plan to cut disaster risk aims at a new target: schools
Effort to cut child deaths includes new construction standards for schools, evacuation drills and putting climate risks into the curriculum
Thomson Reuters Foundation
COP22: Le Maroc va faire de grandes annonces, selon El Haité
Selon Hakima El Haité, ministre déléguée chargée de l'Environnement et championne du climat, le Maroc fera de grandes annonces durant la COP22. "Nous espérons, dès le 08 novembre et jusqu’à la fin de l’événement, réaliser une grande annonce par jour", a fait savoir El Haité dans un entretien publié par l’hebdomadaire international Jeune Afrique à paraître dimanche et qui consacre un dossier spécial de 18 pages à cette conférence sous le titre "Quand le Maroc passe au vert".
Global shipping industry to push CO2 progress at key meeting
Groups representing the global shipping industry are calling on member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to seriously consider a joint industry submission on pushing progress on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
Market Business News
India’s solar power set to outshine coal
Solar power in India will be cheaper than imported coal by 2020, but replacing the subcontinent’s fossil fuels with renewable energy is an enormous task.
Climate News Network
Uganda: Government to Lose Shs260 Billion Due to Climate Change - UN
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that Uganda could lose Shs260 billion to rising temperatures by 2050 due to climate changes.
The Monitor
Climate change and disability
THE Pacific Framework for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also addresses disaster risk management as one of its key goals.
Fiji Times
UN approves plans for new IPCC global warming report
Top climate scientists have just under two years to deliver assessment of dangers and avoiding strategies for warming of 1.5C
Climate Home
Governments agree U.N. study of tough climate limit, despite doubts
Governments gave the green light on Thursday for a U.N. scientific study on how to meet an ambitious global warming target, despite growing worries by some scientists that the goal may be unrealistic.
Nations agree on global road map to steer breakneck urbanization
The United Nations formally adopted a global road map to grapple with rapid urbanization on Thursday, capping nearly two years of behind-the-scenes international negotiations aimed at designing development priorities for cities and towns over the long term.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Las ciudades del mundo tienen una nueva agenda: 13 claves para entenderla
Las ciudades del mundo tienen una hoja de ruta para los próximos 20 años. Es la Nueva Agenda Urbana, el documento que los Estados miembros de la ONU han aprobado este jueves en Quito en Habitat III, la conferencia sobre urbanización sostenible que se celebra cada dos décadas.
El País
HABITAT III: UN conference agrees new urban development agenda creating sustainable, equitable cities for all
A major conference on the future of the world’s cities and towns, known as Habitat III, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting a new framework that will set the world on a course towards sustainable urban development by rethinking how cities are planned, managed and inhabited.
UN News Centre
Espinosa: "El cambio climático provoca ya más víctimas que muchos conflictos bélicos"
La diplomática mexicana Patricia Espinosa, secretaria ejecutiva desde el pasado julio de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, premio Princesa de Asturias de Cooperación Internacional junto con el Acuerdo de París, analiza en esta entrevista el "desafío global" del cambio climático.
La Opinión A Coruña
Espinosa: "Los más costoso ante el cambio climático es no actuar"
La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas, premio "Princesa de Asturias" de Cooperación Internacional, ha apelado al compromiso de los gobiernos para llevar adelante los compromisos del Acuerdo de París.
La Nueva España
Initiative pionnière du Luxembourg et de la BEI pour le financement innovant de projets climatiques à fort impact
Le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg et la Banque européenne d’investissement lancent la "plateforme du financement climatique Luxembourg-BEI", avec pour objectif de favoriser l’investissement dans des projets à fort impact pour la lutte contre le dérèglement du climat.
Gouvernement du Luxembourg
L'UE accorde 10 millions de dirhams aux acteurs non-étatiques marocains pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique
Un mémorandum d'entente a été signé le 19 octobre à Marrakech, en marge de la pré-COP, entre l’UE, le Conseil national des droits de l'homme (CNDH), le Conseil économique, social et environnemental (CESE) et la Confédération générale des entreprises du Maroc (CGEM).
Al Huffington Post
Wind Power To Feature Heavily In World’s Energy Mix
Wind power could provide 20 percent of the world’s electricity supply by 2030 as nations begin curbing carbon emissions in line with commitments made at last year’s Paris Climate Summit.
Energy Matters
Small farmers can overcome climate change and feed the world - Zimbabwe farmer
Many small farmers are using agroecology techniques that include using natural methods to improve the soil and protect against pests
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Climate change killing East Africa’s water resources, UN warns
One of East Africa's (EA) most important sources of water is drying up due to the impact of climate change on Mt Kilimanjaro, the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) warned on Wednesday.
Daily Nation
Climate change could recreate horror drought
Researchers have created a model to reveal how climate change could combine the same weather patterns that led to a $1.3 billion drought.
NZ Herald
Ce que le Maroc fait pour porter à 52% la place des énergies renouvelables
Le Maroc développera une capacité additionnelle de production d'électricité entre 2016 et 2030 de plus de 10 GW de sources renouvelables.
H24 Info
Big US businesses are embracing solar power, according to new report
A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power.
Review: In ‘Before the Flood,’ Leonardo DiCaprio Sounds the Climate-Change Alarm
It’s a documentary in which Leonardo DiCaprio sounds the alarm about global warming,
NY Times
'Super-pollutants' and the US Senate: How important is Kigali ratification?
Last week, nearly 200 countries found a compromise that will phase out super-polluting HFC gases. Some say the US Senate could slow that progress, but many observers say that the United States – and the world – is on the right track.
Christian Science Monitor
World Bank: Emissions trading could cut carbon mitigation costs by a third
New analysis finds more international carbon trading could drastically reduce costs of delivering deep emissions cuts
Business Green
BLOG: Sustainable Infrastructure for Better Growth, Better Climate and Better Lives Huffington Post
​Implementing the Paris climate agreement calls for big money (by Edne Molewa) Mail & Guardian
Energy Observer, le premier catamaran à hydrogène prépare son tour du monde
Energy Observer est un catamaran de 30,5 m autonome en énergie et propulsé grâce aux énergies renouvelables et à l'hydrogène. Il combine plusieurs sources d'énergie et partira en janvier 2017 pour un tour du monde de 6 ans au service des solutions pour la transition énergétique.
More climate financing from AfDB, next four year plan will be ambitious
The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Tuesday, announced that its annual climate financing will triple to $5-billion dollars a year by 2020, which will increase its total new investments to 40% by 2020.
African News Agency
Patricia Espinosa ya está en Oviedo
Patricia Espinosa, secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, premio "Princesa de Asturias" de Cooperación Internacional, ha llegado esta mañana a Oviedo para participar mañana en la ceremonia de entrega de los galardones.
