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The backlash against fossil fuels is growing so fast that nearly 700 financial institutions controlling £30bn of assets have pledged to pull their money out of investments that exacerbate climate change
, it emerged yesterday.
Among the ...
As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant ...
Two days before the UN Climate
Summit in New York, three new studies paint the clearest picture yet of rising greenhouse gas emissions and the dwindling opportunity for staving off the worst impacts
-and also of at least one way that huge ...
Wealthy nations must do more to cut greenhouse gas emissions than their poorer neighbours if devastating climate change
is to be avoided, according to a new study.
Fairshare project, an analysis from the Stockholm Environment ...
Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change
Sunday.One marcher's sign read "cut your emissions or you'll sleep with the fishes."The "People's Climate
The fall foliage transformations that so colorfully mark the start of the autumn season could soon start arriving later and lasting longer due to climate change
, researchers from Princeton University report in the latest edition of the journal ...
Behind all the fanfare around this week's UN Climate
Summit, which will bring 120 heads of state to New York on Tuesday, looms one big question: Will the nations of the world agree on a path to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate
Given the growing challenges to life on this planet and the concomitant need for policy change
and political courage -- notably from climate change
deniers, whether they are governed by profit or political cowardice -- one yearns for ...
As the debate rages over the federal government imposing sweeping regulations over states, Montana is developing a strategy that could reduce climate
pollution without closing coal plants while improving energy efficiency and increasing other ...
The people's climate
march is a reason to be a climate
optimist, despite the grave dangers posed by runaway global warming. Share Tweet this Email A crowd of up to 30,000 people gather at the State Library in Melbourne, Australia for the global ...
President Benigno Aquino III is attending the United Nations Climate
Summit here in New York on Tuesday, September 23, to highlight the risks that vulnerable countries like the Philippines face from climate change
Just days before the ...
Never before in history have human beings been called on to act collectively in defence of the Earth. As a species, we have endured world wars, epidemics, famine, slavery, apartheid and many other hideous consequences of religious, class, race, ...
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting a Climate
Summit in New York next week. Expected to attend are top officials from all UN Member States, big transnational corporations, financial institutions, and a few select civil society ...
There are more than 7 billion people on Earth now, and roughly one in eight of us doesn't have enough to eat. The question of how many people the Earth can support is a long-standing one that becomes more intense as the world's population-and our ...
The new U.S. director of the Office of Management and Budget used his first speech to talk about the dangers not acting on climate change
poses to the federal budget.
Shaun Donovan, head of the OMB, said in a speech at the Center for ...
Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world's largest gathering of synthetic biologists. The field is evolving so rapidly that even scientists working in it don't agree on a definition, but at its ...
The People's Climate
March may end up being the biggest protest to urge action to restrain global warming yet. The march in New York City on September 21 is predicted to draw more than 100,000 people, which would top the tens of thousands who ...
A recent report finds climate change
is threatening dozens of birds that call Missouri home.
The National Audubon Society says more than half of the 588 North American bird species studied over the course of seven years are at risk. ...
The Bullock administration Friday unveiled five options for how Montana can meet proposed federal rules to combat climate change
by reducing greenhouse gas emissions – and none includes shutting down or curtailing existing coal-fired power ...
This week, I will witness a key test of whether we will betray our children, grandchildren and future generations through a lack of ambition and will. I will be at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York on Thursday to listen to David ...
A leading climate
scientist warns failure to act on reducing threats from climate change
will have disastrous global consequences. He said the science on climate change
is solid and inaction is no solution.
The Intergovernmental Panel on ...
By 2100, over 13 billion people could be walking the planet. That's the conclusion of a new study published today in Science, which employed UN data to explore the probability of various population scenarios. The new study further demolishes the ...
Last month five climate
scientists gave Florida Gov. Rick Scott a crash-course in climate change
, a meeting that left some of the scientists wondering how much information Scott had absorbed. Now they are calling on the governor to meet with them ...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s strategy to forge a global climate
agreement by 2015 will enter a new phase next week when more than 120 world leaders meet in New York to discuss greenhouse gas cuts.
Having spent his eight ...
The accelerating ebola epidemic in West Africa, which the World Health Organization (WHO) has called “unprecedented,” has so far killed more than half the 3,069 people who contracted the disease in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. The ...