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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 ...   
5/11/2014
The Golden State is baking. After months of drought in California the long-term forecast is more drought. Rising global temperatures will turn much of the snow that currently replenishes the state's reservoirs to rain, according to ...   
4/11/2014
Increased logging and burning in the Amazon rainforest will worsen already disastrous droughts, a leading Brazilian scientist warned in a new report on climate change. Trees in the Amazon rainforest emit into the atmosphere the ...   
2/11/2014
Severe droughts in southern Brazil may be linked to deforestation and degradation of Earth's largest rainforest, argues a new report published by a Brazilian scientist. Reviewing data from roughly 200 studies, Antonio Donato Nobre of ...   
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
Interpreting the mire of UN climate-speak, I’d say the message boils down to this: attain near zero emissions by 2100 or billions of our descendants not yet born will be in big trouble. That means we have to start now, tripling or even ...   
2/11/2014
Humans are causing irreversible damage to the planet from burning fossil fuels, the biggest ever study of the available science concluded in a report designed to spur the fight against climate change.There’s a high risk of widespread harm ...   
2/11/2014
Time is running out to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), the UN's climate experts warned Sunday, saying current carbon emissions were a potential path to disaster. Crowning a landmark review, the ...   
1/11/2014
It's no secret that the American West is facing a severe water crisis. The region -- home to over 60 million people and a huge chunk of US agriculture -- is in its 15th year of drought. Texas has suffered more than $25 billion in damages ...   
31/10/2014
Brazil finally entered the solar power sector on Friday, granting contracts for the construction of 31 solar parks as it tries to diversify its sources of generation amid an energy crisis caused by the worst drought in eight ...   
30/10/2014
Californians face higher water prices and permanent conservation measures amid drought, global warming and population growth in a state that has long struggled to satisfy urban and agricultural needs, the administration of Governor Jerry Brown ...   
30/10/2014
Fifteen years years ago the villages around Abrha Weatsbha in northern Ethiopia were on the point of being abandoned. The hillsides were barren, the communities, plagued by floods and droughts, needed constant food aid, and the soil was being ...   
25/10/2014
With surface water supplies decimated from the ongoing drought, more Californians are forced to use groundwater. But groundwater is unsafe for nearly 800,000 residents, according to the state's water resources control ...   
20/10/2014
If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the U.S. Forest Service and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national ...   
13/10/2014
Global warming is changing the way the US trains for and goes to war – affecting war games, weapons systems, training exercises, and military installations – according to the Pentagon. The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, will tell a ...   
13/10/2014
I moved to San Francisco six months ago and my umbrella hasn’t left its dusty sleeve yet. Scientists and politicians, everyone agrees: California is in deep trouble. As the state enters its fourth year of drought and the soil has never been ...   
11/10/2014
The world is getting warmer and that's already causing disasters that will devastate lives and cost hundreds of billions of dollars.Those problems are only getting worse, as shown by recent reports from the United Nation's ...   
8/10/2014
In 1773, an expedition headed by Constantine John Phipps, the Second Baron Mulgrave, embarked on a dangerous journey North-to see how far they could go before having to turn back. In his report at the end of the exploratory voyage, he notes that ...   
5/10/2014
On a recent afternoon, leaders of the V.V. Water Company visited Loving County officials to talk about how they could help the West Texas county meet its growing water needs. Loving County, which has 95 residents, according to a 2013 ...   
29/9/2014
Researchers studying the fingerprint of human-caused climate change on extreme weather events in 2013 have found that it played a role in half of the events that they looked at, including the California drought and extreme heat ...   
22/9/2014
The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate. More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate ...   
21/9/2014
Unabated global warming will have huge budget and economic consequences for the U.S., potentially draining state and federal coffers of hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming years. That was the dismal warning from White House Budget ...   
20/9/2014
The new U.S. director of the Office of Management and Budget used his first speech to talk about the dangers not acting on climate change poses to the federal budget. Shaun Donovan, head of the OMB, said in a speech at the Center for ...   

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