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6/7/2015
Fire crews call them “cat faces,” deep holes that flames have burned into the trunks of the centuries-old Sitka spruce and hemlock growing here in the Queets River valley. The trees may smolder for days — spouting smoke from their bases ...   
5/7/2015
Climate change is compounding existing threats to Australia’s forests, wetlands and deserts, with several key landscapes now at risk of total collapse, a landmark series of new studies have found. An assessment of 13 ecosystems across ...   
5/7/2015
In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous Guarani who live ...   
4/7/2015
MANY ENVIRONMENTAL advocates had their eyes focused this week on the Supreme Court, where the justices slammed an Environmental Protection Agency clean air rule. But, in part because the practical effects of the ruling don’t appear dire, the more ...   
4/7/2015
From rainforest revival and green technology to social changes, the age of humans is not necessarily a one-way ticket to eco-disaster, argue three new booksBook informationOn The Edge: The state and fate of the world's tropical ...   
3/7/2015
China has sent countries sitting on the sidelines of international climate change negotiations a powerful message. Its pledge to substantially cut carbon dioxide emissions by 20 per cent more than previously indicated lifts expectations others ...   
3/7/2015
The landscape is quintessentially western – vast expanses of sage-covered steppe punctuated by plateaus and mesas etched with canyons. Known as the Greater Sheldon-Hart Mountain landscape, the tract is billed as one of the few remaining ...   
1/7/2015
Jairam Ramesh was a self-described “economic hawk” when he became India’s environment minister in 2009, figuring that the country’s ecological problems could wait as India lifted its people out of poverty. But by the time he left his post in ...   
1/7/2015
Brazil, the United States and China -- three of the world’s top 10 greenhouse gas emitters -- all announced new goals Tuesday to curb climate change. President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, leaders of the Western ...   
30/6/2015
Ahead of the key Paris climate change summit this year, the US and Brazil today agreed on an ambitious agenda to mitigate the challenges posed by climate change, as they underlined the need for a deal that reflects the principle of common but ...   
30/6/2015
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff disappointed environmentalists with what they call weak commitments on reducing deforestation and supporting renewable energy.In a joint declaration issued with President Obama after her visit to the ...   
30/6/2015
The world got a major dose of climate clarity on Tuesday. The U.S., Brazil and China -- three of the world's top greenhouse gas emitters -- all released major commitments to reduce or at least slow their greenhouse gas emissions, protect forests ...   
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 ...   
30/6/2015
A new study published in Nature Climate Change has found analyses of carbon emissions may be misleading as they failed to include the impacts of policies such as trading schemes, emission caps or quotas."The inclusion of policy mechanisms ...   
30/6/2015
Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. and Brazil pledged to boost renewable energy sources in a series of announcements Tuesday in anticipation of a global climate pact in ...   
29/6/2015
The developing countries' bloc of Brazil, South Africa, India and China have underscored that the ambitious Paris Agreement on climate change to be adopted later this year should "fully reflect" differentiated responsibilities of developed and ...   
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 ...   
29/6/2015
Premier Christy Clark just handed out her cabinet ministers' assignments for the coming year, laying out their responsibilities and pet projects. Balance the budget, keep government lean, secure the generational opportunity of liquefied ...   
29/6/2015
Coastal developers should be paying to offset air pollution – not from their bulldozers and or dredging barges, but from the tonnes of ancient carbon released into the atmosphere when wetlands are drained and dug up. This is the view of ...   
25/6/2015
Over the past two years dozens of companies have established "zero-deforestation" or "deforestation-free" policies for the commodities they source, trade, and produce. The pace of adoption has been staggeringly fast for a business that have been ...   
24/6/2015
Alaska residents endure the nation's harshest winters for the reward of beautiful summer days with sunshine that lingers until midnight. But increasingly, large wildfires have marred the pristine outdoors, filling the skies with black ...   
24/6/2015
The recent oil pipeline spill in Santa Barbara has been an unfortunate case of déjà vu, bringing back collective memories of oil-slicked seabirds and blackened beaches. It came not long after President Obama approved oil exploration in the ...   
21/6/2015
Transcript She asked consumers to stop eating Nutella because it's made with palm oil, which contributes to deforestation. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Glenn Hurowitz, managing director of Climate Advisers. RACHEL MARTIN, ...   
20/6/2015
For an earnest young Christian named Ben Lowe, revelation came on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, in Africa. A relentless warming of the lake was reducing the catch of fish, the people were going hungry — and he had learned of scientific evidence ...   
20/6/2015
The positive consequences of climate change may not be so positive. Although plants in the colder regions are expected to thrive as average global temperatures rise, even this benefit could be limited. Some tropical regions could lose up ...   

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