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2013’s Weather: Yet More Good Reasons To Curtail Greenhouse Gas

The sixth warmest year on record, 2013's weather was wild, woolly, and very costly for people, economies, and ecosystems around the world, providing additional evidence of the inter-linkages between anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, a warming world and the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events.Read More

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UN, World Bank, IEA Gear Up to Achieve Sustainable Energy

Concerted, determined action is needed in order to realize the aims of the UN Secretary General's "Sustainable Energy for All" initiative. Despite increasing deployment of renewable energy systems, gains in energy efficiency and greater access to electricity and modern energy services, billions more needs to be invested annually if global society is to continue to improve living standards and conditions while avoiding the worst effects of climate change.Read More