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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.
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.
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.
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.
By John Vidal, The Guardian
Hopes for 'safe' temperature increase within 2C fade as Hawaii station documents second-greatest emissions increase.
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.
By Simon Tisdall, The Guardian
Philippines is having to adapt and adjust to rapidly deteriorating climatic trends at a great cost to its economy.
By John Vidal
Report shows vast forest, shared by India and Bangladesh, is being rapidly destroyed by environmental change.
Posted by Nancy Birdsall and Lawrence MacDonald
Brics nations have the means and motivation to create a climate agency that could act and research instead of just arguing.