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Climate Week Kicks off in NYC

Via Weasel Zippers – “Yeah. This is a thing. I swear,” opines Weasel Zippers. Climate Week NYC, marking its 5th anniversary in 2013, is the global summit that has become a key event on the international climate change calendar; it is a meeting point for leading governments, investors, businesses, innovators and opinion formers. It was […]

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Letter: Depressing U.S. lifestyle complicit in global warming

Dear Editor: In Germany, President Obama announced he’s making global warming a priority in his second term. He’d almost be believable if he didn’t have a track record of big talk and no follow-through. So forget Obama. Since it is you who are complicit in creating global warming, get off your butt and do something […]

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Climate Change Likened to Atom Bomb by Scientists

By Pauline Beart Climate scientists have given figures of rising and changing climate. These figures are almost like a warning that states that escalating temperatures are equivalent to four Hiroshima bombs in a week. They’ve completely attributed the condition to human actions. This is not an unknown fact that humans have been emitting more carbon […]

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Dem Resolution Warns Climate Change Could Push Women To 'Transactional Sex'

Dem Resolution Warns Climate Change Could Push Women To 'Transactional Sex'

By Pete Kasperowicz Several House Democrats are calling on Congress to recognize that climate change is hurting women more than men, and could even drive poor women to “transactional sex” for survival. The Resolution, from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and a dozen other Democrats, says the results of climate change include drought and reduced agricultural […]

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New peer reviewed study: Good food, walking and cycling keep climate change away

New peer reviewed study: Good food, walking and cycling keep climate change away

From the New Nostradamus of the North blog A team of “international experts” have published a paper on climate change in this week´s edition of PloS Medicine: The experts are from institutions in South Africa, Sweden and Germany. They will be highlighting the need to enhance climate and health benefits at the UN level. This […]

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Wasted milk is a real drain on our resources, study shows

Wasted milk is a real drain on our resources, study shows

Milk poured down Britain’s kitchen sinks each year creates a carbon footprint equivalent to thousands of car exhaust emissions, research shows. From the University of Edinburgh Scientists say the 360,000 tonnes of milk wasted in the UK each year creates greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 100,000 tonnes of CO2. The study by the University of […]

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Did dinosaurs cause climate change? Huge creatures may have contributed to their own demise because they produced so much flatulence, say scientists

Did dinosaurs cause climate change? Huge creatures may have contributed to their own demise because they produced so much flatulence, say scientists

Did Dino-Farts Cause Global Warming? By Pamela Owen Dinosaurs may be partly to blame for a change in climate because they created so much flatulence, according to leading scientists. Professor Graeme Ruxton of St Andrews University, Scotland, said the giant animals spent 150 years emitting the potent global warming gas, methane. Large plant-eating sauropods would […]

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