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26/11/2014
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says. The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse ...   
26/11/2014
Christchurch has flooded several times in the last year. A report suggests it is likely to become more frequent. The Government's "100 per cent Pure" tourism campaign is hypocritical as it does little to curb greenhouse gas discharges, ...   
26/11/2014
President Obama could leave office with the most aggressive, far-reaching environmental legacy of any occupant of the White House. Yet it is very possible that not a single major environmental law will have passed during his two terms in ...   
26/11/2014
The storms that buried the Buffalo, New York, area in more than 7 feet (2.1 meters) of snow this week shattered records and shocked residents -- even in a region accustomed to dealing with heavy snow. The storms are certain to provide new fodder ...   
25/11/2014
Fiscal incentives for carbon capture should be part of the global climate change agreement that replaces the Kyoto Protocol, 56 countries belonging to the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) said in a statement on Tuesday.The ...   
23/11/2014
An 11-year-old girl was among those arrested Sunday as a crowd protested survey work by the Texas-based Kinder Morgan company for a tar sands pipeline expansion through the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby. In late October, Canada`s National ...   
23/11/2014
One cold October day in 1968, I climbed out of a warm creek on the Yellowstone Plateau and came face to face with a huge grizzly. I froze, not knowing what to do. Since I was naked, my options were limited. I slowly turned my head and looked off ...   
22/11/2014
What does melting sea ice in the Arctic have to do with the barbarism of the Islamic State? The answer is scary: Rising sea levels eventually will overrun some Pacific island nations and will turn many low-lying villages around the globe ...   
22/11/2014
Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth ...   
22/11/2014
Global investment in tackling climate change fell for a second year in 2013 to $331 billion, largely due to a drop in the cost of solar power technology, according to an annual report on climate finance. Overall, the world is falling ...   
21/11/2014
The latest public opinion study out of Yale’s Project on Climate Change Communication has all the usual hints of optimism we`ve seen in the Project`s many other climate reports. According to “Climate Change in the American Mind,” released this ...   
20/11/2014
The Texas State Board of Education approved nearly 100 new social studies textbooks on Friday, none of which include climate denial. A five-year battle over the teaching of climate change in Texas classrooms may come to an end Friday ...   
20/11/2014
Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday ...   
19/11/2014
A measure to force approval of the Keystone tar sands pipeline was defeated in the U.S. Senate today by a vote of 59-41. Sixty votes were needed for passage of the bill. All the Republican Senators and 11 Democrats voted for the bill. A ...   
18/11/2014
Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having taken the Senate and House by storm. They are preparing to put pressure on a president ...   
18/11/2014
The great-grandson of the oil tycoon John D Rockefeller has appeared to dash hopes of passing legislation backing the Keystone XL energy pipeline, as he became the final waverer to indicate he would vote no in a high-profile Senate showdown on ...   
17/11/2014
McGraw-Hill, the second-largest educational publisher in the world, has removed key passages from a proposed Texas textbook that cast doubt on climate science. The publisher told education watchdog group Texas Freedom Network on Monday ...   
17/11/2014
Ten people were arrested today for blockading the gates of Texas-based Crestwood Midstream’s gas storage facility on the shore of New York’s Seneca Lake. This protest marks the fourth week of the “We Are Seneca Lake” campaign to stop the major ...   
13/11/2014
"Whatever intentions have been declared by US and China is a beginning but it is not as ambitious as people wanted it to be," Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters in the national capital when he was asked to comment on the deal ...   
13/11/2014
"It is in our national interest to helping vulnerable countries to build resilience to climate change," the administration official said as Obama headed to a G20 summit in Australia. Obama was en route to Brisbane after visiting Myanmar ...   
13/11/2014
While severe weather like hurricanes and tornadoes typically only hit particular areas of the globe, lightning can strike anywhere. And it does, a lot. A bolt of lightning flashes through the sky and hits the ground somewhere around the world ...   
12/11/2014
GWEN IFILL: We look more closely now at President Obama`s China meetings in two parts. First, secret talks began months ago that led to that historic agreement between the two countries on cutting greenhouse gases. But, today, there are ...   
12/11/2014
Yesterday the Washington Spectator ran an investigative piece tearing the veil of secrecy from the Alberta Clipper pipeline project, a plan by Canadian mining company Enbridge to build a pipeline nearly equal in length and capacity to the ...   
11/11/2014
In August, when former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney visited West Virginia to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Shelley Moore Capito, the Democrat in the race was quick to remind voters what Romney had said a decade earlier ...   
9/11/2014
The head of the world’s leading conservation organisation has criticised the Australian government’s attempt to strip world heritage protection from Tasmania’s forests, as new data laid bare the vast number of ecosystems in Australia at risk of ...   

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