Monthly Archives: November 2014

Australian PM Abbott says he’s open idea of using nuclear energy

Straits Times: Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday opened the door to the use of nuclear energy as Australia faces growing pressure to bring down […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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India’s Climate Change Opportunity

Bloomberg: India lags far behind rival China in wealth and development — and also in the amount of carbon dioxide it spews into the atmosphere. […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Geoengineering Won’t Fix Climate Change Researchers Say

EcoWatch: Geoengineering—which sometimes seems to be the despairing climate scientist’s Plan B—simply won’t work. It won’t offer a quick fix to the planet’s burden of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Optimism Greets New Round UN Climate Talks

National Geographic: Buoyed by new climate pledges from the United States, China, and Europe, diplomats from 195 countries will begin meeting in Lima, Peru, on […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Norway: Capturing carbon at the edge of the world

Toronto Star: Mine 7 is a broad black smear across the pure white Arctic wilderness that surrounds the world’s most northern town. For more than a […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Only a few drops of water at the Lima Climate Summit

Inter Press Service: Although it is one of the victims of global warming, water will not be given a place of importance at the COP20 […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Best and worst cities preparing for climate change

Living on Earth: Global warming presents cities around the world with challenges that range from drought to storms to rising sea levels. Jeff Turrentine of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Drought-hit Sao Paulo may ‘get water from mud’

Reuters: São Paulo, Brazil’s drought-hit megacity of 20 million, has about two months of guaranteed water supply remaining as it taps into the second of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Solar as industrial revolution

New York Times: The Hanergy Holding Group, created in 1994 and based in Beijing, is a major renewable-energy company, notably in thin-film solar technology. Its […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Plan outlines low-carbon future for Germany

New York Times: Scientists have developed a comprehensive computer model that simulates German energy supply and demand, in a bid to establish whether it is […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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