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  • Climate change removed from Trump national threat list 18 Dec 2017 10:15 Washington Times President Trump will announce Monday his new National Security Strategy, putting his own stamp on a defense plan that reverses an Obama administration policy by eliminating climate change from a list of threats to national security. Senior administration …
  • Trump will drop climate change from US National Security Strategy 18 Dec 2017 10:12 The Guardian The Trump administration will drop climate change from a list of global threats in a new National Security Strategy the president is due to unveil on Monday. Instead, Trump’s NSS paper will emphasis the need for the US to regain its economic …
  • Pakistan committed to tackling climate change: PM Abbasi 18 Dec 2017 09:29 Sify.com [Pakistan], Dec.18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said his country and government remains committed to playing its role in global efforts for tackling the issue of climate change. Addressing the Global Change Impact Studies …
  • Pakistan committed to tackling issue of climate change, says PM 18 Dec 2017 08:28 Pakistan Today ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said Pakistan remains committed to playing its role in global efforts for tackling the issue of climate change. Addressing the Global Change Impact Studies Centre’s (GCISC) Climate Change …
  • Hit and run driver who injured climate change scientist Thomas Lyons jailed 18 Dec 2017 08:09 Sunday Times A FATIGUED driver who seriously injured leading climate-change scientist Thomas Lyons in a hit-and-run crash in Mt Pleasant has been sentenced to more than three years jail. Stephen Francis O’Brien, 48, fell asleep at the wheel and drove into Professor …
  • Hurricane rains 15 percent worse due to climate change, scientists find 18 Dec 2017 08:08 Relief Web "This analysis makes clear that extreme rainfall events along the Gulf Coast are on the rise" By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The rains of Hurricane Harvey that devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast this summer were 15 …
  • One Planet Summit drives forward climate action 18 Dec 2017 07:30 Relief Web On 12 December 2017, two years after the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement was adopted, Heads of State, governments, civil society and the private sector  gathered in Paris to drive forward climate action and financing of a Greener future. Convened …
  • Monday briefing: Pension change boosts fossil fuel divestment fight 18 Dec 2017 06:53 The Guardian Top story: Savers get ‘clear say’ on where money is invested Good morning. I’m Martin Farrer and this is the Guardian’s morning briefing. Campaigners against fossil fuels have claimed a major victory after the government agreed to allow Britain’s £2 …
  • UM-Flint graduates tasked with being 'spark' to change the world 18 Dec 2017 06:26 MLive.com FLINT, MI -- Among the pomp and circumstance of graduation day, University of Michigan-Flint Chancellor Sue Borrego saw hundreds of sparks on the floor Sunday afternoon at the Dort Federal Event Center. They came in the form of 600 students majoring in …
  • Fossil fuel expansion undermines new Climate Commission 18 Dec 2017 05:07 Scoop Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand Monday, December 18: Greenpeace says the Governments announcement on the formalisation of a Climate Commission is a positive step, but expanding the fossil fuel industry by issuing new fossil fuel permits would …
  • Global Covenant of Mayors and World Bank Announce Partnership, Securing Billions in Technical and Financial Assistance for Cities Executing Aggressive Climate Action Programs 18 Dec 2017 04:23 Relief Web World Bank partners with the Global Covenant of Mayors and will lend $4.5 billion USD to ensure 150 cities have the funds to implement initiatives to increase sustainability and resilience and fight climate change Paris, France, 12 December 2017 - Today, …
  • FG’s green bond tops climate change financing talks 18 Dec 2017 04:15 Nigerian Bulletin To meet up with the year 2030 target of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) in reducing the threat of Climate Change by two per cent per year, the private sector has been challenged to invest in the Green Bond Initiative of the government. …
  • Prime Minister announces formulation of Zero Carbon Act, climate change commission 18 Dec 2017 03:29 The New Zeland Herald Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holds final post-Cabinet press conference of the year.Posted by nzherald.co.nz on Sunday, 17 December 2017 The Government will start public consultation in May 2018 to inform a Zero Carbon Act and establish an independent …
  • Will Trump admin policy rollbacks impact efforts to combat climate change? 18 Dec 2017 03:02 Eco-Business Given that Donald Trump tweeted in 2012 that he believes concern about global warming is the result of a ploy by China to make American manufacturing less competitive, and then in a 2014 tweet explicitly called global warming a “hoax,” it was no surprise …
