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Solar Impulse plane lands in China

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: BBC - Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, has completed the fifth leg of its round-the-world flight.
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Global warming and drought are turning the Golden State brown

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: Guardian - Another study finds that drought will hit California hard as the planet keeps warming
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Study: Global warming causes more global warming

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: CBS - It is bad enough that warming temperatures are being blamed for the drought in California or melting sea ice in the Arctic.
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An Islander's Bid to Be the World's First Climate Refugee

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: Bloomberg - As Tropical Cyclone Pam ripped through the South Pacific earlier this month, Ioane Teitiota was 2,600 miles away in New Zealand checking Facebook for updates from friends and relatives back in Kiribati, a string of coral atolls about halfway between Australia and Hawaii.
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Britain tells Japan to aim for 40% reduction on greenhouse gases

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: Asahi Shimbun - Britain has urged Japan to set an ambitious target in cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
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Rich nations' fossil fuel export funding dwarfs green spend-documents

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - Rich nations provided around five times as much in export subsidies for fossil-fuel technology as for renewable energy over a decade, according to OECD data seen by Reuters.
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Climate change could disturb marine life for millennia

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:34
Source: AFP - Climate change may lead to disturbances in marine life that will take thousands of years to recover from, not hundreds of years as previously thought, researchers said Monday.
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Carbon Capture

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:14
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 - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:54
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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