Tensift, Morocco Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. MEP says China a leading country in post-Paris processRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    During a Wednesday debate at the European Parliament on the results of the 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference recently held in Marrakech, Morocco, Member of European Parliament Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy said "China is one of the leading countries in the post-Paris process." Gathered in Strasbourg for their plenary session, MEPs were examining the progress made at COP22 during which, following two weeks of negotiations, nearly 200 countries were heard on Nov. 18 calling for the urgent implementation of the international Paris agreement on climate agreed upon last December.

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  2. Morocco committed to mobilisation momentum during COP22 MandateRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Rabat, Nov 25 Foreign Minister Saleheddine Mezouar has expressed Morocco's commitment to carry on the momentum and mobilisation efforts during its mandate of the 22nd Conference of the Parties in Antananarivo. [NK World] "The Moroccan presidency is committed to perpetuating the momentum and mobilisation efforts during its 2017 mandate of the COP22," Mezouar said during the 32nd session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie on Thursday, MAP news agency reported.

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  3. Stop persecuting Moroccan girls for kissing each otherRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    In Morocco , a case of two teenage girls who are prosecuted because they have kissed each other has led to much outrage. The girls, 16 and 17 years old, are suspected of having had sex with someone of the same sex.

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  4. 365 Businesses and Investors Call On U.S. Leaders to Support Paris Climate AgreementRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    More than 365 businesses and investors, from more than a dozen Fortune 500 firms to small, family-owned businesses across more than 35 states, sent a strong message today to President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump, and other elected U.S. and global leaders, reaffirming their support for the historic Paris Climate Agreement and the need to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy at home and around the world.

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  5. The Latest: 300 US businesses urge Trump to back Paris dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers an address at the COP22 climate change conference in Marrakech, Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016. Kerry made a stirring appeal Wednesday to all countries - including his own - to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying a failure to do so would be a "betrayal of devastating consequences."

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  6. Agriculture and food security at heart of climate change actionRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | World News Report

    Speaking at the high-level action day on agriculture and food security, Graziano da Silva noted that climate change impacts on agriculture - including crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries, land and water - are already undermining global efforts to assure food security and nutrition. With over 90 percent of countries referring to the important role of agriculture in their national plans to adapt to and mitigate climate change, Graziano da Silva stressed that Last year's conference in Paris led to the world's first legally binding global climate deal.

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  7. World Bank Steps Up Climate Funding in Arab WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Speaking at a press conference at the COP 22 global climate summit in Marrakech, World Bank MENA Vice President Hafez Ghanem said the plan would focus on the four priorities of food and water security, sustainable cities adapted to new climate conditions, the transition to low-carbon energy, and the protection of the poorest who are most exposed to the impacts of climate change. Nearly two-thirds of agriculture in the MENA region relies solely on rainfall, which makes it especially vulnerable to changes in temperature and precipitation.

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  8. Kerry: Obama's climate change targets won't be reversedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    MARRAKECH, Morocco - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a stirring appeal today to all countries - including his own - to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying a failure to do so would be a "betrayal of devastating consequences." Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Kerry's speech at the U.N. climate talks was partly aimed at the Republican president-elect who has called global warming a "hoax" and has pledged to "cancel" the Paris deal limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

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  9. RPT-Obama says confident U.S. will continue commitment to NATORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece November 16, 2016. U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece November 16, 2016.

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  10. China calls for expedited fulfillment of climate commitmentsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    China on Wednesday called for faster fulfillment of commitments already made for climate actions before 2020, urging developed countries to revisit and increase their emission cut ambitions. "All parties should speed up the delivery of their pre-2020 commitments in order to build mutual trust as the basis for the post-2020 implementation of the Agreement and enhanced actions," Xie Zhenhua, China's special representative on climate change affairs, told a United Nations conference, referring to the historic Paris Agreement.

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  11. China's low carbon pilots pose better quality growth model: top envoyRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    China is seeing notable progress in its low carbon pilots program, with cities and provinces involved gaining remarkable quality of growths, Xie Zhenhua, China's special representative on climate change affairs, said here Wednesday. China is exploring new-type urbanization and industrialization development to cope with climate change, and low carbon pilots are serving as a crucial part, Xie told an event on the sidelines of a United Nations conference, which will last through Nov. 18. China is currently operating pilot projects in 42 cities and provinces, including 1,000 communities, 51 parks and eight towns, he added.

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  12. In Marrakech, The Sun Unites Us AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Switched

    I often get a shocked reaction when I tell people that I work on environmental issues in the Middle East and North Africa . People often ask me, how can people there prioritise environmental issues in a region known for its conflict? The answer is never quite simple.

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  13. U.S. industrial output unchanged, utilities weighRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Reuters

    Nov 16 U.S. industrial production was unchanged in October, weighed down by a decline in utilities output, data from the Federal Reserve showed on Wednesday. Output for September was revised to show a 0.2 percent decline in output rather than a 0.1 percent increase.

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  14. John Kerry's Antarctica visit highlights a continent, and climate policies, under threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Boston.com

    A group of hikers in red parkas approached a half-dozen seals resting on floating sea ice. The leader of the entourage - Secretary of State John Kerry - raised his arms and ordered everyone to halt.

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  15. IFC supports pioneering solar power complex in MoroccoRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Marrakech, Nov 16 The International Finance Corporation , a member of the World Bank Group, has agreed to a $20 million equity investment in Morocco's ACWA Power, media reported on Wednesday. The ACWA Power has developed the 160 MW NOOR 1 concentrated solar power parabolic trough plant with three-hour storage near Morocco's Ouarzazate.

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  16. Skeptics Crash UN Summit To Issue A Blistering Rebuke Of Climate AlarmismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the UN World Climate Change Conference 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal - RTX2TQ4Q One of America's most prominent global warming skeptics showed up at the United Nations summit in Morocco with a lengthy report challenging the notion the climate is spiraling out of control.

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  17. Spain's Rajoy gets taste of challenges ahead as opposition unitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Reuters

    Spain's opposition parties have scored their first victory against newly reinstated Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, paralyzing an education bill, in a taste of the challenges he will face in his second term. After two inconclusive elections, Rajoy now leads Spain's weakest minority government and will have to piece together support in a hostile and fragmented parliament to pass laws and, most pressingly, design a budget for 2017.

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  18. Ithmar Capital and the World Bank Announce Creation of Green Growth...Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Ithmar Capital and the World Bank Announce Creation of Green Growth Infrastructure Facility, the First Green Fund Dedicated to Africa The World Bank Group and Ithmar Capital, a Moroccan Sovereign Investment Fund, have entered into a memorandum of understanding relating to the establishment of a Green Growth Infrastructure Facility for who are looking for responsible and green investment opportunities. Its aim is to work as a catalyst for the transition of into a green economy by supporting low carbon infrastructure such as clean energy, low carbon transportation and the efficient utilization of water resources.

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  19. World's $100 Billion Climate Pledges May Survive Trump EraRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Industrial nations are looking at how to deliver on a pledge to provide $100 billion a year in climate-related aid even if U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump follows through on his pledge to stop supporting the fight against global warming. Politicians, investors and observers from almost 200 countries gathering in Marrakech, Morocco, on Wednesday will discuss ways to raise money for projects that limit pollution and keep the international fight against climate change on track.

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  20. China's Xi to meet with RenziRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | ANSA.it

    Cagliari, November 16 - Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Sardinia Wednesday on his way from the 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference in the Moroccan city of Marrakech. Xi is scheduled to meet with Italian Premier Matteo Renzi on the island region this evening, after a visit to the ancient Roman and pre-Roman town of Nora this afternoon.

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