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Doing well by doing good

WEDNESDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2012   Private sector can act to cut energy use without waiting for government thestar.com Published on Monday December 03, 2012 Mike Pedersen Moving toward a low-carbon economy was high on the agenda of policy-makers prior to the financial crisis and ensuing global recession. Priorities shifted with these events, but a series

 
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Renewables Account for 46% New US Electrical Generating Capacity Since January

by Kenneth Bossong, SUN DAY Campaign | December 4, 2012 WASHINGTON D.C. – The latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects states that renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar, water, wind) accounted for 41.14% of new electrical generating capacity installed in October 2012 and 46.22% for the first

 
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Asia Report: India’s Wind Power Capacity Expected to Balloon by 2020, Says GWEC

  By Oliver Wagg, International Correspondent December 3, 2012 SYDNEY – India’s installed wind power capacity is expected to reach 89 GW by 2020 and 191 GW by 2030, according to a new report. This expansion in wind power is expected to attract $16.5 billion of annual investment, create 179,000 jobs and abate 179 tonnes of CO2

 
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COP18 Live: Latest news from Day 9 of Doha climate summit

Published on December 5, 2012 by in Home

  By John Parnell RTCC in Doha -Contact us by email or twitter! -Those on the ground in Qatar can also visit the Climate Change Studio in Hall 4, a collaboration between the UNFCCC and RTCC. Contact the Secretariat to request an interview. - Finance: Room for optimism on climate finance at UN talks. - Russia: Russia backsliding on 25% emissions reduction goal. - Brazil: Absence of acceptable Kyoto deal threatens UN climate process. Today’s

 
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In Doha, We’re Getting a Raw Deal

Cameron Fenton National Director, Canadian Youth Climate Coalition   Time, rope or runways, whatever the metaphor is for climate action, we are running out of it. Two days ago the 16th extreme weather event to hit the Philippines, Super-Typhoon Bopha, made landfall. At the 18th round of United Nations climate talks in Doha, Qatar the Philippine’s negotiator

 
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Who’s the boss?

Published on December 5, 2012 by in Home

 This is a dismal evaluation that could explain Canadians’ disengagement from the electoral process. Canadian views on their democracy   samaracanada.com   Despite Canada’s status as one of the world’s leading democracies, new research shows that just over half of the population is satisfied with the way Canadian democracy works—a 20-point drop in less than 10 years.

 
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Sing for the climate all over the world

Published on December 5, 2012 by in Home

  Sing for the Climate YouTube  380,000 want to be heard   Sing for the Climate is a big singing manifestation that first took place on September 22 and 23 2012 in Belgium. More than 80.000 people in more than 180 Belgian cities and communities sang the song “Do it Now”, urging politicians to take

 
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Oxford City Council supports Eradicating Ecocide ~ Louise Kulbicki

Published on December 5, 2012 by in Home

  Louise Kulbicki YouTube  8:53   To watch Louise’s presentation, Councillor Morton introducing his Motion and the full debate you may wish to view the longer (28.31) vid here. http://youtu.be/aYUnump2aLI  

 
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