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Did Climate Change Condemn Easter Islanders?

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: ABC News - The mysteries of the most isolated island in the world, Rapa Nui, commonly known as Easter Island, have baffled anthropologists and other scientists for generations, and one question about the curious inhabitants who erected those great, strange heads is what happened to the people who made them.
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Pachauri confident of deal on climate change in Paris conference

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: Hindustan Times - The world is set to take a call on new climate treaty in Paris and sustainable development goals (SDGs) in New York this year. What can be expected from the talks in New York?
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Why the next few months will be critical for green investment

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:04
Source: BusiinessGreen - With rows over fracking dominating the headlines and the United Nation's Paris Summit fast approaching, it would be easy to forget politicians are currently debating reforms to the world's biggest carbon market that could have an equally dramatic impact on green investment over the next five years.
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Shell bows to investor pressure on climate risk

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - In a rare move, oil major Shell on Thursday backed a resolution proposed by activist investors to force the company to recognize climate change risks by improving its transparency.
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For green, comfortable homes, Mali turns to mud

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.
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Poll finds gaping chasm in views between U.S. public, scientists

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: Reuters - American scientists and the general public hold vastly different views on key scientific issues including the role of people in causing climate change, the safety of genetically modified food, and evolution, a poll released on Thursday showed.
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Urban heatwaves getting worse, study confirms

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: AFP - Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
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Study flags carbon concern from melting glaciers

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Glaciers melting as a result of climate change release soot into the seas, scientists find, with unknown impacts on marine life
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Climate concern 'linked to floods'

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: BBC - Public belief in the reality of climate change has risen in Britain, partly because of the 2013 winter floods, according to a report.
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Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: SciDev.net - The UN is mooting the inclusion of genetic resources in guidelines for national climate change adaptation plans to support food security in developing countries.
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The responsible investor’s guide to climate change (opinion)

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: eco-business.com -
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Study: Climate change to bring more nasty La Ninas

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:04
Source: USA Today - Extreme La Niñas could become more frequent because of global warming, according to a study out this week in the British journal Nature Climate Change.
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Ahead of Modi's visit, Berlin lays red carpet of assurances

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: Times of India - Supporting India's efforts to deal with the threat of climate change through a range of adaptation measures, Germany on Wednesday promised to help the country in its efforts of cleaning the Ganga, conservation of water resources, waste management, its step to develop smart cities and meet its renewable energy goals by extending technological and financial support.
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5C rise in temperature tipped for Australia

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: AAP - Australia is on course to experience some of the world’s most extreme temperature increases as well as more torrential rain and increased flooding, a new report shows.
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Germany pledges to support India in climate change talks

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: Deccan Herald - Within hours of US President Barak Obama’s departure, Germany has agreed to back India in the protracted climate change negotiations with Berlin agreeing to a contentious Indian proposal on how international assistance on emission reduction measures should be spent.
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Prince Charles: business must stop blocking action on climate change

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: Guardian - Prince Charles has launched a blistering attack on companies that are actively seeking to delay progress on preventing runaway climate change.
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'World can cut carbon emissions and live well'

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: BBC - Forests around the world will need to be expanded by 5-15% to limit global temperature rises to 2C.
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Ed Davey: Personalities matter for UN Paris deal

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: RTCC - Action by Obama, Modi and Xi shows the right people are in power for successful 2015 deal, says UK climate secretary
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Climate negotiations reveal new alliances in the Global South

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:04
Source: EurActiv - The economic divides between developing countries are widening. In order to defend their interests at the climate negotiations, large emerging economies, small island states and the less advanced countries are forming alliances based on common concerns.
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