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U.S. EPA expected to tighten long-awaited ozone standards: sources

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 15:44
Source: Reuters - The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose on Wednesday more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the main culprit in smog, sources said.
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"Beyond Carbon" Benefits The Talk Of The Forest Carbon Markets

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:14
Source: Ecosystem Marketplace - Much of the discussion during next month’s international climate negotiations in Lima, Peru will revolve around halting tropical forest loss to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But Ecosystem Marketplace’s latest report on the voluntary and compliance markets shows forest carbon projects already having an impact – an impact that could multiply if the right policy signals are sent.
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Los ecologistas piden más concreción en la hoja de ruta contra el cambio climático

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:14
Source: EFEVerde - Las cinco principales organizaciones ecologistas de ámbito estatal han considerado que la hoja de ruta del Gobierno para luchar contra el cambio climático es un documento "bueno y ambicioso", pero han exigido "mayor concreción y coherencia" para asegurar que las 43 medidas que propone se lleven a cabo.
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COP20: el anfitrión Lima presenta su orgullo de sostenibilidad urbana

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:14
Source: Pulzo.com - La vigésima Conferencia llamada COP20 oficialmente se realizará entre 1 y el 12 de diciembre de 2014 en Lima, aunque ya iniciaron los pre-eventos
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Nigeria: CSOS Seek Draft From 2015 Climate Change Confab

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:14
Source: Daily Independent (Lagos) - The coalition of Nigerian civil societies have demanded that the meeting of nearly 200 governments in Peru later this year for the 20th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) should produce the first draft of a global deal to cut emissions.
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China Plans National Carbon Market by 2016 Amid Emission Pledge

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 08:14
Source: Bloomberg Businessweel - China, the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, plans to start a nationwide carbon market in the next two years following a pledge to cap emissions by 2030.
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Proofing communities against glacial melt impact

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:54
Source: eKantipur - Nepal will seek an opportunity to draw global attention towards the plight of the mountains that are retreating at an alarming rate and its impact on the lives and livelihoods of millions of people, in the upcoming global climate summit which takes place in Peru next month.
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Indonesia finalizes forest reference emission levels

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:54
Source: ANTARA News - The Managing Body for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (BP REDD+) is familiarizing all stakeholders with the Forest Reference Emission Levels (FREL) as the final step before it is passed as a state document.
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India digs its heels in on phasing out refrigerant

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:54
Source: Times of India - It's not going to be easy to make India budge over the controversial climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) issue. It will move on its phase-out path only after hard bargaining.
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China insists rich nations must do more at Lima climate meeting

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:54
Source: AFP - Developed countries must do more than their less wealthy counterparts to tackle climate change, the world's biggest polluter China said on Tuesday, reaffirming its longstanding position before a United Nations climate conference next month.
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Obama’s climate change envoy: fossil fuels will have to stay in the ground

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 07:54
Source: Guardian - Todd Stern claims the world will have to forgo developing reserves of oil, coal and gas in order to solve global warming
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Some climate change impacts unavoidable: World Bank

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Reuters - Some future impacts of climate change, such as more extremes of heat and sea level rise, are unavoidable even if governments act fast to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Bank said on Sunday.
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Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Reuters - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures.
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Botswana: Climate Change Worsens - Lesolle

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Botswana Daily News - Growing evidence suggests that climate change is worsening through droughts and other severe weather events such as cyclones, tornadoes, floods and wildfires, says University of Botswana Department of Environmental Science Lecturer, Mr David Lesolle.
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Should Endowments Divest Their Holdings in Fossil Fuels?

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Wall Street Journal - College and university endowments have roughly $22 billion, or 5% of their assets, invested in energy and natural resources, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
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Climate Change Threatens to Strip the Identity of Glacier National Park

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: NY Times - What will they call this place once the glaciers are gone? A century ago, this sweep of mountains on the Canadian border boasted some 150 ice sheets, many of them scores of feet thick, plastered across summits and tucked into rocky fissures high above parabolic valleys. Today, perhaps 25 survive.
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Xi's talks with Pacific leaders focus on climate and infrastructure

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, says climate change formed a major part of talks with the Chinese President Xi Jin Ping at the weekend.
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World Bank warns of climate perils

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Financial Times - A “frightening world” of global instability lies ahead unless governments tackle the threat of man-made climate change, the president of the World Bank has warned.
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Ministers of Environment and Foreign Affairs: COP to bring investments to Peru

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Andina - The United Nation’s 20th Edition of the Conference on Climate Change (COP 20) will enable to attract more investments to Peru, forecasted the minister of Environment, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal.
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Top Chinese legislator holds talks with Peruvian president

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: Xinhua - China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang held talks here Friday with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala on bilateral ties.
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