Japan fires up biomass energy, but fuel shortage looms

TOKYO (Reuters) - As the sun sets on Japan’s solar energy boom, companies and investors are rushing into wood-burning biomass projects to lock in...

Who should pay for damage associated with climate change and who should be compensated?

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At UN Assembly, Pacific small islands urge collective action against climate change impacts

21 September 2017 – Addressing the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from Pacific small Island developing states highlighted...

Youths must prepare for climate change

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Hurricanes: A perfect storm of chance and climate change?

The succession of intense and deadly tropical cyclones that have barrelled across the Atlantic in recent weeks have left many people wondering if a...

Russia wants to protect itself from climate change—without reducing carbon emissions

Illnesses and deaths linked to heat and wildfire pollution in the Moscow region in 2010 are now seen as a harbinger of the future...

OPINION: Climate optimism has been a disaster. We need a new language – desperately

Climate change Opinion Ellie Mae O'Hagan The extreme weather of the past months is a game-changer: surely now the world is ready to talk about climate change...

Leonardo DiCaprio dona US$ 20 millones para combatir el cambio climático

El actor Leonardo DiCaprio, una de las celebridades reconocidas por su activismo en materia medioambiental, anunció la donación de US$ 20 millones para combatir el...

La solar eclipsa a todas las demás formas de generación de electricidad en 2016

El último índice de GlobalData, una de las compañías líderes en el suministro de información y análisis de negocio,  confirma que en el conjunto...

Paraguay pide la implicación en Acuerdo de París a los países “más responsables”

El presidente de Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, pidió hoy en la Asamblea General de la ONU que los países con "mayor responsabilidad" en la producción...

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