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Source: IPS - An international conference on small island developing states (SIDS), scheduled to take place in Samoa next week, will bypass a politically sensitive issue: a proposal to create a new category of environmental refugees fleeing tiny island nations threatened by rising seas.
Source: Business Recorder - European carbon prices edged lower in thin trade on Monday ahead of an increase in supply from government sales of carbon allowances.
Source: El Peruano - El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, destacó que el reto de la 20ª Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (COP-20), que se celebrará en Lima, es generar un acuerdo climático que favorezca al mundo.
Source: El Peruano - Al diseñar las estrategias para lidiar con el cambio climático es común olvidarse de las niñas y los niños, a pesar de que tienen menos recursos para defenderse en situaciones problemáticas.
Source: Phys.org - An unprecedented marine heat wave that swept the Southeast Indian Ocean in 2011 has given FIU scientists a glimpse into the future of climate change.
Source: Bernama - The City of Cape Town has taken public transport to the next level with the launch of its first green transport facility.
Source: The Conversation - Chinas use of coal for electricity could peak as early as next year, then decline until 2020 in a turnaround of global importance, according to economist Ross Garnaut in a lecture presented at the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne.
Source: Cleantechnica - Indian wind turbine manufacturers and project developers have been advised by the government to make efforts to increase annual capacity addition to five times its current level, a leading Indian newspaper has reported.
Source: Times of India - Ahead of the UN climate summit which is to be organized in New York on September 23 to give a political push to future negotiations, Indian scientists on Friday emphasized the need to take urgent steps to address the issue of climate change that has potential to adversely affect the country.
Source: El Peruano - Ante el cambio climático, en las punas de Lima y Junín se trabaja un proyecto para cuidar las vicuñas, el agua y los pastos, aumentando así la resistencia de sus poblaciones ante el nuevo escenario mundial.
Source: Pachamama Radio - Durante los próximo diez años, el Perú tendrá que invertir el equivalente al 4% de su Producto Bruto Interno (PBI) para hacer frente a los impactos del cambio climático, lo que implica alrededor de S/. 8,000 millones, informó la ONG Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR), integrante del grupo Perú COP.
Source: Business Mirror - Johannes Kapelle has been playing the organ in the Protestant church of Proschim since he was 14. The 78-year-old is actively involved in his community, produces his own solar power and has raised three children with his wife on their farm in Proschim, a small village of 360 inhabitants in Lusatia, Germany.
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Source: Globe and Mail - In three large greenhouses southwest of Victoria, members of the TSou-ke First Nation are nurturing 15,000 wasabi seedlings, the small communitys latest business venture.
Source: Washington Post - Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens of miles away.
Source: Topeka Capital-Journal - Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon Möller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home.
Source: eco-business.com - Norwegian researchers warn that hopes of getting an effective agreement on climate control will slip further away unless key polluting countries get serious about emissions reductions and face sanctions if they dont comply.
Source: Al Jazeers - This December, Peru will host the United Nations Climate Change Conference, during which representatives from 194 countries will convene in Lima to set the stage for a comprehensive international climate change agreement in 2015. The agreement would succeed the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on carbon emission reductions, which is set to expire in 2020. Ironically, in the run-up to the conference, Peru has substantially pared domestic environmental regulations arguing that this is necessary to attract investment