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South America Chokes As Amazon Burns 9.10.2007 Truthout.com
The Independent UK's Daniel Howden and Jules Steven write: "Vast areas of Brazil and Paraguay and much of Bolivia are choking under thick layers of smoke as fires rage out of control in the Amazon rain forest, forcing the cancellation of flights."
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Thomas Homer-dixon: Arctic melt is just part of a vicious climate circle 8.10.2007 Star Tribune: Commentary
One destabilizing phenomenon leads to another -- and it can happen quite quickly.
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World Bank "Encouraged" Razing Congo Forests 6.10.2007 Truthout.com
John Vidal for The Guardian UK reports that "the World Bank encouraged foreign companies to destructively log the world's second-largest forest, endangering the lives of thousands of Congolese Pygmies, according to a report on an internal investigation by senior bank staff and outside experts."
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Indonesia to plant 79 million trees in a day 5.10.2007 Hindustan Times: World
The trees, mostly eucalyptus and teak, will be planted across the world's fourth largest nation on November 28. The country's president will also take part in the campaign.
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Tim Flannery | How We Can Save Ourselves 5.10.2007 Truthout.com
Tim Flannery for The Age, Australia writes about actions that are required to happen this year, not next, to address global climate change.
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A swiftly melting planet 4.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
In response to the new dangers of climate change, we need a mobilization of everyone with a stake in the future.
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A swiftly melting planet 4.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
In response to the new dangers of climate change, we need a mobilization of everyone with a stake in the future.
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A Swiftly Melting Planet 4.10.2007 NY Times: Editorials
In response to the new dangers of climate change, we need a mobilization of everyone with a stake in the future.
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Australian Fires Add to Fears on Climate Change 3.10.2007 NY Times: World
As the first bush fires of the year rage through Australia’s national forests, concern over climate change and its effects is intensifying.
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Climate change brings blueberries - and competition 2.10.2007 IHT: Health/Science
Killing spring frosts are on decline, and Quebec growers have expanded production, raising Maine blueberry producers fears about competition from their northern neighbor.
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Climate change brings blueberries - and competition 2.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Killing spring frosts are on decline, and Quebec growers have expanded production, raising Maine blueberry producers fears about competition from their northern neighbor.
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Deforestation Needs to Be in Next Climate Pact 2.10.2007 Truthout.com
Reuters reports: "Cutting emissions from deforestation will be key to curbing climate change and should be agreed upon in December's climate talks in Bali, a leading Indonesian forestry researcher said on Monday."
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Caribbean forests thrived in 'Little Ice Age' 2.10.2007 New Scientist: News
The counterintuitive finding shows that the effects of climate change can vary from place to place, say researchers
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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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Inconvenient Youths 30.9.2007 WSJ: Most Viewed Today
Kids are becoming the green movement's stealth weapon, pressuring their parents on everything from lightbulbs to composting. Inside the push to create the littlest ...
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Inconvenient Youths 29.9.2007 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Kids are becoming the green movement's stealth weapon, pressuring their parents on everything from lightbulbs to composting. Inside the push to create the littlest ...
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Top 100 Ways Global Warming Will Change Your Life 29.9.2007 AlterNet
Say goodbye to French wines, baseball and the Great Barrier Reef. Say hello to massive amounts of mosquitoes, the northwest passage and hurricanes.
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Jane Goodall Says Biofuel Crops Hurt Rain Forests 29.9.2007 Truthout.com
Timothy Gardner for Reuters reports that "primate scientist Jane Goodall said on Wednesday the race to grow crops for vehicle fuels is damaging rain forests in Asia, Africa and South America and adding to the emissions blamed for global warming."
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Bush Fiddles While World Burns 27.9.2007 Common Dreams: Views
This week, Bush is hosting a global warming summit composed of the world’s sixteen largest greenhouse gas emitters. Unlike the UN meeting held earlier in the week, it is not intended to actually deal with global warming. It’s designed to kick the problem down the road to the next administration, while creating the illusion of [...]
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Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel-winning economist, looks at climate change 26.9.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
The International Herald Tribune's global economics columnist, Daniel Altman, recently moderated an online discussion about economics and climate change between readers and the recipient of the Nobel in economic science and professor at Columbia University.
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