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Easy times over as carbon prices enter bullish corridor

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: Commodities Now - With prices hitting a 5 month high of €6.50 today, established energy intelligence provider ICIS Tschach predicts a sustained increase in the price of European Trading Scheme (ETS) allowances. On current trajectories, prices are expected to hit double digits and a two-year high by year’s end. Such an increase would be a worrying trend for those with significant compliance obligations, especially large, carbon-intensive industrials

Study: Solar Activity Could Be Increasing Climate Change

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: CBS News - Though major contributors, human beings are not the only cause of climate change. A new study shows the sun has a major influence on the global climate.

Be climate change warriors, Pacific Islanders told

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: Fiji Times - THE Pacific can be warriors of climate change. This is the message King contestant and winner of the talent show, Josaia Nanuqa, wanted the people of Fiji to know.

Cities’ Air Problems Only Get Worse With Climate Change

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: NY Times - The threats from climate change are many: extreme weather, shrinking snowpack, altered ecosystems and rising and more acidic seas, to name a few.

Leonardo DiCaprio voices climate change film

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: Politico - Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is lending his voice and support to a new short film, bringing attention to climate change and calling for federal action over carbon pollution.

ONU certifica primera emisión de bonos de carbono de central hidroeléctrica de pasada Chacayes

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: El Rancagüino - La Secretaría de la Convención Marco sobre el Cambio Climático de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó la primera emisión de bonos de carbono de la central hidroeléctrica de pasada Chacayes (111 MW) de propiedad de Pacific Hydro (73%) y Astaldi (27%).

Greenland ice loss doubles from late 2000s

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: BBC - A new assessment from Europe's CryoSat spacecraft shows Greenland to be losing about 375 cu km of ice each year.

'If we don't change now we will lose the reefs'

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: Deutsche Welle - A major study has found Caribbean coral reefs could disappear in 20 years. DW spoke to Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of the global marine and polar programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Greens, industry square off over putting cars in EU carbon market

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: Reuters - Environmental campaigners are bracing to take on big business over whether Europe should follow California's lead and include road transport in the EU carbon market.

Solar-Powered Tuk Tuk To Go From Bangalore To London

5 hours 59 min ago
Source: Cleantechnica - Traveling from London to Bangalore, traversing 10 countries, in a solar-powered tuk tuk – sound good? Naveen Rabelli, Raoul Kopacka, and Tejas’s journey and mission is to advocate solar energy as an alternative, renewable,, clean source of fuel for vehicles.

Cusco dará inicio a semana COP 20 sobre medio ambiente este jueves 21

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Agencia Peruana de Noticias - La ciudad del Cusco será sede, desde este jueves 21, de la Semana COP20, que busca informar a los asistentes sobre la XX Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, que se realizará del 1 al 12 de diciembre en Lima, se informó.

NZ could spark climate action, expert says

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: NZ Herald - A strong stance on climate change by New Zealand could inspire and "occasionally embarrass" other nations into following our lead, says a world-renowned climatologist coming here for a global science summit.

Heavy consumption puts planet in overdraft

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Earth Overshoot Day arrives one day earlier than 2013, marking the date global consumption exceeds production

Climate change to slash south Asian GDP, development bank warns

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - South Asian economies will be badly squeezed by climate change within a few decades if no action is taken to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming, according to a report published on Tuesday by the Asian Development Bank.

Island States to Rally Donors at Samoa Meet

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: IPS - Amid accelerating climate change and other challenges, a major international conference in the South Pacific island nation of Samoa next month represents a key chance for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean to turn the tide.

Uganda to increase renewable energy access to 61 per cent

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: SciDev.net - Uganda has put in place a policy aimed at increasing the share of renewable energy from four per cent in 2007 to 61 per cent by 2017, a government minister has said

AfDB trust fund to support clean energy project in Mali

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: African Review - Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), the bilateral trust fund of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved a US$530,000 grant to co-fund a renewable energy project in Mali

Climate change should be on G20 agenda: CEDA

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reneweconomy - One of Australia’s oldest economic and business policy think tanks has called for climate change to be put onto the agenda for the upcoming G20 Summit in Brisbane, as one of the key financial risks currently threatening global economic health.

Workshop helps raise ASEAN climate negotiators’ capacity

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Vietnam+ - Strengthening ASEAN negotiators’ capacity for engaging in international climate change talks is the main focus of a workshop currently underway in Hanoi under sponsorship of the UN Development Programme and the UK Foreign Commonwealth Office.

The butterfly affect: climate change ‘forced species to adapt’

20. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Independent - A British butterfly species has made climate-change history by becoming the first known animal of any kind to lose the ability to do something after global warming forced it to move to a new environment and adapt its behaviour.

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