G20 Summit:slow progress on ambitious climate change accord, is it a sign of no-trust on words?

G20 Summit:slow progress on ambitious climate change accord, is it a sign of no-trust on words?

India has blocked G20 efforts to pave the way for an ambitious climate change accord in a sign of deep divisions just two weeks before delegates from almost 200 nations meet in Paris. Through almost 20 hours of talks at the G20 gathering in Turkey Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ft.com The world is waking up to reality that ambitious promises can no longer be trusted. How rich nations can demonstrate that this time it will be different and rebuild the trust? See on Scoop.it...
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Banning cars in city centre after exporting 85% of its oil for 45 years and getting rich.Norway’s way.

Banning cars in city centre after exporting 85% of its oil for 45 years and getting rich.Norway’s way.

Proposed ban on private vehicles is part of a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2020 compared to 1990 levels Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theguardian.com Many, in Norway's capital Oslo, are unhappy that from 2019, the cars will be banned from city centre. Norway is 9th largest exporter of oil and exports 85 % of its oil that has made Norway rich. Norway's way: make others emit GHGs by remaining green and rich. See on Scoop.it - Oven Fresh ...
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British origin UN official lamblasts  UK on its double talk on climate change

British origin UN official lamblasts UK on its double talk on climate change

  The UK government's cuts in support for renewable energy are criticised by the UN's chief environment scientist, Prof Jacquie McGlade. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bbc.com Just 50 days before world is expected to take decision on new agreement on climate change, developed countries are engaged in double talk. See on Scoop.it - Oven Fresh ...
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Ocean Fish Population reduced by half since 1970. Luxury sea-food by 75%.

Populations of marine mammals, birds, fish and reptiles have nearly halved since 1970 due to human activity and climate change, a report says.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bbc.comOver-fishing , over-eating, climate change, acidification of sea water and rich people's greed for luxury food like sea cucumber are the reasons. Poor people's  need and Rich people's greed reducing overall feed.  See on Scoop.it - Oven Fresh ...
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Obama’s climate legacy begins late but with ambition.

Obama’s climate legacy begins late but with ambition.

Obama's plans to shrink carbon emissions ring the bells of optimism  for Paris climate meeting. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nytimes.com One wonders why Obama's announcements  are coming so late. As he says, ' there is something called too late'. But yes, there is something called ' it is never too late and better late than never'! See on Scoop.it - Oven Fresh ...
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Wind Vision | Department of Energy

Wind Vision | Department of Energy

Drilling the vision? Time has come for USA  to come clear on its Renewable vision and fossil actions. Latest USA Report on Wind Vision, is inspiring, 35% electricity by wind in 2050. And now here comes news that BP started drilling in Arctic.   Sourced through Scoop.it from: energy.gov There are inspiring pledges by USA on renewable energy and there are back-door instigating  reports that drill into that vision right in Arctic. See on Scoop.it - Oven Fresh ...
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After Supreme Pope’s sermon it is time for Supreme Court’s order to cut emission

After Supreme Pope’s sermon it is time for Supreme Court’s order to cut emission

Orders are now coming from Judges to the Government to cut GHG emissions . A court in the Netherlands orders the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by 2020, in a class action suit launched by activists. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bbc.com Looks like this is the way to go on climate change. Kyoto lacked the teeth to punish those who do not meet the committed reduction. Hope Court in the Netherlands imposes punishment if the target is not achieved. See on Scoop.it - Oven Fresh ...
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