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World’s Largest Coal Miner To Invest $1.2 Billion In Solar Power

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:49
Source: CleanTechnica - Coal India is planning to develop solar power plants across various states of India. According to media reports, the company is in talks with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for the development of 1,000MW solar power plants. The site identification for putting up of solar plants has already been initiated. Coal India will undertake investments of $1.2 billion for this initiative.
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Rival corporate giants join forces to get millennials acting on climate change

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:49
Source: Guardian - A coalition of otherwise rival global corporations on Tuesday will announce they have jointly created a digital platform for young people to take action against climate change. Many of the 29 partners behind Collectively.org are fierce competitors – such as drinks giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, consumer goods companies Unilever and Nestle, and global advertising groups WPP and Omnicom – but they have set aside their differences in a bid to engage and activate so-called millennials between the ages of 18 and 30.
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(Opinion) Indonesia a force for change on climate change

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:49
Source: Jakarta Post - The UN Climate Summit in New York recently was the first climate conference attended by the heads of states in five years, preceded by worldwide marches involving around half a million people. For Indonesia, above all else it reaffirmed that countries with immense rainforests have a pivotal role to play in the fight against global warming.
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Mayors Unite To Fight Climate Change

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:49
Source: Global Travel Industry News - At the Climate Summit 2014, world Mayors marched the streets of New York and unveiled new initiatives that will catalyze climate action globally. These initiatives – including the historic Compact of Mayors – show the solidarity, leadership and commitment of cities to fight climate change at full speed.
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Poland to draw red line on EU climate change targets

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:49
Source: thenews.pl - Speaking after a meeting with Herman van Rompuy during her first trip abroad as prime minister of Poland, Ewa Kopacz told journalists that during the talks on Monday she laid out the “expectations of the Polish government at the European Council meeting. The October summit will try and reach a consensus on CO2 emissions policy ahead of next year's UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.
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EU energy plans in limbo as MEPs grill proposed commissioner

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:49
Source: RTCC - The future leadership of Europe’s energy and climate policy is up in the air after members of the European Parliament raised concerns about the candidates for both top jobs. Alenka Bratusek, in line to lead the newly created “energy union” brief at the European Commission, was grilled on Monday.
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UN: Expand marine protection zones to cope with climate threat

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:29
Source: RTCC - World leaders will have to expand ocean protection zones as climate change kills coral reefs and forces species to migrate to cooler waters, says a UN report.Four years ago ministers from nearly 200 countries signed a deal in Japan to safeguard around 10% of marine areas, restricting fishing rights and targeting marine pollution levels.
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UN: Expand marine protection zones to cope with climate threat

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:29
Source: RTCC - World leaders will have to expand ocean protection zones as climate change kills coral reefs and forces species to migrate to cooler waters, says a UN report.Four years ago ministers from nearly 200 countries signed a deal in Japan to safeguard around 10% of marine areas, restricting fishing rights and targeting marine pollution levels.
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