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April 21, 2015 NASA & Earth Day 2015: Space Agency & National Science Foundation Celebrating Earth Day With GLOBE Program

Source: HNGN

On Earth Day, April 22, NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) celebrate 20 years of international collaboration in 114 countries to further the scientific exploration of Earth's environments and climate.

April 21, 2015 'It's Our Turn To Lead': How To Engage Your Team On Earth Day

Source: Forbes

As the drumbeat of climate change gets louder and more dire, the Earth Day Network is mobilizing global leaders, businesses and citizens around the world to make meaningful commitments towards change.

April 17, 2015 BP shareholders vote overwhelmingly in support of disclosure on climate change risks

Source: Financial Post

LONDON — BP shareholders voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to publish regular updates on how its strategies were affecting climate change from next year, making it one of the first global oil companies to disclose such details.

April 17, 2015 AGL to shut all coal-fired power stations by 2050 in bid to limit global warming

Source: Reuters

One of Australia’s biggest energy companies, AGL, has pledged to shut all its coal-fired power stations by 2050. In a surprise announcement, chief executive Andy Vesey said the company would not build, finance or acquire new...

April 17, 2015 Big U.S. investors push SEC for oil industry to detail risks of climate change

Source: Reuters

Calpers, the largest American public pension fund, and nearly 60 other institutional investors will ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday to require oil and natural gas companies to publish detailed analysis...

April 16, 2015 Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Legal Test

Source: NBC Bay Area

The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republicans, industry...

April 15, 2015 UAE research programme for increasing rain evokes interest

The National - The grant programme was among a number of UAE initiatives showcased at the World Water Forum in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, South Korea. Yesterday, Ms Al Mazroui addressed delegates in a special session at the forum. The...

April 15, 2015 Too Much Carbon Dioxide May Have Caused Earth’s Worst Mass Extinction

Source: Think Progress

So much for carbon dioxide being a “harmless” gas. The worst mass extinction in Earth’s history may have been caused by huge amounts of carbon dioxide that accumulated in the atmosphere and the ocean after colossal volcanic...

April 15, 2015 Why Is The US West Drying Out? The Answer May Lie In The Pacific Ocean

Source: Tech Times

The droughts afflicting states in the Western U.S., as well as a general drying out that began with the turn of this century, has its roots even further west — in the winds of the Pacific Ocean, researchers say.

April 14, 2015 Hillary Clinton May Take Strong Stance on Global Warming

Source: Scientific America

Over the past year, she has toughened her rhetoric against climate science-denying Republicans and recently brought on former White House adviser John Podesta, architect of Obama's climate strategy, to run her campaign.

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