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Analysis rejects 'global cooling' claims 26.10.2009 Minnesota Public Radio: Most Emailed
An analysis of global temperatures by independent statisticians shows the Earth is still warming and not cooling as some global warming skeptics are claiming.
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UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming 26.10.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming
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Study: Warmed NW forests may yield less timber 26.10.2009 SFGate: Top Stories
Study: Warmed NW forests may yield less timber
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Countries ranked for climate change investments 26.10.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Countries ranked for climate change investments
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UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming 26.10.2009 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- The United States has to take a strong role if the world hopes to deal with global warming, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says....
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International palm oil stategy falters 26.10.2009 The Guardian -- Front Page
Insiders say international initiative to set environmental standards for palm oil production is 'on brink of collapse' An international effort to ensure that biofuel used by Britain and other western countries to tackle global warming does not damage the environment is on the brink of collapse. The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an initiative of companies and campaigners , is divided over the need to control carbon emissions and could break up within days, insiders say. The move could have significant implications for the UK government, which is relying on the project to defuse criticism that Britain's biofuel policies will help destroy rainforest and worsen climate change. Ministers last year introduced a demand on fuel ...
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Study: Warmed NW forests may yield less timber 26.10.2009 Seattle Times: Local
A new study suggests warming temperatures predicted over the next century could boost tree growth on Northwest forests, but less so at lower elevations where most of the timber is and temperatures are already warm.
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UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming 26.10.2009 Seattle Times: Local
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the United States has to lead if the world hopes to deal with global warming.
UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming 26.10.2009 Seattle Times: Local
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the United States has to lead if the world hopes to deal with global warming.
UN leader hopes US will act soon on global warming 26.10.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the United States has to lead if the world hopes to deal with global warming.
Climate map shows human impacts 26.10.2009 BBC: Science
A map designed to show the predicted effects of a 4C rise in average temperature have been unveiled by the UK government.
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Illegal Logging Responsible for Loss of 10 Million Hectares in Indonesia 26.10.2009 CommonDreams.org Headlines
by Kathy Marks, Asia-Pacific Correspondent Lush tropical rainforest once covered almost all of Indonesia's 17,000 islands between the Indian and Pacific oceans . And just half a century ago, 80 per cent remained. But since then, rampant logging and burning has destroyed nearly half that cover, and made the country the world's third largest emitter of greenhouses gases after the US and China. read ...
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UN food agency says 200 million more people hungry 26.10.2009 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Most of the developing world is paying more for food despite drops in commodity market prices during the global economic slowdown, with 200 million people joining the ranks of the hungry in the past two years, the U.N. World Food Program said Monday.
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Battle at Coal River Mountain Explodes: Green Jobs Vs. Big Coal Showdown 26.10.2009 Commondreams.org Views
by Jeff Biggers

The Battle at Coal River Mountain has officially begun.

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Thousands Gather for Worldwide Climate Protests 26.10.2009 Truthout - All Articles

Children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia participate in the international day of climate action.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Schoolchildren raise 350 signs high above the crowd during a massive 350 march and rally. Organizers estimate attendance at 15,000. (Photo: Emily Taylor / www.350.org)

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Microsoft, Google and the Bear 26.10.2009 NY Times: Technology
Microsoft is perplexed that Google is giving away its Android smartphone software. Perhaps Google wants less to profit than to hurt Microsoft.

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Nuclear energy gains spot in climate debate 26.10.2009 Boston Globe: Nation
Nuclear energy gains spot in climate debate
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Conservatives Maintain Edge as Top Ideological Group 26.10.2009 Gallup
Conservatives continue to outnumber moderates in the American populace in 2009, 40% to 36%, confirming a finding that Gallup first noted in June. Liberals rank third at 20%. This marks a shift from 2005 through 2008, when conservatives were tied with moderates as the most prevalent group.
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Protesters climb power station chimney 26.10.2009 Guardian: Environment
Climate change activists storm Didcot power station and vow to stay 'as long as possible' in protest at new coal-fired sites Activists have climbed a power station chimney in a protest over climate change. The group, who met at the Camp for Climate Action earlier this year, forced their way into Didcot power station, Oxfordshire, at about 5.30am today. Nine members climbed the steps of one of the chimneys. They say they will stay at the power station, run by RWE npower, for "as long as possible". A further 13 are on the station's coal conveyer. Protester Amy Johnson, a 20-year-old student from Oxford, said: "RWE npower have become at the forefront of trying to push for more coal, and want to build 30 more coal-fired power stations. ...
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Protesters climb on power station 26.10.2009 BBC: Front Page
Activists climb an Oxfordshire power station chimney in a protest over climate change.
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