Framework Convention on Climate Change

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Japan Will Decide Next Year on Nuclear Energy Share

Japan aims to decide the percentage of electricity to be generated by nuclear power by late 2015 when a U.N. climate conference is to be held in Paris, the industry minister said Tuesday. All of Japan’s nuclear reactors are shut down for one reason ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Crack in the house is widening

A crack in a house’s foundation, if not repaired, can continue to grow, ultimately destabilizing the structure and rendering it uninhabitable. Its occupants must then move to another home. But the world’s population cannot move somewhere else. Houses, ... [Published Arab News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam starts building INDC report

A workshop was held in Hanoi on August 18 to launch the process of building Vietnam’s report on intended nationally-determined contributions (INDC) to mitigating climate change.Co-organised by the Ministry of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, ... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop helps raise ASEAN climate negotiators’ capacity

Strengthening ASEAN negotiators’ capacity for engaging in international climate change talks is the main focus of a workshop currently underway in Hanoi under sponsorship of the UN Development Programme and the UK Foreign Commonwealth Office.Speaking ... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Taipei forum discusses climate change

Officials and delegates attending this year’s UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) NGO Forum in Taipei yesterday expounded their views on non-governmental organizations’ (NGO) roles in countering climate change and commented on Taiwan’s ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Want to change international climate change policy? Use your body

Elizabeth May on CBC Radio One - Calgary. Photo: Tavis Ford.On Sunday, September 21, I will be with my daughter in New York City, marching with tens of thousands of concerned citizens demanding action on the climate crisis. The march is timed to build ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Only a balanced 2015 climate agreement acceptable: BASIC countries

The 2015 climate agreement will have to be based on all four pillars of the negotiations — mitigation, adaptation, finance and technology — for the four emerging economies, India, China, Brazil and South Africa ,to accept the new global pact.This was ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

KSA blocks deal on threatening greenhouse gas

By Selma Roth Related Rise in GCC infrastructure spending JEDDAH -- Saudi Arabia has been blocking a deal to stop the production of a highly polluting gas used in air-conditioners and refrigerators.Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a group of highly powerful ... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Kiribati calls for global action on climate change

Republic of Kiribati President Anote Tong yesterday called for cooperation among countries to tackle changes brought on by climate change, saying that it is a moral issue with responsibility shared by all nations.Delivering a speech at the 44th annual ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

This is the year for action on fuel

"THIS is the year for action," the Executive Director of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, said at St Paul's Cathedral in May.The climate-change talks in Paris in 2015 will be crucial - and 2014 is the year in which the ... [Published ChurchTimes - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

On Friendship Day, UN chief urges solidarity among human family

30 July 2014 In the current time of mistrust and violence, with previously harmonious neighbours warring, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging all people to reach out to one another as friends and build long-term foundations for lasting peace.Marking ... [Published United Nations - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Six Years On, IP Impact on Green Tech Transfer Remains a Mystery

It’s been quite a while since I’ve addressed green patents in the context of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and other international efforts to develop climate change policy. A guest post by Prof. Matthew Rimmer discussed the UNFCCC ... [Published CleanTechies Events - CleanTech Events and Conf ... - Jul 30 2014]

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"Reasons include climate change, forest destruction, low rainfall and the operation of hydropower plants in the Vu Gia-Thu Bon river system covering Quang Nam and Da Nang" said Nguyen Truong Anh, director of Da Nang Water Supply company (DAWACO)
Article 1 of the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines "climate change" as: "a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods"
"In such a tight political situation, with a conflict with the Ukraine and a number of countries introducing sanctions against the country, the Russian government in response demonstrates its establishment of a new trade-economical union with some countries from the former Soviet Union. To give it weight, a range of bilateral agreements is signed, and the MoU on construction of a power plant is one of them."
...set forth in the 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the SouthSouth China Sea, including the commitment of ASEAN states and China to "undertake to exercise self-restraint in the conduct of activities that would complicate or escalate disputes and affect peace and stability." They encouraged claimant states to reach consensus on what types of activities should be permissible and what types of activities should be avoided in...

