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|China Issues Blueprint to Help Minimize Effects of Global Warming and Climate Change|
China issued its first nation-wide blueprint for adapting to climate change, as governments around the world shift their efforts from focusing solely on curbing global warming to minimizing its impact on people and the environment.
|Wall Street Journal|
|DOE to offer $8 billion in clean fossil-fuel project loan guarantees|
The US Department of Energy will announce in the next two weeks the opening of a solicitation for up to $8 billion in loan guarantees for fossil-energy projects that will use innovative technologies to reduce carbon emissions, the head of the department's loan guarantee program said Monday.
|Carbon Market Framework Needed to Preserve Investment, CEPS Says |
United Nations climate envoys must start coordinating data on how carbon markets cut greenhouse gases, or risk undermining investment in clean technologies, according to the Centre for European Policy Studies.
|Climate change expert: Public perception lags|
As the global science of human-caused climate change improves, the public’s inadequate understanding “is definitely a worry,” a top national researcher said Monday.
|The Montreal Protocol, a Little Treaty That Could|
Here is a remarkable fact about global warming: It might be twice as bad right now were it not for a treaty negotiated by a conservative American president, for an entirely different purpose, based on motives no one has ever quite understood.
|Ex-Clinton Aide Expected to Join Obama|
President Obama, after a rocky year that leaves him at the lowest ebb of his presidency, is bringing into his White House circle the longtime Democratic strategist John D. Podesta, a former chief of staff for President Bill Clinton.
|Climate targets ‘impossible’ unless rich cut emissions 10%|
Rich countries need to reduce their carbon emissions by 10% every single year to stay beneath 2C of warming – the upper limit for what scientists have deemed acceptable for mankind – according to Kevin Anderson from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.
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