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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.
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.
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Source: Economic Times - Meeting for the first time since the UN-sponsored climate change negotiations in Warsaw last November, ministers of the four BASIC countriesBrazil, South Arica, India and China-sought to craft a common position for the next round of talks at Lima.
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.
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.
Source: RTCC - Politicians, business leaders and civil society face packed schedule during 11-hour gathering
Source: The New Times - More than 300 secondary school students in Rwanda were trained in environment protection and sustainable development during the previous term.
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.
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.
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, its probably going to be a letdown.
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.
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.
Source: RTCC - Quotas could create a critical mass of women at climate negotiations and drive change
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Source: Scientific American - One of the best current paths to reduce the globes carbon emissions goes through tropical forests.