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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 ...
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
Tactically, it was a good way to avoid negative headlines. Strategically, it may ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
The World Bank ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The U.S. will change
the way it approaches international development projects, helping communities adapt to the climatic change
s that its fossil fuel burning has helped to create. But experts question whether the new initiative, announced ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...