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We’re awestruck about Earth, unsure about global warming

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:58:57 -0800
But all that spiritual stargazing makes no difference in views about the facts of climate change and global warming, a new survey finds. Just 5 percent of Americans thought climate change was the most important issue in the U.S. today.

Women on climate change frontline make big impact on small grants

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:18:49 -0800
From Guatemala to Indonesia, bold action by women in communities threatened by extreme weather shows there is an alternative to costly international schemes In London, Paris and Washington, where leaders have made little progress in curtailing climate change, global warming may seem a merely theoretical problem – too far in the future, or too far away geographically, to matter. But in remote ...

Climate change survey reveals Canadians' fears for future generations

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:00:38 -0800
A new Environics poll suggests a majority of Canadians worry about climate change and how it will affect their children and grandchildren.

Setting matters straight

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:44:22 -0800
5 issues on ‘climate change’1. The difference between climate and weather• Climate pertains to long-term weather averages over several seasons, years or decades.• Weather refers to the more local changes in the climate, in short periods. Examples include rain, snow, clouds, winds, thunderstorms, heat waves, and floods.2. The difference between global warming and climate change• Global warming ...

Global Warming Skeptics Unmoved By Extreme Weather

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:25:05 -0800
Provided by Andy Henion and Aaron M. McCright, Michigan State University What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin to change minds. But a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar throws cold water on that theory. Only 35 percent of US citizens believe global ...

Climate change threatens Santa's hometown

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:23:51 -0800
Will climate change kill Father Christmas?

These gorgeous photos perfectly capture the infuriatingly sad story of global warming

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:15:49 -0800
Global warming is a hotly debated topic around the world, as many people are still not convinced Earth’s climate is being affected by human activity. Business Insider has put up a collection of 17 gorgeous pictures that tell an infuriatingly sad story: global warming is affecting our lives in various subtle and not-so-subtle ways. FROM EARLIER: Global warming has never been explained quite so ...

11 surprising climate change effects

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:55:53 -0800
series. And click through the gallery for a look at 10 other key effects of climate change, some of which may surprise you. " border="0"/> The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels.

Global warming 'waste': Fury as UK pledges £720m on climate change fight in THIRD WORLD

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:38:45 -0800
MINISTERS were today accused of squandering taxpayers’ hard-earned money after handing out £720 million to fight global warming in the Third World.

Global warming may increase fatal heatwave risk ‘10-fold’

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:20:27 -0800
Report says risk of flooding due to extreme rainfall could quadruple in western Europe

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