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British cities – unlike their counterparts on the mainland - are taking the lead in making plans to curb and handle the impact of climate change.
The carbon dioxide content already present in the Earth’s atmosphere would continue to cause warming for hundreds of years, even if the emissions were to suddenly stop today, according to new research from Princeton University.
The first hybrid wind-diesel electricity park in Ecuador's famed Galápagos World Heritage Site, built by the private sector in partnership with the national and local governments, has for the past five years successfully reduced costly diesel imports to San Cristóbal Island by a third while mitigating oil spill risks in a priceless, fragile marine ecosystem.
Scientists released their annual Global Carbon Budget report on Tuesday, which found that carbon dioxide emissions will reach a record high of 40 billion tons in 2013.
Yet the instrument of pricing global CO2 emissions could generate a revenue of 32 trillion US dollars over the 21st century, exceeding by far the 12 trillion US dollars reduction of fossil fuel owners' profits.
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