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US states consider carbon trading schemes

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: Financial Times - A number of US states are starting to consider carbon trading schemes to meet limits on greenhouse gas emissions put forward in President Barack Obama’s latest climate change initiative.
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Latin Americans forge ahead with CO2 reduction plans

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: ClimateWire - Climate change legislation is blazing a path across Latin America in what analysts say is one of the most promising trends on the horizon for action against global warming.
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NREL Finds Up to 6-cent per Kilowatt-Hour Extra Value with Concentrated Solar Power

NREL - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 08:00
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) projects would add additional value of 5 or 6 cents per kilowatt hour to utility-scale solar energy in California where 33 percent renewables will be mandated in six years, a new report by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found.
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Lawmakers at Mexico Summit Focus on Fighting Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: Latin American Herald Tribune - Some 300 lawmakers from close to 60 countries are focused on achieving legislative changes in each of their nations that will help limit the rise of world temperatures, according to legislators consulted by Efe.
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‘Monsoons could last 10 days longer’

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Hindu - One of the many consequences of global warming could be dramatic changes in the annual southwest monsoon, Govindswamy Bala, associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), has said.
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Call for 'environmental bank holiday' to focus on local problems

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: Independent - Environmental campaigners spend too much time targeting global conferences on the issue of "melting ice caps" and not enough on encouraging people to become activists in their own neighbourhood, a report will claim tomorrow.
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Time for a 'new environmentalism'?

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
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Climate's right for global deal on emissions

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
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Chinese negotiator urges political mutual trust in climate negotiations

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: Xinhua - China's chief climate negotiator has called for enhanced political mutual trust among all parties in climate negotiations.
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Mass, RI US Senators to Highlight Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: AP - U.S. senators from Massachusetts and Rhode Island are among at least five Democratic lawmakers calling on their Republican counterparts to come up with solutions to climate change.
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OPINION: Adapt to climate change, don't fear it

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
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Unesco heritage education aims to foster cultural understanding

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: Gulf Times - World Heritage sites are testimonies to and links between the past and present, as well as being places that contribute to a sustainable future.
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UN agency spotlights 'climate-smart' approach to galvanize rural renewal

UNFCCC headlines - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 08:04
Source: UN News Centre - As the global farming community continues to curb climate change and food insecurity, the United Nations agriculture agency today spotlighted the best practices of its “climate-smart” approach to tackle those challenges and spark rural renewal.
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Building blocks ‘missing’ for climate pact

UNFCCC headlines - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 08:04
Source: AFP - The clock is ticking for countries to lay the foundations of a 2015 deal to tackle dangerous climate change, ministers warned in Bonn yesterday.
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Carbon Credit Donations for World Cup Offset 30% of Event's Emissions So Far

UNFCCC headlines - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 08:04
Source: Bloomberg BNA - Private-sector carbon credit reduction donations have already offset 30 percent of the estimated carbon emissions to be generated by the upcoming 2014 World Cup soccer tournament, an Environment Ministry official told Bloomberg BNA.
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Finland reveals new climate change laws

UNFCCC headlines - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 07:39
Source: RTCC - Parliament agrees to target 80% emissions reduction by 2050 and promote use of renewable energy
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Upset at UN climate talks as ministers go missing

UNFCCC headlines - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 07:39
Source: BBC - Negotiators and campaigners have reacted angrily to the failure of many environment ministers to attend UN talks in Bonn.
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EU climate deal in balance as row simmers over 40% CO2 target

UNFCCC headlines - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 07:39
Source: RTCC - Poland remains opposed to new goals, saying it would leave poorer nations compensating for over-ambition
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