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Source: dpa - Germany has stepped up calls for the international community to agree to ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging 750mn ($1.02bn) to help combat global warming.
Source: Bloomberg - China hopes to announce very ambitious goals to cut carbon-dioxide output after 2020 and may announce during the first half of next year an overall cap on emissions, the countrys lead climate-treaty negotiator said.
Source: AP - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish president Mary Robinson as his special envoy for climate change.
Source: Reuters - The European Union handed out too many free carbon permits in its Emissions Trading System and did not set a deep enough emission reduction goal, China's top climate negotiator said on Monday.
Source: Guardian - Forget the future. The world already is nearly five times as dangerous and disaster prone as it was in the 1970s, because of the increasing risks brought by climate change, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organisation.
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Source: Reuters - Singapore-based wind and solar energy developer The Blue Circle and Bangkok-based renewable energy group Annex Power will form a partnership to tap into Thailand's wind energy investments.
Source: Andina - El presidente Ollanta Humala iniciará hoy su visita oficial a Alemania en el marco de la cual sostendrá una reunión con la canciller alemana Ángela Merkel y participará en el segmento político del Diálogo Petersberg.
Source: Cleantechnica - A geothermal project valued at $958 million US dollars was approved by members of the Costa Rican Legislative Assembly within the last week.
Source: Dawn/Washington Post - The emerging genre is a cousin of sci-fi. But its books are set, NPR writes, in worlds, not unlike our own, where the Earths systems are noticeably off-kilter. And its gaining both fans and writers.
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Source: Business Standard - As the country strives to transform its economy, generate jobs and boost Kenyans income, the green economy model is increasingly becoming an irresistible venture for both Government and experts.
Source: IANS - Internationally acclaimed environmentalist R.K. Pachauri says India urgently needs 'green buildings' to ensure unsustainable use of energy and water and is happy the government is sharing his TERI's knowhow in building infrastructure.
Source: RTCC - A decision by a global coalition of 345 churches to stop investing in fossil fuels has been hailed by divestment campaigners as the most important commitment yet.
Source: Reuters - Young Australian vintner Nick Glaetzer's winemaking-steeped family thought he was crazy when he abandoned the Barossa Valley - the hot, dry region that is home to the country's world-famous big, brassy shiraz.
Source: RTCC - Five days of intensive international climate diplomacy involving the worlds leading greenhouse gas emitters get underway on Saturday in Paris.
Source: Reuters - La limitation du réchauffement climatique à 2° Celsius est possible mais seulement si d'importants progrès technologiques sont réalisés et si les principaux pays émetteurs adoptent des politiques ambitieuses sur le carbone, selon un rapport remis jeudi à Laurent Fabius.
Source: Forbes - When it was completed in 2013, the London Array was the largest offshore wind farm in the world, designed to produce a gigawatt of electricity.