  • Climate change and sustainability disclosure: Why we must start 18 Dec 2017 03:02 Eco-Business Companies are currently facing disruption from technological innovation but there is another disruptive force which is all around you: climate change. The increasing focus on climate change has resulted in calls for a transition to a lower-carbon economy. …
  • More Mid-Atlantic residents believe in climate change threat 18 Dec 2017 01:51 WOBM Eight in 10 residents of Mid-Atlantic states believe the ocean and beaches are important to their economies, including 95 percent of those living in coastal communities. This is according to a pair of surveys done by the Monmouth University Polling …
  • How To Survive Climate Change? Clues Are Buried In The Arctic 17 Dec 2017 23:51 NPR Archaeologists are excavating an ancient cabin at the Rising Whale site. Cape Espenberg Birnirk Project hide caption toggle caption Cape Espenberg Birnirk Project Archaeologists are excavating an ancient cabin at the Rising Whale site. Cape Espenberg …
  • Millennials, climate change altering Lake Tahoe tourism 17 Dec 2017 23:34 Montreal Gazette STATELINE, Nev. — Skiing and gambling have dominated winter tourism on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore for years, but travel experts say that’s changing. Tourism marketing experts say travellers are hitting the slopes and slots less and climate change is …
  • Fewer frost days as Central Otago climate alters 17 Dec 2017 22:48 Northern Advocate Southern Rural Life reporter Yvonne O'Hara continues her series of articles on climate change — part of a project developed with funding from the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund. If changes in climate in Central Otago occur as projected, …
  • Deliver climate deal pledges 17 Dec 2017 22:10 Daily Star Deputy Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah yesterday called upon the industrially developed countries to fulfil their pledges mentioned in the Paris climate agreement to ensure climate justice. "The developed countries are mostly …
  • UW researchers rank Amazon HQ2 cities by climate change vulnerability 17 Dec 2017 21:56 Bizjournals
  • Risks & Adaptation: Cheaper To Cut Emissions Than Deal With Climate Change 17 Dec 2017 21:04 Scoop Cheaper to cut emissions than deal with climate change effects, report says By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The cost of climate change to New Zealand is still unknown, but a group of experts tasked with plugging the country's information gaps …
  • Skyrocketing sales of grass-fed beef forcing industry to change 17 Dec 2017 20:12 Star Tribune Conventional production is under pressure from consumers. WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM Bison graze at Northstar Bison in Rice Lake, Wis., one of the largest grass-fed bison operations in the world. RICE LAKE, WIS. Lee Graese started raising bison in the …
  • Millennials, climate change altering winter tourism 17 Dec 2017 20:10 Washington Times STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Skiing and gambling have dominated winter tourism on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore for years, but travel experts say that’s changing. The Record-Courier reports travelers are hitting the slopes and slots less and climate change is …
  • ECLAC wants Caribbean to change development paradigm 17 Dec 2017 18:47 St. Lucia Times Antigua Observer:-The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is calling on regional countries to change their development paradigm, taking ownership of the 2030 Agenda to confront climate change. ECLAC’s executive secretary, …
  • More studies examine role of climate change in Hurricane Harvey 17 Dec 2017 18:13 Arc Technica reader comments 0 The story explaining the incredible flooding in Houston during Hurricane Harvey has many chapters, ranging from meteorology to the history of groundwater use and development zoning. The chapter on climate change has already had a few …
  • Microsoft is Expanding “AI for Earth” Program to Fight Climate Change 17 Dec 2017 16:47 Investing.com In Brief Microsoft is expanding its "AI for Earth" program with a $50 million investment over the next five years. This could yield new artificial intelligence applications to enable scientists, businesses, and even farmers to better protect the …
  • US wants no mention of `Climate Change' in new Nafta 17 Dec 2017 15:56 The Jakarta post The US is fighting against any mention of “climate change” in a potential new environmental chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to two people familiar with talks. The latest Nafta talks were set to wrap Friday in Washington with …
