CLIMATE SCIENCE

Washington Consensus on HFCs

Oct 6th, 2014 | By
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Here are two remarkably similar excerpts from two statements signed between President Barack Obama with two successive Indian Prime Ministers in Washington within a space of just a year. The first is from a statement signed on 27 September 2013 with Manmohan Singh and reads thus: “The two leaders agreed to immediately convene the India-US

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2 Bold Proposals Emerge to Change Climate Negotiations

Oct 5th, 2014 | By




Out of the ashes of the U.N. climate conference in Cancun, Mexico, in 2010 rose a stick to beat erring nations with: To avoid the worst climate impacts, the world must keep its temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius (3.8 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels. Since then, some scientists have said that goal cannot be

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Dwindling Antarctic Ice Messing With Earth’s Gravity: Blame Climate Change

Oct 5th, 2014 | By
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The Earth’s gravity is messing up and global warming appears to be responsible. The warming climate has caused massive ice loss in West Antarctica in recent years and this phenomenon has caused the Earth’s gravity to be weaker there. The findings were based on measurements made by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Gravity Field and

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Global Warming Driving Migration of Species in India

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By




Rising temperatures are forcing a huge, untold number of species to move their homes northward or climb to higher altitudes, says an alarming study. Global warming and changing rainfall patterns have resulted in shifts or extensions in species’ range in every terrain, region and ecosystem in India, the findings showed. “If it is indicative of

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Berlin to Host UN Climate Finance Summit in November

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By
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Developed and developing countries have been invited to the meeting, which will take place in Berlin on November 19-20, two weeks before high level UN climate talks start in Lima. The GCF is on record as wanting US$10 billion of backing from governments by the end of 2014, but so far it has just $2.3

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India, US Ramp up Efforts for Tackling Climate Change

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By
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PTI: Ramping up efforts to combat climate change, India and US have concluded an MoU providing for up to USD one billion in helping India’s transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient energy economy. Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama, during their summit-level talks, welcomed the firming up of the pact between the

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Cities Launch Global Alliance to Lower Carbon Emissions

Oct 1st, 2014 | By
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SciDev.Net: More than 2,000 cities have banded together in what the UN calls the largest effort by cities so far to curb their greenhouse gas emissions. The goal of the Compact of Mayors is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 454 million tonnes a year by 2020 — equivalent to the carbon dioxide emissions from 130

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World Wildlife Populations Halved in 40 Years – Report

Sep 30th, 2014 | By
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BBC News: The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society (ZSL) says in its new Living Planet Index. The report suggests populations have halved in 40 years, as new methodology gives more alarming results than in a report two years ago. The report says populations of mammals, birds,

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Despite the UN Climate Summit, Fossil Fuel Firms are Still in For the Long-term

Sep 30th, 2014 | By
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The Guardian: More than 300,000 people marched in New York a week ago, with tens of thousands more in cities across the globe. More than 120 heads of state and government convened in New York, renewing their commitment to a global climate deal to be forged next year. France pledged $1bn in climate aid to

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Faced With Existential Climate Threat, Small Island Nations Sound Climate Alarm at UN

Sep 29th, 2014 | By
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UN News Center: In their addresses to the United Nations General Assembly today, King Tupou IV of Tonga, Fijian Prime Minister Josaia V. Bainimarama, and Prime Minister Enele Sosene Sopoaga of Tuvalu, all reaffirmed their commitment to the fight against climate change and for sustainable development amid growing environmental challenges for small island developing States

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Development Sins and Climate Change

Sep 29th, 2014 | By




While the death toll has risen to 358, millions homeless, standing crops destroyed covering millions of acres of land, the floods continue to cause more losses. Though bad, the situation is not worse than that of the 2010 super flood when 20 million people were affected. When asked about flood warnings and preparedness measures, we

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Climate Not as Sensitive to Carbon Dioxide

Sep 28th, 2014 | By




The findings have generated vigorous international debate about an issue that remains a key area of uncertainty in climate ­science. The paper, published in the journal Climate Dynamics, was prepared by US climate scientist Judith Curry and climate ­researcher Nic Lewis. Dr Curry said the sensitivity of climate to increasing concentrations of CO2 was at

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Climate Change: More Disasters Needed to Motivate Individual Behavior Change?

