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AfDB facility approves US$777,000 grant for Cameroon’s 72MW solar plant

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 08:59
Source: African Review - AfDB’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a grant worth US$777,000 for Canada’s JCM Greenquest Solar Corporation to develop a 72MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Cameroon
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Climate change pushing American pikas higher into mountains

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 08:59
Source: UPI - The American pika is a small rodent-like mountain-dwelling species of the American West, characterized by short, stout bodies and big round ears.
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China plans CO2 caps for 6 industrial sectors initially under national scheme: NDRC

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 08:59
Source: Reuters - China plans to initially cap emissions from six industrial sectors, such as power generators and chemical plants, in a national carbon market likely to be launched by the middle of next year, a government official said on Wednesday.
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Barrier Reef coral genetically altered in hope of surviving climate change

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: Guardian - Coral species from different climes being mixed as a form of ‘assisted evolution’ to see if it will help them adapt more quickly to rising sea temperatures
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Time to implement the U.S.-China climate accord

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: Al-Jazeera - In the global climate fight, 2015 could be the year for innovation, collaboration and partnership. We have already see this in operation with the energy and climate language associated with the nuclear trade and verification elements of President Barack Obama’s diplomatic trip to India, which drew to a close this week.
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Love you, tree: Melbourne climate change plan sparks arbor ardor

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - Trees in the Australian city of Melbourne are replying to emails from the public as authorities seek to highlight the impact of climate change in a country where rising temperatures are expected to outpace global warming worldwide.
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New effort launched to connect US businesses with clean energy

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - Companies struggling to meet their renewable energy goals can now get help from a venture that aims to link up the biggest businesses in the United States with clean power.
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UN confirms 2014 was 'hottest year on record'

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: AFP - The year 2014 was the hottest on record, part of a "warming trend" that appeared set to continue, the UN's weather agency said Monday.
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UN weather agency says 2014 hottest year

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: AP - The U.N. weather agency says 2014 was the warmest year on record, though the temperature difference with 2010 and 2005 is so small that it's impossible to say for sure which of the three years was the hottest.
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Obama pledges $500m for Green Climate Fund in 2016 budget

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Billions to be channeled towards climate measures in US president’s 2016 budget
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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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