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31/1/2015
It was 8 degrees in Minneapolis on a recent January day, and out on Interstate 394, snow whipped against the windshields of drivers on their morning commutes. But inside the offices of Cargill, the food conglomerate, Greg Page, the company’s ...   
31/1/2015
Felicia Marcus gets in the shower when it’s still cold. As full-time chair of California’s State Water Resources Control Board, Marcus has a key role in how California stewards its finite resources during a devastating drought. So Marcus ...   
24/1/2015
In the hilly Singrauli region of northern India, animals feed on ash-covered grass, smoke stings the eyes and burns the throat, and the reservoir is foul with toxins such as mercury and arsenic. Even the breakfast eggs are gray. The ...   
20/1/2015
It was a bad weekend for global warming “skeptics” but not so great for the rest of us either. A report from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration in the U.S. confirms that contrary to claims there’s been no warming for a ...   
16/1/2015
A report Friday by U.S. government scientists said 2014 was earth's warmest year on record. In Miami Beach, ocean water often floods downtown streets. Sea levels are rising at an alarming rate. In south Florida, they're expected to rise ...   
16/1/2015
Not all pipelines are the same; not all oil projects are good energy projects. Yet we tend to associate any North American oil project with greater energy security/stability and thousands of jobs. While there is no polling data to confirm it, I ...   
6/1/2015
California broke ground Tuesday on its $68 billion high-speed rail system, promising to combat global warming while whisking travelers between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours. The bullet train project, the first in ...   
19/12/2014
Speaking at his end-of-the-year press conference on Friday afternoon, President Obama sounded very much like he’s poised to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. He gave his sharpest assessment to date of its potential costs and benefits - lots of ...   
14/12/2014
Longtime readers will recall how I’ve cited the Talking Heads lyric “same as it ever was” quite often over the years in assessing negotiations aimed at forging a new global agreement on slowing global warming and limiting its impacts. Some ...   
10/12/2014
Green groups hoped for a big turnout at a protest in Lima Wednesday aimed at heaping pressure on ministers haggling over a post-2020 deal to curb carbon emissions. The "People's Climate March" in the Peruvian capital follows mobilisation ...   
8/12/2014
A new paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters by Griffin & Anchukaitis concludes that the 2012–2014 drought in California was its most intense in at least 1,200 years. The study used drought reconstructions from ...   
8/12/2014
The water vanished from Olivia Vargas’ modest East Porterville home on an ordinary morning as she was rinsing her breakfast dishes. It left Yolanda Serrato’s house just as suddenly, sputtering, then stopping, as she held a garden hose. Soon, the ...   
6/12/2014
The heart of America was colored in dark shades of red reflecting extreme to exceptional drought on the Sept. 11, 2012, National Drought Monitor map Don Wilhite showed on a screen Friday morning at the Nebraska Farmers Union’s 101st-annual ...   
6/12/2014
At the time when developing countries including India are pitching to have a global climate deal with "adaptation" goal as its key component, a UN body on Friday dropped a bombshell for rich nations, saying the cost of adapting to climate change ...   
5/12/2014
Record rains fell in California this week. They’re not enough to change the course of what scientists are now calling the region’s worst drought in at least 1,200 years.Just how bad has California’s drought been? Modern measurements ...   
5/12/2014
The residents of the Philippines region of Tacloban know what loss and damage from climate change looks like. This weekend, this exact same region is now bracing for super typhoon Hagupit, due to hit on Saturday as a catastrophic Category 5 ...   
3/12/2014
Drought in California and Brazil, the U.K.’s wettest winter and floods in the Balkans are among the extreme weather patterns that marked what’s on track to be the hottest year ever recorded.Temperatures this year are on course for their ...   
30/11/2014
In these hills overlooking San Diego, the only indication of the continuing drought — now among the worst in California’s recorded history — is the perpetually cloudless sky. Private lemon groves hark back to the area’s agricultural ...   
29/11/2014
For six years, while drought ravaged Chihuahua State, Mario Ruiz clung to his small herd of cattle.The pasture where his cattle graze, about 45 miles north of the city of Chihuahua, turned bare. Many of his cows starved. Others he sold to ...   
29/11/2014
French President François Hollande on Thursday urged the world's nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact he hopes to leave as his government's legacy. The French capital is hosting a UN ...   
27/11/2014
French President Francois Hollande today urged the world's nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact he hopes to leave as his government's legacy. The French capital is hosting a UN conference ...   
26/11/2014
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says. The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse ...   
24/11/2014
The extent of climate change resulting from human activities has gone beyond a point of 'no return' and the abnormalities, according to a new World Bank report released today.Experts will find these findings damning but it's exactly what ...   
14/11/2014
California farmers would pay more to irrigate their crops under a proposal to build tunnels under the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta to funnel water to the state's agricultural breadbasket, officials said on Friday. The analysis ...   
5/11/2014
'Fight fiercely, Harvard', a favorite college's song, doesn't seem to apply to climate change, an alumnus says. More than 40 years ago, as a Harvard sophomore, I sat in the classroom of Professor Roger Revelle, who was teaching a course ...   

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