Source: power-technology.com - Having taken the top spot in the global furniture market, the company is looking to transform itself into a 'better' company by putting sustainability and energy efficiency at the top of its corporate agenda.
Source: Guardian - The European Union climate chief says talks at a major climate summit in Paris this year will not be a failure even if governments fail to keep warming below the dangerous 2C threshold.
Source: AP - Norway will cut its emissions of global warming gases by at least 40 percent by 2030, aligning itself with the target set by the European Union, the government said Wednesday.
Source: thethirdpole.net - The Indian government is considering submitting two options to the UN on how it plans to tackle climate change what it can do with its own resources, and what it can do if it gets finances and cheap technology transfers from developed countries
Source: Reuters - Water scarcity could lead to conflict between communities and nations as the world is still not fully aware of the water crisis many countries face as a result of climate change, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists warned on Tuesday.
Source: AFP - India's government on Tuesday defended its efforts to combat climate change after US President Barack Obama urged the country to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.
Source: EFE - La secretaria de la Convención Marco sobre el Cambio Climático de las Naciones Unidas (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres, descartó hoy que no se logre un acuerdo internacional contra el cambio climático en la cumbre de París que se celebrará a finales de año.
Source: L'Express - La ministre de l'Ecologie, Ségolène Royal, annonce dans Le Parisien/Aujourd'hui en France de mercredi la mise en place "avant l'été" d'un "certificat vert" ou "qualité de l'air" à apposer sur les véhicules propres.
Source: RTCC - Envoys from nearly 200 countries will descend on Geneva from February 8-13, tasked with crafting a draft of a proposed UN climate change pact.
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Source: African Review - AfDBs Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a grant worth US$777,000 for Canadas JCM Greenquest Solar Corporation to develop a 72MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Cameroon
Source: UPI - The American pika is a small rodent-like mountain-dwelling species of the American West, characterized by short, stout bodies and big round ears.
Source: Reuters - China plans to initially cap emissions from six industrial sectors, such as power generators and chemical plants, in a national carbon market likely to be launched by the middle of next year, a government official said on Wednesday.
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have launched the Clean Energy Incubator Network. The program, funded by the Energy Department, aims to improve the performance of clean energy business incubators, connect critical industry and energy sector partners, and advance clean energy technologies emerging from universities and federal laboratories.
Source: Guardian - Coral species from different climes being mixed as a form of assisted evolution to see if it will help them adapt more quickly to rising sea temperatures
Source: Al-Jazeera - In the global climate fight, 2015 could be the year for innovation, collaboration and partnership. We have already see this in operation with the energy and climate language associated with the nuclear trade and verification elements of President Barack Obamas diplomatic trip to India, which drew to a close this week.
Source: Reuters - Trees in the Australian city of Melbourne are replying to emails from the public as authorities seek to highlight the impact of climate change in a country where rising temperatures are expected to outpace global warming worldwide.
Source: Reuters - Companies struggling to meet their renewable energy goals can now get help from a venture that aims to link up the biggest businesses in the United States with clean power.
Source: AFP - The year 2014 was the hottest on record, part of a "warming trend" that appeared set to continue, the UN's weather agency said Monday.
Source: AP - The U.N. weather agency says 2014 was the warmest year on record, though the temperature difference with 2010 and 2005 is so small that it's impossible to say for sure which of the three years was the hottest.