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Climate change and desertification a threat to social stability - UN (by Monique Barbut) Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Latin American leaders discuss climate change progress
“The cost of inaction today is going to be much bigger tomorrow,” former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos told The Herald before attending a University conference Wednesday to discuss international climate change policy.
Brown Daily Herald
 
EU to host industry talks ahead of setting 2030 climate goals
The European Commission will hold three meetings this summer on how to ensure the bloc's industries can compete in global markets while meeting goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions, it said on Wednesday.
Reuters
 
Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk
Disaster risk reduction and climate change are closely linked, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed, reiterating to the world community his key priorities through the next year as preparations continue for the 2015 world conference on reducing risk from natural disasters.
UN/Reliefweb
 
U.S. Energy Dept plans $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy
The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday unveiled a plan for up to $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy companies to help rejuvenate a program that faced harsh political attacks over past failures of federally subsidized projects.
Reuters
 
Add polymer to carbon market, urges EU
The European Commission urged Germany to take urgent steps to regulate polymer producers under the bloc's Emissions Trading System (ETS) or face being sued over the breach of EU law.
Reuters
 
Clean energy: Is a boom coming in 2014?
Clean energy is off to a strong start in 2014, with global investment rising as prices for wind and solar power continue to drop. Renewables still hold a small share of total energy mixes, but clean-energy growth is picking up momentum.
Christian Science Monitor
 
 
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