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EU politicians haggle over carbon market reform date

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - A compromise date of the very end of 2018 for reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has run into opposition from some legislators, EU sources said, ahead of a vote next week that will be closely watched by the world's biggest carbon market.
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UAE inaugurates micro grid solar plant in Fiji

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:49
Source: Trade Arabia - The UAE has inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that will bring clean energy to some of Fiji’s outer islands.
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De jeunes Européens tiennent leur "sommet climat" à Toulouse

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:49
Source: France bleu - À dix mois du Sommet climat de Paris qui va réunir la plupart des pays du monde pour plancher sur les mesures à prendre pour limiter le réchauffement climatique, des étudiants venus de plusieurs pays européens se retrouvent à Toulouse toute cette fin de semaine pour "leur"sommet climat.
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Global CO2 emissions to grow at slightly slower rate to 2035: BP

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Global carbon emissions from energy use will grow at 25 percent between 2013 and 2035, a slightly slower rate than previously estimated, BP said on Tuesday, but still above the rate scientists say would avoid the worst effects of climate change.
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Invest in cities, renewable energy, UN envoy Michael Bloomberg tells conference in India

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: UN News Centre - Welcoming India’s efforts to confront climate change, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael Bloomberg, said today that the country was incredibly well placed to capitalise on the benefits of renewable energy.
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Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: AP - The tiny hut sculpted out of mud at the edge of the sea is barely large enough for Bokul Mondol and his family to lie down in.
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U.S. EPA chief hints at softening carbon rule interim timeline

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that it may ease an interim deadline for states to meet tougher carbon emission standards after regulators and electric utilities complained a lack of time may destabilize electricity supplies.
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Scientists sound storm warning on African climate change

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: BusinessDay - On a typical February day in West Africa, Cape Verdeans are taking time to cool down as the island nation is buffeted by a rare unseasonal downpour.
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Tonga’s King talks climate change with Pope Francis

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Tonga’s King has taken the environmental challenges facing the small island states in the Pacific to the Vatican.
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Catholic group launches global climate-focused Lenten fast

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: National Catholic Reporter - Forty days of Lent this year will equate to 40 days of fasting for Catholics in 40-plus countries in a push for greater unity and action around the issue of climate change
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Hollywood actors to join French president in PH visit

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 08:49
Source: Rappler - Oscar-winning actors Jeremy Irons and Marion Cotillard will join French President Francois Hollande's Philippine visit from February 26 to 27, which includes a trip to Guiuan in Eastern Samar
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BP: huge rise in energy demand at odds with climate change fight

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 08:49
Source: Guardian - Annual outlook forecasts unsustainable rise in carbon emissions, fuelled by 40% rise in energy demand that it says can only be met by fossil fuels
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India to create a federation of 50 solar power-rich nations

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 08:49
Source: PTI - Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision, Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said efforts will work to create a federation of 50 solar power -rich nations and also make India the world's renewable energy capital.
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EU launches pilot projects to leverage green energy spending

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:09
Source: Reuters - European Union climate and energy bosses launched two projects on Monday designed to unleash more than a billion euros ($1.1 billion) of spending on measures to save energy and adapt to climate change.
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Scientists sound storm warning on African climate change

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:09
Source: AFP - On a typical February day in west Africa, Cape Verdeans are taking time to cool down as the island nation is buffeted by a rare unseasonal downpour.
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Kyoto Protocol: 10 years of the world’s first climate change treaty

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:09
Source: RTCC - Hailed as an answer to global warming, the flagship treaty failed to curb carbon emissions, so what will its legacy be?
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As Kyoto Protocol turns 10, UN says 'first critical step' must trigger new 2015 emissions-curbing deal

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:49
Source: UN News Centre - As momentum builds towards negotiations in Paris next year on a universal climate agreement, the United Nations announced today that early analysis shows that countries with targets under the landmark Kyoto Protocol – the world's first emission reduction treaty – have collectively exceeded their original ambition.
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Limited climate change accord likely in Paris, IPCC expert says

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:49
Source: AFP - Encouraging progress at climate change talks points to the likelihood of an overall accord being reached at the Paris conference in December, but the deal is unlikely to adequately fight global warming, a top IPCC official said Sunday
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PM Narendra Modi for innovation in renewable energy for affordable power

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:49
Source: Economic Times - Keen to tap renewable sources to bridge energy deficit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for innovation and research to make solar and wind power affordable, even as companies like NTPC, Suzlon and Reliance Power pledged mega investments in such areas.
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EU policy mash dents carbon markets before Paris climate deal

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:49
Source: Bloomberg - The European Union's carbon market, designed to save the environment, is being undercut by a patchwork of national subsidies for renewables and misaligned energy policies that have helped cut in half the volume of power being traded.
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