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Climate Change Litigation - The Children Win In Court

Forbes - ‎13 hours ago‎
Against all odds, the 21 children, ages 8 to 19, who are suing the government to protect the environment against the harm of global warming in their future, have won in court.

The climate change brigade, press freedoms - and clockwork bluebells - ‎17 hours ago‎
They informed him in no uncertain terms that, if he wished to save his paper's reputation, he must stop printing articles which don't accord with the official orthodoxy on climate change. Headed by Lord Krebs, its signatories read like a check-list of ...

Millennials love clean energy, fear climate change, and don't vote. This campaign wants to change that.

Vox - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Millennials - people born between 1980 and 2000, give or take, depending on your definition - are, in many ways, an incredibly attractive political target.
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'Climate Hustle,' anti-climate change film, to air in theaters Monday

Washington Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Weather Channel founder John Coleman rushed to the defense of the film, which challenges the catastrophic climate-change narrative, after “science guy” Bill Nye slammed it in a clip released over the weekend as “not in our national interest and the ...
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Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway investors refuse to take stand on climate change

Christian Science Monitor - ‎6 hours ago‎
At Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting this week, the company's leadership showed its commitment to staying the course on climate change. Tens of thousands of investors attended the meeting, where Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries such as ...
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Knowledge of climate change consequences correlates with concern in some countries.

Ars Technica - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Improving the public's understanding of anthropogenic climate change is vital to cultivating the political will to do something about it.

This professor says devastating climate change will be irreversible unless fossil fuels are abandoned by 2030

WalesOnline - ‎5 hours ago‎
All fossil fuels should be abandoned by 2030 or devastating climate change will be irreversible, an expert has warned. Gareth Wyn Jones, Emeritus Professor at Bangor University, said coastal areas of Wales will flood if climate change continues. The ...
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Unseasonably warm weather a clear sign of climate change, say scientists

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Unseasonably warm weather across Australia, which is set to continue through the coming month, might be putting a spring in people's step but is a clear sign of dangerous climate change, according climate scientists and meteorologists. Australia and ...

Climate change to cause 38pc decline in agric income

The Herald - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The study by Science Direct shows the extent of damage that climate change will have on rain-fed agriculture in four Sub-Saharan African countries including South Africa, Cameroon and Ethiopia.
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Why we fear spiders more than climate change

Bangor Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Now, climate change is presenting humans with the ultimate long-term thinking task. February saw a record high average global surface temperature - a whopping 1.35 degrees Celsius higher than the average temperature between 1951 and 1980.

EU is central to tackling climate change, says Ed Miliband

The Guardian - ‎8 minutes ago‎
They claim that those campaigning for Brexit are climate change deniers who are ignorant of the potential impact. “Collective action is the only solution to rising seas and rising temperatures.

Honolulu Might Be Sunk Due to Climate Change

Newsweek - ‎7 hours ago‎
But along with climate change, heavy rains and their attendant floods, there may be a more persistent trouble. Steep-sloped Hawaii, prone to torrential downpours, is often described by scientists as “flashy”—meaning waterways can flood without warning.

Climate change fires up again

Otago Daily Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
It is said, timing is everything. It is something of a surprise then, that a week after New Zealand ratified the global Paris climate change accord in New York, it is announced the life of the country's last two coal-fired power generators at Genesis ...
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Workers face 'epidemic of heat-related injuries' due to climate change

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Workers in fields and factories face an epidemic of heat-related injuries that will devastate their health, income and productivity as climate change takes hold, a major UN report has warned. Productivity losses alone could rise above $2tn by 2030, as ...

Climate change puts most-threatened African antelopes in 'double jeopardy'

Science Daily - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on April 28 say that climate change will cause a disproportionate decline in African antelopes with the smallest geographic ranges, placing the most-threatened taxa in "double jeopardy.

Readers recommend playlist: songs about climate change

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Corb Lund's song The Truth Comes Out is an observent but low-key song about the effects of climate change on wildlife in the foothills of Alberta.

Barron: The climate change war

Casper Star-Tribune Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
CHEYENNE - It's hard to believe that climate change was supported by the leaders of both major political parties in the 1990s.
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This Is the Only Way to Fight Global Climate Change

Fortune - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Mindful of the White House's own report this month connecting health impacts to climate change, something similarly identified in a Lancet report last year, any subsidies to oil, coal, and gas are a direct hit to public health, a bill which taxpayers ...

Half of leading investors ignoring climate change - study

Reuters - ‎8 minutes ago‎
"However ... it is shocking that nearly half the world's biggest investors are doing nothing at all to mitigate climate risk," he said, adding pensions funds and insurers that ignore climate change were "gambling with the savings and financial security ...
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Apocalypse how? Killer robots and asteroids among dangers scientists warn could wipe out humanity - ‎18 hours ago‎
They claim engineered viruses, climate change, superbugs and droughts could also strike within the next five years. They may sound like something from a Hollywood blockbuster - but researchers say they are “very real threats” that governments are ...