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Senate holds Miami Beach hearing on climate change

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: AP - South Florida officials testified Tuesday before a U.S. Senate subcommittee that they're already shouldering the burdens of rising sea levels and they need state and federal partners to do more to help adapt their coastline to the effects of climate change.

Poll: One in Four ‘Solidly Skeptical’ of Global Warming

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: TIME - A new Gallup poll that coincides with Earth Day finds the number of Americans with mixed opinions about global warming has declined from 49 percent in 2001 to 36 percent today, but many have joined the ranks of the skeptics

Jimmy Carter urges US, China leadership on climate

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Former US president Jimmy Carter on Tuesday urged his country and China, two of the world's biggest fossil fuel polluters, to take the lead on halting climate change.

EU to step up energy cooperation with Pacific islands

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - The European Union (EU) announced on Tuesday it will strengthen cooperation with the Pacific island countries in supporting renewable energy and fighting climate change in the area.

Tanzania: Better Climate Data Could Help Tanzania Curb Malaria

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: AlertNet - Tanzania is enlisting climate data in a new approach to curbing malaria. Enhancing National Climate Services (ENACTS), a system established by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency in conjunction with the US-based International Research Institute for Climate and Society, is designed to identify long-term drivers of the disease by compiling historical climate data and making it available for analysis by health policy-makers

UN releases ‘multiple choice’ of options for 2015 climate deal

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Released document outlines various pathways towards global carbon cutting package due to be agreed in Paris

On Mother Earth Day, UN urges protecting planet from ‘heavy hand of humankind’

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: UN News Centre - On International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations is urging greater efforts to promote sustainable development and use of renewable energy sources, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing for worldwide changes in attitude and practice to curb the negative impact of human activity on the planet.

China carbon cash party over as U.N. credit stream dries up

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Revenues for China's biggest sellers of U.N.-issued carbon credits shrunk last year to a tenth of 2012 values, choking off billions of dollars flowing to clean energy projects in the world's top carbon-emitter.

ONU ubica a cuatro países andinos como vulnerables a cambio climático

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: China Radio International - La oficina del Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para América Latina y el Caribe, agencia especializada de la ONU, alertó ayer martes sobre la vulnerabilidad que enfrentan cuatro países andinos por el cambio climático. Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú están expuestos a desastres naturales y a amenazas en seguridad alimentaria, según el "Atlas de Seguridad Alimentaria, Desastres y Cambio Climático", presentado este martes por el PMA con motivo del Día Mundial de la Tierra".

Draft climate change legislation to tighten carbon pledges

23. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Irish Times - Draft climate change legislation to be published today contains several key changes that will tighten the State’s obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Running Out of Time (editorial)

22. April 2014 - 15:59
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Climate Change Workshop Brings International Experts to Lima

22. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Peruvian Times - Local and international scientists will be meeting in Lima next week for a workshop on health in climate change, as well as water and air pollution.

Sustainable growth is good business (By Connie Hedegaard)

22. April 2014 - 15:59
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China's new environment law submitted to parliament

22. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Amendments to China's 1989 environmental protection law that will mean stiffer punishments for polluters have been submitted to the country's parliament for deliberation, official news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday.

Nigeria: AfDB Boosts Climate Change Projects With N1 Billion Fund

22. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Vanguard - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has created a N1 billion fund to support climate change projects in African countries.

On climate, business as usual (opinion)

22. April 2014 - 15:59
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Climate is right for clean energy firms

22. April 2014 - 15:59
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Apple Aims to Shrink Its Carbon Footprint With New Data Centers

22. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: Wired - Apple is close to its goal of powering all its facilities 100 percent by renewable energy. Its corporate campuses and data centers are now at 94 percent renewable and rising. (In 2010 it was 35 percent.) The next step is to extend the efforts to its retail stores.

Zayed Future Energy Prize Winner Partners With Finalist to Implement Winning Project

22. April 2014 - 15:59
Source: ME NewsWire - Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya (KSV), the 2014 Zayed Future Energy Prize winner in the Global High School category for Asia, has partnered with 2014 SME finalist, SELCO India to implement its award-winning sustainability project.

Hubert Reeves : le drame des réfugiés climatiques

22. April 2014 - 15:59
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