Newsdesk to January 20

UN: Latin America’s indigenous women at center of climate change issue. Indigenous women can play a key role in adapting agriculture and diet to cope with climate change, said the FAO, However, women suffer the most as wage levels for indigenous women are often four times less than those for men, said the United Nations’ food agency – Reuters

  • Growing populations, climate change leave cities on track to water deficits – DailyClimate
  • NASA: 5 hottest years have all occurred since 2010 – ThinkProgress
  • BP Deepwater Horizon costs balloon to $65 billion – Reuters
  • Study finds that global warming exacerbates refugee crises – Guardian
  • Extreme weather the biggest global threat facing humanity – Independent
  • A long-simmering factor in Iran protests: climate change – LATimes
  • Australians exceeded 1 GW of rooftop solar panels for the first time in 2017 – SMH
  • The Chinese coal city that electrified its entire taxi fleet – ClimateChangeNews
  • Oregon considers cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions – SeattleTimes
  • Trudeau government explains mammoth new law to make polluters pay – NationalObserver