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September 24, 2014 UN climate change summit: China pledges emissions cuts

Source: BBC News

China has pledged for the first time to take firm action to tackle climate change, telling a UN summit it aims to make deep emissions cuts by 2020. Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said China's carbon emissions - the world's highest -...

September 24, 2014 UN Climate Summit: Obama flexes US muscle in global climate fight - text/video

Source: Christian Science Monitor

At a UN Climate Summit in New York Tuesday, President Obama said the US was beginning to take action to fight climate change, but must do more. Mr. Obama called on the international community to make strong commitments on clean...

September 23, 2014 Lew: Climate change hits all sectors of economy

Source: The Hill

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said that every sector of the economy is threatened by climate change, calling it "one of the most important challenges of our time."

September 23, 2014 Study says natural factors, not humans, behind West Coast warming

Source: Seattle Times

The rise in temperatures along the West Coast over the past century is almost entirely due to natural forces — not human emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a major new study. But that doesn’t refute the idea that humans...

September 23, 2014 NY requires agencies to consider extreme weather

Source: SF Gate

New York state agencies are required to consider the future likelihood of extreme weather in their decisions on public works projects, industrial and commercial permits and regulations, according to a new law signed Monday.

September 23, 2014 Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness Sees China Soar, US & UK Lose Ground

Source: Clean Technica

There has been a lot of figurative-column space given over to China’s recent efforts to combat pollution by investing heavily in clean energies. From banning coal to increasing its renewable energy targets, China has become a...

September 23, 2014 Global Investors Think Climate Action And Economic Well-Being Go Great Together

Think Progress - Four investor groups concerned with climate change the U.S.-based Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk, the European Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, Australia and New Zealand's Investors Group...

September 23, 2014 Climate Change Activists Protest Corporations at #FloodWallStreet Sit-In

Source: Time

Climate change activists staged a sit-down protest on Wall Street against the role of large corporations in global warming on Monday, a day after an estimated 400,000 people demonstrated at the People’s Climate March in New York...

September 23, 2014 Cereal company Kellogg wants suppliers to report climate emissions

Times Dispatch - It also pledged to join îBusiness for Innovative Climate and Energy Policyî, a coalition that supports legislation that favors cleaner energy and a low-carbon economy. "Not only is it what our...

September 23, 2014 Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of UN summit

Source: Reuters

The World Bank said Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon emissions to encourage a shift to cleaner energy technologies.

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