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More, bigger wildfires burning western U.S.

fredag, 18. april 2014

AGU: Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years –…

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Global CCS Map

mandag, 14. april 2014

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Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage

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Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

søndag, 13. april 2014

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era…

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How much of the world’s carbon reserves can we burn? – interactive

fredag, 11. april 2014

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Guardian: Burning remaining fossil fuel reserves will release carbon dioxide that will trigger different warming scenarios

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2014/apr/11/how-much-of-the-worlds-carbon-reserves-can-we-burn-interactive

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What is The Trillion Tonne Communiqué?

onsdag, 9. april 2014

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The Trillion Tonne Communiqué is a global call to arms from businesses who take the science of climate change seriously…

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Siberia Is Already Experiencing Mid-Summer Temperatures And Major Wildfires

tirsdag, 8. april 2014

Climateprogress: Russia’s less than fearsome winter this year has drawn international attention. From the slushy snow at the Sochi games…

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Permafrost thawing could accelerate global warming

tirsdag, 8. april 2014

ScienceDaily:

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Florida State University

Summary:

Researchers have found new evidence that permafrost thawing is releasing large quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere…

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Carbon dioxide in the tropical Pacific Ocean is increasing faster than expected

mandag, 7. april 2014

NOAA: New NOAA research has revealed unprecedented changes in ocean carbon dioxide in the tropical Pacific Ocean over the last 14…

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Pew Report Finds That Global Clean Energy Investment Declined in 2013

mandag, 7. april 2014

PEW: Global clean energy investment fell 11 percent to $254 billion, and renewable power generating capacity additions declined by 1…

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FACTBOX – Ten ways in which global warming will hit India – UN panel

onsdag, 2. april 2014

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says countries like India will…

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Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

tirsdag, 1. april 2014

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IPCC: The Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group II contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report was approved, and the…

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Ocean Acidification

lørdag, 29. marts 2014

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New Ocean Acidification website launched

http://ocean-acidification.net/

A new online resource on Ocean Acidification has been launched that brings together new ocean acidification…

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IPCC report: climate change felt ‘on all continents and across the oceans’

lørdag, 29. marts 2014

Guardian: Climate change has already left its mark “on all continents and across the oceans”, damaging food crops, spreading disease,…

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WMO Annual Climate Statement Highlights Extreme Events

onsdag, 26. marts 2014

WMO: The dramatic impact of climate variability and climate change continued to be felt all over the world throughout 2013.The…

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Global warming to hit Asia hardest

søndag, 23. marts 2014

Guardian: People in coastal regions of Asia, particularly those living in cities, could face some of the worst effects of…

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Happy World Water Day

fredag, 21. marts 2014

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1. Water requires energy and energy requires water

2. Supplies are limited and demand is increasing

3. Saving energy is saving water.…

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Global food trade can alleviate water scarcity

fredag, 21. marts 2014

Potsdam PIK: International trade of food crops led to freshwater savings worth 2.4 billion US-Dollars in 2005 and had a…

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Middle East drought a threat to global food prices

søndag, 9. marts 2014

AlertNet: The Middle East’s driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops…

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Arctic melt speeding up

søndag, 9. marts 2014

climate news network: Ice in the Arctic continues to retreat. The season without ice is getting longer by an average…

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Sea-level rise threatens UNESCO World Heritage sites

onsdag, 5. marts 2014

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IOP: Some of the world’s most recognisable and important landmarks could be lost to rising sea-levels if current global warming…

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Climate forecast for Australia: hot days, higher fire risk, more severe droughts

tirsdag, 4. marts 2014

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State of the Climate – 2014

This State of the Climate is the third in a series of reports produced by…

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Europe’s flood risk may double by 2050

mandag, 3. marts 2014

climate news network: The catastrophic floods that soaked Europe last summer and the United Kingdom this winter are part of…

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Royal Society and US National Academy of Sciences release joint publication on climate change

fredag, 28. februar 2014

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The US National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society released a joint publication today that explains the clear evidence that humans are causing…

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Global climate laws now cover nearly 90% of carbon pollution

torsdag, 27. februar 2014

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On 27 February 2014, the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE International) released the 4th edition of the GLOBE Climate Legislation Study…

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January 2014’s extreme weather worldwide – interactive map

onsdag, 26. februar 2014

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Guardian: From temperatures as low as -36C in Russia to some of the wettest weather in the UK’s history, this…

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Volcanic eruptions causing global warming slowdown

mandag, 24. februar 2014

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Guardian: 17 volcanoes since 2000 account for up to 15% of the difference between predicted and observed warming this century.

