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30/6/2015
Though scientists are striving hard to discover how the world's forests will respond to climate change – whether they will tip from being carbon sinks to being carbon sources – much remains clouded in mystery. Photo credit: Rhett ...   
29/6/2015
White House officials confirmed Thursday that in President Obama’s meetings this coming week with the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, they’re going to be talking about climate change.It’s unclear whether the result will be any kind ...   
28/6/2015
Michael Byers holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of International Law and the Arctic, which was awarded the Donner Prize in 2014.Eighty-three ...   
17/6/2015
When Wisconsin’s new state treasurer Matt Adamczyk took office in January, his first act was to order a highly symbolic change in stationery. Adamczyk, a Republican and one of three members of the board that oversees a small public lands agency, ...   
17/6/2015
During her official launch speech last weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tossed out a big clue about the direction she would take the country’s climate change policy. If elected, she vowed, she would seek to make the ...   
11/6/2015
As climate talks wind down in Bonn, Germany, observers of the negotiations say that despite some progress on a draft text, key issues remain unresolved and will carry over at least until the next round in August. These pending items ...   
2/6/2015
For the sake of a greener Europe, thousands of American trees are falling each month in the forests outside this cotton-country town. Every morning, logging crews go to work in densely wooded bottomlands along the Roanoke River, clearing ...   
16/5/2015
Ecuador broke a world record for reforestation Saturday, as thousands of people pitched in to plant 647,250 trees of more than 200 species, President Rafael Correa said."I have just been informed that we have broken the Guinness record ...   
13/4/2015
Thousands of hectares of agricultural land in British Columbia are being planted with trees so that companies can gain credits for carbon sequestration, says NDP agricultural critic Lana Popham. During a tour of the province, the MLA has ...   
19/3/2015
It's not hard to see how energy fits into Kevin Butt's business of assembling 2,000 cars a day."When we make cars, we argue about pennies sometimes," he said. "Make it better, but don't spend the money."Butt is the regional ...   
13/3/2015
If there's one thing most governments and even political parties appear to agree on it's a desire for more infrastructure, i.e. more roads, dams, bridges, power plants, airports and seaports, sewers, pipelines, and telecommunication systems. At ...   
27/2/2015
A new report from the World Resources Institute finds that dedicating land to the production of biofuels, a form of renewable energy made from plants, may undermine efforts to achieve a sustainable food future, combat climate change, and protect ...   
10/2/2015
Fifty years ago, the idea of reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the earth to address climate change officially entered the scientific and political vernacular. That concept has since been lumped under the banner of geoengineering with other ...   
10/2/2015
Climate ChangeIn Geoengineering Study, Science Academy Sees Merit in CO2 Removal, Risk in Reflecting SunlightBy Andrew C. Revkin February 10, 2015 11:00 am February 10, 2015 11:00 amPhotoGlobal warming might be slowed by ...   
7/2/2015
Here’s a word guaranteed to start an argument among scientists and environmental activists: geoengineering. The word covers a variety of hypothetical technological fixes for the problem of climate change. For example, tiny particles of ...   
2/2/2015
When U.S. Forest Service scientist David Wear hikes the trails crisscrossing the Appalachian Mountains, he pauses to revel not only in the beauty and solitude, but to consider the remarkable role that the forest around him plays in the world's ...   
16/1/2015
Nowadays, bodies of water aren't necessarily something to build around-they're something to build on. They sport not just landfills and man-made beaches but also, in a nascent global trend, massive solar power plants.Clean energy ...   
8/1/2015
A new study led by NASA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) shows that tropical forests may be absorbing far more human-emitted carbon dioxide than many scientists thought. The study estimates that tropical forests absorb 1.4 ...   
7/1/2015
Rice could soon become the first crop in California's cap-and-trade program, but it is unclear if the program provides enough incentives to motivate farmers to change their growing practices. In a December meeting, the California Air ...   
4/1/2015
Scientists in the US say the world’s tropical forests may be making a much larger contribution to slowing climate change than many of their colleagues have previously recognised. A new study-led by the space agency NASA and the US ...   
2/1/2015
A new NASA-led study shows that tropical forests may be absorbing far more carbon dioxide than many scientists thought, in response to rising atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas. The study estimates that tropical forests absorb 1.4 billion ...   
6/12/2014
In the winter of 2013--14, hundreds of milk-white birds with luminous yellow eyes and wingspans of up to 5 feet descended on beaches, farmers' fields, city parks and airport runways throughout southern Canada and the United ...   
25/11/2014
Much of the discussion during next month's international climate negotiations in Lima, Peru will revolve around halting tropical forest loss to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But Ecosystem Marketplace's latest report on the ...   
2/11/2014
Global greenhouse gas emissions will need to drop to zero by the end of the century if governments hope to prevent massive and irreversible changes to the Earth's climate, a United Nations' scientific group warned on Sunday. The report ...   
1/11/2014
A Colombian environmental charity will launch a carbon trading platform in mid-2015 to companies at home and abroad seeking to voluntarily offset emissions, it said on Thursday, as projects in the Andean nation to cut greenhouse gases ...   

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