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A World With 11 Billion People? New Population Projections Shatter Earlier Estimates

National Geographic, September 18, 2014

Robert Kunzig

Dueling projections of population growth present different visions of the world's future.

Curbing climate change: The deepest cuts

Independent, September 18, 2014

Our guide to the actions that have done the most to slow global warming

World will 'change course' on climate at UN summit

AFP, September 17, 2014

By Carole Landry

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - A UN summit on climate change will see the world "change course" and begin to seriously tackle global warming, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson said Wednesday.

Will the new EU Commission assure Europe’s leadership on sustainable development?

EurActiv, September 17, 2014

The re-shuffling of responsibilities among the European Commission’s directorates for the environment, climate change and energy are likely to fundamentally alter the landscape of EU environment policy over the next five years, writes Luc Bas.

U.S. extends comment period on power plant carbon rule to December

Reuters, September 16, 2014

BY VALERIE VOLCOVICI

(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will give the public until December to comment on its sweeping proposal to curb carbon pollution from the country's power plants after some industry groups and state officials pressed for more time.

Climate change report by Lord Stern shows there's still time – just

Guardian, September 16, 2014

Fiona Harvey, environment correspondent

Study says halting rise of carbon emissions is achievable at modest cost, but this is nothing new. What's stopping us?

People’s Climate March = Tipping Point in Fight to Halt Climate Crisis

EcoWatch, September 14, 2014

Jamie Henn, 350.org | 

The New York state elections just concluded, and the national midterms are still weeks away, but there is a campaign office in downtown Manhattan that has just gone into overdrive. Volunteers there are hard at work on another deadline: Sept. 21.

UN climate summit set for major carbon pricing announcement

RTCC, September 12, 2014

By Ed King

World Bank’s Rachel Kyte tells RTCC global support for pricing carbon emissions will surprise many critics

Development banks promise to back climate action

RTCC, September 12, 2014

By Ed King

Six major funders say they have provided US$ 75 billion since 2011 and will increase cooperation on low carbon finance

Ozone layer is healing - but we are now contributing to climate change more than ever

Independent, September 11, 2014

ROSE TROUP BUCHANAN 

The Earth’s protective ozone layer is slowly recovering, United Nations scientists report, but the unintended knock-on effect is increasing climate change.