Tag Archives: Climate change

Climate, health and food


How to tackle the climate, health and food crises, all at the same time. Reducing the soot pumped out by cars and cooking fires and the methane from coal mines and oil wells would rapidly curb global warming, prevent air … Continue reading

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Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets


In a comment made 7:09 PM on January 5, 2012 to an article titled “Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets” http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-politics/natural-gas-plans-threaten-greenhouse-gas-targets/article2291990/comments/  “GlynnMhor of Skywall” claimed “All four of the major global temperature datasets show how temperature increases have stalled over the … Continue reading

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Why is it so easy to save the banks – but so hard to save the biosphere?


Agreements to bail out banks happen in days – but despite some good progress at Durban, we still don’t have a legally binding deal to bail out the planet? They bailed out the banks in days. But even deciding to … Continue reading

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Shift to clean energy


The following essay was written by Cheryl McNamara, Communications Officer of the Citizens Climate Lobby. I am pleased to present it here. Earlier this month, the world convened once again to nail down a post-Kyoto commitment on climate change. And … Continue reading

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Governments must plan for migration in response to climate change, researchers say


GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Governments around the world must be prepared for mass migrations caused by rising global temperatures or face the possibility of calamitous results, say University of Florida scientists on a research team reporting in the Oct. 28 edition … Continue reading

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No simultaneous warming of northern and southern hemispheres as a result of climate change


New study shows no simultaneous warming of northern and southern hemispheres as a result of climate change for 20 000 years A common argument against global warming is that the climate has always varied. Temperatures rise sometimes and this is … Continue reading

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Global warming study finds no grounds for climate sceptics’ concerns


Independent investigation of the key issues sceptics claim can skew global warming figures reports that they have no real effect The world is getting warmer, countering the doubts of climate change sceptics about the validity of some of the scientific … Continue reading

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