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8 May 2017

Cities best armed to fight climate change – U.N. climate chief

By Astrid Zweynert | May 8 2017 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Cities are places where action on climate change can have most impact because they are engines for innovation and also highly vulnerable […]

5 May 2017

Can Zimbabwe’s switch to LED bulbs curb power crisis, meet climate goals?

By Jeffrey Gogo | May 5 2017 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) In 2015, Hope Dzimunya began changing the lightbulbs in her house, replacing the old bulbs with energy-efficient ones. For her, the […]

5 May 2017

To end poverty, Latin America must invest in equal, green growth – UN

By Sophie Hares | May 5 2017 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Efforts to create jobs and cut poverty in Latin America risk stalling because of low investment rates in the region, despite […]

5 May 2017

U.S. will lose jobs if it quits Paris climate deal: U.N.

By Tom Miles | April 5 2017 (Reuters) The United States will shoot itself in the foot if it quits the Paris climate accord because China, India and Europe will snap […]

5 May 2017

Scientists call for more precision in global warming predictions

By Emily Flitter | May 5 2017 (Reuters) Researchers from Harvard University, Princeton University and the Environmental Defense Fund proposed a new, more precise way to measure the effects of greenhouse […]

27 Apr 2017

Worrisome first quarter of 2017 climate trends

Source: Yale Climate Connections. By Zeke Hausfather | 27 April 2017 The year is off to a toasty start globally … and not in a comforting way for those concerned […]

27 Apr 2017

Republican lawmakers urge Trump to weaken Paris climate pact pledge

By Timothy Gardner | 27 April 2017 A group of nine Republican lawmakers urged President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the 2015 Paris climate agreement but to […]

24 Apr 2017

Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

By David Shepardson and Valerie Volcovici | April 24 2016 (Reuters) U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, […]

19 Apr 2017

Climate change upsets lives guided by nature, Native Americans say

By Ellen Wulfhorst | April 19 2017 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) The impacts of climate change stretch from the loss of polar bear habitat to African crop failures to threatening a seasonal […]

19 Apr 2017

Rising seas could push some U.S. migration to areas far from coast: study

By Tom James | April 19 2017 (Reuters) Rising sea levels caused by climate change may drive U.S. coastal residents to areas far from the seaboard, not just to adjacent inland […]

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