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China's Plan to Limit Coal Use Could Spur Consumption
Under pressure to reduce smog and greenhouse gas emissions, the Chinese government is considering a mandatory cap on coal use, the main source of carbon pollution from fossil fuels.
NY Times
Concerns over carbon emissions from burning wood
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.
Rainforest protection could “stagnate or decline” without support
Green groups and private sector says REDD+ is key to cutting emissions, but government action is needed
Don't force developing nations to review their voluntary emission cuts, says India
India, China and other countries in the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group on Tuesday took the position formally that the new climate agreement must not force developing countries to review their volunteered emission reduction targets
The Hindu
La reforma del transporte ayudará a mitigación de cambio climático
Empieza una nueva etapa. El ministro del Ambiente, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, expresó el respaldo de su portafolio a la reforma del transporte que emprende la Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, al considerarla “urgente” en las tareas para mitigar los efectos del cambio climático.
El Peruano
PERU: RD asiste taller sobre inversión pública
El Consejo Nacional para el Cambio Climático y el Mecanismo de Desarrollo Limpio (CNCCMDL) y el Ministerio de Economía, Planificación y Desarrollo (MEPyD) participaron en un taller internacional que se realizó en Lima, Perú, sobre cómo incorporar la adaptación al cambio climático en la inversión pública.
Kiva Funds Renewable Energy Projects, Solar Lights and Clean Cookstoves
Kiva is a world leader in microlending and has helped many people pull themselves out of poverty by lending them money to start small businesses. What may not be known as much is that Kiva also supports renewable energy projects.
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