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New book "Carbon markets or climate finance?" 1° (1 reply)

I would like to announce the book “Carbon markets or climate finance“? (editor Axel Michaelowa) just released by Routledge. The book assesses the challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-Copenhagen negotiations and compares financing based on market mechanisms to public finance vehicles. This is done through evaluation ...

Started by Axel M. in January 2012, about Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Economics, Emissions, Finance & Money, Politics & Government, Poverty & Development

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i might of mis understood 1° (1 reply)

ning of the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP14). The meeting is the fourth of its kind this year. And even though the U.S. delegation will be comprised of the outgoing Bush team, the pending change in American leadership ...

Started by Samantha N. in December 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Celebrities, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Food, Genetic Modification, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Logging, Media, Nuclear, Organic, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Solar, Transport, Travel, War, Water

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Financing microgeneration in Bermuda and elsewhere 1° (1 reply)

As the economy continues its tailspin towards terminal velocity, many will find the costs of installing renewable energy systems a deal breaker. Though the costs of systems are dropping, PV panel prices are set to decrease by as much as 40% by year end, (http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/009478.html) and will continue to drop ...

Started by C Robb W. in March 2009, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Solar

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Is the creation of five million new American ‘green collar’ jobs realistic? 1° (1 reply)

President Obama’s plan to turn around the US economy includes $150bn of investment in green energy over the next ten years, driving America towards energy independence whilst creating 5 million ‘green collar’ jobs. Nobody could question the need for the new US president to take action to resurrect the US ...

Started by Sam N. in February 2009, about Politics & Government

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PACE Initiatives in Florida 0° (no replies)

Through the products BPA manufactures and the PACE legislation passed here in Florida, we have the unique opportunity to step in an offer Floridians with Wind Resistance and Energy Efficiency retrofit options that will save money and better protect their homes from the destructive forces of Hurricane Winds and the ...

Started by Robert Stobaugh in October 2011, about Education, Energy Saving, Environmental Disasters, Finance & Money, Green energy, Politics & Government, Weather

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Terraform Mars to better understand climate change 0° (no replies)

In order to test an idea in science you build an experiment and test it. What better way to build a climate change experiment than using Mars. Our current understanding of climate change relies on computer models and small scale experiments. As climate change is something we want to avoid ...

Started by Steve C. in August 2010, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Education, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Population, Poverty & Development, Smart Growth

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Whaling cruel and not sustainable- Obama going back on his word 0° (no replies)

Whaling is not sustainable: "14 days left " Whale droppings is vital to ocean’s carbon cycle Saving endangered baleen whales could boost the carbon storage capacity of the Southern Ocean, suggests a new study of whale feces. Whale feces once provided huge quantities of iron to a now anaemic Southern ...

Started by Paul S. in June 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Politics & Government, Pollution

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Politics & Govemment 0° (no replies)

Central and State Governments The central government exercises its broad administrative powers in the name of the President, whose duties are largely ceremonial. The president and vice president are elected indirectly for 5-year terms by a special electoral college. The vice president assumes the office of president in case of ...

Started by Sai K. in May 2010, about Politics & Government

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