Daily Digest – November 11th

In Daily Digest on November 12, 2009 at 2:36 am

earthOffshore wind power station partnership in US

Maryland, Delaware and Virginia are joining forces to promote the offshore wind power.The governors of the three states announced Tuesday that they have signed an agreement to work together on promoting federal policies, transmission strategies and other issues to advance offshore power in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Incremental progress in US on climate change bill before Copenhagen could help

U.S. Senator John Kerry said on Tuesday he will try to “outline” a compromise climate control bill before December’s international global warming conference and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave an upbeat assessment of Washington’s intentions

Forum outlines divisions leading up to Copenhagen

Speaking at a symposium organized by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington on Tuesday, Atul Arya, the chief adviser for energy and climate policy for BP, the British oil company, said the odds of achieving a broad, global agreement at climate talks in Copenhagen next month were “very, very low.”


Ending energy poverty

Rich countries are being urged to sign up to a Make Poverty History-style pledge at the climate change summit at Copenhagen next month to bring electricity to the 1.5 billion people in the world without it.

Rwanda: A Deal on climate change long overdue

We have counted almost 20 million trees that are going to be planted and these encompasses forest species and agro forest species. We are hoping to cover almost 18,000 hectares throughout the country.


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