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Climate talks in Bonn to lay groundwork for new deal
Delegates from all parts of the world have gathered in Bonn for the last round of negotiations on a new climate agreement prior to this year’s UN climate conference in Lima, Peru, which starts at the end of next month.
The Irish Times
UN climate talks set to test New York summit gains
The impact of Ban Ki-moon’s New York summit on UN efforts to curb climate change faces its first test on Monday in Bonn, where envoys from over 190 countries meet for a week of negotiations. - See more at:
Global Clean Energy Investment Grows 11%
According to the Clean Energy Pipeline, global clean energy investment jumped 11% in the third quarter of 2014 over figures a year earlier, clearing $64 billion.
Qingdao prepares China’s 8th regional carbon market
A Chinese city of 9 million people is seeking to introduce a carbon market, which would be the eighth in the country.
India Expands Solar Power Target, Will Add 15 GW Over Next Five Years
The new Indian government has delivered on its promise to enhance the solar power capacity addition targets under the ambitious National Solar Mission announcing revised guidelines for capacity allocation.
Cheap African solar energy could power UK homes in 2018
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.
Under the scheme, up to 2.5 million UK homes could be powered by Tunisian sunshine by 2018.
BBC News
America Can Nearly Quadruple Its Renewable Electricity By 2030
A recent Union of Concerned Scientists (USC) study found that America can nearly quadruple its renewable electricity in the next 15 years, reaching 23% by 2030. This comes in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal that America set a modest goal of 12% renewable energy by 2030.
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