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Climate change threatens 30 U.S. landmarks: science advocacy group

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: Reuters - Climate change is threatening U.S. landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the César Chávez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday.
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Global warming threatens more deadly Everest-like avalanches: report

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: Reuters - Mountaineering tourism in Nepal faces a threat from global warming as melting glaciers feed the risk of more deadly disasters such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people last month, scientists said on Tuesday.
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Bond markets join the green revolution

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: Financial Times - The corporate green bond market is forecast to reach $20bn this year, double the size of last year’s issuance, according to Standard & Poor’s.
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Congo to world: pay us $1bn to save our rainforests ... or else

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: Financial Times - The Democratic Republic of Congo has a message for the world: pay us to protect a section of rainforest nearly as big as England or watch it get cut down.
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Insurer’s Climate Change Class Actions: More to Come?

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Reuters - A major insurance company is accusing dozens of localities in Illinois of failing to prepare for severe rains and flooding in lawsuits that are the first in what could be a wave of litigation over who should be liable for the possible costs of climate change.
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Cuba crea Grupo Nacional sobre Cambio Climático

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Prensa Latina - Organismos estatales e instituciones cubanas integran el Grupo Nacional de Cambio Climático, para evaluar las medidas de adaptación y mitigación a eventos naturales extremos, informó en La Habana una experta en la materia.
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Bangladesh seeks export privileges to US on climate vulnerability grounds

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Citing its increasing vulnerability to the impacts of climate change, Bangladesh has sought exemption from quotas and duty for all its exports to the United States.
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Your Breakfast is Under Assault From Climate Change

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: TIME - Time to stock up on Corn Flakes. Oxfam says at least three of the most popular breakfast cereals are expected to increase in price thanks to the effects of climate change
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New ASEAN funding for climate change, food security projects

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Brunei Times - BRUNEI and other ASEAN states will benefit from a new funding mechanism for projects that address food security, poverty and climate change.
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Advocacy and Action on Climate Change: World Council of Churches (blog)

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Huffington Post -
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Can Peru deliver a successful UN climate summit?

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: RTCC -
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Chile seeks investment in wind, solar energy

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Christian Science Monitor - President Michelle Bachelet recently announced her 2014-18 energy program, pledging to expand a liquefied natural gas port and support renewable energy sources.
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Solar: The future of energy?

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: CNBC - Since the dawn of civilisation, the sun has been relied upon to bring us light and warmth. Today, its energy is being harnessed to generate clean, limitless power that, along with other "renewable" sources, could eventually see us reduce our reliance on fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
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Kerry calls on U.S. college graduates to face down climate change

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 07:04
Source: Reuters - The rapidly changing climate poses a threat of sparking greater global conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told the graduating class of Boston College, urging the graduates to play a role in pushing for new energy policies
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‘Keep dirty energy out of Green Climate Fund’, demand activists

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:24
Source: Blue&Green Tomorrow - A coalition of around 300 civil society organisations have voiced concerns after it emerged the Green Climate Fund (GCF) could be used to develop nuclear, dams and other fossil fuels.
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Studies: Wildfires worse due to global warming

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:24
Source: AP - The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports.
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Climate change will hit nations' creditworthiness -S&P

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:24
Source: Reuters - S&P said climate change will be the 21st Century's second global "mega-trend", after aging populations, to put downward pressure on sovereign ratings, which could harm economic growth and government coffers.
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Scientists unveil scenarios for 2070 in Wisconsin

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:24
Source: LaCrosse Tribune - A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers last week released a series of detailed science-based scenarios envisioning life in 2070 in the Madison area’s Yahara Watershed, aiming to help people envision the effects of climate change before it worsens.
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Rift Widening Between Energy And Insurance Industries Over Climate Change

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:04
Source: Forbes - Being a big business, the insurance industry is a strong backer of free enterprise and its laissez-faire leaders
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Where Whale Oil Once Reigned, a Town Looks to Renewable Energy

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:04
Source: Wall Street Journal - Whale oil made New Bedford, Mass., America's energy capital in the early 19th century. Now the gritty fishing port is once again linking its future to energy—this time renewable.
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