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Greenland thaw threatens coastal cities 24.10.2007 CNN: Top Stories
From the air, Greenland's ice sheet, the second largest on Earth, appears to be perfectly still.
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Geologists: Collier Glacier Is Shrinking 24.10.2007 AP Top News
BEND, Ore. (AP) -- Between the North Sister and Middle Sister in Oregon's Cascade Range, Collier Glacier has advanced and receded for hundreds of thousands of years. But like many glaciers, it is headed in one direction these days: backward....
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Chile Paying The Price For Global-Warming Negligence 23.10.2007 Tompaine.com
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World Bank Chief Targets Climate Change 22.10.2007 NPR News
World financial leaders conclude meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The annual meetings are the first for the World Bank's new president, Robert Zoellick. He says the developed world has to take the lead in helping poor countries with debt and climate change.
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Global Warming Delusions 21.10.2007 WSJ: Opinion Journal
Much of what we hear about the effects of global warming has little scientific ...
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The meltdown of Greenland's way of life / In the Arctic, a shockingly sudden retreat of the ice is changing everything 19.10.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Seen from the air, Greenland's massive ice cap is clearly taking a beating. Lakes and ponds of open water are scattered across its cracking surface, some feeding streams that vanish into moulins - drain-like cavities about 40 feet across that pierce the... ...
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The time remaining for serious action on energy is short 17.10.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local Opinion
m Erickson Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., just hosted its 43rd Nobel Conference. The theme this year was "Heating up the energy debate." Here are some highlights. The conference lectures began with Dr. Steven Chu, director of the Law
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Sucked dry 17.10.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Science & environment: Costly plans to cut emissions are hampering cheaper, effective solutions to problems we face now, says Bjorn Lomborg.
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Bjorn Lomborg: Costly climate change plans hamper more effective solutions 17.10.2007 Guardian: Environment

While we're misled on the effects of climate change, costly plans to cut emissions are hampering cheaper, effective solutions to problems we face now, says Bjorn Lomborg.

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Scientists Wary of Iron as Proposed Climate Fix 16.10.2007 NPR News
Two companies say the best way to slow global warming is to dump iron into the oceans. The iron would trigger blooms of tiny plants that suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and then keep it trapped deep in the ocean. But scientists are wary.
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Climate Change Threatens the Fight to End Poverty 15.10.2007 Common Dreams: Views
The former United Nations secretary-general, Kofi Annan, brought about a remarkable consensus among world leaders to establish the Millennium Development Goals and for the world to meet these by 2015. But, as Annan’s successor, Ban Ki-moon, told about 80 heads of state and government in September, it is now clear that climate change threatens the [...]
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WWU researcher studies how plants live through climate change 14.10.2007 AP Washington
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Eric DeChaine sees in the lovely purple bloom of Siberian aster, the fluffy white head of cottongrass and the red bristling flower of king's crown questions locked in time....
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Mark Lynas: Science and politics collide 12.10.2007 Guardian: Environment
Mark Lynas: The presence of a few errors in Al Gore's film should not undermine the thrust of his message.
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Ice Caps Melting Fast: Say Goodbye to the Big Apple? 10.10.2007 AlterNet
The talk of sea level rise should not be in centuries, it should be decades or perhaps even single years. And coastal regions like New York and Florida are in the front line for devastation.
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Glacial Acceleration - A Sea of Troubles 8.10.2007 Common Dreams: Views
It is hard to shock journalists and at the same time leave them in awe of the power of nature. A group returning from a helicopter trip flying over, then landing on, the Greenland ice cap at the time of maximum ice melt last month were shaken. One shrugged and said:”It is too late already.” What [...]
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City Room: The World Without New Yorkers 1.10.2007 NYT: Home Page
Alan Weisman, a journalist, has written a book explaining what would happen to the Earth if humans ceased to exist. A chapter focuses on what would happen in the city.
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ForeignPolicy: How to Address Humanity's Global Crises? Challenge Corporate Power, Embrace True Democracy 1.10.2007 AlterNet
The physicist, activist and author outlines the scope of the "triple threat" represented by the end of cheap oil, human-induced climate change, and resource scarcity.
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Environment: How to Address Humanity's Global Crises? Challenge Corporate Power, Embrace True Democracy 1.10.2007 AlterNet
The physicist, activist and author outlines the scope of the "triple threat" represented by the end of cheap oil, human-induced climate change, and resource scarcity.
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How to Address Humanity's Global Crises? Challenge Corporate Power, Embrace True Democracy 1.10.2007 AlterNet
The physicist, activist and author outlines the scope of the "triple threat" represented by the end of cheap oil, human-induced climate change, and resource scarcity.
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Floating future seen for Bangladesh 27.9.2007 MSNBC
Melting glaciers in the Himalayas are already causing sea levels to rise in Bangladesh, and scientists say Bangladesh may lose up to 20 percent of its land by 2030 as a result of flooding. The need for a Bangladeshi Waterworld, experts say, has never been more urgent. ...
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