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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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UN chief: Climate change can ‘bring jobs and income’

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Independent - The United Nations’ top climate change official is calling on the political right to see global warming as “a huge business opportunity”.
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Climate change: We have no solution yet (opinion)

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:04
Source: Washington Post -
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Heavy rains in Kerala caused by global warming: Scientist

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: PTI - Global warming could be responsible for unprecendent heavy rains that is being witnessed this summer in Kerala and wreaked havoc there, a top scientist said on Thursday.
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Is it time for a climate change peace and reconciliation process?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Could a peace and reconciliation process between big climate polluters and their victims be one way to move forward action on climate change?Could a peace and reconciliation process between big climate polluters and their victims be one way to move forward action on climate change?
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21-year-old activist wins World Environment Day video competition

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Treehugger - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced that Fatin Chowdhury, a 21-year-old environmental activist and student from Canada, is the winner of the 2014 video blogging competition.
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Jamaica stays course on new climate change agreement

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Jamaica Gleaner - AS THE 2015 deadline for a new international climate-change agreement nears, Jamaica is continuing its lobby for one that is legally binding and gives special consideration to small-island developing states (SIDS), concerning emissions reduction
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Scientists hope 2,000-year-old ice holds clues to climate change

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Reuters - Polar scientists who retrieved ice samples from the Antarctic say they are on the verge of unlocking 2,000 years of climate records offering clues to how global warming will affect our future.
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Mexico’s Climate Laws Ignore Women

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: IPS - The rural communities of San Miguel and Santo Tomás Ajusco, to the south of Mexico City, are preserving 3,000 of their 7,619 hectares of forest in exchange for payment for environmental services. But the inequality in the communities is far from ecological.
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Broad backing for climate protection law

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: YLE - A new survey indicates that nearly 80% of voters back proposed legislation aimed at massive cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases over the next few decades.
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Ireland reduces greenhouse gas emissions in 2013

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Irish Times - Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissons fell in 2013, largely because of an 11.5 per cent drop in emissions fom the electricity sector, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Pope prepares climate change encyclical

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: BusinessGreen - Pope Francis is preparing to call for the Catholic church to step up measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions, in a move that could help rally wider action to tackle climate change ahead of a planned international agreement next year.
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UN Climate Chief: Faith groups must act on climate change

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Christian Today - UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres has condemned climate change as "one of the great humanitarian issues of our time", arguing that faith leaders must take a stronger stance against it and encourage their followers to do the same.
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