Climate Change and Global Warming News and Archives

Non-profit climate news links & archives provided on these terms to help find solutions & for posterity

     News Home | RSS Newsfeed | Disclaimer & Conditions for Use

From here you can search and/or filter the news database

Search and Filter Options: Select option(s) and click "Search/Set Filter". "Save Filter" sets options as default for future visits.

Search:



Region:

Country:

Year:

# to Show:

Sort By:

Summaries:

Search logic:













       Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 7  
 
19/7/2014
A witless remark by a single bureaucrat may be dooming America’s remaining wolverines to extinction.The specious crack by Noreen Walsh, the Rocky Mountain region director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, denies climate-change models ...   
22/5/2014
Next to a newly paved highway in the Peruvian Amazon, a discreet white-on-green sign urges travellers to protect the surrounding ecosystem. “Let's care for the environment, let's conserve the forest,” it reads. But the appeal comes too late for ...   
23/3/2014
Somewhere around two hundred thousand years ago, a new primate emerges on Earth. "The members of the species are not particularly swift or strong or fertile," the New Yorker`s Elizabeth Kolbert writes in her new book, "The Sixth ...   
21/2/2014
Standing before the United Nations General Assembly in 2007, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa offered the international community a way to make a significant impact on climate change: Donate $3.6 billion to the economy of Ecuador by 2019, and ...   
14/12/2013
Even in the first light of dawn in the Tripa swamp forest of Sumatra it is clear that something is terribly wrong. Where there should be lush foliage stretching away towards the horizon, there are only the skeletons of trees. Smoke drifts across ...   
15/10/2013
The decision by Ecuador's president Rafael Correa to abandon a plan to permanently forgo exploiting hundreds of millions of barrels of oil in return for at least US$3.6bn in compensation – the "Yasuni-ITT Initiative" – has sparked severe ...   
26/8/2013
Given that they cover 70% of the Earth`s surface--and provide about 90% of the planet`s habitable space by volume--the oceans tend to get short shrift when it comes to climate change. The leaked draft of the forthcoming coming new report from the ...   
26/5/2013
The emu-wren, with its delicate filagreed tail, would go. So too would the master of disguise, the ground parrot - victims of increased fire in Australia's south-east. And the palm cockatoo could disappear from its tropical ...   
31/3/2013
This spring could be the most miserable one ever for those of us with allergies, and we can blame it on climate change. People in the Northeast, in particular, will be among the hardest hit in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and this ...   
20/3/2013
As bikini season approaches, Jersey Shore beach towns are preparing for their annual influx of tourists. This year, that will mean more than dusting off the cotton candy machines and stocking up on vomit deodorizer. When Hurricane Sandy hit last ...   
24/8/2012
Belo Monte dam developer Norte Energia, S.A. has stopped all work on the Belo Monte dam after receiving formal notification of the decision last week by the Brazilian Federal Appeals Court to suspend the project, reports International Rivers. ...   
17/7/2012
From Tierra del Fuego to Tijuana, Latin America is highly vulnerable to climate change, which is expected to trigger a series of natural disasters that could even reverse local victories in the fight against poverty. Droughts will grip ...   
12/7/2012
The destruction of great swaths of the Brazilian Amazon has turned scores of rare species into the walking dead, doomed to disappear even if deforestation were halted in the region overnight, according to a new study. Forest clearing in ...   
14/5/2012
As Brazil braces for president Dilma Rousseff`s forthcoming decision on whether to sign or veto recent legislation that would alter the country`s Forest Code, rights groups are decrying a surge in illegal land grabs that is wrecking environmental ...   
10/5/2012
Last year researchers took the first ever publicly-released video of an African golden cat (Profelis aurata) in a Gabon rainforest. This beautiful, but elusive, feline was filmed sitting docilely for the camera and chasing a bat. The least-known ...   
23/4/2012
A coalition of local and international conservation groups warned last month that orangutans in the Tripa forest on Sumatra island could disappear by the end this year unless action was taken to stop land clearing using fire by plantation ...   
15/4/2012
The UN-REDD Programme is trying to unite economic and environmental interests in the deforestation debate by encouraging a sustainable industry. Deforestation in the Atlantic Forest near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The global rate ...   
10/2/2012
If humans are responsible for speeding the climate change currently underway, it may not be the first time. Scientists say a long time ago in Central Africa, early farmers may have contributed to the disappearance of rainforests. The question is ...   
10/1/2012
The planet is in a bad state but remorseless pessimism is a turn-off. It's time conservationists talked up their successes IT'S hard to spend your working life charting the demise of the things you love. Ask an ecologist why they chose ...   
3/12/2011
It's not the tropical Amazonian rainforest or even B.C.'s temperate rainforest, but a stand of lodgepole pine located off the Pelican Forest Service Road about an hour's drive southwest of Prince George. The federal forests researcher ...   
17/11/2011
An Assault on the Amazon, New York Times
IN 1888, Brazil became the last country in the Americas to abolish slavery -- a profound moral stain for a nation that prides itself today on being a multiracial democracy. During the long 19th-century struggle against slavery, at a time ...   
13/10/2011
Ecosystems can change at 'tipping point', United Press International
Tropical ecosystems have two basic varieties, forest or grassland, but can switch abruptly between the two with little middle ground, European scientists say. Researchers say the "tipping point" phenomenon means many of the ecosystems ...   
30/9/2011
It's littler and later than first proposed, but I'm not knocking it: the Welsh carrier bag charge is a good thing. Or, to be more precise, it's a good thing as long as it's not mistaken for the second coming. Listening to some people go ...   
5/9/2011
The price of gold is rising for the tenth consecutive year. As a result, more and more investors, financial market operators and central banks are turning to gold as a safe haven in the face of global economic instability. This has troubling ...   
28/8/2011
An Amazonian battle | Photo | Map | Chart, Financial Times
You cannot miss the spot where the two Amazon activists were murdered.Three months ago, José Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Maria, were on their motorbike, trying to navigate a dilapidated bridge on a remote track outside the town ...   

  Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 7