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|IPCC report: How to fight global warming while saving money|
While containing global warming will require substantial investment in cleaner sources of energy, much can be accomplished through energy efficiency, a new United Nations report says. More efficient cars, buildings, and appliances will play a crucial role in curbing the effects of global warming, the report found.
|Christian Science Monitor|
|EU Nations Said to Set Next Carbon-Market Overhaul Talks in June |
European Union governments will hold further discussions in June about a proposal to make supply in the world’s biggest carbon market more flexible, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
|A sustainable investment revolution must emerge from the IPCC’s stark warning|
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest report has implications for us all. But given it warns of the unsustainability of our approach to energy production and calls for an unprecedented trillion-dollar shift in investment, it is particularly significant for investors.
|Africa: Climate Change Mitigation Must Benefit the Poor, Aid Experts Say|
International action to curb climate change must help poorer nations develop in a sustainable way that eases poverty and brings additional benefits such as better health and employment, aid and climate experts have said.
|Thomson Reuters Foundation|
|China’s Wind Energy Capacity Tops 92 GW With 16 GW Addition In 2013|
In 2013, China witnessed yet another year of impressive wind energy capacity addition. While the total capacity added was off the peak levels seen a couple of years ago, the Asian giant still managed to add 45% of all the wind energy capacity added in 2013.
|Clean energy investment up 14% in first quarter of 2014|
Investment in the clean energy grew 14% to $61 billion (£36 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, with the offshore wind, solar and energy efficiency sectors leading the way.
|World Green Economy Summit kicks off in Dubai on Tuesday|
The World Green Economy Summit, WGES 2014, will begin on Tuesday at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Held under the theme “Global Partnerships, Sustainable Future” and looks to complement the sustainable future vision of the UAE and the global efforts to combat climate change, the two-day summit is the first green summit in the Middle East and North Africa region, bringing together World leaders, united in pursuing a sustainable future for humanity to forge global partnerships that accelerate the transition to a green economy.
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