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October 31, 2014 32 Countries Where Global Warming Could Make Violence WorseSource: Mother Jones
Now a new analysis, released Wednesday, is naming 32 countries in which conflict and civil unrest could be worsened by the changing climate. The findings are part of the seventh annual "Climate Change and Environmental Risk...
Local officials determined to make their economies bigger at any cost are ignoring Beijing’s push to cut hazardous air pollution, opting instead to expand heavy industries and cut clean energy from the grid, a Chinese...
With the Clean Power Plan out for comment, a lot utilities are scurrying to figure out their game plan — or just how they would work with their state utility regulators to reduce their carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, from...
October 30, 2014 12 ways communities will have to adapt to handle climate changeSource: The Guardian (UK)
Climate change is making both droughts and flood more frequent and severe. Whether your area is suffering from too much water or too little, here are things you can do to adapt.
October 28, 2014 What is the emissions impact of switching from coal to gas?Source: Carbon Brief
The US's shale gas boom is credited with helping the country cut power sector emissions 16 per cent since 2007. Official figures released earlier this week suggest a switch from coal to gas was largely responsible for the drop.
Design&Trend - The United Nations' îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) has gathered around 2,000 envoys, who will meet in Copenhagen to talk about the most extensive assessment yet of climate change...
October 27, 2014 Arctic Ice Melt Seen Doubling Risk of Harsh Winter in EUSource: Bloomberg
The decline in Arctic sea ice has doubled the chance of severe winters in Europe and Asia in the past decade, according to researchers in Japan.
October 27, 2014 Brazil's Severe Drought Dries Up ReservoirsSource: National Geographics
Thanks to the worst drought in eight decades in southeastern Brazil, water levels have dropped dramatically in the reservoirs that supply São Paulo, the country's largest city. New satellite imagery from NASA reveals that...
techtimes.com - We understand that Coleman wrote an open letter to organizers of the Hammer Forum at UCLA that is aimed at the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC). The Oct. 23 forum topic was "Tackling...
Source: Huff Post
Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst.
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