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Dubai Municipality initiative to combat global warming

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: Gulf News - Replacing traditional diesel with biodiesel in trucks will reduce 22,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per yearIn conjunction with National Environmental Day, Dubai Municipality kicked off a new initiative that aims to replace the use of traditional diesel with biodiesel in tanks of big trucks.
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Buried in Boston? Blame it on climate change -- maybe

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: USA Today - Boston is used to snow, but not like this — nearly 6 feet in two weeks, including the biggest two snowstorms since records began after the Civil War.
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Why climate scientists are right about how hot the planet is going to get

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 09:09
Source: Washington Post - One key concept that climate scientists and policymakers use to forecast future global warming — and estimate how much we should reduce greenhouse-gas emissions — is known as “climate sensitivity.”
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France says climate talks crucial for world security

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 09:19
Source: Reuters - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius launched a round of global climate talks in Geneva on Sunday and warned that world security, as well as the environment, depended on their success.
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Plea for 'urgency' at UN climate talks

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 09:19
Source: AFP - UN climate negotiators gathered in Geneva were urged Sunday to show urgency and compromise in crafting a draft by next week for a global pact to be signed in December.
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UN climate talks get into gear in Geneva

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 09:19
Source: Deutsche Welle - UN negotiators are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks this week. With 2014 recognised as the hottest year on record, there is increasing pressure for a global climate pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
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UN climate talks start with call to work as “one team” in Geneva

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 09:19
Source: RTCC - With six days to create a draft agreement, officials ask countries to drop historic divides and start new era of cooperation
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A Genève, 195 pays se penchent sur un futur accord

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:59
Source: L'Express - Les négociations sur le climat reprennent dimanche à Genève. Il s'agit de la première réunion formelle depuis deux mois. Elle est destinée à préparer le texte du grand accord que doivent signer en décembre à Paris 195 Etats, toujours divisés sur plusieurs points-clés.
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Draft of Climate Change Agreement Enters Final Lap

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:59
Source: Voice of America - A new round of U.N.-sponsored negotiations to draft a climate change agreement to halt global warming has begun in Geneva.
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Withering clouds: Climate change damaging biodiverse Costa Rica forest

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:59
Source: Al-Jazeera - Higher air temperatures mean rising clouds, altering the ecosystem by pushing flora and fauna toward higher ground
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EU wants India to contribute to UN Green Climate

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:59
Source: PTI - The European Union today said it expects India and other emerging economies to contribute to the Green Climate Fund after 2020, stating that "geopolitical realities have changed significantly".
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Angela Merkel: The green realist who could make or break a climate deal

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:59
Source: RTCC - On Monday, Merkel visits the White House, where climate change is on the agenda. Will US president Barack Obama meet an advocate for ambition, or a protector of heavy industry?
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'India can achieve highest emission reduction in Asia'

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:59
Source: IANS - India can achieve the highest reduction in emission levels in Asia by 2050 by adopting agricultural practices that prevent the release of methane and nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere, a Japanese expert has said.
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Hopeful signs but no miracle fix at Paris climate summit: U.N

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: Reuters - The world will take years to limit climate change to manageable levels, with no miracle fix at a Paris summit this year despite growing signs of action by governments and companies, the United Nations climate chief said on Thursday.
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UN climate chief: Major economies committed to Paris deal

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: RTCC - The UN’s climate chief is confident all major economies will deliver their commitments towards a proposed global warming pact by a deadline of October 1 this year.
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Figueres: París será un éxito si establece la senda hacia un mundo descarbonizado en 2050

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: EFEVerde - Esto es lo que contó Figueres en un briefing vía web con los periodistas que siguen las negociaciones climáticas, a dos días de que se reanuden en Ginebra para continuar “gestando” el embrión de acuerdo surgido de la Cumbre del Clima celebrada en Lima el pasado diciembre.
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Business leaders back ambitious emissions reduction target

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:24
Source: Financial Times - The chief executive of Unilever, the maker of Dove soap and Lipton tea, has urged world leaders to slash greenhouse gas emissions to virtually zero within 35 years as global climate deal negotiations intensify.
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UN climate chief tempers expectations on Paris deal

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:04
Source: AP - Tempering expectations on a global climate deal in Paris this year, the U.N.'s top climate diplomat on Thursday warned against assuming the pact will suffice to prevent dangerous levels of warming.
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Climate change pushes India's poorest children into slavery - Satyarthi

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:04
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Disasters resulting from climate change are pushing poor Indian families into poverty so deep that they are lured by traffickers into selling their children into bonded labour or prostitution, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Thursday.
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China to target aviation next year in national carbon trading scheme

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:04
Source: BusinessGreen - China is reportedly planning to target energy and aviation emissions among six industrial sectors when it launches its carbon trading scheme early next year.
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