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Le marché du carbone va financer deux projets français d'énergie renouvelable

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
Source: EurActiv - Pour la première fois, la vente des quotas de carbone va permettre de financer des projets contre le changement climatique. Parmi les dix-neuf projets sélectionnés par la Commission, deux sont Français
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World’s Poorest Nations Seek Presence in Post-2015 Agenda

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
Source: IPS - The 48 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of the world’s poor, want to be an integral part of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion.
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Three firms buy 510,000 African carbon credits in H1 2014

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
Source: Reuters - Three major international commodity traders bought a total 510,000 African carbon offsets from clean energy project developer ecosur afrique in the first half of 2014, showing some demand still exists for credits from the battered U.N. market.
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UN plans to make its carbon credits available to all

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The United Nations climate change secretariat is planning to enable local governments, companies and individuals to offset their planet-warming emissions using U.N.-certified carbon credits.
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EU and industry team up for multi-billion Euro clean tech push

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
Source: BusinessGreen - The EU has announced the latest phase of its Horizon 2020 €80bn R&D funding programme, inviting applications for a share of €1.13bn, the majority of which has been earmarked for clean tech projects.
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Grant carbon, development space to developing countries: Survey

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
Source: IANS - Against the backdrop of over 190 countries pledging emission cuts for the post-2020 period, the new climate deals must ensure developing countries are granted the required "carbon and development space", India's Economic Survey for 2013-14 said Wednesday.
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Is Bangladesh just a climate victim? Not anymore

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 08:24
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U.N. climate talks more advanced second time around, says former head

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Reuters - U.N. climate negotiations have made greater progress towards agreeing a 2015 deal to bind all nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions than the lead-up to the previous attempt in 2009, former U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer told Reuters.
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Blueprints for Taming the Climate Crisis

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: NY Times - Here’s what your future will look like if we are to have a shot at preventing devastating climate change.
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Responsible Business: Sustainable efforts show signs of paying off

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Financial Times - There was a time when business investments in education, community initiatives, disaster relief or environmental conservation were treated as corporate philanthropy.
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UN Proposes Building Blocks of New Global Climate Deal

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Bloomberg - The United Nations left open the option for rich and poor nations to remain divided in their obligations on climate change, setting up a conflict over exactly who should cut greenhouse gases.
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UN officials say there is ‘greater clarity’ over 2015 climate deal

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: RTCC - Countries are converging on what pledges towards a global agreement should look like, say co-chairs of talks
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UN issued with roadmap on how to avoid climate catastrophe

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Guardian - The United Nations was presented with a roadmap to avoid a climate catastrophe on Tuesday, prescribing specific actions for the world’s biggest economies to keep warming below 2C.
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New UN force on climate impacts on health

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: AFP - Two UN agencies on Tuesday announced they were setting up a joint office to help fight the threat to health from climate change and extreme weather.
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U.S., China ink coal, clean energy deals in climate cooperation

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Reuters - The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases, bringing the world's two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy.
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Pope Francis a Powerful Voice For Climate Change Action

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: DeSmogBlog - Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic Church, has taken a very strong stance recently on the need to address climate change, to protect the environment and respect “God's creation.”
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Kenya Reviewing Legislation Act To Increase Forest Cover

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Bernama - The Kenyan government is in the process of reviewing the Forest Act to enable it to conform to the Constitutional requirement of realising 10 per cent forest cover in the country, says Conservation Cabinet Secretary (Minister) Gideon Gathaara.
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France and India pledge to cooperate at UN climate talks

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - French Foreign Minister says India will be a ‘major player’ at 2015 Paris summit, backing Modi to deliver a new approach
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How to decarbonise the global economy

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
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Responsible Business awards: methodology and Big Tick winners

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Financial Times - This year’s Business in the Community’s Responsible Business awards highlight the sustainability conundrum.
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