global warming

Scientists conclude IPCC needs to change

August 31, 2010

An independent committee commissioned by the UN yesterday released a document with recommendations made by scientists who analysed the procedures and methods employed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), headed by Rajendra Pachaur (photo, middle). Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared MilestoneChasing Ice Opens in the UKMoving Planet Invites the World […]

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Europe: 100% renewable energy in 2050

April 30, 2010

The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) has published a report called Re-Thinking 2050, in which it presents a pathway towards a 100% renewable energy system for the European Union. Related Posts:Happy World Environment DayLatin America starts to migrate to renewable energyNorway to start testing world’s largest wind turbineEnergy-saving refrigerators against global warmingNon-profit takes solar-powered mobile […]

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Saving forests to curb climate change

October 12, 2009

It sounds like a no-brainer, but given the world’s insistence on ignoring this simple truth, it’s always worth repeating it: halting deforestation is one of the most effective and cheap ways to reduce the impact climate change. According to FAO, “forests and the wood they produce trap and store carbon dioxide, playing a major role […]

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Fossil fuels still getting largest U.S. subsidies

September 21, 2009

Image via Wikipedia A new research to be released on Friday by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) reveals that “the largest U.S subsidies to fossil fuels are attributed to tax breaks that aid foreign oil production”. The report was produced in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The study reviewed fossil fuel […]

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MIT: Earth temperature may rise higher than previously projected

May 20, 2009

The big story this week is the piece of news that came out of of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The organization carried out the most comprehensive modeling yet carried out on the likelihood of how much hotter the Earth’s climate will get in this century. It showed that without rapid and massive action, […]

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