  • Trump to reverse Obama-era decision, remove climate change from list of national security threats 17 Dec 2017 15:15 Blaze The Trump administration is about to make another move on climate change that is sure to enrage liberals. What is he going to do? According to the Federalist, the Trump administration plans to announce on Monday its intention to scrub climate change from …
  • Researching How To Fight Climate Change With Geoengineering 17 Dec 2017 13:15 NPR
  • ‘Starving’ polar bear provokes climate change dialogue 17 Dec 2017 12:36 Can India News Ottawa, Dec 17 (IANS) A video on a starving polar bear in northern Canada’s Nunavut region has led to concerns on climate change as well as doubts about the real cause of the beast’s emaciation. Earlier this month, video and photos were published showing …
  • Polluter tax needed to stop climate change 17 Dec 2017 11:42 Watertown Daily Times It is good to see that the Watertown Daily Times is taking climate change seriously and devoting an editorial to a carbon tax, or corporate polluter fee (“Unsustainable model: Carbon tax would make state less competitive for businesses,” Nov. 19). …
  • Houses built too close to bush spread huge California fires on 'front line of climate change' 17 Dec 2017 10:41 CBC Even for those who've spent days in the presence of this massive fire, tramping through ash and soot and carpets of nails from burned-down houses, the sight of Colina Vista Street in the city of Ventura is something different. The destruction is  …
  • Venue of last resort: the climate lawsuits threatening the future of big oil 17 Dec 2017 09:39 Investing.com In early October, 22 state and federal judges hailing from Honolulu to Albany got a crash course in scientific literacy and economics. The three-day symposium was billed as a way to help the judges better scrutinize evidence used to defend government …
  • Gambian farmers adapt to climate change with new irrigation strategies (An FAO Feature) 17 Dec 2017 09:24 Panapress Juba, South Sudan (PANA) – Efforts in South Sudan to fight Fall armyworm, an insect that destroys crops, have received a boost thanks to the Government of Japan’s decision to provide US$3 million to support a project run by Food and Agriculture …
  • Commentary: China’s impressive record in climate change fuels questions of global leadership 17 Dec 2017 08:44 Channel News Asia LONDON: Xi Jinping had a good year in 2017. It began on the international stage at Davos, when the Chinese leader, in sober suit and tie, assured his nervous audience that China was a steady ally that stood by its treaty commitments, including the Paris …
  • GCISC to host international climate conference 17 Dec 2017 07:20 The Express Tribune The three-day conference will be attended by 200 major stakeholders. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: Global Change Impact Studies Centre (GCISC) will organise the first-ever three-day international conference on Climate Change in Pakistan in which more than 140 …
  • Sunny skies. Climate science. And a dry December in Stanislaus County. 17 Dec 2017 06:29 Modesto Bee The Northern San Joaquin Valley is dry this month. While there is no reason to panic about the dry conditions, water experts are paying attention to the lack of rain. Modesto has received zero inches of rain for the month and may not get any sprinkles …
  • Goodman: Counties, and now some businesses, focusing on climate threat 17 Dec 2017 04:46 Palm Beach Post In a state where the governor is famous for reportedly banishing the words “climate change” from state employees’ vocabularies, you might think that no one is preparing for a world where sea levels are rising. A rise that poses a vital threat to that very …
  • Minneapolis is using electric bills to fight climate change 17 Dec 2017 04:39 Star Tribune Minneapolis residents will find a hike in their gas and electric bills next year, and it’s all about fighting climate change. The City Council raised its franchise fees — payments that Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy collect from customers and pass to …
  • Jim Salinger: Grim climate outlook demands action now 17 Dec 2017 03:59 Northern Advocate As the main long-living atmospheric greenhouse gas carbon dioxide continues climbing, research shows that climate model projections have been running too cold. Research announced this month in Nature by Pat Brown and Ken Caldeira from Stanford University …
  • Guest view: Political climate in US pathetic 17 Dec 2017 03:21 MPNNow This editorial was first published in the (Utica) Observer-Dispatch, a fellow GateHouse Media publication. Guest editorials don't necessarily reflect the Daily Messenger's opinions. The snarky comment from President Donald Trump regarding U.S. Sen …
  • Grim climate outlook demands action now 17 Dec 2017 03:14 The New Zeland Herald As the main long-living atmospheric greenhouse gas carbon dioxide continues climbing, research shows that climate model projections have been running too cold. Research announced this month in Nature by Pat Brown and Ken Caldeira from Stanford University …
