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Source: Nature World News
By discovering how pollution leads thunderstorms to leave larger, longer-lasting clouds in their wake, scientists have not only solved a long-standing debate, but uncovered a new clue as to how pollution relates to climate...
November 28, 2013 Climate Change Threatens Christmas Trees, Maple
mychamplainvalley.com - Meteorologist Michael Page shows us what's being done to protect Vermont traditions from climate change. ESSEX, Vt. - Growing the perfect Christmas tree takes close to ten years, but in March 2012 just...
November 28, 2013 World Water Week 2012 Opens with Focus on Water and Food Security
uncsd.iisd.org - 26 August 2012: World Water Week 2012 is underway in Stockholm, Sweden, with a focus on the theme "Water and Food Security." The programme aims to engage participants on challenges posed by increased competition...
November 27, 2013 The Strange "Global Warming" of the Antarctic Peninsula
co2science.org - Where on earth would you expect to see the greatest increase in temperature as a result of greenhouse gas-induced global warming' How about one of the colder places on the planet' Like Antarctica. Temperatures...
November 27, 2013 Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries
Earth & Sky - But the heat trapped by the carbon dioxide took a divergent track. After a century of cooling, the planet warmed by 0.37 degrees Celsius (0.66 Fahrenheit) during the next 400 years as the ocean absorbed less and...
November 27, 2013 Report frowns on Citi, MorganStanley as 'coal-mining banks'
GreenBiz - A recent report [PDF] by a consortium of European nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) including BankTrack exposes the claims of sustainability by many major global banks to be little more than greenwashing. Almost all...
November 27, 2013 You May Be Surprised How Much Our Climate Inaction Is Costing You
AlterNet - In the US last year more than $100bn in financial losses was caused by extreme weather events - mainly Hurricane Sandy on the eastern seaboard and the severe drought which hit over 70% of the country. Such losses, says...
November 26, 2013 Climate Change: Where Next After Warsaw'
Huffington Post UK - The goal of the meeting was to work towards developing a new legally binding international treaty to curb rising global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in order to limit the global average temperature ......
November 26, 2013 Factbox: Main decisions at U.N. climate talks in WarsawSource: Reuters
Around 195 countries ended a two-week meeting in Warsaw on Saturday evening to agree the outlines of a deal meant to be agreed in 2015 to combat global warming. Following are some of the main decisions
November 25, 2013 What The World Will Look Like If Nothing Is Done To Combat Climate Change - text/videoSource: Weather Channel
When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest assessment report on the state of the world's changing climate at the end of September, it was greeted with intense media scrutiny, especially on the...
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