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March 27, 2013 New York State Sees Climate Change as Risk to BondholdersSource: Bloomberg
New York is listing climate change as a risk for bondholders after Hurricane Sandy caused more than $40 billion in damage in the state and Governor Andrew Cuomo said better preparations are needed.
March 27, 2013 Are volcanoes reducing global warming'
Ogden Standard-Examiner - The chair of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, Dr R K Pachauri, was reported in The Australian on February 22 as having acknowledged âa 17-year pause in global...
Climate scientists have linked the massive snowstorms and bitter spring weather now being experienced across Britain and large parts of Europe and North America to the dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice.
March 26, 2013 Did climate change cause the Syrian uprising?Source: Christian Science Monitor
Climate change played a role in the Syrian uprising, according to a new study. Due to the devastating drought and subsequent lack of food and water in rural areas, hundreds of thousands fled to the cities, where existing problems...
March 26, 2013 World's oceans are getting warmer, fasterSource: Carbon Brief.org
When looking at how global temperatures have changed, it's easy to focus on the atmosphere. But as a new paper shows, we should be looking at the oceans too - and the deep ocean in particular. Over the last half century, new data...
Source: NBC News
Hurricane Sandy last year pushed the issue of climate change higher on the nation’s agenda. President Barack Obama indicated in his inaugural address and his State of the Union address that climate policy would be a priority for...
Mother Nature Network - In 2007, the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) predicted that global warming could cause sea levels to rise between 7 and 23 inches by the...
March 25, 2013 PROMISES, PROMISES: Hopes on climate change action may fall short again in Obama’s new termSource: Washington Post
Slowing the buildup of greenhouse gases responsible for warming the planet is one of the biggest challenges the United States and President Barack Obama face. The effects of rising global temperatures are widespread and costly:...
Fewer United Nations climate summits and more incentives through carbon pricing could speed up international efforts to slow the pace of global warming, a draft European Commission paper seen by Reuters says.
March 22, 2013 The 15 best carbon calculators
Mother Nature Network - Online carbon calculators for individuals or households îConservation Internationalî: Short calculator that factors in living conditions, automobile information and air travel. Not in-depth but...
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