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|IEA: strategy shift needed to keep up renewables growth |
Clean power installations will flatline without sustained policy improvements, says influential forecaster
|International Corporations are turning to Low-Carbon World but Many Risk Being Left Behind|
According to a new analysis by CDP, global businesses have begun to benefit from the opportunities that transitioning to a low carbon economy presents, but many risk being left behind due to lack of long-term planning and inertia.
|Blue & Green Tomorrow|
|UN faces deadlock over shipping climate deal plans |
Emerging economies face off coalition of EU, African and small island states over plans to ratchet up reductions to industry’s CO2 pollution
|White House weighing whether greenhouse gas deal needs Senate approval|
The Obama administration is evaluating whether an international agreement reached earlier this month to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners will need approval by the U.S. Senate, the White House said on Tuesday.
|Pope Francis's edict on climate change has fallen on closed ears, study finds |
Hailed as a significant call for action, the pope’s encyclical has not had the anticipated rallying effect on public opinion, researchers have found
|Solar Power Capacity Tops Coal for the First Time Ever|
Solar power now accounts for more installed capacity than any other form of electricity generation, according to new data out Tuesday.
|Global renewable power capacity overtakes coal as 500,000 solar panels installed every day|
Global renewable electricity capacity has overtaken coal to become the world's largest installed power source for the first time, after a record-breaking year in which half a million solar panels were installed every day.
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