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Big Oil’s Disruptive Climate Change

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Wall Street Journal - Even as oil rallies back above $60 a barrel, obituaries are being drafted.

Climat : « La question du financement peut faire dérailler la COP 21 »

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: le Monde - Pascal Canfin, ministre du développement de 2012 à 2014 et conseiller climat du think tank américain World Resources Institute (WRI), analyse, dans un livre à paraître jeudi 7 mai, les enjeux de la conférence mondiale sur le climat qui se tiendra à Paris en décembre

UN climate chief says technology has changed carbon politics

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: AP - The United Nations climate chief says technological advances that have reduced prices and improved efficiency of renewable energy have also helped transform the politics around climate change since 2009 when an attempt to forge a global deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions crashed in Copenhagen.

Bank of America's New Policy to Limit Credit Exposure to Coal

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Bank of America announced Wednesday it will reduce its financial exposure to coal companies, acknowledging the risk that future regulation and competition from natural gas pose on the industry.

Global average CO2 skyrockets past significant benchmark, NOAA says

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Washington Post - For the first time since we began to track the greenhouse gas in our planet’s atmosphere, carbon dioxide surpassed 400 parts per million in March — a concentration that scientists consider a significant milestone for Earth’s climate and our ability to reverse the trend.

Germany, the Green Superpower (op-ed)

7. May 2015 - 15:59
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Clean tech seen as game changer for women in energy sector

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Greenwire - Clean energy startups are attracting women, experts say, by offering an outsized opportunity to have an impact on society in an exciting sector with potentially lucrative financial rewards.

Meet The Woman Helping Native American Communities Get Ready For Climate Change

7. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Huffington Post - The effects of climate change are already being felt across America. In Alaska, rising sea levels and eroding coastlines have forced a dozen different communities to relocate

Policy: Climate advisers must maintain integrity (comment)

7. May 2015 - 15:59
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UN climate change leader Christiana Figueres urges Australia to take the lead in Paris negotiations

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: ABC Australia - The UN's top climate negotiator says she is counting on Australia's leadership in the lead up to crucial Paris climate negotiations in December.

EU Lawmakers Reach Deal to Advance Carbon Reform to 2019

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - European Union negotiators reached an agreement Tuesday to bring forward to 2019 a reform to help curb a surplus of permits in the world’s biggest emission market.

French ambassador urges Australia to join climate change battle

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - France’s ambassador has called on Australia to join the effort to avoid dangerous climate change, saying his country’s leaders had repeatedly raised the issue with the prime minister, Tony Abbott.

European companies close to exhausting cheap U.N. carbon credits

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - European companies have used almost all of their quotas of cheap U.N. carbon credits to reduce emissions costs under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), which is likely to push up their compliance costs in later years, analysts said on Tuesday.

Ghana’s bicycle which is creating jobs while it saves the soil

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Six years ago, Bernice Dapaah decided to forge an unconventional path into employment. About to graduate with a business administration degree but facing a bleak job market in Ghana, she joined forces with a handful of engineering students to create an innovative product from an abundant crop: bamboo.

Philippines climate envoy urges Paris review of warming goal

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - The world’s most climate vulnerable countries will push for a review of the UN’s global warming goal at a Paris summit later this year.

Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: AP - The Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices and even power outages, attorneys general from two energy-producing states said Tuesday.

China, EU working on common approach on climate change

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: AP - The European Union's foreign policy chief said Tuesday she's confident the EU and China can agree to a common approach on climate change ahead of crucial carbon reduction talks in Paris this year.

UN’s message to Australia: Even Saudi Arabia can change

6. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: RenewEconomy - The head of the United Nation’s body charged with forging a global agreement on addressing climate change has urged Australia to show leadership, and said even Saudi Arabia had recognised it needed to diversify from fossil fuels.

Can India lead on green buildings, clean energy and corporate sustainability?

6. May 2015 - 15:59
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Pakistan pushes to put stalled climate policy into action

5. May 2015 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Pakistan's provinces will create committees to oversee reductions in carbon emissions and support climate change adaptation, in a push to implement a long-stalled national climate policy.