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Green for green: Obama administration announces $500M contribution to the United Nations Green Climate Fund:

Obama Administration Gives $500M to UN Climate Change Fund

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Just a week and a half into 2017, you may have already abandoned your resolutions to hit the gym, read more, or eat better. So why not replace them with a resolution (or five) for a happier, healthier planet?

5 Climate Resolutions for 2017

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In his last week as President, Barack Obama argues for the 'irreversible momentum of clean energy':

The Irreversible Momentum of Clean Energy

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Solar is on track to become the cheapest power on Earth...in less than a decade:

Solar Could Beat Coal to Become the Cheapest Power on Earth

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Two clean energy projects in #India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu are world leaders in both their scale and innovation, Roger Harrabin reports for The Guardian:

India's Double First in Climate Battle

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As #2016 comes to a close, the United Nations Foundation reviews 12 top moments for #climateaction and the #ParisAgreement:

A Year of Climate Action: 12 Top Moments for the Paris Agreement

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Just what is the #polarvortex, anyway? Tatiana Schlossberg unpacks the chilling phenomenon for The New York Times:

Feeling a Chill? Blame the Polar Vortex. And Global Warming.

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Today marks one year since the adoption of the #ParisAgreement. 12 top moments from this year of #climateaction:

UN Foundation - A Year of Climate Action on Exposure

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#24HoursofReality is live! Tune in now as Climate Reality takes us around the world to highlight global climate solutions --
The time for talk is over. Let’s make climate solutions a reality. Tune into Climate Reality's #24HoursofReality today starting at 6pm ET: 24HoursofReality.org
The global consensus on climate change and the SDGs has been breathtaking in its speed and breadth, but the promise of this consensus is made through action, writes United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin:

Making change decisive

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In a meeting with top scientists today, Pope Francis urged world leaders not to delay or impede action on the #ParisAgreement and other agreements on the environment:

Pope Urges World Leaders Not to Hobble Climate Change Pact

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While countries presented united front to act upon commitments made in #ParisAgreement, relatively few concrete targets set to help poor nations adapt to growing climate change:

Foundations Laid to Roll out Paris Accord but Poor Short-Changed

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Ken Berlin, CEO of Climate Reality, is live at the SDG Media Zone. Learn what role civil society to play in climate action. #EarthToMarrakech
How can innovative ideas transform the way we address climate change? Tune in as the 2016 Momentum Change Solutions award winners from around the world share their inspiring action for the planet #EarthToMarrakech
What can the world's first fuel-free flight around the world teach us about innovation for climate action? Tune in now for a live conversation with Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard for #EarthToMarrakech!
We're live at the #COP22 climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco! As world leaders meet to discuss our shared future, we're sending a message, from #EarthToMarrakech: Leaders have made commitments -- now it's time to act!
The historic #ParisAgreement on climate change has entered into force! Have we saved the world? Not yet. But in realizing this first-ever universal climate accord, we may have saved our chance to save the world if we act now.

As leaders prepare to meet in Morocco to discuss our shared future at #COP22, we’re sending a message, from #EarthToMarrakech: The world has made climate commitments,...
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The day is here -- the #ParisAgreement has entered into effect!

What better day to reflect on the years of growing climate action, and the work still to come? #COP22 #EarthToMarrakech

Growing Climate Action

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#EarthToMarrakech: Medellín's metropolitan green belt fights urban sprawl through park land:

Global Challenge, Global Solutions: Medellín's Metropolitan Green Belt

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