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22/9/2014
California's three-year drought might have triggered Mount Shasta's worst mudslide in two decades which damaged hiking trails and forced two roads to close over the weekend, a national park spokeswoman said on Monday. Mud and debris ...   
22/9/2014
The north-western US has experienced 100 years of warming, leading to wildfires and infestations of pests like pine beetles. But the extra heat seems to be linked to natural changes in the winds of the Pacific rather than human-caused climate ...   
22/9/2014
Extremely vulnerable to global warming, Peru might seem like the ideal location to hold the next round of the United Nations' climate talks. The country's mountain glaciers are melting at an alarming rate while parts of the vast Peruvian ...   
22/9/2014
The adage about canaries in the coal mine could similarly be applied to the humble sparrow which is being studied to gauge the impact of climate change on birds. Scientists from Macquarie University in New South Wales are spending 2014 ...   
22/9/2014
Geenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of shale gas would be comparable to conventional natural gas, but the controversial energy source actually faired better than renewables on some environmental impacts, according to new ...   
22/9/2014
A wildfire sweeping through parts of California's Sierra Nevada mountains has destroyed 10 houses and 22 outbuildings and is threatening thousands of other structures, fire officials said on Sunday. So far no residents have been hurt, ...   
22/9/2014
Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City's financial district to call attention to what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The Flood Wall Street ...   
22/9/2014
One of the biggest near-term opportunities to mitigate climate change is to slow down deforestation and forest degradation in the tropics, where the lion’s share of the world’s forest loss is taking place. Brazil has reduced deforestation rates ...   
22/9/2014
John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels.The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the ...   
21/9/2014
Al Gore, Leonardo DiCaprio and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined a larger-than-expected throng of activists, scientists, students and elected officials who took to New York City's streets Sunday for a massive march meant to sound the ...   
21/9/2014
Gatherings take places in cities worldwide two days before the United Nations Climate Summit, where more than 120 world leaders will convene for a meeting aimed at galvanising political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of 2015   
21/9/2014
Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week and continues to burn, a fire official said on Sunday. No residents of the homes ...   
21/9/2014
Global emissions of greenhouse gases jumped 2.3 percent in 2013 to record levels, scientists reported Sunday, in the latest indication that the world remains far off track in its efforts to control global warming. The emissions growth ...   
21/9/2014
The weather service initially issued a flash-flood warning Saturday night, but downgraded it to a flash-flood watch later Saturday night. The warning is in effect through 5 p.m. Sunday. The watch, issued out of the agency's Medford, ...   
21/9/2014
The fall foliage transformations that so colorfully mark the start of the autumn season could soon start arriving later and lasting longer due to climate change, researchers from Princeton University report in the latest edition of the journal ...   
21/9/2014
Two days before a United Nations summit on climate change, people are marching in cities around the world Sunday to urge their leaders to act boldly to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving the changes. The "People's ...   
21/9/2014
Levees along the Mississippi river and years of oil and gas extraction have caused dramatic erosion and subsidence in Louisiana. Bob Marshall, a reporter with the New Orleans news-site The Lens, discusses the new interactive project he developed ...   
21/9/2014
Diminishing wind speeds caused by climate change may affect the ability of some insects to capture their prey, according to a new study.The study by a University of Wisconsin Madison zoologist is among the first to demonstrate the way ...   
21/9/2014
World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change. They will also need to address ...   
21/9/2014
When Abudu Zikusoka was a small boy his father would bring people to their home in Ndesse village in Central Uganda's Mukono district. He would watch as they packed the family's harvested coffee into sacks and then loaded it onto their ...   
21/9/2014
An abandoned airstrip overgrown with weeds marks the entrance to this village of 400 people on Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands. Since January, it has been home to the Solomon's first automatic weather station, a device that may ...   
21/9/2014
World leaders including U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were set to join farmers, fishermen, children and others in a massive demonstration on Sunday to demand action on climate change. Organizers are expecting 100,000 to join the ...   
21/9/2014
A wave of global climate change demonstrations has kicked off in Melbourne and the message from the crowd of about 30,000 is clear - it's time for action.The flagship People's Climate March is among the first of more than 2,500 which will ...   
20/9/2014
With milder winters sparking a surge in deer ticks, park rangers now duct-tape their ankles while combing the wilds of Acadia, where native flowers are disappearing at alarming rates and invasive species are thriving. Along the rocky ...   
20/9/2014
The UK must prepare for “the worst droughts in modern times” experts will warn this week at a major international conference to discuss the growing global water crisis. As the population continues to grow and water is increasingly ...   

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