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Source: Washington Post - With less than two weeks to go, the Environmental Protection Agency is readying a climate rule for existing power plants that requires a steep reduction in carbon emissions while allowing states and companies broad flexibility in how they limit overall greenhouse gas discharges.
Source: Bloomberg - The Green Climate fund set up as a result of United Nations climate-treaty talks to help finance projects that reduce emissions in poorer nations agreed on a set of rules, paving the way for initial capital to be raised.
Source: Jakarta Post - A Dutch-Indonesian initiative has developed a new system for photovoltaic (PV) solar energy, offering a solution to rapid increases in electricity demand in Indonesia due to the countrys vibrant economic growth and rising prosperity.
Source: Mining Weekly - African mining companies find themselves with an unusually strong case for converting to 100% peak penetration of solar or wind energy rather than implementing partial solutions that bring only small financial and environmental benefits, Siemens Smart Generation Solutions manager Fabrice Nicolas says.
Source: Le Monde - Auditionnée mercredi 21 mai en fin de matinée par la commission d'enquête parlementaire sur les coûts de la filière nucléaire, Ségolène Royal s'est livrée à un vibrant plaidoyer en faveur de la transition énergétique et des énergies renouvelables, tout en écartant la perspective d'un abandon de l'atome.
Source: Radio Vatican - Les jésuites du Cambodge ont lancé un programme visant à neutraliser les émissions de dioxyde de carbone, -principale cause de l'effet de serre-, à destination des jésuites du pays, mais aussi des volontaires et des visiteurs.
Source: FGVces - Um dos desafios da próxima Conferência da ONU sobre Mudanças Climáticas (COP 20), prevista para dezembro em Lima, no Peru, será criar as bases para um novo acordo sobre o tema em 2015, que deve ter resultados por volta de meados do século, afirmou Christiana Figueres, secretária-executiva das Nações Unidas para o clima.
Source: IPS - The law for the defence of Mother Earth passed by Bolivia a year and a half ago has not yet moved from good intentions to concrete action.
Source: InterAksyon.com - As ASEAN nations head for economic integration, environmental protection becomes an imperative.
Source: Guardian - Once the sands in which eggs incubate grow too hot, population could become entirely female risking the reptile's extinction
Source: Bloomberg - Saudi Arabias state-owned oil company is planning to add more solar power, a move to limit domestic fossil-fuel consumption in the worlds biggest exporter of crude.
Source: RTCC - Board agree on risk framework, one of six essential elements that will allow GCF to become operational
Source: Reuters - Climate change is threatening U.S. landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the César Chávez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters - Mountaineering tourism in Nepal faces a threat from global warming as melting glaciers feed the risk of more deadly disasters such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people last month, scientists said on Tuesday.
Source: Financial Times - The corporate green bond market is forecast to reach $20bn this year, double the size of last years issuance, according to Standard & Poors.
Source: Financial Times - The Democratic Republic of Congo has a message for the world: pay us to protect a section of rainforest nearly as big as England or watch it get cut down.
Source: Reuters - A major insurance company is accusing dozens of localities in Illinois of failing to prepare for severe rains and flooding in lawsuits that are the first in what could be a wave of litigation over who should be liable for the possible costs of climate change.
Source: Prensa Latina - Organismos estatales e instituciones cubanas integran el Grupo Nacional de Cambio Climático, para evaluar las medidas de adaptación y mitigación a eventos naturales extremos, informó en La Habana una experta en la materia.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Citing its increasing vulnerability to the impacts of climate change, Bangladesh has sought exemption from quotas and duty for all its exports to the United States.
Source: TIME - Time to stock up on Corn Flakes. Oxfam says at least three of the most popular breakfast cereals are expected to increase in price thanks to the effects of climate change