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CO2 capture from air could ripen into a global warming solution, researcher predicts

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: ClimateWire - Technologies for capturing carbon dioxide directly from the ambient air will play a key role in reversing the buildup of greenhouse gases if the process can gain wider acceptance, according to a Columbia University scientist.

Deep emissions cuts needed by 2050 to limit global warming: UN draft

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 to 70 per cent by mid-century will be needed to avert the worst of global warming that is already harming all continents, a draft UN report showed.

Brazil, South Arica, India and China chalk out plan for climate negotiations

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Economic Times - Meeting for the first time since the UN-sponsored climate change negotiations in Warsaw last November, ministers of the four BASIC countries—Brazil, South Arica, India and China-—sought to craft a common position for the next round of talks at Lima.

BASIC nations vow to take united stand against rich nations over climate change negotiations

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Times of India - The BASIC nations — Brazil, South Africa, India and China — are expected to come out with a joint statement this afternoon, reflecting their common stand during future climate change negotiations.

White House adviser met with billionaires Steyer, Soros

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: The Hill - Adviser to President Obama John Podesta met with billionaires Tom Steyer and George Soros for a lunchtime meeting at the White House in February, according to meeting records.

UN releases Ban Ki-moon climate summit plan

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Politicians, business leaders and civil society face packed schedule during 11-hour gathering

Rwanda: Activists Take Environment Awareness Drive to Schools

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: The New Times - More than 300 secondary school students in Rwanda were trained in environment protection and sustainable development during the previous term.

Efforts on to increase India's forest cover: Govt

8. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Times of India - Efforts are on to increase India's forest cover to one-third of the land area, environment and forests minister Prakash Javadekar informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting from tomorrow

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: PTI - Environment Ministers of BASIC countries will meet here to discuss important issues relating to current United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations.

Why A New Study Thinks Next Year’s Climate Talks Won’t Keep The World Under 2°C (internal)

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Climate Progress - The hopes that the world will do something meaningful to reduce its carbon emissions now hang on the next big round of international climate talks in Paris in 2015. And according to a new analysis from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, it’s probably going to be a letdown.

African negotiators urge U.S. leadership for U.N. climate deal

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - African climate negotiators attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week said leadership from the United States is critical to finalizing a global deal on measures to address climate change in 2015 after years of deadlock.

For most of us, global warming has become 'normal' climate

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Global warming has been going on for so long that most people were not even born the last time the Earth was cooler than average in 1985 in a shift that is altering perceptions of a "normal" climate, scientists said.

Woman drought at UN climate talks: are quotas the answer?

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Quotas could create a critical mass of women at climate negotiations and drive change

Ants: Our Saviors from Climate Change?

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Nature World News - They may be small, but researchers say they are having a big impact. Ants may be able to save the world from climate change, according to a new provocative study published in the journal Geology.

Will these sustainable development goals do the job?

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - The UN working group responsible for crafting the sustainable development goals (SDGs) has handed down its final proposal, adding a goal to address domestic and global inequality.

China invests in Tanzanian wind energy project

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Hydrogen Fuel News - Renewable energy has become a hot topic in China, but the country is not only looking to embrace clean power for itself.

Pacific Media and Climate Change Toolkit available now!

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Islands Business - The Pacific Media and Climate Change Toolkit is a new online resource developed to help journalists in the region report on climate change and environment issues.

Too late for course correction on global warming: IPCC

7. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: The Hindu Business Line - The latest fifth assessment report of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts a bleak future for the world, and especially South Asia.

Indigenous Rights to Forests Catch More Carbon

6. August 2014 - 15:59
Source: Scientific American - One of the best current paths to reduce the globe’s carbon emissions goes through tropical forests.