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Climate adaptation creates conflicts (opinion)

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
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Swamped by Rising Seas, Small Islands Seek a Lifeline

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The world’s 52 small island developing states (SIDS), some in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth because of sea-level rise triggered by climate change, will be the focus of an international conference in the South Pacific island nation of Samoa next month.
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Tuvalu to help chair UN climate summit

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Tuvalu's Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga has been appointed co-chair of a one-day UN climate summit, to be held in New York.
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Ministro Pulgar-Vidal inaugurará Semana COP20 en Loreto

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: INFOREGION - Este jueves 14 se iniciará la Semana COP20 Loreto, una serie de talleres y actividades destinados a informar a la población sobre la Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático (COP20) que se desarrollará en diciembre de este año en Lima.
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Youth: The hidden life force behind the UN climate talks?

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
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Germany’s Renewables Did It Again, A New Record!

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Cleantechnica - Germany’s renewables did it again, a new record! According to the Fraunhofer institute, renewable energy produced about 81 TWh, or 31% of the nation’s electricity during the first half of 2014.
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Brazil readies big push on solar energy but companies are wary

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - Grappling with its worst energy crisis in more than a decade, Brazil is making its first big move to develop a local solar power industry that could help reduce its dependence on a battered hydro power system
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Two Filipinos are 'must-hears' in climate discussion

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Rappler - A global scientific organization lists 20 people – including Filipinos Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Naderev Saño – they want to hear talk at the upcoming 2015 climate talks in Paris
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More severe tornado outbreaks may be linked to climate change

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:34
Source: CBS News - Climate change may be playing a role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes, a new study suggests.
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Cheap airfare swamps industry's emissions cuts – study

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:34
Source: Climate News Network - The aviation industry insists that it is making only a tiny contribution to global warming, with just 2 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions coming from its aircraft.
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On International Day, Ban says indigenous peoples can be 'powerful agents of progress'

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:34
Source: UN News Centre - Marking the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said indigenous peoples have a central interest in development and can act as “powerful agents of progress.”
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The Empiricist Strikes Back (opinion)

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:34
Source: NY Times -
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Q&A: Sen. Boxer on climate change, California drought

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:34
Source: The Desert Sun - Sen. Barbara Boxer, who leads the Environment and Public Works Committee, is on a trip to Amsterdam focusing on climate change.
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Push for climate change on G20 list

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:34
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Three former Australians of the Year, including Nobel laureate Peter Doherty, have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling for climate change to be included on the agenda for the G20 leaders summit to be held in Brisbane in November.
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African Journalists attend session on UN Climate Summit

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:14
Source: GNA - Journalists from Ghana, Kenya, Namibia and Nigeria have participated in an hour-long online press briefing to discuss Climate Change and the upcoming UN Climate Summit in New York.
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BASIC nations discuss climate issues ahead of UN talks

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:14
Source: The Hindu Businessline - India, along with other major developing nations such as China and Brazil, could well be on its way to standing up against richer developed countries.
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Opposing view | BASIC climate changes

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:14
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Forests for the future: Kenya's carbon credit scheme

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 07:14
Source: eNews Channel Africa - When 61-year old Mercy Joshua was young, the vast forests of southeastern Kenya teemed with wildlife, but decades of unchecked deforestation by locals have devastated the land.
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Deep emissions cuts needed by 2050 to limit global warming: UN draft

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 08:34
Source: Reuters - Deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 to 70 per cent by mid-century will be needed to avert the worst of global warming that is already harming all continents, a draft UN report showed.
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Jóvenes latinos y afroamericanos de EEUU se preparan para la lucha ambiental

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 07:34
Source: EFEVerde - Jóvenes latinos y afroamericanos de Nueva York, preocupados por el calentamiento global y el impacto en sus comunidades, se reúnen durante dos días en la ciudad con miras a su participación en la Marcha Climática de los Pueblos que acogerá la Gran Manzana en septiembre durante la Asamblea General de la ONU.
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