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Carbon Capture

UNFCCC headlines - 12 min 41 sec ago
Source: New Yorker - Has climate change made it harder for people to care about conservation?
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A provincial problem: Putting a price on carbon

UNFCCC headlines - 12 min 42 sec ago
Source: Globe and Mail - Montreal’s Biothermica Technologies Inc. clinched a deal earlier this month to sell $860,000 worth of carbon credits – generated by reducing methane emissions at a coal mine in Alabama – to an unnamed California buyer who needed them to meet the state’s climate regulations.
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This music school is lit by solar energy

UNFCCC headlines - 12 min 44 sec ago
Source: The Hindu - Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya, which is teaching music to children from downtrodden families, has emerged as a campus fully dependent on solar energy.
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Federal government commits to global accord on climate

UNFCCC headlines - 12 min 47 sec ago
Source: The Age - The Abbott government has committed Australia to joining the next big global climate pact.
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US to submit plans to fight global warming; most others delay

UNFCCC headlines - 12 min 51 sec ago
Source: Reuters - The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating work on a global climate deal due in December.
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

UNFCCC headlines - 12 min 56 sec ago
Source: AP - The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
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Mexico sets 25 pct pollution cut by 2030 for climate talks

UNFCCC headlines - 13 min 2 sec ago
Source: AP - Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging Friday to cut greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutants 25 percent by 2030.
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Vanuatu needs compensation, not charity (opinion)

UNFCCC headlines - 13 min 9 sec ago
Source: eco-business.com - It’s time to get serious about compensation for ‘loss and damage’ from climate change, lobal lead on issues of climate change and resilience for ActionAid international, Harjeet Singh.
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Green Climate Fund accredits ADB to receive project finance for Asia-Pacific region

UNFCCC headlines - 13 min 17 sec ago
Source: Greentech Lead - The Asian Development Bank has become the first multilateral development bank accredited to get financing from the Green Climate Fund.
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Dubai buildings must use green concrete

UNFCCC headlines - 13 min 26 sec ago
Source: Khaleej Time - Hours after switching off lights for Earth Hour, Dubai on Sunday announced its decision to switch to green concrete to make its ever-expanding built-up areas healthier and more sustainable.
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Earth Hour lights-out seeks to illuminate climate plight

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: AFP - Hundreds of landmarks from Paris' Eiffel Tower to the Seattle Space Needle will dim their lights on Saturday, as people around the world go briefly off-grid to mark Earth Hour with candlelight and barbecues.
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Stronger thunderstorms driving rise in tropical rainfall: study

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - An increase in strong thunderstorms could be responsible for greater rainfall in the tropics as a result of climate change, new research says.
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Study shows acceleration in decline of Antarctic ice shelves

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Reuters - Satellite data from 1994 to 2012 reveals an accelerating decline in Antarctica's massive floating ice shelves, with some shrinking 18 percent, in a development that could hasten the rise in global sea levels, scientists say.
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2C climate change target ‘utterly inadequate’

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: RTCC - Leading scientist warns the world’s poor are not safe under internationally agreed limit on temperature rise
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Green Climate Fund names 7 intermediaries to channel cash

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: RTCC - National bodies in Senegal and Peru, non-profit investors Acumen and the Pacific’s SPREP approved to disburse funds
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Leaders of European cities make pledge to tackle climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - Representatives of 30 cities gather in Paris to sign declaration that will also commit them to use their €10bn purchasing power to buy eco-friendly
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Les métropoles européennes réunies à Paris pour le climat

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Le Monde - « Je vous demande de vous mobiliser autant que possible pour que la pression puisse être exercée autant que nécessaire », a lancé, jeudi 26 mars, à quelques mois de la conférence sur le climat, le président François Hollande aux élus de 32 capitales et grandes agglomérations européennes réunies à Paris à l’initiative de la maire Anne Hidalgo, et du maire de Rome Ignazio Marino. L’enjeu : arriver à un « accord global et contraignant » en décembre.
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Drought Draught: it's the taste of climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Fairfax Media - Australia is facing a crisis, headed towards a future where beer will be decidedly average and climate change will literally leave us with a bad taste in our mouths. A time when artificial supplements are the norm and water restrictions a way of life.
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Large fall in UK greenhouse gas emissions of over 8% last year

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - The biggest fall in emissions since 1990 saw carbon dioxide output drop by almost a tenth while energy from renewable sources rose to a record high of almost 20% of electricity, government figures show
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Ghana inaugurates REDD+ Gender sub-working Group

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:14
Source: Ghana News Agency - Ghana has inaugurated a cross-sectoral REDD+ Gender sub-working group to enhance women’s participation and contribution to the forestry sector.
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