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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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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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Weather satellite budget cuts a ‘disaster in the making’


Jane Lubchenco, head of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, criticises GOP moves to cut funding for critical satellite «America and Europe face a “disaster in the making” because of Congress budget cuts to a critical weather satellite, one of Barack … 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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Europeans fear climate change more than financial turmoil


Respondents said climate change was the second most serious issue facing the world, after poverty The Eurobarometer poll (pdf) suggests that the majority of the public in the European Union consider global warming to be one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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World divided on new plan to combat global warming


A new plan to curb global warming risks becoming a battleground between rich and poor nations and could struggle to get off the ground as negotiators battle over the fate of the ailing Kyoto climate pact. SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A … Continue reading

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Researchers predict extreme summertime temperatures to become a regular occurrence


To happen even if expected increases in global temperatures are avoided In an article in the current issue of the journal Climatic Change Letters, Boston University researchers have estimated the impact near-term increases in global-mean temperatures will have on summertime … Continue reading

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