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September 1, 2015 Climate change brings cyclone(hurricane) risk to Persian Gulf - studySource: Yahoo/Reuters
BONN, Germany - Climate change is bringing small risks that tropical cyclones will form in the Persian Gulf for the first time, in a threat to cities such as Dubai or Doha which are unprepared for big storm surges, a U.S. study...
August 31, 2015 Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Hit 27-Year LowSource: Climate Central
As states begin the long task of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants to comply with new federal climate policy, a 27-year low in carbon dioxide emissions earlier this year shows the U.S. may be heading...
August 31, 2015 Thirsty Middle East faces worsening water stress - researchers
Reuters - Researchers from the î??World Resources Instituteî?? (WRI) - who compiled the first index measuring competition for and depletion of surface water, such as lakes and rivers, each decade from 2010 to 2040 -...
August 28, 2015 World Water Week: Water Management Key Priority For International Oil And Gas Sector
wateronline.com - Water resource management tools Organizations such as î??World Resources Instituteî?? (WRI) provide significant data to better inform corporate decision-makers to understand the broader contexts of...
August 27, 2015 Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'Source: LA Times
For the last 23 years, ocean levels around the world have climbed by about 3 inches on average, and NASA scientists say the sea will continue to rise as warming temperatures cause ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica to...
TORONTO– Climate change is “adding fuel to the fire” of worsening political instability and unrest around the world, an expert told a security forum
August 26, 2015 Thirsty Middle East faces worsening water stress – researchersSource: Reuters
BARCELONA – Nearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 2040 are in the Middle East, where surface water is limited and demand is high, said experts who ranked 167 nations
August 25, 2015 The Intersection of Water, Energy and ClimateSource: Huff Post
This week, global experts gather in Stockholm for World Water Week amidst a backdrop of water-related crises worldwide. The U.S. state of California is experiencing a record-breaking four-year drought. Brazil and South Africa...
Source: CS Monitor
International policy makers should set their sights on the protection of boreal forests, international forestry experts argued this week in an article published Thursday in the journal Science. The article was part of a special...
August 21, 2015 EU calls for urgency in ‘seriously lagging’ Paris climate talksSource: The Guardian
With 100 days to go until the Paris climate summit, the EU’s climate chief has warned that progress in thrashing out a draft negotiating text is proceeding too slowly and urgently needs to be stepped up.
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