What climate talks in Paris will mean: The Economist explains…

In December 2009, during climate talks held under the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen, negotiators failed to forge an international agreement. Hopes had been high: Barack Obama’s election meant many expected America to power negotiations. Instead, alongside Brazil, South Africa, India and China, America reached a non-binding deal on the side. Advertisements

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Africa Intelligence News: The energy side of President Nyusi’s trip to Paris

During his official visit to Paris between July 19-21, Mozambique president Filipe Nyusiheld private talks with executives from Total and Alstom. Since 2012 Total has owned a 40% stake in blocks 3 and 6 operated by Malaysia’s Petronas in the Rovuma basin but up to now no finds have been made on the concessions.

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More Data, Less Energy: Making network standby more efficient in billions of connected devices

International Launch Press webinar on Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 13:30 Paris Time Maria van der HoevenExecutive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA) Didier HoussinDirector of Sustainable Energy Policy and Technology, IEA The electricity demand of our increasingly digital economies is growing at an alarming rate. While data centre energy demand has received much attention, of greater cause for concern is the growing energy demand of billions of networked devices such as smart phones, tablets and set-top…

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