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Solomon Islands Turtle Monitoring Training in the Arnavon Islands - SPREP (2014/11/26)

SPREP and Griffith University sign formal agreement - SPREP (2014/11/26)

The rare and elusive Polynesian megapode - SPREP (2014/11/26)

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Carbon Capture Facility;Facility will bring nearly$300 million in capital investments and increase natural gas processing (TX) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/26)
DALLAS – (Nov. 25, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to Nuevo Midstream, L.L.C.& ...

EPA Completes Reviews of 25 New England Site Cleanups during FY2014 (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/26)
BOSTON -- EPA has completed its review of site cleanups at 22 Superfund Sites and 3 Federal Facilities across New England by conducting Five-Year Reviews of each site, as required under the Superfund statute.EPA conducts evaluations e ...

Gender justice and climate justice: community-based strategies to increase women’s political agency in watershed management in times of climate change - eldis (2014/11/26)
Women are one of the groups which are disproportionately affected by climate change in developing countries, especially in relation to culturally prescribed roles related to water management. Women are however, often un-represented in decision-makin ...

Gender justice and climate justice: community-based strategies to increase women’s political agency in watershed management in times of climate change - eldis (2014/11/26)
Women are one of the groups which are disproportionately affected by climate change in developing countries, especially in relation to culturally prescribed roles related to water management. Women are however, often un-represented in decision-makin ...

EPA protects central Arizona tribal lands by requiring safe handling of hazardous waste and pesticides (AZ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/26)
SAN FRANCISCO—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently fined Triax Turbine Components for violations of the hazardous waste law and, in a separate action, Hill Brothers Chemical Company for violations of pesticides law. These ac ...

Participatory planning, justice, and climate change in Durban, South Africa - eldis (2014/11/26)
This academic article explores how participatory governance in urban environmental planning was implemented and experience in Durban, a coastal city in South Africa. The author, Aylett, contextualises participatory governance with the literatures on ...

The OECD to launch its first Foreign Bribery Report on Tuesday 2 December 2014 - OECD (2014/11/26)
The OECD will release its first Foreign Bribery Report on Tuesday 2 December at 11:00 a.m. CET, followed at 4:30 p.m. CET by a special launch event in the presence of Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, and Christiane Taubira, French Minist ...

Justice in urban climate change adaptation: criteria and application to Delhi - eldis (2014/11/26)
The authors argue that it is not only important to understand if adaptation as it is implemented in cities is just, but that the way in which it is conceptualized and planned must be just too. They call for the development of clear criteria for iden ...

Justice in urban climate change adaptation: criteria and application to Delhi - eldis (2014/11/26)
The authors argue that it is not only important to understand if adaptation as it is implemented in cities is just, but that the way in which it is conceptualized and planned must be just too. They call for the development of clear criteria for iden ...

Contesting climate justice in the city: Examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments - eldis (2014/11/26)
The concept of climate justice has been debated and contested at the scale of international climate change negotiations. Bulkeley and colleagues introduce the ways in which climate justice is being conceptualised, debated and pursued at the urban sc ...

EPA,San Jose,recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/26)
Innovative local composting and biogas facility leads the nationSAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City of San Jose will celebrate the city’s successful food-waste-to-energy program at a tour ...

Climate finance in the urban context - eldis (2014/11/26)
This World Bank issues brief succinctly maps out potential climate financing opportunities for cities. It starts with describing the financing challenges and costs of adapting cities to resilient, low carbon development paths. The second section map ...

Climate finance in the urban context - eldis (2014/11/26)
This World Bank issues brief succinctly maps out potential climate financing opportunities for cities. It starts with describing the financing challenges and costs of adapting cities to resilient, low carbon development paths. The second section map ...

Urban low carbon growth: financing opportunities for Indian cities - eldis (2014/11/26)
This report, prepared by ICLEI South Asia with support from the British High Commission in Delhi discusses the opportunities for urban climate finance in Indian cities. It starts by detailing the context of urbanisation in India, and its impacts upo ...

Climate finance for cities and buildings - a handbook for local governments - eldis (2014/11/26)
This handbook has been developed by UNEP to provide an overview and capacity-building for local government stakeholders about mechanisms to finance climate change adaption and mitigation. The second chapter lays out the international context to clim ...

The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance action statement - eldis (2014/11/26)
This action statement is laid out with the aim to catalyse and accelerate capital flows to cities for investment in climate change responses such as low carbon development and resilient infrastructure, over the coming 15 years. The statement starts ...

Financing the Resilient City: A demand driven approach to development, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation - eldis (2014/11/26)
ICLEI– Local Governments for Sustainability - proposes cities pioneer a demand-driven approach to climate financing. This approach involves‘inverting’ the typical development financing approach by: i) bottom-up planning for identif ...

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