La Nueva España
Saudi Arabia says oil industry must meet climate goals
Oil chief Khalid Al-Falih cites the Paris climate deal at industry event in London, but adds oil and gas will provide the bulk of world energy supplies for decades
Climate Home
Climat: le financement Nord-Sud au coeur des négociations
En amont de la COP22, qui se tiendra du 7 au 18 novembre prochain au Maroc, l’OCDE publie un rapport pointant le manque de financements du Nord vers le Sud. Malgré une nette augmentation, le compte n'y est toujours pas. Il fait état de 67 milliards de dollars mobilisés. Un montant qui reste inférieur aux 100 milliards de dollars annuels promis par les pays développés aux pays en développement pour lutter contre les effets du réchauffement global et accélérer leur transition énergétique.
Marruecos quiere poner el foco sobre la adaptación en su cumbre climática
El Gobierno marroquí quiere hacer hincapié en las políticas de adaptación más que en las de mitigación durante la cumbre internacional sobre el cambio climático (COP22) que se celebrará a partir del próximo 7 de noviembre en Marrakech, explicó a Efe su comisario, Abdeladim Lhafi.
Le Forum africain des énergies renouvelables se tiendra du 2 au 4 novembre 2016 à Marrakech
Lors de la COP 21, il a été déterminé qu’un financement annuel d’environ 19 milliards de dollars sera fourni par les pays développés, afin de soutenir le programme consacré aux énergies renouvelables d’Afrique d’ici à 2020.
African Manager
Exxon backs ‘serious action’ on climate change
US oil group seeks to shed its image as industry laggard on green issues
Financial Times
Morocco, Key Partner in Fighting Climate Change: EU Commissioner
Morocco is a key partner and an active player in the fight against climate change, said EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, in an interview with MAP.
Morocco World News
Shipping 'progressives' call for industry carbon emission cuts
Many of the world’s biggest shipowners and charterers have called on heads of state to take swift action to force carbon emission cuts on their industry which is the only sector in the world not now bound by climate change targets.
The Guardian
Climat: les géants du transport maritime appellent à l'action
Maersk, Cargill, The Global Shippers’ Forum and 45 autres organisations appellent le secteur du transport maritime à des actions ambitieuses en matière de lutte contre le changement climatique, rapporte The Guardian. Un appel lancé à l’occasion d’une importante réunion de l’Organisation Maritime Internationale (OMI) qui se déroulera à Londres la semaine prochaine et à moins d’un mois de la COP22.
Gambian selected Belgium Student Ambassador for Cop22
Jimmy Hendry Nzally, a Gambian student doing his second master’s in Linguistics and Literary Studies at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium, has been accepted into the ‘Belgium Student Ambassador’ programme.
The Point
Green Climate Fund earmarks more than $1 billion for developing countries
The United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF) has now approved more than US$1 billion for projects to help developing countries to tackle the effects of climate change — although almost none of the money has yet been handed out.
«El cambio climático nos devuelve a la incertidumbre del tiempo en que eramos cazadores»
Así se manifiesta el director general de la FAO. «Ya no podemos garantizar que recolectaremos la cosecha que hemos plantado». Por eso, José Graziano apuesta por una rápida transformación de los sistemas agrícolas, para que dejen de ser «importantes emisores de gases de efecto invernadero» a nivel mundial
Adapting to climate change is good business Thomson Reuters Foundation
India's Rooftop Solar Power Capacity Crosses 1 Gigawatt Mark: Report
India's rooftop solar energy capacity has crossed 1 gigawatt (GW) mark this year with 513 MW generation capacity added over the past 12 months, says Bridge to India report.
Le marché du carbone fait légèrement baisser les émissions en Europe
Les émissions des principaux secteurs couverts par le marché du carbone européen ont légèrement diminué entre 2014 et 2015, selon l’Agence européenne de l’environnement.
All Requirements are Met to Ensure Success of COP22: Ségolène Royal
All requirements are met to make sure that the 22nd conference of parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will be a huge success, said, on Tuesday in Marrakech, COP21 president Ségolène Royal.
Morocco World News
Ségolène Royal certaine du succès de la COP22
Toutes les conditions sont réunies pour que la 22-ème Conférence des parties (COP22) de la Convention cadre des Nations-Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC) soit un grand succès, a affirmé, mardi à Marrakech, la présidente de la COP21, Ségolène Royal.
La Tribune
Marrakech talks must focus on global adaptation challenge
This week delegations will gather in Marrakech, Morocco to prepare for the United Nations climate negotiations scheduled to begin there next month.
Climate Home
Marrakech acoge la reunión Ministerial Pre-COP con los últimos preparativos previos a la COP22
La Presidencia Marroquí de la 22ª Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas (CMNUCC) acoge hoy el inicio de la Reunión Ministerial Pre-COP, que tendrá lugar hasta el día de hoy, con el objeto de la preparación para la Conferencia sobre el Cambio Climático COP22, que se celebrará en Marrakech del 7 de al 18 de noviembre.
Wind power could fuel 20 per cent of power requirement by 2030: Global Wind Energy Council
Wind power could fuel 20 per cent of global electricity by 2030 the Global Wind Energy Council has estimated in its biennial Global Wind Energy Outlook on Tuesday.
Economic Times
Énergies renouvelables: les capacités de l'éolien pourraient quintupler d'ici 2030
D’ici 2030, l’éolien pourrait voir ses capacités multipliées par cinq et représenter 20% de la production électrique mondiale, contre 4% actuellement, selon un nouveau rapport du Global Wind Energy Council, publié ce mardi.
U.N. Urban Summit Gives Rise to a Mixture of Optimism and Criticism
Experts and activists greeted with a mixture of hope and skepticism the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), which opened Monday Oct. 17 in the capital of Ecuador, and which seeks to produce a new urban agenda for cities and their inhabitants.
Impulsar las energías renovables en las ciudades
Hoy día, las ciudades tienen una oportunidad sin precedentes para transformar y descarbonizar su suministro y uso de energía, según un nuevo informe de la Agencia Internacional de Energías Renovables (IRENA). El informe Renewable Energy in Cities (La Energía Renovable en las Ciudades), publicado hoy en el marco de la Conferencia Hábitat III en Quito, calcula el consumo de energía en 3 649 ciudades y examina su potencial para incrementar el uso de energías renovables para el año 2030.
British Airways: UN aviation deal won’t bite till 2030s
Lack of global coverage means new pact to limit aviation pollution will do little to limit carbon growth in 2020s says sustainability chief of one of world’s top airline groups
Climate Home
More carbon trading could cut cost of climate change mitigation, says World Bank
Greater global cooperation through carbon trading could reduce the cost of climate change mitigation by 32% by 2030, according to a World Bank report.
Public Finance International
Face au réchauffement climatique il faut transformer l’agriculture dit la FAO
Le changement climatique pourrait faire basculer dans l'extrême pauvreté jusqu'à 122 millions de personnes de plus d'ici 2030. C'est ce que dit un nouveau rapport de l'ONU
France Inter
Climate change conveyed through art
A growing body of artwork addressing climate change includes exhibits at the Artipelag in Stockholm where sustainable design is used.
Christian Science Monitor
Analysts dismiss ‘carbon bubble’ warning
Oil and gas companies are valued largely on reserves that will be produced over the next 15 years, meaning that their investors are not vulnerable to longer-term changes in energy markets, a leading industry adviser has said.
