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By the time leaders of the international
community sit down in Paris later this year to discuss climate
change, at least two Caribbean leaders are hoping that France can demonstrate its commitment to assisting their adaptation efforts by ...
President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate
change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international
obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security.
Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the ...
President Obama in a speech on Wednesday cast climate
change as a growing national security threat, accusing Republican skeptics of harming military readiness by denying its effects.
Obama argued in his address to graduates at the U.S. ...
Last week saw Christiana Figueres, the head of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate
Change (UNFCCC), in Australia to promote the importance of international climate
policy this year across multiple sectors. In keeping with her busy ...
The civil war in Syria has been devastating, generating a death toll fast approaching 100,000, while uprooting millions of civilians from their homes.But as the US and Russia signed an unprecedented accord on Wednesday in search of a ...
An eclectic group of scientists in Antarctica, known as the "strangest continent on earth", undertake painstaking research into the effects of climate
change on local animals and the environment.
King George Island is a remote speck of ...
Proposed Japanese carbon reduction targets are far too weak and threaten the country’s legacy as a climate
change leader, says John Prescott.In a letter sent to the Kyodo News website, the UK’s former deputy prime minister, now a peer in ...
Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...
The first public hearings will take place in the Hague on Tuesday in the first case in the world to use existing human rights and tort law to hold a government responsible for failing to reduce carbon emissions fast enough.
The 886 ...
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...
It’s strange to remember how bitterly divisive the 2008 Democratic presidential primary battle was. Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s platforms and ideological positioning were awfully similar. And on the chief difference between them - ...
President Obama could reject or approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline any day, week or month now. And as a decision looms, environmentalists face a daunting question: Can they recreate the kind of mass appeal that Keystone inspires when ...
With only nine months to go before the most important international
meeting on climate
change since Copenhagen in 2009, what are the chances of success at this year’s Paris talks? What might “success” mean? And can the mistakes and challenges ...
The Obama administration's plan for U.N. climate
change talks encountered swift opposition after its release Tuesday, with Republican leaders warning other countries to "proceed with caution" in negotiations with Washington because any deal could ...
After 20 years at the helm of one of the United Kingdom`s most influential newspapers, Alan Rusbridger is about to step down as editor of the Guardian. He`s not going quietly: In an op-ed a couple weeks ago, Rusbridger pledged to use his waning ...
A survey of American climate
activists by Grist inspired us to conduct our own survey on the priorities of German activists. Both surveys include a dozen or so leading figures of the climate
movement in each country. Before comparing the two, ...
For Naomi Oreskes, professor of scientific history at Harvard, there’s no more vivid illustration of the bitter war between science and politics
than Florida’s ban on state employees using terms such as “climate change” and “global warming”. No ...
In the months before the debut of the new documentary film "Merchants of Doubt," long-time climate
denialist Fred Singer contacted more than two dozen bloggers, public relations specialists and scientists asking for help in derailing the ...
Secretary of State John Kerry railed against climate
change skeptics on Thursday, saying that "future generations will not and should not forgive those who ignore this moment, no matter their reasoning,' though he offered no direct clues on ...
Federal Minister for Climate
Change Mushahid Ullah Khan on Sunday said that women, who constitute the majority of the world's poor, are among the most vulnerable to the detrimental impacts of climate
change, particularly in developing countries, ...
The alarm bells of the climate
crisis have been ringing in our ears for years and are getting louder all the time - yet humanity has failed to change course. What is wrong with us?
Many answers to that question have been offered, ranging ...
Federal Minister for Climate
Change Mushahid Ullah Khan said on Sunday that women who constitute the majority of the world’s poor are among the most vulnerable to the detrimental impacts of climate
change, particularly in developing countries ...
The preceding observation is from the federal government's first Intergenerational Report of 2002. It's a sensible and moderate comment. It was made 10 years after the UN convention in Rio de Janeiro on climate
change, from which flowed the Kyoto ...
When the former Maldives president conducted a cabinet meeting under water in 2009, it was the best government public relations move for a long time.
What a great way to get publicity and focus global attention on an issue that is so ...
The world's largest remaining contiguous stand of old-growth redwood forest resides in Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Northern California. On the park's northwestern flank, six people gathered last May to oppose a logging venture on adjacent ...