Source: Sydney Morning Herald - The Abbott government is set to release its long-awaited review into the renewable energy target on Thursday.
Source: BBC - Chile has inaugurated its biggest ever wind farm as part of its bid to wean itself off fossil fuels and tap its massive potential for renewable energy.
Source: National Journal - Christiana Figueres, the United Nations official overseeing global climate talks, on Wednesday implored national health ministers to become advocates for reaching a strong international climate accord next year.
Source: US News & World Report - The president's reported plan to seek a nonbinding climate agreement to address global warming meets expectations, experts say.
Source: Reuters - New roads long enough to girdle the Earth 600 times are expected to be built by 2050 and better planning is needed to protect the environment while also raising food production, a study showed on Wednesday.
Source: Solomon Star News - Small Island Developing States(SIDS) have been told that there is no time to waste sitting back and wait but to focus and press forward to make their voices heard in addressing their issues in the UNSIDS conference next week.
Source: Tonga Daily News - Around 3,000 delegates from around the world, including representatives from all Forum member countries, will meet in Samoa next week to discuss global efforts to address the unique challenges faced by small island developing states.
Source: Radio New Zealand International - A New Zealand academic is urging leaders of developing states in the Pacific to use a major United Nations conference in Samoa as an opportunity to address blatant inequalities in the region.
Locally cultivated vertical farms can provide considerable savings that can be passed along to consumers
In the chaos that itself grows from simplicity, there must necessarily also be the occasional oases of calm, of order
India should join a ‘broader Asia’ coalition to balance China
Financial return crowdfunding needs to be regulated appropriately to ensure investors are not duped
IISD RS will cover the World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate, from 27-29 August 2014, from Geneva, Switzerland
IISD RS is covering the World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate, from 27-29 August 2014, from Geneva, Switzerland. Highlights for Wednesday, 27 August 2014. Available in ENB Mobile at: http://enb.iisd.mobi/who-hcc/
IISD Reporting Services through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) is covering the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States - ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships,’ Highlights from Thursday, 28 August 2014, from Apia, Samoa
IISD Reporting Services through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) will cover the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States - ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships,’ from 1-4 September 2014, from Apia, Samoa
SC has ruled that regardless of the rampant favouritism in allocation, govt has no legal power to allocate coal fields
Currency depreciation has ensured that India remains competitive
No court ruling can address the larger problem: India’s Coal Nationalization Act of 1972
Two teenage girls in Rohtak, Haryana—not far from the national capital—committed suicide on Monday