Financial Times
It could be the nation’s first carbon tax. And environmentalists are fighting over it
A new initiative slated for the ballot in Washington state next month would create the first-ever carbon tax to be implemented in the United States.
The Washington Post
BLOG: As the Paris Agreement becomes reality: How to transform economies through carbon pricing World Bank
Sale de Valencia una marcha ciclista contra el cambio climático
Una marcha en bicicleta formada por 50 representantes de organizaciones medioambientales y sociales de diferentes países europeos ha salido de Valencia a Marrakech para movilizar a la sociedad en apoyo a una ley estatal de cambio climático.
Avant la COP22, le financement revient en force dans les débats sur le climat
A suivre le rythme soutenu de ratification de l’accord de Paris sur le climat – par 81 pays représentant 60 % des émissions mondiales de gaz à effet de serre –, on en conclurait presque que la mobilisation de la communauté internationale, saluée fin 2015, avance sans encombre.
Le Monde
Rich nations say on track for promised $100 billion climate finance
Rich countries said on Monday they were on track to keep a promise to provide developing nations with $100 billion a year to tackle climate change by 2020, up from an estimated $62 billion in 2014.
Sustainable food systems vital to achieving 2030 Agenda nutrition targets – UN Rome-based agencies
Opening its 43rd plenary session in Rome today in the wake of major global agreements on sustainable development and climate change, the main United Nations body focused on food security and nutrition, called for an urgent transformation of the world’s food system and nutrition to eradicate all forms of extreme poverty, hunger, and malnutrition by 2030.
UN News Centre
Climate Change Will Change How We Grow Food
The world's leading agriculture organization sounds an urgent alarm as temperatures climb and water use is expected to rise.
National Geographic
MIT nuclear fusion record marks latest step towards unlimited clean energy
Scientists create the highest plasma pressure ever recorded with the Alcator C-Mod reactor in a breakthrough for clean energy technology
Wind could supply fifth of world electricity by 2030: group
Wind power could supply as much as 20 percent of the world's total electricity by 2030 due to dramatic cost reductions and pledges to curb climate change, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said in a report released in Beijing on Tuesday
Climate change could drive 122m more people into extreme poverty by 2030
UN report warns that without measures to halt and reverse climate change, food production could become impossible in large areas of the world
Climat: les pays du nord assurent qu'ils tiendront leur promesse d'aider ceux du sud
Les pays riches, qui se sont engagés à fournir au moins 100 mds de dollars annuels pour soutenir la politique climatique des pays en développement, assurent qu'ils tiendront leur promesse, dans une feuille de route publiée lundi.
Tanzania: Climate Change Still Worrisome in National Parks
Climate change is perceived as a global problem affecting many ecological areas such as National Parks and as a result no institution, district, region or nation can address it alone.
Tanzania Daily News
Sweden Floats Options to Strengthen EU’s Ailing Carbon Market
The European Union debate on a post-2020 overhaul of the bloc’s carbon market is set to intensify after Sweden outlined options to boost the cap-and-trade system tainted by a persistent oversupply of permits.
Finance for deep-rooted prosperity is coming Guardian
Global warming experiment turns up the heat in Puerto Rican forest
A pioneering research project is aiming to determine how forests in the Amazon, the Congo and elsewhere in the tropics will reacting to rising temperatures
Pas de COP22 sans société civile, dixit Salaheddine Mezouar
L’intégration des acteurs non étatiques permettra à la Conférence de Marrakech sur le climat de passer à un autre rythme à et à une nouvelle ambition, a affirmé, lundi à Marrakech, le président de la 22ème Conférence des parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations-Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP22), Salaheddine Mezouar.
La Tribune
DiCaprio llama a todos a actuar para frenar el cambio climático
El estelar actor estadounidense Leonardo DiCaprio hace un llamamiento para cambiar los hábitos de consumo, ante la necesidad de frenar el cambio climático, en un documental estrenado este sábado en Londres titulado "Before the Flood" (Antes del diluvio).
La Prensa
Mancera pide acceso ágil a recursos para combatir cambio climático
Los alcaldes del mundo reiteraron su llamado a los bancos internacionales para que las ciudades accedan de manera directa y ágil a los fondos de financiamiento y así no truncar diversos proyectos enfocados al combate al Cambio Climático, afirmó el jefe de Gobierno de la Ciudad de México, Miguel Ángel Mancera.
Brújula para navegar el Acuerdo de París
El Acuerdo de París entrará en vigor el próximo 4 de noviembre de 2016, y ahora todos los ojos se vuelven hacia la implementación de los compromisos que cada país ha realizado para contribuir a controlar el cambio climático y adaptarse a sus impactos irreversibles: se trata de las contribuciones determinadas a nivel nacional o NDC, por sus siglas en inglés.
Les Français soutiennent massivement le solaire
Réalisé pour le compte du syndicat professionnel Enerplan, un sondage montre que les Français appuient fortement le plan de développement de la filière photovoltaïque.
Le Figaro
Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases
Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change.
Nearly 200 nations agree binding deal to cut greenhouse gases
Nearly 200 nations have agreed a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a major move against climate change that prompted loud cheers when it was announced on Saturday
Un accord historique sur les HFC, gaz à effet de serre
Signé samedi 15 octobre à Kigali (Rwanda), un amendement au protocole de Montréal prévoit la disparition progressive des hydrofluorocarbures (HCF), très nocifs pour le climat.
La Croix
El mundo aplaude acuerdo de Kigali para luchar contra cambio climático
En Ruanda, casi 200 países se comprometieron a reducir las emisiones de hidrofluorocarbonos.
El Tiempo
Morocco Briefs UN member States on COP22 Organization in Marrakech
Morocco’s Permanent Representative at the UN, Omar Hilale, made in New York before the UN member states a presentation on the challenges and logistical aspects relating to the organization of the global climate summit, COP22, in Marrakech on November 7-18.
North Africa Post
Rural development gets emphasis on World Food Day
The theme of World Food Day is “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.”
Financial Express
Agriculture must transform to feed a hotter, more crowded planet, UN says on World Food Day
To mark World Food Day 2016, the United Nations is highlighting the close links between climate change, sustainable agriculture, and food and nutrition security, with the message: “The climate is changing. Food and agriculture must, too.”
UN News Centre
Llama la FAO a reflexionar sobre cambio climático y alimentación
La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) hace un llamado para crear conciencia sobre uno de los principales problemas relacionados con el cambio climático que es: la seguridad alimentaria.
La Capital
Acuerdo de París: Patricia Espinosa, al timón
Una semana después de la ratificación del Acuerdo de París por parte de la UE, DW habló con Patricia Espinosa, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CMNUCC, para comprender los desafíos que comporta la implementación del acuerdo.
Deutsche Welle
Citizens are the mayor, will lead urban sustainability drive, says Seoul's mayor
Park Won-soon, the award-winning mayor of Seoul, has made citizens' participation a cornerstone of running the South Korean capital, a model he says cities around the world should adopt to tackle urban challenges.
