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25/2/2015
The head of the United Nations panel on climate science resigned on Tuesday after allegations of sexual harassment were filed against him in India, where he lives and works.Rajendra K. Pachauri, whose 13 years as chairman of the ...   
24/2/2015
Rajendra K. Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 2002, resigned today amid allegations of sexual harassment by a 29-year-old female employee of the Indian energy institute he has long run.Bloomberg ...   
24/2/2015
The European Union has said it wants to see a legally binding emissions cut of 60% by mid-century and reviews every five years agreed at the UN climate summit in Paris later this year, according to a leaked document. The treaty set to be ...   
23/2/2015
The head of the UN's climate science panel, Rajendra Pachauri, stepped down Tuesday in the wake of sexual harassment claims against him that have surfaced at a crucial time on the climate agenda. Pachauri, chairman of the ...   
20/2/2015
Accused of sexually harassing a junior associate, R K Pachauri has told his colleagues at TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) that a “cloud” had created problems for him “personally” and that he was fighting it “effectively”. In a ...   
15/2/2015
The chairman of parliament’s energy and climate change committee has joined those warning the fossil fuel industry to take the threat of stranded assets seriously, and believes Shell is wrong to write off critics as naive. Tim Yeo, a ...   
15/2/2015
A senior US scientist has expressed concern that the intelligence services are funding climate change research to learn if new technologies could be used as potential weapons. Alan Robock, a climate scientist at Rutgers University in New ...   
14/2/2015
"The "Hockey Stick" graph became a central icon in the climate wars," Mann told attendees today (Feb. 11) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. "The graph took on a life of its own." Mann and ...   
13/2/2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker probably wasn’t expecting a science quiz while he was on a trade-related trip in the United Kingdom. But when you’re considering seeking your party’s nomination for president, you can’t rule out any ...   
12/2/2015
Yesterday, 95 scientists and economists released a letter urging President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, calling it a “step in the wrong direction” if the Obama administration is serious about addressing ...   
11/2/2015
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 ...   
10/2/2015
Developing the technology to suck planet-warming carbon dioxide back out of the atmosphere is an expensive but promising approach that may be necessary to help prevent the worst effects of climate change, according to the first of two reports ...   
7/2/2015
The disastrous floods which hit some states last year are expected to recur more frequently and with greater intensity as a result of global warming and the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) phenomenon, says climatologist and oceanographer ...   
5/2/2015
Evidence of this previous warm period came from an analysis of ancient plankton fossils drilled from the ocean floor. By studying the relationship between CO2 levels and climate change during a warmer period in Earth's history, the ...   
3/2/2015
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate-change ...   
3/2/2015
Climate change is happening, humans are the cause, and a shocking number of congressional Republicans - over 56 percent - deny or question the science. CAP Action conducted a fresh analysis of public statements from current Representatives and ...   
31/1/2015
Scientists and economists have been offered $10,000 each by a lobby group funded by one of the world's largest oil companies to undermine a major climate change report due to be published today. Letters sent by the American Enterprise ...   
30/1/2015
A new Duke University-led study finds that most climate models likely underestimate the degree of decade-to-decade variability occurring in mean surface temperatures as Earth’s atmosphere warms. The models also provide inconsistent explanations ...   
30/1/2015
Talk of earthquakes likely calls to mind giant fissures opening up along the earth’s crust, the trembling of rock, buildings crumbling to their knees and, depending on your age and cast of mind, the love of Superman for Lois Lane. But it does not ...   
28/1/2015
Dot Earth - New York Times blogenergyA Climate Hawk Separates Energy Thought Experiments from Road MapsBy Andrew C. Revkin January 27, 2015 5:24 pm January 27, 2015 5:24 pm Email Share Tweet ...   
16/1/2015
US Farmers that are currently fighting ongoing drought, particularly in California, may have hope yet thanks to one man's ingenious invention. Jon Dewey has developed several water devices for growing and gardening, including his ...   
16/1/2015
Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday. The White House said the ...   
10/1/2015
Yesterday I was struck by a Forbes headline, ‘97% Of Climate Scientists Agree’ Is 100% Wrong. The post questions the way Australian science popularizer John Cook arrived at this often-quoted number to illustrate the scientific consensus that ...   
7/1/2015
Speaking on the Senate floor in July, Oklahoma's James Inhofe -- soon to head, once again, the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee -- made a claim that has become quite prevalent among skeptics of climate change. "For the ...   
5/1/2015
Some people might argue that the greatest moral challenge of our time is serious enough to justify deliberately tampering with our climate to stave off the damaging effects of global warming. Geoengineering, or “climate hacking”, to use ...   

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