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Climate change: historians will look back and ask 'why didn't they act?'

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Guardian - Harvard historian Naomi Oreskes talks about her new book, which imagines that current inertia in the face of climate change will puzzle academics for centuries to come
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Carbon pricing won't solve climate change. Innovation will.

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Christian Science Monitor - Putting a price on carbon doesn't work because no one wants to pay the real cost of using fossil fuels. But funding R&D and demonstration projects that lower clean-energy costs will create real economic incentives to fight climate change.
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UN chief urges G77 to work on anti-poverty goal

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Xinhua - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday urged the Group of 77 (G77) to work on the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goal by the 2015 deadline.
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Beijing emitters ignore carbon scheme, question government authority: media

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Reuters - More than a quarter of all companies covered by Beijing's municipal carbon laws ignored a key reporting deadline, local media reported Friday, with some powerful companies questioning the local government trading body's authority to regulate them.
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Climate Change: Countries that Contributed Less are Most Vulnerable

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: International Business Times - While most of the dangerous gases that had built up in the atmosphere over the years may have come from countries in the Earth's northern hemisphere, it is the countries however in the south that will bear the impact of the planet's global warming and climate change, a report released by ratings agency Standard & Poor's said.
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Climate negotiations yet to begin in earnest in Bonn

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Irish Times - Hard negotiations on the shape and content of an international treaty to tackle global warming have yet to get under way after eight days of talks in Bonn, despite what everyone describes as a “constructive” atmosphere at the latest United Nations conference.
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UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on climate change mitigation

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Guardian - It's time to move on from the basics of whether global warming is happening to how best to respond, says chief science adviser
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Steps Towards Paris 2015

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Energy Collective -
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Small island developing state event aims for alliances

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: SciDev.net - The UN’s Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in Apia, Samoa, on 1-4 September, will aim to identify the unique needs and vulnerabilities of island nations and opportunities for international support.
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EU hopes to set out CO2 pledge in time for Ban Ki-moon climate summit

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: BusinessGreen - Climate commissioner maintains 2030 framework talks are on track as reports suggest Australian leader is to snub September summit
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Pacific presidents speak out against Australia's stand on climate change

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Australia Network News - Pacific leaders have criticised Australia's moves to form a conservative international climate change alliance, saying it will only isolate Australia further in the Pacific.
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Climate change: how businesses can deal with America's most divisive issue

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - In US politics, global warming has grown more divisive than abortion, gun control, or the death penalty. What's a concerned company to do?
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Next big idea in forest conservation? Making sure REDD+ works

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: mongabay.com - Despite decades of attention and advocacy, tropical forests are still falling at rapid rates worldwide.
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Penguins Once Thrived in Warmer Temps, But Now Face Climate Crisis

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: LiveScience - Since the last ice age, penguins have basked in warmer Antarctic climates because less ice makes it easier for the birds to breed and hunt for food, a new study reveals.
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Is Climate Change Response 'Fight or Flight' or 'Rest and Digest'? (Op-Ed)

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
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Will a new climate fund unlock a global deal?

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: BBC - As UN climate talks continue in Bonn, money is emerging as a critical element in getting the world to agree on a new deal by the end of next year.
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Warren Buffett could double renewable energy investment to $30bn

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: Blue&Green Tomorrow - Warren Buffett has said his Berkshire Hathaway holding company could invest a further $15 billion (£8.9 billion) in solar and wind projects in the US.
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Chinese hints, U.S. emission cuts fall far short of climate cure

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: Reuters - China's hints that it will cap its soaring greenhouse gas emissions and a U.S. plan to cut emissions in the power sector, while representing a shift, do not add up to a strong cure for global warming by the world's top two emitters.
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Azerbaijan and Georgia are taking the silent lead on climate action

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: RTCC - Countries of Caucuses and Central Asia are the unsung heroes in the fight against global warming
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Count me out of climate change summit, says Tony Abbott

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Australian - GLOBAL talks on climate change will go ahead in September without Tony Abbott as he deals with domestic pressures that prevent him attending the United Nations summit.
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