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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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Climate summit’s pledges on carbon cuts ‘won’t avert global disaster’

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Guardian/Observer - Pledges at this year’s climate summit to cut carbon emissions are likely to fall far short of the targets needed to avoid heating the planet by more than 2C. That is the stark conclusion of a report by a team led by British economist Nicholas Stern.
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Human-induced climate change undermines rights: UN

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: jakarta Post - The deputy high commissioner for human rights, Flavia Pansieri, has said human-induced climate change is not only an assault on the world’s shared ecosystem but also weakens people’s rights in various fields.
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Can solar transform the energy market? (blog)

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:04
Source: Financial Times -
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Arctic sea ice near its all-time minimum low and could break previous record

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:04
Source: Independent - Sea ice in the Arctic is near its all-time minimum for the end of winter and could break the previous record within the next two weeks if it fails to grow, according to the latest satellite data.
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NREL Tool Finds Effective Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage Configurations

NREL - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:00
The Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has used the Battery Lifetime Analysis and Simulation Tool (BLAST) to confirm that energy storage for demand-charge management can deliver attractive economic benefits. The analysis paired recent utility rate structures with historic data on solar photovoltaic electricity generation and commercial facility loads to evaluate 6,860 unique scenarios. The results revealed that, in the absence of incentives, small battery systems reducing peak demand by 2.5 percent offer the most attractive return on investment.
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“Second wave” of climate pledges to UN deal expected in September

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - New analysis shows a third of 81 surveyed countries have not started work yet on contribution to Paris pac
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Economics: Support low-carbon investment

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: Nature - Markets and governments are converging to address climate change. As scientific evidence and government actions strengthen, investors and financiers are reducing the exposure of their portfolios to risks from rising greenhouse-gas emissions.
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Europe blazes trail against climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: NewScientist - AS CHAOS from climate change ramps up in the coming decades, making floods, droughts and heatwaves commonplace, Europe will be ready. So says the European Environment Agency, which launched its five-year assessment of the state of Europe's environment in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week
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Global flood toll to triple by 2030

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: BBC - The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years, analysis shows.
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No Doubt, Usher, My Morning Jacket Headlining Global Citizen Earth Day Event

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: Rolling Stone - With the United Nations Climate Change Conference set to begin in Paris later this year, 2015 could mark a pivotal year for environmental policy change
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Shell’s Ollila Says Society Must Find ‘Middle Way’ on Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: Wall Street Journal - Royal Dutch Shell PLC Chairman Jorma Ollila is joining Chief Executive Ben van Beurden in backing efforts to limit carbon emissions ahead of international climate talks in Paris later this year.
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