Benefits of greenhouse gas pact may fall short of high hopes
A pact by almost 200 nations to slash greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners will likely fall short of governments' hopes of averting a full half-degree Celsius (0.9 Fahrenheit) of warming this century, scientists say.
How the Chemical Industry Joined the Fight Against Climate Change
It might seem surprising to find the world’s chemical companies on the front lines of preventing climate change, fighting to disrupt their own industries.
NY Times
The world is about to get tough on aviation emissions. Here’s what you need to know.
Airline emissions make up 2.5 percent of annual CO2 emissions — but they weren’t part of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Here’s a run-down of what a new cap on aviation emissions will — and won’t — achieve.
The Washington Post
BP to decide on first green energy investment for five years
BP is considering its first significant new investment in renewable energy for five years, as it prepares to make a decision on expanding its US wind power business by the end of this year
Financial Times
Leonardo DiCaprio says climate change is a big issue for young people
Leonardo DiCaprio has told Newsbeat he thinks climate change is the biggest issue facing young people today.
Oslo Is Creating The Model For How Cities Can Solve Climate Change
To cut its emissions drastically, the city has started to fundamentally rethink how a city should work.
Fast Company
Spike in number of solar panel installations
Experts say Singapore is on track to having solar energy meet 5% of its power needs by 2020
Straits Times
COMMENT: Why A Price On Carbon Is Inevitable Bloomberg
Acuerdo de París: Patricia Espinosa, al timón
Una semana después de la ratificación del Acuerdo de París por parte de la UE, DW habló con Patricia Espinosa, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CMNUCC, para comprender los desafíos que comporta la implementación del acuerdo.
Deutsche Welle
Powerful greenhouse gases in focus at global climate meeting
Greenhouse gases that are more powerful than carbon dioxide are the focus of a global gathering this week in Africa.
Invest in cities now or face 2.5 billion discontent urbanites by 2050, report warns
In fast-growing cities across the developing world more than 70 percent of residents lack access to basic services like clean water, affordable transportation or decent housing, a research group said on Friday ahead of a U.N. conference on urbanization.
Australian selected as head of the Green Climate Fund
Howard Bamsey, a former climate envoy, will take on one of the most important and difficult jobs in the climate world
Climate Home
Éliminer les gaz HFC pour réduire le réchauffement climatique
La communauté internationale s'est réunie jeudi à Kigali pour convenir d'un accord sur la disparition progressive des gaz HFC, qui pourrait permettre de limiter de manière significative le réchauffement climatique.
La Presse
Hit by Extreme Weather, South Asia Balances Growth and Food Security
During the first week of October, the Metrological Department reported that maximum daytime temperatures in some parts of the country were between 5 to 2C above average. They hit 38.3C in some parts of the North Central Province, a region vital for the staple rice harvest.
La ONU pide un acuerdo en Ruanda para reducir los gases de efecto invernadero
El mundo no perdonará a los líderes reunidos en Ruanda esta semana si no logran apoyar una propuesta de acuerdo para reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, señaló un alto funcionario de Naciones Unidas este jueves, para quien este acuerdo es fácil de alcanzar.
EU Parliament committee backs carbon market reform compromise
The European Parliament's industry committee voted on Thursday to back a compromise for reforming the European Union's carbon market, favoring a Commission proposal on the speed for removing permits from the market.
El cambio climático amenaza "como nunca antes" la comida de millones en América Central
El cambio climático está secando muchos campos centroamericanos y amenazando, como nunca antes, la seguridad alimentaria de 10 millones de pequeños agricultores que comen y viven de lo poco que cultivan, alertó la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO).
Ultima Hora
56 millones de latinos son golpeados por el cambio climático
Viven y trabajan en la zona cero de los impactos de esta amenaza ambiental
European-Parliament: CO2 emissions from shipping should be regulated internationally
Yesterday, the Industry Committee of the European Parliament adopted its report on the EU’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) and stressed that the climate impact of shipping should be regulated at UN level.
Hellenic Shipping News
UN: Moroccan Youth Organize Round Table About Climate Change
A delegation of Moroccan youth organized a round table at the United Nations themed ‘Youths and Climate Change: What are the economic opportunities?’ The event highlighted the participation of young people in climate adaptation procedures.
Morocco World News
Kenya urges investments in climate change-backed innovations
The Kenyan government on Thursday called on developed countries to consider investing in innovations that offer new solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation in Africa.
P150M in climate change adaptation financing to cover Negros Occidental
NEGROS Occidental is one of the 10 priority-provinces that will receive part of the P150 million worth of credit assistance from the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC), an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture (DA).
Sun.Star Bacolod
Floating solar arrays point to bright future for clean energy
The potential of solar power is significant, with the International Energy Agency previously stating that the sun could be the planet's biggest source of electricity by 2050.
Russia and UN combine Pacific climate change efforts
Russia and the United Nations Development Programme are combining for a disaster resilience project in the Pacific's Small Island Developing States.
Radio New Zealand
A comet smashing into ancient Earth may have set off catastrophic global warming
The warming was almost instantaneous. In the blink of an eye, geologically speaking, thousands of gigatons of carbon were released into the atmosphere.
Washington Post
FEATURE-Can global climate cash keep Senegal's salt collectors afloat?
In the humid heat of Senegal's rainy season, Mbayan Fam points across a bleak expanse of sand dotted with grass to the shallow sea inlet where she and her fellow salt collectors harvest white "gold" with their bare hands.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
197 nations meet in Rwanda to tackle greenhouse gases
Envoys from nearly 200 nations meet in Kigali on Thursday to discuss ridding the world of HFCs, gases introduced to save the ozone layer only to unwittingly assail Earth’s climate.
Ratifican acta sobre el cambio climático (Paraguay)
El Poder Ejecutivo suscribió el Instrumento de Ratificación del Acuerdo de París, que entrará en vigencia a partir del 04 de noviembre, luego de cumplirse el plazo de 30 días de superado el umbral de ratificaciones por parte de países que representan el 55% de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero.
La Nación
Ratificación de Acuerdo de París ubica a Uruguay "en sintonía con el mundo"
La ratificación del Acuerdo de París por el Parlamento uruguayo permite "ponerse en sintonía con el mundo en materia de cuidado del medioambiente" y "comprometerse en las medidas de las posibilidades del país con la reducción del efecto invernadero", dijeron hoy a Efe fuentes oficiales.
Pacific atolls seek UN framework for climate victims
The Coalition of Atoll Nations on Climate Change is calling for a United Nations legal framework to protect the rights of those displaced by climate change
Radio New Zealand
COP 22 se centrará en el financiamiento contra el cambio climático
A menos de un mes de que se realice este encuentro en Marruecos, las economías del mundo se preparan para mostrar qué han logrado a un año de la simbólica COP 21 en Francia y su posterior "Acuerdo de París". La Presidenta Bachelet ya se comprometió con una reducción de emisiones de Chile, lo que aún no ha sido ratificado por el Congreso. La clave de este encuentro será el pragmatism
Climate change could plunge tens of millions of city dwellers into poverty by 2031
Climate change could plunge tens of millions of city dwellers into poverty in the next 15 years, threatening to undo decades of development efforts, the World Bank said on Wednesday.
