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El secretario General de la ONU pasea en bicicleta en Costa Rica

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: AFP - Ban Ki-moon, secretario General de las Naciones Unidas, en visita en Costa Rica, destacó la necesidad de que América Latina respalde las negociaciones para alcanzar en 2015 un acuerdo vinculante para reducir las emisiones causantes del cambio climático.
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Indo-US group to work very closely on climate change: Prakash Javadekar

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: Economic Times - Terming the Indo-US Joint Working Group as an "important platform" for addressing environment and sustainable development concerns, Environment minister Prakash Javadekar today said the group needs to work "very closely" and develop common understanding and balanced package for post 2020 period.
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Food giant General Mills to tackle emissions in supply chain

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Global food giant General Mills has promised to set targets for its own greenhouse gas emissions and do more to reduce them through its supply chain, while sustainably sourcing its 10 priority ingredients - half its total purchases - by 2020.
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German Water Supply Threatened as Climate Change Boosts Droughts

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: Bloomberg - German water supplies will become increasingly threatened this century as climate change raises the risk of droughts and water shortages in the country.
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Climate Change: US East Coast Hit Hardest By 'Nuisance Flooding' Amid Sea Level Rise From Climate Change, NOAA Scientists Say

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: International Business Times - The U.S. East Coast is bearing the brunt of the rise in “nuisance flooding” – minor events that shut down roads and clog storm drains but aren’t particularly dangerous. Such floods have increased by more than fivefold in the past 50 years as coastal sea levels rise because of climate change, federal scientists say.
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This Stunning Carbon Map Could Unlock A New Way To Fight Climate Change

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: Business Insider - Stanford University scientists have produced the first-ever high-resolution carbon geography of Peru, a country whose tropical forests are among the world's most vital in terms of mitigating the global impact of climate change.
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Eastern Caribbean to benefit from new energy infrastructure

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:24
Source: Renwable Energy Magazine - The three agencies will support the efforts of Eastern Caribbean states to reduce high energy costs and dependence on fossil fuels by diversifying the regions energy mix and promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency.
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Climate change threat key issue at Pacific Islands Forum

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Solomon Star News - The Pacific is a vast ocean - but some countries are obviously easier and quicker to get to than others. In recent years it's been in Tonga, Niue, Vanuatu, New Zealand and the Cook Islands. But in the last two years the northern Pacific has taken a turn - in 2013 it was in the Marshall Islands and this year it's the far-flung reaches of Palau.
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Neil Young signs on to save the rainforest - using solar powered mobile phones

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: The Independent - Neil Young’s concern for the environment shows no sign of abating. 44 years after first singing “look at Mother Nature on the run in the 1970s”, the Canadian legend is following in Sting’s footsteps by throwing his weight behind a new project to save the rainforest.
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Delay Action on Climate Change by 10 Years and Costs Rocket 40%: Report

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: TIME - The longer the U.S. holds off action to mitigate climate change, the more costly the effort will become, a new report shows
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Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Reuters - Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to address global warming.
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Tanzania: Effects of Climate Change Features High at Youth Forum

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - THE East African Regional Youth Summit on Climate Change opened in Mwanza last week and participants deliberated on the impact of weather change on the region.
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Washington State outlines plans for carbon trading

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - Governor Jay Inslee prepares second attempt at developing cap and trade scheme in north west state
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New Zealand’s 'dramatic' ice loss could lead to severe decline of glaciers

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: Guardian - Study says Southern Alps mountain range has lost 34% of permanent snow and ice since 1977
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Pacific leaders to discuss climate change, sustainable fishing during Pacific Islands Forum in Palau

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:24
Source: ABC Australia - Hundreds of delegates from across the Pacific are arriving in Koror in Palau to discuss climate change, non-communicable diseases and protecting marine life.
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Minorities aren't well represented in environmental groups, study says

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:04
Source: Phys.org - Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the "green ceiling" inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday.
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How many solar panels would it take to power Earth?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:04
Source: Christian Science Monitor - What would a world powered by solar energy alone look like? According to one study, it would need to be enough solar panels to fill an area about the size of West Virginia.
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World’s religions unite for New York climate summit

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: RTCC - Leaders from Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and other communities to gather ahead of Ban Ki-moon climate summit
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Climate change cooperation can start new phase in ties: Kerry

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: The Hindu - Asserting that the solution to climate change is energy policy, Secretary of State John Kerry has fully supported the “saffron revolution” call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that cooperation between India and the US in the field would kick off a new chapter in bilateral ties.
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World's largest solar boat on Greek prehistoric mission

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:04
Source: NZ Herald - The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organiser has said.
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