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General Motors: why companies should buy more renewable energy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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Europe's forests 'particularly vulnerable' to rapid climate change

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian Environment Network - New research shows forest ecosystems have been suffering intensified disturbance in Europe for decades
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Will climate change worsen Ebola outbreaks?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Washington Post - The Ebola outbreak is “out of control” in parts of West Africa, says the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Could climate change hasten the spread of the deadly virus? Perhaps, but the linkages are complicated, according to limited scientific literature on the topic.
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Women to watch ahead of the UN’s 2015 climate summit

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: RTCC - 20 women who are set to play a vital role in shaping the conversation and structure around a proposed emissions reduction treaty.
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Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: IPS - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be “It’s complicated,” according to Clionadh Raleigh.
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India must chose to be champion or villain for climate and development (by Kumi Naidoo)

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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Ethiopia Calls for Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (Addis Ababa) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn calls on African leaders to launch climate smart agricultural initiatives to combat effects of climate change that affect agricultural productivity.
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UN says LatAm agricultural greenhouse gas emissions doubled in 50 years

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Xinhua - Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activity in Latin America doubled in the past 50 years and will continue to worsen if nothing is done to reverse the trend, a United Nations (UN) agency said Tuesday.
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Strong economic case for coal divestment (By Al Gore and David Blood)

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Financial Times -
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US-Africa summit starts with development fora

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: Xinhua - The United States on Monday kicked off its first ever summit with 50 African leaders with a series of fora on more traditional development issues like food security, and a meeting on the worsening Ebola epidemic that has cast a shadow over the three-day event.
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Africa Summit To Tackle Food Stability And Climate Change

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: NPR - An unprecedented gathering of African leaders opened in Washington, D.C. The U.S.-Africa Leader's Summit is covering topics including food security, climate change, regional stability and expanded business opportunities between the U.S. and Africa.
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Clock is ticking for cheap credits

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: NZ Herald - Almost all carbon units NZ emitters used last year were cut-price imports, but they can’t be used next year.
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Deforestation, development may be driving Ebola outbreaks, experts say

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: Al-Jazeera - As the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak continues its spread in West Africa, evidence suggests that human impact on the environment may have played a role in the latest epidemic.
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Perú será sede del III Encuentro Pan-amazónico

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: INFOREGION - “La Amazonía y el Cambio Climático – articulación de la sociedad en la COP 20”, es el título del III Encuentro Pan-amazónico que se realizará en Lima, este miércoles y jueves, con el objetivo de promover una mirada amplia y compartida sobre la Pan-Amazonía y fortalecer el protagonismo de la región en las negociones y acuerdos de la Conferencia de las Partes, evento que se realizará en la capital en diciembre del presente año.
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Africa: First Summit On Women and Climate Decries Lack of Grassroots Funding

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: AlertNet - A global summit on women and climate, the first of its kind, opened on Sunday, bringing together some 80 activists working on women's rights, climate change and natural resources, in a bid to build alliances and raise the profile of female environmental leaders.
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Why effective climate policy needs women – and vice versa

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: RTCC - Climate change will increase inequality between men and women without action, says Finland’s former climate chief
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MIT Turns Solar Steam Into Cheaper Energy, Clean Water

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:59
Source: Cleantechnica - MIT scientists and engineers have a new twist on phase-changing renewable technology. It combines the most efficient generation of solar steam to date by our favorite energy machine, the sun, and a new graphite-based collection system.
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Climate Change Talks: Equity Reference Framework fails

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:59
Source: Business Standard - The disparity between countries with unequal responsibility for causing climate change could get deeply embedded in the 2015 agreement if Equity Reference Framework is applied to measuring the justness of countries’ contributions.
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Beyond Copenhagen

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:59
Source: Foreign Affairs -
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Bankrolling Energy Exports Creates Rift Between Fossil Fuels And Green Power

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: Forbes - With boundaries generally falling, U.S. firms are trying to sell their wares around the globe. But just how that expansion is financed is up for question — with a movement now afoot that seeks to extract the U.S. government from the equation.
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