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June 23, 2017
NASA-MIT Study Evaluates Efficiency of Oceans as Heat Sink, Atmospheric Gases Sponge
New York NY (SPX) Jun 20, 2017
The world's oceans are like brakes slowing down the full effects of greenhouse gas warming of the atmosphere. Over the last ten years, one-fourth of human-emissions of carbon dioxide as well as 90 percent of additional warming due to the greenhouse effect have been absorbed by the oceans. Acting like a massive sponge, the oceans pull from the atmosphere heat, carbon dioxide and other gases, such as chlorofluorocarbons, oxygen and nitrogen and store them in their depths for decades to centuries and mille ... read more

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Starvation looms as food runs out in drought-hit Ethiopia
The Somali people of Ethiopia's southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands into camps: sima, which means "equalised". ... more
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Starvation looms as food runs out in drought-hit Ethiopia
The Somali people of Ethiopia's southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands into camps: sima, which means "equalised". ... more
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OECD: Air pollution, urbanization offsetting gains in renewables
Air pollution remains high globally and urban areas are expanding, showing a more comprehensive effort is needed on the environmental front, the OECD said. ... more
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World Bank: Middle East conflicts impede climate and other objectives
The economy of Jordan could grow on the back of green initiatives, but progress may be impeded by geopolitical shocks, a World Bank report found. ... more
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France pledges $34 mln for foreign climate experts
France on Saturday made good on its promise to invite foreign climate change experts to the country, pledging 30 million euros to fund the work of up to 50 researchers. ... more
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Understanding multi-decadal global warming rate changes
A long-standing mystery is that, despite the persistently increased greenhouse gases emissions throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, the globally-averaged surface temperature ha ... more
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Trump was 'wrong' to leave climate change deal: UK minister
US President Donald Trump was "wrong" to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change deal, Britain's new environment minister said on Tuesday. ... more
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EU's Juncker says no Paris climate deal renegotiation
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday rejected US President Donald Trump's suggestion that the Paris climate pact could be renegotiated. ... more

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US isolated as allies vow accelerated action on climate change
US allies in the G7 said Monday that action to contain devastating climate change was irreversible and could even be accelerated, despite Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris accord. ... more
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China rolls out green carpet for California on climate
China treated a US governor to a red carpet reception this week, while President Donald Trump's energy chief received a low-key greeting, a signal that Beijing is ready to go around the White House in the battle against climate change. ... more
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Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet
G7 environment chiefs meet in Italy Sunday for potentially difficult talks 10 days after Donald Trump sparked a rift with US partners by pulling out of the Paris climate change accord. ... more
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Tillerson: Paris not an isolationist move
President Trump acted in the people's best interest with his decision on the Paris climate treaty and is not an isolationist, his secretary of state said. ... more
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Earliest human impact on geological processes took place 11,500 years ago
"A new Tel Aviv University study has uncovered the earliest known geological indications of manmade impact on geological processes, in particular erosion of the surface, from 11,500 years ago. Withi ... more
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US 'on the wrong side of history' on climate: French UN envoy
President Donald Trump's decision to quit the Paris climate accord will further erode US moral and political leadership in the world, France's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday. ... more
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Quantifying the effects of climate change
Last year was the hottest on record, Arctic sea ice is on the decline and sea levels continue to rise. In this context, satellites are providing us with an unbiased view of how our climate is changi ... more
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Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Tillerson
US President Donald Trump wants to stay engaged on climate change and has not abandoned the issue, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday, days after Trump announced he was quitting the Paris accord. ... more

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Exit has 'galvanized' US support behind Paris accord; Bloomberg speaks out
President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accord has unwittingly "galvanized support" for American action to limit global warming, Canada's environment minister said Monday. ... more
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California plots to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climate
California stands poised to fill the US leadership vacuum in the battle against climate change, analysts say, as the state's governor Jerry Brown headed to China on Friday for a high-profile visit largely centered on environmental issues. ... more
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Isolated US lashes out at climate critics
The White House hit back Friday at criticism of Donald Trump's decision to scrap a major global climate deal, accusing Europe of trying to "shackle" the US economy and refusing to acknowledge climate change is real. ... more
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Climate: What is the Paris Agreement?
On December 12, 2015, 195 countries gathered in the French capital to conclude the first truly universal climate treaty, the Paris Agreement, aimed at preventing the worst-case scenarios of global warming. ... more
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Climate science: Bad news gets worse
President Donald Trump has announced that America will pull out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, but scientists say the peril from global warming has never been greater. ... more
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World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout
World leaders reacted with anger and defiance after President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the United States, the world's second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris climate agreement. ... more
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With or without Trump, US businesses moving on climate
President Donald Trump may be dragging out his decision on whether to ditch the Paris climate agreement, but major American corporations have not waited for a government signal to start cutting their carbon emissions. ... more
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Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years
As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when "absolutely necessary". ... more
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