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Greek Orthodox Patriarch to attend Philippines climate change forum on French president’s invitation

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 08:19
Source: Hurriyet - Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew will attend a climate change forum in the Philippines on Feb. 26-27, on the invitation of French President François Hollande.
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Colorado High School Science Bowl Cancelled Due to Weather

NREL - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 08:00
Due to the winter weather conditions forecasted for tomorrow, the Colorado High School Science Bowl has been cancelled. It is unknown at this time if the event will be rescheduled.
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Economists warn of “lost decade” risk for EU carbon market

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Ahead of key European Parliament vote next Tuesday, researchers urge early reform to flagship climate policy
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Climate Change And New York City: More Heat, Rain And Flooding On The Horizon For Big Apple

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: International Business Times - Increased coastal flooding, more intense heat waves and lots of rain are on the horizon for New Yorkers as global greenhouse gases drive manmade climate change and alter weather patterns, a report from the New York City Panel on Climate Change predicts.
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Post-2015 agenda must give real voice to developing nations: Bhagwant Bishnoi

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: PTI - With the post-2015 development agenda set to be adopted later this year at the UN, India has said developing nations must be given the "necessary space" to pull their people out of poverty while pursuing socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth.
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Paris: Don’t leave out planes and ships (opinion)

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: EurActiv -
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US-based EcoSikh to focus on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Hindustan Times - As the United Nations gears up for a major global summit on climate change in Paris in December, EcoSikh, a US-based organisation, has appealed to Sikhs to focus on climate change when they celebrate Sikh Environment Day on March 14 this year.
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Japan Looks to Ocean for Renewable Energy

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Wall Street Journal - As an island nation, Japan controls large swaths of ocean territory, about the sixth-greatest expanse of any country in the world, according to government data. That is stark contrast to its relatively meagre land area, which ranks near the middle of list, in 60th place. So it makes sense for Japan to look to the seas for renewable energy — something it hasn’t done so far.
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EU politicians haggle over carbon market reform date

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - A compromise date of the very end of 2018 for reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has run into opposition from some legislators, EU sources said, ahead of a vote next week that will be closely watched by the world's biggest carbon market.
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UAE inaugurates micro grid solar plant in Fiji

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:49
Source: Trade Arabia - The UAE has inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that will bring clean energy to some of Fiji’s outer islands.
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De jeunes Européens tiennent leur "sommet climat" à Toulouse

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 08:49
Source: France bleu - À dix mois du Sommet climat de Paris qui va réunir la plupart des pays du monde pour plancher sur les mesures à prendre pour limiter le réchauffement climatique, des étudiants venus de plusieurs pays européens se retrouvent à Toulouse toute cette fin de semaine pour "leur"sommet climat.
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Global CO2 emissions to grow at slightly slower rate to 2035: BP

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - Global carbon emissions from energy use will grow at 25 percent between 2013 and 2035, a slightly slower rate than previously estimated, BP said on Tuesday, but still above the rate scientists say would avoid the worst effects of climate change.
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Invest in cities, renewable energy, UN envoy Michael Bloomberg tells conference in India

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: UN News Centre - Welcoming India’s efforts to confront climate change, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael Bloomberg, said today that the country was incredibly well placed to capitalise on the benefits of renewable energy.
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Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: AP - The tiny hut sculpted out of mud at the edge of the sea is barely large enough for Bokul Mondol and his family to lie down in.
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U.S. EPA chief hints at softening carbon rule interim timeline

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: Reuters - The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that it may ease an interim deadline for states to meet tougher carbon emission standards after regulators and electric utilities complained a lack of time may destabilize electricity supplies.
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Scientists sound storm warning on African climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: BusinessDay - On a typical February day in West Africa, Cape Verdeans are taking time to cool down as the island nation is buffeted by a rare unseasonal downpour.
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Tonga’s King talks climate change with Pope Francis

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: RTCC - Tonga’s King has taken the environmental challenges facing the small island states in the Pacific to the Vatican.
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Catholic group launches global climate-focused Lenten fast

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 09:09
Source: National Catholic Reporter - Forty days of Lent this year will equate to 40 days of fasting for Catholics in 40-plus countries in a push for greater unity and action around the issue of climate change
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Hollywood actors to join French president in PH visit

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 08:49
Source: Rappler - Oscar-winning actors Jeremy Irons and Marion Cotillard will join French President Francois Hollande's Philippine visit from February 26 to 27, which includes a trip to Guiuan in Eastern Samar
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