  • Preserve mountains to combat climate change :: Ranjan K Baruah 17 Dec 2017 02:32 E-Pao.net Let's preserve mountains to combat climate change Ranjan K Baruah * Hills and mountains are important for all living being directly or indirectly as we get most of the resources from mountains and from nature. We depend on mountains for most essential …
  • Political climate in US pathetic 17 Dec 2017 02:19 MPNNow This editorial was first published in the (Utica) Observer-Dispatch, a fellow GateHouse Media publication. Guest editorials don't necessarily reflect the Daily Messenger's opinions. The snarky comment from President Donald Trump regarding U.S. Sen …
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Dem candidates are talking climate; fires threaten two species 17 Dec 2017 00:08 Daily Kos CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS Sylvanus Prince writes—The Daily Bucket: Blue Skies, Smilin' at Me ...”Yesterday I commented that it had been raining lightly in Mazatlan; yesterday afternoon the skies opened as a northern storm system passed through. …
  • To understand climate change, Rutgers roommates head for Antarctica 16 Dec 2017 23:20 MyCentralJersey.com Rally to decry bigotry, racism, neo-Nazis and White Supremacists on Aug. 28, the anniversary of Martin Luther Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Paul Grzella | Staff Video Readers looking to gain a better understanding of the history of racism …
  • Letter: Climate change deniers desperate 16 Dec 2017 20:32 Leader Post The public is increasingly convinced that the threat of global warming is real and we need to address it. Published on: December 16, 2017 | Last Updated: December 16, 2017 12:00 PM CST In this Jan. 9, 2009 file photo, smoke rises from the steel company …
  • Climate Fund faces huge shortfall 16 Dec 2017 20:02 Ghana News Agency From Desmond Davies, London Bureau London, Dec. 16, GNA – Two years after the Paris climate agreement, the financial shortfall facing the Green Climate Fund to help developing countries switch from fossil fuels to greener energy sources and adapt to the …
  • Climate change could mean trouble for skiers, anglers 16 Dec 2017 17:21 Seattle Times CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In the coming decades, skiers and snowmobilers in New England may endure winters with only a handful of snow days, and the dog days of summer may be become the new normal. Those are just a few of the findings from a study out this …
  • Trump 'to remove climate change from list of national security threats' 16 Dec 2017 16:51 Metro Cafe The National Security Strategy will be published on Monday (Picture: AP)Donald Trump is expected to remove climate change from his National Security Strategy when it is published on Monday. It is a list of the greatest challenges the country faces, used …
  • ‘Forest officers must innovate to tackle climate change’ 16 Dec 2017 14:27 Central Chronicle   Madhya Pradesh demands 1200 crore to prevent tigers from hunting by electrocution  Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan, while reviewing the activities of the Forest Department on …
  • Australia, NZ PMs Denounced For Skipping Climate Summit 16 Dec 2017 13:34 Pacific Islands Development Program Pacific Islands Climate Action Network: Absence ‘disheartening’ NUKU‘ALOFA, Tonga (Matangi Tonga, Sept. 23, 2014) – The Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand, Tony Abbott and John Key, have been slammed for deciding not to attend the UN climate …
  • Trump removes climate change from national security policy 16 Dec 2017 13:14 Charleston Daily Mail President Trump has removed climate change from his National Security Strategy which is due to be released on Monday, it has been claimed.  The Federalist, which claims to have had access to a draft version of the document, says it will prioritize other …
  • If California is serious about climate change, the car can't be king of our roads 16 Dec 2017 13:10 Los Angeles Times First, if you're measuring transportation impacts based only on how quickly cars can move, every solution will be geared toward moving cars faster. That often has translated into developers being required to add more lanes, synchronize traffic lights …
  • Letter: Duncan disagrees with Fingas on climate change strategy 16 Dec 2017 12:46 Leader Post The government's strategy is about protecting people and communities in addition to working with industry and others to lower emissions, says Dustin Duncan, minister of environment. Published on: December 16, 2017 | Last Updated: December 16, 2017 6: …
  • Climate change could increase volcanic eruptions 16 Dec 2017 12:00 Iran Daily And when a glacier grows or shrinks, it changes the amount of pressure on the Earth’s crust and the top part of its mantle —causing the pressure on underground chambers full of magma to shift, which in turn affects the chances of eruption. Even small …
