27 Nov '11, 9pm

"If treasuries can find trillions to bail out dodgy banks, if financiers can be paid hundreds of millions in...

I have just spent 10 days travelling across Africa to assess the impact of climate change. From north to south, the broad observations are remarkably similar. More floods, droughts, storms and changing seasons are being experienced: The heatwaves are getting longer and more frequent; the storms more intense; the night-time temperatures higher; the farmers see new diseases and pests; and the growing seasons appear disrupted. On top of that, the marginal areas are turning to desert and cities are becoming unbearably hot. The peer-reviewed science is still sketchy but it is the best there is in a continent starved of research funds and it is consistent with the latest models done by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. What is less predictable is the extreme variability of governments' responses to this unfolding drama. Having dragged climate change from seemingly n...

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businessgreen.com 28 Nov '11, 1am

With the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference st...

As Dangerous Climate Change Looks Increasingly Assured, What Does Environmentalism Do?

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treehugger.com 26 Nov '11, 6am

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unfccc.int 27 Nov '11, 8pm

Whilst the opening ceremonies and the high-level segment at the end of the conference attract high-level government partic...

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sixpegs.com 27 Nov '11, 10pm

November 28th, 2011 by sixpegs I’m sentimental So I walk in the rain I’ve got some habits Even I can’t explain I go to the...

The New Story of Stuff: Can We Consume Less?

e360.yale.edu 28 Nov '11, 1pm

The New Story of Stuff: Can We Consume Less? A new study finds that Britons are consuming less than they did a decade ago,...

UN Report: More "Extreme" Bad Weather Coming,' ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 27 Nov '11, 12am

More extreme weather events—heat waves, floods, drought—are coming our way this century, and there is new evidence that li...

What can we expect from the Durban climate talks?

grist.org 28 Nov '11, 7pm

Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Next week, Climate Progress will be heading to the COP 17 climate conference in Durba...

3 Obvious Ways Companies Can Flip the Switch and Save Millions

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greenbiz.com 23 Nov '11, 1pm

Probably much like dads worldwide, my dad would yell at us kids to turn off the lights or TV once we left a room. Given ho...

Getting the World Ready to Adapt to Climate Change

Getting the World Ready to Adapt to Climate Change

greenbiz.com 04 Dec '11, 2pm

Nature of Business radio, created and hosted by Chrissy Coughlin, is a weekly show on business and environment. I admit th...

Solar cuts will cost Treasury millions and dest...

foe.co.uk 23 Nov '11, 5pm

Solar cuts will cost Treasury millions and destroy up to 29,000 jobs 23 November 2011 New analysis by strategic energy con...

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US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” seri...

green-blog.org 25 Nov '11, 1pm

It has been reported by the UK New Statesman that the US will not air the “On Thin Ice” seventh episode of David Attenboro...

Five-nation study sheds light on costs of adapt...

iied.org 25 Nov '11, 10am

Research in Africa and Asia has shown that efforts to assess the costs of adapting agriculture to a changing climate often...

Can polar bears survive climate change? Take th...

care2.com 04 Dec '11, 7pm

Global warming is a dangerous threat facing wildlife today. For polar bears, the situation is dire. Scientists are already...

“I Hate My Job, But What Can I Do About It?”

youngupstarts.com 22 Nov '11, 6am

by Melissa Evans, author of “Sole to Soul: How to Identify Your Purpose and Monetize It “ The late comedian George Carlin ...