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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 ...   
18/10/2014
At least twice in a normal year, the Biscayne Bay rises to swamp the streets of this fashionable resort town in an event known as the “king tide.” Water spills over seawalls and gurgles up through storm drains in what scientists say is a preview ...   
14/10/2014
The Pentagon released a landmark report yesterday declaring climate change an "immediate risk" to national security and outlining how it intends to protect bases, prepare for humanitarian disasters and plan for global conflicts. Defense ...   
14/10/2014
Adapting to climate change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date. Extreme weather events and EU policies were the most common reasons ...   
13/10/2014
The Pentagon on Monday released a report asserting decisively that climate change poses an immediate threat to national security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages. It also predicted rising ...   
13/10/2014
Global warming is changing the way the US trains for and goes to war – affecting war games, weapons systems, training exercises, and military installations – according to the Pentagon. The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, will tell a ...   
13/10/2014
Billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer is spending $50 million of his own money to make climate change a defining issue in the 2014 midterm elections. That, according to New York Times columnist David Brooks, is just ...   
13/10/2014
The Pentagon is integrating climate change threats into all of its "plans, operations, and training" across the entire Defense Department, signaling a comprehensive attempt to tackle the impacts of global warming. In a 20-page Climate ...   
12/10/2014
The collective of the four advanced developing countries, BASIC, Brazil, South Africa, India and China, has stressed that the global effort to tackle climate change must focus on adapting to climate as well as reducing emissions. "Adaptation ...   
12/10/2014
Hollywood Director James Cameron won a 2014 non-fiction EMMY for the TV documentary, Years of Living Dangerously that he produced. With celebrity hosts, the series covered the globe and laid out the gravity of climate change. The series is now ...   
11/10/2014
Agricultural losses are no longer the most visible effect of the drought plaguing Brazil's most developed region. Now the energy crisis and the threat of water shortages in the city of São Paulo are painful reminders of just how dependent ...   
10/10/2014
As I have said before, the GOP position on climate is unstable, both intellectually and politically. You can`t credibly deny the science at this point, but if you accept it, "do nothing about it" is an incoherent response. They`ve only gotten ...   
9/10/2014
Fewer than half of American states are working to protect themselves from climate change, despite more detailed warnings from scientists that communities are already being damaged, according to a new online clearinghouse of states’ efforts ...   
9/10/2014
Advances in climate change science could be creating a huge legal liability for major Canadian energy companies, especially from foreign judgments being enforced locally, a new study suggests. The study, released Thursday from the ...   
8/10/2014
The ongoing, intense drought in California; the nonstop storms that left parts of Great Britain waterlogged all winter; the bitter winter cold in the eastern U.S. -- these are just some of the extreme weather events from this year that could be ...   
8/10/2014
With the adverse impacts of climate change becoming more evident and the recent spate of extreme weather events, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is actively considering reviving the high level advisory panel to coordinate national efforts to assess, ...   
8/10/2014
What are the real threats of climate change to this region? Earlier this year, hundreds of scientists put out what is the most comprehensive summary of climate impacts in this country, something called national climate assessment. It ...   
7/10/2014
The Singapore-flagged tanker BW Zambesi set sail with little fanfare from the port of Galveston, Tex., on July 30, loaded with crude oil destined for South Korea. But though it left inauspiciously, the ship's launch was another critical turning ...   
7/10/2014
Southern Hemisphere ocean warming 'underestimated' | Photo, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hidden heat Previous estimates of global ocean warming have been significantly underestimated due to historically sparse temperature data from the Southern Ocean, new research has found. The study, led by Australian oceanographer Dr Paul ...   
6/10/2014
A major new study finds that “scientists may have hugely underestimated the extent of global warming because temperature readings from southern hemisphere seas were inaccurate.” In short, as New Scientist puts it, “it’s worse than we ...   
6/10/2014
Historian of science Naomi Oreskes, now at Harvard, first came to my attention 20 years ago, when she and two co-authors argued in Science that "verification and validation of numerical models of natural systems is impossible." In The End of ...   
6/10/2014
Earth’s oceans have absorbed more than 90% of the warming caused by greenhouse gases, researchers estimate, with the stored heat showing up as warmer seawater. But a new analysis suggests scientists may have underestimated the size of the heat ...   
4/10/2014
Few families are adequately prepared for natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, floods, and wildfires, warns a prominent author. And such extreme weather events have become more intense and more frequent in recent years, as ...   

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