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  • Published: Nov 17th, 2010
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India Steers Full Speed towards Low Carbon Transport

New Delhi, 12 November 2010 – Ranked as the fourth largest green house gas (GHG) emitter in the world, India has embarked on a new pathway towards developing a low-carbon transport system, days before the convening of the UN climate change convention in Cancun.

Launched in New Delhi, Thursday, a new 2.49 million Euros three-year project – funded by the German International Climate Initiative and supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – will support the Indian Government’s efforts to align transport growth with the country’s climate change agenda and national development plan.

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  • Published: Sep 13th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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UN green agency announces strategy to reduce size of its own carbon footprint

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7 September 2010

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Press Release: One Third of Countries Show Promising Gains in Low Carbon Economic Growth Since Copenhagen Climate Accord

SEOUL, South Korea, Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ – The 2010 Climate Competitiveness Index, the most comprehensive study to date of national progress to create green jobs and economic growth through low carbon products and services, shows that in spite of uncertainty surrounding international climate negotiations, countries have forged ahead with low carbon growth strategies in the first quarter of 2010.

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UN: “Nature Kicks Carbon Capture’s Butt”

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The United Nations Environment Programme released a report last Friday for World Environment Day titled “The Natural Fix? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation.” In it, UNEP makes the case for investing in protecting fragile ecosystems as a form of carbon mitigation instead of carbon capture and storage technology. The report highlights the ways in which nature is better at regulating carbon than CCS through the carbon cycle and how preserving nature’s role in carbon regulation will bring greater and cheaper benefits.

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Maldives Join the Climate Neutral Network with a Pledge to Become the World’s First Carbon Neutral Nation

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Maldives Join the Climate Neutral Network with a Pledge to Become the World’s First Carbon Neutral Nation

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UNEP Releases Policy Brief on Global Green New Deal in Advance of G20

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19 March 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released

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  • Published: Feb 18th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Countries turn to resource-efficient, less-carbon-emitting technologies

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More countries are turning to more resource-efficient, less carbon-emitting, and less water-consuming systems as compelled by a global effort to mitigate the impact of predicted increasing temperature.

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Green tech a money saver in global downturn – UN

BANGKOK, (Reuters) – Business should use the global downturn to forge ahead with green technologies that will save hard pressed firms money as well as the planet, a U.N. environment agency said on Thursday.

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Australians to highlight carbon neutrality on national day

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23 January 2009

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UN: CDM Increasing Emission-Saving Initiatives, Critics Disagree

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The United Nations claims that its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is causing an increase in emission-saving initiatives around the world, BusinessGreen reports.

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Carbon Credit Prices to Rise Due to a Fall in Supply

Reports indicate that the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has revised its estimates for the supply of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs). It had previously expected to issue 1.51 billion CERs

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