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Climate Change Impacts

Development Banks Pledge To Step Up Climate Action

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2014 | Green

OSLO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The world's six multilateral development banks promised on Thursday to do more to help emerging nations fight climate chan...

Fire and Ice: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Michael E. Mann | Posted 08.07.2014 | Green
Michael E. Mann

I did my best to get away from work last week while my family and I were on vacation visiting friends who live in Kalispell, the gateway to Montana's Glacier National Park. But it wasn't quite possible. You see, I'm a climate scientist. And the spectre of climate change stares you in the face as you tour the park.

Climate Change Threatens Tourism

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green

* Tourism sector should do more to cut its carbon emissions * Holidaymakers may shift to new destinations, seasons By Al...

Kate Sheppard

History Under Water: Climate Change Imperils Historic, Cultural Sites

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

On a bright, unseasonably hot morning in early May, Susan Meredith pushed her kayak off the banks of the Little Blackwater River, a shallow, 15-mile t...

Keystone XL May Wait on Nebraska, but Climate Change Waits for No One

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Graphic from Oil Change International The State Department is providing additional time for comments on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, extendin...

Kate Sheppard

Three-Quarters Of World Bank-Backed Projects Still Don't Evaluate Climate Risks: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The World Bank is still failing to take climate change into account as it makes decisions about the projects it finances, according to a...

Climate Change Responses To Shape Asia's Future

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Challenges such as extreme weather, rising seas and worsening scarcity of drinking water are forcing many Asian governments t...

Global Food System 'Woefully Unprepared' For Climate Change, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Brianna Elliott | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green

Coffee, almonds and apples are just a few foods whose continued production is under threat due to climate change. But the implications of a changing c...

UN Report Finds Troubling Impacts Caused By Climate Change's Wake

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, March 23 (Reuters) - Global warming will disrupt food supplies, slow world economic ...

These Countries Face The Biggest Threats From Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

The expected costs of climate change are painting a grimmer and grimmer picture of the future for people around the world. In its sixth annual Cli...

This Is What It Looks Like When Glaciers Melt And The West Burns

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green

What if you could peer back in time to see how glaciers melted over generations? Or how a major wildfire scarred the earth in a few days? Launched ...

Study: Hurricanes Likely To Get Stronger And More Frequent

Posted 07.09.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Hurricanes are Mother Nature’s largest and most destructive storms. Fed by warm ocean waters and moist at...

Experts: Expect Bigger, Fiercer Wildfires In West

AP | ALICIA CHANG and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 09.04.2013 | Green

LOS ANGELES — There's a dangerous but basic equation behind the killer Yarnell Hill wildfire and other blazes raging across the West this summer...

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Climate Change Is A Summer Bummer

Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

The Fourth of July in the United States means backyard barbecues, beach outings and fireworks displays for millions of Americans. But thanks to climat...

Connecting The Climate Change Dots

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Climate change means drastic and long-term effects like rising sea levels and the increased likelihood of extreme weather events. But across the world...

Human Climate Change Big Factor In Somali Famine

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green

NAIROBI, Kenya — Global warming may have contributed to low rain levels in Somalia in 2011 where tens of thousands died in a famine, research by...

Shocking Number Of Deaths May Occur Due To Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - More than 100 million people will die and the global economy will miss out on as much as 3.2 percent of its potential ou...

African Farmers Must Do More To Beat Climate Change, Study Says

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green

* Farmers bringing in faster-growing, drought-resistant crops * More need to store water, switch to hardy crops * Afric...

Oxfam: Climate Change Threat To World's Poor Is Underestimated

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

By Nigel Hunt LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Climate change may pose a much more serious threat to the world's poor than existing research...

We Must Win the Real World Hunger Games

Michael Zacka | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

Everyone who engages in the business of growing, storing, packaging and selling food is being called on to creatively adapt to the tremendous food security challenges that are staring us in the face. That means we must all hunker down, collaborate and innovate to win the real world hunger games.

Climate Change Hits Mass. Butterflies

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green

By Jason McLure Aug 21 (Reuters) - The devastation of native cold weather butterfly species in Massachusetts and the arrival of southe...

What Country Faces The Worst Climate Change?

Posted 08.14.2012 | Green

By Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer: Rising seas threaten to drown island countries such as the Maldives and Kiribati in the era of gl...

Extreme Weather's Link To Climate Change Becoming Clearer

Reuters | Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists are finding evidence that man-made climate change has raised the...

What Will Climate Change Do To Valentine's Day?

Posted 02.13.2012 | Green

And you thought finding a Valentine for the 14th was hard enough. In the future, some common treats associated with February 14 could became more expe...

Those Who Contribute the Least Greenhouse Gases Will Be Most Impacted by Climate Change

John Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Cook

it doesn't take a great leap of the imagination to surmise that the poor, developing countries that emit the least pollution are also those with the least amount of infrastructure to deal with climate impacts.