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UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planes

by Associated Press  (Feb. 9, 2016)

A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they would be too weak to actually slow global warming. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by the agency's ...

Businesses step up to the plate to address climate change, worker well-being, and sustainable development

by GLOBE Series  (Feb. 3, 2016)

In the coming weeks, some of the world’s biggest companies and most respected brands are coming to Vancouver to discuss climate action, improve worker well-being, boost clean energy, electric vehicle adoption, and more. A who’s who of bankers, investors, politicians, and others are coming together under one roof to discuss how to use ...

Europe’s hot summers break 2,000-year record

by Climate News Network  (Jan. 29, 2016)

The unusually hot summers in Europe over the last three decades are further evidence that human activities are largely responsible for recent global warming, according to new research. This new data adds to the fears expressed by scientists only a week ago that parts of the Mediterranean and Arctic regions will heat up by 3.4˚C and 6˚C ...

Companies Blind to Climate Risks – New Report

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 26, 2016)

Following the historic international deal agreed at the UN climate conference, COP21, and the news from Davos that climate change is the world’s most impactful risk, leading companies such as Dell, Unilever and Walmart are establishing the extent to which impending climate regulation will impact their business. However, half their key ...

Hooray for Paris! And now we can get on with addressing climate change...

by DelAgua Group  (Jan. 19, 2016)

Like many, I'm happy to see the Paris Agreement signed. It's much like the UN itself: inspiring and necessary, but ...

Human-made climate change suppresses the next ice age

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 14, 2016)

Humanity has become a geological force that is able to suppress the beginning of the next ice age, a study now published in the renowned scientific journal Nature shows. Cracking the code of glacial inception, scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research found the relation of insolation and CO2 concentration in the atmosphere ...

MIT releases institutional greenhouse gas inventory

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Jan. 13, 2016)

Original story at MIT News The MIT Office of Sustainability has published the results of the first comprehensive campus greenhouse gas inventory, giving the MIT community the opportunity to understand, study, and improve decision-making on the ...

Powerful replacement in works for climate-modeling computer

by Associated Press  (Jan. 11, 2016)

One of the most powerful computers in the world dedicated to climate change, weather and other earth science research will be replaced in 2017 by an even faster machine, officials announced Monday. The Yellowstone supercomputer in Wyoming currently ranks among the 60 fastest in the world. The new supercomputer, to be named Cheyenne, will be at ...

Rising Sea Levels – The New Reality

by Climate News Network  (Jan. 9, 2016)

Water may be flowing from the Greenland icecap and into the sea more quickly than anybody expected. It doesn’t mean that global warming has got conspicuously worse: rather, researchers have had to revise their understanding of the intricate physiology of the northern hemisphere’s biggest icecap. Climate calculations Since ...

The Sniffers at Conference on Climate Change in Paris

by The Sniffers NV  (Jan. 5, 2016)

Want to know about the added value of Optical Gas Imaging for your company? Want to reduce methane emissions? The Sniffers and FLIR teamed up to create a film on Optical Gas Imaging for the Conference on Climate Change in Paris! ...

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