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Woman drought at UN climate talks: are quotas the answer?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: RTCC - Quotas could create a critical mass of women at climate negotiations and drive change
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Ants: Our Saviors from Climate Change?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Nature World News - They may be small, but researchers say they are having a big impact. Ants may be able to save the world from climate change, according to a new provocative study published in the journal Geology.
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Will these sustainable development goals do the job?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - The UN working group responsible for crafting the sustainable development goals (SDGs) has handed down its final proposal, adding a goal to address domestic and global inequality.
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China invests in Tanzanian wind energy project

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Hydrogen Fuel News - Renewable energy has become a hot topic in China, but the country is not only looking to embrace clean power for itself.
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Pacific Media and Climate Change Toolkit available now!

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: Islands Business - The Pacific Media and Climate Change Toolkit is a new online resource developed to help journalists in the region report on climate change and environment issues.
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Too late for course correction on global warming: IPCC

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:14
Source: The Hindu Business Line - The latest fifth assessment report of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts a bleak future for the world, and especially South Asia.
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Indigenous Rights to Forests Catch More Carbon

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Scientific American - One of the best current paths to reduce the globe’s carbon emissions goes through tropical forests.
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General Motors: why companies should buy more renewable energy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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Europe's forests 'particularly vulnerable' to rapid climate change

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
Source: Guardian Environment Network - New research shows forest ecosystems have been suffering intensified disturbance in Europe for decades
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Will climate change worsen Ebola outbreaks?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Washington Post - The Ebola outbreak is “out of control” in parts of West Africa, says the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Could climate change hasten the spread of the deadly virus? Perhaps, but the linkages are complicated, according to limited scientific literature on the topic.
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Women to watch ahead of the UN’s 2015 climate summit

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: RTCC - 20 women who are set to play a vital role in shaping the conversation and structure around a proposed emissions reduction treaty.
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Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: IPS - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be “It’s complicated,” according to Clionadh Raleigh.
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India must chose to be champion or villain for climate and development (by Kumi Naidoo)

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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Ethiopia Calls for Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (Addis Ababa) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn calls on African leaders to launch climate smart agricultural initiatives to combat effects of climate change that affect agricultural productivity.
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UN says LatAm agricultural greenhouse gas emissions doubled in 50 years

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Xinhua - Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activity in Latin America doubled in the past 50 years and will continue to worsen if nothing is done to reverse the trend, a United Nations (UN) agency said Tuesday.
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Strong economic case for coal divestment (By Al Gore and David Blood)

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:59
Source: Financial Times -
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US-Africa summit starts with development fora

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: Xinhua - The United States on Monday kicked off its first ever summit with 50 African leaders with a series of fora on more traditional development issues like food security, and a meeting on the worsening Ebola epidemic that has cast a shadow over the three-day event.
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Africa Summit To Tackle Food Stability And Climate Change

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: NPR - An unprecedented gathering of African leaders opened in Washington, D.C. The U.S.-Africa Leader's Summit is covering topics including food security, climate change, regional stability and expanded business opportunities between the U.S. and Africa.
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Clock is ticking for cheap credits

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: NZ Herald - Almost all carbon units NZ emitters used last year were cut-price imports, but they can’t be used next year.
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Deforestation, development may be driving Ebola outbreaks, experts say

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:14
Source: Al-Jazeera - As the deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak continues its spread in West Africa, evidence suggests that human impact on the environment may have played a role in the latest epidemic.
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