Small…

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Wild weather puts climate back on global agenda before 2015 deadline

onsdag, 19. februar 2014

(Reuters) – Bitter cold in the United States might appear to contradict the notion of global warming, but with Britain’s…

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Heatwaves: Hotter, Longer, More Often

tirsdag, 18. februar 2014

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AUS Climate Couincil: The report examines the impact of climate change on heatwaves and hot weather in Australia and around…

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Video: A Polar Disaster Movie

mandag, 17. februar 2014

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Science: It’s not a secret that the Arctic Ocean is turning from white to blue as sea ice retreats. But…

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Half of plants may move in warmer world

søndag, 16. februar 2014

climate news network: By 2100, vegetation patterns will be shifting in almost half the land area of the planet, according…

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Climate change is here now and it could lead to global conflict

fredag, 14. februar 2014

Nicholas Stern

The Guardian, Friday 14 February 2014

Extreme weather events in the UK and overseas are part of a growing pattern…

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Analysis: How climate change features in newspaper coverage of the UK’s floods

onsdag, 12. februar 2014

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Carbon Brief: UK newspapers have consistently featured one story over the last 10 weeks: flooding. While scientists say climate change…

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A Global Perspective on the Recent Storms and Floods in the UK

onsdag, 12. februar 2014

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UK MET: This series of winter storms has been exceptional in its duration, and has led to the wettest December…

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New maps reveal locations of species at risk as climate changes

mandag, 10. februar 2014

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CSIRO: In research published today in the journal Nature, CSIRO and an international team of scientists revealed global maps showing how…

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Global warming ‘pause’ due to unusual trade winds in Pacific ocean, study finds

mandag, 10. februar 2014

Guardian: The contentious “pause” in global warming over the past decade is largely due to unusually strong trade winds in…

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EU to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030

lørdag, 8. februar 2014

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Guardian: Europe will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, the toughest climate change…

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Big Facts on climate change, agriculture and food security.

torsdag, 6. februar 2014

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CGIAR: Big Facts is a resource of the most up-to-date and robust facts relevant to the nexus of climate change,…

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Greenland’s fastest glacier reaches record speeds

onsdag, 5. februar 2014

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EGU: Jakobshavn Isbræ (Jakobshavn Glacier) is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that…

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WMO: 2013 Among Top Ten Warmest on Record

onsdag, 5. februar 2014

WMO: –The year 2013 was among the top ten warmest years since modern records began in 1850, according to the…

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Atlantic changes are warming Antarctic

søndag, 2. februar 2014

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climate news nerwork:More evidence has emerged that changing climate in one region can have unpredictable effects many thousands of miles…

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Nile Delta Disappearing Beneath the Sea

fredag, 31. januar 2014

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IPS: Spread over 25,000 kilometres, the densely populated Nile Delta is the breadbasket of Egypt, accounting for two-thirds of the…

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Researchers report on new catalyst to convert greenhouse gases into chemicals

fredag, 31. januar 2014

University of Delaware: -A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has developed a highly selective catalyst capable of…

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Extreme weather is a reality – the insurance industry must adapt

fredag, 31. januar 2014

Guardian: Since 1980, the cost of natural catastrophes has grown by $870bn in real terms and 2011 was the second…

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Six Decades of a warming Earth.

mandag, 27. januar 2014

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NASA: NASA scientists say 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term…

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Europe, Facing Economic Pain, May Ease Climate Rules

torsdag, 23. januar 2014

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The new York Times: For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules…

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Warming ‘will double extreme El Niños’

mandag, 20. januar 2014

climate news network: Rising global temperatures are likely to double the frequency of the most severe El Niños, the periodic…

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From climate change to food insecurity, water influences the planet’s most dangerous threats.

lørdag, 18. januar 2014

Global Risks 2014 report

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WEF: The Global Risks 2014 report highlights how global risks are not only interconnected, but also have…

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Global warming’s biggest offenders

fredag, 17. januar 2014

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Cartogram of national climate contributions Here, the geographic area of each country has been scaled such that the coloured area…

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Emissions still increasing, according to leaked IPCC findings

fredag, 17. januar 2014

Guardian: Delaying action on global warming will only increase the costs and reduce the options for dealing with its worst…

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Global food markets: Climate impacts would be more costly than bioenergy effects

onsdag, 15. januar 2014

Potsdam: Ambitious greenhouse-gas mitigation consistent with the 2 degrees target is likely to require substantial amounts of bioenergy as part…

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