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Twist on carbon footprinting ‘could unblock’ UN climate talks

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 09:24
Source: RTCC - Scientists have proposed a new way of counting countries’ carbon emissions that redraws the map of responsibility for climate change.
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Building power and water infrastructure capability in South Africa

REEEP - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 15:56

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has identified opportunities for the South African city of Durban to increase its use of renewable energy, while at the same time driving down water infrastructure operating costs. Entura received a grant from the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), an international non-profit organisation, to identify opportunities to install mini-hydro (100kW to 1MW) on existing water supply infrastructure. The opportunities identified would enable generation of energy from renewable sources without the need for large and costly new infrastructure.

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Boat schools bring classroom to Bangladesh's flood-hit children

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:24
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Anna Akter, a nine-year-old student at a floating school in Bangladesh's remote Natore district, says she might have missed out on her education during annual monsoon floods without her boat-based classroom.
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African ministers back 1.5C warming goal for Paris summit

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:24
Source: RTCC - African environment ministers have reaffirmed their commitment to limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre industrial levels, placing them on collision course with the US and EU.
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EU Nations to Discuss Carbon Market Reserve Proposal Tomorrow

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:24
Source: Bloomberg - European Union member states meet Tuesday to hold their first talks on a compromise proposal for carbon-market reform.
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What to watch for in U.S. climate plan for Paris

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:24
Source: Reuters - Obama administration will unveil how it plans to reduce carbon emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent below 2005 levels within a decade, the core of the negotiating position it will take to global climate talks Paris this December.
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Paris Fashion Week: bonkers scenes on the catwalk mark business as usual for Vivienne Westwood

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
Source: London Evening Standard - The fight against climate change cannot be halted - not even its leading campaigner Vivienne Westwood.
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The World Of Energy Is Getting Diversified (comment)

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
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A changing climate could be destroying Chile's mummies

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
Source: Washington Post - Some seven millennia ago or more, a group of people called the Chinchorro lived along the coasts of northern Chile and southern Peru. Their lives revolved around fishing from the rich Pacific waters, even as a uniquely arid desert — the Atacama — lay inland behind them.
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Byron Bay first regional Australian city to commit to zero emissions

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
Source: Guardian - Byron shire says it aims to be a ‘zero emissions community’ within 10 years by upgrading public transport, improving agriculture and retrofitting buildings
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Solar-power plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:04
Source: AP - With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.
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Developed countries urged to take lead in climate change actions

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:44
Source: Guardian - Thousands of climate change protesters gather in central London on Saturday to urge strong action at the Paris climate conference in December.
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'Man-made' climate change a major woman's problem

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: AFP - Men and women may not always be on the same footing but you would think both sexes would be equal in the face of gigantic floods, typhoons or droughts. Think again.
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Developed countries urged to take lead in climate change actions

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Xinhua - Developed countries should take the lead and offer more capital and technological assistance to developing countries amid the world's efforts to tackle climate change, a senior official said Saturday.
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Qatar Highlights National Strategy to Address Global Warming

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: MENAFN-QNA - Qatar has adopted a national program for food security and a national strategy that aims to secure the country's needs of food in a bid to reduce the impact of climate change on the right to food
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Solar-power plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: AP - With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.
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Lured by marriage promises, climate victims fall into trafficking trap

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - When the handsome young man came courting her, Sunetra could not believe her luck.
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