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Melting Himalayan Glaciers

OVERVIEW:

The Copenhagen Accord set the aim of limiting warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), but did not set a year by which carbon emissions should peak, nor did it spell out the aim for 2020, the important mid-term target year. Green activists and campaign groups slammed the deal for falling far below what scientists are claiming is needed to spear the threat from climate change.

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Civil Society Organisations' Participation in Climate Change: a national dialogue

CLIMATE CHANGE: MELTING GLACIERS AND DRYING RIVERS IN HIMALAYA

India Peace Centre, Nagpur, 15-16 November 2009

By Suresh Nautiyal, Member, National Steering Committee of Citizens Global Platform, India


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Why The Rush for Nuclear Power?

The Kalikasan Institute raises concerns why there is a rush by proponents of H.B. 4631 seeking the recommissioning of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

The Philippines is endowed with sufficient renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal that if sufficiently developed as intended by the recently passed Renewable Energy Law will be more than enough to meet our energy needs in the next few decades.

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