IPCC preparing 'most important' document on climate changeLast Updated on 2014-10-31 11:55:55
Scientists and officials are meeting in Denmark to edit what's been termed the "most important document" on climate change.
The IPCC Synthesis Report will summarise the causes and impacts of - and solutions to - rising temperatures.
It will be the bedrock of talks on a new global climate deal.
But there are concerns that political battles could neuter the final summary.
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EU: UN Climate Summit Will Fail Unless U.S. Sets Big GoalLast Updated on 2014-10-31 11:52:29
The UN climate summit in 2015 will fail unless the United States sets "a concrete and ambitious" goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard warned.
In an interview with AFP, Hedegaard said the European Union set the example for both Washington and Beijing when it pledged last Friday to cut EU emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030 compared with 1990 levels.
"We can do that in Europe because it's in our own interests but that in itself cannot solve the climate change issue," she said.
"The Americans have to come forward with something ambitious, something tangible and something concrete," Hedegaard added.
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Environmental Literacy Grants Program (ELG)Last Updated on 2014-10-30 13:24:06Since its inception in 2005, twelve Environmental Literacy Grant (ELG) funding opportunities have been issued. The ELG program typically offers funding opportunities on an annual basis with award amounts ranging from $200,000 to $1.5 million. Eligible organizations can apply for ELG funding opportunities via www.grants.gov. For information about current and former ELG awards, visit the "Awards" tab. You can also subscribe to our mailing list by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the Office of Education Grants Team at 202-482-0793.
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