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Britain urges deeper EU carbon market reforms than proposed

New from UNFCCC - 17. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Britain wants deeper reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) than those proposed by the European Commission and Germany, favoring cancelling hundreds of millions of carbon permits over launching a tool to regulate market supply.

Finland urges Europe to unite for global climate talks

New from UNFCCC - 17. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: RTCC - Europe must speak “with one voice” at global climate talks in Paris next year, says Finnish minister

ADB approves $300m loan to increase Sri Lanka’s renewable energy

New from UNFCCC - 17. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: CTBR Green Power - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300m loan to help Sri Lanka increase the use of renewable energy for power generation and reduce its dependence on imported oil.

IISD RS @ Workshop on HFC Management | Highlights for Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | Paris, France

News from IISD - 17. July 2014 - 14:55
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) has covered the Workshop on Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Management from 11 to 12 July 2014. In addition, IISD RS is covering the Thirty-fourth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG-34) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, from 14 to 18 July 2014, from UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters, Paris, France. Highlights for Wednesday, 16 July 2014.

IISD RS @ OWG-13 | Highlights for Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | New York, US

News from IISD - 17. July 2014 - 8:44
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) is covering the Thirteenth session of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from 14-18 July 2014, from UN Headquarters in New York, United States of America. Available in ENB Mobile at: http://enb.iisd.mobi/sdgs-owg13/. Highlights for Wednesday, 16 July 2014.

Britain to fund South African carbon trading experiment

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Britain will expand funding for a programme to help coal-rich South Africa develop a carbon trading market in an attempt to rein in its rising greenhouse gas emissions.

Emitters in China's largest carbon market meet targets amid falling prices

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Nearly every carbon emitter covered by China's largest pilot emissions scheme met Tuesday's compliance deadline, a government official said, as permit prices slipped to an all-time low amid ample supply and with no last-minute scramble for allowances.

PreCOP Social en Isla Margarita: “Cambiemos el sistema, no el clima”

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Notas periodismo popular - Entre el 15 y el 18 de julio se desarrollará en Venezuela la PreCOP Social. Allí, por primera vez en el marco de la ONU, los movimientos sociales y las ONGs tendrán un lugar en el debate sobre el cambio climático, de cara al acuerdo global que sustituirá al Protocolo de Kyoto en los próximos años.

Cambio climático no espera a que haya acuerdos: Guerra Abud

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: El Universal - El cambio climático "ya está aquí" por lo que urge llevar a cabo acciones ya que éste "no esperará a que continuemos dialogando hasta ponernos de acuerdo", advirtió el titular de la Semarnat, Juan José Guerra Abud.

Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Scientific American - The Department of Defense has 7,600 military installations across all 50 states and 40 foreign countries.

Germany pledges $1bn to UN climate change fund

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Aid group Oxfam has called on other rich nations to follow the example of Germany, which has promised €750m ($1bn) for the UN's fledgling Green Climate Fund.

Building toward sustainable, resilient cities in 2050 (blog)

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: GreenBiz - By 2050, seven out of every 10 people on Earth will be an urban dweller. What the cities of the future look like depends largely on decisions we make today.

European Investment Bank Provides €150 Million Loan To Israel’s Largest Solar Power Project

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Cleantechnica - Israel is working towards achieving its goal to source 10% of its total electricity needs from renewable energy sources by 2020. In this endeavor the country has received a major financial boost, with the European Investment Bank providing €150 million loan to the largest solar power project in Israel

Riding the solar tuk-tuk

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Naveen Rabelli's tuk-tuk broke down the first time he rolled it out of his garage. The electrical engineer didn't lose heart: now, he plans to drive his customised three-wheeler all the way to London

EU study finds ‘green’ economy can boost jobs

New from UNFCCC - 16. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: The Recycler - The study from the European Environment Agency (EEA) found that both jobs and innovation could grow from a resource-efficient, ‘green’ economy.

IISD RS @ OWG-13 | Highlights for Tuesday, 15 July 2014 | New York, US

News from IISD - 16. July 2014 - 7:53
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) is covering the Thirteenth session of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from 14-18 July 2014, from UN Headquarters in New York, United States of America. Highlights for Tuesday, 15 July 2014.

IISD RS @ Workshop on HFC Management | Highlights for Tuesday, 15 July 2014 | Paris, France

News from IISD - 16. July 2014 - 4:36
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) has covered the Workshop on Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Management from 11 to 12 July 2014. In addition, IISD RS is covering the Thirty-fourth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG-34) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, from 14 to 18 July 2014, from UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters, Paris, France. Highlights for Tuesday, 15 July 2014.

Laurent Fabius: "Le réchauffement climatique, c’est maintenant !"

New from UNFCCC - 15. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Paris Match - Pour préparer la grande conférence internationale Paris Climat 2015, le ministre des Affaires étrangères est allé au chevet de l’Arctique.

Educación ambiental: principal objetivo en la Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático

New from UNFCCC - 15. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Sol de Margarita - Los movimientos sociales ambientalistas de todas partes del mundo se concentran este martes 15 de julio en el hotel Venetur Margarita, donde sostendrán una reunión Internacional preparatoria de la Pre Conferencia de las Partes sobre Cambio Climático

Perú aboga por establecer responsabilidad diferenciada sobre cambio climático

New from UNFCCC - 15. July 2014 - 15:59
Source: Andina - El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, abogó hoy por establecer una “responsabilidad común, pero diferencia” entre las economías industrializadas y las emergentes, en relación a la lucha contra el cambio climático.

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