Climate Change News

How the deforestation agenda came in from the wilderness

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:05pm

Governments and businesses across the world are working to arrest the loss of forests, but financial and political barriers remain


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Sainsbury's says 'fill up with something new today' with first hydrogen refuelling station

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:05pm

Supermarket's Hendon store to host Air Products' hydrogen dispenser for zero emissions vehicles


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ASOS and M&S pledge to make deforestation unfashionable

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:05pm

Retailers sign up to Fashion Loved by Forest initiative, as Kering partners with London College of Fashion to promote sustainable design


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Report highlights 'strong' economic case for national energy efficiency overhaul

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:05pm

Campaign group says making home insulation a national infrastructure priority would increase UK GDP by £14bn and create 108,000 jobs


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Germany CO2 emissions to fall in 2014, as renewables deliver a record 28 per cent of country's power

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:05pm

New report by AGEB shows energy demand at 24 year low, thanks to mild winter and increase in renewable energy capacity


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Ann Widdecombe, Godwin's Law, and why the Climate Change Rebels were wrong

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:17pm

The latest attack on the Climate Change Act is perhaps the most confusing and incoherent yet


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Fracking investments under threat from falling oil prices

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:22am

Shale gas companies and oil majors seeing profits eaten away as crude prices dip to $80 a barrel


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IKEA goes Dutch with solar retail offer

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:55am

Retail giant extends Hanergy partnership to bring solar offer to the Netherlands


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Japan edges back towards nuclear power with vote to restart reactors

Business Green - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:00am

Legislators in Satsumasendai agree to restart Sendai plant, first to win approval since Fukushima earthquake disaster of 2011


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Climate change: Our guide to feeling less hopeless

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: BBC Radio 1 - Leading experts say tackling climate change is not hopeless. So what little things can everyone do?
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Public 'needs information on climate change solutions' says survey

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: stv.tv - Public support for measures to cut carbon would increase if people heard more about the solutions to climate change, a poll suggests.
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Climate Change: IPCC Warns of Species Extinction and Food Insecurity Among Other Severe Impacts from Inaction

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: International Business Times UK - A draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Synthesis report warns of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people, species and 27 ecosystems," unless action is taken, and taken soon.
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US military refuses to be 'too late' on climate change (opinion)

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Today, as we pass another global heat record, we run the risk of being too late on climate change, endlessly debating causes at the expense of sensible actions. Just as we have underestimated recent threats, such as the Islamic State and a revanchist Russia, we are in danger of underestimating those threats that follow a changing climate.
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Climate change could spark conflict in emerging economies, study finds

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Business Green - Climate change vulnerability and food insecurity could damage economic growth and amplify the risk of conflict in India, Bangladesh, and a number of other major emerging markets, according to risk analysts Maplecroft
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Chinese vice premier meets Obama's adviser on climate change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Xinhua - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with U.S. President Barack Obama's adviser John Podesta, vowing to make their cooperation in countering climate change a highlight of bilateral relations in Beijing on Tuesday. Facilitating climate change cooperation between China and the United States, the largest developing and developed country in the world, meets the common interests of both and helps the healthy growth of bilateral ties, Zhang said.
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Climate Change Concerns Push Chile to Forefront of Carbon Tax Movement

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: New York Times - These are rough times for carbon taxes, aimed at mitigating climate change. Australia recently repealed its carbon tax. South Korea delayed a carbon-based tax on vehicle emissions. South Africa put off a planned carbon tax until 2016. And yet, for environmentalists, a sliver of hope exists in the shape of Chile, one of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies, which last month approved the first carbon tax in South America.
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China, India set pace in global clean energy growth

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: RTCC - China, India and other emerging economies could see their levels of clean energy installations overtake rich countries in 2014.
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EU set to overachieve 2020 carbon emissions goal

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: RTCC - The EU is on track to overachieve on its climate targets for 2020, according to the European Environment Agency. New greenhouse gas data shows emissions fell 1.8% between 2012 and 2013, leaving the bloc just 1% off its goal to cut emissions 20% on 1990 levels by 2020.
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Saving Lives: Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves Interview

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:14am
Source: CleanTechnica - Radha Muthiah, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, recently took time out from her busy schedule to answers some questions for CleanTechnica about the benefits of distributing clean cookstoves.
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Tackling deforestation can help your business build a powerful brand

Business Green - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:05pm

Karin Burns calls on more companies to embrace REDD+ to increase the economic value of forests


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