With India, E.U. Ratification, Paris Agreement Will Enter into Force; Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti
October 7, 2016
NPR (10/2) said India ratified the Paris Agreement on October 2, becoming the 62nd country to do so.
The Washington Post (10/4) said the E.U. Parliament voted to ratify the Paris Agreement and that with E.U. ratification the agreement would have enough global support to enter into force.
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, International Business Times (10/4) reported on how projected climate change impacts, such as more severe hurricanes, will affect Haiti.
The New York Times (10/3) said reported levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose above 400 parts per million and are likely to stay that way for the indefinite future, according to an announcement from Scripps.
Reuters (10/4) said cities around the world are increasingly forging partnerships with businesses to pursue climate action goals, according to a report by the CDP research group.
The New York Times (10/4) wrote that off-grid solar power is providing electricity for people living in rural areas of Bangladesh, where just one-quarter of the country’s 160 million people has access to reliable energy.
Caribbean 360 (10/2) reported that the USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program is partnering with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association to improve energy efficiency of the region’s hotel sector.
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