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Renewable Energy: 80% of the Energy Mix by 2050

May 10, 2011

From its ongoing meeting in Abu-Dhabi, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a mammoth report in which it says that renewable energy sources are expected to contribute to 80% of the total energy mix in the world. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Coalition of Emerging Countries Calls For Action On Biodiversity

September 25, 2010

In preparation for COP10, the meeting on biodiversity that will take place in Japan in October, a group of 17 developing countries known as Like-Minded Megadiverse Countries (LMMC) met earlier this week to discuss and present their vision for future action on biodiversity under the framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the […]

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Scientists conclude IPCC needs to change

August 31, 2010

An independent committee commissioned by the UN yesterday released a document with recommendations made by scientists who analysed the procedures and methods employed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), headed by Rajendra Pachaur (photo, middle). Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared MilestoneChasing Ice Opens in the UKMoving Planet Invites the World […]

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Dry regions face toughest climate change challenges

August 24, 2010

The city of Fortaleza in the northeast of Brazil hosted the Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in Semi-arid Regions (ICID+18), which took place between August 16-20. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledAmazon Mega Dam Controversial Saga ContinuesAnger As Amazon Mega Dam Gets Green LightAmazon Under Threat As Brazil’s Forest […]

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