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EU Nations Said to Set Next Carbon-Market Overhaul Talks in June

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: Bloomberg - European Union governments will hold further discussions in June about a proposal to make supply in the world’s biggest carbon market more flexible, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
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Ex-U.N. climate chief installed as new head of GGGI

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: Yonhap - A former head of the United Nations' climate change agency began his term on Tuesday as the new director-general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Seoul-initiated international green growth entity said.
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DENR issues ECC for 68.8 MW Manolo Fortich Hydro Project

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: Sun.Star Davao - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region X has granted an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) to Hedcor Bukidnon, Inc.’s proposed hydropower facility in the province.
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IMF, World Bank push carbon pricing

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: The Australian - The leaders of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund have called upon finance ministers to "tackle the issue of carbon pricing," Fairfax reports.
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Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change Ronny Jumeau Challenges Guam to Branch Out to Other Islands for Solutions

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: Pacific News Center - rofessionals and experts gathered this morning for the UOG Sustainability Conference to dicuss issues regarding climate change. Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing States Issues Ronny Jumeau was the keynote speaker whose presentation focuses on islands reaching out to other islands finding island solutions to island problems.
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Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: Harvard Crimson - During an address at the Business School on Monday, former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon argued that although private sector companies are often hesitant to adopt climate change initiatives, minimizing carbon emissions may prove extremely profitable.
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Whitehouse urges action on climate change

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:44
Source: Brown Daily Herald - The United States needs to wake up to the issue of climate change, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told approximately 75 students, faculty members and community members Monday afternoon.
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'Modest hope' to slow warming, but no 'free lunch,' U.N. warns

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:19
Source: CNN - Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.
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IPCC climate change report: averting catastrophe is eminently affordable

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:19
Source: Guardian - Catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards according to a UN report, which concludes that the transformation required to a world of clean energy is eminently affordable.
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Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:19
Source: Reuters - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air.
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U.N. climate panel: Governments must do more in face of dire global-warming threats

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:04
Source: Washington Post - Facing a potential climate catastrophe, the world’s governments agreed in 2009 to limit a global rise in mean temperature by the end of this century to avert the frightening effects of global warming.
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U.N.: Time Is Running Out for Climate-Change Action

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:04
Source: TIME - A group of experts appointed by the U.N. has said immediate action is necessary to halt the worst effects of climate change
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UN climate chief urges 'bold' carbon-curbing steps

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:04
Source: AFP - The UN climate chief on Sunday called on governments to take bold steps to tame carbon emissions after a landmark report said the worldwide aim to limit global warming was still attainable.
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UN climate study: still time to save the world

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:04
Source: Financial Times - Disastrous effects of global warming can still be avoided, the world’s leading climate scientists say, but only by making a concerted international effort to cut carbon emissions through heavy investment in renewable and nuclear energy sources.
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Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:59
Source: AP - The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
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EU throws down gauntlet to big emitters

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:44
Source: AFP - European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard today threw down the gauntlet to major carbon emitters after a UN panel pointed to options to brake surging greenhouse gases in line with global ambitions.
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In key document, UN climate panel warns emissions rising but drops statistics showing where

UNFCCC headlines - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 07:44
Source: AP - The United Nations' expert panel on climate change is highlighting the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what's actually being done to attain them.
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President Yadav concerned about deforestation in Chure region

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:59
Source: Himalayan Times - President Ram Baran Yadav today expressed grave concern about the destruction of the Chure region in Siraha. Inaugurating World Welfare Peace Mahayagya today on the banks of the Kamala River in Saraswor of Siraha, President Yadav said the plain land in the Tarai was gradually transforming into a desert due to destruction of the Chure.
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New model to project climate change impact

UNFCCC headlines - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:59
Source: eKantipur - The government is preparing a new model to help project the impacts of climate change on temperature, rainfall and other climatic conditions in eight districts.
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