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2 hrs ago | Accuracy In Media
While conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine are dominating headlines across the world, the United Nations released a report warning people about global warming. Or, in other words, the U.N. warned the world about global warming's latest new reincarnation called "climate change."
6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
In mid-July, the peak body of the Uniting Church in Australia voted to sell its investments in fossil fuels. The decision was available online for anyone who cared to peruse the church's minutes, but it didn't issue a media release until a month and a half later, on the last Friday afternoon in August.
10 hrs ago | Reuters
Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed. Evolution is usually omitted in scientific projections of how global warming will affect the planet in coming decades because genetic changes happen too slowly to help larger creatures such as cod, tuna or whales.
15 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
"Maybe the most embarrassing thing is that Statoil likes to use their investments in tarsands as a further way of building its reputation." Ever since it struck oil under the North Sea in the late 1960s, Norway has tried to find a balance between profiting from oil and natural gas and protecting the environment in a country as rich in beauty as it is in fossil fuels.
19 hrs ago | CBS Local
Although the idea of climate change remains hugely controversial, there's a call for those who think it is an imminent threat to head to a major march next weekend. The People's Climate March is next Sunday, September 21st outside the United Nations building in New York, just ahead of a major climate meeting there.
BRADENTON, Fla., Dec. 7. 2009 - Support for an accord on climate change in Copenhagen has come from a surprising place: Germany's mammoth re-insurer, Munich Re, which says huge losses due to climate change demand that "fundamental framework conditions should be established" iat the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit, whicxh opened today. "We cannot afford a delay at the expense of future generations," the company said in an official statement.
You've seen some closeups of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but this image gives an idea of what it might actually look like if you were onboard the Rosetta spacecraft. One of Rosetta's two solar panels provides context for its true apparent size and the dim light from a sun more than 300 million miles distant.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called a special Climate Summit at United Nations Headquarters in New York City on September 23. This meeting, which is in addition to the annual UN Climate Change Conferences within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is intended to "mobilize action and ambition on climate change". Because this event will take place during the annual UN General Assembly meeting, Ban can expect a large number of heads of state to attend, as well as the "business, finance, civil society and local leaders" that he has invited.
A strange thing happened during climate change policy debates: Advances in hydraulic fracturing - fracking - put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within humanity's grasp, and using it led to reductions in CO2 in the United States. America disavowed nuclear energy due to anti-science beliefs and lobbying by environmental groups and adopted dirty coal in its place.
The World Meteorological Organization is running a campaign using television weather presenters and national broadcasters from around the world, to influence the UN's Climate Summit 2014 scheduled for New York City on September 23. It is a counter attack designed to offset their losing the public, political, and scientific debate. "paint a compelling picture of what life could be like on a warmer planet,"a "Climate change is already leading to more extreme weather such as intense heat and raina We need to act now."
There's an old line that environmentalists are "watermelons"-green on the outside, red on the inside. A lot of environmentalists will take great offense if you say this: No no! We like economic growth and capitalism just fine! We just want it to be "sustainable," whatever that means.
We are pleased to provide you with this issue of Bracewell's Texas Environmental Update, offering the latest news about permitting, enforcement, regulatory developments, and other matters of interest to the regulated community in Texas. Texas Railroad Commission Proposes Regulation to Address Earthquake Risks from Disposal Wells Bracewell & Giuliani Environmental Strategies Update, September 4, 2014 In the August 29, 2014 issue of the Texas Register , the Railroad Commission of Texas proposed several amendments to the regulations governing saltwater and other oil and gas waste disposal wells .
It's been a busy year for climate scientists, who have been trying to explain why there has been no global warming for nearly two decades. The Daily Caller News Foundation reported in February there were eight mainstream explanations for the pause, but there are now a whopping 52 explanations for why there has been no warming trend for the last 215 months.
Her warning coincided with two independent studies that indicate the recent pause in surface warming may be the last for generations. "Unless the world acts on climate change in a timely way, are going to be the hardest hit," she told Agence France-Presse.
Earlier we added this to the list , now here is the description of the excuse. Basically what they are saying is that natural climate variability has overtaken the posited powerful effects of CO2 on climate.
September, 2014 - Despite overwhelming scientific evidence supporting the existence of human caused climate change, some still vehemently deny its existence. In 2013, a Pew study that was cited by national media revealed that only 1 in 4 Americans see global warming as a threat.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:13 pm
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