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U.N. Report: 14 of the Hottest 15 Years Have Been Since 2000
Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: The Guardian
The World Metereological Organization’s analysis narrowly places 2014 as the hottest recorded since 1850, as global warming continues.
Shareholders Challenge BP to Confront Climate Change Risk
Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Over 150 investors demand that BP test whether their business model is compatible with their pledge to limit global warming.
Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF
Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats
IPCC Report: World Must Urgently Switch to Clean Sources of Energy
Posted on: Apr 12, 2014, Source: The Guardian
UN panel's third report explains how global dependence on fossil fuels must end in order to avoid catastrophic climate change.
Can We Really Say Climate Change Is to Blame for Typhoon Haiyan?
Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: The Guardian
The Philippines has been hit by 24 typhoons in the past year but the power of Haiyan was off the scale, killing thousands and leaving millions homeless. Is there even worse devastation to come?
The Divestment Campaign Against Fossil Fuels Could Cause Significant Damage to Coal, Oil and Gas Companies
Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: The Guardian
A study from the University of Oxford has found that efforts to persuade institutions to divest from fossil fuels is causing waves.
UK Secretly Helping Canada Push its Tar Sands Project and Escape Dirty Fuel Designation in Europe
Posted on: Nov 28, 2011, Source: The Guardian
A European proposal would designate fuel from tar sands as resulting in 22 percent more greenhouse gas emissions than that from conventional fuels. But not if the UK has its way.
Farmville for Real: UK Farm to Let 10,000 Internet Users Run Farm
Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: The Guardian
"This is all about reconnecting people to where their food comes from."
Japan Radiation Leaks Feared as Nuclear Experts Point to Possible Coverup
Posted on: Mar 14, 2011, Source: The Guardian
Lack of radiation readings echoes pattern of secrecy employed after other major accidents such as Chernobyl.
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