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The Metals Company contracts CSIRO-led consortium to develop environmental monitoring and management plan for deep-sea nodule collection

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The California Seabed Mining Prevention Act is wending its way through the legislature ( earlier post ), and the Federated States of Micronesia is joining Samoa, Fiji and Palau in calling for a moratorium on deep-sea mining. Earlier post.). However, Nauru, Tonga, Kiribati and Cook Islands have already sponsored mining projects.

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Low-lying and other vulnerable countries calling for fast action on non-CO2 global warming pollutants

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Led by the tiny Pacific island of the Federated States of Micronesia, a growing group of low-lying islands and other vulnerable countries are calling for fast action on the approximately 50% of global warming that is caused by pollutants other than carbon dioxide (CO 2 ).

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Indo-US task force to study HFC phase-down

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Last year, the Federated States of Micronesia along with other vulnerable island countries proposed an amendment to the ozone treaty to phase down the production and use of HFCs. The United States, Mexico, and Canada also proposed a similar amendment.

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Micro-components in EVs: small dimensions and tight tolerances (Whitepaper) – Charged EVs

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North American Countries Target “Super” Greenhouse Gases Through Strengthened Ozone Treaty

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The Federated States of Micronesia submitted a similar proposal on HFCs as well. HFC emissions controlled under the Kyoto Protocol would not be affected by either the North American or Micronesia proposal. This is 10 to 20 times the mitigation under the Kyoto Protocol’s first commitment period assuming full compliance. C, says IGSD.

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US greenhouse gas emissions expected to grow until 2020

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Tags: Global warming Green cars Green credentials Latest news climate change greenhouse gas emissions HFCs increase in greenhouse gas emissions increase in HFCs Micronesia National Communication US climate change.

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New international Climate and Clean Air Coalition to focus on reduction of short-lived climate pollutants

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The initiative of developing and developed countries was catalyzed by the Federated States of Micronesia as a way to slow sea level rise. The Coalition’s work will augment, not replace, global action to reduce carbon dioxide (CO 2 ).

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