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Japan Will Decide Next Year on Nuclear Energy S... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 3 hours ago]
Mystery over Kazakh nuclear power plans [Published Eco-Business - 14 hours ago]
Social News 20/8 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 17 hours ago]
Crack in the house is widening [Published Arab News - 19 hours ago]
Weather goes haywire [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 21 hours ago]
Kazakhstan's nuclear power plans - the mysterie... [Published Ecologist - Aug 19 2014]
Workshop helps raise ASEAN climate negotiators’... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 19 2014]
Tony Abbott Faces Mounting Pressure to Elevate ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 19 2014]
Vietnam starts building INDC report [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 18 2014]
Taipei forum discusses climate change [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 15 2014]
Want to change international climate change pol... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Aug 15 2014]
Taiwan hosts UNFCCC NGO forum [Published Taiwan Today - Aug 15 2014]
Top 20 High-Cost Oil Projects Risk $91B Of Inve... [Published Value Walk - Aug 15 2014]
Ma seeks diverse, viable energy mix for Taiwan [Published Taiwan Today - Aug 14 2014]
India - Policy notes on power [Published World Bank - Aug 13 2014]
Desperate Dash of Global Warming [Published New American - Aug 12 2014]
AUSMIN 2014 Joint Communiqué [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
Transform global governance to deliver sustaina... [Published Eco-Business - Aug 12 2014]
Only a balanced 2015 climate agreement acceptab... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 08 2014]
Building resilience for sustainable development... [Published World Bank - Aug 07 2014]
KSA blocks deal on threatening greenhouse gas [Published Zawya.com - Aug 07 2014]
'Abnormally early' bushfire season prompts call... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
Religious leaders unite in support of climate a... [Published The Climate Group - Aug 06 2014]
Carbon Tax Is Not a Solution for Ontario's Economy [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 05 2014]
Kiribati calls for global action on climate change [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 05 2014]
Soil Erosion, Climate Change and Global Food Se... [Published Energy Balance - Aug 04 2014]
A transformative India-US dialogue? [Published Livemint.com - Aug 03 2014]
BHP chief’s defense of coal industry evokes his... [Published Washington Post - Aug 02 2014]
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Japan Will Decide Next Year on Nuclear Energy S... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 3 hours ago]
Japan aims to decide the percentage of electricity to be generated by nuclear power by late 2015 when a U.N. climate conference is to be held in Paris, the industry minister said Tuesday. All of Japan’s nuclear reactors are shut down for one reason ...
Soil Erosion, Climate Change and Global Food Se... [Published Energy Balance - Aug 04 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->his is the ninth (and final) part of a much longer article published in the journal Science Progress, and which may be found here: http://stl.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/stl/sciprg/2014/00000097/00000002/art00001 ...
Six Years On, IP Impact on Green Tech Transfer ... [Published CleanTechies Events - CleanTech Events and Conf ... - Jul 30 2014]
It’s been quite a while since I’ve addressed green patents in the context of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and other international efforts to develop climate change policy. A guest post by Prof. Matthew Rimmer discussed the UNFCCC ...
Six Years On, IP Impact on Green Tech Transfer ... [Published CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com - Jul 30 2014]
It’s been quite a while since I’ve addressed green patents in the context of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and other international efforts to develop climate change policy. A guest post by Prof. Matthew Rimmer discussed the UNFCCC ...
Co-Chairs’ Statement of the 20th EU-ASEAN Minis... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 24 2014]
23 July 2014, Brussels, Belgium 1. The 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, under the theme of “Towards Strategic Partnership for Peace, Stability and Prosperity”, was held on 23 July 2014. The Meeting was co-chaired by Her Excellency Catherine Ashton, ...
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We’ll Have a Global Climate Treaty in 2015 [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 22 2014]
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