  • Climate change: Is the UK doing enough to meet carbon emissions targets? 16 Dec 2017 09:03 ITV Channel TV The government's aim to reduce emissions 57% on 1990 levels by 2030 has made some progress in recent years. But there is still much to be done. Between 2014 and 2015, UK greenhouse gas emission fell by four per cent thanks to improvements in energy …
  • Climate change: Is the UK doing enough? 16 Dec 2017 06:46 Itv.com The government's aim to reduce emissions 57% on 1990 levels by 2030 has made some progress in recent years. But there is still much to be done. Between 2014 and 2015, UK greenhouse gas emission fell by four per cent thanks to improvements in energy …
  • Exxon Faces Climate Change 16 Dec 2017 05:16 wsj.com Supertankers take a while to turn. The powerful inertial force of a ship rated at 300,000 tons works mightily against a directional change—at first. But any swabbie knows that once the turn is under way, inertia begins to push the ship in the new …
  • Climate change intensified hurricane Harvey 16 Dec 2017 05:15 Iran Daily The ‘exceptional’ rains were intensified by 15 percent due to climate change, according to a new study in the journal Environmental Research Letters. Climate change also made Harvey three times more likely in the 21st century, as opposed to conditions of …
  • AIOU conference on climate change soon 16 Dec 2017 04:29 The News International AIOU conference on climate change soon Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold a national conference here later this month to promote research and education on climate change and atmosphere. This was announced here through the university …
  • EBRD continues to promote climate change resilience in Tajikistan 16 Dec 2017 04:04 Times of Central Asia DUSHANBE (TCA) — Tajikistan’s First MicroFinance Bank (FMFB) has become the latest financial institution in the country to join the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Climate Resilience Financing Facility (CLIMADAPT), a programme designed …
  • The U.S. military may be aware of climate change, but it's not doing enough to plan for it, GAO says 16 Dec 2017 02:06 Daily Kos U.S. Air Force aircraft sit on the ramp at the U.S. Navy Support Facility on Diego Garcia. The base, on a low-lying atoll at an elevation of about 4 feet, is at risk from rising seas and storm surge. The U.S. military has publicly acknowledged that …
  • Climate change subject inclusion in curricula suggested 16 Dec 2017 01:46 The News International Climate change subject inclusion in curricula suggested PESHAWAR: The speakers at the Hamdard Thinkers Forum called for including in the school and college curricula the subject of impacts of climatic change on human lives along with launching an …
  • FACT CHECK: Did Climate Change Cause The California Wildfires? 16 Dec 2017 01:27 Daily Caller
  • 3 Extreme Weather Events in 2016 'Could Not Have Happened' Without Climate Change, Scientists Say 16 Dec 2017 00:30 Ecowatch Three of 2016's extreme weather events would have been impossible without human-caused climate change, according to new research. The Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society published a collection of papers Wednesday focused on examining the …
  • Climate change: 2017 has been a bad year for sea-ice spread 15 Dec 2017 23:47 FinancialExpress.com Although climate change deniers number too many for the Earth’s well-being—Donald Trump, president of the US, the largest carbon emitter in the world, is one—and there are others who downplay the risks from this, the latest report of the US’s National …
  • Mobile app to focus on climate change 15 Dec 2017 22:55 Fiji Times The Vodafone ATH Foundation in partnership with the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) launched a new channel mClimate which Vodafone users can access free from their mobile phones. ATH Foundation executive Ambalika Kutty said the new mClimate …
  • U.S. fighting against mention of ‘climate change’ in new chapter of NAFTA, sources say 15 Dec 2017 22:42 The Star By Josh WingroveBloomberg Eric Martin Andrew Mayeda Fri., Dec. 15, 2017 The U.S. is fighting against any mention of “climate change” in a potential new environmental chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), according to two people …
  • Mohawk home to new climate change centre 15 Dec 2017 22:19 Hamilton Community News Climate change may be everywhere but climate change management now has a home in Hamilton. Mohawk College unveiled its new Centre for Climate Change Management Friday morning, a partnership between the college, the province and the cities of Hamilton and …
  • Does Arizona’s heat, climate change hurt business attraction? 15 Dec 2017 22:15 Bizjournals
  • Fiji Calls On Maritime States To Address Climate Change 15 Dec 2017 22:15 Fiji Sun The Fijian delegation at the 30th International Maritime Organisation Assembly. (From left): Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji chief executive officer John Tunidau, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Vijay Nath and Deputy Secretary of …
