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Struggling climate talks look to United Nations summit for push

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:09
Source: AFP - A new round of talks on climate change sputtered to a close on Sunday, placing the onus on a UN summit in September to boost momentum for a global pact by the end of 2015.
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UN climate talks close on upbeat note

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:09
Source: Deutsche Welle - The latest round of UN climate negotiations in Bonn ended on Sunday. Delegates and observers say a new constructive approach by key players has brought an upswing to the climate debate.
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Peru the next step on road to Paris climate conference

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:09
Source: Irish Times - The current phase of UN talks, as mandated by the Durban climate conference in 2012, is meant to conclude with an international treaty or other “legal outcome” at the Paris conference in 2015 to achieve the declared aim of keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.
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U.N. climate meeting agrees on early goal setting to cut emissions

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:09
Source: Kyodo - Major greenhouse gas emitting countries have basically agreed to show their new emissions cut targets early next year.
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Rain, wind energy help Escoms tide over shortage of 1,200 MW

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 08:09
Source: The Hindu - The advancement of the southwest monsoon, which has resulted in rain in several parts of the State, and good flow of wind energy into the State grid have helped electricity supply companies (Escoms) tide over the shortage of 1,200 MW of power that arose after Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. (UPCL) stopped generation.
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Climate change could mean more West Nile cases in Oklahoma, experts say

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 08:09
Source: NewsOK.com - Since Oklahoma’s first case was confirmed 12 years ago, areas in the state have posted some of the highest rates of West Nile Virus in the nation.
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Safer Climate Disasters

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 08:09
Source: Prague Post -
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Berlin pushes Brussels to expedite emissions trading reforms

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: EurActiv - In the fight against climate change, the German government is pushing for quicker reforms than the European Commission over the EU’s Emission Trading System (ETS).
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Mitigation or adaptation? That is not an option (opinion)

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Jakarta Post -
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Germany backs EU carbon market reform by 2017

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Reuters - The German government wants the EU's carbon market reform plan to be implemented by 2017, four years earlier than the European Commission has proposed, Germany's Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said on Thursday.
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SKN Preps Climate Change Action Plan For Water Resources

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer - The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has begun the process of preparing a National Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan (NASAP) in relation to the impact of Climate Change on the nation’s water resources.
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Climate Change: Expect the Unexpected

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 07:39
Source: Huffington Post -
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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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