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22/3/2015
From years of reporting on government employees, I know that they're in it for the long haul. Governors and news cycles come and go. The public's attention is beagle-fickle. But there are 25 years to go before pension. So I wasn't expecting any ...   
22/3/2015
The US government is expected this week to give the go-ahead to a controversial plan by Shell to restart drilling for oil in the Arctic. The green light from Sally Jewell, the interior secretary, will spark protests from ...   
22/3/2015
The great ice sheet of West Antarctica has begun sliding into what scientists believe is an irreversible collapse. It will take a century, but once glaciers that took tens of thousands of years to form are gone, the absence will result in a sea ...   
21/3/2015
Cyclone Pam, which this past week caused unprecedented destruction in the South Sea island nation of Vanuatu, should be called Cyclone ExxonMobil. I took this idea from a comment by Bill McKibben about Hurricane Sandy (“hurricane” is ...   
20/3/2015
An environmental group wants Florida`s inspector general to check out reports of an unwritten policy prohibiting state agencies from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming." About a dozen members of the group Forecast the ...   
19/3/2015
Global emissions of carbon dioxide -- one of the leading causes of global warming -- stalled in 2014, marking the first time in 40 years that there was no climb in CO2 emissions during a time of economic growth. The results suggest that efforts ...   
18/3/2015
Pump too much groundwater and wells go dry — that’s obvious. But there is another consequence that gets little attention as a hotter, drier planet turns increasingly to groundwater for life support: So much water is being pumped out of ...   
18/3/2015
Pacific Islands devastated by Cyclone Pam at the weekend will be using the disaster to drive home the need for a globally funded insurance pool to aid in the recovery from such events when they attend climate-change talks in Paris later this ...   
17/3/2015
A hundred years from now, humans may remember 2014 as the year that we first learned that we may have irreversibly destabilized the great ice sheet of West Antarctica, and thus set in motion more than 10 feet of sea level ...   
16/3/2015
The tiny archipelago nation of Vanuatu has been devastated by its worst natural disaster. Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam ravaged the islands from March 12 to 15. Their President has called for immediate help and blamed climate change for the ...   
15/3/2015
The president of Vanuatu says climate change is contributing to more extreme weather conditions and cyclone seasons, after cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation. The damage from the category five storm to the island nation has ...   
15/3/2015
One of redOrbit’s valued and typically inquisitive readers has asked us if we can help with a rather tricky enquiry. Our reader wonders: “Is there any evidence of disappearing (particularly by flooding) of Great Britain, and another countries, ...   
14/3/2015
Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has said that environmental degradation and climate change are amongst the foremost challenges confronting human civilization in our times. The protection and preservation of environment and its ...   
14/3/2015
In a series of reports last week, the Florida Center for Investigate Reporting detailed how the Department of Environmental Protection had been ordered not to use terms "climate change" or "global warming" in any official communications, ...   
13/3/2015
If you Google "rainforest," you're almost assured to get a page of search results mostly about the tropics. Yet, another kind of rainforest also exists: temperate rainforests. Far less expansive than the tropical kind, temperate rainforests occur ...   
13/3/2015
In the months before the debut of the new documentary film "Merchants of Doubt," long-time climate denialist Fred Singer contacted more than two dozen bloggers, public relations specialists and scientists asking for help in derailing the ...   
13/3/2015
Texas Republican Senator and likely presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has had it with NASA researching our home planet, preferring that NASA devote its attention to sending humans to Mars and inspiring children with space exploration ...   
12/3/2015
Willow and cottonwood trees, verdant with springtime foliage, draped over the shallow Aravaipa Creek in mid-February as if forsaking any notion of winter. The blooming trees and abundant plant life, along with rare species of desert ...   
12/3/2015
No one told Bart Bibler not to use the terms “climate change” and “global warming” during his six months on the job at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Then, on March 4, he walked into a Florida Coastal Managers Forum, ...   
9/3/2015
In the third piece in the Guardian’s major series on climate change, Bill McKibben describes how relentless climate movements have shifted the advantage towards fossil fuel resistance for the first time in 25 years. But he argues triumph is not ...   
8/3/2015
Officials with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the agency in charge of setting conservation policy and enforcing environmental laws in the state, issued directives in 2011 barring thousands of employees from using the ...   
8/3/2015
In 2014, around 3,500 boat people died trying to cross the Mediterranean to enter Europe. They risked their lives and lost. According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees around 218,000 people got to Europe “by irregular means” last year. ...   
8/3/2015
The Miami Herald published a report earlier today stating that officials in Florida`s Department of Environmental Protection have been banned from using the terms "global warming" and "climate adjust." The ban didn`t just happen, but took effect ...   
8/3/2015
"How long can you tread water?" was a funny punchline for a 1960s skit by comedian Bill Cosby, but in 2015, residents and businesses along the NH Seacoast are rethinking their future and the answer is no laughing matter. The Town of Rye ...   
7/3/2015
DEP officials have been ordered not to use the terms "climate change" or "global warming" in any official communications, emails, or reports, according to former DEP employees, consultants, volunteers and records obtained by the Florida Center ...   

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