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

Carrie
- 2 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
- 40 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
- 68 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
- 244 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
- 488 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
- 505 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
- 505 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
- 506 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
- 528 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
- 542 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
- 594 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
More Than 1,000 New Coal Plants Planned Worldwide, Figures Show
World  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, greenhousegases, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, weather, world, r )

JL
- 595 days ago - guardian.co.uk
World Resources Institute identifies 1,200 coal plants in planning across 59 countries, with about three-quarters in China and India
Less Forest, Less Rain: Deforestation Reduces Tropical Rainfall - Yahoo! News
World  (tags: world, water, weather, healthconditions, habitat, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, world )

Kevin
- 660 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"Over a majority of the Earth's tropics, air passing over forested land produces twice as much rain as air passing over areas of sparse vegetation, the study found. Loss of forest cover can decrease levels of rainfall thousands of miles away."
AFRICA: Drought in Sahel Affects Urban Cameroonians
World  (tags: weather, climate-change, green, humans, ecosystems, environment, water, world, politics, freedoms, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa )

Cal
- 861 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rural populations throughout the region have started to run out of food since early February, six months before the next harvest is expected. And all governments in the Sahel, except for Senegal, have appealed for international assistance as 12 million p
 

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