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All aboard? Paris climate deal must address aviation and shipping

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 09:19
Source: BusinessGreen - The latest round of climate talks concluded in Lima last month with a sense that some of the basics have been agreed to set the foundations of a global agreement in Paris next year.
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Senate Expected To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is Real, As Part Of Keystone Bill

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 09:19
Source: Huffington Post - The Senate agreed Tuesday to move to debate on amendments to legislation that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, another step toward the anticipated approval of the bill sometime next week.
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EU Nations to Discuss Latvia Bid to Strengthen Carbon Fix

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Bloomberg Businessweel - European Union nations will discuss today a proposal by the bloc’s presidency to strengthen a planned overhaul of its emissions-trading system by preventing the return to the market of permits delayed at auctions in 2014-2016.
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'Social cost' of carbon emissions significantly underestimated

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: UPI - Economists trained in a wide range of traditions, from both ends of the political spectrum, agree that markets have failed to properly price carbon emissions. To account for the damage each ton of carbon dioxide does to the environment and atmosphere, economists and public policy makers suggest a tax on carbon -- a federally-backed market correction.
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Solar, nuclear, climate progress possible on Obama India visit

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - There could be progress on U.S.-India civil nuclear cooperation, solar power and climate change when U.S. President Barack Obama visits India in two weeks, U.S. officials said on Sunday.
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Indonesian indigenous groups look to tourists to protect forests

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Indonesian indigenous communities launched a project on Friday to encourage foreign tourism in ancestral forests to slow the advance of logging operations and palm oil plantations.
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Obama visit to India no repeat of US-China climate pact – analysts

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Smart grids, air pollution and access to green technologies could be on the agenda when US president Barack Obama visits India in two weeks.
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Saudi Arabia: Oil and gas “will be part of climate solution”

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Efforts to tackle climate change will fail if they try to eliminate oil and gas from energy production, according to the UN’s Saudi Arabian climate envoy.
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NASA’s year of climate change research kicks off, with a little help from Washington companies

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Washington Post - NASA has its head in the clouds this year. Literally. The space agency is kicking off five global projects designed to study how the earth’s atmosphere influences climate change.
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Countries could leave UN climate body if Paris fails – Todd Stern

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Countries could abandon the UN’s climate body and seek other ways to slow greenhouse gas emissions if plans to limit global warming collapse this year.
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Mexico sees $14 bln in wind energy investment by 2018

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Mexico expects some $14 billion of investment in wind farms between 2015 and 2018, which will more than triple installed capacity in the country, the energy ministry said on Monday.
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IEA Details Post-Lima Energy Decarbonization Routes

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: Cleantechnica - With a new report on energy decarbonization, the International Energy Agency has just made a major contribution toward implementing the greenhouse gas reduction agreements outlined at the recent UN climate negotiations in Lima (COP20).
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India gets $4 billion solar energy promise

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:09
Source: UPI - With New Delhi praised for its renewable energy role, Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises said it signed a $4 billion solar agreement with a U.S. company.
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