  • Impacts of Climate Change Could Strongly Increase by Mid-Century 15 Dec 2017 21:18 AZoCleantech Written by AZoCleantechDec 15 2017 Environmental models employed by researchers at the University of New Hampshire are demonstrating that the effects of climate change could become increasingly strong by the middle of the 21st century, a warning to nature …
  • Barnard College to Punish Companies That Deny Climate Change 15 Dec 2017 19:35 News Max Barnard College — a private women's liberal arts school in New York City — is gearing up to pull its investments from companies that won't recognize climate change and those that mine coal and tar sands. The school announced this week that it will …
  • Expert says not to blame ‘climate change’ for emaciated polar bear 15 Dec 2017 19:15 Baptist Message Monday December 11, 2017 more stories from this episode Story transcript When Leo Ikakhik saw this weekend's viral video of an emaciated polar bear rummaging through the garbage in search of food, he wasn't shocked. "I wasn't totally …
  • Interior Secretary Zinke reportedly dressed down Joshua Tree superintendent over climate change tweets 15 Dec 2017 19:11 Los Angeles Times Regardless, calling a park superintendent in for a spanking by the principal for what were, objectively, non-problematic communications with the public — you know, the people who own the parks and for whom the government is supposed to be working — is a …
  • New Brunswick defends climate change plan as McKenna raises concerns 15 Dec 2017 17:45 Global News The federal environment minister is suggesting that New Brunswick’s approach to carbon pricing won’t meet Ottawa’s requirements, but Premier Brian Gallant is defending his plan. The province has released a plan that will see existing gasoline and diesel …
  • Climate change seminar eyes transport sector 15 Dec 2017 17:28 St. Lucia News Online (PRESS RELEASE) – The Department of Sustainable Development, through the Renewable Energy Division (REDiv), in collaboration with the Department of Transport and the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) hosted a one-day seminar titled “ …
  • New Brunswick defends climate change plan while McKenna raises concerns 15 Dec 2017 16:45 Metro FREDERICTON — The federal environment minister is suggesting that New Brunswick's approach to carbon pricing won't meet Ottawa's requirements, but Premier Brian Gallant is defending his plan. The province has released a plan that will see …
  • IEA warns of food shortage due to climate change 15 Dec 2017 16:00 Ghana MMA Business News of Friday, 15 December 2017 Source: citifmonline.com 2017-12-15 Professor John Asafu-Adjaye said there must be a pragmatic move to avert food shortage The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is warning that the country risks losing its food …
  • As US Military Outposts Crumble Under Climate Change, Pentagon Refuses to Take Precautions 15 Dec 2017 15:17 truthout A watchdog report released Wednesday criticized the Pentagon for not taking enough precautions to deal with climate change-induced damage at military sites around the world. Although the Department of Defense has previously acknowledged that a warming …
  • Adapting to climate change in New Zealand: Stocktake report from the climate change adaptation technical working group 15 Dec 2017 15:13 Relief Web This report is the first report prepared by the Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group. It summarises the expected impacts of climate change on New Zealand over the medium and long term, takes stock of existing work on adaptation, and …
  • CARIBBEAN-ENVIRONMENT-ECLAC wants Caribbean to change development paradigm to confront climate change 15 Dec 2017 14:21 Daily Observer New Story Source: file photo The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is calling on regional countries to change their development paradigm, taking ownership of the 2030 Agenda to confront climate change. ECLAC’s executive …
  • EBRD promotes climate change resilience in Tajikistan 15 Dec 2017 12:29 Trend.az Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 15 By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend: Tajikistan’s First MicroFinance Bank has become the latest financial institution in the country to join the EBRD’s Climate Resilience Financing Facility (CLIMADAPT), a programme designed to promote the …
  • California ARB approves 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan; requires doubling the rate of GHG cuts 15 Dec 2017 12:25 Green Car Congress California ARB approves 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan; requires doubling the rate of GHG cuts The California Air Resources Board unanimously approved the 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan, which sets the state on an aggressive course to reduce …
