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Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:29:49 -0700
Washington (AFP) - Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Africa adds climate change bonds to global warming arsenal

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 04:32:11 -0700
By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Global warming in Africa may soon move bond markets. In 2016, the first climate change bonds will be issued from Africa - unique instruments that will enable the world's poorest continent to tap both capital markets and donor funds to bolster its defenses against extreme weather events such as prolonged drought or extreme heat. The plan, unveiled on the ...

AFRICA INVESTMENT-Africa adds climate change bonds to global warming arsenal

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 04:14:49 -0700
Global warming in Africa may soon move bond markets. In 2016, the first climate change bonds will be issued from Africa - unique instruments that will enable the world's poorest continent to tap both capital markets and donor funds to bolster its defenses against extreme weather events such as prolonged drought or extreme heat. The bonds are being developed by, and will be issued by, African ...

Global Warming Linked to Some Worldwide Heat Waves

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:55:23 -0700
Global warming likely contributed to heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia, but not all extreme weather events worldwide could be linked to climate change, international scientists said o...

Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:07:25 -0700
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.

Drought in California. Floods in Colorado. Doubt, Now, in Scientists' Minds

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:15:09 -0700
Every year, scientists dissect extreme events for their natural causes and any trace of manmade global warming. A new report put out jointly by American and British scientists tours some of the most extreme weather of 2013, and finds climate change lurking behind some of them. Asian heat and storms had a boost from global warming. If California's drought, Colorado's flooding and the U.K.'s ...

Human Global Warming Faulted for Wild Weather

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:34:00 -0700
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.

Human-caused global warming blamed for some heat waves

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:37:24 -0700
Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Some of 2013's weirdest weather had the fingerprints of man-made climate change, studies show

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:38:27 -0700
WASHINGTON - Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.

Climate Change Blamed for Raising Risk of Heat Waves

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:46:38 -0700
Climate change can make heat waves more likely and more severe, according to a study in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society that found fewer clear links to extreme weather such as drought and storms.

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