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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 19 News

World:

  • A new report released by the United Nations Environment Program, “Green economy and trade-trends, challenges and opportunities,” highlights the advantages of sustainable standards in developing countries. [Business Recorder]
  • Morocco  hopes to cover 42 percent of its energy needs with renewable sources by 2020, and has launched a plan to produce 4,000 megawatts, half from solar and half from wind. They hope to open Africa’s largest wind farm in 2014. [Middle East Online]
  • Iranian President Ahmadinejad showed off five examples of Iranian technological developments in the field of renewable energy. [Press TV]

US:

  • The US House Agriculture Committee approved a Farm Bill this week. Vermont Rep. Welch says the bill is good for Vermont agriculture, but will do serious harm in its current form to those who rely on federal nutrition programs.

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