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There's a hidden cost to climate change. Many Florida taxpayers could foot the bill.

Waiting to address climate change could cost taxpayers in coastal cities — particularly in highly vulnerable Florida — in a way that not even the most progressive resiliency planners have … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Wind farms were part of the fight against climate change, but here's the nasty surprise.

Warming is causing wind farms to get less efficient in the amount of power they can generate and it is bound to get worse.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

ABB pioneers microgrid solution for installation on offshore platform.

ABB will provide Woodside, Australia's largest independent oil and gas company, with a PowerStore™ Battery storage system that is capable of remote management of operations and service. The system will be installed on the Goodwyn A platform. This innovative ABB solution will contribute to Woodside's 2020 goal of ...

- WebWire - US

Paris summit finds new money, tech to fight climate change.

PARIS, France , World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised yesterday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the Paris climate accord that US President Donald Trump has rejected.Trump wasn't invited to the event, but ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Paris Summit Finds New Money, Tech To Fight Climate Change.

An anonymous reader shares an Associated Press report: World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised Tuesday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the Paris climate accord that U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected. ...

- Slashdot - US

French President Macron at climate summit: 'We are losing the battle'.

French President Emmanuel Macron gave world leaders a bleak assessment Tuesday of the fight against climate change. His One Planet Summit marked the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord, which set goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But as Mark Phillips reports, that hasn't happened yet.

- CBS NEWS - US

'One Planet' climate summit mostly out of touch with the needs of those most threatened by climate change.

'One Planet' climate summit mostly out of touch with the needs of those most threatened by climate change 12 December 2017The needs of people living in poverty and suffering from the effects of climate change were mostly put aside at the One Planet' climate change summit in Paris.

- Oxfam International - UK

Exxon To Disclose The Real Risk Of Climate Change.

ExxonMobil finally conceded to the multi-year campaign by shareholders and activists to disclose its risk to climate change, a notable departure after years of trying to dismiss the issue. According to a new filing by Exxon to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission , Exxon said that its board has reconsidered the ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Major financial institutions rebuke the Trump agenda, announce big steps away from fossil fuels.

Two major financial institutions , one public, one private , announced on Tuesday that they would be significantly paring down their investment in fossil fuel projects, signaling a shift in the way financial institutions assess the risks associated with fossil fuels and climate change. During the One Planet Summit taking ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Smaller Farms Can Cope Better With Climate Change in India, Say Analysts.

India’s small farmers are better equipped than large landowners to deal with climate change, but need more support to find innovative ways to minimize the impacts of higher temperatures, uneven rainfall, floods and droughts, analysts said. About 60 percent of India’s population of 1.3 billion depends on ...

- Voice of America - US

Exxon deal aside, tough proxy season looms at U.S. energy firms.

BOSTON/HOUSTON - Climate activists said on Tuesday they would take a tough shareholder resolution off the table at Exxon Mobil Corp after the company agreed to provide new details about how climate change could affect its business.

- Reuters - US

Paris Summit Focused on Boosting Funding for Climate Change Fight

French President Emmanuel Macron has told more than 200 global investors and 50 world leaders in Paris the global community “is losing the battle” against climate change. “It’s time to act and move faster and win this battle,” Macron said Tuesday at a summit to secure more funding to fight climate ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump’s Climate Politics Propel US Scientist to New Start in France

When U.S.-based scientist Christopher Cantrell heard President Donald Trump pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, he did not imagine that six months later he would be shaking the French leader's hand and starting anew in France. Hours after Trump’s announcement in June, President Emmanuel Macron made ...

- Voice of America - US

World leaders take aim at climate change and Trump

President Trump, who previously announced plans to pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, was not invited to a summit of world and business leaders in the French capital this week to address global warming, but his presence loomed large. The 2015 accord was front and center...

- Los Angeles Times - US

World Bank to stop funding oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy's shift to cleaner energy.

- France24 - FR

'We're not moving fast enough,' France's Macron tells Paris climate summit

More than 50 world leaders assembled in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite US President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord.

- France24 - FR

US absence at Paris climate summit branded 'a disgrace'

French President Emmanuel Macron issued a stark warning on climate change at a summit in Paris on Tuesday, telling world leaders "we are losing the battle" against global warming. The US was conspicuous by its absence from the summit.

- The Local - INT

Youth climate trial reaches federal appeals court, as judges signal it's going to trial

A landmark case involving a group of 21 young Americans who are suing the federal government for its failure to protect them from the adverse consequences of climate change is inching closer to a trial date.  The case, known as Juliana v. United States, was  scheduled to go to trial in Oregon beginning on Feb. 5. That ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Paris hosts major climate summit - and it's all about Trump

PARIS — The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role.

- FOX News - US

Report says Swiss ski resorts face bleak future

Climate change is the biggest threat to the survival of Swiss ski resorts, says bank Credit Suisse in a report published on Tuesday.By 2035 only a third of Swiss Alpine resorts will have enough snow in...

- Expatica - NL

Film screenings: 'Mountains have tied Italy, Pakistan'

Climate Change secretary says country faces immense challenges The post Film screenings: 'Mountains have tied Italy, Pakistan' appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Investors shun fossil fuels at Paris climate summit, slam Trump's 'scientifically wrong' advocacy of coal

Major investors vowed Tuesday to move away from Earth-warming fossil fuels as world leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock new cash to save humanity ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Afghanistan launches US$71 million initiative to prepare rural communities for climate change

Source: UN Development Programme Country: Afghanistan With a particular focus on women and marginalized groups, the new project will promote community-based preparedness and adaptation in the highly vulnerable provinces of Jawzjan and Nangarhar. December 13 2017, Kabul – The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Investors outperform nations at Paris climate summit

Two years on from the Paris Agreement, a summit in the French capital has mobilized investors to fight global warming. But critics say that when it comes to government funding, France in particular needs to do more.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Warming of the Arctic is 'unprecedented over the last 1,500 years,' scientists say

The document appears to contradict some Trump administration statements on climate change.

