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18/11/2014
The United States and China sprang a surprise last week with their secretly-negotiated deal to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Although cheered as “historic milestone in the global fight against climate change,” “the real deal,” a ...   
14/11/2014
For a professional blowhard, there is no worse fate than being ignored. So I`m always--well, almost always--delighted when my posts get pushback, especially from people who are smart, well-informed and thoughtful. In my last post, "Hawkish U.S. ...   
13/11/2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued a "final warning" that the window of opportunity for keeping global warming below the critical threshold of two degrees Celsius is fast closing. It came in the shape of the ...   
12/11/2014
For the world's two largest economies -- and largest emitters of greenhouse gas -- to announce a sustained commitment to reducing carbon emissions by almost a third by the year 2030 is a watershed moment for climate politics on so many ...   
10/11/2014
Rich countries are subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by about $88bn (£55.4bn) a year to explore for new reserves, despite evidence that most fossil fuels must be left in the ground if the world is to avoid dangerous climate ...   
9/11/2014
Scientists, environmentalists and world leaders alike have generally agreed that capping Earth’s temperature rise at 2 degrees Celsius would prevent the worst effects of climate change -- a cut-off touted again in the latest report by the ...   
8/11/2014
Four days after the UN-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) brought out its detailed findings predicting a gloomy future for the world if it fails to cut emissions drastically, the Delhi-based research and advocacy group Centre ...   
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 ...   
5/11/2014
Voters gave Republicans control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections with a majority of 52 seats to the Democrats’ 48. The GOP also maintained control of the House of Representatives, making Congress entirely Republican.For the ...   
5/11/2014
WE CAN'T get around it. To prevent dangerous climate change, there is no alternative to ending human emissions of carbon dioxide. Suggestions that cutting other greenhouse gases such as methane might do part of the job are based on ...   
5/11/2014
Barely three weeks before crucial negotiations in Lima, the government has reconstituted the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, reducing its size and dropping members, including sole industry representative Ratan Tata and Centre for ...   
5/11/2014
On Sunday, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world's leading authority on the science of global warming, released its latest "Synthesis Report." And it painted a pretty dire picture. Significant global ...   
5/11/2014
On Sunday, the United Nations released one of its bluntest and bleakest reports to date on the dangers of global warming. The study from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that the world must cut nearly all greenhouse gas ...   
5/11/2014
LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: It's the most comprehensive appraisal of climate change ever undertaken and the news isn't good. The United Nations' climate change body's new report says the scientific evidence is unambiguous about the warming ...   
5/11/2014
“All politics is local,” Tip O’Neill, the legendary Capitol Hill pol, used to say. He wasn’t talking about the politics of climate change, but he might as well have been. Powerful governments around the world have failed to act in a significant ...   
4/11/2014
Once the impacts of man-made pollution on global climate became obvious in the late 1980s, the U.N. established a Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the first meeting was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992 to agree upon a ...   
3/11/2014
The Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, has stood by his defence of coal, saying it is the foundation of Australia’s foreseeable future, just days after a United Nations climate report called for an urgent reduction in carbon ...   
3/11/2014
Dirty Energy, Dirty Tactics | Photo, Inter Press Service
"Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and we`re seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events"¦.We can`t prevent a large scale disaster if we don`t heed this kind of hard science." Question: Is ...   
3/11/2014
The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by the end of the century, and the majority of the world’s electricity can and should be produced by low-carbon sources by 2050, according to a new report released Sunday by a United ...   
3/11/2014
After this weekend's climate conference in Copenhagen, Fairfax Media sat down with three of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change'sleading experts -- two of them Australian - to ask them about the latest science, and the options and ...   
3/11/2014
The message from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is loud and unequivocal: the window of opportunity for the world to stave off the severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts of global warming is limited. In a report, the IPCC ...   
2/11/2014
The world faces a "very high risk of severe, widespread and irreversible" impacts from climate change without action to cut emissions, a major international report has warned. Experts warned there was little time before the window of ...   
2/11/2014
The cost of fighting climate change will only climb if industrialized nations don`t take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the United Nations` panel on the matter warned Sunday in its wrap-up report. In its "synthesis report," ...   
2/11/2014
An UN supported expert panel has ruled out that the world should stop unrestricted use of fossil fuel to avoid dangerous climate changes, BBC reports.The panel, formed by top environmental scientists and inter-government officials also ...   
2/11/2014
Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)--the world body for assessing the science related to climate change--released the final component of its Fifth Assessment Report, the Synthesis Report in Copenhagen, ...   

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