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For Crop Harvests, Every Degree of Warming Counts

The world can expect three to seven percent less yield for each degree rise in temperature -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
16 August 2017, 20:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Swiss, EU move closer to linking emissions trading systems

Switzerland and the European Union have moved closer to linking their carbon emissions trading systems (ETS) after the European Commission and Swiss government gave their backing for a deal. »
16 August 2017, 17:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Great cliate science communication from Yale Climate Connections | John Abraham

Stellar work by group led by Anthony Leiserowitz on putting climate change research into public domain is empowering citizens and institutions. This is an unabashed endorsement of an important group. I have no affiliation with them or conflict of interest. They are great, period. »
14 August 2017, 13:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

This week in climate news (13 August 2017)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
13 August 2017, 18:03 - climatiq - Search similar - Email

Stories making the Swiss Sunday papers

Interviews with Swiss former prosecutor Carla Del Ponte about Syrian President Bachar al-Assad, Swiss President Doris Leuthard on the impact of climate change and a study on Germans living in Switzerland make up some of the headlines in Sunday’s newspapers.  In an interview in Le Matin Dimanche and SonntagsZeitung, Carla Del Ponte, the former Swiss Attorney General and ex-prosecutor for the... »
13 August 2017, 14:20 - swissinfo - Search similar - Email

The BBC should stop giving unwarranted airtime to Nigel Lawson

The broadcaster had tough questions for Al Gore and then gave space to false claims of a prominent climate sceptic. This is a recipe for spreading misinformation. »
12 August 2017, 21:10 - newscientist - Search similar - Email

Al Gore: The return of climate science’s preacher man

Climate denialism seems to loom large, but after 10 years delivering his message globally, Al Gore believes we’re on the road to salvation. »
11 August 2017, 20:30 - newscientist - Search similar - Email

Al Gore: Trump has failed to knock Paris climate deal off course

Former US vice president says the US will meet its climate commitments in spite of Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the global agreement. Donald Trump has failed to knock the Paris climate agreement off course despite his efforts to derail it, according to the former US vice president Al Gore. »
11 August 2017, 15:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

New CBA case a warning: Step up on climate change, or we’ll see you in court | John Hewson

Despite the scale and urgency of the climate crisis and popular support for action, governments and financiers are failing to act. This will have to change. »
11 August 2017, 09:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

The decision makes efforts to cut hydrofluorocarbons more difficult both in the U.S. and globally -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
10 August 2017, 22:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate change disrupts timing of river floods in Europe: study

Climate change has shifted the timing of flooding in European rivers in the past 50 years, causing deluges earlier in the northeast and later around parts of the Mediterranean, scientists said on Thursday. »
10 August 2017, 22:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Australia faces potentially disastrous consequences of climate change, inquiry told

Former defence force chief decries Australia’s response to climate challenge as a ‘manifest failure of leadership’. »
10 August 2017, 20:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Swiss forests must adapt to cope with climate change

Norway spruce and European beech trees are struggling to keep pace with warmer and drier climatic conditions in Switzerland, new research shows. »
10 August 2017, 12:20 - swissinfo - Search similar - Email

Alaskan towns at risk from rising seas sound alarm as Trump pulls federal help

Communities at risk of falling into the sea say assistance from Washington has dried up: ‘It feels like a complete abdication of responsibility on climate change’. The US government’s withdrawal from dealing with, or even acknowledging, climate change may have provoked widespread opprobrium, but for Alaskan communities at risk of toppling into the sea, the risks are rather more personal. »
10 August 2017, 11:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Swiss president views Arctic climate change

Swiss President Doris Leuthard is in Greenland learning about the impact of climate change on the Arctic.  “It is important for me to explore closely, together with the polar scientists, what we can expect in the future,” Leuthard told the Swiss News Agency ahead of the visit. »
9 August 2017, 17:50 - swissinfo - Search similar - Email

Americans already feeling effects of climate change, says report

A leaked report says evidence that humans are responsible for climate change is strong – but it remains to be seen how the Trump White House will react. »
9 August 2017, 00:40 - newscientist - Search similar - Email

Exclusive: U.S. envoys told to be coy on re-engaging in Paris climate deal - cable

U.S. diplomats should sidestep questions from foreign governments on what it would take for the Trump administration to re-engage in the global Paris climate agreement, according to a diplomatic cable seen by Reuters. »
8 August 2017, 22:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

A Century of Global Warming, in Just 35 Seconds

A new animation, the "Temperature Circle," shows every nation on the planet is now in the red -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
8 August 2017, 14:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Censoring climate change won't stop global warming | Bill McKibben

The US Department of Agriculture has forbidden the use of the words ‘climate change’. This say-no-evil policy is doomed to fail. »
8 August 2017, 11:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Tibet's fragile ecosystem is in danger. China must change its flawed environmental policy | Lobsang Sangay

Rising temperatures on the roof of the world make Tibet both a driver and amplifier of global warming. China’s unchecked mining and dam building has to be reigned in. »
7 August 2017, 10:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email
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