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
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Over 310,000 people marched last Sunday to call for action on climate change. ThePeople’s Climate March aimed to press policymakers that would meet two days later at the UN Climate Summit, a preparation for the next Conference of the Parties(COP). Hundreds of thousands showing that despite of political slow action, awareness on climate change has

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How Did Leaders Respond to the People’s Climate March?

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
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About 400,000 people went to the streets on September 21st to ask for real action to address climate change. It was the greatest climate march in history. The UN Climate Summit organized by Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon took place two days later with the participation of 100 heads of state and 800 leaders from business. How did this Summit react

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The UN Climate Summit Reveals India’s Hypocrisy on Saving Forests

Sep 26th, 2014 | By
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The Guardian: On Tuesday, India’s minister for environment, forests, and climate change, Prakash Javadekar, scoffed at the idea of the country reducing emissions to counter climate change. He held the US chiefly responsible for the climate crisis, and therefore it had to bear the responsibility for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. That has been India’s position

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It’s Time to Recognise Threats of Climate Change

Sep 26th, 2014 | By




Prime Minister Sushil Koirala brought the attention of world leaders to the climate change impacts faced by Nepal and other Least Developed Countries (LDC)  during his address to the UN Climate Change Summit-2014 in New York on Tuesday. Noting that Nepal is the fifth most vulnerable country in terms of climate change, Koirala gave an

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Ice Melt Dilutes Arctic Sea’s CO2 Clean-up Role

Sep 26th, 2014 | By
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Climate News Network: The Arctic ice cap has just passed its summer minimum – and it’s the sixth lowest measure of sea ice recorded since 1978, according to scientists at the US space agency NASA. For three decades, the shrinking Arctic ice – and the growing area of clear blue water exposed each summer – has

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Clean Urban Transport Can Drive Emissions Cuts

Sep 24th, 2014 | By
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Climate News Network: Here’s a way to save $100 trillion and stop 1,700 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from getting into the atmosphere every year by 2050: cycle, walk or take public transport. A new report by the University of California Davis and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) estimates that such a

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Global Summit: Youth’s Role in Combating Climate Change Stressed

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By
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The Express Tribune: Environmental experts have stressed urgent action and the youth’s involvement to cope with the effects of climate change. They were speaking at the Climate Summit Pakistan on Monday for a consultative session organised by the COMSATS Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD) and the United Nations in the run up to the

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New Momentum Needed to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By
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Twenty-two years after the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change was adopted in a bid to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, CO2 emissions continue to rise as international negotiations over how to implement reductions in the discharge of climate-changing gases drag on. On Tuesday, world leaders will assemble in New York

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Record CO2 Levels Fuel Urgent Calls for Emissions Cuts

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
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Climate News Network: Global carbon dioxide emissions will this year reach a new record as power stations, cars, buses, trains, aircraft, tractors, factories, farms and cement works continue to burn fossil fuels − releasing an estimated 40 billion tonnes of the greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. And the world’s chances of limiting global average surface warming

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World on Course to Overshoot 2 Degrees Target: Study

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
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As world leaders prepare to meet in New Yorkto reinvigorate global efforts to tackle climate change, a new study shows carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit record levels. Again. The Global Carbon Project’s (GCP) annual report warns that if emissions continue to climb, the world will soon pass the point at which it’s likely global

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A Himalayan Disaster Awaits India

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By




Many of the 200-odd glacial lakes in Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan are unstable and, in the event of an earthquake in the Himalayas, could burst and cause catastrophe in northern and eastern India. Celebrated mountain climber Maya Sherpa and Nepali environmentalist Kunda Dixit, while sounding this alarm, said that the lakes have been formed by

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Panama Breaking New Ground on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Sep 21st, 2014 | By
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UNEP News Center: Environmental sustainability is gaining traction on Panama’s political agenda. The announcement of the upgrade of the National Environmental Authority (ANAM) to ministerial status is being followed by a public debate on how to better integrate environmental considerations into public policies. With presence in Panama since 2007, UNEP, as the leading global environmental authority,

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Climate Change: Major Global Shift to Public Transport Can Cut Emissions by 40%

