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August 11, 2014 Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

Source: Capital Journal

The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. estimates didn’t take into account that the...

August 11, 2014 California Drought Transforms Global Food Market

Source: Bloomberg

For more than 70 years, Fred Starrh’s family was among the most prominent cotton growers in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Then shifting global markets and rising water prices told him that wouldn’t work anymore

August 8, 2014 Rise of “extremely hot” days: See how global warming’s going to make your summer hell

Source: Salon

Climate Central, which has previously highlighted the way that summers, on average, are getting hotter, is now focusing on those special days when the temperature rises way above what we’re used to — a rarity that, they...

August 8, 2014 Humans Responsible for Drastic Climatic Changes: Prof

NewsMaine - Tim Naish, Director of the Antarctic Research Centre and an author for îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), said it is very clear that climate around us is becoming warmer day by day and we...

August 8, 2014 We have until 2050 to cut emissions, says U.N. draft

Source: Tech Times

If humanity is to escape the worst effects of the global warming already being felt on every continent, we must by mid-century achieve deep reductions of greenhouse gas emissions of 40 to 70 percent, a United Nations report says.

August 7, 2014 African negotiators urge U.S. leadership for U.N. climate deal

Reuters - one negotiator told a small group of reporters convened by the îWorld Resources Instituteî (WRI), an environmental research group. "As an African, there are no clean emissions or dirty emissions. Whether...

August 7, 2014 Into The Storm: Rising Risks Of Big Tornado Outbreaks ‘Suggest A Climate Change Signal’

Source: Think Progress

A new study provides some of the first documented evidence that the risk of big, concentrated tornado outbreaks is on the rise. The lead author, Florida State tornado expert James Elsner, told me, “I think our results suggest a...

August 7, 2014 For most of us, global warming has become ‘normal’ climate

Source: Reuters

Global warming has been going on for so long that most people were not even born the last time the Earth was cooler than average in 1985 in a shift that is altering perceptions of a “normal” climate, scientists said. Decades of...

August 6, 2014 Africa: Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?

Source: All Africa

The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be "It's complicated," according to Clionadh Raleigh. Director of the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, Raleigh thinks...

August 6, 2014 10 ways technology is fighting climate change

TechRepublic - The report was done by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, a United Nations group that summarizes the effects of climate change every so often. The year 2013 is tied with 2003 as the fourth...

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