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28/11/2014
President Barack Obama could leave office with the most aggressive, far-reaching environmental legacy of any previous occupant of the White House. Yet it is very likely that not a single major environmental law will have passed during his two ...   
27/11/2014
Melbourne’s leading renewable energy companies have cut nearly one in 10 jobs over the past year owing to uncertainty in the sector, according to an environment group that is calling on Victorian Labor to implement a state-based renewables target ...   
27/11/2014
Imagine the trouble that would ensue if China resorted to desperate measures to cool its climate but the result was that the Indian Monsoon suddenly failed. Or that India tried to head off a rise in temperatures only to find that ...   
27/11/2014
Here's something you may not have known: tropical coral reefs are constantly building up and breaking down. In healthy ecosystems, the building will outpace the breakdown, keeping reefs growing and sturdy even as their erosion feeds predators ...   
27/11/2014
New Zealand's infrastructure on low-lying areas and coastal properties are under threat from sea level rises as much as 30 centimetres. A new environment report has warned that rising sea levels due to global warming will have a significant ...   
27/11/2014
At the upcoming UN climate change meeting in Lima (COP 20), African groups are hoping that progress can be made towards the goal of reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions.COP 20 - the acronym for the Conference of Parties to the United ...   
27/11/2014
Unless you’ve been living in a hole in the ground or in a galaxy far, far away you won’t have missed media revelations about government security services snooping on our every communication. Personal phone calls and e-mails are among the ...   
27/11/2014
It's nearly time for a reboot on global climate action. The Kyoto Protocol of 2008 through 2012 succeeded in introducing the world to the concept of coordinated climate action. Aside from creating a weak European carbon market, however, ...   
27/11/2014
The UN Climate Conference in Lima comes on the heels of China and the U.S. reaching a major agreement on climate change at the APEC Summit in Beijing earlier this month. As part of that deal, the Chinese side has agreed to cap its ...   
27/11/2014
An international deal on global warming must have legally binding targets, Europe will argue at a UN climate summit in Peru next week. The Lima conference is intended to deliver the first draft of an accord to cut carbon emissions and ...   
27/11/2014
The global mood on climate change is shifting, but there’s little sign that the proposed 2015 agreement will be enough to avert dangerous levels of warming. Envoys from over 190 countries meet in Lima, Peru next week to continue work on ...   
27/11/2014
Countries around the world are developing an array of different carbon taxes and trading systems to control greenhouse gas emissions. The more these can be joined up, experts say, the cheaper it will be to tackle climate ...   
27/11/2014
Beginning on December 1, representatives from nearly 200 countries will meet in Lima, Peru, to forge progress on global climate-change policy, an effort that could well determine the success of future negotiations on critical climate change ...   
27/11/2014
If humans are driving earth’s sixth great extinction event, coral reefs will be one of the first and most visible ecosystems to succumb. Scientists estimate that by 2050, the ocean could be largely devoid of reefs as climate change and our ...   
27/11/2014
As the erstwhile icon of climate change, polar bears have been a very … political subject. Conservatives love to lambaste Al Gore over his claims about drowning polar bears in his 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth. The Department of the Interior ...   
27/11/2014
Today's children will face deadly heatwaves which could kill thousands more people by the end of the century, the Royal Society has warned. If governments do not get a handle on global warming by 2100, Britain will experience three times ...   
27/11/2014
Deforestation in the Amazon rain forest dropped 18% over the past 12 months, falling to the second-lowest level in a quarter century, Brazil's environment minister said on Wednesday. Izabella Teixeira told participants at a news ...   
27/11/2014
Worried about the effects of global warming on agriculture, water and food security in their communities, social organisations in Central America are demanding that their governments put a priority on these issues in the COP20 climate ...   
27/11/2014
Mercer Island billionaire and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has jumped into the battle over the future of coal leasing on federal lands. A federal lawsuit financed by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, seeks to force the federal ...   
27/11/2014
Three recent reports, each a comprehensive look at the climate crisis and possible paths out of it, provide the latest evidence that the barriers to reducing greenhouse gas emissions are daunting, but not insurmountable. One report comes ...   
27/11/2014
Some 10,000 delegates attending a UN climate change conference in the Peruvian capital of Lima next month will get around in ecological cars, the state Andina news agency reported Wednesday. A total of 171 electric and hybrid cars, worth ...   
27/11/2014
The Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to review an Environmental Protection Agency regulation limiting how much mercury, arsenic, and other pollutants coal-fired power plants can emit. The case is clearly important because of the health ...   
27/11/2014
The people of Kirbati might not sink under the waves, but they will nevertheless have to become more mobile, and new kinds of housing designs can help. Kiribati, an island nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, is one of the earliest ...   
27/11/2014
Indonesia’s reforming new president is to crack down on the rampant deforestation and peatland destruction that has made the nation the world’s third largest emitter of climate-warming carbon dioxide. Joko Widodo signalled the ...   
27/11/2014
This year may eclipse 2010 as the hottest since records began in the 19th century, a sign long-term global warming is being stoked by rising greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said. The period of January to October 2014 is already ...   

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