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24/7/2014
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and Senator James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma are among the most vocal Republican skeptics of the science that burning fossil fuels contributes to global warming, but a new study to be released Thursday found that their states ...   
24/7/2014
Are the forest fires ripping through British Columbia’s vast stands of beetle-killed forests on the parched Interior plateau a portent of the growing economic consequences of impending climate change? There’s compelling evidence they ...   
24/7/2014
A generation ago Jimmy Carter was in the White House, donning sweaters and telling Americans to turn down the thermostat. In the 35 years since, global emissions have almost doubled, from 18 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide a year in 1980 to ...   
24/7/2014
The government will spend two years looking for a new site to store nuclear waste from power stations, industry and submarines, it was announced today. A new long term plan to find a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) has ...   
24/7/2014
Twenty new coal mine projects by state-run Coal India, planned with annual capacity of 52 million tonnes (46 million tons), have been delayed by difficulties acquiring land and environmental clearances, the coal minister said on Thursday, ...   
24/7/2014
Better utilization of its vast areas of pasturelands could enable Brazil to dramatically boost agricultural production without the need to clear another hectare of Amazon rainforest, cerrado, or Atlantic forest, argues a new study published in ...   
24/7/2014
Coal will remain a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe unless UK and EU policymakers take urgent action, campaign group Sandbag has warned today. The group's new report warns that while rising levels of renewables capacity ...   
24/7/2014
An overwhelming majority of California residents support the state's mandate for reducing heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions, so long as they do not bear the higher costs of cleaner energy themselves, a new public opinion poll ...   
24/7/2014
A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding of large-scale low-carbon installations from wind and solar farms to biomass-burning power ...   
24/7/2014
Renewable energy projects such as wind, solar power and geothermal energy developments will each year have to compete for a share of £205m under the UK's new clean energy subsidy regime, the government revealed today. But the solar power ...   
24/7/2014
Over the next two years, countries will draw up a framework that will shape the responses of the poorest countries to climate-caused catastrophes. This process is a crucial one for vulnerable nations, as it will essentially shape how ...   
23/7/2014
A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said Wednesday. South Georgia island's Antarctic fur seal pups have a lower ...   
23/7/2014
Naegleria fowleri is a brain eating amoeba that earns itself national attention at least once a year after infecting an unsuspecting swimmer during the summer season. Now researchers are saying that with rising global temperatures, the prevalence ...   
23/7/2014
After a string of fiery oil train accidents in recent months, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Wednesday proposed new rules seeking to address safety concerns over the increasing use of rail to transport crude oil. The ...   
23/7/2014
Nearly 100 people were killed in the Philippines last week when Typhoon Rammasun roared through, raising doubts about efforts to end the heavy tolls from storms that are only expected to get more intense as the global climate ...   
23/7/2014
Operators of the Turkey Point nuclear plant near Miami have received federal permission to run their cooling system above the old 100 degree limit. The decision is meant to combat algae growth and rising temperature in cooling canals, but ...   
23/7/2014
The international community is failing to take advantage of a potent opportunity to counter climate change by strengthening local land tenure rights and laws worldwide, new data suggests. In what researchers say is the most detailed ...   
23/7/2014
Greenhouse gas emissions from burning and extracting coal, oil and natural gas drive climate change, and as communities feel the effects of a warming world -- rising seas, burning forests and withering crops -- communities' pocketbooks take a ...   
23/7/2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced details Wednesday of a proposal to make crude oil transportation safer, in a bid to prevent more derailments and the threats that accompany them.The proposal would phase out older DOT ...   
23/7/2014
The U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts are not ready for the increased flooding and stronger storms that are expected from climate change, scientists say. The National Research Council report, released today, warns that the past few years ...   
23/7/2014
With all the attention given to every nuance of climate data, areas of research that would have never attracted much public interest sometimes find themselves in the spotlight. So it is with the process of measuring sea ice cover. People pay ...   
23/7/2014
The National Research Council, the nation’s top independent science advisory body, has issued “Reducing Coastal Risks on the East and Gulf Coasts” — a smart report that should be read by anyone — particularly elected officials — in a coastal ...   
23/7/2014
Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that ...   
23/7/2014
A diverse group of researchers in fields from urban planning to infectious disease will come together in Brisbane today to talk about the risks to health from climate change. The group has been brought out by the Australian Academy of ...   
23/7/2014
New research confirms that human activity is causing sea levels to rise beyond natural fluctuation. A Colorado University study is the first to take Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), the natural rise and fall in sea levels over time, ...   

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