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Ban Ki-Moon says Canada must do more on climate change

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 10:04
Source: CBC - Ban Ki-moon, in an exclusive interview with CBC News, says Canada needs to stop stalling on setting climate change goals, and instead become "ambitious and visionary."
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COP20: Peru must give indigenous people means to combat climate change

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 10:04
Source: Guardian - Peru is home to the second largest block of Amazon rainforest after Brazil and has promising forest protection schemes (including REDD+) in four national parks. But the country has a poor record for fighting deforestation, with rampant illegal mining and logging, slash and burn agriculture and insufficient land titling for indigenous groups.
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India says carbon emissions will grow as it drives to beat poverty

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 10:04
Source: Reuters - The world must accept that India's per capita carbon emissions will need to rise rapidly if it is to eliminate poverty, the environment minister said on Friday, as delegates meet in Lima for key UN climate change talks.
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China outlines vision for 2015 UN climate change deal

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: RTCC - As the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter, China is critical to the success of international efforts to tackle climate change. When softly spoken lead negotiator Su Wei held a press briefing on day four of UN climate talks in Lima, journalists hung on his every word.
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Stalemate at Lima climate talks set to end as UN officials relent

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: Business Standard - After three days of stalemate and ever-rising bitterness, the climate change talks looked set for a breakthrough on Thursday morning at Lima, Peru.
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Saarc joins hands in climate fight

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: The Times of India - India and its seven neighbours on Wednesday moved to make Saarc a separate pressure group to represent them at the climate talks here.
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Big oil must pay for climate change harm to world’s poorest (opinion)

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: RTCC - The residents of the Philippines region of Tacloban know what loss and damage from climate change looks like. This weekend, this exact same region is now bracing for super typhoon Hagupit, due to hit on Saturday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm.
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Christiana Figueres: “El acuerdo ideal debe sumar a todos los países del mundo”

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: Los Tiempos - Christiana Figueres, máxima autoridad de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas para el Cambio Climático (Unfccc) recibió a Los Tiempos en una entrevista exclusiva en la que declara su optimismo para un nuevo acuerdo global que permita luchar contra el cambio climático.
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Climate Activists Showing Their Colors in Lima

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: InsideClimate News - As the first delegates landed in Peru this week for the latest United Nations climate talks, activists were already taking to the streets of Lima to demand that world leaders take aggressive action against global warming.
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Speculation over Indian emissions goal fuels hopes of Lima Summit progress

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: Business Green - The Lima Climate Summit received a boost this week as further details emerged of talks between India and the US about a potential emissions goal for the emerging economy.
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UN chief lauds China-U.S. accord on greenhouse gas emissions

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: CCTV - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Thursday lauded as an "encouraging development" a joint statement on climate change issued last month by China and the United States to limit greenhouse gas emissions, which many believe represents a great momentum toward reaching a global climate change agreement next year.
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Gobal emissions scheme talks renewed

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: EurActiv - Negotiations to agree on a global deal to reduce flight emissions are advancing as countries initially blocking the talks seem ready to cooperate, the European Commission said on 2 December.
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Brazil to launch new satellite to track deforestation

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 15:54
Source: The New Age Online - Brazil will launch a satellite from China Sunday to keep an eye in the sky on deforestation in the Amazon, the National Space Agency (Inpe) said Thursday.
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‘Nuff Said: CO2 Emissions Plan Moves to Next Step

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:34
Source: Climate Central - The coal industry calls it a devastating volley in a “war on coal,” while the Obama administration considers it major progress in its fight against climate change. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan comes with a dry name, but it’s one of the most significant ways the federal government is trying to curtail carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. to combat global warming.
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Climate Change Causes Massive Devastation In Mock 2050 Weather Reports From UN Show

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:54
Source: International Business Times - The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization released a set of mock television “weather reports from the future” this week to show how climate change could drastically affect life on Earth in 2050. The three reports show how climate change would make Europe a frying pan, bring massive flooding to Southeast Asia and cause dangerous weather fluctuations in South America.
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$100bn climate finance goal 'a very small sum': UN climate chief

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:54
Source: eco-business.com - An international goal of providing $100 billion each year by 2020 to help vulnerable countries adapt to climate change impacts and pursue green growth is far off what is needed to achieve a global clean revolution, the UN’s top climate change official said on Wednesday.
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COP 20 in Lima: Africa at Disproportionate Risk from Climate Change (opinion)

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:34
Source: Energy Collective - Even though the US and China's global leadership on climate issues is crucial for any meaningful progress in the upcoming international climate talks, it is important not to lose sight of the fact that many countries in Africa and Asia exhibit the dangerous combination of high vulnerability and low readiness” to climate change.
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Most Americans Believe in Climate Change, Survey Says

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:09
Source: The Weather Channel - More than 80 percent of Americans now believe that climate change is occurring, according to a new survey conducted by global reinsurance giant Munich Re America.
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Germany Moves to Speed Renewable Energy Goal

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:09
Source: The Wall Street Journal - Germany sought to steer its ambitious shift to renewable energy back on track after its plans to phase out nuclear power triggered an increase in carbon-gas emissions over the past two years.
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UN sets modest hopes for climate pledges at 2015 Paris summit

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:09
Source: Reuters - Government pledges due in 2015 to cut rising world greenhouse gases will be too weak to avert the worst of global warming and merely be part of a long haul to agree far tougher curbs, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
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