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Fossil fuel majors ignore climate crisis

28 September, 2016 – Eminent US environmentalist warns that fossil fuel use is destroying the planet, and calls for curbs on the political power of the oil industry.


Solar cycle not to blame for warming

24 September, 2016 – New research confirms that increased greenhouse gas levels − rather than solar radiation impacts − are the key factor in global climate change.

Young boys collecting pieces of lumber they can use to rebuild their house in Tanauan, Leyte. 
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Ocean warming intensifies power of typhoons

11 September, 2016 – The violence of typhoons that devastate Asian coastal regions is being magnified by rising sea surface temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions.


Rice paddies raise methane threat

10 September, 2016 − Traditional growing of rice in flooded fields is bad for the staple crop’s future quality and produces vast amounts of methane greenhouse gas.

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G20 emissions pledges are far too low

1 September 2016 – Analysts say cuts in emissions will need to increase sixfold if the powerful G20 nations are to meet the climate challenge on reducing greenhouse gases.

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Asian carbon finds its way home

25 August, 2016 – India and China have good reason to cut their greenhouse emissions, scientists say: soot they are producing is damaging their own water resources.

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Energy-wise buildings can cut gas imports

27 July, 2016 – Unleashing a fourth industrial revolution on Europe is the bold aim of a report on how to make the continent’s buildings carbon-neutral energy producers.

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Irish agriculture faces emissions dilemma

24 July, 2016 – Pledges by Ireland to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases look set to be undermined by government plans for a major expansion of the country’s agricultural sector.

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