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April 12, 2014 "Years of Living Dangerously": James Cameron, Matt Damon, Harrison Ford in TV Climate Change Series

Democracy Now! - The latest îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî report last week made clear climate change is hitting every part of the world, every continent, and weâre not doing a very good job of...

April 12, 2014 UN: greenhouse gas emissions nearly doubled in first decade of 21st century

Source: The Guardian

Greenhouse gas emissions grew nearly twice as fast over the past decade as in the previous 30 years, bringing the world closer to warming that will bring dramatic and dangerous changes to the climate, according to a leaked draft...

April 11, 2014 China Plans Ban on Imports of Coal With High Ash, High Sulfur

Source: Bloomberg

China plans to ban imports of coal with high-ash and high-sulfur content as the nation seeks to limit the dirtiest fuels to fight pollution. The world’s largest coal consumer will encourage imports of higher-quality supplies,...

April 11, 2014 Business lobbying on climate change is 'a murmur and not a message' - Executives organized by the business coalition BICEP (îBusiness for Innovative Climate and Energy Policyî), testified before a Senate and House task force on climate change, telling lawmakers about...

April 11, 2014 Will Climate Change Mean Terrible Food?

Source: Pacific Standard

Carbon dioxide fertilizes plants, but it can also make crops less nutritious. A new discovery could help farmers develop new strains to feed the world even as carbon dioxide levels rise.

April 10, 2014 China finds nearly 2,000 firms in breach of anti-pollution rules

Source: Reuters

Nearly 2,000 Chinese enterprises were found to be in violation of state pollution guidelines following a nationwide inspection campaign covering 25,000 industrial firms, the environment ministry said on Thursday.

April 10, 2014 World's first Water Stewardship Standard is released

Environmental News Network - The European Water Partnership, a Brussels-based NGO, has been a strong supporter and partner of the AWS bringing in European experience and expertise from the application of the European Water...

April 9, 2014 Global Warming Scare Tactics

Source: NY Times

OAKLAND, Calif. — IF you were looking for ways to increase public skepticism about global warming, you could hardly do better than the forthcoming nine-part series on climate change and natural disasters, starting this Sunday on...

April 9, 2014 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: In historic event, environment to be placed at heart of global agenda

Source: Reuters

The environment is set to take centre stage this June with the holding of a landmark meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, the home of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Environment Ministers and Government representatives...

April 8, 2014 Fox News: Most Inaccurate Cable News Network On Climate Change

News Hounds - A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists found CNN and Fox News sorely lacking in their reporting of climate change. Fox covered climate change a bit more than CNN in 2013 but its 28% accuracy rate was way...

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