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|WMO: El Nino could cause ‘dramatic rise’ in temperatures|
There are growing signs the weather phenomenon known as El Niño could develop this year, causing global temperatures to soar, the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation has warned.
|UAE applauded for green initiatives|
Speakers at the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) that commenced in Dubai on Tuesday underlined the urgent need for change and to enforce and adopt low carbon policy. The two-day summit is being held under the theme ‘Global Partnerships, Sustainable Future’.
|Finland meets first Kyoto goals|
Finland has met the first goals of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
|U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fall 10 pct since 2005: EPA|
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell nearly 10 percent from 2005 to 2012, more than halfway toward the United States' 2020 target pledged at United Nations climate talks, according to the latest national emissions inventory.
|H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Accepts Invitation to Join the Road to Paris 2015 At World Green Economy Summit|
In the session titled "Road to Paris 2015", Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President for Strategy & Business Development for DEWA, Chairman of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership, said: "We welcome the invitation to 'Road to Paris 2015' this morning and today we start on this road
|China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists|
China's air pollution could be intensifying storms over the Pacific Ocean and altering weather patterns in North America, according to scientists in the US
|Brazil looks to swap World Cup publicity for carbon credits|
Brazil, looking to offset the carbon emissions generated by construction, travel and other activities related to hosting the 2014 Soccer World Cup, said on Tuesday it wants holders of United Nations-backed carbon credits to swap them for publicity during the games.
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