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June 2012 Blog Posts (17)

EU: failure of EUETS?

Europe’s emissions trading scheme (EUETS) has failed to create sufficient incentives for industry to switch to cleaner energy fuels since its’ launch in 2005.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 27, 2012 at 11:04 — No Comments

UN:climate change increases human mobility

The UNHCR and the UN University (UNU) released a report on the sidelines of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

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Added by stefano valentino on June 26, 2012 at 14:20 — No Comments

FAO: Sustainable forests for a green economy

A report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) states that a more sustainable use of forestry resources can make a significant contribution to meeting the core challenges being discussed at the Rio+20 Conference.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 26, 2012 at 14:13 — No Comments

Towards a global green economy with Rio+20

“Rio+20″ in June 2012 offers a unique opportunity for our mutually interdependent world to secure renewed political commitment for Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 19, 2012 at 9:12 — No Comments

Plight of dying Lake Chad highlighted in Rio

By Kimbowa Richard, June 17, 2012



Lake Chad which is the fourth largest African Lake after Lake Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa has had its size reduce by 95% in the past 45 years. According to the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), in 1963, the size of the Lake was 25,000 sq Kms as opposed to 2,000 sq Kms today.



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Added by Kimbowa Richard on June 18, 2012 at 0:13 — No Comments

Scientists: climate warming without CO2

According to a new study by scientists at the University of California, the modern climate responds more readily to changing carbon dioxide levels than it has during the past 12 million years.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 13, 2012 at 10:41 — No Comments

EU tax over flights emissions criticized

The EU was urged by global airlines to review its tax proposal as a group of nations led by China, the United States and India kept up their opposition to EU plans to force carriers to join a carbon trading scheme.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 13, 2012 at 10:40 — No Comments

Experts: climate change affects public health

According to a new study by a group of European public health experts,climate change could alter patterns of physical activity and food availability, and in some cases bring direct physical hurt.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 8, 2012 at 9:35 — No Comments

ANEC against misleading carbon footprint labels

According to a new report by ANEC, European consumers are being flooded with confusing, misleading and corporate-friendly product information about carbon footprints.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 7, 2012 at 19:49 — No Comments

Reflections to Reviews: Climate Adaptation in Mountains

A set of quick reflections and reviews in context to socio-economic and environment development in the Himalayan region towards ongoing climate debate, environment issues and development…

Since 2010, with a larger vision to serve as link between practice, science, policy and decision making towards climatic adaptation and sustainable mountain development Climate Himalaya’s actions were focused towards climate conscious ness and advocating for appropriate national and regional…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on June 7, 2012 at 12:45 — No Comments

Economic Growth And Mountain Footprints

Added by Climate Himalaya on June 7, 2012 at 12:41 — No Comments

Science And Policy Disconnect In Himalayas

Added by Climate Himalaya on June 7, 2012 at 12:38 — No Comments

Scientists say wasted milk boosts carbon emissions

According to a new scientific study by Dr David Reay of Edinburgh University, wasted milk creates every year a carbon footprint equivalent to thousands of car exhausts.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 6, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

More refugees due to climate change

According to a report by UNHCR, the number of Internal Displaced People will increase in the next 10 years as a result of intertwined causes ranging from conflict and climate change to population growth and food shortages.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 4, 2012 at 15:15 — No Comments

EU funds toxic projects in poor countries

According to a report by GAIA, the EU’s clean development mechanism is supporting waste projects in developing countries that threaten livelihoods and cause toxic emissions.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 4, 2012 at 10:23 — No Comments

Call on a EU ban on cooling greenhouse gases

A new report shows that HFCs can realistically be banned in most new cooling equipment in the European Union by 2020, and substituted with energy-efficient and more climate-friendly alternatives.

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Added by stefano valentino on June 1, 2012 at 13:51 — No Comments

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