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Today on New Scientist 1.10.2014 New Scientist: GM Organisms
All the latest on newscientist.com: marshmallow psychologist, wildlife halved in 40 years, chimp social network, longevity drugs, where to be old and more
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Tibetan plateau becomes focus of intense climate study 1.10.2014 Hindu: Home
The Tibetan plateau has become the focus of intense meteorological study in a never-before attempt to understand its effect on climate locally as well as globally, notes Nature News. ...
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Sink or swim: designing for climate change in pictures 1.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Architectural, fine art and news photographers shed light on contemporary and traditional solutions to the problem of climate change in densely populated coastal regions

  • Sink or Swim is at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles from December
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Disasters and displacement 1.10.2014 FrontLine: Other
The growing global phenomenon of displacement caused by natural disasters is aggravated by urbanisation, unsustainable development and climate change. By R.K. RADHAKRISHNAN
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Cool Melbourne: whichever party wins the election, climate change is urgent 1.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Cities must urgently plan for a zero-carbon economy to protect themselves from the worst effects of global warming, say three experts in this edited book extract

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Blame climate change for heatwaves that struck in 2013 30.9.2014 New Scientist: News
An assessment of the extreme weather events concludes that five heatwaves across the world would have been unlikely without greenhouse gas ...
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This Lynch Mob Mentality Over Rooney Is Ridiculous 30.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves 30.9.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.
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Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather 29.9.2014 Sify News
Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.
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How global warming affected extreme weather events in 2013  interactive 29.9.2014 Guardian: Environment

From Australias off-the-charts heat wave to Colorados biblical deluge, Europes scorching summer, and Britains miserable spring, nine events were caused at least in part by climate change, scientists conclude in a report in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society on Monday. Overseen by the US Nooa and the UK Met Office, 92 scientists from 14 countries looked at how climate change affected 16 of the biggest weather events of 2013

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Is Alaska the new Florida? Experts predict where next for America's 'climate refugees' 28.9.2014 Guardian: Environment
Rising temperatures could spark massive population shifts across the United States

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Crazy weather traced to Arctic's impact on jet stream 26.9.2014 New Scientist: Focus on America
Evidence is mounting that melting of Arctic ice is weakening the jet stream, causing weeks of cold, hot or stormy weather in the northern ...
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Philippine Envoy Leads 40-day Climate Change March 25.9.2014 NDTV National
An envoy who made headlines with an emotional call for global action on climate change said on Thursday that he will walk 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) to a Philippine city devastated by last year's ...
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U.N. climate summit falls short for marchers, world’s poorest 25.9.2014 FirstPost: World

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders at the U.N. climate summit in New York made too few commitments on curbing climate change to meet the demands of the hundreds of thousands of people who flooded streets worldwide on Sunday calling for bold action, civil society groups said. But they took some heart from the limited pledges made by governments on Tuesday, together with signals that countries are serious about agreeing a new global climate deal next year in Paris, aiming to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.

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UK warns that climate change could trigger violent conflict in India 24.9.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
A British report has warned that climate change could trigger violent conflict in India – similar to the Arab Spring where climate change, drought, water mismanagement and food prices contributed to the outbreak of civil ...
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Climate aid needed for 500 million small farmers – researchers 24.9.2014 FirstPost: World

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As world leaders meet in New York for yet another climate change summit, concerns over wild weather patterns disrupting food supplies are increasingly finding their way to the table. About 500 million farmers in South Asia and Africa need help developing "climate smart agriculture" by 2030 to brace themselves for water shortages and super storms and to mitigate against potential food crises, a coalition of food security groups warned on Tuesday.

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UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change 23.9.2014 Sify News
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases.
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‘World running out of carbon allowance’ 23.9.2014 Hindu: International
Latest study says we may use up the global carbon budget within 30 years
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Ice in Arctic seas shrinks to 6th-lowest recorded 23.9.2014 Sify News
Ice in Arctic seas shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level in 36 years of monitoring.
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Climate change activists stage Wall Street sit-in protest live updates 22.9.2014 Guardian: Environment

Demonstrators plan flood to protest financial industrys role in climate crisis, a day after massive rallies took place worldwide

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