International Solar Alliance to be ratified at COP22 in Marrakech in November
The International Solar Alliance (ISA), a brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced at the climate conference in Paris (COP21), will be ratified at the forthcoming COP22 in Marrakech in November.
Economic Times
Energies renouvelables : un projet de loi sur l’autoconsommation et la production d’électricité
La ministre de l’environnement, de l’énergie et de la mer, chargée des relations internationales sur le climat a présenté au Conseil des ministres le 12 octobre, un projet de loi ratifiant les ordonnances n° 2016-1019 du 27 juillet 2016 relative à l’autoconsommation d’électricité et n° 2016-1059 du 3 août 2016 relative à la production d’électricité à partir d’énergies renouvelables et visant à adapter certaines dispositions relatives aux réseaux d’électricité et de gaz et aux énergies renouvelables.
Environnement Magazine
Morocco, France Promote Same Values through Art: French FM
French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault underlined, on Wednesday in Paris, that Morocco and France are united to promote the same humanistic values through art to face extremism.
Morocco World News
The biggest climate change story in the world this week is quietly playing out in Rwanda
One of the tricky aspects of writing about climate change is that it often involves tossing around tiny numbers with mind-bogglingly large consequences.
Emerging Climate Accord Could Push A/C Out of Sweltering India’s Reach
A thrill goes down Lane 12, C Block, Kamalpur every time another working-class family brings home its first air-conditioner. Switched on for a few hours, usually to cool a room where the whole family sleeps, it transforms life in this suffocating concrete labyrinth where the heat reached 117 degrees in May.
NY Times
‘Unite against poverty, climate change impact’
Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has implored African countries to unite and reiterate the need for climate financing to support adaptation
The Herald
US fossil-fuel emissions lowest since 1991
The United States pumped out the least climate-changing pollution from fossil fuels in the first six months of this year than at any such period since 1991, federal energy officials said Wednesday.
Adaptation Fund advances work on resource mobilisation strategy
At the conclusion of its 28th meeting in Bonn recently, the Adaptation Fund Board had advanced work on a resource mobilisation strategy to raise between US$80 million and US$100 million resources per year during coming years.
Jamaica Gleaner
Solar Power Project Would Generate Electricity 24 Hours A Day
A huge new solar project proposed in Nevada would generate enough electricity to power more than 640,000 U.S. homes. It can store solar energy during the day to generate power after the sun goes down.
Coffee And Climate Change: In Brazil, A Disaster Is Brewing
Coffee lovers, alert! A new report says that the world's coffee supply may be in danger owing to climate change. In the world's biggest coffee-producing nation, Brazil, the effects of warming temperatures are already being felt in some communities.
How Google is using big data to protect the environment
For many people, Google is simply the gateway to a vast archive of facts and memories.
Pilots Say Solar Impulse Tech Can Solve Global Warming
Two visionary adventurers who piloted Solar Impusle 2, the first plane powered completely by the sun around the world, said clean renewable technology can stop climate change by reducing global warming.
Voice of America
$90tn Infrastructure Investment Could Combat Climate Change: Report
The world will need to more than double its current infrastructure stock over the next 15 years – a massive undertaking which could either contribute to or combat catastrophic climate change – according to a new report.
In The Fight Against Climate Change Finance Remains The Weak Link
Climate finance was on the agenda as finance ministers met today in Luxembourg, one month ahead of the next international climate summit COP22 in Marrakech.
Blue & Green Tomorrow
How a huge wind farm in Kenya could transform Africa's energy landscape
East Africa's Great Rift Valley will soon become a hub for emissions-free wind energy as the continent's largest wind farm rises from the arid, rocky landscape of northwest Kenya.
Energies renouvelables : Le Forum annuel africain à la veille de la Cop22
Cet événement débattra de l’avenir des énergies renouvelables ainsi que de la mise en place et le financement des projets durables.
India goes green, set to generate 40% of electricity from non-fossil fuels
India signed the Paris Agreement on climate change on Sunday. Now committed to 40% of electricity generation from non-fossil fuels by 2030.
Financial Express
Desarrollo y lucha contra el cambio climático pueden ir (o no) de la mano
Los países del sur tienen a su alcance satisfacer sus necesidades con las energías renovables
El País
Renewable energy could offer security as global tensions rise
It's already a well-established fact that renewable sources of energy are clean and increasingly cost effective. But with parts of the world gripped by geopolitical tensions and armed conflict, clean energy can offer something extra: The potential of energy independence and security.
Felipe Calderón pide invertir para frenar cambio climático
El exmandatario mexicano señala que se requiere invertir en 94 billones de dólares en infraestructura sustentable en los próximos 15 años.
Germany takes steps to roll back renewable energy revolution
Leaked plans show Berlin halving its goal to expand its northern windfarms because its power grid cannot keep pace
Ecuador prepara transición pospetróleo, dice Ministro de Energías Renovables
Ecuador, uno de los dos países americanos miembros de la OPEP, prepara ya la transición hacia una economía menos basada en los hidrocarburos, ha afirmado hoy 11 de octubre del 2016 el ministro de Electricidad y Energías Renovables, Esteban Albornoz.
El Comercio
A global climate deal for aviation! So what next?
James Beard of WWF outlines the strengths and weaknesses of the carbon offsetting plan agreed for air travel – and work needed to align it with climate goals
Climate Home
As prices plunge, Africa surges into clean, cheap solar energy
Until almost two years ago, James Mbugua, a farmer living in Karai, a village on the outskirts of Kenya’s capital, relied on kerosene to light his house, and a car battery to power his television so he wouldn't miss the news.
Le changement climatique met les constructeurs automobiles sous pression
Plusieurs investisseurs demandent au secteur de se transformer afin de s'adapter aux futures règles environnementales qui protégeront le climat.
La Tribune
Plans for an electric car charging point in every new home in Europe
Car manufacturers welcome plans by the EU to boost the convenience of electric cars by increasing recharging facilities
Is Cap and Trade Failing Low Income and Minority Communities?
Pollution – like income- is unequally distributed. In fact, pollution exposure is more unequally distributed than income in the U.S. for some pollutants.
Energy Collective
OPED: Climate accord more likely to succeed with a price on carbon York Dispatch
Cabinet to submit Paris climate accord to Diet
The Japanese cabinet approved a plan Tuesday to submit the Paris Agreement, a new global accord to curb climate change after 2020, to parliament for ratification in a move lagging behind many other major emitters.
Japan Today
Montreal Protocol Conference Urges Flexible Phase-Out of Dangerous Gases
The 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP28) kicked off in Kigali, yesterday, with some parties and environmentalists calling for action that will help put the world on the path toward reducing hydroflourocarbons (HFCs).
The New Times
Rapid transit key in fight against climate change: study
Big cities worldwide have expanded faster than their rapid transit systems, leading to higher levels of pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and commuter misery, a report released Tuesday showed.
