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US and Canada promise to lead world to low-carbon economy 10.3.2016 Guardian: Environment

Countries previously seen as climate change villains present shared vision on cutting emissions as Justin Trudeau meets Barack Obama at White House

The US and Canada declared they would help lead the transition to a low-carbon global economy on Thursday, in a dramatic role reversal for two countries once derided as climate change villains.

The shared vision unveiled by Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau ahead of a meeting at the White House commits the two countries to a range of actions to shore up the historic climate agreement reached in Paris last December.

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EU set to emit 2bn tonnes more CO2 than Paris climate pledge 29.2.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Note from the European commission reveals emissions trading system allowance numbers are not in line with global 2C target

The EU is set to emit 2bn tonnes more CO2 than it promised at the Paris climate talks, threatening an agreement to cap global warming at 2C, a note from the European commission has revealed.

Carbon prices will rise too slowly to cut industrial emissions as much as needed, says a confidential note prepared for MEPs on the environment committee, which the Guardian has seen.

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Study on carbon appreciation in TEs mooted 26.2.2016 The Assam Tribune
Study on carbon appreciation in TEs mooted
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City corporation eyes carbon-neutral tag 4.2.2016 Thiruvananthapuram News, Thiruvananthapuram City, Kerela News | Cities News - Times of India
Given the emission rates in the city, the notion of a carbon-free capital might seem a tad ...
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French ecology minister Segolene Royal pushes carbon pricing at UN 28.1.2016 All International Stories
The idea of a setting a price for the cost of carbon is to encourage polluters to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases they emit
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Six Khadki Cantonment Board buildings get rooftop solar power plants 22.1.2016 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The Khadki Cantonment Board (KCB) has selected six of its buildings for installing rooftop solar power ...
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Symposium on climate change from Friday 19.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Symposium on climate change from Friday
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King Coal 17.12.2015 Latest News
Coal is biggest risk to China's $6-tn green goal
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Airport turns greener with 2MW solar plant 16.12.2015 TOI: Calcutta Times
The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport became the first airport in the country to get a 2MW rooftop solar power plant. Apart from earning carbon credit for the airport, it would translate into a monetary benefit worth Rs 2.15 crore per ...
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Convoluted Paris climate agreement is ambitious but India has nothing to cheer about 14.12.2015 FirstPost: India

In effect, lip service has been paid to “equity” and “differentiation” but there is no way in the agreement to operationalize these concepts.

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Industries opt for solar power for daily needs 14.12.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Industries opt for solar power for daily needs
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Civil society groups think the climate deal is not ambitious enough to save the world 13.12.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Civil society groups think the climate deal is not ambitious enough to save the world
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Know: How the world found common ground in landmark climate accord 13.12.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
After four years of global negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and more than a few sleepless nights, climate officials from almost 200 nations meeting in Paris are on the cusp of a landmark accord to arrest climate change.  
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Factbox – How the world found common ground in landmark climate accord | Reuters 13.12.2015 FirstPost: World

PARIS After four years of global negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and more than a few sleepless nights, climate officials from almost 200 nations meeting in Paris are on the cusp of a landmark accord to arrest climate change. On Saturday, hosts France released the final text of a "Paris Outcome", this one devoid of the bracketed text that represented the sticking points yet to be resolved.

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Paris climate deal: Here's how the world found common ground in landmark climate deal 12.12.2015 DNA: Urban Tales
After four years of global negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and more than a few sleepless nights, climate officials from almost 200 nations meeting in Paris are on the cusp of a landmark accord to arrest climate change. On Saturday, hosts France released the final text of a "Paris Outcome", this one devoid of the bracketed text that represented the sticking points yet to be resolved. Written in the opaque legal language that has evolved from more than two decades of UN climate talks, the pact sets the world a roadmap for breaking away from the fossil fuels that have powered the global economy since the Industrial Revolution. The new text is 31 pages, against 27 on Thursday and more than 50 at the start of the talks. National delegations have broken up to review the text, with hopes high that they will return to a formal session to adopt it later on Saturday. Following are details of the new draft: FINANCE Developed nations promised in 2009 to mobilise $100 billion a year by 2020 from both public ...
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Paolo Mauro: Transport and climate change 12.12.2015 All Current Affairs Stories
To curb carbon emissions, focus on the new consumers on the move
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Paris outcome draft 'weak' on warming 10.12.2015 Hindu: International
The draft outcome was barely sufficient to justify the time and effort expended at Paris. 
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'Metro removes more carbon than it adds' 7.12.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
In a special presentation on the Delhi Metro at the climate change talks in Paris, DMRC said that the system is carbon neutral, removing more carbon from the atmosphere than it ...
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Forest Survey of India report: Total Forest, Tree Cover rises in 2015 4.12.2015 Latest News
Environment minister says greater carbon stock assurance to world
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Mukul Sanwal: Climate negotiations: what is at stake 2.12.2015 Top Stories
The underlying issue is distribution, not scarcity, of a global natural resource
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