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Study confirms that Gabon is the largest stronghold for critically endangered African forest elephants   
November 19, 2021
Source: EurekAlert! - The most comprehensive survey conducted of elephant numbers in the Central African nation of Gabon since the late 1980s has found elephants occurring in higher numbers than previously thought.
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5 “blue forests” that are vital to life on Earth   
November 19, 2021
Source: unep.org - These ecosystems, which run the gamut from mangroves to seagrasses, provide people with food, buffer coastal communities from storms and help regulate the climate.
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Markey Amendment Would Redirect 1% of Funds From 'Bloated' Pentagon to Address Climate Crisis   
November 19, 2021
Source: Common Dreams - Ed Markey of Massachusetts filed an amendment Thursday that would cut the Senate's proposed $768 billion Pentagon budget by 1% and invest the resulting savings in global programs aimed at helping low-income nations build...
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Wanted - A Champion to Rally Support for Billion-Dollar Potential of Local Green Banks/ Funds in Africa   
November 19, 2021
Source: AllAfrica.com - Press Release - Over the past few years, Green Banks have financed low-carbon projects worth billions of dollars, using blended financing, leveraging multiple private dollars per public dollar of financing.
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Solar installation to cut energy consumption   
November 19, 2021
Source: The Jamaica Observer - ENERGY consumption at six pubic hospitals is expected to decline by 22 per cent annually following the installation of solar energy and renewable energy systems at the facilities. Under the Deployment of Renewable Energy and...
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Wanted: A champion to rally support for billion-dollar potential of Local Green Banks/ Funds in Africa   
November 18, 2021
Source: publicnow.com - Green Banks have financed low-carbon projects worth billions of dollars, using blended financing, leveraging multiple private dollars per public dollar of financing. To date, the Green Bank Network, launched at COP21 in 2015,
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What does COP26 mean for adaptation'   
November 18, 2021
Source: unep.org - As COP26 came to a close, news agencies and bloggers ploughed through the Glasgow Climate Pact to make sense of the commitments made to reducing greenhouse gas. But larg
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Half-Hearted Financing Efforts at COP 26 Climate Conference   
November 17, 2021
Source: The Financial Express on MSN.com - Scaling up of finance is badly needed to accelerate ambitious climate mitigation and adaptation action in developing countries.
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The breakdown: What is in the Glasgow Climate Pact'   
November 16, 2021
Source: climatechangenews.com - At Cop26 in Glasgow, countries agreed to call out coal, double adaptation finance and finalise rules for carbon trading, in a bid to 'keep 1.5C alive'
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PH, other Asian nations highlight green funding benefits for developing countries   
November 15, 2021
Source: Gov - The Philippines, through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), led Asian nations in the second climate fund replenishment talks to particularly seek funding support for developing countries to meet the 2030...
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