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Obama's State of the Union could ramp up climate fight with Republicans

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: Guardian - Despite the new Republican majority and the oil industry gunning for the president’s agenda on emissions cuts and the Keystone XL pipeline, Barack Obama will show he’s no lame duck on climate change, White House officials insisted ahead of his second-to-last State of the Union Address.
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Future looks green as cost of renewables falls

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: Khaleej Times - Costs of renewable energy have fallen by as much as 75 per cent in the last five years, especially for solar and wind energy.
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Papal text says man betrays God by destroying the environment

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - Pope Francis waded into the global debate on climate change and the environment on Sunday, saying in the text of a speech that man was destroying nature and betraying God's calling to be stewards of creation.
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Last year was Earth's hottest on record, U.S. scientists say

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.
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UN chief appoints Janos Pasztor as adviser on climate change

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: AP - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed environmental expert Janos Pasztor of Hungary as his top adviser on climate change.
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Costing the climate: Four ways to price carbon

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Two Stanford academics caused a stir last week suggesting that the true social cost of carbon is $220. This is six times higher than the figure the US government uses to guide policymaking.
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At Abu Dhabi climate meeting, presenters insist changes must be made

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: The National - Experts and leaders in sustainability have called on government and private sector entities to invest in renewable infrastructure over the next 20 years.
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Clean tech primed to realise private equity promise

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: BusinessGreen - Emerging clean tech companies have typically sought investments from venture capital funds comfortable with the high risk profile of immature technology markets.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to preside climate panel meet today

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: Jagranpost.com - The first meeting of a reconstituted high-level climate panel, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is to begin soon where the PM will review the national action plan on climate change.
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Finance the missing piece in green growth puzzle: Achim Steiner

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 09:04
Source: eco-business.com - Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme, identifies the key requirement for achieving a global green economy and calls for strong political leadership for a successful agreement on climate change in Paris
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EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: Korea Herald -
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Kenya: Tourism to Suffer in Dry Weather - UN

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: The Star - TOURISM is expected to suffer a blow from climate change through diminished numbers of tourists, a new United Nations report says.
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Russia's forests overlooked in climate change fight

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Russia's forests may lose their power to help curb global warming without stronger domestic protection and a place in a new global climate change deal, scientists have warned.
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Pope on Climate Change: Man Has 'Slapped Nature in the Face'

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: AP - Pope Francis said Thursday he is convinced that global warming is "mostly" man-made and that he hopes his upcoming encyclical on the environment will encourage negotiators at a climate change meeting in Paris to make "courageous" decisions to protect God's creation.
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Humans push planet beyond boundaries towards "danger zone" - study

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Human activity has pushed the planet across four of nine environmental boundaries, sending the world towards a "danger zone", according to a study published on Thursday in the journal Science.
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Climate change, extinctions signal Earth in danger zone: study

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: Reuters - Climate change and high rates of extinctions of animals and plants are pushing the Earth into a danger zone for humanity, a scientific report card about mankind's impact on nature said on Thursday.
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Malala heads youth call for action on poverty and climate in 2015

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: rtcc - In more than 50 countries across the world, 15-year-old activists will meet with political leaders today to demand action on climate change, poverty and inequality.
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EU plans diplomatic offensive ahead of Paris climate deal

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: RTCC - The EU’s climate and foreign policy chiefs are planning a diplomatic blitz over the next three months to try and regain the bloc’s mantle as a global green leader.
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Does climate change exist? The Senate is about to let us know

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: Guardian - An amendent to the Keystone XL pipeline bill hopes to force Republican climate change deniers to state whether they agree with the science or not
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Engaging with oil companies on climate change is futile, admits leading UK environmentalist

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:49
Source: Guardian - Engaging with major fossil fuel companies on climate change has become futile, according to one of the UK’s most esteemed environmentalists who spent years working on sustainability projects with BP and Shell.
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