Climate Change Blamed for Half of Increased Forest Fire Danger
Forest fires are burning longer and stronger across the western United States, lighting up the landscape with alarming frequency. Residents are forced to flee, homes are incinerated, wildlife habitats are destroyed, lives are lost. Last year, the Forest Service spent more than half its annual budget fighting fires.
NY Times
Countries adopt Marrakesh Declaration, to reduce vulnerability to climate change
Twenty-seven African countries have confirmed their commitment to placing the Adaptation of African Agriculture (AAA) at the heart of COP22 negotiations, by adopting the AAA Initiative Marrakesh Declaration.
Rwanda sets its sights on a historic international deal
A luxury hotel in the shape of a Rwandan basket and a conference hall in the shape of a traditional hut are design challenges that could easily go wrong. Yet the result is surprisingly graceful.
Climate Home
Ciudadanos "bajos en carbono", alternativa para frenar el cambio climático
Los ciudadanos "bajos en carbono", o personas responsables con el planeta, constituyen una poderosa alternativa para frenar el cambio climático, coincidieron hoy varios expertos que participan en la primera edición del "Low Carbon City Forum".
Avance histórico en lucha contra el cambio climático
Con la reciente ratificación por parte de la Unión Europea del acuerdo contra el cambio climático, firmado en París en diciembre pasado, la comunidad internacional ha dado un paso histórico en la lucha para reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero y evitar que el calentamiento de la atmósfera ingrese en un peligroso punto de no retorno.
Diario Norte
Kenyan farmers sow resistance to drought, boosting seed demand
In the late afternoon, Angelina Mwangangi, 52, is digging on her farm on a slope overlooking Iveti hill in Machakos County, southeast of Nairobi. To prevent erosion when the rains come, she has carved out terraces.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Arte en el hielo: murales en icebergs evidencian el cambio climático
Muchas han sido las iniciativas para crear conciencia sobre los cambios en el ecosistema de la Tierra por el calentamiento global; documentales, películas de ciencia ficción e incluso celebridades como Leonardo DiCaprio y el conductor David Letterman se han dado a la tarea de difundir las consecuencias y las soluciones para contrarrestar el cambio climático.
National Geographic
En trente ans, le réchauffement climatique a doublé les feux de forêt aux Etats-Unis
A chaque grand feu de forêt, la question se pose du lien avec le changement climatique. Sans que jamais aucun chiffre ne puisse être donné.
Le Monde
Création d’une Agence nationale des énergies renouvelables au Burkina Faso
Le marché des énergies renouvelables est fortement désorganisé au Burkina Faso, a estimé vendredi le ministre Alfa Oumar Dissa qui fonde beaucoup d’espoirs sur la nouvelle Agence nationale des énergies renouvelables et de l’efficacité énergétique (ANEREE), pour structurer ce secteur très porteur, au bénéfice de tous les Burkinabè.
Scramble for Green Yield in Europe Has Big Power Beating Banks
Some of Europe’s largest utilities are choosing to finance renewable energy projects alone instead of involving banks, leading to an unexpected gain in cash flowing into the industry that’s struggling to cope with subsidy cuts.
Analysts: Global clean energy market hit by 'worrying' investment lull
The global clean energy sector experienced a "worryingly low" level of investment during the third quarter of the year, according to the latest figures from influential analyst Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
Climate-change hopes meet urban reality
Hopes of averting climate change are being pitted against urban reality. Enough countries have finally just ratified last year’s United Nations Paris Accord to make it stick.
« L’impact du changement climatique sur l’agriculture pourrait coûter 800 millions de dollars d’ici à 2020 »
« Le climat change, et l'agriculture doit changer aussi. » C'est sur ce thème que s'est tenu hier, à Aley, un événement organisé par l'Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture des Nations unies (FAO) et le ministère de l'Agriculture, en collaboration avec le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) et le Bureau de coopération italienne, à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale de l'alimentation.
L'Orient le jour
World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes
Jim Yong Kim says slowing down growth in coal-fired power stations is essential in order to reduce emissions
Churches and finance experts find common ground on fossil fuel divestment
Church moves to disinvest from fossil fuels, shareholder action on extractive industries, and the call by Pope Francis in Laudato Si' for an energy transition from fossil fuels have all been credited by financial sector experts for helping move them in the direction of sustainable development.
Independent Catholic News
India under pressure on HFCs as world seeks third climate accord
India will face pressure to speed up its plans for cutting greenhouse gases used in refrigerators, air conditioning and aerosols when governments meet this week to hammer out what would be a third key deal to limit climate change in a month.
Kigali could add new win in climate change battle
Almost everyone believes the conference beginning today will reach a deal on HFCs. That will leave only one more loophole to plug — international shipping.
Indian Express
UN Emission Credits Seen Heading for Revival After 4-Year Slump
The value of emission credits will probably increase after a United Nations climate meeting next month, according to a law firm specializing in clean energy and the environment.
España será 100% renovable con 8 gigas más de termosolar y 9 de bombeos
La agencia Ademe ya tiene también un escenario 100% renovable para Francia
How crop waste can give it back to soil and keep the air clean too
US-based Brian Von Herzen and his team at Climate Foundation India believe that agricultural waste can be processed into not just something useful for farmers but also enrich the soil by putting back carbon into it.
Times of India
Sustainability starts to gain traction with investors
When the world’s largest polluters, China and the US, last month agreed to ratify the Paris climate change agreement, their decision prompted a flurry of activity among investors.
Financial Times
Villagers defend themselves against climate change
VILLAGERS of Jiliva on Kadavu took another step towards protecting themselves from the threats of climate change.
Fiji Times
#WhyThisMatters The Paris Agreement could be the turning point for global warming
With global warming starting to spin out of control, the ratification of the Paris Agreement gives hope for the future.
Mail & Guardian
Más tormentas en el Lago Victoria por el cambio climático
Se convertirá en un punto de conflicto para tormentas nocturnas peligrosas, según un estudio
La Razón
Airline Pollution Deal Hinges on Complex World of Carbon Offsets
The United Nations aviation climate accord hinges on a creating a system requiring companies to spend billions of dollars to protect forests, build solar farms and more.
Climat : Réorienter les capitaux pour mettre en oeuvre l'Accord de Paris La Tribune
First deal to curb aviation emissions agreed in landmark UN accord
Global scheme, agreed to by 191 nations, applies to passenger and cargo flights that generate more than 1,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually
La industria de aviación acuerda limitar las emisiones de carbono
Los Estados miembros de la Organización de la Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI) adoptaron este jueves un acuerdo para limitar las emisiones de carbono, convirtiendo al transporte aéreo en el primer sector del mundo que se compromete a luchar contra el cambio climático.
La Nación
Le transport aérien s'engage à limiter ses émissions carbone
Le transport aérien est devenu jeudi le premier secteur industriel à adopter un mécanisme de limitation des émissions carbone, un accord qualifié d'historique à l'issue de son adoption à l'assemblée triennale de l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).
Sciences et avenir
Moroccan COP22 Presidency Lauds Entry into Force of Paris Agreement
In 2015, the adoption by 195 delegations of the Paris Agreement was a historic moment. Today, its enforcement is a new rendezvous with history, said on Thursday a statement by the COP22 steering committee, adding that this enforcement was the top priority of the Moroccan COP22 presidency.
