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UN climate summit set for major carbon pricing announcement

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - The huge number of countries and businesses interested in pricing carbon will become clear at the UN’s forthcoming climate summit, according to a senior World Bank official. Rachel Kyte, the bank’s special envoy for climate change, said the meeting will see a number of states, regions and businesses announcing plans to factor in the costs of burning fossil fuels.
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Kashmir flood disaster worsened by risks being ignored - experts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - JAMMU, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–The worst flooding in as much as a century in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has killed 215 people, washed away homes and businesses, cut off roads and communications and forced India’s Army to wage a large-scale rescue effort, officials say.
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Kashmir flood disaster worsened by risks being ignored - experts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - JAMMU, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–The worst flooding in as much as a century in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has killed 215 people, washed away homes and businesses, cut off roads and communications and forced India’s Army to wage a large-scale rescue effort, officials say.
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Kashmir flood disaster worsened by risks being ignored - experts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - JAMMU, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–The worst flooding in as much as a century in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has killed 215 people, washed away homes and businesses, cut off roads and communications and forced India’s Army to wage a large-scale rescue effort, officials say.
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Personalising climate change through open data and apps

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Guardian - Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data partnerships are creating unique ventures that cross boundaries between business, government and academia. In the US, “datapaloozas” – gatherings focused on creating open data innovations in the areas of health, education, energy and safety across sectors – are popping up all over the place.
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Personalising climate change through open data and apps

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Guardian - Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data partnerships are creating unique ventures that cross boundaries between business, government and academia. In the US, “datapaloozas” – gatherings focused on creating open data innovations in the areas of health, education, energy and safety across sectors – are popping up all over the place.
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World’s Largest Single Rooftop Solar Power Project Commissioned In India

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: Cleantechnica - Indian solar energy companies are fast delivering world-class solar power projects as the market expands based on favorable regulatory and policy outlooks. India’s largest engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company in the solar power market has just commissioned the world’s largest single rooftop solar photovoltaic power project. The 7.52 MW solar power plant has been commissioned in the northern state of Punjab.
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Personalising climate change through open data and apps

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Guardian - Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data partnerships are creating unique ventures that cross boundaries between business, government and academia. In the US, “datapaloozas” – gatherings focused on creating open data innovations in the areas of health, education, energy and safety across sectors – are popping up all over the place.
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Solar Growth Beat Out Natural Gas In First Half Of 2014

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:54
Source: Cleantechnica - New figures from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released earlier this week concluded that natural gas leads solar in terms of new power plant capacity — a fact that is indisputable, but a fact that doesn’t tell the whole story. According to Green Tech Media, who spend a lot of time closely tracking the various energy segments, the real story should be that solar beat out natural gas in terms of new capacity, thanks to the number of small-scale commercial and residential solar projects.
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Development banks pledge to step up climate action

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Reuters - Reuters) - The world's six multilateral development banks promised on Thursday to do more to help emerging nations fight climate change as part of efforts to reinvigorate flagging work on a U.N. deal to limit temperature rises. In a statement before a Sept. 23 summit on global warming to be hosted by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York, the World Bank and other banks said they had delivered $75 billion in financing since they started joint tracking of funds in 2011.
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Kashmir flood disaster worsened by risks being ignored - experts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - JAMMU, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–The worst flooding in as much as a century in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has killed 215 people, washed away homes and businesses, cut off roads and communications and forced India’s Army to wage a large-scale rescue effort, officials say.
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Kashmir flood disaster worsened by risks being ignored - experts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - JAMMU, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–The worst flooding in as much as a century in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has killed 215 people, washed away homes and businesses, cut off roads and communications and forced India’s Army to wage a large-scale rescue effort, officials say.
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Kashmir flood disaster worsened by risks being ignored - experts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - JAMMU, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–The worst flooding in as much as a century in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has killed 215 people, washed away homes and businesses, cut off roads and communications and forced India’s Army to wage a large-scale rescue effort, officials say.
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Climate indicators show renewed signs of El Nino: Australia

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Reuters - Reuters) - The Pacific Ocean has warmed in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, renewing signs of the development of an El Nino weather pattern. The Pacific Ocean has warmed amid weak trade winds. Should the trend continue, more warming toward an El Nino is possible, the bureau said.
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Ozone layer is healing - but we are now contributing to climate change more than ever

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: The Independent - The Earth’s protective ozone layer is slowly recovering, United Nations scientists report, but the unintended knock-on effect is increasing climate change. Successful implementation of the 1987 Montreal Protocol, aimed at reducing Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs) including many chemicals used in aerosol cans and refrigerators, mean the ozone layer is expected to recover to 1980 levels by the middle of this century.
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As Climate Change Hits Home, Americans Call for Action

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Huffington Post - The World Meteorological Organization announced this week that climate change pollution has reached record levels. Carbon pollution alone -- one of the most potent greenhouse gases -- had its biggest spike in 30 years. These measurements tell an alarming story about what is happening in our atmosphere. To understand what they mean here on earth, we just have to look outside the window.
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Personalising climate change through open data and apps

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: The Guardian - Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data partnerships are creating unique ventures that cross boundaries between business, government and academia. In the US, “datapaloozas” – gatherings focused on creating open data innovations in the areas of health, education, energy and safety across sectors – are popping up all over the place.
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Personalising climate change through open data and apps

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: The Guardian - Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data partnerships are creating unique ventures that cross boundaries between business, government and academia. In the US, “datapaloozas” – gatherings focused on creating open data innovations in the areas of health, education, energy and safety across sectors – are popping up all over the place.
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Personalising climate change through open data and apps

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: The Guardian - Government-released open data is fuelling a whole new level of innovation in sustainability. Moving beyond hackathons, today’s climate data partnerships are creating unique ventures that cross boundaries between business, government and academia. In the US, “datapaloozas” – gatherings focused on creating open data innovations in the areas of health, education, energy and safety across sectors – are popping up all over the place.
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Economics: Manufacture renewables to build energy security

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:34
Source: Nature - China's rise to become the world's largest power producer and source of carbon emissions through burning coal is well recognized. But the nation's renewable-energy systems are expanding even faster than its fossil-fuel and nuclear power. China leads the world in the production and use of wind turbines, solar-photovoltaic cells and smart-grid technologies, generating almost as much water, wind and solar energy as all of France and Germany's power plants combined
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