Newsdesk to March 3

Women at the front can help defeat global warming. Cities will be the battleground and women can be effective warriors on the frontlines in the fight against climate change, activists and leaders said at the Women4Climate conference organised by C40, a global alliance of cities, in Mexico City – Reuters

  • Banks still funding fossil fuels – RenewableEnergyWorld
  • Nuclear waste mountains keep on growing – ClimateNewsNetwork
  • Climate change pushing weather extremes ‘off the scale’, says global cities group – Reuters
  • Scientists stunned by off-the-charts Arctic temperatures, record-low sea ice – EcoWatch
  • More than 100 cities now mostly powered by renewable energy – Guardian
  • German ban on diesel cars – Independent   (Also Rome to ban diesel cars – Independent)
  • Europe endures freezing conditions from Siberian system deaths rose to as many as 55 – BBC
  • China beats 2017 coal-fired power capacity reduction target – Reuters