Wednesday 21 March 2012
Britain mulls replacing corporate CO2 schemeReuters | 21 Mar 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK government will consider replacing a scheme to cut corporate energy use with an alternative environmental tax if it cannot reduce the scheme's administrative costs, finance minister George Osborne said in his budget statement on Wednesday.
'Act now' to cut ocean damage costsThe Independent | 21 Mar 2012
Failing to tackle climate change will damage the world's oceans to the tune of £270 billion a year by mid-century, researchers warned today.
Tanzania: TASAF Keen On Climate Change AdaptationAllAfrica.com | 21 Mar 2012
[Daily News] TANZANIA Social Action Fund (TASAF) in collaboration with the World Bank has started mainstreaming climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into social protection programmes.
Sizing the carbon bubblechinadialogue.net | 21 Mar 2012
Financial markets are in denial, backing both the winners and losers of climate change and stocking up more fossil fuels than they can burn, writes James Leaton.How much “unburnable” carbon is there on the world’s stock exchanges? Last year, the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI)...
Rising Asia and old Europe need to work together (Analysis)EurActiv | 21 Mar 2012
Europe should engage more firmly with Asia not only in trade but also in foreign policy, climate issues and resource efficiency if it is to regain its powerful role in the international arena, argue Giles Merritt and Shada Islam from Friends of Europe. More '
How to create resilient agricultureSCIDEV.NET | 21 Mar 2012
Durable food security and agricultural growth depend on development strategies with resilience built in from the start, says Gordon Conway.
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