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20/8/2014
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. "The ...   
20/8/2014
Climate change will slash up to nine percent off the South Asian economy every year by the end of this century if the world continues on its current fossil-fuel intensive path, the Asian Development Bank warns in a new report. The human ...   
20/8/2014
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is lending his voice and support to a new short film, bringing attention to climate change and calling for federal action over carbon pollution. "We cannot sit idly by and watch the fossil fuel industry make ...   
19/8/2014
Two years ago, the home of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Fried Chicken and the Louisville Slugger received an unwelcome distinction: fastest-warming heat island in the United States. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology ...   
18/8/2014
Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs are taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and ...   
18/8/2014
Fracking the Arctic | Photo, Yale Environment 360
Among the dozens of rivers that flow unfettered through the Canadian North, the Natla and the Keele may be the most picturesque and culturally important. They are especially significant to the Dene people of the Sahtu region, which straddles the ...   
18/8/2014
Clive Palmer may have all sorts of motives but one surely is to drive Tony Abbott to distraction. As Palmer put it on Monday, after sending Joe Hockey’s chief of staff Grant Lovett on his way to do more work on budget measures, the ...   
16/8/2014
In stark contrast to their party's public stance on Capitol Hill, many Republicans privately acknowledge the scientific consensus that human activity is at least partially responsible for climate change and recognize the need to address the ...   
15/8/2014
After long focusing on fuel economy and energy production, environmentalists and scientists are now promoting a diet of more plants and less meat to slow climate change — but why?It's a problem with efficiency. Industrial farm-animal ...   
15/8/2014
When Floyd Arthur moved to California's Central Valley as a child in the mid-20th century, his migrant worker parents found water by digging just a few feet into the ground.But now, the drilling company Arthur and his son own has to bore ...   
15/8/2014
When it comes to climate change, a major part of President Barack Obama's plan is to promote ideas and solutions at state and local levels. Last month, surrounded by his task force of state, local and tribal leaders, Obama unveiled a ...   
15/8/2014
Looking to buy a house? That’s great, unless you’re in your 20s and 30s and regularly read climate reports. They tend to project dramatic changes to the climate over the next 50 years, and given that current life expectancy is hovering around 80, ...   
15/8/2014
The ancestral connections of tribal coastal communities to the ocean’s natural resources stretch back thousands of years. But growing acidification is changing oceanic conditions, putting the cultural and economic reliance of coastal tribes--a ...   
15/8/2014
Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga likened the impact of climate change on Pacific island nations to "a weapon of mass destruction" Friday, saying strong global leadership on the issue was needed. File photo taken in February 2004 shows ...   
15/8/2014
The future of community-owned green energy projects that ministers say are crucial to break the dominance of the ‘big six’ is being put at risk by the Financial Conduct Authority, according to co-operatives and the Labour ...   
13/8/2014
Not long ago, my newspaper informed me that glaciers in the western Antarctic, undermined by the warmer seas of a hotter world, were collapsing, and their disappearance “now appears to be unstoppable.” The melting of these great ice sheets would ...   
11/8/2014
For some, the irony is almost too much to bear. While Congress is eager to fund a $2 billion expedition to search for oceans beneath Europa, some 95% of Earth's oceans are unexplored. Given the role of oceans in regulating climate, and their ...   
11/8/2014
India, along with other major developing nations such as China and Brazil, could well be on its way to standing up against richer developed countries.The 18th BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) ministerial meeting on climate ...   
10/8/2014
Scientists say climate change is exacerbating toxic-algae problems in Lake Erie and across the country. They say more-intense storms are dumping heavy rains onto farm fields, causing more fertilizer runoff than in the past, and that ...   
10/8/2014
If the report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is anything to go by, a shortfall in the availability of farm and agric-related produce for consumption across the country is to be expected in the coming ...   
8/8/2014
Environmental activists who have been campaigning for three years to get New Jersey to rejoin a regional cap-and-trade system have a potent new ally: Organizing for Action, President Obama’s grassroots lobbying operation.OFA's role in the ...   
8/8/2014
Noting that response of many countries is not adequate to combat climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said time has come for “enhanced action” by developing nations.“We are at a very critical stage in our effort to ...   
8/8/2014
Noting that response of many countries is not adequate to combat climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said time has come for "enhanced action" by developing nations. "We are at a very critical stage in our effort ...   
7/8/2014
Germany is the global leader in energy efficiency while ageing power plants and inefficient ways of electricity generation and industrial practices put India at number 11 in the latest energy efficiency ranking of the world's 16 largest ...   
7/8/2014
South-east Australia is set for an “abnormally early” bushfire season, with firefighters calling for substantially more resources to tackle fires that are predicted to become fiercer and last longer in the years ahead. The New South ...   

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