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14/4/2014
On Sunday, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final installment of a massive report laying out just how feasible it is for the global community to limit manmade global warming to below dangerous ...   
28/3/2014
Millions of people around the world are expected to switch off lights in homes, offices and famous landmarks at 8.30pm local time for an hour on Saturday to mark WWF's annual Earth Hour. Now in its eighth year, the mass participation ...   
25/3/2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger, the one-time action hero fronting a blockbuster TV special on climate change next month, has financial ties to some of the world’s most destructive logging companies, an investigation group found on Tuesday. The ...   
13/2/2014
Hundreds of college students are expected to risk arrest on March 2 outside the White House to pressure President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline project. Organizers of "XL Dissent" say they hope to stage one of the largest ...   
14/12/2013
It's Alberta's biggest environmental battle - to reduce rising greenhouse gases from the oilsands - and former oil executive Eric Newell is running a global search for some silver bullets. Newell knows it's a race against ...   
9/12/2013
Believe it or not, the statistics indicate carbon trading is growing -- nationally and internationally. As of December 2013, 17 countries have carbon pricing mechanisms either running or planned. According to a recent study by the World ...   
7/12/2013
It’s Alberta’s biggest environmental battle -- to reduce the rising greenhouse gases in the oilsands -- and former oil executive Eric Newell is running a global search for some silver bullets. Newell also knows it’s a race against ...   
24/11/2013
The UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw ended on Saturday, 24 hours behind schedule, with organizers declaring that governments are still on track to agree on a universal climate agreement in 2015 that will come into force from ...   
23/11/2013
The issue that has prevented a major advance in the battle against global warming for two decades has scuttled progress at the latest U.N. gathering aimed at forging a climate pact by 2015: how much rich nations should pay to help developing ...   
21/11/2013
Preserving forests to protect our climate is the idea behind the milestone REDD program launched at UN climate talks eight years ago. At the Warsaw climate summit the question is just how successful the scheme has been. Warsaw’s bitterly ...   
4/11/2013
You don`t have to be a sophisticated scientist equipped with all the latest gizmos in order to work out just how effective a particular forest is as a carbon sink, a critical way of soaking up greenhouse gases The job, researchers ...   
4/11/2013
As global forest and climate experts gather at the Oslo REDD Exchange 2013 to ramp up international efforts to protect carbon-storing forests in the developing world, a recent study by researchers at the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre ...   
9/10/2013
The international scientific community's new assessment of the estimated sea level rise caused by global warming is a significant development, but experts say the projections for higher sea levels in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate (IPCC) ...   
21/8/2013
The Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is in the process of finalizing its next report, due to be released in four volumes between Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. These reports, which have come out even seven years ...   
18/8/2013
Forests from Spain to Sweden are getting older, packed with trees less good at soaking up the emissions blamed for rising world temperatures, mounting sea levels and increasing numbers of heatwaves and floods, experts said. Trees are ...   
4/7/2013
Protecting Forests and Growing REDD+ | Audio, Center for Global Development
My guest this week is Frances Seymour, our newest senior fellow at the Center and one of the world's top authorities on the complex issues at the intersection of tropical forests, development and climate change. Before joining CGD, Frances was ...   
5/6/2013
Brazil’s greenhouse-gas emissions fell nearly 39% between 2005 and 2010, according to an inventory released today by the country's government. Years in production, the document shows that the country has made dramatic progress in reducing ...   
8/5/2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week called for a redoubling of efforts to forge a new U.N. agreement on climate change by 2015. Speaking Monday at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, Merkel warned the representatives of 35 ...   
22/4/2013
What started in 1970 as a teach-in about the environment has expanded year by year until Earth Day actions this year include more than one billion people in some 192 countries. Many people are taking photos of their climate change ...   
20/4/2013
While forests once provided subsistence for local people, for generations clearing forested land has also been good for global business, providing immediate food security for the world. Put simply, forests have been worth more dead than ...   
6/3/2013
The Global Climate Predicament | Photo, Deep Green Resistance
Increased concentrations of atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHG), primarily carbon dioxide emitted from the burning of fossil fuels for cheap energy, have driven global average temperatures to rise. While this in itself is cause for concern, the ...   
14/1/2013
The UN climate talks in Qatar, which ended last month, were as inconsequential as you might imagine when the host nation chairing the event has the highest per capita carbon emissions in the world. In other words, not a lot happened -- ...   
22/12/2012
The Norwegian government pays USD 167 million to Brazil as payment for sharp reduction in deforestation in the Amazon in 2011. The money put into the Amazon Fund, which funds projects to reduce deforestation further. Norway ...   
21/11/2012
International negotiators at two weeks of climate talks that begin in Doha, Qatar, on Nov. 26 will grapple with what kind of actions will be required of industrialized and rapidly developing nations in a 2020 global climate deal while also ...   
14/11/2012
As his helicopter descends through the smoke towards an Amazonian inferno, Evandro Carlos Selva checks the co-ordinates via a global positioning satellite and radios back to base a witness testimony to deforestation. Flames lick up from ...   

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