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PERU: RD participa en diálogo sobre cambio climático

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:04
Source: almomento.net - República Dominicana participó en el diálogo de los jefes de negociación sobre cambio climático que se realizó en esta capital con el objetivo de propiciar un espacio reflexivo y fortalecer la posición regional de América Latina y el Caribe.
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Winners for NREL’s 24th Solar and Lithium Ion Car Races

NREL - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 08:00
Indy-500-style checkered flags, high-tech neoprene rubber tracks, and of course, sponsor decals graced the site of today’s Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Battery car competitions for Colorado’s middle schoolers. Nearly 300 students on 74 teams from 21 Colorado schools converged on Dakota Ridge High School to vie for a spot in the final races using solar and lithium ion battery powered vehicles they designed and built themselves.
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Student-Made Solar and Lithium Ion Battery Cars Take to the Racetrack on Saturday

NREL - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 08:00
Nearly 300 middle school students from around Colorado will participate in the 24th Annual Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Battery car competitions on Saturday, May 17, at Dakota Ridge High School in Littleton. The competitions give students the opportunity to showcase their engineering skills by building and racing high-performance model solar and battery vehicles.
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Chile energy agenda aims to reduce prices, promote renewables

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:59
Source: BNamericas - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and energy minister Máximo Pacheco unveiled the 2014-18 energy agenda on Thursday during a ceremony in the presidential palace La Moneda.
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Eventual acuerdo sobre cambio climático podría dar resultados hacia 2050

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:59
Source: AFP - Uno de los desafíos de la Cumbre del COP20 en Lima en diciembre será sentar las bases de un nuevo acuerdo sobre cambio climático en 2015 que debería arrojar resultados hacia mitad de siglo, dijo a la AFP Christiana Figueres, representante de la ONU en el cónclave.
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Netherlands' largest offshore wind farm powers forward

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:59
Source: BusinessGreen - Plans for the biggest Dutch offshore wind farm to date have taken a major step forward after the consortium of developers behind the 600MW scheme signed €2.8bn worth of contracts.
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Europe’s renewable energy market boosted by €3bn wind farm deal

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:59
Source: Financial Times - A €3bn deal for what is expected to be one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms has boosted Europe’s battered renewable energy market after more than a year of sagging investment.
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Ollanta Humala viajará a Alemania y EEUU para reuniones sobre cambio climático

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:34
Source: Peru21 - Esas citas forman parte de las actividades preparatorias para la Cumbre del Clima de la ONU, que se celebrará en Lima en diciembre.
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Christiana Figueres y ministro Pulgar-Vidal participaron en Diálogos con la Sociedad Civil Latinoamericana camino a la COP20

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:34
Source: Minam - Con la presencia del ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, y de la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres, ayer por la tarde se realizó la primera sesión de Diálogos con la Sociedad Civil Latinoamericana camino a la COP20.
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Dunedin becomes the first New Zealand city to dump its fossil fuel investments

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:34
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business - The council has committed to a policy of fossil fuel divestment to address the community impacts of climate change
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UK's oil, coal and gas 'gone in five years'

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:34
Source: BBC - In just over five years Britain will have run out of oil, coal and gas, researchers have warned.
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Report: Climate change affecting corporate bottom lines

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:34
Source: Al-Jazeera - Climate change isn’t just causing the ice caps to melt, it’s costing corporations big bucks and forcing some to factor its likely impact into their long-term plans.
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Philippines cuts ribbon on first utility-scale solar farm

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:34
Source: BusinessGreen - President urges business and governments to end "wait-and-see attitude" and step up investments in clean energy
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Ban Ki-moon to discuss climate change in China

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: Voice of Russia - UN chief Ban Ki-moon will leave for China at the end of the week to discuss the nation's role in combating climate change.
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Los pobres serán los más afectados por cambio climático

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: Prensa Latina - Los pobres del mundo serán los más afectados por los efectos críticos calentamiento, advirtió hoy en Perú la secretaria ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas para el Cambio Climático, Christiana Figueres.
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Cumbre COP sentará 20 bases para la eficiencia energética: ONU

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: Impacto.mx - La Conferencia de Estados Partes de la Convención Marco sobre Cambio Climático (COP 20), que se realizará en Perú, sentará las bases para lograr la eficiencia energética en el mundo, afirmó este miércoles la representante de la ONU, Christina Figueres.
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Massachusetts Wants More Solar Energy Projects

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: AP - The Patrick administration is hoping to encourage the growth of solar energy projects on landfills, ‘‘brownfield’’ sites, and residential rooftops in Massachusetts.
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As China and the USA close in on each other (comment)

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: Malta Today -
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Obama Views Climate Change As Part of His Legacy

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: Bloomberg BNA - President Barack Obama views addressing the problem of climate change as a key part of his legacy and remains staunchly committed to implementing as much of his climate action plan as possible prior to leaving office, a senior aide said May 13.
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IPCC's outdated climate change communication won't cut it

UNFCCC headlines - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 07:59
Source: Guardian Sustainable Business -
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