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2009-04-24 07:40:00

Climate experts now believe that they have pinpointed yet another human-related cause of global warming: fires.

2009-04-07 13:23:00

Named Climate Action Champion WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service has added to its list of more than 70 environmental awards by accepting a Climate Action Champion Award. The U.S.

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2009-04-07 13:00:00

A poll of scientists, released on Tuesday, showed that global warming is likely to overshoot a 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit rise, seen by the European Union and many developing nations as a trigger for "dangerous" change.

2009-03-23 15:28:10

Researchers say more than 90 percent of U.S.

2009-03-12 08:48:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development: The need for urgent action has been emerging as a primary theme of the Copenhagen Climate Congress this week - including urgent action on mitigation strategies that complement aggressive cuts in CO2 emissions.

2009-03-11 12:13:43

Scientists at a Denmark conference say rising sea levels will have a major negative impact on 1-in-10 humans living in the Earth's low-lying coastal areas. Research presented during this week's International Scientific Congress on Climate Change in Copenhagen shows the upper range of sea level rise by 2100 could be in the range of about 1 meter (3 feet) or possibly more.

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2009-03-10 13:20:00

More than 2,000 climate scientists gathered in Copenhagen on Tuesday to focus on global warming's rapid acceleration.

2009-02-25 11:55:00

A new study by scientists updating some of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2001 Third Assessment Report finds that even a lower level of increase in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions could cause significant problems in five key areas of global concern.

2009-02-17 15:15:28

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  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
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