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Warming, Wildfires and Worries
Environment  (tags: Active Citizens, Advancing Deserts, Aid, Biodiversity, Civil Society, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Energy, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Labour )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - ipsnews.net
World leaders from government, finance, business, science and civil society are attempting to negotiate a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change at the upcoming 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference
The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change? Trees - The Atlantic
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, oxford university, trees, soil )

Kathryn
- 15 days ago - theatlantic.com
But in a new report, Oxford University researchers say that our best hopes might not be so complex. In fact, they are two things we already know how to do: plant trees and improve the soil.
The Climate Science Behind New Englands Historic Blizzard
Environment  (tags: New England, water vapor, Global warming, Nor'easter, snowstorm, Climate Change, Climate Disruption, Climate Science )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - thinkprogress.org
One of the most robust scientific findings is the direct connection between global warming and more extreme precipitation or deluges. This means that when it is cold enough to snow, snow storms will be fueled by more water vapor and thus be more intense
Tropical Forests May Be Giving Climate Extra Help
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Biodiversity, climate change, Deforestation, emissions, Forests, Impacts, Warming )

Judy
- 55 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New research indicates that the role of the world's tropical forests in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere may have been underestimated.
10 Most Important Environmental Stories of 2014
Environment  (tags: climate change, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, habitat destruction, fracking, drought, plastic bags, Cargill, deforestation, election, oil )

Nancy
- 61 days ago - nationofchange.org
Climate change and energy dominate 2014's most important environmental stories. It is nice seeing positive environmental changes that will improve our world's future.
Loss of Rainforests Is Double Whammy Threat to Climate
Environment  (tags: RANFOREST DESTRUTCTON, CLIMATE CHANGE, agriculture, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 70 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New research spells out the devastating impacts that complete destruction of tropical forests would have on global temperatures, weather patterns and agriculture.
Rising Sea Levels Could Make Florida Residents 'Climate Refugees'
Environment  (tags: Florida, climate change, rising sea levels, refugees )

Freya
- 77 days ago - cbc.ca
A lot of that property, particularly if it's situated along one of the coveted stretches of Miami's fabled beaches, could well be worthless and literally underwater in a few decades, says Harold Wanless, the chair of the department of Geological Sciences
Congratulations, Voters. You Just Made This Climate Denier the Most Powerful Senator on the Environment
Environment  (tags: Oklahoma, Republican Senator James Inhofe, Senate Environment and Public Works Comm, climate change, climate disruption, bible )

Dandelion
- 114 days ago - newrepublic.com
Oklahoma Republican Senator James Inhofe, who is almost certainly the next chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Inhofe claimed in 2003 that global warming might help humanity and refuted climate change by quoting the Bible.
NPR Guts Its Environment And Climate Reporting Team, Becomes "Part Of The Problem"
Environment  (tags: Environment, Media, Media Coverage, Environmental Issues, News, NPR, National Public Radio, Climate Change )

Brian
- 126 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"NPR has gutted its staff dedicated to covering environmental and climate issues. Given the nation's and world's renewed focus on the threat posed by unrestricted carbon pollution, this baffling move is already receiving widespread criticism..."
Canada, Australia's Climate Change Record: From Leaders to Deniers
Environment  (tags: Australia, Canada, Climate Change, Environment )

Judy
- 128 days ago - newrepublic.com
How did these two nations go from leading the fight against climate change to denying that it even exists?
Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Owner Wins Climate Leadership Award
Environment  (tags: TransCanada, Keystone XL pipeline, #NoKXL, Tar Sands Oil, #DirtyOil, Climate Change, Emissions, Climate Leadership Award, Outrage )

Brian
- 131 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
TransCanada, "the company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline was recognized this week for leadership on climate change -- to the shock of environmental activists. "
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 131 days ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
Oceans Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized
Environment  (tags: Oceans, Warming, Climate Change, Negative Impact, Sea Level Rise )

Brian
- 135 days ago - livescience.com
"The upper levels of the planet's oceans -- those of the northern and southern hemispheres combined -- had been warming during several decades prior to 2005 at rates that were 24 to 58 percent faster than had previously been realized."
TAKE ACTION: Stand in Solidarity With Climate Activists Across the Globe PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Pacific Climate Warriors, Environmental Activists, Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Industry, Coal Terminal, Australia, Sea Level Rise, #DirtyCoal, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 135 days ago - act.credoaction.com
'The Pacific Climate Warriors are fighting back. Let's make sure they know that people across the globe support their courageous stand against the fossil fuel industry. Sign the petition: The Pacific Warriors are not acting alone." PLEASE SIGN
 

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