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  • Storm warning: Climate change to spawn more hurricanes

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    Date : July 09, 2013

    By Doyle Rice, USA TODAY

    The Atlantic Ocean -- where most hurricanes that impact the USA come from -- is projected to see more hurricanes develop.

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  • Does Climate Change Make Western Firefighting More Dangerous?

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    Date : July 03, 2013

    By Chris Mooney

    In the wake of the tragic news that 19 heroic members of an elite "Hotshot" firefighting team were killed in Arizona, there's been renewed discussion about climate change and how it is worsening wildfires.

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  • Indigenous tribes say effects of climate change already felt in Amazon rainforest

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    Date : May 02, 2013

    Source:  mongabay.com

    Tribal groups in Earth's largest rainforest are already being affected by shifts wrought by climate change, reports a paper published last week in the British journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

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  • Obama campaign launches plan to shame climate sceptics in Congress

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    Date : April 29, 2013

    By Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent

    Campaign group Organizing for Action says it is time to call out US politicians who deny the science behind climate change.

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  • Climate's role in US droughts is under scrutiny

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    Date : April 24, 2013

    By Peter Aldhous and Michael Marshall

    CAN the extreme drought that devastated crops across the US Midwest in 2012 be blamed on global warming? Probably not, according to a report from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). But the conclusion has been met with stinging criticism from another leading climate scientist.

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  • US Greenhouse Gas Emissions are Down

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    Date : April 22, 2013

    By ANDREW BURGER

    Anthropogenic US greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) amounted to a CO2-equivalent 6,702.3 million metric tons in 2011, down 1.6 percent from 2010 and 6.9 percent below 2005 levels. Longer term, US GHG emissions have increased at an annual average rate of 0.4 percent since 1990, according to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 18th annual US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (Inventory) report, which was released April 15.

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  • Large rise in CO2 emissions sounds climate change alarm

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    Date : March 12, 2013

    By John Vidal, The Guardian

    Hopes for 'safe' temperature increase within 2C fade as Hawaii station documents second-greatest emissions increase.

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  • Report Blames Climate Change for Extremes in Australia

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    Date : March 05, 2013

    By MATT SIEGEL

    SYDNEY, Australia — Climate change was a major driving force behind a string of extreme weather events that alternately scorched and soaked large sections of Australia in recent months, according to a report issued Monday by the government’s Climate Commission.

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  • Filipino super-typhoon an ominous warning of climate change impact

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    Date : February 19, 2013

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    Philippines is having to adapt and adjust to rapidly deteriorating climatic trends at a great cost to its economy.

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  • Tigers under threat from disappearing mangrove forest

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    Date : February 01, 2013

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    Report shows vast forest, shared by India and Bangladesh, is being rapidly destroyed by environmental change.

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