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17 March headlines
Climate change aggravating cyclone damage, scientists say
Scientists say the devastation caused by Pam, the most powerful cyclone to hit the South Pacific since records began, was aggravated by climate change. However, the effect the changing climate is having on tropical storms remains unresolved. Guardian.
Oxford’s postponed divestment decision faces protest
Former students occupied an Oxford building on Monday to protest the university’s failure to decide about divesting fund from fossil fuels. The demonstrators said there was no excuse for delaying the decision. BBC.
Europe carbon trade would gain extra $1.1 billion from biomass
European carbon trading will probably bring in as much as an extra €1 billion a year to combat climate change if wood burning power station are included in the system for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. Bloomberg.
Democratic Republic of Congo wants to explore for oil in Virunga national park
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s prime minister has said that his government wants to find a way to explore for oil in the Virunga national part, a Unesco world heritage site, and will engage in negotiation with the UN body to “explore judiciously”. Guardian.
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