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Climate change threatens 5,000-year-old artwork in the Phllippines

Philippines’ oldest artworks in danger of disappearing (via AFP) On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved. The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric…

Maine moose population ‘walking dead’ after ticks drain blood due to climate change

Researchers in New England say that warmer weather caused by climate change has allowed ticks to thrive, and devastated the moose population by literally draining them of blood. In a segment on PBS Newshour this week, reporter Hari Sreenivasan traveled to New Hampshire and Maine, where teams were tagging moose…

New TV series ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ connects the dots on climate change

The subject of climate change and global warming is a divisive one, because while the science is sound, there seems to be no lack of climate deniers. However, a new TV series that airs this Sunday aims to get a larger number of people connecting dots……

Scientists gather in Berlin to debate policy implications of climate change

Government envoys and scientists gathered under the UN banner in Berlin Monday to hammer out a list of options for curbing carbon emissions driving dangerous climate change. Fresh from issuing its starkest-ever warning about the impacts of global warming on Earth’s weather system, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)…

Europe launches satellite program designed to monitor climate change

Europe on Thursday launched the first in a constellation of hi-tech satellites designed to monitor Earth for climate change and environmental damage and help disaster relief operations. Sentinel-1A, a satellite designed to scan the Earth with cloud-penetrating radar, lifted off at 2102 GMT aboard a Soyuz rocket from Kourou, French…

UN’s expert panel IPCC issues devastating report: Impact of global warming ‘irreversible’

Soaring carbon emissions will amplify the risk of conflict, hunger, floods and mass migration this century, the UN's expert panel said Monday in a landmark report on the impact of climate change. Left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions may cost trillions……

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warns of climate change ‘catastrophe’

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that failing to act immediately and decisively on climate change will have "catastrophic" and wide-ranging consequences. The top US diplomat was reacting to a UN expert panel report that said Monday soaring……

Pentagon recognizes climate change as a serious national security threat — again

The Pentagon has released the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, a brisk read at 64 pages, and it has highlighted climate change as a serious threat to national security. This is the latest report to reach the same conclusion, so when are we going to……

Pat Robertson: God shut off D.C. power as a ‘fun’ way to punish Dems for climate lies

Television preacher Pat Robertson on Thursday explained that God had caused a brief power outage in Washington, D.C. to mock Senate Democrats who held a late-night discussion about climate change. The office of the Architect of the Capitol said on Wednesday that high winds had caused a power surge that…

Volcanoes helped species survive Ice Age: climate change study

The steam and heat from volcanoes allowed species of plants and animals to survive past ice ages, a study showed Tuesday, offering help for scientists dealing with climate change. An international team of researchers said their analysis helped explain……

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