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change and the environment aren't likely to be the dominant factors swaying midterm races across the country next month.
That's according to recent polls gauging voters' priorities when they head to the polls on Election Day. It ...
She’s as green as they come.
Shenna Bellows, the Democrat running for Senate in Maine, proudly touts her environmental credentials. She rails against emissions-intensive oil sands from Canada, would tighten EPA regulations on greenhouse ...
As she planned her run for the Florida House of Representatives this year, Kristin Jacobs told her team that she wanted her campaign to address the effects of climate
change. Her advisers were initially skeptical, noting that voters typically ...
A European deal on curbing carbon emissions yielded a rare concrete input Friday to UN climate
talks, but did little to ease frustration among negotiators demanding progress on a global pact in Bonn.Sealed at a hard-fought summit in ...
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate
change. So why is Terri Lynn Land ...
Drought conditions in the Pacific Northwest aren’t letting up. In fact, the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency forecasts that while there may be some improvement in Nevada and Arizona, the lack of rain will likely continue through the winter ...
The 2014 elections have been a dispiriting affair, replete with Democratic skittishness about the major legislative achievement known as Obamacare and wretched GOP demagoguery about Ebola and the border. But despite all this, and even if Dems ...
At least twice in a normal year, the Biscayne Bay rises to swamp the streets of this fashionable resort town in an event known as the “king tide.” Water spills over seawalls and gurgles up through storm drains in what scientists say is a preview ...
The Pentagon released a landmark report yesterday declaring climate
change an "immediate risk" to national
security and outlining how it intends to protect bases, prepare for humanitarian disasters and plan for global conflicts.
Adapting to climate
change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date. Extreme weather events and EU policies were the most common reasons ...
The Pentagon on Monday released a report asserting decisively that climate
change poses an immediate threat to national
security, with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages. It also predicted rising ...
Global warming is changing the way the US trains for and goes to war – affecting war games, weapons systems, training exercises, and military installations – according to the Pentagon.
The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, will tell a ...
Billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer is spending $50 million of his own money to make climate
change a defining issue
in the 2014 midterm elections. That, according to New York Times columnist David Brooks, is just ...
The Pentagon is integrating climate
change threats into all of its "plans, operations, and training" across the entire Defense Department, signaling a comprehensive attempt to tackle the impacts of global warming.
In a 20-page Climate
The collective of the four advanced developing countries, BASIC, Brazil, South Africa, India and China, has stressed that the global effort to tackle climate
change must focus on adapting to climate
as well as reducing emissions. "Adaptation ...
Hollywood Director James Cameron won a 2014 non-fiction EMMY for the TV documentary, Years of Living Dangerously that he produced. With celebrity hosts, the series covered the globe and laid out the gravity of climate
change. The series is now ...
Agricultural losses are no longer the most visible effect of the drought plaguing Brazil's most developed region. Now the energy crisis and the threat of water shortages in the city of SÃ£o Paulo are painful reminders of just how dependent ...
As I have said before, the GOP position on climate
is unstable, both intellectually and politically. You can`t credibly deny the science at this point, but if you accept it, "do nothing about it" is an incoherent response. They`ve only gotten ...
Fewer than half of American states are working to protect themselves from climate
change, despite more detailed warnings from scientists that communities are already being damaged, according to a new online clearinghouse of states’ efforts ...
Advances in climate
change science could be creating a huge legal liability for major Canadian energy companies, especially from foreign judgments being enforced locally, a new study suggests.
The study, released Thursday from the ...
The ongoing, intense drought in California; the nonstop storms that left parts of Great Britain waterlogged all winter; the bitter winter cold in the eastern U.S. -- these are just some of the extreme weather events from this year that could be ...
With the adverse impacts of climate
change becoming more evident and the recent spate of extreme weather events, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is actively considering reviving the high level advisory panel to coordinate national
efforts to assess, ...
What are the real threats of climate
change to this region?
Earlier this year, hundreds of scientists put out what is the most comprehensive summary of climate
impacts in this country, something called national climate
assessment. It ...
The Singapore-flagged tanker BW Zambesi set sail with little fanfare from the port of Galveston, Tex., on July 30, loaded with crude oil destined for South Korea. But though it left inauspiciously, the ship's launch was another critical turning ...
Hidden heat Previous estimates of global ocean warming have been significantly underestimated due to historically sparse temperature data from the Southern Ocean, new research has found.
The study, led by Australian oceanographer Dr Paul ...