Climate news archives

Climate news is a selection of international Internet news items related to climate issues and is updated daily. The news items reported here do not necessarily represent the views of CICERO, nor can CICERO be held responsible for the quality of their content.


Climate news from the last 30 days is listed below.

12.12.2014

Reindeer Populations On The Decline Due To Climate Change, Study Finds

ThinkProgress.org : Reindeer populations across the world are plummeting, thanks to a combination of factors including climate change and human interference, a new study has found. This decrease could actually have lasting effects on climate change, even outside of the Arctic.
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Kerry tells rich and poor to make climate deal to avoid 'tragedy'

: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea on Thursday for all nations to work for an ambitious U.N. deal next year to fight climate change, saying time was running out to reverse a course "leading to tragedy"
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03.12.2014

In Decades Since Leaders First Got Together On Climate, World Has Gotten Hotter, Weirder

Associatad Press : WASHINGTON (AP) — In the more than two decades since world leaders first got together to try to solve global warming, life on Earth has changed, not just the climate. It's gotten hotter, more polluted with heat-trapping gases, more crowded and just downright wilder.
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Education is "top priority" for climate change adaptation, study shows

Carbon Brief : Education does more to reduce deaths from climate-related disasters than economic growth, a new study finds. The researchers say education helps reduce vulnerability to disasters and enhances adaptation to climate change.
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Study finds coral adapts to acidic ocean

SBS.com : Scientists have discovered a type of coral found in the Great Barrier Reef can adapt to the ocean's rising acidity.
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Growing appetite for meat 'risks climate targets'

BBC : An "awareness gap" about emissions from livestock could hamper efforts to curb climate change, a report warns.
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27.11.2014

Communicating Climate Change: A Story of Apocalypse, Money and Mind-Games

Huffington Post : Climate change is not only extremely important it is also extremely hard to communicate. It is a monumentally vast topic area -- climate change is not just about CO2, rising sea level and ice melting -- it's also about food security, energy prices, globalization and so much more!
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20.11.2014

UK to give £720m to help poor countries cope with climate change

The Guardian : Britain’s commitment to UN’s green climate fund is greater than that of Germany or France and only surpassed by US and Japan
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CO2 emissions must be zero by 2070 to prevent climate disaster, UN says

The Guardian : The world must cut CO2 emissions to zero by 2070 at the latest to keep global warming below dangerous levels and prevent a global catastrophe, the UN warns.
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There’s a global warming generation gap in the GOP, like on the issue of gay marriage

The Washington Post : Congressional Republicans want to make fighting the Environmental Protection Agency's climate regulations and President Obama's greenhouse gas reduction targets a centerpiece of their agenda over next two years -- now that they have wrested control of the Senate as well as House.
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Seven charts showing why we need China's help to stop dangerous warming

Carbon Brief : Last week the US and China agreed a landmark deal on tackling climate change. It's an important symbolic move by the world's top two emitters, but more importantly it matters because the world is unlikely to avoid dangerous climate change without help from China.
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Can new global fund rescue those worst hit by climate change?

Reuters : LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When U.S. President Barack Obama announced a $3 billion pledge to a new international climate change fund, he made a point of highlighting how the money would help poor countries hit by worsening extreme weather and rising seas.
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Last updated: 20.12.14

Sources

  • Yahoo! News - Climate news from the international press agencies Reuters, Associated Press (AP) and Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Planet Ark - Environmental news from Reuters

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