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October 16, 2014 Climate Change an 'Immediate Risk,' Pentagon SaysSource: Live Science
The U.S. Department of Defense released a new report this week that says climate change poses an "immediate risk to national security." The so-called road map is designed to help the military navigate and prepare for increasing...
October 5, 2014 Five lessons from the floods 2014
TNS - In its fifth assessment report, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) has strengthened its assessment that extreme rainfall will be a feature of climate change as weather patterns shift across...
September 30, 2014 Solar power could be world’s main energy source by 2050Source: Fortune
By mid-century, the sun could be the largest source of energy and help reign in global warming by preventing the release of billions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report from the International Energy...
September 30, 2014 Human-Caused Climate Change Worsened Heat Waves in 2013, Study SaysSource: National Geographic
A new report attributes heat waves around the world in 2013 to human-caused climate change, but finds the link between climate change and other extreme weather events—including the California drought—to be much less certain.
September 23, 2014 Study says natural factors, not humans, behind West Coast warmingSource: Seattle Times
The rise in temperatures along the West Coast over the past century is almost entirely due to natural forces — not human emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a major new study. But that doesn’t refute the idea that humans...
September 23, 2014 Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study WarnsSource: US News
Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks.
September 23, 2014 Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change?Source: Guardiab (UK)
As heads of state from David Cameron to Barack Obama meet in New York for a UN climate summit hosted by Ban Ki-moon, expectations are high for bold commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Use this interactive, in-depth...
September 17, 2014 Ditching Cars for Buses, Bikes Best Way to Cut City PollutionSource: Scientific America
LONDON- Encouraging people to abandon their cars and use public transport or walk or cycle around cities offers the "least pain, most gain" way to cut air pollution from traffic by 2050, a new international study said on...
September 17, 2014 Climate Report Details Flood Risk to Sites in WashingtonSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital is likely to see record flooding by 2050, putting about $7 billion worth of property, three military bases and parts of the National Mall at risk as a result of climate change that is raising sea...
September 16, 2014 It's clear that prosperity and climate change action can go hand in handSource: Guardian (UK)
The link between economic growth and action to reduce the risks of climate change is the focus of the New Climate Economy report issued on Tuesday. Its credentials are impressive and its findings emphatic.
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