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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Nestled among hundreds of identical white and brown two-storey homes crammed in this neighbourhood for factory workers is a house with a trick - one not immediately apparent from its green-painted drywall and grey shade panels.
Source: Reuters - The U.S. Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the controversial project to await an administration decision on whether to permit or deny it.
Source: Reuters - China will boost efforts this year to rid itself of a strong addiction to coal in a bid to reduce damaging pollution as well as cut the energy intensity of its economy, which is expected to grow at its lowest rate in 25 years.
Source: Cairo Post - African countries have no historical responsibility for global warming, said President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi Wednesday.
On March 7, Colorado high school students will rack their brains to quickly find answers to rapid-fire questions at the 25th Colorado High School Science Bowl. Competition rounds begin at 9 a.m. and will last until 12:30 p.m., at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO.
Source: Reuters - Nineteen countries, including Germany, Britain and France, have so far handed out a total of around 500 million free European Union carbon permits to industry to cover their 2015 emissions, European Commission data showed on Tuesday.
Source: Boston Globe - In a new chapter in Congresss battle over climate change and how to address it, senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee are dueling over scientific conflicts of interest and academic freedom.
Source: Sun-Sentinel - To raise awareness about climate change, Wellington resident Kathe Thompson walked for eight months across 3,000 miles, from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., with the Great March for Climate Action.
Source: Guardian - Green technology should be as much a focus of tackling climate change as the United Nations negotiations leading up to a crunch conference in Paris this December, the UKs top foreign office adviser on climate said on Tuesday.
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Source: The Australian - A PUSH for Harvard University to divest its massive $36bn endowment of interests in 200 fossil fuel companies is building ahead of two days of civil disobedience scheduled for April.
Source: Bloomberg - China, the worlds biggest carbon emitter, is in discussions to determine a top negotiator for climate talks in Paris at the end of this year.
Source: SciDev.net - More South-East Asian countries are adopting the 2050 Pathways Calculator, a web-based tool to help determine how their energy and related economic strategies will impact on greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris later this year.
Source: BusinessGreen - India is set to double tax on coal production and use the revenues to promote clean energy and electric vehicles
Source: International Business Times - In a blink, trillions of dollars in investments become worthless. Stock markets reel as banks play "hot potato" with once-lucrative assets they now can't unload quickly enough.
Source: RTCC - UN climate chief says visit to typhoon-hit Philippines demonstrates why a deal to curb global warming in Paris is essentia
Source: Gulf News - The first solar flight on a global trip may take off from Abu Dhabi on Saturday (March 7), subject to weather conditions.
Source: Solarenergy.net - Unlike many of its Middle Eastern neighbors, Jordan is not blessed with copious oil and gas resources
Source: Xinhua - Egypt seeks to benefit from the highly-advanced Chinese expertise in various environmental issues, Egyptian Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy told Xinhua in an interview on Monday.