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6/3/2015
A voice came over the intercom: would the passengers of Flight 3935, scheduled to depart Washington DC, for Charleston, South Carolina, kindly collect their carry-on luggage and get off the plane. They went down the stairs and gathered on the hot ...   
5/3/2015
As many as 2.7 million people could be affected yearly by river-floods in Pakistan by 2030; while the number of people globally affected by the floods every year could reach 54 million, a study said on Thursday. According to the report, ...   
5/3/2015
India, Bangladesh and China are most at risk from river floods, with an increasing number of people threatened because of climate change and economic growth in low-lying regions, a study said on Thursday.The U.S.-based World Resources ...   
2/3/2015
Manmade global warming helped spark the brutal civil war in Syria by doubling to tripling the odds that a crippling drought in the Fertile Crescent would occur shortly before the fighting broke out, according to a groundbreaking new study ...   
28/2/2015
From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet below to re-shape Earth. Water is eating away at the ...   
27/2/2015
Where’s the heat? Greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, continue to be pumped into the atmosphere, but sometime around 1998, the rise in Earth’s average temperatures slowed, deviating from the rates predicted by models. Scientists have ...   
27/2/2015
The Pacific Ocean has been a planetary air conditioner for the past two decades, but the relief may soon end, a new study finds. The Pacific and Atlantic oceans undergo decades-long natural oscillations that alter their sea surface ...   
26/2/2015
California's drought and warming climate could have disastrous effects on public health and infectious diseases, without drought-adaptation planning, state officials said Wednesday. Rising food costs and diabetes rates, increased ...   
23/2/2015
The head of the UN's climate science panel, Rajendra Pachauri, stepped down Tuesday in the wake of sexual harassment claims against him that have surfaced at a crucial time on the climate agenda. Pachauri, chairman of the ...   
21/2/2015
The end of the century could see a six-foot rise in water level and cause the number of heat waves to triple Although it may seem ludicrous to think about heat waves while the northeast continues to get battered by snowstorms, scientists ...   
16/2/2015
For most of us, the Arctic is not at the front of our minds. We view it as cold, stark, and, most importantly, distant. Yet, even in an age of vast ecological upheaval, one could argue that no biome in the world is changing so rapidly or so ...   
15/2/2015
Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt has called on Australia’s political parties to follow Britain’s example by striking a joint pledge to urgently tackle climate change. On Saturday, the British prime minister, David Cameron (Conservative), the ...   
15/2/2015
Scientists are so concerned about global warming that they're now calling for tests to find ways to cool the planet -- the first step toward exploration of a highly controversial field that sounds like science fiction. "Geoengineering," ...   
14/2/2015
John Swigert: “OK, Houston, we’ve had a problem here.” Houston: “This is Houston. Say again please.” Jim Lovell: “Houston, we’ve had a problem.” That famous and chilling conversation by the crew of Apollo 13 aboard ...   
11/2/2015
Despite the Patriots winning the Super Bowl, January and February were not kind months for the people of Boston and New England. By February 10th, more than 60 inches of snow in 30 days fell on the city and parts of the wider region, closing ...   
10/2/2015
Sure, we can fight the effects of climate change by cleaning the emissions from cars and putting scrubbers on the smokestacks of power plants. But doesn't a massive problem require a big solution like, say, spraying sulfur dioxide into the ...   
10/2/2015
The findings raise concerns about whether warming conditions will make certain parts of the ocean uninhabitable for a wide range of marine life that needs oxygen to survive. Scientists are finding clues about how climate change could ...   
9/2/2015
UN negotiators are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks this week. With 2014 recognised as the hottest year on record, there is increasing pressure for a global climate pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The United Nations' ...   
9/2/2015
The N.Y. Sea, Vancouver Archipelago and London Bay don't exist - but they could be place names in future atlases as glaciers continue to melt. A Seattle-based urban planner has created maps of cities around the world showing the alarming ...   
9/2/2015
Many blame man-made global warming. Others say it’s more about the natural cyclical ocean currents, sea temperatures and wind patterns. Some wag the finger at urbanized humanity — too many people, cars and concrete heating up ...   
6/2/2015
Disasters resulting from climate change are pushing poor Indian families into poverty so deep that they are lured by traffickers into selling their children into bonded labour or prostitution, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on ...   
6/2/2015
Rocky Antonio Cabrera steps into a small fishing boat as another fisherman yanks on the starter cord bringing the motor to life. As the boat glides through thick mangroves in Manzanillo Bay, part of a national park in northwest Dominican ...   
5/2/2015
One small mystery that surrounds Greenland’s melting ice is a little closer to being solved as scientists in the US confirm that surface meltwater can drain all the way down to fill concealed lakes under the ice. This means that ...   
3/2/2015
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate-change ...   
3/2/2015
Climate change is happening, humans are the cause, and a shocking number of congressional Republicans - over 56 percent - deny or question the science. CAP Action conducted a fresh analysis of public statements from current Representatives and ...   

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