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Algeria eyes huge domestic shale gas reservesReuters | 09 Mar 2011
Oil and gas producer Algeria is sitting on huge undeveloped reserves of shale gas that the country now intends to develop with the help of international partners, the OPEC member's energy minister said on Wednesday.
Where next for the IPCC?Climate Ark | 10 Feb 2010
Nature: Writing in Nature, five climatologists make recommendations for the future of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Angola: Portugal, Country Sign Agreement On Climate ChangesAngola Press | 25 Apr 2008
A memorandum of understanding for co-operation in the area of climate changes and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol was signed Thursday between the Angolan and Portuguese Environment ministers.
Africa: Developing Nations Embrace Renewable EnergyAllAfrica.com | 22 Jun 2007
Developing countries have increased investment in renewable energy, accounting for one-fifth of the world's total last year, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released today (21 June).
Africa: UN Wins Pledges to Plant Billion TreesAllAfrica.com | 25 May 2007
The United Nations has received pledges to plant over a billion trees in a drive to help fight climate change and poverty, Reuters reported from Nairobi quoting the UN as having said Tuesday.
Africa: UN Refugee Agency Backs 'Green' PlanAllAfrica.com | 23 May 2007
Backing a major "green" initiative, the United Nations refugee agency has pledged to plant more than 9 million trees this year in areas of human displacement.
Africa: City Leaders Ring Climate Change AlarmAllAfrica.com | 22 May 2007
JOHANNESBURG mayor Amos Masondo and 30 mayors of the world's biggest cities have called on Group of Eight (G-8) leaders meeting in Germany to encourage national governments to support city leaders in combating climate change.
Africa: Worldwide Impact From Climate Change PredictedAllAfrica.com | 11 Apr 2007
A grim picture of the impact of environmental changes ahead - especially for the world's poor -- is drawn by the latest installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Africa: Renewable Sources the Key to Energy Crisis?AllAfrica.com | 25 Mar 2007
Biofuel and other renewable energy sources may hold the key to Africa's energy crisis. Without intervention, this crisis is set to grow. Southern African cities such as Lusaka in Zambia, Harare in Zimbabwe, Gaborone in Botswana and Dar-Es-Salaam in Tanzania will be affected.
Africa: Carbon Dioxide 'Released, Not Stored' By SoilAllAfrica.com | 16 Mar 2007
Increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may turn soil from a potential carbon sink into a carbon source by stimulating microbial communities to release, not store, carbon dioxide, according to a study.