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Super Typhoon Haiyan Just Broke All Scientific Intensity Scales
World  (tags: Climate Change, children, conflict, government, politics, typhoon, weather )

Kit
- 503 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
- 747 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
- 764 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
- 764 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
- 765 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
- 787 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
- 801 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
- 853 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
- 854 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
- 919 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
- 1120 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
What You Need to Know About the Horn of Africa Famine
World  (tags: world, environment, East Africa Drought, climate, Refugees&Relief, climate, weather, politics, africa, corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 1283 days ago - motherjones.com
Eastern Africa's worst drought in 60 years has combined with political violence in Somalia to produce what the United Nations is calling the "worst humanitarian disaster" in the world. But if you haven't heard of the millions across Somalia, Kenya, Ethiop
Four Killed After Fair Stage Collapses
World  (tags: usa, death, weather )

Agnes
- 1319 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Four people have been killed and dozens more injured after an outdoor stage collapsed during windy weather at a fair in the US city of Indianapolis.
Somalis Flock By the Thousands to World's Largest Refugee Camp
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, society, news, drought, weather, DROUGHT, politics, Refugees&Relief, africa, death, world )

Cal
- 1346 days ago - cnn.com
For many, their arrival at the Dadaab Refugee Camp marks the end of a trip of many miles on foot over many days in scorching heat. Several people said they had abandoned along the side of the road friends and relatives too weak to continue
 

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