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Deforestation, development may be driving Ebola outbreaks, experts say

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: Al-Jazeera - As the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak continues its spread in West Africa, evidence suggests that human impact on the environment may have played a role in the latest epidemic.
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Perú será sede del III Encuentro Pan-amazónico

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: INFOREGION - “La Amazonía y el Cambio Climático – articulación de la sociedad en la COP 20”, es el título del III Encuentro Pan-amazónico que se realizará en Lima, este miércoles y jueves, con el objetivo de promover una mirada amplia y compartida sobre la Pan-Amazonía y fortalecer el protagonismo de la región en las negociones y acuerdos de la Conferencia de las Partes, evento que se realizará en la capital en diciembre del presente año.
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Africa: First Summit On Women and Climate Decries Lack of Grassroots Funding

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: AlertNet - A global summit on women and climate, the first of its kind, opened on Sunday, bringing together some 80 activists working on women's rights, climate change and natural resources, in a bid to build alliances and raise the profile of female environmental leaders.
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Why effective climate policy needs women – and vice versa

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: RTCC - Climate change will increase inequality between men and women without action, says Finland’s former climate chief
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MIT Turns Solar Steam Into Cheaper Energy, Clean Water

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:59
Source: Cleantechnica - MIT scientists and engineers have a new twist on phase-changing renewable technology. It combines the most efficient generation of solar steam to date by our favorite energy machine, the sun, and a new graphite-based collection system.
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Climate Change Talks: Equity Reference Framework fails

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:59
Source: Business Standard - The disparity between countries with unequal responsibility for causing climate change could get deeply embedded in the 2015 agreement if Equity Reference Framework is applied to measuring the justness of countries’ contributions.
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Beyond Copenhagen

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:59
Source: Foreign Affairs -
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Bankrolling Energy Exports Creates Rift Between Fossil Fuels And Green Power

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: Forbes - With boundaries generally falling, U.S. firms are trying to sell their wares around the globe. But just how that expansion is financed is up for question — with a movement now afoot that seeks to extract the U.S. government from the equation.
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How the 49ers are upping the game by going green

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: GreenBiz - Professional sports leagues are not known to be green champions. But that is starting to change. Just recently, the National Hockey League presented its first sustainability report, sizing up its carbon footprint and showing ways to improve it.
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SolarReserve 20 MW El Salvador Solar Power Plant Is El Salvador’s 1st Utility-Scale Plant

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: Cleantechnica - SolarReserve is bringing 20 MW of utility-scale solar power to El Salvador’s Acajutla plant, while advancing its share of the Latin American solar market.
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China's surprise on climate change: Our view (editorial)

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: USA Today -
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Nigeria: The Politics of Green Climate Fund

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: Daily Independent (Lagos) - Many observers are worried that five years after the promise made by developed countries to contribute a substantial amount to climate fund to help the poorer countries, they have not lived to their promise.
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Christiana Figueres: Climate deal must bring gender equality

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: RTCC - UN climate chief Christiana Figueres says a climate deal must create an equal economy for men and women
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FEATURE: As climate talks heat up, experts debate if natural gas, fracking will turn ‘brown’ economies ‘green’

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: UN News Centre - The world faces a looming energy problem. There’s not enough of it. It also faces a looming climate change problem. Too much of it. Could natural gas and fracking technology be part of the solution to both challenges?
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Creating a fully sustainable island

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: Cyprus Mail - AS THE European Union revisits energy security in the wake of the Ukrainian crisis, it’s a timely reminder of Cyprus’ progress over recent years in boosting its own renewable energy industry to help decrease its reliance on imported fuels.
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France delivers long-awaited green energy bill

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: BusinessGreen - Landmark energy bill promises to deliver huge surge in renewables and energy efficiency investment
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Tuvalu climate change family win NZ residency appeal

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 08:04
Source: NZ Herald - A Tuvalu family has been granted New Zealand residency after claiming it would be affected by climate change if it returned home.
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