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.

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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13.11.2014

Wobbling on Climate Change

New York Times : I’M a climate scientist and a former astronaut. Not surprisingly, I have a deep respect for well-tested theories and facts. In the climate debate, these things have a way of getting blurred in political discussions.
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Melting Away: A Decade of Arctic and Antarctic Photography by Camille Seaman

Petapixel : More than a decade ago, photographer Camille Seaman visited Alaska, Svalbard and Antarctica, and thus began a love affair with the polar regions that spanned 10 years and tens of thousands of photographs.
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Ocean Dead Zones Are Getting Worse Globally Due to Climate Chan

Smithsonian : Warmer waters and other factors will cause nearly all areas of low oxygen to grow by the end of the century.
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06.11.2014

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

The Guardian : Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says
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Remarkable Opportunity for Global Economy in Upcoming Climate Change Talks

Bloomberg BNA : An estimated $90 trillion will be invested in infrastructure over the next 15 years: the crucial question is whether this will go into the old brown economy of the past or a new, resource-efficient, low-carbon economy of the future.
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29.10.2014

There’s a surprisingly strong link between climate change and violence

Washington Post :
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Global warming has doubled risk of harsh winters in Eurasia, research finds

The Guardian : Severe winters are more likely over the next few decades due to climate change melting Arctic ice and sending freezing air south, according to new research
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Asia most vulnerable to climate change

Asian Correspondent : opulations living in low-lying, coastal Asian cities are at most risk from the effects of climate change, according to a report titled “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability,” presented last March at the climate talks in Yokohama Japan.
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Last updated: 27.11.14

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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