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US Arctic envoy looks to 1970s New York for inspiration 22.10.2014 Zee News : World
As he contemplates dealing with crumbling shores, melting ice and other changes in the rapidly changing Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp looks back at the rough and tumble New York City of the 1970s for inspiration.
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U.S. Arctic envoy looks to 1970s New York for inspiration 22.10.2014 FirstPost: World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As he contemplates dealing with crumbling shores, melting ice and other changes in the rapidly changing Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp looks back at the rough and tumble New York City of the 1970s for inspiration. Papp, who became the first ever U.S. special representative for the Arctic in July, said he only needs to remember the first time he visited New York Harbor in 1970 for encouragement on tackling complicated issues

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US, China Can Tip Balance in Climate Quest: Study 21.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
Researchers said both the countries could reduce by a quarter the envisaged 2020 shortfall in emissions cuts required to curtail global warming.
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Another global warming contrarian paper found to be unrealistic and inaccurate 21.10.2014 Guardian: Environment

Abraham et al. show that a paper by sceptics Spencer & Braswell is rife with unrealistic assumptions in an overly simple model

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Early climate change warriors 21.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Early climate change warriors
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Early climate change warriors 21.10.2014 Hindu: Opinion
Social scientist Daniel Patrick Moynihan can veritably lay claim to being perhaps the first person to alert an American President directly on global warming
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Natural gas expansion not enough to slow climate change, according to new study 20.10.2014 DNA: Evolutions
Natural gas expansion not enough to slow climate change, according to new study
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Low Carbon emissions can be beneficial for developing countries 20.10.2014 New Kerala: Technology
Washington, Oct 20 : Scientists have revealed that expanding energy access increases CO2 emissions but in India and other developing countries it could have positive effects and very little effect on climate change.
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Natural gas expansion not enough to slow climate change 20.10.2014 New Kerala: Technology
Washington, Oct 20 : In a new study, scientists have found that natural gas alone was not enough to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
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Natural gas expansion not enough to slow climate change 20.10.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
In a new study, scientists have found that natural gas alone was not enough to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
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Natural gas expansion not enough to slow climate change 20.10.2014 Sify News
In a new study, scientists have found that natural gas alone was not enough to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
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Access to electricity in India has no impact on climate change 20.10.2014 ET: Power
Pachauri added, expanding low-carbon energy technologies in developing countries would bring many co-benefits beyond climate mitigation.
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Powering up the poor shouldn't hurt the climate 19.10.2014 New Scientist: Sex and Cloning
When countries get rich, their emissions rise – but connecting poor rural households barely affects greenhouse gas ...
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Fossil fuel industry sustained by toxic triangle that puts 400 million at risk 17.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Political inertia, financial short-termism and vested fossil fuel interests threaten to push up global temperatures, says Oxfam Political inertia, financial short-termism and vested fossil fuel interests have formed a toxic triangle that threatens to push up global temperatures, putting 400 million people at risk of hunger and drought by 2060, Oxfam said on Friday, a week before a European Union summit to finalise a new climate and energy policy framework. In its Food, Fossil Fuels and Filthy Finance report , Oxfam warned that EU leaders must resist pressure from the fossil fuel industry, which spends at least 44 million (£35m) a year on lobbying the European bloc. The report also urged leaders to commit to cuts of at least 55% in carbon dioxide emissions, energy savings of at least 40%, and an increase in the use of sustainable renewable energy to at least 45% of the energy ...
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Agro-forestry 17.10.2014 Hindu: Opinion
The article, “For a tree on every field boundary” (Oct. 16), sheds light on the im...
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India Challenges Developed Countries on Sustainable Development, Consumption 17.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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India challenges developed countries on sustainable development, consumption 16.10.2014 New Kerala: India News
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Oct 16 : India has challenged developed countries to take the lead in ensuring sustainable patterns of consumption as developing countries grapple with the problem of eradicating poverty.
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India challenges developed countries on sustainable development, consumption 16.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
India has challenged developed countries to take the lead in ensuring sustainable patterns of consumption as developing countries grapple with the problem of eradicating poverty.
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Merkel says Europe must reform emissions trading scheme quickly 16.10.2014 HBL: Home
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Europe must agree quickly on a reform of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and as part of that, surplus CO2 certificates must be reduced.
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Natural gas no miracle cure for climate change: Study 16.10.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Fracking technology has driven a boom in natural gas that many hope will prompt a switch away from coal use and put the brakes on the rise in Earth-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
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