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Climate change boosts conflict risk, flood, hunger–UN

This May 6, 2008 file photo, shows an aerial view of devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis, seen at an unknown location in Myanmar.  Freaky storms like 2013’s Typhoon Haiyan, 2012’s Superstorm Sandy and 2008’s ultra-deadly Cyclone Nargis may not have been caused by warming, but their fatal storm surges were augmented by climate change’s ever rising seas, Maarten van Aalst, a top official at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said. Global warming is driving humanity toward a whole new level of many risks, a United Nations scientific panel reports, warning that the wild climate ride has only just begun. AP

Soaring carbon emissions will amplify the risk of conflict, hunger, floods and migration this century, the UN’s expert panel said Monday in a landmark report on the impact of climate change.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Emerging powers chide rich nations´ climate stance

In this Sept. 3, 2013 photo, Jacquelin Calvaire, 17, bathes using water from a fountain that taps mountain water in Petion-Ville, Haiti. Experts are sounding a new alarm about the effects of climate change for parts of the Caribbean: the depletion of already strained drinking water throughout much of the region. AP FILE PHOTO

Brazil, China, India and South Africa on Monday chided developed nations for not doing enough to curb greenhouse gases and fund efforts to confront climate change.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Too late to stop extreme heat waves – study

Heat wave continues across Japan as temperature sores up to 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) in Tokyo while other parts of the country hit over 40 degrees Celsius, (104 degrees Fahrenheit), Aug. 11, 2013. AP

Climate change will trigger harsher and more frequent heat waves in the next 30 years regardless of the amount of Earth-warming carbon dioxide we emit, a study said Thursday.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Diesel-powered motor vehicles blamed for most of PH’s air pollution

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More than 500,000 diesel-fueled jeepneys, buses, trucks and other vehicles in Metro Manila are responsible for about 70 percent of the total soot or black carbon emissions in the Philippines, according to Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Norway to compensate industry for carbon emissions

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Norway’s government says it will create a carbon-emissions program to compensate domestic manufacturers, in the hope of dissuading them from moving their industries to countries with less stringent climate regulations.

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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