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Climate negotiations yet to begin in earnest in Bonn

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Irish Times - Hard negotiations on the shape and content of an international treaty to tackle global warming have yet to get under way after eight days of talks in Bonn, despite what everyone describes as a “constructive” atmosphere at the latest United Nations conference.
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UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on climate change mitigation

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Guardian - It's time to move on from the basics of whether global warming is happening to how best to respond, says chief science adviser
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Steps Towards Paris 2015

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Energy Collective -
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Small island developing state event aims for alliances

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: SciDev.net - The UN’s Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in Apia, Samoa, on 1-4 September, will aim to identify the unique needs and vulnerabilities of island nations and opportunities for international support.
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EU hopes to set out CO2 pledge in time for Ban Ki-moon climate summit

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: BusinessGreen - Climate commissioner maintains 2030 framework talks are on track as reports suggest Australian leader is to snub September summit
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Pacific presidents speak out against Australia's stand on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Australia Network News - Pacific leaders have criticised Australia's moves to form a conservative international climate change alliance, saying it will only isolate Australia further in the Pacific.
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Climate change: how businesses can deal with America's most divisive issue

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - In US politics, global warming has grown more divisive than abortion, gun control, or the death penalty. What's a concerned company to do?
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Next big idea in forest conservation? Making sure REDD+ works

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: mongabay.com - Despite decades of attention and advocacy, tropical forests are still falling at rapid rates worldwide.
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Penguins Once Thrived in Warmer Temps, But Now Face Climate Crisis

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 07:39
Source: LiveScience - Since the last ice age, penguins have basked in warmer Antarctic climates because less ice makes it easier for the birds to breed and hunt for food, a new study reveals.
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Will a new climate fund unlock a global deal?

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: BBC - As UN climate talks continue in Bonn, money is emerging as a critical element in getting the world to agree on a new deal by the end of next year.
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Warren Buffett could double renewable energy investment to $30bn

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: Blue&Green Tomorrow - Warren Buffett has said his Berkshire Hathaway holding company could invest a further $15 billion (£8.9 billion) in solar and wind projects in the US.
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Chinese hints, U.S. emission cuts fall far short of climate cure

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: Reuters - China's hints that it will cap its soaring greenhouse gas emissions and a U.S. plan to cut emissions in the power sector, while representing a shift, do not add up to a strong cure for global warming by the world's top two emitters.
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Azerbaijan and Georgia are taking the silent lead on climate action

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: RTCC - Countries of Caucuses and Central Asia are the unsung heroes in the fight against global warming
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Count me out of climate change summit, says Tony Abbott

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Australian - GLOBAL talks on climate change will go ahead in September without Tony Abbott as he deals with domestic pressures that prevent him attending the United Nations summit.
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Brazil's World Cup also a test bed for climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: AFP - Beyond the spectacle of 32 nations battling for the greatest prize in football, the World Cup is also a test bed for tackling climate-damaging carbon emissions from major events.
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The Bonn UN climate talks: What's at stake and what's next?

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: Carbon Brief - Bonn's hotels are full of climate officials this week. They're in town to complete another step toward a deal to cut global emissions that can replace 1997's Kyoto Protocol.
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A Plan B for Climate Agreements

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
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Bonn conference hears call for political commitment to tackle climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: Irish Times - World leaders will need to show “real political commitment” if an international treaty to tackle global warming is to be concluded in Paris before the end of next year, according to the Climate Action Network
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France's faith groups unite to fast for political action on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Tablet - The French Catholic Church has joined local Orthodox, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist religious leaders in supporting the “Fast for the Climate” interfaith campaign.
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