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Tibet's glaciers at their warmest in 2,000 years: report

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - The Tibetan plateau, whose glaciers supply water to hundreds of millions of people in Asia, were warmer over the past 50 years than at any stage in the past two millennia, a Chinese newspaper said, citing an academic report.
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Cameroon: Water Resources - Nefarious Effects of Climate Change Unfolded

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: Cameroon Tribune - Journalists from countries in the Central African sub-region have been reminded that if they do not broadcast enough information to help communities adapt to the effects of climate change then the latter's nefarious effects will be disastrous in all domains of human life.
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Another Reason to Save Sea Otters: They’re Helping Fight Climate Change

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: Takepart.com - Sea otters aren’t just unbearably cute; they’re also emerging as key players in keeping the oceans healthy in a warming world, according to new scientific research.
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India demands rich countries “walk the talk” on climate

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: RTCC - Latest meeting of leading emerging economies ends with leadership challenge to developed world
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Call for finance to top agenda at Ban Ki-moon climate summit

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: RTCC - Fears over a funding crunch are affecting trust ahead of 2015 Paris deal, says Ecuador’s chief climate negotiator
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How cap-and-trade helps forests and businesses grow together

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: GreenBiz - Forests cover nearly half of Oregon’s 62 million acres, and while wood product markets have faced challenges in recent years, the forest sector employs more than 76,000 people in Oregon and accounts for nearly 7 percent of Oregon’s economic base
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When young people infiltrate the UN climate machine

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: RTCC - Not all youths protest. Some have become part of official government delegations. What can they achieve?
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US Secretary of State Kerry raises climate change in brief Solomons stop

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flagged cooperation on tackling climate change during a brief stop in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, where he emphasised ties dating back to World War Two.
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U.S. anti-coal dominoes hit BRICS wall, other skeptics

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - A year ago, U.S. President Barack Obama sought to mobilize the nation behind a grand plan: fight climate change by slashing carbon pollution at home, while prodding other countries to follow.
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Climate indicators show renewed signs of El Nino: Australia

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - The Pacific Ocean has warmed in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, renewing signs of the development of an El Nino weather pattern.
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Rwanda: New Project Seeks to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: The New Times - Women, youth and other vulnerable groups are set to benefit from a newly proposed project that seeks to address challenges caused by climate change in the country.
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Rising economies 'ahead on climate'

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: BBC - Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.
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New York event explores the future of buildings, cities and sustainability

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: GreenBiz - An elite group of leaders in cities, buildings and technology will convene in New York City next month to explore the trends and technologies leading to “next-gen” buildings and cities
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Electric Vehicle Sales Expected To Grow Globally To 1.8 Million By 2023

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: Cleantechnica - The rise of the electric vehicle has been predominantly centered in North America and Europe, but new figures from Navigant Research predict that the Asia Pacific region will soon become the largest market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs).
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Brazil bank BNDES outlines plans to finance solar-power plants

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: Reuters - Brazil's state-owned development bank BNDES will offer loans to power companies to cover up to 65 percent of the cost of new solar generation projects in the country, part of the government's plan to rapidly develop a local solar energy industry.
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Climate Change an important issue that calls for unity: Usec Saño

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: Philippine Information Agency - "Climate Change is a real issue now that calls of us to work together from the barangay to the municipalities to the province and the national level. To survive climate change, we have to build a betternation by taking care of our environment and natural wealth."
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Ban Ki-moon Sends Message on International Youth Day

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Prensa Latina - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for greater support to young people on the occasion of the International Youth Day to be celebrated tomorrow August 12th.
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Climate change biggest Reef threat: report

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: AAP - Climate change is the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef, according to a major new report.
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Climate adaptation creates conflicts (opinion)

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Jakarta Post -
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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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