Climate Change : Newsfile

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  • World's mayors call for action on climate change

    19 May 2007

    Mayors from 34 of the world's largest cities met in New York City in mid-May to discuss the dangers of catastrophic climate change and the need for immediate action. ENS reports.

  • World has five years to make key decisions

    15 May 2007

    The world has more than enough sustainable energy and technology to curb climate change, but only if key decisions are made within the next five years, according to new research by WWF.

  • Climate change compounds migration crisis

    14 May 2007

    At least 1 billion people will be forced from their homes between now and 2050 as the effects of climate change deepen an already burgeoning global migration crisis, predicts a new report by Christian Aid.

  • Governments must act urgently on climate change

    4 May 2007

    Between 1970 and 2004, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions grew by 70 per cent, according to the latest UN report on climate change. But it says that climate change can be controlled by curbing GHG emissions, and that this can be done at reasonable cost.

  • Arctic ice retreating 30 years ahead of projections

    3 May 2007

    Arctic sea ice is melting much more quickly than projected by even the most advanced computer models, a new US-government funded study has found. ENS reports:

  • Scientists warn on reality of warmer world

    10 April 2007

    The world's scientists issued a grim forecast for life on earth when they published their latest assessment of the impacts of climate change, report David Adam and Ian Trayner in The Guardian.

  • Many Britons failing to act on climate change

    2 April 2007

    The British government, which prides itself on its green credentials, will have trouble hitting its carbon-cutting targets judging by a survey highlighting the deep gap between public awareness and actions, says this report by Planet Ark.

  • Huge climate payoff from energy efficient buldings

    30 March 2007

    Europe could reduce its energy consumption by more than a fifth and save up to 45 million tonnes of CO2 per year by 2010 by applying more ambitious standards to new and existing buildings, says a new UN report.

  • UK carbon emissions still rising

    29 March 2007

    UK carbon dioxide emissions rose again in 2006 and are now higher than they have ever been since the Labour government came to power ten years ago, provisional Government figures reveal.

  • Global warming study warns of vanishing climates

    28 March 2007

    By the end of the century up to two-fifths of the land surface of the Earth will have a hotter climate unlike anything that currently exists, according to a study that predicts the effects of global warming on local and regional climates. And in the worst case scenario, the climatic conditions on another 48 per cent of the land surface will no longer exist on the planet at all.