This week in climate news - 26 June 2016

The most popular articles from the past week.

A Swiss role beyond carbon cutting

Since the Swiss are responsible for only 0.1% of today’s global greenhouse gas emissions, Switzerland’s real contribution to the global warming fight may be the wealth and technology that it could contribute to help other countries deal with the effects of climate change. »
21 June 2016, 13:20 - swissinfo - Search similar - Email

EU needs significant fall in road pollution to meet targets

European Union greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2014 to their lowest level since 1990, although the bloc said more diesel vehicles had increased carbon dioxide on its roads and significant cuts were needed. »
21 June 2016, 16:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

UN report finds Caribbean region must boost efforts to prepare for increased drought

Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean, so countries in the region must enhance their capabilities to deal with this and other extreme weather-related challenges to ensure food security and hunger eradication, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said in a new report. »
22 June 2016, 22:20 - UN - Search similar - Email

New York City Could See Thousands of Heat Deaths by 2080

A changing climate will put New Yorkers at risk of overheating, according to a new study -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
24 June 2016, 00:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Trader Joe's reaches settlement over Clean Air Act violation claims

Grocery chain agrees to reduce leakage of hydrochlorofluorocarbons and pay $500,000 fine after US officials claim it did not promptly repair refrigerators. Trader Joe’s agreed on Tuesday to reduce its stores’ greenhouse gas emissions and pay a $500,000 penalty to settle claims from the federal government that the grocery chain had violated the Clean Air Act. »
21 June 2016, 21:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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