Climate Change News

São Paulo running out of water as rain-making Amazon vanishes

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Reuters - South America’s biggest and wealthiest city may run out of water by mid-November if it doesn’t rain soon.
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Climate change: Carbon trading edges closer as UN brokers deal

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: eco-business.com - The world is on the brink of enlisting market forces in the fight against climate change on a truly global scale for the first time, United Nations officials have claimed. After years of opposition, hundreds of the world’s major companies and investment firms – including several oil giants – have agreed that there should be a charge for the damage done to the planet by greenhouse gases.
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Tesla jets into Scotland with Edinburgh Airport supercharger

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:38pm

Company intends to build service station in the Scottish capital next year to support rollout of Model S electric sedan


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RB hits zero waste to landfill mark in Europe and North America

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:25pm

Over 60 per cent of health and hygiene company's factories across the globe now achieving zero manufacturing waste to landfill


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Green Investment Bank eyes first profits as it celebrates second birthday

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:16pm

GIB chief executive Shaun Kingsbury reveals future for Treasury-backed bank includes 'crowding in private finance'


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Offshore wind industry must 'get some deals done', says Green Investment Bank chief

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:13pm

Shaun Kingsbury says offshore wind industry needs to build momentum following turbulent year


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The paradox of lower gas prices and low carbon subsidies

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:05pm

Ovo Energy's Guy Newey casts an eye over the complex implications for clean energy policy that arise from the recent fall in gas prices


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Halloween horror of pumpkin waste 'must be slayed'

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:05pm

Research suggests 18,000 tonnes of pumpkin waste is dumped in landfill after the candles have burned out


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Why understanding the true value of water is smart business

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:09am

Forward-thinking businesses ought to monetize water risk so it can be factored into investment decisions and considered alongside other business metrics


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New York pursues microgrids for widespread resiliency

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:01am

Reinventing the state grid, the NYPA focuses on seven projects to keep hospitals open, prisons secure and other critical functions working during outages


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Ed Davey hails 'historic' EU climate and energy package

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:47am

UK government downplays fears new framework will fail to drive investment in low carbon technology and fund coal power in Eastern Europe


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EU 2030 climate and energy package: All the latest

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:43am

All the latest news and analysis as EU leaders attempt to agree long term climate and energy policy


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Hydrogen: Fuelling the future

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:21am

The potential for clean energy and transport using hydrogen is huge, and the UK is working to realise it


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EU 2030 climate and energy package - the green economy reaction

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:50am

What the sector is saying about the deal to cut emissions 40 per cent and deliver 27 per cent renewable energy by 2030


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European Union agrees to slash CO2 'at least 40 per cent' by 2030

Business Green - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:31am

Deal struck in the early hours of this morning includes binding 27 per cent target for renewable energy and voluntary energy savings goal


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Green Bonds Expected To Top $100 Billion In 2015

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:14am
Source: CleanTechnica - Another strong quarter for issuances of green bonds has taken the year’s total up to $32 billion, more than double the total issued during 2013, and fuelling predictions that 2015 could see $100 billion worth of green bonds issued.
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Sustaining Africa’s Development by Leveraging on Climate Change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Inter Press Service - By leveraging knowledge about climate change, through adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march towards sustainable development.
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Climate change to reduce Europe's bird population: ecologists

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Xinhua - Climate change will lead to a sharp decline of common species of birds in Europe, ecologists attending a meeting on birdlife here warned on Thursday.
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Road to Paris: EU 2030 climate package holds key to UN deal (opinion)

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:14am
Source: RTCC - By the end of this week European leaders meeting in Brussels will – unwittingly or otherwise – have helped determine whether UN efforts to secure a global climate treaty will be a success.
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Warren Buffett Puts Wind in Berkshire’s Sails

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Wall Street Journal - Warren Buffett is synonymous with his hometown of Omaha, Neb., but for a glimpse into the future of his investment empire, look east…to Iowa. In the neighboring Hawkeye State, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chairman has sunk billions into wind-farm projects, part of a big gambit on renewable energy by a utility company he acquired in 2000 and has built into one of the country’s largest power suppliers.
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