Archive for: October, 2016

International Aviation Emissions to Be Offset by Agreement

International Aviation Emissions to Be Offset by Agreement

  MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, October 12, 2016 (ENS) – Carbon emissions from international civil aviation will be controlled through a new global market-based measure, government, industry and civil society representatives have agreed. The...

 

Climate Mentioned Once in Bitter Presidential Debate

Climate Mentioned Once in Bitter Presidential Debate

  ST. LOUIS, Missouri, October 10, 2016 (ENS) – Democrat Hillary Clinton confirmed her intention to fight climate change, while Republican Donald Trump affirmed his dedication to a fossil-fueled economy as the two candidates faced...

 

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Batters Florida, Carolinas

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Batters Florida, Carolinas

  MIAMI, Florida, October 8, 2016 (ENS) – Residents and emergency workers along Florida’s northeast coast took a deep breath Saturday morning as Hurricane Matthew moved north and east, leaving four people dead, flooding streets...

 

Electric Cars Support UN’s Morocco Climate Meeting

Electric Cars Support UN’s Morocco Climate Meeting

  CASABLANCA, Morocco, October 7, 2016 (ENS) – Thousands of delegates from around the world meeting next month in Morocco to negotiate implementation of the world’s first global climate agreement will get a feel for what the...

 

Paris Climate Pact Once ‘Unthinkable,’ Now ‘Unstoppable’

Paris Climate Pact Once ‘Unthinkable,’ Now ‘Unstoppable’

  NEW YORK, New York, October 6, 2016 (ENS) – The Paris Agreement on climate change is set to enter into force on November 4, less than a year after it was adopted by world leaders. With the ratifications deposited Wednesday, enough...

 

Rosewoods, Traveling Musicians Receive CITES Protection

Rosewoods, Traveling Musicians Receive CITES Protection

  By Judith Needham, JD, LLM, MPH JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 5, 2016 (ENS) – Forest crime and conservation were in the spotlight at the 17th conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered...

 

World Wildlife Conference a ‘Game Changer’

World Wildlife Conference a ‘Game Changer’

  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 5, 2016 (ENS) – Two weeks of intense negotiations closed here Tuesday as 152 governments adopted groundbreaking decisions regulating legal, sustainable and traceable trade in wildlife. They protected...

 

Low-emissions Vehicles Most Economical Overall

Low-emissions Vehicles Most Economical Overall

  CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, October 5, 2016 (ENS) – If you believe low carbon emitting cars are expensive to drive – think again. New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, shows that when operating and...

 

Dangerous Hurricane Aims for Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica

Dangerous Hurricane Aims for Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica

  MIAMI, Florida, October 3, 2016 (ENS) – Hurricane Matthew, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history, pounded coastal Colombia and is now storming north across the Caribbean headed for Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba. The...

 

India Joins Paris Climate Agreement, Honoring Gandhi

India Joins Paris Climate Agreement, Honoring Gandhi

  NEW YORK, New York, October 2, 2016 (ENS) – India today ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change at UN Headquarters in New York, bringing the treaty’s entry into force “tantalizingly” close, said UN General...

 
 
 
 

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