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The People's Climate March may end up being the biggest protest to urge action to restrain global warming
yet. The march in New York City on September 21 is predicted to draw more than 100,000 people, which would top the tens of thousands who ...
A survey shows people living in the Pacific Islands want action on climate change not more research and debate.
Catholic charity Caritas said people in the Pacific Islands were already feeling the effects of global warming
A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders to participate in a summit this fall to seek solutions for climate change.
The group plans to host ...
leaders gear up to meet at next week’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York, the president of a small Pacific island nation vulnerable to rising sea
s caused by global warming
said the future of his people depends on creating a ...
levels are a “sleeping giant” issue that will put at risk coastal infrastructure worth up to $226bn, a new report has found.
Analysis by the Climate Council found Australia was likely to experience a sea
of 0.4m to ...
Bird-watching in South Sound will undergo a radical change in the decades ahead if global warming
continues unchecked.A new National Audubon Society study concludes that nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and ...
Imagine never again hearing the ethereal four-syllable call of the veery, that small forest thrush that sings in the summertime in Greenwich's woodlands. Try to picture life in Greenwich without the blue-winged warbler, a favorite of local bird ...
Since the 1980s, the dangerous long-term consequences of largely human-caused climate disruption have been plainly and forcefully explained to us. Repeatedly, scientists -- generally a conservative lot -- have issued new reports that promise ...
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,
Dozens of Bay Area bird types, including owls, hawks, shorebirds and such signature species as the brown pelican and golden eagle, are in jeopardy because of climate change, a study by the National Audubon Society revealed Tuesday.
In this last post about the Years of Living Dangerously series, I focus on episode 8 (A Dangerous Future). This episode follows Matt Damon, Thomas Friedman and Michael Hall as they all become investigative journalists in different parts of the ...
The Aldabra banded snail was believed to have been driven to extinction by climate change, but researchers have found a few stragglers precariously hanging on to existence.Climate change, widespread pollution and human development have ...
Levels of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose at a record-shattering pace last year, a new report shows, a surge that surprised scientists and spurred fears of an accelerated warming
of the planet in decades to ...
may have slowed – but climate change has not, warns Richard Black.Last week, the Western Morning News reported on a survey showing that the winter’s storms and floods had strengthened people’s belief in man-made climate ...
A new 20-year plan to protect Long Island Sound while addressing problems created by global warming
and rising sea
levels calls for protecting or relocating key coastal facilities like oil tanks and power stations, among other ...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) decided to pick a fight with Hillary Clinton over climate change on Friday.
The sticking point was a speech the former Secretary of State gave on Thursday to the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Her ...
Whatever you may imagine, “peak oil” has not been discredited as a concept, a statement no less true for “peak fossil fuels.” Think of them instead as postponed. We are, after all, on a finite planet that, by definition, holds a finite amount ...
China recently announced plans to launch a national carbon trading market, to help reduce its 30% contribution to global
greenhouse gas emissions. Host Steve Curwood discusses the importance and ambition of this plan with Barbara Finamore, the ...
The first thing to know about the U.N. Climate Summit is that it's not a part of the formal global
climate treaty negotiations.
Except it sort of is. By bringing together more than 100 heads of state in New York on Sept. 23, along with ...
Gov. Jerry Brown’s long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year’s governor’s race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes ...
Gov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes ...
Trying to imagine Maine without lobster is like trying to imagine Cape Cod without cod, or Florida without oranges. But the region may lose its iconic crustacean, as scientists have revealed that lobsters are seeking cooler habitat as Gulf of ...
Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region’s famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.
It’s already starting to happen. The culprit is the warming sea
s – and in particular the Gulf of Maine, ...
The state should name a leader in preparing coastal Virginia for flooding linked to rising sea
levels, a new report says.The recommendation is one of about two dozen in the draft report of a subpanel of the Secure Commonwealth Panel, ...
Labor Day has come and gone. Autumn looms. But how can summer be over when it never really began?
If you feel cheated -- where were the scorchers and leaden humid nights? -- it's not your imagination. July and August really did feel more ...