The Mothers of All Disasters

Climate Changes Updates 1-4 September  2015

 

1.     Countries divided on priorities for UN climate deal

See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/01/countries-divided-on-priorities-for-un-climate-deal/#sthash.rVLklYE8.dpuf

2.     Obama makes Arctic appeal for action on climate

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/01/obama-makes-arctic-appeal-for-action-on-climate/

3.     Arctic countries vow ‘urgent action’ to slow polar melt

See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/01/arctic-countries-vow-urgent-action-to-slow-polar-melt/#sthash.LEBR0IqZ.dpuf

4.     Dutch government to appeal court ruling on climate change

See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/01/dutch-government-to-appeal-court-ruling-on-climate-change/#sthash.R8wsSUeE.dpuf

5.     UN chief to speed climate talks with New York leaders meet

See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/01/un-chief-to-speed-climate-talks-with-new-york-leaders-meet/#sthash.UmhzgwvG.dpuf

6.     Ex-BP chief to advise oil giants on climate strategy

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/01/ex-bp-chief-to-advise-oil-giants-on-climate-strategy/

7.     Investors urge businesses to quit climate-unfriendly EU lobby groups

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/02/investors-urge-businesses-to-quit-climate-unfriendly-eu-lobby-groups/

8.     Climate pledges do little to cap warming to 2C target

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/02/climate-pledges-do-little-to-cap-warming-to-2c-target/

9.     Google lays bare overlooked deforestation ‘hotspots’

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/02/google-lays-bare-overlooked-deforestation-hotspots/

10.Greener cities deal better with urban heat

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/02/greener-cities-deal-better-with-urban-heat/

11.Pakistan frontier province targets carbon neutrality by 2018

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/02/pakistan-frontier-province-targets-carbon-neutrality-by-2018/

12.Pressure mounting on UN as Bonn climate talks stutter

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/02/pressure-mounts-on-un-as-bonn-climate-talks-stutter/

13.Indonesia reveals draft climate offer for 2030

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/03/indonesia-reveals-draft-climate-offer-for-2030/

14.G20 urged to switch fossil fuel subsidies for climate finance

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/03/g20-urged-to-switch-fossil-fuel-subsidies-for-climate-finance/

15.Rich countries to unveil climate finance package at World Bank summit

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/03/rich-countries-to-unveil-climate-finance-package-at-world-bank-summit/

16.US, EU considering loss and damage options for Paris deal

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/03/us-and-eu-to-accept-need-for-climate-compensation-in-paris-deal/

17.UN climate chief expects national plans to cover up to 80% of emissions before Paris

See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/09/03/un-climate-chief-expects-national-pledges-to-cover-80-of-emissions-before-paris/#sthash.4SAnEjp4.dpuf

18.   Changing Climate Could Even Oust the Oriole from Baltimore, Study Says

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/02092015/climate-change-birds-rising-temperatures-threaten-north-america-habitat

19.Spurred by innovators like Tesla, the energy storage business is growing fast

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/09/02/spurred-by-innovators-like-tesla-the-energy-storage-industry-is-booming/

20.The Mothers of All Disasters

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2015/09/the-disaster-next-time/403063/

21.Climate Envoys Urge Faster Talks as Global Deal Deadline Nears

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-02/climate-envoys-urge-faster-talks-as-global-deal-deadline-nears

22.Obama: Shrinking Exit Glacier a powerful sign of warming climate

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/02/us-usa-obama-alaska-glacier-idUSKCN0R14U120150902

23.We live in the tiny Arctic village President Obama is visiting this week. Life here is extreme.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/09/01/we-live-in-the-tiny-arctic-village-president-obama-is-visiting-this-week-life-here-is-extreme/

24.Emissions ‘far above’ 2C target

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-34135202

25.General Mills’ move on climate change is ‘leadership that makes America great’

http://www.startribune.com/general-mills-move-on-climate-change-is-leadership-that-makes-america-great/324010261/

26.   Fossil Fuel CEOs Bonus Pay Helps Sink the Climate, Report Says

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/01092015/fossil-fuel-industry-ensures-CEO-executive-pay-bonues-sink-climate

27.  Parched California

http://www.nature.com/news/parched-california-1.18270

28.Even These Big Fossil Fuel Companies Support An International Climate Agreement

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fossil-fuel-companies-international-climate-agreement_55e7775be4b0c818f61a961f

29.Bill Nye ‘the Science Guy’ visits tar sands: ‘extraordinary exploitation’ of environment

http://aptn.ca/news/2015/09/01/bill-nye-the-science-guy-visits-tar-sands-extraordinary-exploitation-of-environment/

 


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