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Carbon in exile: the melting of Siberia

Feature story | 27 November, 2009 at 0:00

If you live in a developed country, you’re pretty well insulated from climate change. Shifts in weather patterns, heavier rainfall, gradually rising sea levels and temperature increases – at the moment western society absorbs these changes...

More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | 26 July, 2007 at 15:56

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

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...

Hurricane Sandy shows what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic

Blog entry by Travis Nichols | 2 November, 2012 2 comments

This week, Shell finally put its 2012 Arctic drilling season out of its misery .  After a summer of snafus and false starts, the window for drilling closed on the global oil giant–until next year when it plans to try once again to...

Voices for Change - California

Video | 22 November, 2009 at 14:06

A firefighter talks about how weather is changing in California as a result of climate change. Drier landscapes and more dry lightning mean more fires.

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