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Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:59
Source: AP - The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
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EU throws down gauntlet to big emitters

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:44
Source: AFP - European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard today threw down the gauntlet to major carbon emitters after a UN panel pointed to options to brake surging greenhouse gases in line with global ambitions.
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In key document, UN climate panel warns emissions rising but drops statistics showing where

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:44
Source: AP - The United Nations' expert panel on climate change is highlighting the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what's actually being done to attain them.
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President Yadav concerned about deforestation in Chure region

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:59
Source: Himalayan Times - President Ram Baran Yadav today expressed grave concern about the destruction of the Chure region in Siraha. Inaugurating World Welfare Peace Mahayagya today on the banks of the Kamala River in Saraswor of Siraha, President Yadav said the plain land in the Tarai was gradually transforming into a desert due to destruction of the Chure.
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New model to project climate change impact

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:59
Source: eKantipur - The government is preparing a new model to help project the impacts of climate change on temperature, rainfall and other climatic conditions in eight districts.
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Hollywood heavyweights put climate change manifesto on TV

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:59
Source: Reuters - As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on climate change with a new documentary.
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U.N. climate report seeks clearer economics to guide action

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:59
Source: Reuters - A U.N. report about ways to fix global warming due on Sunday is likely to disappoint investors seeking clear-cut economic calculations about the benefits and costs of curbing rising greenhouse gas emissions.
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Africa: New Global Scorecard Aims to Promote Urban Development Without Cars

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: AlertNet - Researchers have launched a new international standard and scorecard aimed at persuading planners, designers and architects to develop urban communities that encourage people to walk, cycle or take public transport - anything but drive.
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Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: AP - It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.
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Tropical islands poised to benefit from ocean power

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: SciDev.net - Island nations in the developing world are especially well placed to benefit from technology that exploits a new potential source of energy from sea water: ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), experts have said.
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Green tech revolution needed to avoid climate change dangers, says Nicholas Stern

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Lord Nicholas Stern, author of a landmark 2006 study on climate change, says his conclusion that global output could dive 5-20 per cent without action to curb greenhouse gases was an underestimate.
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Experts Says Vietnamese Children Should Play More Active Role In Climate Change

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: Bernama - Experts said it is vital for children to actively participate and contribute to decisions and plans concerning climate change, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
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