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28/5/2015
This revelation, described in the journal Geology, may help improve prognoses of future climate and environmental development as well as the assessment of human influence on climate change. During the Cretaceous period, which was one of ...   
28/5/2015
Honeybee decline worldwide continues to baffle scientists, and while invasive parasites have been blamed before, new research shows that a tiny single-celled parasite may have a greater-than expected impact on colonies by infecting ...   
28/5/2015
Airborne concentrations of common ragweed pollen, a potent allergen, could increase fourfold in Europe by 2050. Researchers believe climate change will be responsible for two thirds of this increase, while the remainder will be due to the plant's ...   
28/5/2015
It turns out that the steady dripping of water deep underground can reveal a surprising amount of information about the constantly changing cycles of heat and cold, precipitation and drought in the turbulent atmosphere above. As water ...   
28/5/2015
When the U.S. arrives at the international climate negotiations in Paris at the end of the year it will bring to the table its pledge to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions between 26 and 28 percent under 2005 levels over the next ...   
28/5/2015
Homes and stables were evacuated during a rattling evening southeast of Los Angeles last month, as tall flames licked property lines while they chewed through pine needles, dead leaves and other fuels that had built up in scrub and forest during ...   
28/5/2015
No one knows what's killing them, but scientists estimate that almost half of the world's saiga (Saiga tatarica) have perished since May 10th. To date, researchers on-the-ground unofficially estimate that 120,000 saiga have died in Kazakhstan ...   
28/5/2015
“Climate change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time,” Yukiya Amano, head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency, told French ministers at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. “As governments around the world prepare to ...   
28/5/2015
Norway’s decision to dump all coal-focused investments from its $900bn sovereign wealth fund could unleash a wave of divestment from other large funds, according to investment experts. The fund, the largest in the world, is one of the top 10 ...   
28/5/2015
European countries must not allow industry experts in their national delegations to lobby for weaker coal standards, the European commission’s top environment official has said. The move follows revelations by the Guardian that big ...   
28/5/2015
An oil industry lobby group successfully recruited a Canadian cabinet minister to deliver a pep talk and dispense strategic planning advice at a closed door meeting in a luxury Rocky Mountains resort, the Guardian has learned. In the 21 ...   
28/5/2015
Scientists at the Goethe University Frankfurt and at the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre working together with their Canadian counterparts, have reconstructed the climatic development of the Arctic Ocean during the Cretaceous ...   
28/5/2015
France will produce its own text for a global climate change agreement if countries taking part in UN negotiations fail to cut the current 90-page document down to size. The host of this year’s UN summit, where an emissions cutting pact ...   
28/5/2015
U.S. environmental regulators on Thursday proposed a rule that would create temporary pesticide-free zones to protect commercial honeybees, which are critical to food production and have been dying off at alarming rates.The restrictions ...   
28/5/2015
From 1997 to 2009, Australia faced the worst drought in the country's recorded history. In Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people located in southeastern Australia, water levels dropped to an all-time low capacity of 25.6 percent before the ...   
28/5/2015
From the rooftops of Amsterdam to the expanses of Kazakhstan, Dutch technology is helping food producers to meet the needs of both gourmets and growing populations facing uncertain supplies.One of the most densely populated countries in ...   
28/5/2015
Canada faces a widening rift with America over climate change unless it deals with “excessive emissions” from the Alberta tar sands, according to a trusted adviser to both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. John Podesta told the Guardian ...   
28/5/2015
German emissions of sulfur hexafluoride, the most potent of all greenhouse gases, rose 13 percent last year compared with 2013 levels, according to data from the federal statistics office published on Wednesday. Sulfur hexafluoride ...   
28/5/2015
Austria will take legal action to block any subsidized nuclear power plants in an effort to discourage use of the technology in Europe and scare off investors, the country's environment minister, Andrae Rupprechter, said in a newspaper ...   
28/5/2015
The world's second largest emitter has made big promises to trim output of the planet-warming gases that scientists say raise global average temperatures. The question is whether or not the US can actually follow through on its ambitious climate ...   
28/5/2015
The State of Texas conspired with the coal industry to illegally exempt 19 coal-fired power plants from federal air quality standards. That’s according to a coalition of Texas citizen groups who on Wednesday filed a petition with the U.S. ...   
27/5/2015
leading emerging nations are mulling making the polluter pay than ever before. China plans to launch the world’s largest emissions trading scheme (ETS) – eclipsing the EU`s seminal practice – next year. South Africa will make lawmakers ...   
27/5/2015
Tax versus trade is an issue that has stalked the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over its 10 years of existence, but is fading in importance as the world moves towards increased use of both methods of cutting greenhouse gas ...   
27/5/2015
The world's financial system must undergo comprehensive change by 2035 if humanity is to make the transition needed to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme ...   
27/5/2015
Norway's parliamentary parties have agreed that the country's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal companies because of their impact on climate change. Under new rules to be presented by Parliament's finance ...   

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