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Energy Poverty Omitted From Climate Change Discussions
World  (tags: Energy, Energy Poverty, Emissions, Climate Change, UN Climate Summit, Peoples Climate March, IEA, Int'l Energy Agency )

Brian
- 52 days ago - breakingenergy.com
"The IEA estimates that roughly 1.3 billion people, 18 percent of the world's population, lack access to electricity and 2.6 billion, 38 percent of the global population, are without clean cooking facilities."
The New Face of Nuclear Energy: The United Arab Emirates
World  (tags: United Arab Emirates, Energy, Energy Policy, Diversification, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 62 days ago - energypost.eu
"The United Arab Emirates will be the first of the Gulf Co-operation Council nations to develop nuclear power - and only the second in the Middle East after Iran."
On the Road to Green Energy, Germany Detours on Dirty Coal
World  (tags: Germany, Energy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Lignite, Brown Coal, #DirtyCoal, Nuclear Energy, Solar Power, Wind Power )

Brian
- 180 days ago - e360.yale.edu
"While Germany continues to expand solar and wind power, the government's decision to phase out nuclear energy means it must rely heavily on the dirtiest form of coal, lignite, to generate electricity. The result: the country's CO2 emissions are rising."
Corporate Interests Behind Ukraine Putsch
World  (tags: Ukraine, US, corporations, businessinterests, coup, BigAG, exploiture, energy )

Angelika
- 238 days ago - consortiumnews.com
Behind the U.S.-backed coup that ousted the democratically elected president of Ukraine are the economic interests of giant corporations - from Cargill to Chevron - which see the country as a potential "gold mine" of profits from agricultural and energy >
UN Climate Talks Reach Timetable on Emissions Planning
World  (tags: climate-change, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, GoodNews, greenhousegases, protection, world, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, middle-east, africa, asia, europe )

JL
- 357 days ago - smartbrief.com
Under the agreement reached Saturday at the United Nations climate talks, governments must announce by the first quarter of 2015 detailed plans to curb carbon emissions.
Syria and the Geopolitics of Oil
World  (tags: geopolitics, controlling oil, energy, #Syria, #NoWarWithSyria, #bloodforoil, US, President, #Obama, military intervention, war, #nowar, #peace, #imperialism, #neocolonialism, #HandsOffSyria )

Brian
- 449 days ago - aljazeera.com
"The global energy market is ruled by geopolitics. With tensions continuing in Egypt, Libya and Iran, and with Syria now added to the mix, things are looking shaky in the Middle East."
Brazil's Indians Reclaim Land Citing Promises, Using Force
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 522 days ago - npr.org
Since the Portuguese conquest centuries ago, Brazil's indigenous population has been subjected to slavery, genocide, murder, land theft and discrimination.
Landgrabbing to Provide Horn of Africa With Electricity
World  (tags: water, energy, environment, protection, humans, nature, habitat, Sustainabililty, world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, government, politics, society, conflict )

JL
- 527 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ethiopia's long-term hydropower strategy is proving to be both a source of economic sustenance and contention. In becoming Africa's leading power exporter through the construction of a series of dams across the country, Ethiopia could threaten the lives
Brazilian Government Accused Of Failing To Protect Indigenous
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy )

Cal
- 585 days ago - latino.foxnews.com
A British-based Indian rights group said Brazil's government has failed to comply with a court order to protect the Awa indigenous people in the Amazon jungles.
Ecuador Auctions Off Amazon to Chinese Oil Firms
World  (tags: energy, conservation, protection, nature, humans, Sustainabililty, world, china, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, world, society, politics )

JL
- 607 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Indigenous groups claim they have not consented to oil projects, as politicians visit Beijing to publicise bidding process
Peru Declares Environmental State of Emergency in Its Rainforest
World  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, world, trees, ethics, government )

JL
- 607 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil field
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Pacific Rubiales to Pull Out of Matsés Territory
World  (tags: fracking, land grab, native rights, politics, protection, environment, destruction, exploitation of resources, ecosystems, energy, destruction, protection, world )

Cal
- 608 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Please email the company's President, urging him to pull out of the Matsés' territory before their lives are destroyed forever.
Why Food Riots Are Likely to Become the New Normal
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, government, water, weather, world, science, food, ethics, economy, 'HUMA )

JL
- 627 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The link between intensifying inequality, debt, climate change, fossil fuel dependency and the global food crisis is undeniable
Ecuador: Amazon Families Split Over Lure of Oil Money
World  (tags: energy, endangered, ecosystems, world, wildlife, Sustainabililty, nature, forests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, politics, conflict, freedoms, ethics )

JL
- 628 days ago - guardian.co.uk
In Sani Isla, one of the most biodiverse corners of the world, the arrival of Ecuador's biggest oil firm has pitted sister against sister
China's New Leadership Faces Growing Environmental Pressures
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, ethics, government, politics, society, world, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, climate-change, climatechange, environment, pollution, healthconditions )

JL
- 629 days ago - trust.org
China has been making progress on its targets for the 12th five-year plan to increase the non-fossil fuel share of primary energy consumption to 11.4 percent by 2015.
 

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