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Source: EurActiv - In the fight against climate change, the German government is pushing for quicker reforms than the European Commission over the EUs Emission Trading System (ETS).
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Source: Reuters - The German government wants the EU's carbon market reform plan to be implemented by 2017, four years earlier than the European Commission has proposed, Germany's Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said on Thursday.
Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer - The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has begun the process of preparing a National Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan (NASAP) in relation to the impact of Climate Change on the nations water resources.
Source: Guardian - Harvard historian Naomi Oreskes talks about her new book, which imagines that current inertia in the face of climate change will puzzle academics for centuries to come
Source: Christian Science Monitor - Putting a price on carbon doesn't work because no one wants to pay the real cost of using fossil fuels. But funding R&D and demonstration projects that lower clean-energy costs will create real economic incentives to fight climate change.
Source: Xinhua - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday urged the Group of 77 (G77) to work on the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goal by the 2015 deadline.
Source: Reuters - More than a quarter of all companies covered by Beijing's municipal carbon laws ignored a key reporting deadline, local media reported Friday, with some powerful companies questioning the local government trading body's authority to regulate them.
Source: International Business Times - While most of the dangerous gases that had built up in the atmosphere over the years may have come from countries in the Earth's northern hemisphere, it is the countries however in the south that will bear the impact of the planet's global warming and climate change, a report released by ratings agency Standard & Poor's said.
Source: Irish Times - Hard negotiations on the shape and content of an international treaty to tackle global warming have yet to get under way after eight days of talks in Bonn, despite what everyone describes as a constructive atmosphere at the latest United Nations conference.
Source: Guardian - It's time to move on from the basics of whether global warming is happening to how best to respond, says chief science adviser
Source: SciDev.net - The UNs Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in Apia, Samoa, on 1-4 September, will aim to identify the unique needs and vulnerabilities of island nations and opportunities for international support.
Source: BusinessGreen - Climate commissioner maintains 2030 framework talks are on track as reports suggest Australian leader is to snub September summit
Source: Australia Network News - Pacific leaders have criticised Australia's moves to form a conservative international climate change alliance, saying it will only isolate Australia further in the Pacific.
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - In US politics, global warming has grown more divisive than abortion, gun control, or the death penalty. What's a concerned company to do?
Source: mongabay.com - Despite decades of attention and advocacy, tropical forests are still falling at rapid rates worldwide.
Source: LiveScience - Since the last ice age, penguins have basked in warmer Antarctic climates because less ice makes it easier for the birds to breed and hunt for food, a new study reveals.
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