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Source: CNN - As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting up miniature speedways on the living room carpet so that he could race his favorite slot cars up and down the electric tracks.
Source: Radio FmBolivia - En apego a la Ley Marco de la Madre Tierra y Desarrollo Integral Para Vivir Bien, el Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua convocó a la población a generar políticas nacionales sobre temas enmarcados en el cambio climático, informaron el lunes fuentes oficiales.
Source: Travel Daily Media - The UNWTO has hailed the success of a project in Indonesia designed to support tourism and fight climate change.
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Source: NY Times - A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday.
Source: ABC Australia - Economic growth may struggle to meet the needs of a global population set to hit 9.5 billion by 2050.
Source: The Hindu - The total forest cover in India has grown from 20.2 per cent to 21.3 per cent, said S.K. Khanduri, Inspector-General of Forests, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).
Source: Xinhua - Swedish Energy Agency has committed itself to acquiring Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from eight Clean Development Mechanism programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Agency's latest press release.
Source: Philippine Information Agency - As each region, province, city or municipality has distinct landscape and vulnerability, forging stronger ties between the national government and local government units is the best disaster risk reduction strategy for the country.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer - Given that powerful storms have become the new normal, President Aquino on Sunday urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to deal with climate change as one community.
Source: Bernama - When it comes to dealing with the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, Caribbean countries are letting it be known that the "one size fits all "strategy is not for them.
Source: Reuters - President Barack Obama on Friday will announce executive orders to increase the use of solar panels, boost energy efficiency in federal buildings and train more people to work in the renewable energy field, the White House said.
Source: RTCC - World leaders will gather in New York in September for a much hyped Climate Summit. Are they ready?
Source: Arab Times - As local demand for oil increased by 67% over the past decade, Kuwait has pushed to implement a strategic sustainability initiative that seeks to generate 2,000MW of renewable energy by 2030.
Source: Independent - The United Nations top climate change official is calling on the political right to see global warming as a huge business opportunity.
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The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected 17 leaders to participate in its 2014 Executive Energy Leadership program (Energy Execs), which empowers executives to integrate clean energy solutions in their communities.
Source: PTI - Global warming could be responsible for unprecendent heavy rains that is being witnessed this summer in Kerala and wreaked havoc there, a top scientist said on Thursday.
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently recognized the professionals behind the lab’s greatest innovations from the past year during its annual Innovation and Technology Transfer Awards ceremony. The event also celebrated NREL’s commercialization and partnering successes, recognizing the researchers and engineers—including three honorees in the new Rising Stars Award category—who made it happen.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Could a peace and reconciliation process between big climate polluters and their victims be one way to move forward action on climate change?Could a peace and reconciliation process between big climate polluters and their victims be one way to move forward action on climate change?