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The World Of Energy Is Getting Diversified (comment)

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
Source: Forbes -
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A changing climate could be destroying Chile's mummies

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
Source: Washington Post - Some seven millennia ago or more, a group of people called the Chinchorro lived along the coasts of northern Chile and southern Peru. Their lives revolved around fishing from the rich Pacific waters, even as a uniquely arid desert — the Atacama — lay inland behind them.
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Byron Bay first regional Australian city to commit to zero emissions

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 09:04
Source: Guardian - Byron shire says it aims to be a ‘zero emissions community’ within 10 years by upgrading public transport, improving agriculture and retrofitting buildings
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Solar-power plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:04
Source: AP - With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.
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Developed countries urged to take lead in climate change actions

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:44
Source: Guardian - Thousands of climate change protesters gather in central London on Saturday to urge strong action at the Paris climate conference in December.
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'Man-made' climate change a major woman's problem

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: AFP - Men and women may not always be on the same footing but you would think both sexes would be equal in the face of gigantic floods, typhoons or droughts. Think again.
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Developed countries urged to take lead in climate change actions

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Xinhua - Developed countries should take the lead and offer more capital and technological assistance to developing countries amid the world's efforts to tackle climate change, a senior official said Saturday.
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Qatar Highlights National Strategy to Address Global Warming

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: MENAFN-QNA - Qatar has adopted a national program for food security and a national strategy that aims to secure the country's needs of food in a bid to reduce the impact of climate change on the right to food
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The Guardian view on climate change and social disruption (comment)

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Guardian -
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Solar-power plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: AP - With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.
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Lured by marriage promises, climate victims fall into trafficking trap

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - When the handsome young man came courting her, Sunetra could not believe her luck.
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Climate summit’s pledges on carbon cuts ‘won’t avert global disaster’

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: Guardian/Observer - Pledges at this year’s climate summit to cut carbon emissions are likely to fall far short of the targets needed to avoid heating the planet by more than 2C. That is the stark conclusion of a report by a team led by British economist Nicholas Stern.
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Human-induced climate change undermines rights: UN

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:24
Source: jakarta Post - The deputy high commissioner for human rights, Flavia Pansieri, has said human-induced climate change is not only an assault on the world’s shared ecosystem but also weakens people’s rights in various fields.
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Can solar transform the energy market? (blog)

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:04
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Arctic sea ice near its all-time minimum low and could break previous record

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:04
Source: Independent - Sea ice in the Arctic is near its all-time minimum for the end of winter and could break the previous record within the next two weeks if it fails to grow, according to the latest satellite data.
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“Second wave” of climate pledges to UN deal expected in September

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - New analysis shows a third of 81 surveyed countries have not started work yet on contribution to Paris pac
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Economics: Support low-carbon investment

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: Nature - Markets and governments are converging to address climate change. As scientific evidence and government actions strengthen, investors and financiers are reducing the exposure of their portfolios to risks from rising greenhouse-gas emissions.
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Europe blazes trail against climate change

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: NewScientist - AS CHAOS from climate change ramps up in the coming decades, making floods, droughts and heatwaves commonplace, Europe will be ready. So says the European Environment Agency, which launched its five-year assessment of the state of Europe's environment in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week
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