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Source: Bernama - Experts said it is vital for children to actively participate and contribute to decisions and plans concerning climate change, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
Source: Business Recorder - The European Union announced Wednesday sweeping new guidelines to curtail state support for renewable energy production, while still allowing governments to shield energy-intensive industries from high power bills.
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Source: Wall Street Journal - A key United Nations report is expected to suggest that governments will have to drastically reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to meet international goals to reduce the impact of global warming.
Source: ITAR-TASS - Latvia has spoken in favour of Polands idea to create a European energy union, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma told a joint news conference with Polish head of government Donald Tusk on Wednesday.
Source: RTCC - World Bank and Merrill Lynch among those working on Climate Finance Lab to speed up $100bn fundraising goal
Source: CBS News - You probably don't think much, if at all, about palm oil -- but the versatile vegetable oil can be found in more than half of all packaged products used by American consumers -- including lipsticks, soaps, shampoos and even ice cream.
Source: GreenBiz - The world's first net-zero energy skyscraper soon will grace the center of Jakarta, Indonesia the Pertamina Energy Tower.
Source: Reuters - Sweden has agreed to buy at least 4 million U.N.-backed carbon credits at above market rates from projects that will distribute more than half a million household cookers across African nations, the government said on Wednesday.
Source: Bloomberg - Wind-power installations will climb to a record this year, driven by resurgent U.S. demand and growth in developing nations from Brazil to China, the Global Wind Energy Council predicted.
Source: Financial Times - Heavy industry won significant concessions at the expense of consumers on Wednesday in new EU guidelines on state energy subsidies that green groups fear will undermine the growth of renewables.
Source: AFP - La nouvelle ministre de l'Ecologie et de l'Energie, Ségolène Royal, a fixé mercredi ses quatre "grands chantiers", réaffirmant que le dossier de la "transition énergétique" était "une des priorités" du gouvernement Valls.
Source: New Straits Times - The creation of a 'People-Centred Asean' will be the central element and overarching theme of Malaysias chairmanship of Asean next year.
Source: Christian Science Monitor - In the Arctic, where, thanks to global warming, permafrost is failing to live up to its name, more organic material is becoming available, and this could spell even more global warming.
Source: Philippine News Agency - The onset of the rainy season and the typhoons that come with it have understandably elicited apprehension among many Filipinos who fear another supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) may visit them.
Source: Financial Times - A White House climate initiative has boosted a quixotic search for the cow of the future, a next-generation creature whose greenhouse gas emissions would be cut by anti-methane pills, burp scanners and gas backpacks.
Source: Reuters - Poland's government approved a long-awaited draft law on Tuesday that lays out new long-term subsidies for renewable energy, aiming to cut costs to consumers as well as help the coal-reliant country meet EU climate targets.
Source: Wall Street Journal - Fred Krupp goes about his business as head of the Environmental Defense Fund by applying leverage where the interests of business and the environment intersect. He sat down with The Wall Street Journal's John Bussey to discuss climate change.
Source: Reuters - Many nations want a draft U.N. report to tone down prospects for sucking greenhouse gases from the air to help fix global warming, reckoning the technologies are risky, documents seen by Reuters show.
Source: BBC - The world needs a Plan B on climate change because politicians are failing to reduce carbon emissions, according to a UN report. It warns governments if they overshoot their short-term carbon targets they will have to cut CO2 even faster in the second half of the century to keep climate change manageable.