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Ahead of Exxon's annual meeting, climate activists gain ground

Shareholder activists focused on climate issues are gaining traction in their push to have large energy companies and utilities take account of the impact rising global temperatures could have on their businesses. »
22 May, 13:30 - reuters -  - 

New coalmines will worsen poverty and escalate climate change, report finds

Oxfam attacks Australia’s ‘climate policy paralysis’ and urges it to promise no new coalmines and end public subsidies. New coalmines will leave more people in poverty, Oxfam has said in a new report, calling on Australia to commit to no new coalmines and to end public subsidies for coalmining. »
21 May, 20:30 - guardian -  - 

China to partly fund new CSIRO climate research centre

CSIRO's re-embracing of climate change research will be stressed on Monday when the national science agency announces a new centre partly funded by Chinese interests. »
21 May, 20:10 - smh -  - 

This week in climate news (21 May 2017)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
21 May, 18:03 - climatiq -  - 

How do the four main parties compare on the environment?

Environment experts weigh up the manifesto pledges on issues such as air pollution, climate change, energy and waste. Continue reading... »
21 May, 11:00 - guardian -  - 

Experts reject Bjørn Lomborg's view on 2C warming target

Lomborg’s Copenhagen Consensus Centre says investment in keeping temperature rises below 2C would return less than $1 for every $1 spent. Experts have challenged a claim by Bjørn Lomborg’s Copenhagen Consensus Centre that holding global temperature rises to 2C is a poor investment. »
21 May, 01:30 - guardian -  - 

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

A new study has found a steady growth of moss in Antarctica over the last 50 years -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 May, 22:20 - scientificamerican -  - 

Study: inspiring action on climate change is more complex than you might think | John Abraham

People have to grasp how climate change impacts them, and we need to value environmentally sound behavior. We know humans are causing climate change. That is a fact that has been known for well over 100 years. We also know that there will be significant social and economic costs from the effects. »
19 May, 14:40 - guardian -  - 

Rising seas could double the number of severe coastal floods

An increase in sea level of between just 5 and 10 centimetres could make devastating weather events come every 25 years rather than every 50 years. »
19 May, 07:40 - newscientist -  - 

Republican Governors Urge White House to Stay in Climate Pact

The governors of Massachusetts and Vermont say their states are already feeling the brunt of climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 May, 21:40 - scientificamerican -  - 

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