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As U.N. Backs Fossil Fuel Divestment, Bill McKibben on Vanuatu, Oxford Vote, California Water Crisis

As the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu is devastated by Cyclone Pam, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben links the storm to global warming and responds to the new decision by the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to back the fast-growing divestment campaign to persuade …

As Extreme Weather Increases, A Push for Advanced Forecasts

With a warmer atmosphere expected to spur an increase in major storms, floods, and other wild weather events, scientists and meteorologists worldwide are harnessing advanced computing power to devise more accurate, medium-range forecasts that could save lives and property.

Energy Crunch: A new political consensus on climate change?

 Climate change is back in the headlines in the US and also in the UK.

Does Canada’s stance on climate change constitute moral negligence?

How could the media report, with apparent pride, Canada’s military and civil contributions to humanitarian rescue efforts in the Philippines while ignoring our nation’s commitment to ensuring that present disasters are mere prelude to greater future catastrophe?

Surviving Climate Change: Is a Green Energy Revolution on the Global Agenda?

A week after the most powerful “super typhoon” ever recorded pummeled the Philippines...and three weeks after the northern Chinese city of Harbin suffered a devastating “airpocalypse,"...government leaders beware!

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