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21/10/2014
The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do ...   
20/10/2014
In a recent blog post, Secretary of State John Kerry described climate change as a "gathering storm," already affecting millions around the world and posing direct challenges to our national security and global stability. In a new report, the ...   
20/10/2014
If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the U.S. Forest Service and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national ...   
20/10/2014
The Sahel region's ability to produce food is not keeping pace with its growing population, and global warming will only exacerbate the imbalance, according to a new study. Among the 22 countries making up the arid region in northern ...   
19/10/2014
Algae is killing Lake Winnipeg. Siberian wildfires are so intense they melted the permafrost beneath them. Flooding in Alberta paralyzed a major city. They're all linked, say the authors of a new United Nations-sponsored book titled Water, Energy ...   
19/10/2014
More than a quarter of a century old and the bane of global warming sceptics everywhere, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is not about to fade into the sunset. This past week, the UN body released its final report on climate ...   
19/10/2014
The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) recently released its annual African Agriculture Status Report which focused on climate change and climate-smart agriculture at the 2104 African Green Revolution Forum held in Addis Abba, ...   
16/10/2014
Climate change is a “threat multiplier” and worse than many of the challenges the U.S. military is already grappling with, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The New York Times indicated that the report marks a ...   
16/10/2014
A global fracking boom will not help prevent climate change, as cheap shale gas would displace cleaner renewable energy and actually increase carbon emissions, according to a new study. Because the burning of shale gas, extracted through ...   
14/10/2014
Heavy precipitation fell across parts of the West in September, and while some locations saw top-10 wettest Septembers, much of the region is still mired in deep drought. Part of that is due to the excess heat that's afflicted the region this ...   
14/10/2014
Referring to climate change as a “threat multiplier,” United State Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday that “rising global temperatures…climbing sea levels, and more extreme weather events” could compound security challenges faced by the ...   
13/10/2014
Islanders from the Tulun Atoll where forced relocation is presently underway are reporting what some believe is the beginning of the end. Breadfruit trees have been destroyed, the soil isn’t good enough to grow crops. The sea water is eating away ...   
13/10/2014
Global warming is changing the way the US trains for and goes to war – affecting war games, weapons systems, training exercises, and military installations – according to the Pentagon. The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, will tell a ...   
13/10/2014
The U.S. Department of Defense on Monday laid out its plan to respond to climate change, arguing that rising temperatures and more frequent destructive weather around the globe pose "immediate risks to U.S. national security." Defense ...   
13/10/2014
The Department of Defense sees climate change as an "immediate' risk and is taking steps to assess those risk and respond to them according to its newly unveiled Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap. The document, released on Monday, is an ...   
13/10/2014
Rising global temperatures, rapidly melting arctic ice and other effects of climate change are posing immediate risks to US national security and military and humanitarian operations, the Pentagon warned Monday. In a comprehensive report ...   
13/10/2014
At the crack of dawn on an early winter morning, Double G’s restaurant in Paducah, Texas, would typically be bustling with hunters loading up on sausage, eggs and black coffee before they head out into the grasslands with their shotguns and ...   
13/10/2014
Billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer is spending $50 million of his own money to make climate change a defining issue in the 2014 midterm elections. That, according to New York Times columnist David Brooks, is just ...   
13/10/2014
The Defense Department sees global warming as a challenge that "poses immediate risks" to national security, rather than one that will rear its head only in the future. This shift in thinking comes as the sprawling department puts in ...   
13/10/2014
The Pentagon is integrating climate change threats into all of its "plans, operations, and training" across the entire Defense Department, signaling a comprehensive attempt to tackle the impacts of global warming. In a 20-page Climate ...   
13/10/2014
Two separate studies have confirmed the extent of human influence on climate change-and, for once, carbon dioxide is not the usual suspect. One team has just found that air pollution dimmed the skies of northern Europe, reflected ...   
13/10/2014
The governor of the Bank of England has reiterated his warning that fossil fuel companies cannot burn all of their reserves if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change, and called for investors to consider the long-term impacts of their ...   
13/10/2014
World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim has compared climate change to Ebola, suggesting that inaction on both is “killing people”. Speaking at the World Bank’s annual meeting with the International Monetary Fund, Kim said that the Bank’s work on ...   
13/10/2014
Climate change impacts on Atlantic wild salmon are so severe that a “co-ordinated national effort” is required to protect the stock, according to Salmon Watch Ireland (SWIRL). The non-governmental organisation, which is dedicated to ...   
13/10/2014
The Governor of the Bank of England has reiterated his warning that fossil fuel companies cannot burn all of their reserves if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change, and called for investors to consider the long-term impacts of their ...   

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