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A Carbon Capture and Storage Breakthrough

New from UNFCCC - 17. October 2014 - 15:59
Source: Wall Street Daily - Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has long been weighed down by exorbitant costs, making it an industry that’s been stuck on the launch pad for more than a decade…despite spending $20 billion on technology. Now, U.S. utilities could be required to install CCS technology in all newly built, coal-fired power plants, according to a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

City gears up for carbon-free fuel in the future

New from UNFCCC - 17. October 2014 - 15:59
Source: The New Age Online - The city of Johannesburg is almost certain to become the first city in South Africa to convert its fleet to carbon-free fuel within the next two years. It began piloting the conversion in its Metrobus fleet at the beginning of this year.

CBD COP 12 | Highlights for Friday, 17 October 2014 | IISD RS | Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

News from IISD - 17. October 2014 - 10:18
On Friday, 17 October 2014, IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB), covered the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12), which runs from 6 to 17 October 2014, from Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

India’s inflation hawks must sort out differences

News from India - 17. October 2014 - 9:58
The uncertainty caused by inflation is a dampener to growth in an emerging economy like India

THE MOPPET SHOW: If You Think You Can, You Can and Other Little Mind Games

News from India - 17. October 2014 - 9:57
I hope you, like me, have a wise child who shows you the error of your ways.

Jean Tirole’s believable equilibria

News from India - 17. October 2014 - 9:13
The winner of this year’s Nobel prize for Economics, professor Jean Tirole, is easily a hedgehog with the achievements of a fox

Modi government’s MGNREGA conundrum

News from India - 17. October 2014 - 6:58
If Narendra Modi does not believe in a social safety net like MGNREGA, he should repeal the Act. Or else, reform it

Faits marquants de la CdP 12 à la CDB et et CdP/RdP 1 du Protocole de Nagoya | Vendredi 17 octobre 2014 | IISD RS | Pyeongchang, République de Corée

News from IISD - 17. October 2014 - 6:53
Le vendredi 17 octobre 2014, le Service des informations de l’IIDD, à travers son Bulletin des négociations de la terre, a porté sur la douzième réunion de la Conférence des Parties à la Convention sur la diversité biologique (CDB CdP 12), qui se déroule du 6 au 17 Octobre 2014, de Pyeongchang, en République de Corée. En ligne sur: http://enb.iisd.mobi/cbd-cop12/

Fuzzy numbers make China’s economy world’s biggest

News from India - 17. October 2014 - 6:29
The IMF has just reported that China, not the US, is now the world’s largest economy. Is it really?

Is the global commodity supercycle over?

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 21:05
It is too early to say whether the current decline in global commodity prices is temporary or structural

India’s 12 big ports see first signs of revival in cargo growth

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 20:59
Ports owned by the government loaded 288.48 mt of various cargo, 4.2% more than the 276.85 mt handled in the same period last year

North-East India: Mandated apathy

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 20:53
India has denied the region dignity and development, and applied threat and torture to preserve the democracy in an on-again-off-again indulgence

Outside in | India’s boulevards of death

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 20:35
The dangers of driving in Delhi, in particular, cannot be overstated, especially for expatriates who are used to rigorous driving licence tests, sticking by rules, extremely vigilant traffic police and generally calmer roads

Minority report | From a cynic-patriot’s diary

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 20:20
How the extremities of redundancy and change affect life in India

The truth about love jihad

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 16:43
Organizations of the Hindu Right have depicted Muslim men as lustful sexual predators right from the 1920s

Ebola’s ever-widening circles

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 16:42
Panic spreads globally, but Nigeria shows it need not be an inevitable reaction

The spectre of global disinflation

News from India - 16. October 2014 - 16:40
Global disinflation will benefit India in its long battle against high inflation

Fighting Climate Change Brings Benefits To The Bottom Line

New from UNFCCC - 16. October 2014 - 15:59
Source: Forbes - From A for Apple to Z for Zurich Insurance, companies that are doing most to tackle climate change are also financially outperforming their peers, new research suggests.

Climate Change Forcing Valuable Fish Stocks North New Study Shows

New from UNFCCC - 16. October 2014 - 15:59
Source: Guardian Liberty Voice - A newly published study has produced the most evidence yet that valuable fish species are being forced north and south towards both of the Earth’s poles by climate change and the continuous rising of ocean temperatures. The study predicts that many numbers of fish species will be affected if temperature increases are allowed to continue at current rates and that a large percentage of fish species may disappear from warmer tropical waters as early as 2050.

Peru's glaciers shrank 40% in 4 decades from climate change

New from UNFCCC - 16. October 2014 - 15:59
Source: Daily News & Analysis - Climate change has shrunk Peruvian glaciers by 40% in the past four decades and the melt-off has spawned nearly 1,000 new high-altitude lakes since 1980, Peru's government said on Wednesday.

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