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5/7/2015
Sinking isles, Straits Times
ow-lying atoll nations like the Maldives will be the first to face the threat of rising sea levels as the effects of climate change take their toll There was a time Maldives master fisherman Adam Naseer could catch as ...   
3/7/2015
China has sent countries sitting on the sidelines of international climate change negotiations a powerful message. Its pledge to substantially cut carbon dioxide emissions by 20 per cent more than previously indicated lifts expectations others ...   
3/7/2015
Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. If that doesn't happen, we could see far-reaching and largely irreversible impacts on marine ecosystems, which would especially be felt in ...   
3/7/2015
Climate change models predict that sea temperatures will rise significantly, including in the tropics. In these areas, rainfall is also predicted to increase, reducing the salt concentration of the surface layer of the sea. Together, these ...   
3/7/2015
If left unchecked, global warming will cause irreversible damage to marine life in the world's oceans, forcing fish to search for cooler waters and destroying valuable coral reefs, an international study said Thursday. Keeping global ...   
30/6/2015
As floodwaters surge along major rivers in the midwestern United States, a new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests federal agencies are underestimating historic 100-year flood levels on these rivers by as much as five feet, a ...   
30/6/2015
Last year was the worst year on record for refugees. The number of people fleeing war and persecution jumped to nearly 60 million, the highest figure since the United Nations’ refugee agency began keeping records 50 years ago, and that doesn’t ...   
30/6/2015
The glaciers of Alaska are melting and retreating: the chief cause is climate change and the loss of ice is unlikely to slow, according to a new study by US scientists.They calculate that the frozen rivers of the Pacific coast of ...   
29/6/2015
Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan said growing risk of climate change-induced natural disasters is most likely to aggravate state of poverty in the Asia-Pacific region.“However, the best viable way to tackle poverty in the region ...   
28/6/2015
Oceanographers are puzzled by an accelerated burst of warming sea that threatens the fisheries of the American Atlantic coast. Meanwhile, off the US West coast, scientists report that they have been baffled by a mysterious “blob” of ...   
28/6/2015
Oceanographers are puzzled by an accelerated burst of warming sea that threatens the fisheries of the American Atlantic coast.Meanwhile, off the U.S. West coast, scientists report that they have been baffled by a mysterious “blob” of ...   
27/6/2015
Thousands of firefighters are working to put out wildfires in Alaska as they blaze across the state. The Alaska Division of Forestry reported that as of today there are 317 wildfires burning in the Last Frontier. On Wednesday alone, there were 40 ...   
25/6/2015
Thousands of people have been killed by extreme weather so far this year and now scientists fear a weather event will cause droughts, wildfires, flooding, landslides and food shortages.ADVERTISEMENTAustralian scientists have warned of ...   
25/6/2015
In a landmark victory for climate activists, a court in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday that the government must take action to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming. Brought by 900 Dutch citizens and climate ...   
24/6/2015
In the wake of major hurricanes, floods and heat waves, scientists are quick to say that no single weather event can be attributed to climate change until careful analysis draws that conclusion. Now, a new study argues that thinking is backwards, ...   
22/6/2015
Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a new report Monday that warns of dire effects of global warming. The report ...   
22/6/2015
One of the hottest areas of climate research these days is on the potential connections between human emissions, global warming, and extreme weather. Will global warming make extreme weather more common or less common? More severe or less ...   
21/6/2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a steering committee to address climate change. The commission maintains computer modeling programs that show how climate change will affect water and land crucial to wildlife. It holds ...   
20/6/2015
For an earnest young Christian named Ben Lowe, revelation came on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, in Africa. A relentless warming of the lake was reducing the catch of fish, the people were going hungry — and he had learned of scientific evidence ...   
20/6/2015
Pope Francis has drawn the world's attention with a new encyclical that urges action on climate change. But will it have an impact? The papal letter, titled "Laudato si," or "On Care for Our Common Home," paints a bleak picture of Earth ...   
19/6/2015
As a lifelong eco-activist, I always thought it was a critical mistake to name the crisis caused by excessive carbon emissions into the atmosphere "Global Warming." It made it sound like it was about the weather, when in reality it is about the ...   
19/6/2015
Seven years ago this month, Barack Obama stood on a stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, and claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton hadn't conceded, but the numbers told the story. Obama had clinched the ...   
19/6/2015
When it comes to the science of climate change, Pope Francis' environmentally focused encyclical makes the grade, experts said Thursday. Francis makes clear in the document that humanity bears most of the blame for the warming of the ...   
19/6/2015
Pope Francis on Thursday issued a major encyclical on the environment, called "Laudato Si (Praise Be), On the Care of Our Common Home". Here are some key excerpts from the official English version: ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ...   
18/6/2015
“The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all,” declares Pope Francis in his first major teaching on the environment, an encyclical letter released today.Pope Francis urges all human beings to change their behavior to ...   

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