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Major environmental changes seen for Mediterranean: Study

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

Global warming is likely to change the environment of the Mediterranean region in ways unseen in the past 10,000 years, reshaping forests and turning parts of Europe into desert, researchers...

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September 2016 hottest on record: NASA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2016

Last month was the warmest September in 136 years of record-keeping, meaning 11 of the past 12 consecutive months dating back to October last year have set new monthly high-temperature records,...

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India plays crucial role in Montreal Protocol talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

India on Tuesday played a crucial role in the ongoing negotiations on the Montreal Protocol by favouring two baseline years for bringing down the consumption of HFC by the developing countries...

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Reservoirs play substantial role in global warming

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2016

Washington State University researchers say the world’s reservoirs are an underappreciated source of greenhouse gases, producing the equivalent of roughly 1 gigaton of carbon dioxide a year, or...

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In Rwanda, India to seek just deal on phasing out of HFCs

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2016

With India deciding to ratify the Paris Agreement on October 2, the focus is now shifted to the country's move on curbing the use of climate-damaging refrigerants hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under...

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Governor Jerry Brown in California signs sweeping legislation to combat climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2016

California will become a petri dish for international efforts to slow global warming under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, forcing one of the world’s largest economies to...

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India pitches for transparency at Montreal protocol conference

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 22, 2016

India on Thursday pitched for the formation of guidelines for enhancing flexibility, developing methodologies and ensuring transparency in phasing out of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a potent...

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Long-awaited breakthrough in the reconstruction of warm climate phases

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2016

Climate scientists often hear the same complaint: How can climate models accurately predict the future of our planet if it is not even possible to correctly reproduce the climate of the past?...

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Companies Should Be Forces To Disclose Climate Risk, Unilever CEO Says

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2016

Unilever chief Paul Polman said Wednesday that all companies should be forced to disclose to shareholders any risk that climate change might pose to their business.


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Scientists moot 'green fracking' technique

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2016

Adding CO2 instead of water to the cocktail used in fracking, could boost oil and gas extraction and help fight global warming at the same time, scientists said Tuesday.


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