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June 14, 2012 Scientists urge Rio moves on population and consumptionSource: BBC News
More than 100 science academies around the world have called on world leaders to take action on population and consumption at the Rio+20 summit.
June 13, 2012 US set for more forest firesSource: TG Daily
Wildfires are expected to become increasingly common across the US and Europe over the next 30 years as climate change raises temperatures.
June 13, 2012 Sustainability Overtaking Climate Change?Source: Energy AOL
Forget "climate change" and grand master plans. Focus on "sustainability" and accountability. Twenty years after world leaders met for the first Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero, the global plans envisioned to limit human damage to...
The national campaign against carbon pricing intensified today with news the scheme was largely responsible for the steep rise in NSW electricity prices.
June 13, 2012 Diesel exhaust causes cancer, warns WHOSource: Times of India
World Health Organisation's (WHO) cancer research agency classified diesel engine exhaust as cancer-causing on Tuesday, and urged action to reduce human exposure to it.
The European Union may soften a planned energy efficiency law and drop references in that legislation to withdrawing permits from the bloc’s carbon market, according to EU officials. Representatives of national governments and...
June 12, 2012 No change in climate talksSource: Times live
Twenty years ago, a burst of sunny optimism radiated from Rio de Janeiro as world leaders staged a meeting that would prove pivotal
June 12, 2012 Warming Will Unlock Carbon in Forests, Study WarnsSource: NY Times Blog
Climate scientists have long been concerned about the possibility that warming temperatures will speed changes on the earth’s surface that will in turn accelerate global warming. The best illustration of such a feedback loop...
June 12, 2012 Group Warns of Trade War Over Europe Carbon ChargeSource: ABC News
The global aviation industry group warned Tuesday that governments might be moving toward a trade war over Europe's carbon charges on airlines and appealed for a negotiated settlement.
China's carbon emissions could be nearly 20 percent higher than previously thought, a new analysis of official Chinese data showed on Sunday, suggesting the pace of global climate change could be even faster than currently...
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