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Climate change adaptation comes of age in U.N. talks: TRFN

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 09:54
Source: Reuters - In Peru, where two weeks of U.N. climate talks begin Monday, melting glaciers and more extreme weather such as hot spells and flash frosts are already harming crops and incomes, and keeping people in poverty, aid workers say.
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China's commercial banks inch towards carbon financing

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:44
Source: Reuters - Chinese commercial banks are moving into the country's fledgling carbon markets, competing to deliver new financial products in order to help industrial clients hedge carbon trading risks and finance new investment in cutting carbon emissions.
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Casi un centenar de personas en delegación oficial de EEUU en COP20

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:44
Source: Andina - Casi un centenar de autoridades y personalidades integrarán la delegación oficial de Estados Unidos en la cumbre mundial sobre el cambio climático COP20, entre ellos el exvicepresidente Al Gore y el actor Leonardo Di Caprio, informó hoy el embajador norteamericano en Perú, Brian Nichols.
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COP 20: costa peruana perderá 40% de agua por cambio climático

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24
Source: El Popular - El estado del agua en el Perú no tendría un buen futuro, según el último reporte de los especialistas, que se ha dado a conocer a solo horas del inicio de la COP 20
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Figueres: vamos a hacer historia en Lima con la organización de la COP20

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24
Source: Andina - La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, afirmó hoy que Lima hará historia tras la realización de la Vigésima Conferencia de la partes sobre cambio climático (COP20) que se iniciará este lunes 1 de diciembre en la capital.
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Experta confía en que cumbre COP20 logrará acuerdo histórico

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24
Source: Prensa Latina - La secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, se declaró hoy optimista sobre el logro de un acuerdo de consenso en la Cumbre COP20 a comenzar el lunes próximo en Perú.
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COP20: ´Lima hará historia´, dice Christiana Figueres, jefa del CMNUCC

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24
Source: RPP - La secretaria ejecutiva de las Naciones Unidas para el Cambio Climático (CMNUCCI), Christiana Figueres, manifestó su confianza que "en Lima se hará historia" tras la realización de la Vigésima Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de la Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, COP20.
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Testing the Limits of European Ambitions on Emissions

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24
Source: NY Times - The European Union has long been a world leader on climate change, and its new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030 keeps it at the forefront of that effort.
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Climate change talks offer India new opportunity (opinion)

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24
Source: Boston Globe -
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India to press for green fund operationalisation at Lima climate meet

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:04
Source: The Hindu - The Lima meeting, coming soon after the U.S.-China climate deal, seeks to set the tone for the "Paris Protocol" and countries will be wrangling over their Intended Nationally Determined Contribution
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US ambassador: COP20, big step to respond to climate change

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:04
Source: Andina - Peru has successfully organized the UN world summit on climate change COP20, said US ambassador Brian A. Nichols when referring to his country’s great expectations regarding this international event starting on Monday.
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UN Again Takes Aim at Climate-Change Accord

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:59
Source: AP - Energized by new targets set by China and the United States, the world's top climate polluters, U.N. global warming talks resume Monday with unusual optimism despite evidence that human-generated climate change is already happening and bound to get worse.
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Climate rhetoric faces devil in the detail at Lima talks

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: AFP - Politically sidelined since a 2009 UN summit almost ended in a bust-up, climate change has resurfaced as a priority but faces a brutal test at talks opening in Lima on Monday.
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Spanish pledge raises climate fund close to $10 billion goal

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: Reuters - A Spanish pledge of 120 million euros ($150 million) to a fund to help poor nations cope with global warming has raised the total close to the $10 billion U.N. target before a U.N. meeting in Peru next week to work on a climate deal.
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UN official sees upcoming Lima climate talks as ‘stepping stone’ for universal treaty

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: UN News Centre - As Governments prepare to meet for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, starting on Monday, a top UN official has highlighted the session as an opportunity to raise immediate awareness on climate change and lay the foundation for a new universal agreement to be adopted in 2015.
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Peru climate talks to pave way for Paris treaty

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: Deutsche Welle - The annual UN climate conference gets underway in Lima, Peru on December 1. It is more important than ever. Negotiators will hammer out the nitty gritty of a new World Climate Agreement to reduce CO2 emissions.
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Women on climate change frontline make big impact on small grants

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: Guardian - In London, Paris and Washington, where leaders have made little progress in curtailing climate change, global warming may seem a merely theoretical problem – too far in the future, or too far away geographically, to matter.
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UN Expert: Lima Climate Change Talks Is a Key ‘stepping stone’

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: Telesur - The outcomes of the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru will likely determine the agenda for all future negotiations.
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Humala espera un ‘resultado airoso’ del COP20 de Lima

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: La Razón / AFP - El presidente peruano, Ollanta Humala, exhortó a resolver “de manera airosa” los temas de la Conferencia de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) sobre cambio climático en Lima (COP20), del 1 al 12 de diciembre, de cara a lograr un acuerdo definitivo en la COP de París en 2015.
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Peru president inaugurates site of climate-change summit

Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:04
Source: EFE - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala inaugurated here Friday the site for the latest annual edition of the United Nations' climate-change conference, touting the event as a chance to "forge the biggest alliance in history" through a new accord to combat global warming
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