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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 ...   
30/6/2015
As floodwaters surge along major rivers in the midwestern United States, a new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests federal agencies are underestimating historic 100-year flood levels on these rivers by as much as five feet, a ...   
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
The issue of climate change and steps to slow its progress are expected to dominate the agenda when President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff meet at the White House, but the leaders will also be striving to show they've ...   
30/6/2015
The Supreme Court ruled today that the Obama administration unlawfully failed to consider compliance costs before it issued its landmark power plant emission limits for mercury and other hazardous pollutants. More than 20 Republican-led ...   
29/6/2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that negotiations on climate change were moving too slowly and urged governments to quicken the pace ahead of the December conference on reaching a new global deal.French Foreign Minister ...   
29/6/2015
The Dalai Lama endorsed the Pope`s encyclical on climate change yesterday while speaking at Glastonbury festival, a massive five-day festival that takes place in Somerset, England. The Buddhist leader spoke at a panel on climate change, praising ...   
29/6/2015
This article is part of Climate for Change, a Fairfax Media series on global warming. Full coverage can be found here. 2nd Degree columns can be found here. The Chinese bureaucrat pushed the point. Was, he wondered, Australia ...   
29/6/2015
Sea breezes brought lower temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Mass funerals were held for 50 ...   
26/6/2015
As concern grows over the threat coral reefs face from pollution, destructive fishing practices, and especially climate change and ocean acidification, a research team has found that heat-tolerant corals pass along that tolerance to corals ...   
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
Humans are not just loading the dice in favor of extreme weather events, as many scientific studies have shown. They are also changing the characteristics and impacts of those events, be it in the form of an unprecedentedly strong and extremely ...   
22/6/2015
More people will be exposed to floods, droughts, heat waves and other extreme weather associated with climate change over the next century than previously thought, according to a new report in the British medical journal The Lancet.The ...   
22/6/2015
A major review of the risks of climate change in the Murray Darling Basin is likely within the next seven years.The proposed timeline has been revealed to RN Breakfast after a dispute between the Murray Darling Basin Authority and some of ...   
21/6/2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a steering committee to address climate change. The commission maintains computer modeling programs that show how climate change will affect water and land crucial to wildlife. It holds ...   
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
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday night said Republican skepticism towards climate change science is a national “embarrassment.” “One of the embarrassments that goes on in this country today is that we have a major political party ...   
20/6/2015
Pope Francis has drawn the world's attention with a new encyclical that urges action on climate change. But will it have an impact? The papal letter, titled "Laudato si," or "On Care for Our Common Home," paints a bleak picture of Earth ...   
19/6/2015
Three months ago, a surgeon at Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital took a saw, ripped through my sternum, levered open my ribcage, cut into the aorta of my still-beating heart and stitched in a vein from my leg. The long, brutal operation was a ...   
19/6/2015
Seven years ago this month, Barack Obama stood on a stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, and claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton hadn't conceded, but the numbers told the story. Obama had clinched the ...   
19/6/2015
Now that another of the world’s most consequential leaders has sounded the alarm over what he says is human-caused global warming, we can ask if his words will significantly alter public concerns over the controversial topic. Pope ...   
19/6/2015
Sick of hearing about the pope`s encyclical? How about the "400-year-old collective [...] that operates as the pope’s eyes and ears on the natural world," a.k.a. the "secret science committee" behind that encyclical? Didn`t think so. ...   
19/6/2015
The encyclical on the environment that Pope Francis released on Thursday is as much an indictment of the global economic order as it is an argument for the world to confront climate change.It offers blistering criticism of 21st-century ...   
19/6/2015
For more than half a century, Catholic politicians in the United States have regularly been put in awkward positions on the question of how closely they would -- or should -- follow the dictates of the Vatican. Until recently, Democrats ...   
19/6/2015
The nations of the world are preparing to strike a global agreement on climate change for the post-2020 period. Yet six months away from the Paris conference, their objectives differ markedly and even Switzerland’s are being greeted with ...   

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