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Source: EurActiv - Pour la première fois, la vente des quotas de carbone va permettre de financer des projets contre le changement climatique. Parmi les dix-neuf projets sélectionnés par la Commission, deux sont Français
Source: IPS - The 48 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of the worlds poor, want to be an integral part of the U.N.s post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion.
Source: Reuters - Three major international commodity traders bought a total 510,000 African carbon offsets from clean energy project developer ecosur afrique in the first half of 2014, showing some demand still exists for credits from the battered U.N. market.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The United Nations climate change secretariat is planning to enable local governments, companies and individuals to offset their planet-warming emissions using U.N.-certified carbon credits.
Source: BusinessGreen - The EU has announced the latest phase of its Horizon 2020 80bn R&D funding programme, inviting applications for a share of 1.13bn, the majority of which has been earmarked for clean tech projects.
Source: IANS - Against the backdrop of over 190 countries pledging emission cuts for the post-2020 period, the new climate deals must ensure developing countries are granted the required "carbon and development space", India's Economic Survey for 2013-14 said Wednesday.
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Source: Reuters - U.N. climate negotiations have made greater progress towards agreeing a 2015 deal to bind all nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions than the lead-up to the previous attempt in 2009, former U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer told Reuters.
Source: NY Times - Heres what your future will look like if we are to have a shot at preventing devastating climate change.
Source: Financial Times - There was a time when business investments in education, community initiatives, disaster relief or environmental conservation were treated as corporate philanthropy.
Source: Bloomberg - The United Nations left open the option for rich and poor nations to remain divided in their obligations on climate change, setting up a conflict over exactly who should cut greenhouse gases.
Source: RTCC - Countries are converging on what pledges towards a global agreement should look like, say co-chairs of talks
Source: Guardian - The United Nations was presented with a roadmap to avoid a climate catastrophe on Tuesday, prescribing specific actions for the worlds biggest economies to keep warming below 2C.
Source: AFP - Two UN agencies on Tuesday announced they were setting up a joint office to help fight the threat to health from climate change and extreme weather.
Source: Reuters - The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases, bringing the world's two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy.
Source: DeSmogBlog - Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic Church, has taken a very strong stance recently on the need to address climate change, to protect the environment and respect God's creation.
Source: Bernama - The Kenyan government is in the process of reviewing the Forest Act to enable it to conform to the Constitutional requirement of realising 10 per cent forest cover in the country, says Conservation Cabinet Secretary (Minister) Gideon Gathaara.
Source: RTCC - French Foreign Minister says India will be a major player at 2015 Paris summit, backing Modi to deliver a new approach
Source: Financial Times - This years Business in the Communitys Responsible Business awards highlight the sustainability conundrum.