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#103285
2015-03-26

Climate refuges found where corals survive, grow

As rising ocean temperatures continue to fuel the disappearance of reef-building corals, a new study finds there may be some climate refuges where corals will survive in the future.

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#103292
2015-03-26

Leaders of European cities make pledge to tackle climate change

Leaders and representatives of 30 European cities will gather in Paris on Thursday to declare their commitment to “clean” policies to fight climate change.

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#103273
2015-03-25

Study identifies bean varieties immune to climate change

CALI, Colombia, March 25 (UPI) -- Will beans be around in 50 years? Or will they be global warming's first agricultural casualty? A new study has identified several varieties of beans that are best suited to survive coming decades.

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#103276
2015-03-25

Key to the long-term storage of dissolved organic carbon in the deep ocean

Researchers have made strides in the understanding of the mechanisms governing the persistence of dissolved organic carbon for hundreds or thousands of years in the deep ocean.

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#103259
2015-03-24

Ocean circulation changing: Ten years of ocean monitoring uncovers secrets of changing UK winters

A groundbreaking project to observe and analyse regular data about ocean circulation and how it impacts on Britain’s climate has reached a ten-year milestone, giving valuable new insights into how ocean currents can affect global warming.

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#103248
2015-03-23

Climate change: China official warns of 'huge impact'

Climate change could have a "huge impact" on China, reducing crop yields and harming the environment, the country's top weather scientist has warned, in a rare official admission.

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#103254
2015-03-23

Mosquitoes could bring deadly tropical diseases to the UK as climate change kicks in

Malaria, dengue fever and other deadly exotic diseases could become an established part of British life in a matter of decades, public health experts have warned.

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#103189
2015-03-18

New lake surface temperature database will help to study climate change

Eighty two researchers from more than 20 countries collected data from major lakes in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Oceanic region.

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#103192
2015-03-18

Caribbean Community Climate-Smarting Fisheries, But Slowly

KINGSTON, Mar 17 2015 (IPS) - Caribbean nations have begun work on a plan to ‘climate smart’ the region’s fisheries as part of overall efforts to secure food supplies.

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#103180
2015-03-17

Seychelles issues ‘wake up’ call on climate change after Vanuatu cyclone

The president of the Seychelles on Monday called on the international community to "wake up" to climate change after a massive tropical cyclone devastated the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.

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#103157
2015-03-16

Climate-adaptation effort cuts hunger in African villages

Shift in farming techniques reduces number of households eating one or no meals each day.

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#103163
2015-03-16

Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu's president blames climate change for extreme weather

Baldwin Lonsdale describes category five cyclone Pam as ‘a monster that has hit Vanuatu’, wiping out development

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#103170
2015-03-16

Vanuatu disaster prompts calls for climate change action

Thought to be the worst natural disaster in living memory to hit Vanuatu, Cyclone Pam has killed at least eight people and dozens more are feared dead with the most remote of the country's 65 south Pacific islands not yet reached by emergency crews.

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#103133
2015-03-13

'Long struggle' warning on climate

America’s chief climate negotiator has warned of the long battle ahead to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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#103140
2015-03-13

The Fate of Trees: How Climate Change May Alter Forests Worldwide

By the end of the century, the woodlands of the Southwest will likely be reduced to weeds and shrubs. And scientists worry that the rest of the planet may see similar effects.

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#103142
2015-03-13

'Long struggle' warning on climate

America’s chief climate negotiator has warned of the long battle ahead to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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#103105
2015-03-11

Small eddies produce global effects on climate change

The increasing strength of winds over the Southern Ocean has extended its ability to absorb carbon dioxide, effectively delaying the impacts of global warming.

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#103109
2015-03-11

Losing paradise: the people displaced by atomic bombs, and now climate change

People in the Pacific Marshall Islands and Kiribati are facing oblivion as the sea around them rises, and they are already suffering from food shortages, droughts and floods. Karl Mathiesen reports from the frontline of climate crisis

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#103112
2015-03-11

Modi pledges climate alliance with small island states

India’s prime minster will cooperate closely with small island states on work towards a global climate change pact, he said today.

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#103081
2015-03-10

Global Warming Could Hit Rates Unseen in 1,000 Years

We are standing on the edge of a new world where warming is poised to accelerate at rates unseen for at least 1,000 years.

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#103099
2015-03-10

Hidden greenhouse emissions revealed in new Board of Agriculture report

Restoration of wetlands can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is shown in a report that has been written in part by researchers from the University of Gothenburg.

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#103067
2015-03-09

How will everything change under climate change?

The alarm bells of the climate crisis have been ringing in our ears for years and are getting louder all the time - yet humanity has failed to change course. What is wrong with us?

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#103050
2015-03-06

Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?

Science just served up a double coupon for the argumentative: A new study suggests that climate change is driving a Middle East conflict that brought the Islamic State to prominence..

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#103054
2015-03-06

India, Egypt to cooperate in environment, climate change

CAIRO: Ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris later this year, India and Egypt have decided to form a 'joint working group' for "cooperation in environment and climate change".

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#103030
2015-03-05

Europe blazes trail against climate change

AS CHAOS from climate change ramps up in the coming decades, making floods, droughts and heatwaves commonplace, Europe will be ready. So says the European Environment Agency, which launched its five-year assessment of the state of Europe's environment in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week.

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#103033
2015-03-05

Advancing multiple approaches for characterizing permafrost microbes in a changing climate

To better characterize the microbial activities in the thawing permafrost, scientists have reported on the application of multiple molecular technologies: "omics."

