Source: RTCC - Five days of intensive international climate diplomacy involving the worlds leading greenhouse gas emitters get underway on Saturday in Paris.
Source: Reuters - La limitation du réchauffement climatique à 2° Celsius est possible mais seulement si d'importants progrès technologiques sont réalisés et si les principaux pays émetteurs adoptent des politiques ambitieuses sur le carbone, selon un rapport remis jeudi à Laurent Fabius.
Source: Forbes - When it was completed in 2013, the London Array was the largest offshore wind farm in the world, designed to produce a gigawatt of electricity.
Source: Guardian - A meeting room in Geneva may seem a world away from the rural reaches of Africa and Asia, but the process that began at World Trade Organisation (WTO) headquarters earlier this week could affect millions around the globe.
Source: Cleantechnica - A new report from analysts Clean Energy Pipeline has shown that global clean energy investment totaled $66.2 billion in the second quarter of 2014, the highest total since the end of 2012
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Source: Guardian - The top 15 emitter countries could make deep cuts to emissions while also tripling economic output, according to the study
Source: Reuters - Donations of U.N.-backed carbon credits to help reduce the carbon footprint of the World Cup in Brazil have surpassed the half million mark, the local government said on Thursday.
Source: ABC Radio Australia - Four of the smallest coral atoll nations in the world have agreed to form a united front when taking part in in negotiations and summits on climate change.
A growth system that can produce thin solar cells quickly and at low cost, and an ultra-efficient supercomputer platform – both developed or advanced by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and its partners – have been named among this year’s most significant innovations by R&D Magazine.
Source: Prensa Latina - Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says Caribbean countries and other small island developing states (SIDS) are becoming increasingly susceptible to climate change and steps have to be taken to reduce this vulnerability.
Source: AP - China and the United States took small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change on Wednesday, but the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon emitters remain significantly apart over a wider global plan to cut emissions.
Source: Reuters - China's Tianjin has extended the deadline for its biggest carbon producers to comply with the city's emissions trading scheme a second time, giving companies two more weeks to hand over permits to the government.
Source: EurActiv - Pour la première fois, la vente des quotas de carbone va permettre de financer des projets contre le changement climatique. Parmi les dix-neuf projets sélectionnés par la Commission, deux sont Français
Source: IPS - The 48 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of the worlds poor, want to be an integral part of the U.N.s post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion.
Source: Reuters - Three major international commodity traders bought a total 510,000 African carbon offsets from clean energy project developer ecosur afrique in the first half of 2014, showing some demand still exists for credits from the battered U.N. market.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The United Nations climate change secretariat is planning to enable local governments, companies and individuals to offset their planet-warming emissions using U.N.-certified carbon credits.
Source: BusinessGreen - The EU has announced the latest phase of its Horizon 2020 80bn R&D funding programme, inviting applications for a share of 1.13bn, the majority of which has been earmarked for clean tech projects.
Source: IANS - Against the backdrop of over 190 countries pledging emission cuts for the post-2020 period, the new climate deals must ensure developing countries are granted the required "carbon and development space", India's Economic Survey for 2013-14 said Wednesday.