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Climate change special: Twelve days to save the world

The Independent — 02 December 2009 01:38
We face a threat as terrible as that posed by Hitler, says Johann Hari. Now we must rise to the...

...Climate change special: Twelve days to save the world We face a threat as terrible as that posed by Hitler, says Johann Hari. Now we must rise...

Prince of Wales to speak at Copenhagen climate change conference

Times Online — 01 December 2009 22:56
The Prince of Wales will travel to the Copenhagen climate change conference to deliver an address to delegates from 192 countries. Prince Charles accepted an invitation from the Danish Government to speak at the start of the final four days of...

...Prince of Wales to speak at Copenhagen climate change conference The Prince of Wales will travel to the Copenhagen climate change conference...

Climate change 'could kill 400,000 children every year'

Telegraph.co.uk — 30 November 2009 08:00
Climate change could kill more than 400,000 children every year in the future because of floods and droughts, according to a leading...

Nepal's cabinet to meet on Mount Everest

The Independent — 30 November 2009 01:13
Nepal's government says it will hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest on 4 December to highlight the threat from global warming to glaciers in the...

...meeting on Mount Everest on 4 December to highlight the threat from global warming to glaciers in the Himalayas. Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal...

Obama to push for emissions limits at Copenhagen

Detroit News (AP) — 28 November 2009 23:22
David Shepardson / Detroit News Washington Bureau Washington -- President Barack Obama will propose a sweeping global reduction in greenhouse gas emissions when he attends a climate change conference next...

Rising sea levels: A tale of two cities

BBC News Educational Edition — 25 November 2009 07:48
When people talk about the impact of rising sea levels, they often think of small island states that risk being submerged if global warming continues...

...levels, they often think of small island states that risk being submerged if global warming continues unchecked. But it's not only those on low-lying...

UK wants technology included in Copenhagen climate talks

ComputerWeekly.com — 11 November 2009 14:29
Officials campaigning to get IT addressed at the Copenhagen climate talks in December are writing proposals which they hope will get a mention. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU)) and the OECD are fighting to get IT addressed during the talks, which will shape the world's response to...

Green home makeover will cost £15,000, says climate change watchdog

Telegraph.co.uk — 11 November 2009 07:37
Home owners will need to spend up to £15,000 on an energy efficiency makeover if the government is to meet its ambitious targets for cutting carbon emissions, the head of Britain's climate change watchdog has...

Earth is still absorbing CO2, claims climate change study

Daily Mail — 11 November 2009 02:04
The Earth is creating stores to absorb excessive levels of carbon dioxide, a study has found. Despite the amount of CO2 being pumped into the atmosphere increasing, a significant level is still stored in oceans and forests, according to Bristol...

India's environment minister under fire over glaciers

The Independent — 10 November 2009 12:56
India's environment minister came under fire Tuesday from scientists for denying climate change was causing Himalayan glaciers to melt and disputing the work of the UN's top global warming...

...environment minister came under fire Tuesday from scientists for denying climate change was causing Himalayan glaciers to melt and disputing the...


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