The Guardian, April 13, 2014
Landmark UN analysis concludes global roll-out of clean energy would shave only a tiny fraction off economic growth
Reuters, April 13, 2014
(Reuters) - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air.
Time, April 13, 2014
Experts appointed by the U.N. has said immediate action is necessary to halt the worst effects of climate change. A worldwide push over the next 15 years is the only way to avoid the disastrous effects
BBC News, April 11, 2014
By Paul Rincon
Half of the world's population now lives in cities, and this proportion is set to rise to two-thirds by 2050. Yet cities are particularly vulnerable to the worst impacts of climate change precisely because their locations are fixed.
Reuters, April 10, 2014
(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's plan to focus on cracking down on just the largest polluters will deliver "lasting returns" to the American public, its top enforcement official said on Thursday.
Itar-Tass, April 9, 2014
WARSAW, April 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Latvia has spoken in favour of Poland’s idea to create a European energy union, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma told a joint news conference with Polish head of government Donald Tusk on Wednesday.
United Nations News Centre, April 9, 2014
9 April 2014 – The United Nations launched to the business community today the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, with a forum to take place annually, starting this coming June.
AFP, April 7, 2014
Government envoys and scientists gathered under the UN banner in Berlin Monday to hammer out a list of options for curbing carbon emissions driving dangerous climate change.
Fresh from issuing its starkest-ever warning about the impacts of global warming on Earth's weather system, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will meet until Friday to vet the choices meant to inform policymakers.
AP, April 7, 2014
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations scientific panel on climate change urged diplomats and scientists to show "enlightenment" Monday, as they began a weeklong meeting aimed at spelling out in plain terms what options the world has if it wants to prevent catastrophic global warming.
Reuters, April 6, 2014
By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent