Renewables 2014 Global Status Report Highlights Another Year of Impressive Renewable Energy Growth

Green (Living) Review

In addition to power generation technologies, heating and cooling from renewable sources such as modern biomass, solar, and geothermal account for a gradually rising share of final global heat demand, amounting to an estimated 10 percent. Additional highlights of the report include: * Renewable energy provided an estimated 19 percent of global final energy consumption in 2012, with modern renewables accounting for 10 percent and the remaining 9 percent coming from traditional biomass.

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International Fisheries Management Commission Agrees to Strategy to Amend Measures to End Pacific Bigeye Tuna Overfishing

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While the Pacific bigeye tuna stock is not overfished, its spawning biomass has been reduced by 75 percent since the 1950s. Members: Australia , China, Canada, Cook Islands, European Union, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, France, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Chinese Taipei, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States of America, Vanuatu.

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