Sep 21st, 2014 | By
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A shift from car-centric transport to one based on public transport, walking and cycling can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 1542 megatonnes (1700 megatons) by 2050. This amounts to a 40% reduction in emissions from the business-as-usual scenario, which can go up to 55% reductions when fuel economy contributions are added. Besides

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Worlds Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal

Sep 18th, 2014 | By
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UNEP News Center: Days before UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convenes the Climate Summit at the United Nations to spur climate action and facilitate a global climate agreement in 2015, more than 340 global institutional investors representing over $24 trillion in assets have called on government leaders to provide stable, reliable and economically meaningful carbon pricing that

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REDD+ Needs to Protect Forests and Boost Rural Development

Sep 18th, 2014 | By
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Under the UN climate treaty REDD+ (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) involves reducing greenhouse gas emissions by protecting forests in developing countries and providing finance to make it possible. Tropical deforestation and degradation is estimated to be responsible for roughly 15% of global emissions. Making REDD+ work on the ground is challenging. Careful

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REDD+ Progress is Possible — Just Look at Indonesia

Sep 17th, 2014 | By
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SciDev.Net: In the global drive to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, REDD+ transactions have become prominent. REDD+ stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation plus safeguards, such as transparent governance and respect for indigenous peoples’ rights and knowledge. REDD+ transactions agree ways for governments, communities and private entities to reward each other for storing carbon in tropical forests and

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Climate Change Remedies ‘Affordable’, Says Global Body

Sep 16th, 2014 | By
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BBC: The body, a group of chief executives, former prime ministers and finance ministers, argues the cost of tackling climate change is modest. Its report says adding 5% to the $6 trillion (£3.7tn; 4.6tn euros) a year due to be spent on power and transport projects could buy clean technology. Critics say the report is

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Old Climate Change Formula no Longer Exists, Say Scientists

Sep 16th, 2014 | By
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IANS: The traditional formula on climate change that says that regions that have a moist climate will experience additional rainfall is no longer valid, scientists say. The old formula that dry gets drier and wet gets wetter (DDWW) is less universally valid than previously assumed, stressed a team of climate researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute

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Kedarnath to Kashmir, The Tragedy of Development

Sep 16th, 2014 | By
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This week’s flood in Kashmir, the worst in half a century, has left a trail of devastation so extensive that from the aerial pictures it is hard to imagine there was ever life below the watery landscape. With river embankments breached, agriculture eroded, cities flooded, roads and bridges washed away, the flood was too devastating

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UN Climate Summit Set for Major Carbon Pricing Announcement

Sep 14th, 2014 | By
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The huge number of countries and businesses interested in pricing carbon will become clear at the UN’s forthcoming climate summit, according to a senior World Bank official. Rachel Kyte, the bank’s special envoy for climate change, said the meeting will see a number of states, regions and businesses announcing plans to factor in the costs

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‘Himachal Pradesh Keen on Green Growth, Sustainable Development’

Sep 14th, 2014 | By




Times News Network: Himachal Pradesh has embarked on the path of green growth and sustainable development, keeping in view its location in the fragile western Himalayan region and the need to undertake development without disturbing the delicate ecological balance.This was stated by Himachal Pradesh chief secretary P Mitra while addressing a brainstorming session on “Green growth

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New Collaboration Launched to Restore the World’s Forests

Sep 13th, 2014 | By
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UNEP News Center: Efforts to combat climate change and improve livelihoods by restoring forest lands continue to build momentum. A new collaboration is being launched between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to restore at least 150 million hectares of forest landscapes by 2020, leading up to

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Ozone Layer Showing Signs of Recovery: UN

Sep 13th, 2014 | By
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The Hindu: The Earth’s protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances, the latest assessment by scientists across the world has said. According to the assessment, carried out by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO),

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Pakistan-India Monsoon Floods: Averting Future Disasters

Sep 13th, 2014 | By
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It makes these annual disasters all the more tragic that for most of the year both countries have little rain. Yet after leaving more than 450 dead and a swathe of destruction on both sides of the border, much of the water dumped on the Kashmir and Punjab regions in the past 10 days will

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Climate Change and the SDGs: Where Do We Go From Here?

