An online clean technology database

Feed aggregator

European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: The New York Times - The 28 leaders of the European Union agreed early on Friday on targets for protecting the climate and generating greener power despite deep divisions among their nations over how to produce energy.
Categories: You might like

SEA countries share experience on building resilience to climate change impacts

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:14
Source: VietNamNet Bridge - More than 200 delegates from Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia are attending a three-day international forum on climate change, which opened on Oct 23 in Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia.
Categories: You might like

European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:49
Source: The New York Times - The 28 leaders of the European Union agreed early on Friday on targets for protecting the climate and generating greener power despite deep divisions among their nations over how to produce energy.
Categories: You might like

7 industries at greatest risk from climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:09
Source: CNBC - Rising temperatures and sea levels, along with increased incidence of extreme weather events, pose a threat to the global economy. Global infrastructure spending, public food supply, health and surging demand for energy are among the demographic themes that could come with steep climate-change costs.
Categories: You might like

Can art inspire climate change action? An ice installation aims to do just that

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:09
Source: The Guardian - To coincide with the latest IPCC climate report, 12 blocks of Greenland ice will be left to melt in Copenhagen City Hall Square as a visual representation of climate change.
Categories: You might like

Climate change rivals Ebola at World Health Summit

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:49
Source: EurActiv - Climate change is expected to cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050, affecting the poorest countries with weak health care systems - a global challenge that rivaled Ebola as one of the top issues at the World Health Summit in Berlin this week. EurActiv Germany reports.
Categories: You might like

Kew spreads climate change word

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:49
Source: BBC News - The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew has issued a "position paper" saying that man-made global warming is changing the outlook for plants and trees worldwide.
Categories: You might like

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:49
Source: Phys.Org - As permafrost soils thaw under the influence of global warming, communities of soil microbes act as potent amplifiers of global climate change, an international study has shown.
Categories: You might like

There’s a surprisingly strong link between climate change and violence

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:49
Source: The Washington Post - Earlier this year, when a study came out suggesting global warming will increase the rates of violent crimes in the United States -- producing "an additional 22,ooo murders, 180,000 cases of rape," and many other crime increases by the year 2099 -- it drew widespread criticism. "This ... is what people who are losing the argument look like," noted the conservative publication National Review. One study may seem easy to dismiss. But the combined results of 56 of them? Not so much.
Categories: You might like

China’s coal consumption drops for first time this century

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:49
Source: RTCC - China’s coal use has fallen for the first time this century – a turning point for a country which currently consumes almost half of the world’s coal supplies.
Categories: You might like

Poland isolated as pressure mounts on EU to deliver 2030 climate deal.

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:29
Source: RTCC - Poland is the only country resisting a 40% carbon target as part of the European Union’s 2030 package, sources close to negotiations say.
Categories: You might like

Sea level could rise ‘height of man' by 2100

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:29
Source: RTCC - For those who think climate change means deep trouble, some comfort: there is a limit to how deep. Danish-led researchers have looked at all the projections and satisfied themselves that, at the very worst, sea levels this century will rise by a maximum 1.8 metres − roughly the height of an average man.
Categories: You might like

Divestment campaigners set their sights on UK banks

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:29
Source: RTCC - British banks are being urged to pull their money out of polluting fossil fuels, in the latest twist of the divestment movement. The UK’s five biggest banks have more than £66 billion invested in coal, oil and gas extraction, according to a report by European Greens.
Categories: You might like

NREL Growth Forum to Feature 30 Clean Energy Companies

NREL - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:00
Thirty clean energy companies will gather in Denver Oct. 28-29 to present their clean energy business cases to a panel of investors and industry experts at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) annual Industry Growth Forum.
Categories: You might like

Pacific Islanders Block Coal Ships at Australian Port to Protest Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:29
Source: Global Voices Online - 350.org's Pacific climate warriors paddled out into the Port of Newcastle, followed by hundreds of Australians and came head to head with gigantic coal ships on 17 October. It truly was David versus Goliath.
Categories: You might like

Climate change: Europe's unfinished business (opinion)

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:49
Source: Aljazeera - Former Costa Rican president challenges EU to think of the next generation, rather than the next election.
Categories: You might like

US, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight - draft

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:49
Source: Reuters - The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday.
Categories: You might like

U.S. insurance firms failing to address climate change risk -report

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:49
Source: Reuters - Most U.S. insurance companies are completely unprepared to address the risks related to climate change, a new survey published Wednesday found, a finding that could have negative consequence for the wider debate over how to tackle the issue.
Categories: You might like

Climate change warning stickers on SF gas pumps?

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:49
Source: SF Gate - Gasoline pumps in San Francisco could soon carry a warning: Burn this fuel, and contribute to global warming.
Categories: You might like

Marshall Islands poet says youth must lead climate fight

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:49
Source: RTCC - Star of UN climate summit says support in New York left her stunned, and determined to save country from rising sea levels
Categories: You might like
Syndicate content