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#103038
2015-03-05

Warning on hot city nights as planet warms

As the globe warms and cities sprawl, hot city nights are likely to lead to more heat stress for humans than previously anticipated, say researchers.

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#103042
2015-03-05

Intergenerational report: climate change silence in 2015 a stark contrast to 2010

Five years ago the 2010 intergenerational report declared that “climate change is the largest and most significant challenge to Australia’s environment. If climate change is not addressed, the consequences for the economy, water availability and Australia’s unique environment will be severe.”

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#103016
2015-03-04

EU uncertain over role of forests in UN climate target

European Union member states have changed a European Commission proposal for climate action to 2030, highlighting uncertainty over the role of forests.

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#103021
2015-03-04

Climate change response... Swapping coffee for chocolate

Coffee is the biggest cash crop propping up the hard-pressed economy of Central America and provides the only livelihood for millions of growers on tiny land holdings. But rising temperatures and extreme weather events have been taking their toll.

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#102993
2015-03-03

California drought caused by climate change, according to a new study

STANFORD, Calif., March 2 (UPI) -- According to a new study, California's historic drought was caused primarily by climate change.

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#102997
2015-03-03

Climate change implicated in current Syrian conflict

Drought linked to rising greenhouse-gas emissions helped to drive unrest in 2011, study finds.

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#102975
2015-03-02

Signs of spring 'shifting' in trees

Scientists say signs of spring are appearing earlier in woodlands because of temperature rises in past decades.

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#102979
2015-03-02

UN climate panel charts next steps

IPCC prepares for new leadership and plans another assessment of climate science.

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#102960
2015-02-27

World should not rush to judge Paris climate deal, says top US negotiator

Todd Stern says failure to produce a significant deal at UN climate change summit would be damaging but ‘I don’t think that’s going to happen’

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#102961
2015-02-27

Cooler Pacific has slowed global warming, briefly

The recent global warming 'pause' is partly due to a naturally-occurring cyclical cooling of the Pacific Ocean, say a team of scientists, who add that the pause is unlikely to last much longer.

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#102935
2015-02-25

Livelihoods of millions of Southeast Asians at risk from climate change

Based on a USAID Values at Risk (VAR) report released this week, researchers from the World Resources Institute (WRI) examined the economic impact of climate change on key livelihood sectors - such as agriculture, fisheries, and rural infrastructure - of the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) which ...

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#102907
2015-02-24

2015 pivotal for finalizing universal climate change agreement, Ban tells Member States

23 February 2015 – This year is pivotal for global action on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today in New York, emphasising that all the major advances of 2014 have set the stage for success in 2015.

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#102910
2015-02-24

US oyster, clam farms face economic blow from acidification: study

Reuters) - U.S. shellfish producers in the Northeast and the Gulf of Mexico will be most vulnerable to an acidification of the oceans linked to climate change that makes it harder for clams and oysters to build shells, a study said on Monday.

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#102911
2015-02-24

Artificial glacier could help Ladakh villagers adapt to climate change

Villagers of the high desert of Ladakh in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state used to harvest bountiful crops of barley, wheat, fruits, and vegetables in summer.

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#102886
2015-02-20

Climate change may dramatically reduce wheat production

WASHINGTON: At least one-quarter of the world's wheat production will be lost to extreme weather from climate change in the coming decades if no adaptation measures are taken, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have warned.

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#102840
2015-02-19

Fighting Climate Change with Community Action

FONDES AMANDES, Trinidad, Feb 18 2015 (IPS) - Not far above Trinidad’s capital, Port-of-Spain, in a corner of the St. Ann’s valley in the Northern Range, the community of Fondes Amandes have come together since 1982 to respond to the climate change.

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#102830
2015-02-18

Climate Change And New York City: More Heat, Rain And Flooding On The Horizon For Big Apple

Increased coastal flooding, more intense heat waves and lots of rain are on the horizon for New Yorkers as global greenhouse gases drive manmade climate change and alter weather patterns, a report from the New York City Panel on Climate Change predicts.

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#102813
2015-02-17

As Kyoto Protocol turns 10, UN says 'first critical step' must trigger new 2015 emissions-curbing deal

16 February 2015 – As momentum builds towards negotiations in Paris next year on a universal climate agreement, the United Nations announced today that early analysis shows that countries with targets under the landmark Kyoto Protocol – the world's first emission reduction treaty – have collecti ...

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#102816
2015-02-17

More infectious diseases emerging in animals as climate changes, say zoologists

The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts is a predictable result of climate change, say zoologists in a new article.

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#102823
2015-02-17

REDD Is In The New Climate Text, But Will It Be An INDC?

The negotiating text that emerged from climate talks in Geneva includes six options for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) – or, pretty much every option currently floating around the halls.

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#102824
2015-02-17

UK party leaders unite on climate change

PARTY politics meets climate change. Leaders of the UK's three major parties have agreed that whoever wins the general election this May, Britain will carry through its obligations to try and halt global warming.

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#102796
2015-02-16

States agree key document on route to climate change agreement – UN

13 February 2015 – A key milestone on the route to a new, universal agreement on climate change was reached today in Geneva, with a week of United Nations-facilitated discussions among over 190 States ending with successful conclusion of the negotiating text for a binding treaty expected to be a ...

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#102798
2015-02-16

'Next Pinatubo' a test of geoengineering

Scientists who study ideas to engineer the climate to mitigate global warming say we should be ready to deploy an armada of instrumentation when Earth has its next major volcanic eruption

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#102799
2015-02-16

More infectious diseases emerging because of climate change

The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts is a predictable result of climate change.

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