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  1. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Atlantic Ocean soaks up heat to slow global warming, scientists believe

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... in Paris late next year, and the hiatus has heartened sceptics who doubt there is an urgent need for an immensely expensive shift from fossil fuels to renewable energies. Several previous studies ...

  2. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Melting of ice may doom Antarctica's emperor penguins, scientists warn

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... "Implementing a marine protected area in the Ross Sea could help buy time to avoid extinction and to put in place needed conservation and greenhouse-gas mitigation strategies," said Dr Stephanie ...

  3. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Australian and Canadian PMs put economy before climate change

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Abbott and Harper put economy before climate The conservative prime ministers of Canada and Australia said economic concerns were more important than acting on climate change. Both have faced criticism over their climate policies after US President Barack Obama last week unveiled major regulations to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in the United States. ...

  4. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Four former EPA chiefs urge US lawmakers to act on global warming

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... for more global cooperation to curb pollution and for US financial incentives for renewable energy. But the regulations "will harm our fragile American economy", Republican Senator John ...

  5. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Oxfam slams global food and drink giants over greenhouse gas emissions

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:40pm by GDN

    ... said: "Kellogg is committed to doing what's right for the environment and society. As part of this commitment, we are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions- along with energy use ...

  6. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Tycoon Tom Steyer offers green US congressmen US$100m to fight polls

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:23pm by Reuters

    ... is for his NextGen Climate Action advocacy group to serve as a political counterweight to the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, who have already spent US$30 million this year on attack ads ... the US-Canadian border. Steyer 's group is even willing to challenge vulnerable Democrats who have voiced support for the pipeline, including Senate Energy Committee chairwoman Mary Landrieu. Chris ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Hong Kong 'needs coordinated plan to deal with severe weather'

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Christy Choi

    ... from the existing 20 per cent to 50 per cent, as it looks for alternative energy options to replace the city's ageing coal-fired generators. "This is a really long-term decision ...

  8. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    UN climate panel warns that global warming will complicate security issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:57am by AP

    ... dangerous. Fights over resources, like water and energy, hunger and extreme weather will all go into the mix to destabilise the world a bit more, says the report by the Nobel Peace Prize-winning ...

  9. Business - Economy - CLIMATE CHANGE

    China-US co-operation would reduce hot air on climate change

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 10:22am by PATRICK LOW

    ... was responsible for 15 per cent. These proportions have changed a good deal in less than a decade, because of China's rapid increase in demand for coal-based energy. Aside from considerations ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Mirrors in space, ocean plankton no easy climate change fix, says study

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:35am by AFP

    ... the sun's rays or growing plankton to boost absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide. The goal is to buy time to wean the global economy off the cheap, dirty energy sources driving man-made ...




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