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EU climate chief urges China to show international commitment
China could set a new pace for slow-moving international climate talks by bringing its domestic commitment to fight global warming on to the world stage, the EU's top climate change official said on Wednesday.
Reuters
 
8th conference on climate change starts
The eighth International conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA8) to Climate Change is being held in the capital from April 24.
Rep˙blica
 
African Development Bank launches new climate change fund
ADB says focus will be on finance readiness, so countries can apply for Green Climate Fund backing later this year
RTCC
 
Climate Change Likely to Make Everest Even Riskier
Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.
ABC News
 
Google and SunPower Join Forces To Fund Solar Homes
Google and SunPower said Wednesday they are going in on a $250 million fund to finance residential solar leases, in which homeowners pay for solar electricity rather than the solar panels on their rooftops.
Forbes
 
Government announces eight huge new renewable energy projects
The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has stepped up his battle against climate change after announcing plans for eight giant renewable power projects that will deliver enough green electricity for three million homes.
Independent
 
Chinese lawmakers worried over energy efficiency, emissions
Senior Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday expressed concerns over the country's low energy efficiency and high emissions, as a recent report suggested that China is lagging behind its energy conservation and emission reduction targets.
Xinhua
 
 
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