Originally published by Environment News Service (ENS) – LYON, France, August 12, 2013 – Securities fraud, insider trading, embezzlement, money laundering and cybercrime – the intangible nature of the global carbon trading markets puts them at risk for exploitation by criminal networks, according to a new law enforcement guide produced by Interpol.
Originally published by Environmental Research Web – If hydroelectric dams are to be used to compensate for the variability of wind generation across the electrical grid, there needs to be greater co-operation between policymakers in the energy and water sectors, according to researchers in the US.
Originally published by The Guardian – Vice-president of Pacific island nation says more needs to be done to avoid countries being swamped by rising sea levels.
Originally published by Environment News Service – “We don’t have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society,” declared President Barack Obama today at Georgetown University, taking aim at climate change deniers as he laid out his National Climate Action Plan. “As a President, as a father, and as an American, I’m here to say we need to act.”
Originally published by the White House – President Obama has announced a series of executive actions to reduce carbon pollution, prepare the U.S. for the impacts of climate change, and lead international efforts to address global climate change.