Climate news 2017

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Climate action UK: Boost for fossil fuel divestment as UK eases pension rules, Dec 18 [1]

December[edit]

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New Zealand creates special refugee visa for Pacific islanders affected by climate change, Dec 9 [2]

November[edit]

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Record Emissions: 41 Billion Tons of Heat-Trapping Carbon Dioxide Were Added to the Atmosphere This Year, Nov 14 [3]

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The three-degree world: cities that will be drowned by global warming, Nov 3 [4]

October[edit]

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Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016, Oct 30 [5]

Climate change already bringing disease, air pollution and heatwaves, Oct 30 [6]

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Scotland: Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition, Oct 3 [7] France, Ireland, Germany, and Bulgaria have also banned fracking. [8]

Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels, Oct 3 [9]

September[edit]

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Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope, Sep 28 [10]

When cities fight climate change, they reap other big benefits too. Here are five examples [11]

August[edit]

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California news: California to pass law setting 100% renewable electricity goal, Aug 31 [12]

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Climate action UK: University fossil fuel divestment total tips £80 billion globally, Aug 17 [13]

July[edit]

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Barcelona acts to address climate change, Jul 20 [14]

June[edit]

Mayors of 7,400 cities vow to meet Obama's climate commitments, Jun 28 [15]

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New York City: New York’s new climate program includes making friends — seriously. Here’s why. Jun 16 [16]

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Climate action USA: The fight against climate change: four cities leading the way in the Trump era, Jun 13 [17]

Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord, Jun 1 [18]

May[edit]

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Mapped: How ‘embodied’ footprints compare across Europe, May 31 [19]

Mapped: Climate change laws around the world, May 11 [20]

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Africa: Week 1 of #GDMAfrica2017, May 8 [21]

April[edit]

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India news: 9-year-old girl files lawsuit against Indian Government over failure to take ambitious climate action, Apr 1 [22]

March[edit]

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Climate action USA: Sharp drop in US emissions keeps global levels flat, Mar 17 [23]

The biggest doctors' groups in America have joined the climate change fight, Mar 15 [24]

The 100 Things We Need To Do To Reverse Global Warming, Mar 13 [25]

Carbon dioxide levels now rising at record speed, Mar 10 [26]

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Renewable energy spike led to sharp drop in emissions in Australia, Mar 9 [27]

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6 Filipinas fighting for climate justice, Mar 8 [28]

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Victory in South Africa’s first climate change court case! Mar 8 [29]

Climate change battles are increasingly being fought, and won, in court, Tessa Khan, Mar 8 [30]

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Sweden: From recycling royalty to smart buildings, Stockholm mayor takes on climate change, Mar 6 [31]

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Climate action UK: UK carbon emissions fell 6% in 2016 after record drop in coal use, Mar 6 [32]

February[edit]

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Spain: 10 propuestas sevillanas para luchar contra el cambio climático, Feb 26 [33]

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Netherlands invests €1m in global climate adaptation centre, Feb 8 [34]

January[edit]

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California news: Cool Block Shows How Neighborhoods Can Create Climate Resilience, Jan 11 [35]


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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Climate action and is for news and comment in that global or international context.

Comment[edit]

When Climate Change Becomes a Credit Problem, Dec 13 [36]

I shut down an oil pipeline – because climate change is a ticking bomb, Emily Johnston, Nov 24 [37]

COP23: Where is the place for community-led initiatives? Nov 13 [38]

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope', Nov 8 [39]

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Climate action UK: UK climate change masterplan – the grownups have finally won, Oct 12 [40]

Governments face 'wave of legal action' over climate change inaction as natural disasters worsen, activists warn, Aug 29 [41]

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Texas: Harvey Is What Climate Change Looks Like, Aug 28 [42]

Got #ClimateHope? 99 Reasons To Keep Fighting for Our Future, Aug 11 [43]

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Climate action UK: Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals, Martin Lukacs, Jul 17 [44]

101 ways to fight climate change and support the Paris agreement, Jun 7 [45]

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This beer kills pipelines, Jun 7 [46]

Can global warming really be reversed? Maybe so, and Paul Hawken shows how, May 4 [47]

The Question I Get Asked the Most, Apr 4 [48]

An open letter from Bangladesh to the American people, Mar 30 [49]

Why I think there's still hope for the climate in 2017, Adam Levy, Mar 19 [50]

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Climate action USA: This climate lawsuit could change everything. No wonder the Trump administration doesn't want it going to trial, Mar 9 [51]

There is Really Only One Way to Come to Grips with the Climate Crisis, Feb 28 [52]

See also[edit]


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