Morocco World News
Global deal on aviation emissions puts EU scheme under pressure
The 191 members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) sealed a deal on Thursday (6 October) aimed at ensuring carbon neutral growth for the booming sector after 2020, calling into question the future of the EU’s existing scheme to reduce airlines emissions.
Compromise On The EU ETS Reform Draws Closer
Compromise amendments concerning new legislation for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) were put forward today by members of the European Parliament’s industry committee (ITRE).
Blue and Green Tomorrow
La recta final del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático
A fecha de hoy, 74 partes de las 197 de la convención lo han ratificado, lo que representa el 58,82% de las emisiones mundiales de gases de efecto invernadero
El Mundo
Clock starts ticking to implement Paris climate deal
A new global agreement to tackle climate change will take effect on Nov. 4 after the accord crossed an important threshold for support late on Wednesday.
Greener infrastructure said key to Paris climate deal: study
Global spending on infrastructure will total $90 trillion in the next 15 years and is the key to greener economic growth after the Paris agreement on climate change won a formal go-ahead, a study said on Thursday.
EBRD to share expertise on climate in Morocco
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will share its expertise in attracting private finance to the global climate challenge with banks from across Africa at an event in Casablanca, Morocco, next week
Daily News Egypt
A Look At Morocco's Ambitious Renewable Energy Program
Being highly impressed after top Moroccan government officials, including the Ministers of Interior and Agriculture and Fisheries drilled them with the level of progress that that country is making to address the issues of climate change, the journalists were fortunate to pay a visit to Morocco's gigantic solar energy plant--known as Noor-Ouarzazate
Daily Observer
U.S. Southwest faces 99% risk of 'megadroughts' due to climate change
The U.S. Southwest is almost guaranteed to suffer scorching, decades-long "megadroughts" if the world continues producing greenhouse gas emissions at its current pace, a new study warns.
As cities get warmer, their trees lose some of their ability to take carbon out of the atmosphere
A recent study found that the total amount of carbon stored in urban trees in the U.S. is 643 million tons, and that city trees suck up an additional 25.6 million tons of carbon from the atmosphere each year.
LA Times
Climat : 90 000 milliards de dollars d’investissements nécessaires dans les infrastructures
Dans son dernier rapport publié ce jeudi, la Commission mondiale sur l’économie et le climat appelle les gouvernements et les institutions financières à placer l’investissement dans des infrastructures durables au cœur de leurs stratégies de croissance
Lessons For The U.S. From Canada's Ambitious Carbon Tax Plan
Earlier this week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped a bombshell: He’ll require every province to adopt either a carbon tax or develop a carbon trading system by 2018. Polluters in those that don’t would be hit by a gradually increasing federal tax starting that year. The idea—particularly the provincial option– could prove an interesting model for the U.S.
The green light
Understaffed and buffeted by politics, the GCF is struggling to define itself. It started operations last year after coaxing $10.3 billion from governments.
The Economist
After ratification, cities can deliver the Paris climate deal (by Anne Hidalgo, Eduardo Paes and Miguel Ángel Mancera) Climate Home
Les nations peuvent dès à présent appliquer l’Accord de Paris en soutenant les villes  Libération
Paris climate agreement to take effect Nov. 4
The landmark Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force on Nov. 4, after a coalition of the world's largest polluters and small island nations threatened by rising seas pushed it past a key threshold on Wednesday.
L'accord de Paris sur le climat entrera en vigueur en novembre
L'Accord de Paris sur la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique entrera en vigueur le mois prochain, ayant désormais franchi les seuils nécessaires de ratification grâce aux pays européens, a annoncé l'Onu mercredi.
L’accord de Paris sur le climat entrera en vigueur dans trente jours
Plus que 30 jours avant l’entrée en vigueur de l’accord de Paris sur le climat. Les seuils minimum de 55 pays ayant ratifié le texte et représentant 55 % des émissions de gaz à effet de serre ont été dépassés, a annoncé mercredi 5 octobre, le site de la Convention des Nations unies sur le climat.
Le Monde
Se inicia cuenta regresiva para el Acuerdo de París y sus retos
La cuenta regresiva para que el Acuerdo de París entre en vigor en 30 días empezó ayer, pero con muchos retos que cumplir, tanto en Panamá como en los demás países que forman parte.
La Estrella de Panamá
Climat: Obama salue une "journée historique"
Le président américain Barack Obama a salué ce mercredi "une journée historique" dans la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique après l'annonce de l'entrée en vigueur prochaine de l'accord international conclu à Paris fin 2015.
Le Figaro
Le conseil de l'OACI se renouvelle avec un objectif climat
Le conseil de l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI) s'est largement renouvelé mardi avec la tâche, pour les trois prochaines années, de mettre en place un mécanisme de gel des émissions carbone en cours de négociation.
Arresting Global Warming Doesn’t Mean More Money, Top Panel Says
Curbing global warming doesn’t necessarily mean increasing infrastructure spending, according to a key commission created to avert dangerous climate change.
Marrakech geared to host COP22
HIS November, Morocco is preparing to host the Conference of the Parties (COP22) on Climate Change in Marrakech between 7 and 18, and just as it was in 2001, the world will have its attention focused on the North African country and the city of Marrakech.
Zambia Daily Mail
Réchauffement climatique : 190 villes avec des objectifs de réduction d'émissions de gaz à effet de serre
Un total de 190 municipalités dans le monde s'est fixé des objectifs de réduction d'émissions de gaz à effet de serre, selon un rapport publié mardi, qui souligne l'importance de l'implication des zones urbaines dans la lutte contre le réchauffement.
Comienza foro en Guatemala para convertir el cambio climático en desarrollo
El II Encuentro Nacional sobre Cambio Climático de Guatemala se inició hoy en el país centroamericano con el objetivo de convertir, en palabras del ministro de Medio Ambiente, Sydney Samuels, la amenaza de esta problemática en una "apuesta para el desarrollo".
Nigeria: Cop22 Will Massively Project Africa's View - Jibril
The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said United Nations Climate Change Conference, Marrakech COP 22, coming up in November 2016, will be one that Africa's voice should be heard loud and clear.
Daily Trust
Qatar set to opt into UN aviation climate pact
Move by Middle Eastern airport hub boosts chances of a global deal to curb airline emissions in Montreal
Climate Home
Réchauffement climatique : une opportunité économique pour les grandes villes ?
Les nouvelles activités visant à réduire les émissions de CO2 dans les villes sont valorisées à 26 milliards de dollars. Pour repousser leurs objectifs, les grandes agglomérations misent sur le soutien du privé.
La Tribune
COMMENT: Carbon price vs. regulations: The better choice is clear  The Globe and Mail
Solar energy in Africa comes of age as costs reach grid parity Financial Times
Paris climate pact set to enter force after EU greenlight
The landmark Paris climate change pact is poised to enter into force around the world after European Union lawmakers endorsed the agreement.
