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23/10/2014
European Union leaders reached a deal early on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent in 2030 versus 1990 levels, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in a Twitter message. EU leaders also agreed two ...   
23/10/2014
A Washington state community devastated by a mudslide that killed 43 people in March was bracing for its first rainy season since the disaster and the threat of flooding from a river that changed course as a result of it, officials said on ...   
23/10/2014
European leaders were expected to strike a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2030. But key aspects of the deal that will form a bargaining position for global climate talks in ...   
23/10/2014
The boss of British Gas’s parent company has criticised the Government for allowing “old, dirty coal stations” to qualify for subsidies worth hundreds of millions of pounds in a scheme designed to promote green energy. Sam Laidlaw, the ...   
23/10/2014
A new methane-releasing microbe, just recently discovered in Sweden, is a key player in climate change, according to new research. Identified as Methanoflorens stordalenmirensis, it is just one of many species of soil microbes, known to ...   
23/10/2014
California really needs this winter to be a wet one. The state is now at the beginning of the fourth year of one if its worst droughts on record. The drought has been fueled by a spate of disappointing winter rainy seasons that have left ...   
22/10/2014
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate change. So why is Terri Lynn Land ...   
22/10/2014
Drought conditions in the Pacific Northwest aren’t letting up. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency forecasts that while there may be some improvement in Nevada and Arizona, the lack of rain will likely continue through the winter ...   
22/10/2014
The 2014 elections have been a dispiriting affair, replete with Democratic skittishness about the major legislative achievement known as Obamacare and wretched GOP demagoguery about Ebola and the border. But despite all this, and even if Dems ...   
22/10/2014
Nearly a million potential jobs will be lost if EU leaders fail to agree strong climate and energy targets at a summit starting on Thursday, according to the head of Europe’s trade union movement. Europe’s heads of state are set to sign ...   
21/10/2014
Australia's plan for creating a vast marine reserve off Antarctica has gained less ground, but the country said Monday it's still hopeful in the sanctuary's success. A bid for the Marine Protected Area (MPA) was first put forward in 2011 ...   
21/10/2014
The Brazilian government said on Tuesday it has put an environmentally rich area of the Amazon rainforest under federal protection, creating a reserve larger than the U.S. state of Delaware.The new reserve, called Alto Maues, has 6,680 ...   
21/10/2014
"I'm not a scientist, but …" has become something of a cliché among politicians who want to weigh in on climate science without actually having to say whether they believe it. But when it comes to Ebola, a number of the same not-a-scientist ...   
21/10/2014
Hold onto your hats. Or parasols. It’s getting warmer. The land and sea temperatures are in for last month, and it was the hottest September in 135 years of record keeping by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. May, ...   
21/10/2014
Bitter cold and a chill wind inevitably mean the heat gets cranked up inside. And as the polar vortex parked itself over Canada and the northeastern U.S. to end 2013, that's what people did. Largely as a result of trying to keep warm ...   
21/10/2014
Allowing United States oil producers to export crude would not only sway markets at home and abroad, it would also worsen global warming and present other environmental risks, the Government Accountability Office said in a new survey of ...   
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 ...   
21/10/2014
The climate change message is just depressing, no matter what way you look at it. Best case scenario, we all have to change our lives dramatically, just to keep us vaguely on the right track. Worst case scenario - were all ...   
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
Dredging is “pointless” and largely ineffective, according to a coalition of environmental groups who are calling on the Government to scale down its preferred method of flood prevention. The Blueprint for Water coalition, which ...   
20/10/2014
Burning crude oil as gasoline in vehicles is already one of the world's biggest sources of carbon dioxide emissions, and one of the United States' largest sources of crude oil is the Bakken shale in North Dakota. NASA satellite images ...   
20/10/2014
Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for the month of September. In an appeal to negotiators at the six-day meeting, UN climate chief ...   
20/10/2014
Host Audie Cornish talks with Drew Gronewold, a hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about why water levels in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are rising.   
20/10/2014
Citing water-safety concerns, the Canada National Energy Board denied the application for an oil pipeline project proposed by Enbridge Pipelines of Calgary that would carry crude oil across the watersheds of Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River — ...   
20/10/2014
Expanding electricity to the homes of 650 million people in India over the past 30 years had minimal direct impact on the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change. Although many humanitarian and ...   

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