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Funcionaria de la ONU: cambio climático trae efectos que no podemos predecir

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 07:59
Source: América noticias - Christiana Figueres, secretaria Ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CCNUCC), responsabilizó a los gobiernos como entidades encargadas de definir las políticas nacionales e internacionales que contribuyan en favor de la naturaleza.
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The ‘black hole’ of Chinese carbon trading

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 07:59
Source: Financial Times - As prices languish in the largest carbon market in the EU and Australia ditches plans for a carbon tax, environmental activists have seized on China’s efforts as proof that action to tackle climate change is far from dead.
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Catastrophic collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet begins

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: Yahoo! News - The catastrophic collapse of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet is underway, researchers say.
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UN climate treaty vital for global security, warns senior NATO official

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: RTCC - One of NATO’s most senior officials says militaries could find themselves overwhelmed by the scale of natural disasters if a global agreement to tackle climate change is not reached in Paris next year
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Pulgar Vidal: Lima tiene problemas serísimos de calidad de aire

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: RPP Noticias - El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar Vidal, reconoció que Lima tiene serios problemas en calidad de aire, aunque evitó polemizar sobre la total certeza del estudio realizado por la Organización de la Salud (OMS) que así lo advirtió.
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La COP20 es una gran oportunidad y responsabilidad para el Perú

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: El Peruano - La vigésima Conferencia de las Partes (COP20) representa una gran responsabilidad y oportunidad para el Perú, afirmó la secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, quien llegó a Lima para sostener reuniones con autoridades de alto nivel.
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Solar-powered roads: Coming to a highway near you?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: CNN - As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting up miniature speedways on the living room carpet so that he could race his favorite slot cars up and down the electric tracks.
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Gobierno convoca a generar políticas nacionales sobre cambio climático

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: Radio FmBolivia - En apego a la Ley Marco de la Madre Tierra y Desarrollo Integral Para Vivir Bien, el Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua convocó a la población a generar políticas nacionales sobre temas enmarcados en el cambio climático, informaron el lunes fuentes oficiales.
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UNWTO helps fight climate change in Indonesia

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: Travel Daily Media - The UNWTO has hailed the success of a project in Indonesia designed to support tourism and fight climate change.
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Why society is failing to stop global warming, in one 90-second video (blog)

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
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Scientists Warn of Rising Oceans From Polar Melt

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: NY Times - A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday.
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Investment in lowering carbon emissions could stimulate economic growth

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:59
Source: ABC Australia - Economic growth may struggle to meet the needs of a global population set to hit 9.5 billion by 2050.
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India has grown a bit more green

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:24
Source: The Hindu - The total forest cover in India has grown from 20.2 per cent to 21.3 per cent, said S.K. Khanduri, Inspector-General of Forests, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).
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Swedish Energy Agency committed to acquire CERs from cookstove programmes in Africa

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:24
Source: Xinhua - Swedish Energy Agency has committed itself to acquiring Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from eight Clean Development Mechanism programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Agency's latest press release.
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DOST, partners calls for stronger ties in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Philippine Information Agency - As each region, province, city or municipality has distinct landscape and vulnerability, forging stronger ties between the national government and local government units is the best disaster risk reduction strategy for the country.
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Asean ‘one community’ urged on climate change

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer - Given that powerful storms have become the new normal, President Aquino on Sunday urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to deal with climate change as “one community.”
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Caribbean Wants More Than 'One Size Fits All' Strategy In Dealing With Climate Change

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Bernama - When it comes to dealing with the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, Caribbean countries are letting it be known that the "one size fits all "strategy is not for them.
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With corporate help, Obama announces actions on renewable energy

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Reuters - President Barack Obama on Friday will announce executive orders to increase the use of solar panels, boost energy efficiency in federal buildings and train more people to work in the renewable energy field, the White House said.
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Ban Ki-moon’s UN climate summit is starting to take shape

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: RTCC - World leaders will gather in New York in September for a much hyped Climate Summit. Are they ready?
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Kuwait eyes 2,000 MW of renewable energy by 2030

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Arab Times - As local demand for oil increased by 67% over the past decade, Kuwait has pushed to implement a strategic sustainability initiative that seeks to generate 2,000MW of renewable energy by 2030.
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