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Extreme weather

Background | 16 March, 2006 at 10:43

There is strong evidence that extreme weather events - such as hurricanes, floods, droughts and heat waves - are increasing because of climate change. In fact, the Financial Initiative of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) recently calculated...

Extreme weather and climate change: How long must we sing this song?

Blog entry by Dr. Paul Johnston | 18 January, 2011 8 comments

Extreme weather events will be more frequent in a warming world. Anyone reading the news about recent extreme weather events may understandably be confused by the varied statements regarding the attribution of these events...

Daily news: Greenpeace acts to protect North Sea reef; Oil and fraud and bears, oh my!

Blog entry by MaeveS | 3 August, 2011

© Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace Top news: Greenpeace places protective boulders near Sylt Outer Reef; Anti-environmental riders stuck to US spending bill; US Dept. of Interior forgets to collect oil royalties; Texas reservoir turns...

Angry Kid

Video | 8 February, 2007 at 15:56

By the end of this century, if current climate trends continue, the temperature will likely climb higher than it's been at any time in the past two million years. The consequences of this drastic rise, caused by burning fossil fuels, are likely...

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