Apple’s Tim Cook sets bar for corporate #climate leadership | Greenpeace International

April 24, 2014

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Apple’s Tim Cook sets bar for corporate climate leadership Earlier this month, the world’s top climate scientists reiterated that we are on a path to permanently change our planet, reporting that people on every continent are already feeling the impacts of global warming. If we are to preserve a safe, livable planet for future generations, […]

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Shaheen: ‘ #Climate change poses a very serious threat’

April 24, 2014

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Shaheen: ‘Climate change poses a very serious threat’ CONCORD, N.H. —There is something we can do about climate change to help protect New Hampshire’s wildlife and its tourism economy. That was the message on Earth Day, Tuesday, from both New Hampshire-based biologists who are looking at impacts and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, who has […]

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#Climate change group: New York warming faster than rest of country, planet

April 24, 2014

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Climate change group: New York warming faster than rest of country, planet Washington, D.C. — New York state is getting warmer faster than the rest of the United States, according to a new study relying on federal data. New York is about 1.7 degrees warmer now than it was on the first Earth Day in […]

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Millions of China’s Farmers Now Buy #Climate-Change Insurance

April 24, 2014

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Millions of China’s Farmers Now Buy Climate-Change Insurance Weeks before the harvest started last summer, Li Ping’s rice paddies were hit by extreme weather. Temperatures of 95 degrees Fahrenheit baked Longtan village in north China for over a month, causing leaf yellowing and damaging grain production. As a result, Li’s rice yields decreased by 20 […]

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Canadian author argues #climate change arguments need to adopt language of ‘common sense’

April 24, 2014

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Make climate change matter, or else, author argues The planet is slowly heating up, says Canadian author Tom Rand, and we need to wake up before the climate change gets worse. That’s the message behind Rand’s new book, “Waking the Frog.” Rand uses the old story of a frog swimming in a slowly-warming pot of […]

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Earth Had 4th-Warmest March on Record, 7th-Warmest Year So Far | #climate

April 24, 2014

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Earth Had 4th-Warmest March on Record, 7th-Warmest Year So Far Another month has passed, and with it comes more news of warmer than average global surface temperatures, this time for the 349th straight month. Talk about a broken record. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data released on Tuesday, which is Earth Day, […]

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Scientists Discover ‘Earth Cousin’ Planet That Could Support Life

April 18, 2014

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For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might have liquid water and the right conditions for life. The newfound planet, called Kepler-186f, was first spotted by NASA’s Kepler space telescope and circles a dim red dwarf star about […]

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