02 Nov '11, 5pm

Green Blog: Climate Change Imperils Global Prosperity, U.N. Warns: A report warns that drastic measures are need...

Reuters A coal-fired power plant on the outskirts of Wuhai in China’s Inner Mongolia region. A new report from the United Nations Development Program warns that if drastic measures are not taken to prepare nations for the impacts of climate change, the economic progress of the world’s developing countries could stall or even be reversed by 2050. This year’s annual report, approaches the issue of climate change and environmental degradation from the standpoint of economic development and the eradication of poverty,. “Even if someone’s a climate skeptic, this report says, ‘Put that aside for a second,’ ” said William Orme, a spokesman for the United Nations agency. “If you believe in something like a moral commitment to the global community and in getting people out of poverty, we must address these environmental problems.” Each region of the world faces unique challenges be...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Nov '11, 5pm

Reuters A coal-fired power plant on the outskirts of Wuhai in China’s Inner Mongolia region. A new report from the United ...

@timminchin FYI: excellent report (IMHO) from NBC

@timminchin FYI: excellent report (IMHO) from NBC

treehugger.com 02 Nov '11, 8pm

By and large, the mainstream media has been dropping the ball on climate change for the last two or three years. Major stu...

No One-Size-Fits-All for Climate Change

No One-Size-Fits-All for Climate Change

green.blogs.nytimes.com 03 Nov '11, 11am

P.R.B.O./Conservation Science Researchers measuring a Wilson’s warbler. As we noted here in a recent post, a substantial b...

US Firms Barely Rank in Global Climate Change Disclosure Lists

US Firms Barely Rank in Global Climate Change D...

greenbiz.com 01 Nov '11, 11am

When it comes to comprehensive climate change disclosure, it's safe to say that European companies blow their North Americ...

#Climate Change Likely Already Causing More Extreme Weather, IPCC Says:

#Climate Change Likely Already Causing More Ext...

treehugger.com 02 Nov '11, 3pm

A draft report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , obtained by the AP, says there's a 66% chance that cli...

Global climate deal not likely this year, says Environment Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

Global climate deal not likely this year, says ...

straitstimes.com 01 Nov '11, 5am

Minister for Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan. -- THE NEW PAPER: KELVIN CHNG By Jessica Cheam It is unl...

Global natural & organic beauty product sales r...

eco-business.com 01 Nov '11, 3pm

Global sales of natural & organic beauty products are projected to reach USD 9 billion this year. Although consumer demand...

Trees Aren't Adapting to Climate Change as Predicted

Trees Aren't Adapting to Climate Change as Pred...

treehugger.com 02 Nov '11, 1am

Numerous studies have shown the crucial role Earth's forests play in storing carbon and mitigating the effects of global w...

Why Water is the Sharp End of the Climate Change Stick

Why Water is the Sharp End of the Climate Chang...

greenbiz.com 03 Nov '11, 6pm

Earlier this year, the city government of Bangkok reported its greenhouse gas emissions and other climate change-related i...

Climate change to bring more floods

Climate change to bring more floods

mnn.com 11 Nov '11, 3pm

Climate change will bring more floods and extreme weather to Southeast Asia, a World Bank official said Thursday on a visi...

Global warming means more smack addiction. Apparently.

Global warming means more smack addiction. Appa...

greenbang.com 11 Nov '11, 2pm

As carbon dioxide levels keep rising, we can’t expect plants across the board to become more packed with certain chemical ...

Why we should stick with the 'stalling' UN clim...

theecologist.org 10 Nov '11, 2pm

Re: Durban climate change conference: why we should stick with the UN talks Posted By Lftrsuk 1 November 10, 2011 09:58:44...

#Durban climate summit: 'Sideline the UN' says leading academic

#Durban climate summit: 'Sideline the UN' says ...

theecologist.org 07 Nov '11, 10am

I don't think we are anywhere near resolving the issues without a fairly heavy dose of innovation. Both globally and natio...

Extreme weather events likely linked to global ...

e360.yale.edu 01 Nov '11, 3pm

01 Nov 2011: Extreme Weather Events Likely Linked to Warming, IPCC Says A draft report by the Intergovernmental Panel on C...

How Climate Change Realists & Climate Skeptics View Temperature Rise Data

How Climate Change Realists & Climate Skeptics ...

treehugger.com 07 Nov '11, 4pm

That’s incorrect...I mean, what they have done is an old trick. It’s how to lie with statistics, right? And scientists can...