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Kenya Reviewing Legislation Act To Increase Forest Cover

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 08:04
Source: Bernama - The Kenyan government is in the process of reviewing the Forest Act to enable it to conform to the Constitutional requirement of realising 10 per cent forest cover in the country, says Conservation Cabinet Secretary (Minister) Gideon Gathaara.
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France and India pledge to cooperate at UN climate talks

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - French Foreign Minister says India will be a ‘major player’ at 2015 Paris summit, backing Modi to deliver a new approach
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How to decarbonise the global economy

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Financial Times -
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Responsible Business awards: methodology and Big Tick winners

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Financial Times - This year’s Business in the Community’s Responsible Business awards highlight the sustainability conundrum.
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France Foreign Minister launches attack against fossil fuels

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - Fossil fuel subsidies must be scrapped to avert dangerous levels of global warming, according to the French official tasked with leading UN negotiations next year in Paris.
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Lessons from a drowning nation

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Washington Post - In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, far even from some of its closest neighbors — Hawaii and Fiji — the small island nation of Kiribati is being swallowed by the rising sea.
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Experts: Solar Power Could Soon Pose Economic Threat to Electric Utilities

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Voice of America - After decades as an expensive and sometimes impractical source of energy, experts say solar power is finally coming into its own.
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World Bank to invest $775 million in clean energy projects across India

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Economic Times - The World Bank plans to invest $775 million in clean-energy projects across India, even as it expects that the new government's plan to give fiscal and policy support to the sector will galvanise further investment in renewable energy.
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Tanzania: Collective African Effort Needed in Addressing Climate Change

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) - PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete recently reiterated on the need for African countries to work together and speak with a common voice on how to adapt and mitigate effects of climate change.
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Singapore gears up for climate change

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Channel News Asia - Details on getting the Republic’s roads, drains, airport and other infrastructure ready for climate change will be firmed up from 2016, as government agencies examine how public infrastructure must adapt to higher temperatures, more intense rainfall, rise in sea level and stronger winds.
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Amazon rainforest grew after climate change 2,000 years ago: study

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:24
Source: Reuters - Swathes of the Amazon may have been grassland until a natural shift to a wetter climate about 2,000 years ago let the rainforests form, according to a study that challenges common belief that the world’s biggest tropical forest is far older.
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Clean energy takes centre stage in China as national interests evolve

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: South China Morning Post - Energy policy in China has reached a turning point. Clean energy, recent comments and actions suggest, is moving centre stage in response to shifting national interests and global responsibilities.
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Don't axe the tax: emissions trading supporters make last-ditch plea

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: Guardian - Supporters of emissions trading are making a last-ditch plea to the Senate not to repeal Australia’s laws – citing new analysis that shows “axing the tax” will cost the budget almost $20bn over the next four years and a letter from 59 leading economists insisting a carbon price is the best way to reduce emissions.
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China Now The World’s Largest Solar PV Market

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: Cleantechnica - China is now the world’s largest solar PV market, according to the Global New Energy Development Report 2014, having now surpassed Germany to take the top spot.
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Barbados Beaches: Caribbean Island Is Going Green, People Are Taking Notice

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: Latin Post - The little island located in the Caribbean known as Barbados, is making big waves in the world of green energy. Exactly one month ago on June 5th, it was World Environment Day (WED), and on that day Barbados hosted the WED conference for Small Island Developing States. Some of the media and countries of the world are looking at this island as perhaps the renewed vision for sustainable and clean energy of the future
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Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says.
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WCC announces Interfaith Summit on climate change

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: Independent Catholic News - The World Council of Churches (WCC) has announced it will hold an Interfaith Summit on Climate Change on September 21-22 in New York City. At the summit, organized together with Religions for Peace, more than 30 religious leaders will take a united stand to encourage international and political leaders to address concretely the causes and consequences of climate change.
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Pueblos indígenas participarán por primera vez en la COP20 en Lima

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: La República - Los pueblos indígenas participarán por primera vez en la Conferencia de las Partes sobre el cambio climático (COP20), que se celebrará en Lima en diciembre próximo, reveló el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) en Perú.
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Changement climatique : Fabius mobilisé contre les énergies fossiles

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: RTL - Laurent Fabius a lancé une mise en garde sur le risque de dérèglement irréversible du climat, ce dimanche 6 juillet à l'occasion des rencontres économiques d'Aix-en-Provence, qui ont réuni sur trois jours quelque 3.000 personnes et 230 conférenciers de 35 pays.
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Insurers to cover withdrawal of solar and wind subsidies

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:19
Source: Financial Times - Insurers are developing plans to protect investors in solar and wind power projects against the sudden withdrawal of crucial state subsidies that have battered the European renewable energy industry.
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