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Kerry: U.S., China should set example by agreeing on climate goals

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: Reuters - The United States and China, the world's largest carbon emitters, have an opportunity to agree on ambitious targets to reduce climate-warming gas emissions and set the stage for a global deal, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.
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Zimbabwe: 'Take Bold Decisions On Climate Change'

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Herald - AS the world heads for the watershed climate talks in Paris next year, Environment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere wants to see stronger action from rich countries to help control unprecedented climate damage in Africa.
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Seychelles: U.S.$10 Million for Environment Related Projects in Seychelles - UNDP-GEF

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: Seychelles News Agency - A six year project to support climate change adaptation measures on the Seychelles main and second most populated islands of Mahé and Praslin is underway with a key focus on water scarcity and flooding.
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Japan, Indonesia launch greenhouse gas emission trade

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: Kyodo - The government has adopted a plan to offer Indonesia energy-saving technology in a trade for greenhouse-gas emission rights, the Environment Ministry said Tuesday.
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Climate talks: India mulls shift in stand

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: Times of India - Climate negotiations in the run-up to the global deal in Paris next year may not to be on predictable lines. After trade, the Narendra Modi government is now contemplating a strategic shift during talks, delinking India’s position from China.
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IRENA calls for a massive global scale-up of renewable energy

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: solarserver.com - The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA, Abu Dhabi, UAE) on November 3rd, 2014 gathered representatives from over 90 countries in Abu Dhabi to review and recommend actions to scale-up renewable energy around the world.
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China issues key layout on climate change

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: Xinhua - An official plan was issued on Tuesday by the National Development and Reform Commission to cope with climate change from 2014 to 2020.
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Venezuela será sede del debate sobre cambio climático

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: EFE - Representantes de alrededor de un centenar de movimientos sociales y Organizaciones No Gubernamentales (ONG) de 48 países comenzaron en la isla de Margarita un debate sobre el cambio climático de cara a la cumbre mundial sobre el tema del próximo diciembre en Perú.
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Latin America’s Climate Vanguard

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: Project Syndicate - Latin America may have weathered the global economic slowdown, but for many, the potential impact of global warming, and the measures required to avoid its worst effects, may undermine the region’s fragile political, economic, and social balance – and roll back years of progress.
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Carbon capture technology could take off this decade – report

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:54
Source: RTCC - The development of technology allowing power plants to burn fossil fuels without spewing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere is accelerating, a report has found.
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After 5 reports: Future of UN climate body debated

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: AP - After a six-year scientific marathon that involved about 4,000 authors, contributors and reviewers and 30,000 climate studies, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change has published its latest assessment on global warming. Now many wonder what's next.
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Pulgar Vidal: IPCC leaves politicians with “no excuses”

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Science report and New York summit sent strong political signals for UN climate deal success, says Peru’s environment minister - See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2014/11/03/pulgar-vidal-ipcc-leaves-politicians-with-no-excuses/#sthash.59PtQgLU.dpuf
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Uganda Still Grapples with Inadequate Funds to Tackle Climate Change

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: IPS - Until last month, Allen Nambozo’s only source of income was the cabbages, carrots and bananas she grew along the slopes of Uganda’s Mount Elgon in the eastern district of Bulambuli.
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Developing countries switching to low carbon economy at twice the pace of developed nations

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: Climate Group - Developing countries are increasing their clean energy capacity twice as fast as developed nations, a new study suggests.
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UN official: Parts of climate accord should be binding

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: The Hill - Climate chief for the United Nations Christiana Figueres thinks parts of the global climate change accord need to be binding.
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'Remarkable Opportunity' for Global Economy in Upcoming Climate Change Talks

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: Bloomberg BNA - An estimated $90 trillion will be invested in infrastructure over the next 15 years: the crucial question is whether this will go into the old brown economy of the past or a new, resource-efficient, low-carbon economy of the future.
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Trini holds key role in global climate talks

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: Guardian (Trinidad and Tobago) - In December, Trinidadian Kishan Kumarsingh will, together with the European Union’s Artur Runge-Metzger, lead an international working group tasked with the challenge of hammering out a critically-needed global agreement to address climate change.
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Climate change hopes for G20 diminished

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Climate change will remain all but absent from the G20 summit, with a related energy efficiency plan omitting mention of global warming as a motivation for curbing energy use, according to a draft.
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Climate change an issue at the polls, among non-white voters in particular

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: UPI - A report from FiveThirtyEight using data from the Pew Research center found that non-white voters were more concerned than white voters with climate change as an important policy issue in this year's polls.
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Hollande calls on Canada to fight climate change

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:04
Source: The Local - French President François Hollande, whose country will host global climate talks next year, told Canadian lawmakers on Monday that he is counting their oil-exporting country to help in the fight against warming.
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