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A Clarion Call From the Climate Change Frontline

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Huffington Post - This is the transcript of a video "address to the world" released by President Loeak on 18 September 2014 ahead of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit.
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International Panel says Urgent Action Needed to Mitigate Climate Change

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:54
Source: Voice of America - A leading climate scientist warns failure to act on reducing threats from climate change will have disastrous global consequences. He said the science on climate change is solid and inaction is no solution.
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India's farmers beating climate change with technology

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:54
Source: BBC News - Farmers in the northern Indian state of Haryana have been getting help from new technology, like the GreenSeeker - a handheld gadget that works as a crop sensor.
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Prince Charles will tell leaders climate action is ‘only rational choice’

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Guardian - Action on climate change is not bad for business, it is “the only rational choice”, Prince Charles will tell a summit of world leaders meeting to discuss the issue.
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Ban Enlisting Business on Climate Change May Win UN Pact

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:34
Source: Bloomberg - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s strategy to forge a global climate agreement by 2015 will enter a new phase next week when more than 120 world leaders meet in New York to discuss greenhouse gas cuts.
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Julie Bishop rejects UN request to strengthen Australian climate targets

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:34
Source: The Age - Australia is refusing to take a plan for deeper cuts to greenhouse gas emissions to a special world leaders' climate summit in New York next week, rejecting calls from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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Kiribati President's Arctic expedition to observe climate change

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:09
Source: Radio Australia - His voyage is a precursor to the UN Climate Summit in New York, just five days away, where he will urge large nations to cosider how climate change impacts small island nations like his.
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Global Warming Changes the Way Sharks Swim

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:09
Source: Discovery News - Sharks exposed to ocean water acidified by too much carbon dioxide alter their behavior, swimming in longer spurts than sharks in typical ocean water, particularly during their nighttime wanderings.
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New Hydrogen Production Method Could Help Store Renewable Energy

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:09
Source: Huffington Post - Scientists at Scotland's University of Glasgow say they've found a new way to produce hydrogen from clean, renewable energy sources.
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Busy Days Precede a March Focusing on Climate Change

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:09
Source: The New York Times - In a three-story warehouse in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, hundreds of people are working to turn the People’s Climate March planned for Sunday into a visual spectacle.
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The silence on climate change is deafening. It's time for us to get loud (opinion)

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: The Guardian - In Dr Seuss’s parable, it take all of Whoville to make enough noise to save their planet. How much will it take to save ours?
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Is global warming causing COLDER winters? Melting ice is destabilising the polar vortex, study claims

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: Daily Mail - Global warming could be triggering increasingly cold winters in some parts of the world, scientists have claimed. Researchers have discovered a link between rising ocean temperatures, and a large pocket of cold air known as the polar vortex.
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Podesta: Obama to Tout Global Warming 'Resilience' at U.N. Climate Summit

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: National Journal - A top White House adviser said President Obama will use next week's United Nations climate summit in New York City to push initiatives aimed at helping nations bolster their defenses against climate-related risks.
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Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story (opinion)

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: Huffington Post - Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate, they are showcasing the single most practical way to tackle climate change, starting now.
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Why Exxon is betting on a higher carbon price than Google

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: Business Spectator - As carbon markets spring up across the world, companies are increasingly being made to pay to emit greenhouse gases. To keep one step ahead, many already factor a carbon price into their investment decisions.
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As Uganda Heats Up, Pests and Disease Flourish to Attack its Top Export Crop

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:54
Source: UIP - The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) estimates that 85 percent of all coffee produced in Uganda is mostly from smallholder farmers. The sector employs 3.5 million people. But now it seems as if the good times are at risk from a changing climate.
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World will 'change course' on climate at UN summit (opinion)

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:34
Source: AFP - A UN summit on climate change will see the world "change course" and begin to seriously tackle global warming, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson said Wednesday.
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Miami Beach prepares for extreme high tides

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:34
Source: Associated Press - Climate change is not only already visible in iconic South Beach, but so is climate change adaptation, in the form of new storm water pumps meant to keep rising sea levels from swamping low-lying streets, city officials said Wednesday.
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Figueres: "If we want to prevent conflicts, we have to address climate change now"

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:34
Source: Deutsche Welle - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders from government, business and civil society to a Climate Summit in New York on 23 September. UN’s climate chief Christiana Figueres told DW what she expects.
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Australia not prepared for effects of climate change

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:09
Source: ABC Online - A Climate Council report on the effects of climate change on infrastructure calls coastal flooding the sleeping giant of risk to future prosperity.
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