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La Hora del Planeta: Banco de Crédito BCP se suma a campaña ambiental

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 08:29
Source: La Republica - Como parte de su compromiso con la sostenibilidad y la gestión ambiental responsable, el Banco de Crédito BCP participará en “La Hora del Planeta” para lo cual apagará los carteles luminosos de 171 agencias en Lima y Callao.
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Siemens to add 1,000 UK jobs in wind turbine production

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 09:09
Source: The Guardian - Manufacturing company Siemens is to invest £160m in wind turbine production and installation facilities in the UK, creating 1,000 new jobs.
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Global warming not stopped, will go on for centuries: WMO

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34
Source: Reuters - There has been no reverse in the trend of global warming and there is still consistent evidence for man-made climate change, the head of the U.N. World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Monday.
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Eleven EU nations exceed air pollution ceilings: EEA

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34
Source: Reuters - Eleven European Union nations breached ceilings for air pollution in 2012 despite plans to avert health-damaging smog of the sort that choked Paris this month, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Monday.
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Public Utilities & Private Companies In Mexico Teaming Up To Promote Renewables

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34
Source: CleanTechnica - The Federal Electricity Commission — the general director of Mexico’s state-owned electric utility — recently announced its plans to further promote renewable energy production within the populous country by teaming up with a number of notable private companies.
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Analysis: Green Climate Fund’s future threatened by old divisions

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34
Source: RTCC - The UN-backed Green Climate Fund is the glue holding global talks on greenhouse gas reductions together. Promises of billions – perhaps trillions – of dollars flowing into low carbon projects in developing parts of the world keep the prospect of a UN climate deal in 2015 open.
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Analysis: Growth in China’s carbon emissions has halved

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34
Source: RTCC - Growth in China’s carbon emissions is slowing sharply, under pressure from climate and pollution targets and slower economic expansion, data on coal consumption show.
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Air pollution top environmental health risk

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34
Source: Al Jazeera America - Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, and is now the single biggest environmental health risk, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) published Tuesday.
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Netherlands to stop funding overseas coal power plants

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:19
Source: RTCC - The Netherlands will no longer provide money to new coal projects overseas, announced the prime minister today, joining the US in a bid to stop the growth of coal.
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Slower sea level rise linked to El Nino and natural weather patterns

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:19
Source: RTCC - Slower sea level rise in the past decade is due to the influence of natural weather patterns and especially the El Nino cycle, scientists say.
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Comment: Ukraine Crisis Shifts EU's Energy Focus

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:19
Source: Chatham House - The recent EU summit showed how the Ukraine crisis has put security of supply at the top of Europe’s energy agenda. But member states should balance this with policy objectives on competitiveness and environmental sustainability.
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Putting Climate Polluters in the Dock

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:19
Source: IPS - Can Caribbean governments take legal action against other countries that they believe are warming the planet with devastating consequences?
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