Sep 11th, 2014 | By
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In less than two weeks, world leaders will travel to New York for the U.N. secretary-general’s widely anticipated climate summit. On Sept. 23, they will have a unique opportunity to take stock of the latest warnings about climate change, and commit to work harder than ever to tackle rising emissions and growing climate impacts. At

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As Climate Change Debate Heats Up, UN Experts Warn ‘We Are Running Out of Time’

Sep 10th, 2014 | By
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UN News Center: The United Nations weather agency today voiced concerns over the surge of carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, which has reached a new record high in 2013, amid worrying sings that oceans and biosphere seem unable to soak up emissions as quickly as they used to. According to the World Meteorological Organization

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Ocean Acidification and GHGs Hit Record Levels

Sep 9th, 2014 | By
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Climate News Network: The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) reports that the amounts of atmospheric greenhouse gases reached a new high in 2013, driven by rapidly rising levels of carbon dioxide. The news is consistent with trends in fossil fuel consumption. But what comes as more of a surprise is the WMO’s revelation that the current rate

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What Are the Implications of Climate Change for Agriculture?

Sep 9th, 2014 | By
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According to an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change briefing Understanding Climate Science: Climate Change Implications for Agriculture without adaptation, climate change is projected to reduce production for local temperature increases of 2°C or more (above late-20th-century levels) up to 2050, although individual locations may benefit. After 2050, the risk of more severe yield impacts increases

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The World Is Falling Behind In Its Goal Of Limiting Warming To 2°C, Report Finds

Sep 9th, 2014 | By
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Meeting a goal of limiting warming to 2°C is becoming increasingly difficult as the world falls behind in implementing needed carbon reduction policies, according to a new report. The sixth annual Low Carbon Economy Index, published by PwC, examined what progress different countries have made in reducing carbon intensity, or the ratio of emissions produced to

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To Be Counted During Paris Summit, India Must Cut its Carbon Footprint

Sep 8th, 2014 | By




Former Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh set a cat among the pigeons, in his inimitable style, at a recent national conference on climate and sustainable development at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai. He asserted that India would be “the last man standing at Paris”, referring to the United Nations climate negotiations

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No Lessons Learnt in Flood-hit Pakistan

Sep 8th, 2014 | By
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Dawn: Recent monsoon rains and the destruction they have left in their wake in major cities of Punjab provide a grim picture of the inability of urban settlements to cope with intense downpours in a warming world. The television footage showed torrents of water gushing into homes, of people wading in at least four feet of

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Experts Call For Out-of-box Climate Solutions

Sep 8th, 2014 | By




Times News Network: India is a country that’s most vulnerable to climate change due to its unique geographical position and burgeoning population, warned former Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh. Speaking at a seminar on ‘Global Warming—Its Cause & Effect on Economy’ here Saturday evening, Ramesh said development and high GDP growth can go hand in

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Development Disturbing Islamabad’s Ecology, Say Experts

Sep 5th, 2014 | By
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APP: Environmentalists claim Pakistan is already among the top ten countries where unusual weather patterns are making major environment impacts, and the situation might further deteriorate in the coming years if attention was not paid to issues related to climate change. An environmentalist at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Kashif Salik, said the capital’s environment

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China, India Take a Pass on UN Climate Summit

Sep 5th, 2014 | By




Discovery News: Effectively putting the kibosh on a global agreement this year on climate change, the Chinese and Indian heads of state announced recently they won’t attend a Sept. 23 United Nations meeting on global warming. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently confirmed they won’t join the gathering of world

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Hot and Getting Hotter? UN Agency Presents ‘Imaginary But Realistic’ Weather Forecasts for 2050

Sep 4th, 2014 | By
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n a fresh effort to generate fervor for a far-reaching new global climate agreement, a U.N. agency is releasing videos featuring “imaginary but realistic” weather reports set in 2050, to illustrate the type of extreme conditions it predicts we will face by mid-century. But the first video in the series of 15 to be rolled

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Peru Env’ Min Says Financing Should be Key Issue in COP20 Draft Text

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By
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Peru’s Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal encouraged COP 20 parties to pay special attention when discussing climate financing as it is important to included in the draft text of the 2015 agreement to be signed in Paris, France. Peru views the issue of financing as critical and “including financing in the draft is definitely the objective,”

