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UN Says 14 More Countries Will Join Paris Later in 2016 - Virtually Assuring Entry into Force

Ban Ki-Moon Hails Remarkable Response as 31 Join on One Day

New York, 21 September—The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer toward entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. 497 more words

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Shipping’s Growing Carbon Gap

On the face of it, Shipping is the most efficient of freight transport modes. Intermodal shipping containers kick-started rapid growth in trade globalisation 60 years ago, and container ships, tankers and bulk carriers have been getting bigger ever since. 728 more words

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Verteego - Reportings de Responsabilidade Social e Corporativa

JBraz e Verteego firmaram no último dia 09 de agosto de 2016 uma Parceria de Cooperação, durante a Missão para Eficiência Energética em Edificações, promovida pela… 44 more words

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Investors controlling $13tn call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris climate agreement

Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks

A group of 130 institutions that control US$13tn of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify… 99 more words

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Opportunity: Low Carbon Ideas Lab

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation has opened applications for the Low Carbon Ideas Lab.  Deadline for applications is 15th September.

Whilst not strictly speaking a research funding opportunity, this may be of interest to researchers and research students alike.


G7 Leaders Wave Goodbye to the Mass of Humanity

Article by Carl Brehmer

Au revoir, sayonara, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, goodbye!

In 2015 the G7 leaders met in Schloss Elmau and signed a declaration that if successful will reduce the Earth’s human population to ~1 billion by the end of the 21st century, because in that document they write, … 2,460 more words


News: Taiwan Makes Significant Progress on Carbon Reduction

According to the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the total carbon emissions from Taiwan’s manufacturing sector fell by more than 11 million metric tons between 2006 and 2015, Taiwan Today has reported. 84 more words

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