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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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
9/11/2014
Ruth DeFries, chair of the department of ecology, evolution, and environmental biology at Columbia University, in New York, and author of The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis, has spent much of her life looking down ...   
9/11/2014
Wednesday's mud floods and landslides in Bertam Valley, Ringlet and Kuala Terla are just the beginning of more disasters to strike the highlands, warn environmentalists. They said the highlands would see the horror of more floods and ...   
9/11/2014
Is a tree trying to survive in the city better off than a tree growing in the forest? The obvious answer would seem to be "no': City trees face pollution, poor soil, and a root system disrupted by asphalt and pipes. But when ecologists ...   
9/11/2014
Governments are lagging behind on international commitments to safeguard the planet’s ecosystems, with politicians failing to grasp that economic growth depends upon environmental protection, the head of the world’s leading conservation ...   
8/11/2014
Within days last week, the nation and the rest of the world got a harsh look at the problem in both scientific and political terms. But barring a Beltway miracle, nothing will change in this country's fitful efforts to clean up emissions blamed ...   
8/11/2014
Rapid climate change sparks tornados and floods, battering the world and throwing Americans into a new era of fear. That’s the apocalyptic premise of the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. In reality, climate change is a more distant ...   
8/11/2014
In the battle to combat global warming, the world isn't moving fast enough to stay in the fight. The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - which releases a new report every few years - again gave grim news ...   
8/11/2014
Visitors to Pittsburgh science-education facilities can experience an earthquake, look down the gullet of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and wander through a distant rain forest. But learning about climate change - which scientists warn poses a ...   
5/11/2014
Well, folks, it wasn’t such a great night on the climate action front. It looks like the millions of dollars that environmental philanthropist Tom Steyer invested in the midterms didn’t buy much other than a fledgling political infrastructure to ...   
5/11/2014
Of the environmentalists' preferred gubernatorial candidates in the high-profile races, just one -- Pennsylvania Democrat Tom Wolf -- won on Tuesday. Florida's Charlie Crist, Wisconsin's Mary Burke, Michigan's Mark Schauer and Maine's Michael ...   

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