Climate Change News

Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Natonal Geographic - For perspective on how climate change is affecting lakes, those of us here in the U.S. can just look across the pond, where scientists and the agencies involved in meeting the European Union’s Water Framework Directive have amassed an impressive body of research on the topic.
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Corralling Carbon Before It Belches From Stack

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: NY Times - So much soot belched from the old power plant here that Mike Zeleny would personally warn the neighbors.
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Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise in disasters

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Guardian - The world's population has nearly doubled in four decades, putting more people and property in harm's way
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BBC broadcasts its carbon-cutting success

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

Corporation reveals it has cut energy consumption by 20 per cent thanks to switch to greener studios, but carbon impact of travel keeps climbing


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UK's most polluting power plants revealed

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

New report by NGOs accuse UK and Germany of undermining efforts to tackle climate change by continuing to rely heavily on carbon intensive coal


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Blue chips call for standardised green energy label

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

New Aldersgate Group report argues clearer electricity label could help to mobilise green energy investment


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Can businesses lead the crackdown on London's air pollution problem?

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

New scheme launches in Victoria after Mayor branded claims Oxford Street has world's worst NO2 levels as 'b*ll*cks'


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The green bonds market may be soaring but there is a long way to go

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

Bridget Boulle of the Climate Bonds Initiative reveals how green bonds will prove critical to global efforts to decarbonise


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If Paterson's 'green blob' exists it is a lot bigger than he thinks

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:30am

Owen Paterson's attack on the environmental movement ignores both climate risks and the mainstream success of the green economy


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CBI calls for green aerospace strategy to open door for airport expansion

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:28am

Wide-ranging new report argues the UK needs more airport capacity, but it must come hand-in-hand with green innovation


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Updated: Fracking neighbours seek to block Celtique's shale application

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:31am

Residents in South Downs National Park inform government they refuse permission for fracking beneath their land


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Sainsbury's reveals how power from food waste is taking supermarket off-grid

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:50am

Biffa and Sainsbury's announce that Cannock store is now being power entirely by local anaerobic digestion facility


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I was sacked by David Cameron to appease 'the green blob', says Paterson

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:58am

Former environment secretary suggests he was removed from cabinet because of 'powerful, self-serving' environmental lobby


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Margareta Wahlstrom: how to write a UN climate deal

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:14am
Source: RTCC - Another UN climate deal is set for sign-off in March 2015 – and no one’s fighting about it. How is this possible?
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The heat is on — and we must act to keep our cool

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:14am
Source: London Evening Standard -
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India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Cleantechnica - 22,000 MW solar power capacity by 2022, a dedicated national-level program for promoting wind energy generation, implementation of the world’s largest solar power projects (with capacity of up to 4,000 MW), covering canals with solar panels, implementing dedicated transmission corridors for distributing electricity from renewable energy projects, and cleaning one of the largest rivers in India.
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Mark Ruffalo feels right at home bringing renewable energy message to NASCAR crowd

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:14am
Source: AP - Ruffalo and Stanford professor Mark Jacobson helped create the organization in 2011 to advocate for the transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. NASCAR has stepped up its environmental efforts over the years, and Ruffalo said he found a receptive audience at the race
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Himalayan geothermal potential untapped

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:14am
Source: SciDev.net - Thousands of megawatts of geothermal energy remain locked up in the Himalayas because of environmental considerations and lack of investment in research, say international geologists.
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