September 27, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Humans are warming atmosphere and climate change is irreversible unless we act now.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its fifth assessment report (AR5), which surely must be one of the most important science documents of all time. Continue reading

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September 27, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Human influence on climate clear, IPCC report says

Human influence on the climate system is clear. This is evident in most regions of the globe, a new assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes. It is extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of… Continue reading

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August 20, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Leaked UN climate report warns of dangerous global warming. Will the world listen?

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was expected to delivery its fifth Assessment Report (AR5) next month, but over the past weekend, a draft of that report was leaked to Reuters, which reported the early findings. Continue reading

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March 26, 2013
by David Doniger
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Ken Cuccinelli’s March Madness

David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Virginia’s attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientifi… Continue reading

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February 10, 2013
by Zack Strong
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Polar Bears Will Just Adapt to Land, Right?

Zack Strong, Wildlife Conservation Fellow, Livingston, Montana
 

Polar bears use arctic sea ice as a platform to hunt their favorite food, seals.  Unfortunately, climatic warming is rapidly melting the ice.  Without it, … Continue reading

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January 15, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Where there’s smoke or smog, there’s climate change

In addition to causing smoggy skies and chronic coughs, soot — or black carbon — turns out to be the number two contributor to global warming. It’s second only to carbon dioxide, according to a four-year assessment by an international panel. The new … Continue reading

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February 7, 2012
by Frances Beinecke
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In Delhi, Leaders Call for Sustainable Action Today, Not Promises for Tomorrow

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
As I traveled through Mumbai and Delhi over the past few days, I’ve been awed by the rapid growth taking place in Indian cities. Statistics about urbanization abound, but experien… Continue reading

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January 31, 2011
by Shravya Reddy
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India Climate Change and Energy News – January 16 to January 22, 2011

Climate Change
‘By 2020, World to be 2.4 C Warmer, India to be Hardest Hit’
“The Earth will be 2.4 degree Celsius warmer by 2020 if the world continues with the business-as-usual approach to climate change and India would be one of th… Continue reading

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January 12, 2011
by Michael Davidson
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Countries Call for Action on Sustainable Development at Earth Summit in 2012

Over the last two days, countries and civil society groups met in New York to discuss the future of international efforts to promote sustainable development. The meeting at the UN was the first preparatory meeting since last May for the 2012 Earth Summ… Continue reading

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