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Renewable energy sector to attract $200 billion: Piyush Goyal

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 09:19
Source: PTI - India's renewable energy sector is looking at attracting $ 200 billion in investments as several domestic and international firms queue up to tap the potential of green power, the government said today.
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Testing at NREL Aids Solar Power in Hawaii

NREL - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 08:00
Inverter load rejection overvoltage (LRO) tests completed by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory as part of a cooperative research agreement with SolarCity have proven so successful that a testing partner, Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO), has proposed to double its hosting capacity for solar energy.
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Is climate change fuelling war?

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: AFP - For years, scientists and security analysts have warned that global warming looms as a potential source of war and unrest.
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Vast draft text won’t derail Paris talks, says UN climate chief

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: RTCC - Climate diplomats face wading through a huge and rambling set of proposals in their hunt for a UN deal to slow global warming, after officials allowed countries to add extra ideas to a draft text.
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IPCC could conduct annual climate review, says Pachauri

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: RTCC - The UN’s top climate science body should assess countries’ progress in slashing global greenhouse gas emissions every year.
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Obama seeks $2 billion in private dollars for clean energy

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: AP - President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
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Save the trees: New campaign against deforestation launched

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: AP - Since the money raised by governments and corporations hasn't managed to halt the destruction of the world's rainforests - an area the size of Alabama or Greece is lost every year - a new U.S. campaign is now inviting individuals to chip in.
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Burlington, Vermont Becomes First U.S. City to Run On 100% Renewable Electricity

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: EcoWatch - Burlington, Vermont is that state’s largest city, with a population of 42,000 people. It describes itself as “forward-thinking” which is what you’d expect from a city that once elected Senator Bernie Sanders as its mayor. So it’s no surprise that it recently became the first U.S. city of any decent size to run entirely on renewable electricity.
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Investments in African schools, health and other infrastructure exposed to climate risks

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Investments in African schools, healthcare and other infrastructure are at risk from the long-term impacts of global warming because governments and businesses are not considering climate information in their plans, researchers have warned.
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Scientists urge global 'wake-up call' to deal with climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: Guardian - Climate change has advanced so rapidly that work must start on unproven technologies now, admits US National Academy of Science
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Climat : 80% des Français attribuent le réchauffement à l'homme

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: RTL (France) - Une grande majorité de Français estime que l'homme est responsable du réchauffement climatique.
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S. Korean carbon market numb in first month

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 09:34
Source: Yonhap - As widely expected, South Korea's carbon market had thin trading in the first month of opening due in large part to a lack of confidence and the reluctance of affected companies to actively join the new trading scheme, data showed on Wednesday.
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NREL Takes First In-Depth Look at Solar Project Completion Timelines

NREL - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 08:00
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has gathered and analyzed data for more than 30,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) installations across the United States to better understand how interconnection regulations align with actual project completion timelines. The findings indicate that interconnection process delays are common, and can range from several days to months. Streamlining the application review and final authorization processes can ultimately benefit utilities and solar consumers by reducing the time and cost associated with going solar.
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Rich world helping bankroll export of coal technology-data

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Rich nations provided nearly $15 billion over a decade from 2003 to 2013 to fund exports of coal-fired power plant and coal mining technology, data seen by Reuters shows, defying calls to end subsidies for the most polluting of the fossil fuels.
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'Loss & damage' issue brings developing countries together

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: Business Standard - Climate change negotiations started at Geneva on Sunday, working to draw the rough blueprint for the global Paris agreement, which will be agreed upon by the end of the year.
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Geneva climate meeting kicks off with updated negotiating text

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: BusinessGreen - The first UN climate meeting of the year kicked off in Geneva yesterday, amid fresh calls for diplomats to ensure an ambitious global agreement is reached at December's Paris Summit and a renewed push for the eventual deal to include a commitment to "achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions".
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Ballooning UN climate text risks becoming “unmanageable”

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - UN climate change negotiations risk becoming unmanageable unless countries start cutting down a rapidly expanding set of proposals for a global deal
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EU to exert 'maximum pressure' in seeking emissions cuts

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - The European Union will exert "maximum pressure" to extract by June at the latest pledges from major economies to cut greenhouse-gas emissions, a document seen by Reuters says.
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Will Companies Solve Climate Change Before Countries? (blog)

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
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A 23-year experiment finds surprising global warming impacts already underway

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: Guardian - A new paper published in Global Change Biology summarizes the results of a 23-year experiment monitoring how global warming is impacting certain ecosystems.
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