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China roars past EU as solar’s largest market

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - China has now overtaken the European Union as the largest new market for solar power, says new report
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China carbon offset prices diverge on regional bans

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - The lack of a unified regulatory system for China's fledgling carbon offset market has led to wild variations in prices in different regions, causing uncertainty among both buyers and project developers, traders said.
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Climate change is the biggest risk: Lucille Sering

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: eco-business.com - The head of the Philippines Climate Change Commission says extreme weather events that have devastated the country are validating what science has long warned and that climate change remains the biggest risk for governments and businesses.
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China says 90 percent of cities failed to meet air standards in 2014

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - Nearly 90 percent of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect, the environment ministry said on Monday.
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Exclusive: Obama 2016 budget urges U.S. states to cut emissions faster

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes $7.4 billion to fund clean energy technologies and a $4 billion fund to encourage U.S. states to make faster and deeper cuts to emissions from power plants, officials told Reuters.
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Rocket blasts off with NASA satellite to track climate change

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earth’s soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
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UN targets draft of Paris climate deal by February 13

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Diplomats must complete draft text in Geneva next month, or risk undermining legal basis for a global accord in December
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Ban Ki-moon’s new climate advisor warns on geopolitical tensions

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Geopolitical tensions could complicate the path towards UN climate deal set to be signed in December, an advisor to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has warned.
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Why pictures of polar bears don't always tell the truth about climate change

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - Climate change has an image problem. And it’s not socks, sandals and floral pattern hemp shirts. Typical depictions of the issue, such as homeless polar bears, steaming smoke stacks and swirling storms, are failing to provoke meaningful engagement.
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Can Europe get over its renewable energy midlife crisis? (opinion)

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: EurActiv -
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Did Climate Change Condemn Easter Islanders?

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: ABC News - The mysteries of the most isolated island in the world, Rapa Nui, commonly known as Easter Island, have baffled anthropologists and other scientists for generations, and one question about the curious inhabitants who erected those great, strange heads is what happened to the people who made them.
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Pachauri confident of deal on climate change in Paris conference

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: Hindustan Times - The world is set to take a call on new climate treaty in Paris and sustainable development goals (SDGs) in New York this year. What can be expected from the talks in New York?
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Why the next few months will be critical for green investment

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: BusiinessGreen - With rows over fracking dominating the headlines and the United Nation's Paris Summit fast approaching, it would be easy to forget politicians are currently debating reforms to the world's biggest carbon market that could have an equally dramatic impact on green investment over the next five years.
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Shell bows to investor pressure on climate risk

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - In a rare move, oil major Shell on Thursday backed a resolution proposed by activist investors to force the company to recognize climate change risks by improving its transparency.
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For green, comfortable homes, Mali turns to mud

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.
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Poll finds gaping chasm in views between U.S. public, scientists

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - American scientists and the general public hold vastly different views on key scientific issues including the role of people in causing climate change, the safety of genetically modified food, and evolution, a poll released on Thursday showed.
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Urban heatwaves getting worse, study confirms

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: AFP - Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
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Study flags carbon concern from melting glaciers

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Glaciers melting as a result of climate change release soot into the seas, scientists find, with unknown impacts on marine life
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Climate concern 'linked to floods'

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: BBC - Public belief in the reality of climate change has risen in Britain, partly because of the 2013 winter floods, according to a report.
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Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: SciDev.net - The UN is mooting the inclusion of genetic resources in guidelines for national climate change adaptation plans to support food security in developing countries.
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