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EU and Switzerland to link carbon markets after talks conclude

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Carbon Pulse - The EU is to link its carbon market to the much smaller Switzerland ETS after the parties concluded five years of talks, the Swiss environment ministry said on Monday.

Watershed project conserves Himachal's ecology, boosts economy

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Zee News - The World Bank-funded Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project in Himachal Pradesh has helped preserve natural resources and prevent soil erosion besides ensuring substantial improvement in the local economy… The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Bio-Carbon Project, a major component of this project, is being implemented over 4,003 hectares in 177 panchayats

The fight over the future of carbon pricing has arrived

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Green Biz - Putting a price on carbon. It's not a particularly novel idea, but it's one that people in powerful positions are talking about again in the wake of the Paris climate talks and the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Companies have environmental 'blind spot' in supply chains: study

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Many multinationals have a blind spot in judging the environmental impact of their suppliers' operations, adding to corporate risks linked to climate change, according to a study published on Tuesday.

India, France switch on global solar alliance

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - Modi and Hollande inaugurate New Delhi HQ of 122-strong coalition following announcement at Paris climate summit

Christiana Figueres anunció su retiro de la ONU

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: La Republica - Después de seis años de ocupar la silla de la secretaría de la Convención de Cambio Climático de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), Christiana Figueres anunció que dejará este cargo en julio próximo, así lo informó la costarricense a EFE Verde.

Record hot 2015 gave us a glimpse at the future of global warming

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - An exceptionally hot year, 2015 shattered records, but will just be the norm in 15 years’ time

Record hot years near impossible without manmade climate change – study

26. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - New calculations shows there is just a 0.01% chance that recent run of global heat records could have happened due to natural climate variations

Cambio climático produce efectos en la salud de los puertorriqueños

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: El Nuevo Día - Los efectos del cambio climático son evidentes en la salud de los puertorriqueños, según afirmó hoy, sábado, la epidemióloga del Estado, Brenda Rivera García, durante una presentación que hizo para Sociedad de Microbiólogos de Puerto Rico

MIT joins global hunt for ways to cut carbon

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Boston Globe - Some MIT professors are researching nuclear power plants that can float in the ocean. Others are testing atom-sized solar cells that can coat skyscraper windows or smartphone screens. And still others are looking at how to mix algae with sunlight to make a reliable, clean fuel.

As Japan's oil, gas, power use stalls, coal imports hit new record

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Japan's 2015 oil imports fell to the lowest since 1988, reflecting the country's declining population and low economic growth while at the same time its natural gas imports fell for the first time since the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

‘40 % rise in India’s emissions in 10 yrs’

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: The Indian Express - India's total greenhouse gas emissions in 2010 was 2.13 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, rising 40 per cent from its 2000 levels, the latest official data shows.

Film-Truth to screen ‘Sustainable Vineyard’ short and Paris climate-change work

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: MV Times - The “Sustainable Vineyard” series grew out of Film-Truth’s “Greening Eden” project, which took them to the Paris conference last month.

Narendra Modi to hold talks with Hollande

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: BBC - After their talks in Delhi, the two leaders will lay a foundation stone at the new headquarters of the International Solar Alliance, a 121-nation group launched by Mr Modi at the Paris climate summit in November to expand affordable solar power.

China Plans to Include Eight Industries in Carbon Trading Market

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - China’s planned national carbon-trading program will cover eight industries when it starts up in 2017, the nation’s top economic planning agency said in a statement on Friday.

This Buddhist Monk Is An Unsung Hero In The World's Climate Fight

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Huffington Post - The architect of the historic Paris climate negotiations credits the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh with helping broker the deal.

Green Week in Berlin encourages 400,000 visitors to cook at home

25. January 2016 - 15:59
Source: Irish Examiner - The housewife in the kitchen is an endangered species, according to the organisers of Green Week in Berlin, the international exhibition for the food, agricultural and horticultural industries, which ended yesterday.