Source: Brunei Times - BRUNEI and other ASEAN states will benefit from a new funding mechanism for projects that address food security, poverty and climate change.
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Source: Christian Science Monitor - President Michelle Bachelet recently announced her 2014-18 energy program, pledging to expand a liquefied natural gas port and support renewable energy sources.
Source: CNBC - Since the dawn of civilisation, the sun has been relied upon to bring us light and warmth. Today, its energy is being harnessed to generate clean, limitless power that, along with other "renewable" sources, could eventually see us reduce our reliance on fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
Source: Reuters - The rapidly changing climate poses a threat of sparking greater global conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told the graduating class of Boston College, urging the graduates to play a role in pushing for new energy policies
Source: Blue&Green Tomorrow - A coalition of around 300 civil society organisations have voiced concerns after it emerged the Green Climate Fund (GCF) could be used to develop nuclear, dams and other fossil fuels.
Source: AP - The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports.
Source: Reuters - S&P said climate change will be the 21st Century's second global "mega-trend", after aging populations, to put downward pressure on sovereign ratings, which could harm economic growth and government coffers.
Source: LaCrosse Tribune - A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers last week released a series of detailed science-based scenarios envisioning life in 2070 in the Madison areas Yahara Watershed, aiming to help people envision the effects of climate change before it worsens.
Source: Forbes - Being a big business, the insurance industry is a strong backer of free enterprise and its laissez-faire leaders
Source: Wall Street Journal - Whale oil made New Bedford, Mass., America's energy capital in the early 19th century. Now the gritty fishing port is once again linking its future to energythis time renewable.
Source: BusinessGreen - New target aims to more than triple current installed capacity as China continues clean energy investment drive
Source: Sciences et avenir - La France accueillera et présidera lan prochain la 21e conférence sur le climat. Léconomiste Laurence Tubiana, qui vient dêtre nommée représentante spéciale de Laurent Fabius
Source: Guardian - What Britain can learn from the Netherlands about defending against floods and adapting to climate change
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.