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.

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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24.10.2014

Cameroon study shows mitigation and adaptation go together

trust.org : Add a new study in Cameroon to the list. In a paper published earlier this year, researchers in the Central African country showed that efforts to mitigate global warming by curbing deforestation can no longer be conducted separately from measures to help people adapt to a degree of inevitable climate change.
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16.10.2014

Poland to veto EU climate change deal?

www.thenews.pl : Poland is leading opposition to an upcoming EU energy climate change deal, and may scupper the entire plan if it does not receive guarantees about future energy costs.
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Climate Isn't Changing Forests as Much as We Thought

Nature World News : Researchers frequently mention how climate change is playing a heavy hand in the drastic changes forests are going through in the northern hemisphere, where cold-loving pines and firs are being bullied out by more adaptable species.
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Former Environment Secretary: climate change forecasts are “wildly exaggerated”

New Statesman : The Tory MP and former cabinet secretary Owen Paterson voices his highly sceptical views on climate change and energy.
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U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts

Los Angeles Times : The United States is considering a proposal to combat climate change that would require countries to offer plans for curtailing greenhouse gas emissions on a certain schedule but would leave it to individual nations to determine how deep their cuts would be, said Todd Stern, the nation’s chief climate negotiator.
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Fracking Makes Climate Change Worse, Not Better

Discovery Channel : The idea of cutting harmful Earth-warming gases by switching from coal and oil to cleaner-burning natural gas seemed like a no-brainer. Natural gas produces less than half the amount of carbon dioxide, the prime greenhouse gas. And there’s plenty of it, thanks to new technologies such as hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), horizontal drilling and seismic imaging.
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Last updated: 31.10.14

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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