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MEXICO CITY, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been reduced by an accumulated 5.7 million metric tonnes (mt) in Mexico City since it began implementing its Green Plan in 2008, the Mexico City government has announced. The reduction represents 82% of Mexico City's overall target of reducing GHG emissions by 7 million mt of CO2eq, which was established by the Green Plan.
The Heartland Institute will host its sixth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-6) on June 30 and July 1 in Washington, DC at the Marriott Wardman Park.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Top international carbon and climate change expert Irbaris expands its activities in North America with the opening of an office in the U.S. nation's capital.
IAEA Provides Services to Cope with a Changing Climate.
As the impact of a global economic recession grows, many experts fear that rich nations may not set ambitious targets for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- New statistics to be released today in the 2009 "California Green Innovation Index" document the powerful economic stimulus provided by energy efficiency and green technology in California, despite the worldwide financial crisis.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a report urging California's water managers to develop climate adaptation strategies.
The global financial crisis is dampening hopes for a robust new United Nations agreement to combat global climate change, analysts say. However, it may help foster some low-cost green initiatives, such as insulating buildings to save energy.
Wildfires, which have ravaged the Western United States to a record degree in recent years, are likely to become even more severe, frequent and widespread due to climate change, leading to an expected increase in respiratory illness from smoke inhalation, increased property damage, and significant disruption to communities throughout the West and South, warns a new government report issued today.
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