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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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Climate action a ‘moral responsibility’


Chinese climatologist says the world must work together on global warming. “Global warming is causing changes in glaciers, permafrost and snow cover in Central Asia, threatening the livelihood of millions of people in the region. Nature spoke with Qin Dahe, … 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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Urban ‘heat island’ effect is a small part of global warming


Urban ‘heat island’ effect is a small part of global warming; white roofs don’t reduce it Cities release more heat to the atmosphere than the rural vegetated areas around them, but how much influence these urban “heat islands” have on … Continue reading

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Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years


Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. Massive economic costs, social consequences and forced migrations could result from global warming. But how frightening of times are we facing? Researchers … Continue reading

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