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Merkel steps up call for deal on climate change

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: dpa - Germany has stepped up calls for the international community to agree to ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging €750mn ($1.02bn) to help combat global warming.
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China May Announce Emissions Cap Next Year: Treaty Envoy

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Bloomberg - China hopes to announce “very ambitious” goals to cut carbon-dioxide output after 2020 and may announce during the first half of next year an overall cap on emissions, the country’s lead climate-treaty negotiator said.
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Mary Robinson named UN envoy for climate change

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: AP - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish president Mary Robinson as his special envoy for climate change.
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Europe handed out too many carbon permits, says China negotiator

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Reuters - The European Union handed out too many free carbon permits in its Emissions Trading System and did not set a deep enough emission reduction goal, China's top climate negotiator said on Monday.
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8 charts that show how climate change is making the world more dangerous

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Guardian - Forget the future. The world already is nearly five times as dangerous and disaster prone as it was in the 1970s, because of the increasing risks brought by climate change, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organisation.
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Singapore firm in $248m partnership to develop wind energy in Thailand

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:29
Source: Reuters - Singapore-based wind and solar energy developer The Blue Circle and Bangkok-based renewable energy group Annex Power will form a partnership to tap into Thailand's wind energy investments.
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Presidente Ollanta Humala inicia hoy actividades en Alemania

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: Andina - El presidente Ollanta Humala iniciará hoy su visita oficial a Alemania en el marco de la cual sostendrá una reunión con la canciller alemana Ángela Merkel y participará en el segmento político del Diálogo Petersberg.
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$958 Million Geothermal Project Approved By Costa Rican Legislature

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: Cleantechnica - A geothermal project valued at $958 million US dollars was approved by members of the Costa Rican Legislative Assembly within the last week.
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Climate change has created a new literary genre

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: Dawn/Washington Post - The emerging genre is a cousin of sci-fi. But its books are set, NPR writes, “in worlds, not unlike our own, where the Earth’s systems are noticeably off-kilter”. And it’s gaining both fans and writers.
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Ethiopia: The Unity of Water (By Mikhail Gorbachev)

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: The Reporter (Addis Ababa) -
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Kenya bets on green economy model to boost food security

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: Business Standard - As the country strives to transform its economy, generate jobs and boost Kenyans’ income, the green economy model is increasingly becoming an irresistible venture for both Government and experts.
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India urgently needs 'green buildings': R.K.Pachauri

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: IANS - Internationally acclaimed environmentalist R.K. Pachauri says India urgently needs 'green buildings' to ensure unsustainable use of energy and water and is happy the government is sharing his TERI's knowhow in building infrastructure.
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World Council of Churches divests from fossil fuels

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: RTCC - A decision by a global coalition of 345 churches to stop investing in fossil fuels has been hailed by divestment campaigners as the most important commitment yet.
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Climate change signals the end of Australian shiraz as we know it

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: Reuters - Young Australian vintner Nick Glaetzer's winemaking-steeped family thought he was crazy when he abandoned the Barossa Valley - the hot, dry region that is home to the country's world-famous big, brassy shiraz.
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News Analysis: Is BRICS really in decline?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:09
Source: Xinhua -
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Three meetings, five days: global climate diplomacy push kicks off

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:09
Source: RTCC - Five days of intensive international climate diplomacy involving the world’s leading greenhouse gas emitters get underway on Saturday in Paris.
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Raining risks (opinion)

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:09
Source: eKantipur -
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La technologie, clé contre le changement climatique

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:09
Source: Reuters - La limitation du réchauffement climatique à 2° Celsius est possible mais seulement si d'importants progrès technologiques sont réalisés et si les principaux pays émetteurs adoptent des politiques ambitieuses sur le carbone, selon un rapport remis jeudi à Laurent Fabius.
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Why Big Tech Companies Are Investing In Renewable Energy

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:09
Source: Forbes - When it was completed in 2013, the London Array was the largest offshore wind farm in the world, designed to produce a gigawatt of electricity.
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