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China coal demand to peak by 2020 – Standard & Poor

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: RTCC - Study suggests US and China coal curbs could make future investments in sector risky
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Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: NY Times - The wind is so relentless that a week can go by before it is calm enough for a crane operator to install the 30-ton blades atop the 260-foot towers at the Panhandle 2 wind farm here. It’s worth the wait; a single turbine at the farm can produce 40 percent more energy than an average one.
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U.S. scientists urge 'national vision' to curb coastal risks in report

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: Reuters - A group of top scientists has called for a fundamental change to how the United States deals with risks to its Atlantic and Gulf coasts from storms and climate change in a National Research Council report released Wednesday.
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Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: AP - Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago.
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Forest Rights Offer Major Opportunity to Counter Climate Change

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: IPS - The international community is failing to take advantage of a potent opportunity to counter climate change by strengthening local land tenure rights and laws worldwide, new data suggests.
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A village in India now runs entirely on its own solar power grid

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: The Week - A few months ago, Greenpeace and two other NGOs that work in the area (BASIX and CEED) started building a solar power micro-grid to serve the village, and after a few months of testing, the autonomous 100 kilowatt system officially went online this past weekend.
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Climate change ravaging Antarctic fur seals

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: AFP - A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said Wednesday.
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Loss and damage: UN receives new climate compensation plans

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: RTCC - Over the next two years, countries will draw up a framework that will shape the responses of the poorest countries to climate-caused catastrophes.
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EU Commission agrees 30 percent energy savings goal for 2030: sources

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: Reuters - The European Commission agreed on Wednesday to put forward a target to improve energy efficiency by 30 percent as part of a package of climate and energy policy for 2030, EU sources said.
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EU Confirms Approval of Germany's New Renewable Energy Law

1 hour 28 min ago
Source: Wall Street Journal - European Union antitrust authorities confirmed Wednesday their approval of Germany's new renewable energy law, which aims to help the country shift away from nuclear- and fossil fuel-generated power.
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A map and a compass for climate talks (opinion)

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: The Hindu -
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Growth, Global Warming Threaten African Species

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: Voice of America - Researchers meeting in Cameroon say Africa may lose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century due to global warming, population growth and unregulated development.
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Climate change hits all Pentagon operations, official says

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: The Hill - All Pentagon operations in the U.S. and abroad are threatened by climate change, according to a Defense Department official.
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President Mahama Launch Two National Policies on Climate Change and Environment

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - A National Climate Change Policy as well as an Environment Policy have been launched in Accra, as a first step towards the country's preparedness to deal with challenges of the global phenomenon.
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Britain sticks with tough carbon target despite opposition

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: Reuters - Britain's government said it would stick with a goal to curb emissions by 2027 to 50 percent of the 1990 levels, a target that has led to political opposition and that its own advisers have said will be hard to meet.
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France backs 30 percent energy efficiency goal: letter

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: Reuters - France's energy minister threw her weight behind an energy savings goal of at least 30 percent for 2030 ahead of talks in Brussels on Wednesday to thrash out a target.
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Venezuela climate summit calls for end to “green economy”

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: RTCC - A UN-backed conference in Venezuela has ended with a declaration to scrap carbon markets and reject the green economy
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Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: BBC - EU commissioners are meeting today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.
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Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:14am
Source: Cleantechnica - Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency, according to the 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today.
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