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The moral issue of climate change

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: Washington Post -
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Poor can't be burdened with fight against climate change

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: Economic Times - In a strong message to the developed nations, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said that sustainable development and a victory in the war against climate change cannot be attained on the backs of the poor.
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THE ROAD TO LIMA | Crunch time for climate finance, UN climate deal

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: InterAksyon.com - In just two weeks, representatives of nearly 200 governments will gather in Lima, Peru for a major climate change summit with an ambitious goal: generate substantial initial fund pledges from rich countries and produce the draft of a global deal to cut emissions.
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Renewable energy as efficient as coal for Turkey, report

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: TRENDNewsAgency - Renewable energy would not be more costly than coal power for Turkey, an analysis report released on Tuesday has revealed Anadolu Agency reported.
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2015 will be a year of global climate action, says Najib

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: BERNAMA - Malaysia will continue working with other developing nations to prove that climate action towards a greener economy would bring about greater opportunities, rather than costs, for the people.
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US-China climate deal's ambition fails to impress India

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian - Indian think tank says the US-China climate deal is neither historic nor ambitious, and would lead to dangerous temperature rises
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French and Australian leaders discuss climate

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: AP - The French president told Australia's prime minister Wednesday that countries should make their own decisions on how to achieve any binding greenhouse gas reduction targets that emerge from a United Nations climate change conference in Paris next year.
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Australia stands firm against G20 pack on climate change

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: Reuters - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday warned that next year's landmark climate change summit in Paris will fail if world leaders decide to put cutting carbon emissions ahead of economic growth.
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India targets 500% increase in solar power generation

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: RTCC - India’s energy minister promises 100 GW of solar power by 2022 across sunny India, but coal concerns remain
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Officials confident Green Fund will top $10bn target at Berlin meeting

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:14
Source: RTCC - Austria, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland and the UK are some of the countries expected to commit or increase their pledges to the UN’s Green Climate Fund in Berlin on Thursday.
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Viceprimer ministro chino se reúne con jefa de cambio climático de ONU

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: CRI - El viceprimer ministro chino, Zhang Gaoli, se reunió este lunes en Beijing con Christiana Figueres, secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático
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Vice premier: China backs global climate change effort

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: xin - China is contributing to the global effort to address climate change, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said in Beijing Monday
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French president to visit PH, climate change tops agenda

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: ABS-CBNnews - French President François Hollande is scheduled to visit the Philippines next year and climate change will be on top of his agenda, the Embassy of France in Manila said.
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Germany debates programme to save 2020 climate target (analysis blog)

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: Carbon Brief - Germany plans to its cut emissions by 40 per cent by 2020. But three years of increasing emissions have raised questions about whether Germany can stick to its target.
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Rich countries 'backsliding' on climate finance

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: Guardian - The $10bn (£6bn) in climate aid which Britain and other rich countries are expected to formally pledge this week represents a backsliding on earlier climate finance transfers, according to observers.
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Coal Rush in India Could Tip Balance on Climate Change

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: NY Times - Decades of strip mining have left this town in the heart of India’s coal fields a fiery moonscape, with mountains of black slag, sulfurous air and sickened residents.
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French president Francois Hollande launches funding for Pacific nations hit by climate change

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: ABC Australia - French president Francois Hollande has announced funding for Pacific island nations to help restore ecosystems affected by climate change.
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Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: AP - With just two years left in power, President Barack Obama is elevating his efforts to combat global warming above almost all else as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he's gone.
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Tanzania: Private Sector Challenged On Climate Change Adaptation

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - PRIVATE sector should invest in climate change mitigating projects including establishing plantation and natural forests which will start attracting payment from polluters in a post Kyoto Protocol due in 2016.
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El mundo deposita sus esperanzas en COP20

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: El Peruano - En diciembre, 195 naciones más la Unión Europea participarán en la crucial Vigésima Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP20), que se desarrollará en Lima y en que se debe presentar el primer borrador completo de un nuevo acuerdo mundial sobre el clima.
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