With EU backing, Paris climate deal clears last hurdle to taking effect
The European Parliament approved the Paris accord to fight climate change on Tuesday, tipping it over the threshold needed for the global deal to enter into force, in what U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon hailed as an historic vote.
Climat: l'UE prête à déclencher l'entrée en vigueur de l'accord de Paris
Le Parlement européen a approuvé mardi la ratification par l'UE de l'accord de Paris au terme d'une procédure éclair, ouvrant la voie à une entrée en vigueur imminente du nouveau cadre mondial de la lutte contre le réchauffement.
Acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático a punto de entrar en vigor
El histórico acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático está a punto de entrar en vigor en todo el mundo después de que legisladores de la Unión Europea ratificaron hoy el pacto.
Climat : le Parlement européen approuve l’accord de Paris
Un an après le sommet de la COP21, le Parlement européen a approuvé, mardi 4 octobre, l’accord de Paris, ouvrant ainsi la voie à son entrée en vigueur imminente.
Le Monde
Le GGGI veut offrir des opportunités d’investissement avantageuses
L'Institut mondial de la croissance verte (GGGI) proposera des opportunités d’investissement avantageuses, voulant démontrer qu’une croissance respectueuse de l’environnement est compatible avec un développement économique rapide, a déclaré ce mardi le nouveau directeur général du GGGI Frank Rijsberman au cours d’une conférence de presse.
Pobres de países emergentes más afectados por cambio climático: ONU
La población más pobre de los países menos desarrollados son los que han sufrido y seguirán sufriendo los mayores efectos del cambio climático, destacó un informe difundido hoy por la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU).
Energía renovable: el Gobierno pagará menos que hace un año
El Gobierno consiguió ofertas en la licitación de energías renovables con valores comparables a los obtenidos por Chile, un país cuya economía es una suerte de "niña mimada" por los mercados.
Au Maroc, la plus grande oasis au monde menacée par le changement climatique
COP22 - Avec une superficie de près de 77.000 km2, la région de Tafilalet, dans le sud-est du Maroc, abrite la plus grande oasis au monde. Cet ensemble d'oasis, situé dans les basses vallées des oueds Ziz et Ghéris, se répartit sur les villes d'Erfoud et Rissani.
HuffPost Maghreb
NZ ratifies new global climate change pact as carbon heads for $20 a tonne
New Zealand has become one of the first batch of countries to ratify the new global climate change pact hammered out in Paris last December, heralding the country's return to global carbon markets four years after abandoning them.
National Business Review
Brazil shifts funds from coal to solar power
Major development bank is prioritising clean energy as economic crisis limits resources
Climate Home
Costs of Airline Climate Deal May Be Peanuts for Passengers
The proposed United Nations accord to limit pollution from international flights could cost airlines billions. For passengers, the price may be less than an in-flight glass of pinot noir.
CMA1, the first meeting under the Paris Agreement - Why it’s significant and how it could happen at COP22
India ratifies Paris climate change agreement
India, which accounts for about 4.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, ratified the Paris climate change agreement Sunday at the United Nations, officials said.
Paris climate accord to go into force - but faces test of enforcement
A global agreement on climate change is set to win enough ratifications by signatory nations this week to go into force in November, heralding a harder phase of turning promises into cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
India ratificó el acuerdo de París sobre cambio climático mundial
India, tercer emisor mundial de gases con efecto invernadero, ratificó este domingo el acuerdo de París sobre el clima, un paso en favor del tratado, que entrará en vigor próximamente.
La Nación
Inequalities exacerbate climate impacts on poor and vulnerable people – new UN report
Evidence is increasing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people, and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards, according to a new report launched by the United Nations today.
UN News Centre
La UE escenifica este martes su apoyo al Acuerdo de París en una ceremonia en la Eurocámara
La Unión Europea escenificará este martes 4 de octubre su apoyo al acuerdo climático de París en una ceremonia que tendrá lugar en la sede de Estrasburgo del Parlamento Europeo y en la que estarán presentes el secretario general de Naciones Unidas, Ban Ki-moon, el presidente de la Comisión Europea, Jean-Claude Juncker y el comisario de Energía y Acción Climática, Miguel Arias Cañete.
La Vanguardia
Le Canada va imposer une taxe carbone pour se conformer à l'accord de Paris
Le gouvernement canadien va imposer une taxe nationale sur le carbone à compter de 2018 pour tenter de satisfaire aux exigences de l'accord de Paris sur le climat, une mesure jugée trop timide par certains, dévastatrices pour l'économie par d'autres.
Canada will tax carbon emissions to meet Paris climate agreement targets
Prime minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement in parliament as debate started over whether Canada should ratify the Paris accord on climate change
Countries in Latin American and Caribbean Region Leading Climate Action
Countries in Latin American and the Caribbean region are among the most ambitious in terms of combating climate change and are increasingly making use of markets in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to green their economies.
Sensing opportunity, cities seek business backing for climate change efforts
Cities around the world, including in developing nations, are increasingly grasping the economic opportunities generated by the need to tackle climate change and are pursuing concrete partnerships with business, a climate research group said.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Des ONG catholiques se retirent des énergies fossiles
Sept organisations catholiques de quatre continents ont annoncé lundi dans un communiqué conjoint leur décision de retirer leurs avoirs des énergies fossiles, énergies dommageables pour le climat.
Le Figaro
Climate change isn’t just about what we emit. It’s about what we cause the Earth to emit
The really scary thing about climate change is not that humans will fail to get their emissions under control. The really scary thing is that at some point, the Earth will take over and start adding even more emissions on its own.
Washington Post
DiCaprio y Obama en carrera contra el tiempo sobre el cambio climático
Con la aproximación de la entrada en vigor del acuerdo de París sobre el clima, el actor Leonardo DiCaprio y el presidente estadounidense Barack Obama llamaron el lunes 3 de octubre de 2016 a una movilización fuerte y rápida para frenar el calentamiento mundial
El Comercio
Reykjavík: the geothermal city that aims to go carbon neutral
Icelandic capital plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2040 by reversing urban sprawl and promoting walking, cycling and public transport
Les mesures en faveur de la finance verte ont plus que doublé en cinq ans, selon un rapport du PNUE
Au cours des cinq dernières années, les mesures de politique publique et de réglementation en faveur de la finance verte ont plus que doublé.
UN agriculture agency stresses role of trade in food security and climate change adaptation
Declining prices could thwart international efforts to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty unless steps are taken to guarantee decent incomes and livelihoods for small-scale producers, the United Nations agriculture agency said on Monday.
Planet at its hottest in 115,000 years thanks to climate change, experts say
The global temperature has increased to a level not seen for 115,000 years, requiring daunting technological advances that will cost the coming generations hundreds of trillions of dollars, according to the scientist widely credited with bringing climate change to the public’s attention.
To Effectively Combat Climate Change, Involve Women IPS
OPINION: Christians, Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims united on climate issues Irish Examiner
OP-ED: Time to focus on green finance as Paris Agreement set to enter into force (Agustín Carstens and Patricia Espinosa) Central Banking