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March 10, 2014 New Ozone-Destroying Chemicals, Which Are Also Potent GHGs, Found in Atmosphere

Source: Inside Climate News

Dozens of mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals may be undermining the recovery of the giant ozone hole over Antarctica, researchers have revealed. The chemicals, which are also extremely potent greenhouse gases, may be leaking...

March 10, 2014 Cut the 'weirdo words' and put a human face on climate change, says UN chief

The Carbon Brief - and the production of the bumper science reports from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) have "reached the conclusion that we're just not communicating properly" she told...

March 10, 2014 Investors Demand Climate Change Action From Corporate Boards

Daily Finance - As Danielle Fugere, President & Chief Counsel of îAs You Sowî, writes in the Proxy Preview: This is a moment in time when leading fossil fuel companies can make a decision to end or reduce...

March 10, 2014 Who pressed the pause button?

Source: The Economist

BETWEEN 1998 and 2013, the Earth’s surface temperature rose at a rate of 0.04°C a decade, far slower than the 0.18°C increase in the 1990s. Meanwhile, emissions of carbon dioxide (which would be expected to push temperatures up)...

March 7, 2014 Warming Europe set for downpours and droughts

THE CONVERSATION - The three year climate study by 27 different institutions reveals the continent could see average temperatures rise by 1 to 5C by the end of the century - higher than calculations made by the United...

March 7, 2014 Trailblazing power plant is first to bury its carbon

Source: new Scientist

A coal-fired power station in Canada is launching carbon capture and storage on a commercial scale. Could this make burning fossil fuels guilt-free? RISING above the endless plains of Saskatchewan, Canada's Boundary Dam power...

March 7, 2014 Businesses Should Stand Up to Climate Change Deniers

Source: Huff Post

I'm enormously impressed with Apple CEO Tim Cook for his strong words on climate change deniers, and demanding business should have benefits for people and the planet, beyond just profit. Conservative think tank the National...

March 7, 2014 Infrastructure threatened by climate change poses a 'national crisis'

Source: E&E

The nation's aging infrastructure makes up an interconnected web of systems that are alarmingly vulnerable to the shocks of climate change, according to a report released today that will inform the National Climate Assessment, to...

March 7, 2014 House advances bill curbing EPA power plant emission limits


WASHINGTON - A bill to curb the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to set limits on carbon emissions from power plants cleared a hurdle in the U.S. House on Thursday but faces bleak prospects of becoming law. The...

March 7, 2014 Possible El Niño could make next winter a wet one in California

Source: The Examiner

Even if this rainy season does little to end California’s drought – 2013 had the lowest precipitation in the state’s recorded history – next winter might do the trick. Rain storms have drenched much of the Bay Area in recent...

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