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President Mahama Launch Two National Policies on Climate Change and Environment

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - A National Climate Change Policy as well as an Environment Policy have been launched in Accra, as a first step towards the country's preparedness to deal with challenges of the global phenomenon.
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Britain sticks with tough carbon target despite opposition

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: Reuters - Britain's government said it would stick with a goal to curb emissions by 2027 to 50 percent of the 1990 levels, a target that has led to political opposition and that its own advisers have said will be hard to meet.
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France backs 30 percent energy efficiency goal: letter

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: Reuters - France's energy minister threw her weight behind an energy savings goal of at least 30 percent for 2030 ahead of talks in Brussels on Wednesday to thrash out a target.
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Venezuela climate summit calls for end to “green economy”

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: RTCC - A UN-backed conference in Venezuela has ended with a declaration to scrap carbon markets and reject the green economy
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Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:59
Source: BBC - EU commissioners are meeting today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.
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Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:39
Source: Cleantechnica - Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency, according to the 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today.
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How to stop climate change making food less nutritious?

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: eco-business.com - Climate change threatens to make crops less nutritious, bringing bad news for Africa's food systems which are already under significant stress.
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Climate models accurately predicted global warming when reflecting natural ocean cycles

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - A new study shows that when synchronized with El Niño/La Niña cycles, climate models accurately predict global surface warming
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The G20 has the muscle to fight climate change (by Ross Garnaut)

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Business Spectator -
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NHL outlines plan to fight climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: The Hill - Climate change is impacting the next generation of hockey players directly, according to a report released Monday by the National Hockey League.
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Report: Sunday shows give climate change more air time

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: The Hill - Sunday shows have given climate change issues more air time in the first half of 2014 than in the last four years combined, according to a new analysis.
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Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken
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Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Natonal Geographic - For perspective on how climate change is affecting lakes, those of us here in the U.S. can just look across the pond, where scientists and the agencies involved in meeting the European Union’s Water Framework Directive have amassed an impressive body of research on the topic.
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Corralling Carbon Before It Belches From Stack

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: NY Times - So much soot belched from the old power plant here that Mike Zeleny would personally warn the neighbors.
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Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise in disasters

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:14
Source: Guardian - The world's population has nearly doubled in four decades, putting more people and property in harm's way
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Margareta Wahlstrom: how to write a UN climate deal

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: RTCC - Another UN climate deal is set for sign-off in March 2015 – and no one’s fighting about it. How is this possible?
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The heat is on — and we must act to keep our cool

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: London Evening Standard -
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Op-Ed: Sustainable Development and Agriculture in the Caribbean

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: Caribbean Journal -
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India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:59
Source: Cleantechnica - 22,000 MW solar power capacity by 2022, a dedicated national-level program for promoting wind energy generation, implementation of the world’s largest solar power projects (with capacity of up to 4,000 MW), covering canals with solar panels, implementing dedicated transmission corridors for distributing electricity from renewable energy projects, and cleaning one of the largest rivers in India.
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