- Washington Post - US

France's Macron takes lead in climate change battle, with the U.S. absent

The One Planet' summit sought ways to achieve global climate goals without a U.S. government role.

- Washington Post - US

France's Macron takes lead in climate change battle, with the U.S. absent

The One Planet' summit is seeking ways to achieve climate goals without a U.S. government role.

- Washington Post - US

Investors aim to clean up corporate emissions in line with Paris agreement

Two years after the Paris Climate Agreement, investors are looking to involve corporations in the fight against climate change. Using their influence with the top 100 corporate greenhouse gas emitters, they hope to cut corporate emissions 80 percent by 2050.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

French President leads efforts to shore up ’fragile’ Paris Climate Accord

World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates have promised to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the Paris climate accord.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

'World losing battle against climate change'

'World losing battle against climate change'...

- MENAFN - JO

Earth can be save only by shared responsibility, Hasina tells Paris One Planet Summit

Calling on the developed world to fulfil their pledges on climate change, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says only shared responsibility can save the planet.

- BDNews24 - BD

World leaders take aim at climate change and Trump

President Trump, who previously announced plans to pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, was not invited to a climate change summit in Paris attended by world and business leaders this week, but his presence loomed large. The 2015 accord was front and center at the summit...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Exxon gives up major climate change fight

After years of resisting, the company has agreed to reveal the risks it faces from climate change and the global crackdown on carbon emissions.

- CNNMoney - US

Companies coming clean on climate change

Read full story for latest details.

- CNNMoney - US

Forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change

The forests you see today are not what you will see in the future. That's the overarching finding from a new study on the resilience of Rocky Mountain forests.

- ScienceDaily - US

How fires are changing the tundra's face

Climate change takes a heavy toll on the tundra, increasing the probability of extreme droughts. As a result, the frequency of fires in forests, bogs and even wetlands continues to rise. In addition, the northern areas of the tundra have also become more accessible and negatively impacted by human activities in recent ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Climate commitments at the 'One Planet Summit' in Paris

Moving away from using fossil fuels and leaning heavily on businesses to green up their act, the "One Planet Summit" in Paris on Tuesday set out a raft of wide-ranging commitments to turn the tables on climate change.

- PhysOrg - NL

World losing climate battle: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against climate change to dozens of world leaders and company executives Tuesday, telling them: We are losing the battle.

- The Daily Star - LB

Macron: World is losing battle against climate change

French president issues rallying cry, urging world and business leaders to do more in the fight against climate change.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Green Business Key to Winning War on Climate Change

‘Invest in the Future, Not the Past;’ Green Business Key to Winning War on Climate Change – UN chief

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Watch: Arnold Schwarzenegger Rides Bike, Rips Trump over Global Warming in Paris

Actor and former governor of California-turned environmental activist Arnold Schwarzenegger cycled through Paris on Monday as part of an effort to protest President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement.

- Breitbart - US

Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow

Leaders, businesspeople and investors from around the world gathered near Paris at the invitation of the French president, who warned 'we are losing the battle' against climate change.

- New York Times - US

Paris hosts major climate summit — and it's all about Trump

The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role. Trump became the unwitting villain as world leaders, investors and other Americans assailed him Tuesday for rejecting the Paris climate accord. To emphasize their point...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Federal scientists call the warming of the Arctic 'unprecedented over the last 1,500 years'

The Trump administration's mixed views on climate change notwithstanding, a group of federal scientists on Tuesday released a stark report on the warming at the top of the planet, suggesting that it is unparalleled in more than a millennium. "The Arctic is going through the most unprecedented transition...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Recent Arctic warming and ice melt are 'unprecedented' in human history

Each year for the past 12 years, an international team of scientists have issued a "report card" on the Arctic climate system. The report amounts to a physical exam of the vast, rapidly changing region, including details on everything from surface air temperatures to sea ice melt and permafrost loss. With each passing ...

- Mashable! - US

World leaders and investors ramp up efforts to fight global warming at climate summit

French President Emmanuel Macron, along with the United Nations and the World Bank, hosts the One Planet Summit on the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, allowing world leaders to discuss and invest in solutions to global warming.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

France's Macron takes lead in climate change battle, with the U.S. absent

The One Planet' summit is seeking ways to achieve global climate goals without a U.S. government role.

- Washington Post - US

Macron calls for 'much stronger mobilisation' on climate

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called for stronger action in the fight against climate change, as he hosted world leaders for talks two years to the day since the Paris agreement."We are...

- Expatica - NL

Global investors launch climate plan to pressure gas emitters

A group of more than 200 global investors, including banking giant HSBC and French insurer AXA, launched an initiative on Tuesday to pressure major greenhouse gas emitters to fight climate change.The...

- Expatica - NL

'We're losing the battle', Macron tells Paris climate talks

French President Emmanuel Macron issued a stark warning on climate change at a summit in Paris on Tuesday, telling world leaders "we are losing the battle" against global warming."We're not moving fast...

- Expatica - NL

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