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Refugees Caught in Heavy Snow as Storms Lash Lebanon and Jordan
World  (tags: Weather, snow, cold, UNHCR, UN Agencies, middle-east, refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Gaza )

Evelyn
- 114 days ago - unhcr.org
Lebanon's Bekaa Valley was blanketed in snow on Wednesday morning, cutting off roads and affecting tens of thousands of refugees - many of whom live in makeshift shelters in more than 850 informal settlements See video: http://youtu.be/ZcWE9HToCdY
Millions Evacuate as Massive Typhoon Bears Down on Philippines
World  (tags: Phillipines, weather, typhoon, humans, evacuation, society )

Carrie
- 150 days ago - rawstory.com
Millions of people in the Philippines began seeking shelter in churches, schools and other makeshift evacuation centres on Friday as a monster typhoon bore down on the disaster-weary nation.
New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 294 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.
Japan Braces for Onslaught of 'Super Typhoon' Neoguri
World  (tags: weather, Japan, Typhoon Neoguri, warning, news, humans )

Carrie
- 300 days ago - rawstory.com
Super Typhoon Neoguri is bearing down on Japan's Ryuku Islands, a string of more than 100 islands that make up the southernmost part of the Japanese archipelago. The storm's path could take it will very close to the biggest of the islands, Okinawa.
This Week in Pictures
World  (tags: politics, humanrights, photos, blackbirds, Syria, Ukraine, Thailand, Yemeni, weather, world, animals, climate-change )

Nancy
- 338 days ago - nbcnews.com
Caps off for cadets, a spelling bee stumps, Ukraine elects a candy man, baby birds beckon, canoes paddle down the highway, and more.
Afghanistan Landslide 'Kills at Least 350' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Afghanistan, landslide, death, news, weather, rain, flood )

Carrie
- 366 days ago - bbc.com
At least 350 people have been killed and many more are missing, the UN says, after a landslide hit the north-east Afghan province of Badakhshan.
Super Typhoon Haiyan Just Broke All Scientific Intensity Scales
World  (tags: Climate Change, children, conflict, government, politics, typhoon, weather )

Kit
- 542 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.
Why Food Riots Are Likely to Become the New Normal
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, government, water, weather, world, science, food, ethics, economy, 'HUMA )

JL
- 786 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The link between intensifying inequality, debt, climate change, fossil fuel dependency and the global food crisis is undeniable
Islands Want UN to See Climate as Security Threat
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, protection, water, science, research, world, weather, conflict, asia, europe, UnitedNations )

JL
- 803 days ago - cbs8.com
The Marshall Islands and other low-lying island nations appealed to the U.N. Security Council to recognize climate change as an international security threat that jeopardizes their very survival.
Reformed UN Formula for Making Planet Greener to Get First Test
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, politics, nature, research, science, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, weather, trees, government, protection, energy, endangered )

JL
- 804 days ago - trust.org
* UNEP annual meeting to open to all nations, up from 58 * Reforms seek to widen authority in tackling green issues
Filipino Super-Typhoon An Ominous Warning of Climate Change Impact
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, oceans, politics, protection, weather, world, research, science, death )

JL
- 804 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Philippines is having to adapt and adjust to rapidly deteriorating climatic trends at a great cost to its economy
Russia Explores Old Nuclear Waste Dumps in Arctic
World  (tags: world, radia-active, protection, pollution, water, oceans, nature, weather, healthconditions, climate, ecosystems, endangered )

JL
- 826 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The toxic legacy of the Cold War lives on in Russia's Arctic, where the Soviet military dumped many tonnes of radioactive hardware at sea.
Kenya Tackles Climate Threats to Wildlife, Tourism
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, climate, animals, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, weather, water, world, wildlife, Sustainabililty, science, research, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

JL
- 840 days ago - trust.org
Climate shifts are forcing Kenyan experts to take drastic action to preserve the stunning scenery and wildlife that have drawn millions of tourists to the east African country, bringing vital revenue and providing thousands of jobs.
'Politicians Haven't Listened' Merkel Climate Advisor Blasts Global Inaction
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, environment, energy, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, politics, science, research, weather, world, Sustainabililty, humans, nature, protection, globalwarming, globalwarming, destruction, c )

JL
- 892 days ago - spiegel.de
Politicians need to get their act together on climate change, says Chancellor Angela Merkel's leading climate advisor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber just days before the global warming conference in Qatar. The World Bank agrees, releasing a report on Monday
 

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