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September 15, 2016 Horyou Announces SIGEF 2016, a Leading Side Event of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22)
The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum will take place at Palais des Congrès Marrakesh, in Morocco, from 9 to 11 November, 2016
September 14, 2016 Climate change 'significant and direct' threat to U.S. military: reportsSource: Reuters
The effects of climate change endanger U.S. military operations and could increase the danger of international conflict, according to three new documents endorsed by retired top U.S. military officers and former national security...
September 13, 2016 Last month was hottest August on record, NASA saysSource: FoxNews
Last month was the warmest August on record globally, NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies announced on Monday.
September 13, 2016 Can our need for a carbon-free future override our fears of nuclear energy?Source: The Guardian
Unlike coal and natural gas plants that emit carbon emissions while producing electricity, nuclear generates none. So why aren’t more states getting onboard?
September 12, 2016 Global Conservation Summit Sets Sustainability AgendaSource: The Maritime Executive
Last week’s International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in Hawaii set the global conservation agenda for the next four years.
September 9, 2016 Scientists reveal direct devastation of climate change
Cayman News Service - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that by the year 2100, sea levels will rise as much as 20 inches. Earlier this year scientists reported that five tiny Pacific islands have literally...
September 9, 2016 World's wilderness reduced by a tenth since 1990sSource: BBC
New maps show "alarming losses" of pristine landscapes, particularly in South America and Africa, according to World Conservation Society scientists.
September 9, 2016 California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Climate Change LawsSource: NPR
...the state will ratchet up its fight against climate change by launching an ambitious campaign to scale back emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
Both reported that as early as the 1970s, the company understood more about climate change than it had let on and had deliberately misled the public about it. One of Exxon’s senior scientists noted in 1977—11 years before a NASA...
September 8, 2016 Climate Change Makes Flooding Like Louisiana’s More LikelySource: Slate
Global warming has dramatically increased the likelihood of the type of torrential rainfall that flooded Louisiana last month, according to a new study by government and private sector scientists. Researchers working with the...
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