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Ellie Goulding urges action on climate change ahead of Earth Hour

Archived, 11 days ago From independent.ie 

Dublin, IRELAND - She has kicked off the countdown to the 10th annual Earth Hour with an impassioned plea for people to show governments how much they care about tackling the problem by taking to social media with the hashtag #MakeClimateMatter.

Each ye ...

Climate change to hit Mediterranean with more forest fires

Archived, 11 days ago From euractiv.com 

London, U K - The University of Barcelona study, published in the Scientific Reports journal, analysed a number of models related to summer Burning Areas (BA) and the climate indicators linked to them.

Its researchers concluded that “the direct effe ...

US desert songbirds at risk in a warming climate

Archived, 12 days ago From eurasiareview.com 

Albany, OREGON - Projected increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves in the desert of the southwestern United States are putting songbirds at greater risk for death by dehydration and mass die-offs, according to a new study.

Resea ...

Climate change: the biggest threat to the world

Archived, 12 days ago From varsity.co.uk 

Cambridge, U K - Environmental issues are the biggest threat to humanity. Of course, other factors seem more imminent right now, and I am not trying to detract from the seriousness of such issues. But the focus should not solely be on the short-term, while the health ...

Great Barrier Reef damage entering ‘uncharted territory’

Archived, 12 days ago From thenewdaily.com.au 

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - The health of the Great Barrier Reef has entered “uncharted territory” after researchers found that for the first time there had been mass coral bleaching for two summers in a row.

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and its p ...

Air pollution around the world takes a staggering toll

Archived, 12 days ago From sentinelsource.com 

Keene, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Despite calling for clean air and clean water in his first speech to a joint session of Congress, President Trump is reportedly aiming to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s staff by a fifth. Maybe Trump really believes there are enough “superf ...

Greenpeace to take Indonesian forestry ministry to Supreme Court over environmental data

Archived, 12 days ago From mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - Greenpeace will appeal a Jakarta court’s ruling against its freedom of information request directed at the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry, setting up an encounter between the NGO and President Joko Widodo’s administration in the nati ...

America will meet its climate goals: Bloomberg

Archived, 13 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - The United States will meet its climate agreement goals, UN special envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg said in Paris on Thursday.

"They have given us a roadmap of what we must do to save this planet. And I can only tell you tha ...

Total worldwide solar capacity surged by 50 percent in 2016

Archived, 13 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - The sun is shining brightly on solar power right now, as the total amount added in the world grew by a whopping 50 percent last year. The Guardian reports that new solar PV capacity grew globally in 2016 by a total of 76 gigawatts, up from about 50 G ...

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

Archived, 13 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - An independent review of the state of Australia’s environment has found the impacts of climate change are increasing and some of the changes could be irreversible.

The latest State of the Environment report, a scientific snapshot acros ...

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Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

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China-backed dam project may threaten Myanmar wildlife sanctuary

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Environmental activists say plans for a large dam threaten wildlife sanctuaries in Myanmar’s northern Karen state.

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