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New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By
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UNEP News Center: Today, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the GEO SIDS Outlook, part of its flagship Global Environment Outlook (GEO) series. The report, based on the findings of a broad range of SIDS scientists, experts and policy makers, provides four integrated themes for action to support SIDS become the environmental economies of the future – building

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Nearly Half the World’s Trash Is Burned, and That’s Worsening Climate Change

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By
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Nearly half the world’s trash is burned in the open, spewing pollutants into the atmosphere that contribute to climate change and affect human health, according to a new study. Since such burning is largely unregulated and unreported, emissions of some pollutants have been underestimated by as much as 40 percent, said the researchers, who published their findings in the

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China Could Launch National Carbon Market in 2016

Sep 1st, 2014 | By
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The market, once launched, will be the biggest in the world. China currently emits almost 30% of global emissions. The government is currently finalising rules for the scheme, which will harness the experience of the seven regional pilot markets already operating across the country, Reuters reports. “We will send over the national market regulations to the State Council

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On Climate Change, Much Work is Needed to Save Our Globe

Sep 1st, 2014 | By




A crack in a house’s foundation, if not repaired, can continue to grow, ultimately destabilizing the structure and rendering it uninhabitable. Its occupants must then move to another home. But the world’s population cannot move somewhere else. Houses, while not cheap, are replaceable; our planet is not. Climate change, as we have known for years,

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Climate Change: Bhutan Farms Face Growing Dangers

Aug 31st, 2014 | By
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One of the most picturesque scenes from Bhutan is that of the snow-fed Phochu (male river) and Mochu (female river) merging to form the Punatsangchu. Thousands of padi farmers live in the fertile Punakha-Wangdue Phodrang valley, the rice bowl of western Bhutan. The peaceful, rustic image it presents is postcard pretty, but it also belies

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Help Small Island States Win Their Battle Against Climate Change

Aug 29th, 2014 | By
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The Guardian: Many of the planet’s most prized destinations, places considered exquisite and idyllic, where nature seems bountiful and people appear at ease, are under threat. In less than a decade, climate change-induced sea level rise could force thousands of people to migrate from some of the world’s 52 small island developing states (Sids). How

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Committed Carbon Emissions are Rising Fast

Aug 28th, 2014 | By
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Challenging news for those climate campaigners who believe that renewable sources of energy are on the increase: they may be, but so are carbon dioxide emissions. Steven Davis of the University of California, Irvine and Robert Socolow of Princeton University in the US report in the journal Environmental Research Letters that existing power plants will emit 300 billion tons of

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Climate Crisis Connects Us, Climate Justice Demands Unity

Aug 27th, 2014 | By
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What do rigged corporate trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Treaty, an international climate agreement to be signed in 2015, have in common? They are both tools being pushed by the power elite to rip away our hopes for democracy and to commodify all things to monetize them for profit. It is

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Africa: Higher Profile for Climate Change in New SDGs

Aug 27th, 2014 | By




Following months of lobbying by poor island states and NGOs, action on climate change is to be a stand-alone goal among the 17 newly agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, a successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expire at the end of 2015, are to be formally adopted at the 69th session

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6 Ways Climate Change Threatens Health – and One Way it Probably Doesn’t

Aug 26th, 2014 | By
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And while global warming may mean fewer cold-related deaths in some parts of the world, it is also set to spread exotic diseases to new areas. A major study in the Lancet described climate change as “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century”. The World Health Organization is hosting a global conference on the links between climate

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Small Island States, Facing Rising Seas, Seek Economic Overhaul

Aug 25th, 2014 | By
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Reuters: Small island states facing a “frightening” rise in sea levels will seek investments in everything from solar energy to fisheries to boost their economies at a U.N. summit next week. Leaders will meet in Samoa in the Pacific from Sept. 1-4 to drum up partnerships with companies, development banks and donors on projects that bring in

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No Time to Lose

Aug 25th, 2014 | By
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Republica: In recent weeks, Nepal has confronted alarming floods and landslides. These extreme events have taken hundreds of lives and displaced thousands of others in Tarai and hills. The country continues to face heavy and erratic rainfall, signifying more risks ahead. The distorted monsoon pattern has left many people in a lurch. Given its topography, Nepal already

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