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IRENA & Clean Energy Solutions Center Teaming Up To Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 07:49
Source: Cleantechnica - The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Clean Energy Solutions Center are teaming up in order to help speed up the adoption of renewable energy throughout the world, according to a recent announcement.
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Ségolène Royal ne ferme pas la porte aux gaz de schiste

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 07:49
Source: AFP/Libération - La ministre de l'Ecologie défend le principe de précaution, tout en ajoutant : «Moi, je ne suis pas dogmatique et si de nouvelles technologies non dangereuses apparaissent, pourquoi pas ?»
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UN joins mission to balance investment goals

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Financial Times - For the investment world, “long term” typically means years. For the environment, it means decades, centuries and beyond.
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Water goes 'missing' with snow loss

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: BBC - A new study finds that if temperatures rise and more precipitation falls as rain rather than snow, it will reduce the total amount of water in rivers.
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Deforestation: Carving up the Amazon

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Nature - Next to a newly paved highway in the Peruvian Amazon, a discreet white-on-green sign urges travellers to protect the surrounding ecosystem. “Let's care for the environment, let's conserve the forest,” it reads.
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EPA is readying climate rule for existing power plants as deadline approaches

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Washington Post - With less than two weeks to go, the Environmental Protection Agency is readying a climate rule for existing power plants that requires a steep reduction in carbon emissions while allowing states and companies broad flexibility in how they limit overall greenhouse gas discharges.
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UN Green Climate Fund Agrees Rules, Paving Way to Raise Funds

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Bloomberg - The Green Climate fund set up as a result of United Nations climate-treaty talks to help finance projects that reduce emissions in poorer nations agreed on a set of rules, paving the way for initial capital to be raised.
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Dutch, Indonesian universities develop new solar energy system in Papua

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Jakarta Post - A Dutch-Indonesian initiative has developed a new system for photovoltaic (PV) solar energy, offering a solution to rapid increases in electricity demand in Indonesia due to the country’s vibrant economic growth and rising prosperity.
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Africa-focused miners positioned to embrace 100% renewable energy

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Mining Weekly - African mining companies find themselves with an unusually strong case for converting to 100% peak penetration of solar or wind energy rather than implementing partial solutions that bring only small financial and environmental benefits, Siemens Smart Generation Solutions manager Fabrice Nicolas says.
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Royal : « Je ne pense pas que nous pourrons sortir du nucléaire »

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Le Monde - Auditionnée mercredi 21 mai en fin de matinée par la commission d'enquête parlementaire sur les coûts de la filière nucléaire, Ségolène Royal s'est livrée à un vibrant plaidoyer en faveur de la transition énergétique et des énergies renouvelables, tout en écartant la perspective d'un abandon de l'atome.
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Les jésuites du Cambodge s'impliquent contre l'effet de serre

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 08:09
Source: Radio Vatican - Les jésuites du Cambodge ont lancé un programme visant à neutraliser les émissions de dioxyde de carbone, -principale cause de l'effet de serre-, à destination des jésuites du pays, mais aussi des volontaires et des visiteurs.
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Novo acordo climático surtirá efeito só em 2050, afirma secretária da ONU

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:09
Source: FGVces - Um dos desafios da próxima Conferência da ONU sobre Mudanças Climáticas (COP 20), prevista para dezembro em Lima, no Peru, será criar as bases para um novo acordo sobre o tema em 2015, que deve ter resultados por volta de meados do século, afirmou Christiana Figueres, secretária-executiva das Nações Unidas para o clima.
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Bolivia’s Mother Earth Law Hard to Implement

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:09
Source: IPS - The law for the defence of Mother Earth passed by Bolivia a year and a half ago has not yet moved from good intentions to concrete action.
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Environmental protection a must as ASEAN heads for integration - civil society

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:09
Source: InterAksyon.com - As ASEAN nations head for economic integration, environmental protection becomes an imperative.
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More sea turtles will be born female as climate warms, study shows

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:09
Source: Guardian - Once the sands in which eggs incubate grow too hot, population could become entirely female – risking the reptile's extinction
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Saudi Arabia in Policy Shift Seeking Solar Through Aramco

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:09
Source: Bloomberg - Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company is planning to add more solar power, a move to limit domestic fossil-fuel consumption in the world’s biggest exporter of crude.
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Green Climate Fund edges closer to reality

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: RTCC - Board agree on risk framework, one of six ‘essential elements’ that will allow GCF to become operational
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Climate change threatens 30 U.S. landmarks: science advocacy group

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: Reuters - Climate change is threatening U.S. landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the César Chávez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday.
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Global warming threatens more deadly Everest-like avalanches: report

UNFCCC headlines - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:49
Source: Reuters - Mountaineering tourism in Nepal faces a threat from global warming as melting glaciers feed the risk of more deadly disasters such as the avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people last month, scientists said on Tuesday.
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