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15/4/2014
A global warming of 2?°C relative to pre-industrial climate has been considered as a threshold which society should endeavor to remain below, in order to limit the dangerous effects of anthropogenic climate change. However, a new study ...   
15/4/2014
When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges. "We are not a storm surge savvy ...   
15/4/2014
The government must introduce new legal powers to tackle plant and animal species that are invading Britain at a rate never seen before, a committee of MPs has warned. Species such as Japanese knotweed, the North American signal ...   
15/4/2014
The Chinese government is to pass new legislation that will enshrine the principle of prioritising environmental protection over economic growth in a move that could have major implications for the world's biggest polluter, according to new ...   
15/4/2014
Brazil, looking to offset the carbon emissions generated by construction, travel and other activities related to hosting the 2014 Soccer World Cup, said on Tuesday it wants holders of United Nations-backed carbon credits to swap them for ...   
15/4/2014
ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, hauled in a $32.6 billion profit last year. Chief executive Rex Tillerson got a 3 percent bump in his pay package, sending it above $28 million. And today the company gets its annual boost from the ...   
15/4/2014
Natural gas as a means to produce electricity is being hailed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the fuel that can act as a "bridge" between carbon-heavy coal and zero-carbon renewables, helping to reduce humans' impact on the ...   
15/4/2014
Husky Energy Inc. is teaming up with Quebec-based CO2 Solutions Inc. to build a pilot project to capture carbon dioxide at its Pike Peaks South heavy oil project in Saskatchewan, with the hope of driving down costs and commercializing the ...   
15/4/2014
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell nearly 10 percent from 2005 to 2012, more than halfway toward the United States' 2020 target pledged at United Nations climate talks, according to the latest national emissions inventory.The report ...   
15/4/2014
Looking for another way to reduce your carbon footprint or further travel the path of sustainability this Earth Month? Well consider the Earth Month Plastic-Free Challenge. The goal of the Earth Month Plastic-Free Challenge is to ...   
15/4/2014
The deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa appears to be getting under control, according to Guinea's health ministry. In recent weeks, Ebola has been confirmed or suspected in Guinea, Liberia, Mali and Sierra Leone. At least 119 ...   
15/4/2014
A comparison of historical climate data has led researchers to conclude that man-made air pollution generated in Asia has an impact on the Pacific storm track, which influences weather around the globe. The Pacific storm track transports ...   
15/4/2014
From the International Energy Agency to NASA, everybody agrees that warming the world by more than 2 degrees Celsius would be akin to diving into the climate change danger zone. In fact, James Hansen, a former NASA scientist now with ...   
15/4/2014
Through much of its history, Greenpeace has been big on what I call “woe is me, shame on you” messaging on the environment. As I explained at a TEDx event in Portland, Ore., over the weekend, fingerpointing (including Greenpeace’s) is appropriate ...   
15/4/2014
Since the arrival of Homo sapiens, other species have been going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Most scientists now agree that extinction rates are between 100 and 1000 times greater than before humans existed. Working out what is driving ...   
15/4/2014
Sustainable America was founded in 2012. Our unique approach to improving the sustainability of our country’s food and transportation fuel systems calls for us to: · Educate: raising awareness of the food and fuel issues facing our ...   
15/4/2014
In railing against everything from bike lanes to transit spending, pundits and politicians often raise the spectre of a “war on cars”. Of course, there is no war on cars--but there should be. Cars directly kill and hurt more people every ...   
15/4/2014
IN 2001, at the age of 52, Richard Primack packed the records of 21 years of research on tropical rainforests into a filing cabinet. Despite a cool reception from his colleagues at Boston University, the professor of biology had decided ...   
15/4/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday released five technical papers as the first step to enacting President Barack Obama`s recent plan to reduce methane emissions. The five white papers address different emissions ...   
15/4/2014
A new study has found that a small number of gas wells are releasing significant quantities of methane into the air even before they are hydraulically fractured, or fracked. The paper, published yesterday in the journal Proceedings of ...   
15/4/2014
Entering its second week, the inspiring Washington University sit-in against Peabody Energy has already gone beyond its goals to cut school ties with the St. Louis-based coal giant, and forced the rest of the nation to ask themselves an urgent ...   
15/4/2014
United Kingdom: To bee or not to bee | Photo, Environmental News Network
Bumblebees are among the most loved and familiar of garden insects. The sight and sound of them buzzing from flower to flower is a quintessential part of summertime, but sadly these charismatic creatures are now struggling to survive. In our ...   
15/4/2014
Leading health researcher Fiona Stanley has warned that children will pay the price if more is not done to address climate change. Speaking before a special address to doctors and medical students yesterday, the Telethon Kids Institute ...   
15/4/2014
As global temperatures are expected to rise by 2050, deforestation in the Congo Basin could exacerbate regional temperature extremes by a factor of half, according to new research. Current models predict that by 2050, Central Africa will ...   
15/4/2014
China's air pollution could be intensifying storms over the Pacific Ocean and altering weather patterns in North America, according to scientists in the US. A team from Texas, California and Washington state has found that pollution from Asia, ...   

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