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Open letter to Shell's Ben van Beurden from John Ashton 30.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

The UK’s former top climate change diplomat urges the head of the oil company to become part of the solution to climate change

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California drought goes from bad to worse as state grapples with heat wave 29.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Experts say fix requires global effort going into an era of climate change in which ‘the temperature is essentially always conducive to ...
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Japan tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss 28.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Japan tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss
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Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss 27.3.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
A new study has recently revealed that Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming andozone loss , as it released tons of harmful chemical in the atmosphere.
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Japan tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss 27.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Buildings destroyed by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake released thousands of tonnes of climate-warming and ozone-depleting chemicals into the atmosphere, finds a new study.
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Japan tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss 27.3.2015 Sify Finance
A new study has recently revealed that Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming and ozone loss, as it released tons of harmful chemical in the atmosphere.
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Fossil fuel firms are still bankrolling climate denial lobby groups 25.3.2015 Guardian: Environment
BP has withdrawn support to Alec, a group known for misrepresenting climate science, but appearances can be deceptive. Oil, gas and coal companies remain firmly behind climate disinformation campaigns The oil giant BP has announced that they will no longer fund the American Legislative Exchange Council (Alec) , a lobbying group that routinely misrepresents climate science to US state legislators. It is the latest sign that some of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies appear to be warming to the overwhelming evidence that the unabated use of their products poses severe risks of disrupting the climate. Last month, BP and Royal Dutch Shell announced their support for shareholder resolutions calling on them to commit to reduce heat-trapping emissions, invest in renewable energy, and show how their current business model would hold up against the strict limits on future emissions needed to limit the risk of major climate ...
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One in six UK homes at risk from flooding, says MPs report 25.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

Current levels of flood protection for five million properties face ‘major risks’ due to lack of long-term defence maintenance budgets, MPs have warned

England’s ability to sustain current levels of flood protection for homes and businesses faces “major risks”, MPs have warned.

Some five million properties across the country, or around one in six, are at risk of flooding from coastal, river and surface water, and climate change is increasing the risks of extreme weather and floods, a report by the public accounts committee said.

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Experts Discuss Climate Change Issues, Control 25.3.2015 The New Indian Express - Education - http://newindianexpress.com/education/
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India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists 24.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists
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UK's coastal railways vulnerable to climate threat, expert warns 24.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

Track vulnerable to waves, landslides and storms includes sections that carry nuclear waste to Sellafield in Cumbria and from Wylfa in north Wales, says author of a new book on UK coastal railways

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India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists 24.3.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
Around the same time as Cyclone Pam flattened the tiny Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early this month, untimely rains and hailstorms lashed Maharashtra in India destroying at least 5.5 million hectares of winter crops.
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India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists 24.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Around the same time as Cyclone Pam flattened the tiny Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early this month, untimely rains and hailstorms lashed Maharashtra in India destroying at least 5.5 million hectares of winter crops.
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India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists 24.3.2015 New Kerala: India News
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UN chief stresses need to mitigate climate change patterns 24.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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UN chief stresses need to mitigate climate change patterns 24.3.2015 Sify News
With extreme weather and changing climatic patterns taking a heavier toll on the planet, mitigating and adapting to them remains “among the great tests of our time,”Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday, as he stressed the need for timely, reliable information to further strengthen resilience.
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Hit by N-testing, Bikini Islanders seek refuge in US 23.3.2015 TOI: The United States
A tiny central Pacific community, forced to evacuate their homes because of US nuclear testing, are now demanding refuge in the US as they face a new threat from climate ...
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UN officials stress investment, smart policies for sustainable future of world's forests 21.3.2015 New Kerala: India News
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'Speed up development of alternative energy to combat climate change' 21.3.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
An accelerated growth in the development of alternate energy sources will better prepare India to brace against climate change, experts said on Friday.
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