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Another Reason to Save Sea Otters: They’re Helping Fight Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: Takepart.com - Sea otters aren’t just unbearably cute; they’re also emerging as key players in keeping the oceans healthy in a warming world, according to new scientific research.
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India demands rich countries “walk the talk” on climate

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: RTCC - Latest meeting of leading emerging economies ends with leadership challenge to developed world
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Call for finance to top agenda at Ban Ki-moon climate summit

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: RTCC - Fears over a funding crunch are affecting trust ahead of 2015 Paris deal, says Ecuador’s chief climate negotiator
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How cap-and-trade helps forests and businesses grow together

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:34
Source: GreenBiz - Forests cover nearly half of Oregon’s 62 million acres, and while wood product markets have faced challenges in recent years, the forest sector employs more than 76,000 people in Oregon and accounts for nearly 7 percent of Oregon’s economic base
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When young people infiltrate the UN climate machine

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: RTCC - Not all youths protest. Some have become part of official government delegations. What can they achieve?
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US Secretary of State Kerry raises climate change in brief Solomons stop

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flagged cooperation on tackling climate change during a brief stop in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, where he emphasised ties dating back to World War Two.
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U.S. anti-coal dominoes hit BRICS wall, other skeptics

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - A year ago, U.S. President Barack Obama sought to mobilize the nation behind a grand plan: fight climate change by slashing carbon pollution at home, while prodding other countries to follow.
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Climate indicators show renewed signs of El Nino: Australia

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: Reuters - The Pacific Ocean has warmed in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, renewing signs of the development of an El Nino weather pattern.
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Rwanda: New Project Seeks to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: The New Times - Women, youth and other vulnerable groups are set to benefit from a newly proposed project that seeks to address challenges caused by climate change in the country.
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Rising economies 'ahead on climate'

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:34
Source: BBC - Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.
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New York event explores the future of buildings, cities and sustainability

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: GreenBiz - An elite group of leaders in cities, buildings and technology will convene in New York City next month to explore the trends and technologies leading to “next-gen” buildings and cities
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Electric Vehicle Sales Expected To Grow Globally To 1.8 Million By 2023

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: Cleantechnica - The rise of the electric vehicle has been predominantly centered in North America and Europe, but new figures from Navigant Research predict that the Asia Pacific region will soon become the largest market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs).
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Brazil bank BNDES outlines plans to finance solar-power plants

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: Reuters - Brazil's state-owned development bank BNDES will offer loans to power companies to cover up to 65 percent of the cost of new solar generation projects in the country, part of the government's plan to rapidly develop a local solar energy industry.
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Climate Change an important issue that calls for unity: Usec Saño

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:14
Source: Philippine Information Agency - "Climate Change is a real issue now that calls of us to work together from the barangay to the municipalities to the province and the national level. To survive climate change, we have to build a betternation by taking care of our environment and natural wealth."
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Ban Ki-moon Sends Message on International Youth Day

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Prensa Latina - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for greater support to young people on the occasion of the International Youth Day to be celebrated tomorrow August 12th.
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Climate change biggest Reef threat: report

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: AAP - Climate change is the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef, according to a major new report.
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Climate adaptation creates conflicts (opinion)

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Jakarta Post -
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Swamped by Rising Seas, Small Islands Seek a Lifeline

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The world’s 52 small island developing states (SIDS), some in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth because of sea-level rise triggered by climate change, will be the focus of an international conference in the South Pacific island nation of Samoa next month.
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Tuvalu to help chair UN climate summit

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: Radio New Zealand International - Tuvalu's Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga has been appointed co-chair of a one-day UN climate summit, to be held in New York.
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Ministro Pulgar-Vidal inaugurará Semana COP20 en Loreto

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:34
Source: INFOREGION - Este jueves 14 se iniciará la Semana COP20 Loreto, una serie de talleres y actividades destinados a informar a la población sobre la Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático (COP20) que se desarrollará en diciembre de este año en Lima.
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