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New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.
Overcoming Inequality and Climate Change Is Key to Ending Poverty and Suffering
World  (tags: Global Poverty, Economic Injustice, Wealth Inequality, Climate Change, Families, Hardship, Hunger )

Brian
- 69 days ago - blogs.oxfam.org
"By concentrating wealth and power in the hands of a few, inequality robs the poorest people of the support they need to improve their lives. And as climate change devastates crops and livelihoods, it undoes poor people's efforts to feed their families."
On the Road to Green Energy, Germany Detours on Dirty Coal
World  (tags: Germany, Energy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Lignite, Brown Coal, #DirtyCoal, Nuclear Energy, Solar Power, Wind Power )

Brian
- 92 days ago - e360.yale.edu
"While Germany continues to expand solar and wind power, the government's decision to phase out nuclear energy means it must rely heavily on the dirtiest form of coal, lignite, to generate electricity. The result: the country's CO2 emissions are rising."
World Not Ready for Climate Change, New Report Says
World  (tags: Climate Change, World, UN, IPCC Report, Adaptation, Survival, Human Civilization, Climate Change Impacts, Human Extinction )

Brian
- 145 days ago - richarddawkins.net
"The world is not ready for climate change, which poses a number of serious risks, says the planet's leading body of climate scientists. "
Merkel & Cameron Stop Drinking Tea With Queen - There's a #Climate Crisis to Sort Out!
World  (tags: UK, Merkel, Cameron, visit, EU climate targets, London, youthgroups, climate change, science )

Angelika
- 183 days ago - ukycc.org
As Angela Merkel visits the UK today ahead of EU leaders deciding Europe's 2030 climate targets next month, UK youth staged an action to sound the alarm for climate action as she arrived to address the Houses of Parliament.
Denmark Is About To Set Even More Ambitious Climate Goals Than All Of Europe
World  (tags: government, politics, world, climate change, greenhouse gases, global warming, Denmark, goodnews, environment, pollution )

Michael
- 195 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Agreement in Denmark's parliament this week cleared the way for passage of climate targets that would outstrip the recent goals set by the European Union.
NOAA Says World in 2013 Was Fourth Hottest on Record (Update 2)
World  (tags: global warming, NOAA, NASA, climate change, world )

Carrie
- 220 days ago - phys.org
The fact that a year with no El Nino "was so hot tells me that the climate really is shifting," said Andrew Dessler, a Texas A&M University climate scientist, who was not part of either the NOAA or NASA teams.
Losses From Extreme Weather Rise to $200 Billion a Year Over Past Decade
World  (tags: climate change, economics, death, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, storm damage )

Kit
- 284 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Global economic losses caused by extreme weather events have risen to nearly $200 billion a year over the last decade and look set to increase further as climate change worsens, a report by the World Bank showed on Monday.
Canada Dead Last in Ranking for Environmental Protection
World  (tags: government, politics, environment, Canada, Harper, climate Change, Kyoto, global warming, world )

Michael
- 284 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Canada has fallen behind in a global ranking on international development initiatives and ranks last when it comes to environmental protection.
Super Typhoon Haiyan Just Broke All Scientific Intensity Scales
World  (tags: Climate Change, children, conflict, government, politics, typhoon, weather )

Kit
- 295 days ago - sploid.gizmodo.com
Writing for Quartz, meteorologist Eric Holthaus says that the super typhoon Haiyan about to hit the Philippines is the worst storm he has ever seen.
Climate Change: It's Not Just An Environmental Issue; It's a Human Rights Issue, Too
World  (tags: CLIMATE CHANGE, CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS, DOHA, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, GLOBAL WARMING, HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, BANGLADESH, CULTURE, SUSTAINABILITY, CLIMATE REFUGEES, HUMAN EXTINCTION )

Brian
- 627 days ago - sustainablog.org
"As an international community, our collective failures on climate change are having critical consequences. Today climate change has become one of the major challenges to the basic human rights to life, food, health, water, housing and self-determination"
Overlooking Climate Threats Could Wreck Asia's Economy - Sachs
World  (tags: asia, ethics, government, politics, climate change, economyworld, freedoms, best, society )

JL
- 672 days ago - trust.org
Asia-Pacific should be "the centre of gravity in the world economy throughout this century" - but climate change could wreck this potential, leading U.S. economist and sustainable development expert Jeffrey Sachs said on Wednesday.
Climate Change and Poverty, a Deadly Cocktail for Dominicans
World  (tags: world, politics, poverty, Dominican Republic, climate change, development, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 761 days ago - ipsnews.net
Environment and natural resource minister Ernesto Reyna confirms that one of the "huge challenges" his country faces in its efforts to adapt to climate change has to do precisely with this impoverished sector of the population, which is highly vulnerable
Climate Change Will Cost Poor Countries Billions of Dollars, Studies Say
World  (tags: politics, society, development, environment, economies, climate change, climate change and migration, world, news, interesting )

Cal
- 1171 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Adapting economies and maintaining infrastructure under global warming will cost developing countries dear, and resentment is building as rich countries delay in providing finance
The 'Fate of the World' Will Soon Be in Your Hands #Virtually Speaking# - NYTimes.Com
World  (tags: climate, climate change, video game, 'Fate of the World', interesting )

Mary
- 1382 days ago - nytimes.com
Suppose the political debate about climate change disappeared. Suppose the entrenched business interests succumbed. Now suppose that governments vowed to beat climate change in the next 100 years and gave a global organization complete power to do it...
 

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