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Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet today. Learn more about our work at nature.org/global.

Greenhouse Gases Peak at Record Levels for 2012, Highest in 800,000 Years

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Green Prophet received the update from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

UN Climate Panel Chief Rajendra Pachauri resigns over sex scandal

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vice-president Al Gore has expressed his strong belief that the Paris climate talks will be game-changing. Former U.S.

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, January 15

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Climate change illustrated haiku, exponential tree growth, and disappearing sea cows–all in today’s green news. scientist uses very creative means to communicate the main points of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.  ( Sightline Daily ).

Al Gore goes vegan for environmental reasons

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Former Vice President, climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore has switched to a vegan diet due to environmental concerns. The Washington Post caught up on this, investigated further and found “an individual familiar with Gore''s decision” who told the paper that Gore had taken up a vegan diet several months ago.

Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

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Recently, however, there seems to be a growing sense of concern that REDD+ is a fading star as a solution to climate change.  2008).

Dispatch from inside Masdar

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The US department of Energy ranked the UAE 6 th globally in petroleum production for 2014, and listed 6 Middle Eastern countries in the top 15.

The American Meteorological Society-Warming of the Climate System is Unequivocal

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Background This statement provides a brief overview of how and why global climate has changed over the past century and will continue to change in the future. Global Change Research Program. How is climate National Academy of Sciences, and the U.S.

UN Blames People for Global Warming, Warns of Dire Consequences

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Rising temperatures could have devastating effects on our people and planet as the risk carries with it new heat waves, floods, and drought.

'It Is Not Hopeless,' says World's Chief Climate Scientist

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climate change green living IPCC Read more: [link].

Oregon has a climate law implementation problem. HB 3470 has an answer.

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Here’s why HB 3470 is the bill Oregon has been waiting for: It commits Oregon to meet its existing, scientifically-based, climate pollution limits.

We can't claim to be Nobel Prize winners, but I did sleep in a Holiday Inn Express last night

Environmental Economics

Shogren. *."the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was awarded a Nobel Peace. and global warming.

U.N. Panel Issues Its Starkest Warning Yet on Global Warming

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In the starkest language it has ever used, the expert panel made clear how far society remains from having any serious policy to limit global warming.

Coral Reefs & Climate Change: What the New IPCC Report Says

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Coral reefs are complex ecosystems, and there’s not a simple on-off switch. Image credit: © Jeff Yonover. The narrative isn’t cheery. ” .

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New Divestment Campaign Targets the Gates Foundation

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Bill Gates told Rolling Stone   that “climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. What is divestment?

How Science Prevailed Over the Politics of Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Perhaps no topic has aroused such passion and fury on both fronts as climate change. The Science of Global Warming.

Study: Earth’s Water Cycles Changing Rapidly Due To Global Warming

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The planet is changing due to global warming. One group of researchers performed such studies regarding water cycles on the planet.

Climate change means unexpected rain increase for Iran and Iraq?

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The results are to be published in the journal Climatic Change. Lifestyle Climate Change Euphrates Tigris

World Bank's Tata Mundra conflicts with climate findings

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That’s the conclusion of the newest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It doesn’t.

The Holy Land Puts Its Faith In Climate Action

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The Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land, which includes Palestinian and Israeli religious organisations, has officially recognized global warming and need for action. think the second sentence is particularly important as it acknowledges that religions have a role to play in finding solution to climate change.

Global Response to Climate Change Urged

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“The heat is on.

Is Global Warming in a Hiatus

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On September 27 2013 the 5th Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be released.

Africa's worst drought tied to industrial pollution by the West

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Instead, the drought was blamed on overgrazing and poor land use practices. Acid rain was then attributed to pollution but done was nothing.

Climate change “worst” is yet to come, UN report warns today

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The United Nations has issued a five years in the making report on climate change, and our future. It does not look bright.

IEA warns world headed for irreversible climate change in five years, greenhouse emissions soaring

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The energy report contained a very urgent call for action on climate. The IEA report warned that if our energy infrastructure is not rapidly changed the world will head towards irreversible climate change in five years. And so they warn that our last chance against dangerous climate change will be lost forever.

The 10 things you need to know from the new IPCC climate report

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It is “yet another wake-up call to the global community that we must act together swiftly and aggressively,” the White House said in a statement.

Tackling climate change presents a ‘golden opportunity’ for public health

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If everyone were on bikes, it wouldn’t be as much of a problem.” The planet is going to burn up. Read more: [link].

Gordon Brown calls climate change deniers “flat-earthers”

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And Brown and Miliband do have the climate science on their side. We know the science. We know what we must do.”&#.

Permafrost Thawing May Cause Major Increase in Global Warming Feedback Loop

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UNEP’s permafrost report recommends that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assess permafrost emissions

How Oceans Contribute to Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Much of the focus on getting control of climate change has centered on fossil fuel emissions. Reassessing Climate Change.

How Climate Change Threatens Alexandria, Casablanca, and Tunis

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The Middle East/North Africa region is the second most vulnerable to climate change, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC).

What they said

Environmental Economics

Mark Thoma: Robert Stavins: Climate Realities : It is true that, in theory, we can avoid the worst consequences of climate change with an intensive global effort over the next several decades. The world is now on track to more than double current greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere by the end of the century.

Dramatic Sea Level Rise Expected From Faster Melting of Arctic Snow and Ice

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This is more than two and a half times higher than the 2007 projection of a half to two feet by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Combating this threat to the Arctic and the globe requires tackling the problem of climate change. Both are needed to win the battle against global warming.

Watch out for a Warmer World - So Prepare for More Frequent, More Extreme Weather

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In the Northern Hemisphere, the last 30 years from 1983–2012 was “likely” the warmest 30-year period of the

Study Links Ozone Hole to Climate Change

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While previous work has shown that the ozone hole is changing the atmospheric flow in the high latitudes, the Columbia Engineering paper, “Impact of Polar Ozone Depletion on Subtropical Precipitation,” demonstrates that the ozone hole is able to influence the tropical circulation and increase rainfall at low latitudes in the Southern Hemisphere.

Climate Change Means Floods and Heat Ahead and Almost Certainly Caused by Human Activity

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The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change also said there was a 95 per cent likelihood that global warming is caused by human activities.

Studies Forecast More Extreme Weather Due to Global Warming

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According to a report by the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) , the weather for the future continues to be stormy. Floods, droughts, freak blizzards, heat waves, horrendous hurricanes—no it’s not the stuff of fiction.

Carbon emissions sees record rise despite economic recession

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According to an unpublished report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) global greenhouse gas emissions has increased to new record levels. This is the worst news on emissions," Birol told the Guardian. "It is becoming extremely challenging to remain below 2 degrees. “The prospect is getting bleaker.

There is nothing funny about climate change

Environmental Economics

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned Monday that global warming is likely to become completely irreversible if no successful effort is made to slow down the trend before 2006. Via The Onion : A new report from the U.N.

Sea Level Rise Outpaces Expert Predictions

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projected an annual sea level rise last year in 2011 of 2 millimeters per year.