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Understanding climate science

mandag, 28. juli 2014

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CISL, together with the Cambridge Judge Business School and the support of the European Climate Foundation is summarising the latest…

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UN: Deep Decarbonization Pathways

tirsdag, 8. juli 2014

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SDSN: The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) is a collaborative initiative to understand and show how individual countries can transition…

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The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record

søndag, 6. juli 2014

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Climateprogress: On Monday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii told Climate Central that…

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All the world’s oceans have plastic debris on their surface

tirsdag, 1. juli 2014

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ScieneDaily: The Malaspina Expedition, led by the Spanish National Research Council, has demonstrated that there are five large accumulations of plastic…

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Science Special Issue

fredag, 27. juni 2014

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702—PERCENT INCREASE IN U.S. SHALE GAS PRODUCTION SINCE 2007

40—PERCENT SHALE GAS SHARE OF TOTAL U.S. PRODUCTION

47—PERCENT INCREASE IN U.S. ELECTRICITY…

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New study quantifies the effects of climate change in Europe

torsdag, 26. juni 2014

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JRC: If no further action is taken and global temperature increases by 3.5°C, climate damages in the EU could amount…

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Risky Business

onsdag, 25. juni 2014

U.S. Regions and Business Sectors Face Significant Economic Risks From Climate Change

Risky Business: The American economy could face significant and…

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Global Analysis – May 2014

tirsdag, 24. juni 2014

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May 2014 Selected Climate Anomalies and Events Map

NOAA: The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for May…

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EXPLORE CLIMATE DATA ON INTERACTIVE MAP

fredag, 20. juni 2014

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LANCELOT IS NOW ONLINE

Lancelot is the web application designed and produced by the Euro-Mediterranean Center on climate Change (CMCC) to provide…

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Flow chart unclear for glacial rivers in the high Himalayas

fredag, 20. juni 2014

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Climate News Network:

Glaciers in the high Himalayas and on the Tibetan Plateau are a vital source of water for millions…

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Energy sector faces increasing pressures from climate change

onsdag, 18. juni 2014

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WEC: The energy sector is facing increasing pressures from climate change. All segments of the industry will be affected by…

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Beyond Storms & Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

onsdag, 11. juni 2014

ecoAmerica: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change chronicles the likely psychological impacts of climate change, from stress, anxiety and depression…

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Briefing on Climate Change: Implications for Defence

onsdag, 11. juni 2014

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The Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of…

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Modern Ocean Acidification Is Outpacing Ancient Upheaval

torsdag, 5. juni 2014

The Earth Institute at Columbia University: Some 56 million years ago, a massive pulse of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere…

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US Clean Power Plan

tirsdag, 3. juni 2014

EPA: On June 2, 2014, the EPA proposed the Clean Power Plan that will maintain an affordable, reliable energy system,…

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Climate Change Indicators in the United States

torsdag, 29. maj 2014

US EPA: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the third edition of a report, Climate Change Indicators in the…

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UK carbon capture plants must get go-ahead within year

onsdag, 21. maj 2014

guardian: The UK’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) plants must be fast-tracked and get the go-ahead within a year,…

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Increased ice losses from Antarctica detected by CryoSat-2

tirsdag, 20. maj 2014

ScienceDaily: Three years of observations show that the Antarctic ice sheet is now losing 159 billion tons of ice each…

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April Becomes 1st Month With CO2 Levels Above 400 PPM

søndag, 18. maj 2014

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ClimateCentral: The first measurement in excess of 400 ppm was made on May 9, 2013. This year, the level rose…

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West Antarctic Glacier Loss Appears Unstoppable

tirsdag, 13. maj 2014

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NASA: A new study by researchers at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, finds a rapidly melting section of…

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Greenland melting due equally to global warming, natural variations

fredag, 9. maj 2014

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University of Washington: The rapid melting of Greenland glaciers is captured in the documentary “Chasing Ice.” The retreat of the…

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Catastrophe Modelling & Climate Change,

torsdag, 8. maj 2014

Lloyds: Against a background of more frequent severe weather events, such as floods and windstorms, a new report from Lloyd’s…

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Hotspots of climate change impacts in Africa

onsdag, 7. maj 2014

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Potsdam PIK: Overlapping impacts of climate change such as drought or flooding, declining crop yields or ecosystem damages create hotspots…

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USGCRP Releases National Climate Assessment, Launches New Website

onsdag, 7. maj 2014

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GlobalChange.gov: The report confirms that climate change is affecting every region of the country and key sectors of the U.S.…

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Climate change is clear and present danger, says landmark US report

mandag, 5. maj 2014

Guardian: Climate change has moved from distant threat to present-day danger and no American will be left unscathed, according to…

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Global warming not uniform around the globe: Some areas were recently cooling

mandag, 5. maj 2014

ScienceDaily: New research by a team of Florida State University scientists shows the first detailed look at global land surface…

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Offshore Wind approaching 7 GW worldwide

lørdag, 3. maj 2014

Fraunhofer: In the new »Wind Energy Report Germany 2013« Fraunhofer IWES researchers confirm that offshore wind energy is increasing worldwide.…

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Global warming: China and US in crucial talks on cutting carbon dioxide emissions

lørdag, 3. maj 2014

The Telegraph: China and the United States – by far the world’s greatest emitters of carbon dioxide – have started…

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Carbon dioxide in atmosphere at record level

fredag, 2. maj 2014

USA to day: For the first time in human history and likely for the first time in at least 800,000…

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Multiple metrics of climate change reveal unappreciated impacts on biodiversity

fredag, 2. maj 2014

Imperial College London: A new study has shed fresh light on how climate change will affect global biodiversity by exploring…

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Ocean acidity is dissolving shells of tiny snails off the U.S. West Coast

torsdag, 1. maj 2014

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A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is…

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Climate change to intensify important African weather systems

torsdag, 1. maj 2014

Stanford: Weather systems that bring rainstorms to many drought-prone areas of northern Africa, carry Saharan dust across the ocean and…

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Typhoon Haiyan was just the start – prepare for an ever stormier future

tirsdag, 29. april 2014

Guardian: In 2012, typhoon Bopha redefined how big a typhoon could get; a year later, Haiyan blew that redefinition out…

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Climate change is the fight of our lives – yet we can hardly bear to look at it

onsdag, 23. april 2014

Guardian: We’re products of an industrial project, a project linked to fossil fuels. But humans have changed before and can…

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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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IPCC climate change report: averting catastrophe is eminently affordable

søndag, 13. april 2014

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IPCC: Concluding four years of intense scientific collaboration by hundreds of authors from around the world, this report responds to…

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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:

Source:

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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