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UN Climate Change Report 2014: The End Of The IPCC?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: International Business Times - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, has been a leading voice in discussions about global warming since the panel was formed 26 years ago, and it has devoted countless hours and resources to understanding the planet’s complex and ever-changing environment.
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Fabius: "le climato-fatalisme est dangereux, le climato-volontarisme nécessaire"

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: AFP - "Je suis un climato-volontaire", a déclaré le ministre, en rappelant que la France accueillerait fin 2015 la conférence de l'ONU sur le climat où un accord déterminant pour l'avenir de la planète doit être scellé.
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Camino a la cop20

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: El Peruano - El distrito más verde de Lima, San Borja, es el espacio reservado para ser la sede oficial de la COP20: 90,000 metros cuadrados diseñados en el Cuartel General del Ejército exclusivamente para la cita mundial, que se realizará del 1 al 12 de diciembre.
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Narendra Modi government reconstitutes climate change panel, no member from industry

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: Economic Times - Barely three weeks before crucial negotiations in Lima, the government has reconstituted the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, reducing its size and dropping members, including sole industry representative Ratan Tata and Centre for Science and Environment director general Sunita Narain.
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Asian Economies Underinvest in Climate Change Response, Oxfam

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: Wall Street Journal - Many governments in developing Asia, including Indonesia and the Philippines, continue to under invest in projects that would improve their resiliency to climate change, despite the devastation they suffer from extreme weather events, a study by global development group Oxfam shows.
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Climate change is a window of opportunity for Finland

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: Helsinki Times - Energy and climate policy are key issues for the whole of humanity because of global warming and climate change. They are important for me as well. I have worked around them as an engineer and for the last 18 years as politician.
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Brazil: Rich nations must reduce carbon emissions

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: AP - Brazil's environment minister said Wednesday that her nation will be a protagonist at an upcoming climate change conference in Peru and will hold developed nations accountable for strong commitments to reduce carbon emissions.
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For India, China-backed lender may be answer to coal investment

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: Reuters - India is hoping a new China-backed multilateral lender will fund coal-based energy projects, an official said, putting it in direct conflict with the World Bank, whose chief has maintained that it would stick to its restrictions on such lending.
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Solar latecomer France builds Europe's largest plant

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
Source: Reuters - France has made up some lost ground against its neighbors with the start to construction of what will be Europe's biggest photovoltaic solar power plant.
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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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