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UN agency proposes greenhouse-gas standard for aircraft
A United Nations panel has proposed the first global greenhouse-gas emissions standard for aircraft.
Nature
 
U.N. group agrees to aircraft standards to cut CO2 emissions
Global aviation experts agreed on Monday to the first emissions-reduction standards for aircraft in a deal that will take effect with new models in four years, but environmental groups said the carbon dioxide cuts did not go far enough.
Reuters
 
Effects of carbon emissions could last 10,000 years, study finds
The effects of burning fossil fuels today could persist for thousands of generations, according to a new study that takes the long view on the consequences of climate change.
Christian Science Monitor
 
Sheltered from biggest risks, green fuel to ride out oil crash
Green power is cheap enough to compete with fossil fuels and will buck the trend of falling investment in oil and gas as it can offer long-term returns sheltered from political risk, investors and industry analysts say.
Reuters
 
Climate change driving species to the Earth's poles faster than predicted, scientists say
Warming temperatures are pushing land and sea creatures closer to the north and south poles and to cooler altitudes at rates faster than first predicted, scientists say.
ABC Australia
 
Norway utilities float idea to tap ETS to meet non-ETS goals, as EU climate chief reveals struggles
European nations should be allowed to pay for additional emissions reductions in ETS sectors to put towards targets in non-ETS sectors from 2020, according to a proposal floated by Norway’s power industry body Energy Norway on Monday.
Carbon Pulse
 
Energies propres: Obama veut doubler le financement de la recherche
Le président des Etats-Unis Barack Obama a proposé samedi de doubler, dans les cinq ans à venir, le fédéral pour la recherche et développement dans les énergies "propres" telles que le solaire ou l'éolien. Cela correspond à une promesse faite à la COP21
Swissinfo
 
 
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