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30/9/2014
Australia's hottest year on record in 2013 along with the accompanying droughts, heat waves and record-breaking seasons of that year was virtually impossible without the influence of human-caused global warming. New research from ARC ...   
30/9/2014
Coal chief executives were thin on the ground in New York last week, perhaps fearing an onslaught from green groups at the UN’s one-day climate summit. Tactically, it was a good way to avoid negative headlines. Strategically, it may ...   
29/9/2014
In New York last week, President Barack Obama, scientists and national leaders from around the globe gathered to discuss the herculean task of stopping and even reversing man-made climate change. Here in Texas, the political debate over ...   
27/9/2014
The global warming effect of 'black carbon,' or soot, has been greatly exaggerated due to mistaken assumptions about the atmospheric altitude at which its particles are concentrated, according to a new study. Emissions should be the ...   
27/9/2014
The Obama administration appears to be losing ground in its efforts to cut U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases, according to new government figures that show pollution levels rising again after several years of gradual decline.Data ...   
27/9/2014
One of the main objectives of this week’s New York climate summit was to mobilise finance to tackle climate change. Slow progress in scaling up finance has been a key bottleneck in negotiating a global climate treaty. The World Bank ...   
27/9/2014
Judith Curry thinks climate scientists view her as their "biggest threat." "I do not pay obeisance to the consensus and I think for myself, and they don't like that," said Curry, a professor at the School of Earth and Atmospheric ...   
27/9/2014
The province's 190 local governments and 26 districts are calling for more government oversight over thermal coal exports in British Columbia, which are set to increase after a recent federal decision. Delegates at the Union of B.C. ...   
26/9/2014
Over 310,000 people marched last Sunday to call for action on climate change. The People's Climate March aimed to press policymakers that would meet two days later at the UN Climate Summit, a preparation for the next Conference of the Parties ...   
26/9/2014
As if we needed another reason to deplore the impacts of climate change, its warming effects are encouraging the northward spread of Lyme disease, carried by the black-legged tick which rides on deer, rodents and dogs, the Daily Climate reports. ...   
26/9/2014
Researchers from the University of Manchester have urged environmentalist scientists to broaden the advice they give on global climate change. The paper, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, argues that some scientists are ...   
26/9/2014
In a speech yesterday at environmental think tank Resources for the Future, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Gina McCarthy said it was “sad” that those who deny the need for action on climate change hide behind the excuse that it ...   
26/9/2014
The global warming effect of ‘black carbon’, or soot, has been greatly exaggerated due to mistaken assumptions about the atmospheric altitude at which its particles are concentrated, according to a new study. Soot plumes belch from ...   
26/9/2014
Experts from Anglia Ruskin University have called for the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to work with engineers, planners and investors – rather than just academics – to make its reports more helpful and clear. New ...   
25/9/2014
With the world's population predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050, we collectively face a dual challenge: ensuring that everyone will have access to affordable, nutritious food without decimating the earth's natural resources in the ...   
25/9/2014
The world was hoping for something grand from President Obama at Tuesday’s U.N. Climate Summit. He offered grand words. But because his hands are tied by a recalcitrant Congress, he couldn’t offer grand action. So he offered modest action ...   
25/9/2014
Senior Environmental experts said on Wednesday that national agricultural economy was being affected by five major risks related to climate change. Talking to APP senior researcher, Kashif Salik working with Sustainable Policy Development ...   
25/9/2014
The U.S. will change the way it approaches international development projects, helping communities adapt to the climatic changes that its fossil fuel burning has helped to create. But experts question whether the new initiative, announced ...   
25/9/2014
It has been a subject of debate for years: How much has global warming contributed to a documented rise in temperatures along the West Coast? A new study published Monday in a major research journal suggests the answer thus far, ...   
24/9/2014
NEW YORK-The Obama administration announced late Wednesday that it is creating the largest marine reserve in the world by expanding an existing monument around seven U.S.-controlled islands and atolls in the central Pacific. The Pacific ...   
24/9/2014
The White House is releasing new data and technological tools to help developing countries better prepare for climate change, Obama administration officials announced Wednesday. The information is critical for predicting water ...   
24/9/2014
Family farming in developing and developed countries and the role it plays for food security will be the central topic of Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto, which focuses on sustainable agriculture and food biodiversity and will take place in Italy in ...   
24/9/2014
Climate change is not about politics but about survival, said Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio in a speech to world and business leaders at the UN climate summit in New York on Tuesday. DiCaprio was confirmed as a UN climate ...   
23/9/2014
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world's highest, would soon peak. Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli also said China would make its economy much more carbon ...   
22/9/2014
Acting on climate change will not hurt domestic economic growth, and in fact is more likely to boost growth, most analyses now show. The latest to confirm the dictum that swift action is eminently affordable is the recent report by the ...   

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