Tuesday 01 May 2012
Analysis: Permit glut points to new EU carbon policy toolReuters | 01 May 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - Any one-off European Union intervention to clear the massive glut of permits now clogging its emissions trading scheme is likely to lead to a 'central bank' or other policy tool to manage future imbalances in the world's biggest carbon market.
Green targets being watered down for UN summit - observersReuters | 01 May 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - Some of the main proposals in a draft text for negotiation at a U.N. sustainable development conference next month are being watered down at informal talks in New York, observers said on Tuesday, heightening fears the summit will fail to deliver.
Angola: Protection of Rainforests Discussed in LuandaAllAfrica.com | 01 May 2012
[ANGOP] Luanda - The study of mechanisms for an accord on the protection of world rainforests was discussed Monday in Luanda, during a meeting between a local delegation headed by the minister of Environment, Fatima Jardim and members of the concerned committee led by the Congolese minister of Forest Economy, Henri Djombo.
Australia's decade-long drought endsNew Scientist | 01 May 2012
The Big Dry has ended, but such droughts might be a sign of things to come for Australia as climate change influences natural cycles
Join him for a Google+ HangoutGuardian Unlimited | 01 May 2012
This Wednesday, eight Guardian readers will get to take part in an intimate video chat on the environment with George MonbiotThis Wednesday at 1pm BST, we'll be trying our first high profile Google+ Hangout - a video chat for ten people on Google's new social networking platform – with the UK's...
Brazil approves latest Forest CodeSCIDEV.NET | 01 May 2012
The Brazilian Congress has approved a scaled-back version of its proposed 'Forest Code', disappointing scientists and environmentalists.
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