  • Liam Gallagher voices alternative Christmas ad with a heartbreaking message about climate change 15 Dec 2017 12:24 Mashable Liam Gallagher is living a second life as a Twitter celebrity, thanks to his sweary, rants-laden posts in which he often lashes out at his brother Noel.  But this Christmas has softened the legendary, bantering Mancunian — though it's for a good cause …
  • Effects of climate change could accelerate by mid-century 15 Dec 2017 12:18 Iran Daily If carbon dioxide emissions continue at the current rate, they report that scenarios of future conditions could not only lead to a significant decrease in snow days, but also an increase in the number of summer days over 90 °F and a drastic decline in …
  • World Bank invests $4.5 billion to arm cities against climate change 15 Dec 2017 11:43 BD News 24 Over the next three years, the scheme aims to help 150 developing-world cities pull in more capital from the private sector, to cover the costs of keeping their infrastructure and communities safe from wilder weather and rising seas. "Investment in …
  • Climate change, water insecurity may lead to increased conflict, hunger —Reports 15 Dec 2017 11:04 Nigerian Bulletin Climate change has just thrown a spanner in Nigeria’s food security wheel and this signifies a big problem especially when an already water insecurity issue is thrown into the mix. Water insecurity has been a huge problem in Nigeria, with millions of …
  • How the Right-Wing Media Totally Distorted Positive News on Climate Change 15 Dec 2017 09:00 Alter Net Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com This interview was originally posted on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Michael Grubb, professor of energy and climate change at University College London and a grantee of the Institute for New Economic …
  • LETTER: Viewing climate change from a religious perspective 15 Dec 2017 08:39 Southcoast Today With so much going on, we cannot forget the issues that still hang over us. Thus the following: There's an old joke, with many variations, about a man on the roof of his house while a flood rises around him. Along comes a man in a row boat and offers …
  • Past good-willed but misconceived efforts to prepare the Mekong Delta region for the worst consequences of climate change might do more harm than good. But, the damages can be reverted through the Government’s change in mindset, which embraces natural … 15 Dec 2017 08:01 Viet Nam News Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Well-meant but misguided climate change interventions in the Mekong Delta are set to do more harm than good, and only a change in policymakers’ mindset can reverse the damage, an independent researcher and expert said on December 14 …
  • UAE's climate change ministry moves into new HQ 15 Dec 2017 06:54 Trade Arabia The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has announced that it is moving its headquarters from Abu Hail in Dubai, UAE, to a new state-of-the-art building in Al Ruwayyah 2, on Sunday. The new eco-friendly headquarters has been designed …
  • Climate change means meat taxes are ‘increasingly probable’ 15 Dec 2017 06:36 EurActiv Investors say that the implementation of the Paris Agreement will lead some governments to introducing a “livestock levy” that cuts meat consumption from diets, in a move that could avoid up to $600 billion in climate damages by 2050. EURACTIV’s partner …
  • Governor appoints Arctic locals to climate change team 15 Dec 2017 06:35 Arctic Sounder Three North Slope and Northwest Arctic residents will take up positions on the governor's new Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team. Gov. Bill Walker announced the appointments on Tuesday. "Naming our team is another critical step in …
  • Water Security at Risk to Climate Change 15 Dec 2017 04:19 Relief Web 15th December 2017 Tonga is highly dependent on intermittent rainwater harvesting and thinning groundwater levels for potable water, and such rainfall patterns and thin groundwater lens is further exacerbated with the onset of climate change through …
  • WWF's Earth Hour 2018 Night Walk to focus on climate change 15 Dec 2017 04:17 Sun GEORGE TOWN: Thousands of people are expected to participate in the Earth Hour Night Walk organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia. It will be held for the fifth time in a row on March 24 next year. The event, supported by the Penang …
  • Cheaper to cut emissions than deal with climate change 15 Dec 2017 02:11 Scoop Cheaper to cut emissions than deal with climate change effects, report says By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The cost of climate change to New Zealand is still unknown, but a group of experts tasked with plugging the country's information gaps …
  • New Zealanders need time to upskill for climate change 15 Dec 2017 01:23 Scoop Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard says today that he is worried people working in New Zealand dont realise how much their livelihoods are at risk from climate change.New …
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