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|Ban urges climate-smart agriculture to steer food security |
Agroforestry, diversification of crops with legumes and other practical measures must be scaled up to end hunger while meeting the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a global conference on the issue Thursday.
Major companies plan for U.S. carbon emissions fee, report says|
Major U.S. companies, from Wal-Mart and Google Inc. to Shell and ExxonMobil, are including future charges for carbon emissions in their strategic plans, according to a report released on Thursday.
|Obama orders agencies to increase renewable energy use|
President Obama has ordered federal agencies to more than double their renewable energy use over the next seven years, part of his ongoing attempt to find ways to cut carbon emissions without cooperation from Congress.
|Perú enfrenta el reto de la industrialización para consolidar su desarrollo|
Perú, considerado en los últimos años entre las economías emergentes más destacadas del planeta, enfrenta ahora el reto de fortalecer su industrialización como la única forma de consolidar su crecimiento y dar un salto sin retorno hacia la modernidad.
|Africa's action plan for climate change|
In a first ever report, presented by the United Nations Environment Programme, the challenges of adapting to the changing climate in Africa are pinpointed.
|UN CO2 offset supply to stay near recent lows in December|
The supply of UN carbon dioxide offset credits is expected to hold broadly steady near recent low levels in December, according to UN data updated Thursday.
|Storms and big freezes 'will be norm'|
Extreme weather has cost the country €1bn in past five years – and it will get worse
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