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Source: Washington Post
Greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere reached another grim milestone earlier this year as carbon dioxide levels surpassed the symbolic threshold of 400 parts per million across much of the planet, the premier global...
November 6, 2015 Climate Change Signal Emerges from the WeatherSource: Scientific America
From Hawaii’s flurry of hurricanes, to record high sea ice in Antarctica, and a heat wave that cooked the Australian Open like shrimp on a barbie, 2014 saw some wild weather. How much of that was tied to climate change is what...
November 6, 2015 World only half way to meeting emissions target with current pledgesSource: The Guardian
Governments will need to increase efforts to limit carbon emissions in order to stop climate change, says UN report ahead of Paris summit
November 6, 2015 Half of Weather Disasters Linked to Climate ChangeSource: National Geographic
From a deadly snowstorm in Nepal to a heat wave in Argentina that crashed power supplies, at least 14 extreme weather events last year bore the fingerprints of human-induced climate change, an international team of scientists...
November 6, 2015 Exxon Mobil Investigated in New York Over Possible Lies on ClimateSource: NY Times
The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how those risks might hurt the oil...
At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held
November 5, 2015 Saudi Wells Running Dry — of Water — Spell End of Desert WheatSource: Bloomberg
Despite torrid weather and virtually no rain, the world’s largest oil producer once grew so much of the grain that its exports could feed Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Yemen.
November 5, 2015 Can UN climate talks catch up with the real world?
BARCELONA– While companies and citizens find ways to cope with climate change on the ground and push governments to swap fossil fuels for clean energy, officials negotiating a U.N. deal to curb global warming often appear stuck...
Source: Wall Street Journal
The fight over how to pay for a global transition to renewable energy is weighing on this year’s international climate talks, with poorer countries unsatisfied with the efforts of highly industrialized nations to help them combat...
November 4, 2015 Wind and Solar Boost Cost-Competitiveness vs. Fossil Fuels
achrnews.com - LONDON and NEW YORK- This year has brought a significant shift in the generating cost comparison between renewable energy and fossil fuels, according to an analysis by technology and region published by Bloomberg...
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