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.

12.09.2014

Scientists warn: Be prepared for winter extremes

Herald Scotland : SCIENTISTS have warned we should brace ourselves for more extreme winters as weather conditions become more volatile, scientists have warned.
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Drowned Tropical Forests Exacerbate Climate Change

Scientific American : Methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides, according to new scientific data
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See the Effects of Climate Change in 3 Birds

Time : Looking for signs of climate change? You can check the temperatures of the oceans or the density of polar ice caps. Or you can see which birds are gathering outside your window.
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09.09.2014

NASA to make ISS a perfect Earth-observing platform

The Economic Times : In a bid to monitor Earth better, the NASA is adding a number of Earth-observing instruments to the International Space Station (ISS) that will increase the leverage of the space station's unique vantage point in space.
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08.09.2014

Lingering Ice This Year Delays Opening of Northern Sea Route

Bloomberg : Shipping activity in the Northern Sea Route, an Arctic passage that can cut transit times by half for vessels traveling between north Europe and Asia, will open late this year, according to the NSR Information Office.
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World on track to be 4C warmer by 2100 because of missed carbon targets

The Guardian : Concerns about the short term costs and impacts of investment to address risks is paralysing action on climate change.
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Arctic ambition: The race to sail Northwest Passage hots up

CNN : The cruise ship Crystal Serenity is to make largest expedition through Northwest Passage in 2016.
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01.09.2014

Polish coal champion to the EU

Responding to Climate Change : Champion of coal and critic of EU’s tough climate policies will be the next Council chief.
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Greenhouse gas fear over increased levels of meat eating

BBC : Global consumption of meat needs to fall - to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment - a study says.
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26.08.2014

Can supermarkets ever be sustainable?

The Guardian : Walmart’s new boss is on a mission. Will his drive for renewable energy and waste reduction transform the supermarket model?
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20.08.2014

UK lobbying to keep open one of Europe's dirtiest coal power stations

The Guardian : The UK government is lobbying the European commission (EC) to keep open one of Europe’s dirtiest coal power stations, even though its nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions exceed new legal limits by five times.
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19.08.2014

Health alert over fracking’s chemical cocktails

Climate News Network : Scientists in the US have established that some chemicals used in the controversial process of fracking to extract gas and oil could represent health and environmental hazards.
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Last updated: 17.09.14

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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