Tuesday 20 March 2012
Damage to world's oceans 'to reach $2 trillion a year'Reuters | 20 Mar 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - The cost of damage to the world's oceans from climate change could reach $2 trillion a year by 2100 if measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not stepped up, a study by marine experts said on Wednesday.
Exclusive: India to urge airlines to opt out of EU carbon schemeReuters | 20 Mar 2012
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will urge its airlines not to take part in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), a senior official said, the latest salvo in an escalating row over an EU law requiring all flights in and out of Europe to pay for their emissions.
Airline CO2 friction is hint of new climate politicsReuters | 20 Mar 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - Threats of retaliation by China and India against a European Union plan to charge airlines for their carbon emissions is misplaced, given their weak legal case and a drift towards more such unilateral climate action.
Africa: Rural Women Shift to Climate-Resistant JobsAllAfrica.com | 20 Mar 2012
[AlertNet] Meru - For the first 24 years of her marriage, Philista Cianjoka's only source of income was attending to births and performing female genital cutting on adolescent girls.
Ghana: Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 20 Mar 2012
[Public Agenda] Most ordinary people attest to the fact that something is happening to our environment these days, particularly the weather - the heat is worse than before and the rains no longer come at the expected time. And when they come at all, they come down...
Nigeria: UNN to Begin Masters Degree in Climate ChangeAllAfrica.com | 20 Mar 2012
[Vanguard] Nsukka - University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, has concluded plans to run a masters degree programme on climate change at the post graduate studies school of the university, as the deans of faculties in the institution have all keyed in into the programme.
India may urge airlines to boycott EU schemeGuardian Unlimited | 20 Mar 2012
Indian official says Europe risks provoking a global trade war by requiring airlines to pay for their greenhouse gas emissionsIndia will urge its airlines to boycott the European Union's carbon charge scheme, raising the prospect of a global trade war over an EU law requiring flights in and out of...
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