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|Q&A: Top UNFCCC Official Thorgeirsson on 2014-2015 Climate Negotiation Priorities|
With the first United Nations climate negotiations of the year at their halfway point, negotiators are grappling with many key issues related to the form, scope and ambition of the 2015 global agreement to confront climate change.
|EU warns of double-counting risk in U.N. emissions cut plan|
The United Nations risks creating huge auditing problems and overstating environmental benefits by promoting the cancellation of carbon credits as a way of tackling climate change, the European Union said on Thursday.
|Llama Naciones Unidas a ratificar enmienda de Protocolo de Kyoto|
La secretaria Ejecutiva de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático, Karen Christiana Figueres Olsen, llamó a los gobiernos a ratificar la enmienda del Protocolo de Kyoto y ponerse la meta “que de aquí a Lima tengan 144 ratificaciones para decir que lo que se acuerda, se ejecuta y se implementa”.
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|Irracional, esperar hasta 2020 para enfrentar el cambio climático: experto|
Los principales estudiosos del cambio climático en el mundo coinciden: es urgente establecer acciones para atacar el cambio climático.
|Russia Picks an Odd Time to Put on Climate Halo |
At a meeting yesterday of 200 or so national climate negotiators in Bonn, Russia’s Oleg Shamanov said his country wanted to launch a market for trading carbon pollution credits.
|Post-2020 Emissions-Reduction Contribution: Which Time Frame Should We Choose?|
With intersessional climate talks taking place in Bonn this week, the World Resources Institute discusses what is needed in the new international climate agreement focusing on the time frame on post-2020 emissions reductions.
|Fund raises $100m for renewable energy|
The Africa Renewable Energy Fund, which aims to invest in projects in sub-Saharan Africa, had raised $100 million (R1.1 billion) and expected to double that this year, lead investor the African Development Bank (AfDB) said yesterday.
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