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Stockholm, Sweden – Climate change is happening faster, more intensely and, in many cases, at an unprecedented rate of change, according to the Fifth Assessment Working Group 1 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This demands action. “There are few surprises in this report but the increase in the confidence around many observations […]

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WWF: Global system to curb aircraft emissions could easily take flight

A global system to regulate runaway greenhouse gas emissions from aviation is technically and economically feasible and could help address climate change, according to a new WWF report. The report comes ahead of a critical meeting of the High Level Group established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal this week, where governments […]

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Losing an icy friend

As we hit the annual Arctic summer sea ice low, WWF’s Samantha Smith reflects on her years spent in the Arctic, and the lives and cultures we are losing with the ice. Watching climate change eat away at the Arctic sea ice is like watching a best friend waste away. I have nearly overwhelming feelings […]

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WWF welcomes China-EU Solar Panel Deal

WWF welcomes China-EU Solar Panel Deal Brussels, Belgium – 29 July 2013 Brussels, 29 July 2013: WWF cautiously welcomes the agreement reached last Saturday by the European Union and China to curb EU imports of solar panels from China in exchange for exempting the shipments from punitive tariffs. The EU had previously announced on 4 […]

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BRIEFING NOTES: IEA World Energy Outlook 2012 report

The IEA is not recommending the world to accept their 450 ppm CO2e scenario. IEA just says if world goes down that route than those are the implications. The IEA has five mid-term (until 2035) energy scenarios which they analyse re investment costs, technology choices, carbon emissions, temperature change etc. The “Current Policies” – sort […]

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