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Cambio climático no espera a que haya acuerdos: Guerra Abud

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: El Universal - El cambio climático "ya está aquí" por lo que urge llevar a cabo acciones ya que éste "no esperará a que continuemos dialogando hasta ponernos de acuerdo", advirtió el titular de la Semarnat, Juan José Guerra Abud.
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Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: Scientific American - The Department of Defense has 7,600 military installations across all 50 states and 40 foreign countries.
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Germany pledges $1bn to UN climate change fund

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Aid group Oxfam has called on other rich nations to follow the example of Germany, which has promised €750m ($1bn) for the UN's fledgling Green Climate Fund.
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Building toward sustainable, resilient cities in 2050 (blog)

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: GreenBiz - By 2050, seven out of every 10 people on Earth will be an urban dweller. What the cities of the future look like depends largely on decisions we make today.
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European Investment Bank Provides €150 Million Loan To Israel’s Largest Solar Power Project

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: Cleantechnica - Israel is working towards achieving its goal to source 10% of its total electricity needs from renewable energy sources by 2020. In this endeavor the country has received a major financial boost, with the European Investment Bank providing €150 million loan to the largest solar power project in Israel
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Riding the solar tuk-tuk

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: Reuters - Naveen Rabelli's tuk-tuk broke down the first time he rolled it out of his garage. The electrical engineer didn't lose heart: now, he plans to drive his customised three-wheeler all the way to London
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EU study finds ‘green’ economy can boost jobs

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Recycler - The study from the European Environment Agency (EEA) found that both jobs and innovation could grow from a resource-efficient, ‘green’ economy.
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Laurent Fabius: "Le réchauffement climatique, c’est maintenant !"

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Paris Match - Pour préparer la grande conférence internationale Paris Climat 2015, le ministre des Affaires étrangères est allé au chevet de l’Arctique.
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Educación ambiental: principal objetivo en la Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Sol de Margarita - Los movimientos sociales ambientalistas de todas partes del mundo se concentran este martes 15 de julio en el hotel Venetur Margarita, donde sostendrán una reunión Internacional preparatoria de la Pre Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático
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Perú aboga por establecer responsabilidad diferenciada sobre cambio climático

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Andina - El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, abogó hoy por establecer una “responsabilidad común, pero diferencia” entre las economías industrializadas y las emergentes, en relación a la lucha contra el cambio climático.
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World Cup Champs for Arctic Climate? (blog)

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: Deutsche Welle -
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Merkel steps up call for deal on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
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.
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China May Announce Emissions Cap Next Year: Treaty Envoy

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
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 country’s lead climate-treaty negotiator said.
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Mary Robinson named UN envoy for climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
Source: AP - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish president Mary Robinson as his special envoy for climate change.
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Europe handed out too many carbon permits, says China negotiator

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
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.
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8 charts that show how climate change is making the world more dangerous

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:19
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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REEEP collaborates to host Southern African Bioenergy Experts Event

REEEP - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:29

This workshop, held from 29-30 April 2014, was the first in a series that provides input to the How2Guide for Bioenergy – a manual for policy and decision makers for the development and implementation of bioenergy technology roadmaps that are tailored to national frameworks, resources and capacities.

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CTI PFAN accepting proposals for the fifth Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-5) Business Plan Competition

REEEP - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:03

The Climate Technology Initiavie (CTI) Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is now accepting proposals from Asian Region for participating in the Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-5) Business Plan Competition.

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Singapore firm in $248m partnership to develop wind energy in Thailand

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:29
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.
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