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22/9/2014
The World Bank said Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon emissions to encourage a shift to cleaner energy technologies. The ...   
22/9/2014
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, promised to put climate change “front and center” of American diplomacy on Monday, raising expectations for this week’s United Nations climate summit. A day before the first world leaders’ meeting ...   
22/9/2014
A controversial coal project that threatens Australia`s Great Barrier Reef and the climate makes no financial sense for investors, say analysts. Plans for greenfield mines in the Galilee Basin involve building new port terminals near the ...   
22/9/2014
When Germany kicked off its journey toward a system harnessing energy from wind and sun back in 2000, the goal was to protect the environment and build out climate-friendly power generation. More than a decade later, Europe’s biggest ...   
22/9/2014
Acting on climate change will not hurt domestic economic growth, and in fact is more likely to boost growth, most analyses now show. The latest to confirm the dictum that swift action is eminently affordable is the recent report by the ...   
22/9/2014
The president of the Pacific island state of Kiribati favors buying more land abroad after a purchase in Fiji, to secure both food supplies and perhaps a future home if rising sea levels swamp low-lying atolls. Anote Tong, in Norway on a ...   
21/9/2014
As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant ...   
21/9/2014
More than 300,000 marchers flooded the streets of New York on Sunday in the largest climate change march in history, vaulting the environmental threat to the top of the global agenda. On a day of 2,700 simultaneous climate events from ...   
21/9/2014
Climate realities | Photo, New York Times
ON Tuesday, world leaders will converge at United Nations headquarters in New York for a summit meeting on the climate that will set the stage for global negotiations next year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of global climate ...   
21/9/2014
Unabated global warming will have huge budget and economic consequences for the U.S., potentially draining state and federal coffers of hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming years. That was the dismal warning from White House Budget ...   
21/9/2014
Tens of thousands of people have attended climate change rallies across Australia, in the first leg of a global wave of protests calling for tougher action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in New York next ...   
21/9/2014
President Benigno Aquino III is attending the United Nations Climate Summit here in New York on Tuesday, September 23, to highlight the risks that vulnerable countries like the Philippines face from climate change. Just days before the ...   
20/9/2014
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...   
20/9/2014
Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world's largest gathering of synthetic biologists. The field is evolving so rapidly that even scientists working in it don't agree on a definition, but at its ...   
20/9/2014
The People's Climate March may end up being the biggest protest to urge action to restrain global warming yet. The march in New York City on September 21 is predicted to draw more than 100,000 people, which would top the tens of thousands who ...   
20/9/2014
At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of thousands of demonstrators in Manhattan are expected to make as much noise as they can — with whistles, trumpets, even the tolling of church bells — to raise an alarm about the risks of climate change. Similar ...   
18/9/2014
As global leaders gear up to meet at next week’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York, the president of a small Pacific island nation vulnerable to rising seas caused by global warming said the future of his people depends on creating a ...   
17/9/2014
Around the world, cities are taking the lead on addressing the challenge of climate change. While senior governments stall, urban leaders are responding to the urgent need to make our cities more resilient as climate change impacts ...   
16/9/2014
Much of the discussion about cutting the carbon emissions that are slowly destroying our planet centers on the supposed cost of all these new forms of clean energy. A new report suggests: what costs? Yes, changing over our planet's ...   
16/9/2014
The global economy is undergoing a remarkable transformation which is altering our ability to deal with climate change. The growth of emerging economies, rapid urbanisation and new technological advances are making possible a new path of ...   
16/9/2014
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...   
14/9/2014
Living amongst 15 massive wind turbines might not be everyone's idea of paradise, but West Australian Mid West farmer Bruce Garratt believes he is investing in the future. Eight years ago, he agreed to accommodate the turbines as part of ...   
14/9/2014
Given the relentless long-term trend towards global warming, it should be a case of all hands on deck. But the world of politics appears to have trumped the laws of physics, writes Mike Steketee."THE laws of physics are non-negotiable," ...   
14/9/2014
When I read about climate change, I learn about rising sea levels and shrinking polar ice caps -- problems for 100 years in the future. But when I talk to my friends and customers about climate change, the focus is on what is happening today. It ...   
11/9/2014
There is still time for China to curb its carbon emissions to give the planet a "reasonable future", former prime minister Kevin Rudd has said. And Mr Rudd has proposed a "transformation" of the US-China relationship, arguing the two ...   

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