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A bipartisan group formed by the Washington Legislature has been meeting with since spring to come up with ways to cut greenhouse gas pollution...The five-member group, which includes the governor as a non-voting member, meets again Friday...A 2008
The downside to warmer winters on the eastern seaboard in 2100 is the prospect of "anarchy" in our region prompted by the dislocation of 250 million people from the Asia-Pacific, climate refugees who will need to be resettled in part in Australia.
Australia's climate conscience Nov. 20 London, 19 Nov.: The ashes' of the Australian Government's conscience on climate change were presented to the nation's High Commission in London today by Friends of the Earth. The award was in recognition of
The next century could witness the rise of severe localized famines, leading to food riots, vulnerability to pandemics, and other problems. A leaked intergovernmental report suggests that famine is a likely scenario for the near future. Several
The Abbott government has abolished the Climate Commission, which had been established to provide public information on the impacts and potential solutions to global warming. Environment Minister Greg Hunt rang chief climate commissioner Tim Flannery
CCU director Esala Nayasi confirmed this during the Second National Climate Change Summit while discussing the relocation issue of certain villages that have been affected by rising sea levels. He said the issue of relocation was included as an
Temperatures are rising, with both maximums and minimums increasing. Photo: Kirk Gilmour The extreme weather events that have hit Australia in recent years are likely to increase in frequency and potentially intensify in the future as a result of
Ms Sabass said ecosystems were highly sensitive to changes in temperatures and rainfall and higher sea temperatures lead to coral bleaching. "Higher air temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns may lead to increased occurrence of invasive
Climate change and its consequences for the environment present an enormous threat to human development and progress today. It is with this understanding that the UN subsidiary bodies are due to meet in Bonn, Germany, in June to advance agreements on
In a significant blow, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal made a damning assessment of the internal workings of the national science organisation and criticised two senior executives for giving unreliable evidence in court...But despite the tribunal'