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Climate change is fueling forest disturbances

by Wageningen University and Research Centre  (Aug. 4, 2014)

Climate change is already altering the environment. Long-lived ecosystems such as forests are particularly vulnerable to the comparatively rapid changes in the climate system. A new international study published this week in Nature Climate Change shows that damage from wind, bark beetles, and wildfires has increased drastically in Europe’s ...

Climate changes ensnare Antarctic predator

by Climate News Network  (Jul. 29, 2014)

Climate change has begun to take its toll of one of Antarctica’s top predators. The Antarctic fur seal is being born with a lower weight and tends to breed later than earlier generations − almost certainly in response to the reduced availability of its prime food, krill. But the fur seal (Arctocephalus gazelle) is also changing in ...

Climate change heralds end of civilisations

by Climate News Network  (Aug. 13, 2014)

Scientists looking at what is known as the “Fertile Crescent” of ancient Mesopotamia have found new evidence that drought caused by climate change brings an end to civilisations. It is the latest study that confirms the threat posed to present ...

Climate change damages Europe’s forests

by Climate News Network  (Aug. 5, 2014)

Climate change is here, it’s happening now, and for the last few decades it has been demonstrably bad news for many of Europe’s forests. An international team of researchers say in a report from the European Forest Institute that climate change is altering the environment, and it is long-lived ecosystems like forests that are ...

New Biogas Opportunities Roadmap is Part of Climate Change Solution

by US Department of Energy  (Aug. 1, 2014)

Farmers have long understood the need to care for our air, land and water. They know that farms are more productive and efficient when they’re properly cared for. Protecting natural resources protects their bottom lines and may be able to improve them as well. Farmers are always looking for ways to make a living and be good stewards of the ...

Market Report on Climate Change Adaptation Reveals New Business Opportunities

by Environmental Business International (EBI)  (Jul. 24, 2014)

Weather-related disasters worldwide have helped galvanize attention on the need to prepare for the impact of changing weather patterns on our communities, businesses and natural resources. This presents significant opportunities for companies positioned to help clients prepare for, adapt to and even gain competitive advantage from the consequences ...

Investment in Climate Change Adaptation can Help Promote the Livelihoods of 65% of Africans, finds new report

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Aug. 12, 2014)

Investment in climate change adaptation can help ensure that the impacts of climate change - including a projected 20-50 per cent decline in water availability - do not reverse decades of development progress in Africa, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Keeping Track of Adaptation Actions ...

Climate Bonds – State of the Market Report

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 17, 2014)

The Climate Bonds Initiative today launched its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The report finds that: The total universe of bonds linked to key climate changes solutions stands at US$502.6bn, compared to ...

Europe’s climate continues to change

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Aug. 6, 2014)

The period from 2004-2013 was the warmest decade on record in Europe. Many other changes significant for Europe have been observed across the climate system, including warming oceans, rising sea level and shrinking snow cover, ice sheets, sea ice and glaciers. In the last decade global near-surface average annual temperature was 0.75 - 0.81 °C ...

Ignoring Climate Risks could Sink US Economy

by GLOBE Foundation  (Aug. 3, 2014)

For the second time in a month, Americans have been warned that the economic cost of not acting on climate change is likely to be calamitous. Robert Rubin, the co-chairman of the influential, non-partisan Council on Foreign Relations, says the price of inaction could be the US economy itself. Writing in the Washington Post, Rubin, a former US ...

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